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Two Giuliani associates to appear before judge in New York

Two Giuliani associates to appear before judge in New York

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Two associates of President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani are expected to appear before a judge in the Southern District of New York on Wednesday. Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested and indicted earlier this month with charges related to alleged schemes to circumvent federal campaign finance laws against…

Senate Intel chairman intends to recall DNI, inspector general in Ukraine probe

Senate Intel chairman intends to recall DNI, inspector general in Ukraine probe

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr said Tuesday that while he fights to secure in-person testimony of the whistleblower, whose formal complaint about a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymir Zelenskiy ignited the current House impeachment inquiry, his panel’s probe will continue with a focus on the whistleblowing process.…

O’Rourke calls out Trump, says his language poses ‘mortal danger’

O’Rourke calls out Trump, says his language poses ‘mortal danger’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Democratic presidential candidate and former Texas Rep. Beto O’Rourke reiterated his belief on Tuesday that President Donald Trump is “absolutely” a white supremacist on ABC News’ “The Briefing Room,” after the president compared the House impeachment inquiry to lynching.”For the president to invoke that word to describe what he’s experiencing, as the…

Top US diplomat in Ukraine: Investigating Bidens, election interference tied to aid

Top US diplomat in Ukraine: Investigating Bidens, election interference tied to aid

YayaErnst/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine told members of Congress during a closed-door deposition Tuesday that he believed it was “crazy” to withhold aid to Ukraine only if the country’s leadership agreed to open an investigation into 2016 election interference and business matters related to former Vice President Joe Biden’s family. “By mid-July,…

Anonymous senior Trump official behind ‘resistance’ op-ed has written a book

Anonymous senior Trump official behind ‘resistance’ op-ed has written a book

Twelve(WASHINGTON) — The anonymous senior Trump administration official behind a 2018 New York Times op-ed that declared there was a “resistance” within the administration is writing a book available next month, the person’s publisher said on Tuesday. The book, entitled A Warning, will be published Nov. 19 and will give “an unprecedented behind-the-scenes portrait of…

Trump inaugural donor charged with campaign finance, lobbying violations

Trump inaugural donor charged with campaign finance, lobbying violations

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — Federal prosecutors charged a California-based money manager, who donated nearly $1 million to President Donald Trump’s inaugural committee, with foreign lobbying practices violations, tax evasion and breaking campaign finance laws, the Justice Department announced Tuesday. Imaad Zuberi, 49, is expected to plead guilty to the charges, the…