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NSC Official Faults Sondland's Role In 'Shadow' Ukraine Policy

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But Tim Morrison, the top Russia official on President Trump's National Security Council, said he found nothing wrong with the July 25 call between the U.S. president and his Ukrainian counterpart.

Pelosi On Trump: 'I Will Make Sure He Does Not Intimidate The Whistleblower'

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi warned the president not to intimidate the whistleblower, as the president continued to call for the anonymous person to be exposed.

Gotabaya Rajapaksa Wins Sri Lankan Presidential Elections

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The former defense secretary, who has been accused of human rights abuses during the country's civil war, campaigned on a platform of stability and national security.

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Barr Accuses Democrats Of Trying To 'Cripple' The Trump Administration's Power

The Attorney General's remarks at The Federalist Society drew swift criticism from some legal experts, who decried his ideas as "authoritarian" and "dangerous."

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Louisiana Democrat, Gov. John Bel Edwards, Keeps Seat Despite Trump's Opposition

In Saturday's race, Gov. John Bel Edwards, the Louisiana Democrat, was able to defeat Republican Eddie Rispone, who President Trump heartily endorsed.

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Special Coverage: Day 2 Of The Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified before Congress on the second day of public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

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READ: Testimony Of Jennifer Williams, Aide To Vice President Pence

At the time of her deposition on Nov. 7, her lawyer told NPR that Williams's testimony "will largely reflect what is already in the public record."

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READ: Testimony Of Tim Morrison, Former Russia Director For National Security Council

In his closed-door deposition on Oct. 31, Morrison said President Trump had indeed asked Ukraine's president for assistance, but he argued the president's conduct wasn't unlawful.

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State Department Aide Confirms He Overheard Trump On Call Discussing Investigation

David Holmes, the State Department official who overheard a phone call between the president and a top diplomat, appeared in a closed-door deposition Friday before the House impeachment inquiry.

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OMB Staffer Could Shed Light On Impeachment Inquiry Enigmas

Closed-door testimony from the only White House staffer cooperating with the probe could provide first-hand knowledge about details that remain hazy.

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Where Does The Term 'Gubernatorial' Come From?

Saturday is the final gubernatorial election of 2019 which got us wondering: why we use the term gubernatorial in the first place.

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Special Report: What You Need To Know From Marie Yovanovitch's Public Testimony

The former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch, testified in front of the House Intelligence Committee on Friday in the public phase of the impeachment inquiry.

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The Whistleblower Complaint Has Largely Been Corroborated. Here's How

Read an annotation of the complaint that set off the formal impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives, with references to congressional testimony, public statements and news reports.

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