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  • President Nov 26, 2019

    Opposition Leader Juan Guaido Back in Venezuela

    Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaido has arrived back in Venezuela to renew his campaign to topple the government of President Nicolas Maduro.

  • Donald Trump Nov 17, 2019

    Trump Emissary Ties President Closer to Ukraine Pressure

    Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official. Sondland said vital U.S. military assistance to Ukraine might be freed up if the country’s top prosecutor “would go to the mike and announce that he was opening the Burisma investigation,” a U.S. official told lawmakers. Burisma is the...

  • Donald Trump Nov 16, 2019

    Fact Check: Impeachment Hearings And That Trump Tweet

    Over two days, the hearings by the House Intelligence Committee featured a variety of statements at odds with the known facts. Each day, the committee’s top Republican wrapped into his opening statement the provocative claim that Democrats went on a hunt for naked pictures of the president in a flailing attempt to come up with dirt on him. The lawmaker...

  • Donald Trump Nov 15, 2019

    Amb. Yovanovitch Responds to Trump's Tweet During Testimony, Calls It ‘Very Intimidating'

    Marie Yovanovitch, former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, responds to a tweet President Donald Trump published about her record as an ambassador.

  • California Nov 9, 2019

    Trump Tried Hard to Win Ukraine Biden Probes: Officials

    There was no hinting around, it was a straight-out trade, two key White House officials told impeachment investigators. If Ukraine’s new leader wanted an Oval Office welcome from Donald Trump — and he did — he would have to open a public probe into the president’s Democratic foe Joe Biden and his son. “There was no ambiguity,” said Lt. Col....

  • Sep 30, 2013

    Designer Living: Home Design With Aman & Meeks

    We take a special trip down south where the design duo of Jim Aman and John Meeks show off some of their Miami design. This episode of Open House was hosted from 254 Park Ave, New York, NY. For more information on this property, please contact Yair Tavivian 646-321-6379. View the listing.

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    The Words Trump Had to Hear: Investigations, Biden, Clinton

    There were three words President Donald Trump wanted to hear from the Ukraine president: Investigations, Biden, Clinton. That’s according to the transcript, released Thursday, of an impeachment inquiry interview with career State Department official George Kent. “Potus wanted nothing less than President Zelenskiy to go to the microphone and say investigations, Biden and Clinton,” Kent testified. “Basically there needed to...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Moves Forward

    The House of Representatives votes to move forward with impeachment of President Trump, setting the stage for public hearings.

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • Donald Trump Nov 1, 2019

    Impeachment Inquiry Focuses on White House Lawyers

    The House impeachment inquiry is zeroing in on two White House lawyers privy to a discussion about moving a memo recounting President Donald Trump’s phone call with the leader of Ukraine into a highly restricted computer system normally reserved for documents about covert action. Deepening their reach into the West Wing, impeachment investigators have summoned former national security adviser John...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russian Envoy Grilled Over Ukraine

    The second-highest-ranking State Dept. official faces off with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv.

  • Donald Trump Oct 30, 2019

    Trump Pick for Russia Envoy Grilled by Senators on Ukraine

    The No. 2 official at the State Department faced off Wednesday with senators demanding to know why he didn’t know more about the Trump administration’s backchannel diplomacy with Ukraine and the dismissal of the former U.S. ambassador to Kyiv, issues now at the heart of the impeachment inquiry into the president. Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan, President Donald Trump’s...

  • Attorney Oct 29, 2019

    Vindman Delivers “Extremely Disturbing” Testimony

    Highly decorated Iraq War veteran and top Ukraine expert testifies about his concerns, and warnings, in the wake of President Trump’s controversial phone call with Ukraine’s president.

  • Ambassador Oct 25, 2019

    Turkish and Syrian Ambassadors Clash at UN Security Council

    The Turkish and Syrian ambassadors clashed Thursday at their first U.N. Security Council encounter since Turkey launched a cross-border offensive earlier this month following the withdrawal of U.S. forces. The council met on Syria’s humanitarian situation, but the members’ top concerns were the state of a Russian-Turkish cease-fire agreement that divides up the border region and prospects for next week’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 18, 2019

    Trump Touts Turkey Cease-Fire, Even as It Appears Shaky

    President Donald Trump punched back Friday at criticism that his Syria withdrawal is damaging U.S. credibility, betraying Kurdish allies and opening the door for a possible resurgence of the Islamic State. He touted a cease-fire agreement that seemed at risk as Turkey and Kurdish fighters differed over what it required and whether combat had halted.

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    George Kent, State Department's Ukraine Expert, Testifies in Impeachment Inquiry

    George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state in the European and Eurasian Bureau, is testifying to Congress behind closed doors as part of the Democrats’ impeachment probe into President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. Kent arrived on Capitol Hill under a congressional subpoena after the State Department ordered several former and current administration officials not to appear for scheduled...

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Former White House Adviser Strongly Objected to Ukrainian Ambassador's Ouster: Source

    Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony. Yovanovitch testified Friday that President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to fire her. Hill...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    Ambassador Sondland to Testify ‘No Quid Pro Quo' Denial Came From Trump

    A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his coming testimony in the impeachment probe. Gordon Sondland, Trump’s hand-picked ambassador to the European Union, is...

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