Pence aide said Trump’s Ukraine phone call was ‘unusual and inappropriate’

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress’ impeachment investigation was “inappropriate,” a foreign policy aide to... Read more »

Michael Bloomberg, weighing presidential bid, appears in Arkansas to enter ballot

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Michael Bloomberg, the billionaire media mogul and former New York City mayor, added his name to the Democratic primary ballot in Arkansas on Tuesday as... Read more »

Trump says will probably release second Ukraine transcript on Tuesday

U.S. President Donald Trump walks out of the White House in Washington, U.S., before his departure to Alabama and New York, November 9, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) –... Read more »

For U.S. diplomats, public impeachment hearings could be catharsis and maybe a circus

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – On the first day of November, U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo sent an internal email to thousands of State Department staff that began: “As champions... Read more »

Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions will seek U.S. Senate seat: source

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Jeff Sessions, a former attorney general forced out by President Donald Trump, will announce on Thursday he is running next year to regain his old U.S.... Read more »

Democrats claim victory over Trump-backed Kentucky governor, seize Virginia legislature

(Reuters) – U.S. Democrats claimed an upset win in Kentucky on Tuesday over a Republican governor backed by President Donald Trump and seized control of the state legislature in... Read more »

U.S. government sees no evidence of hacking in Tuesday’s elections

(Reuters) – Voting in U.S. state and local elections on Tuesday showed no evidence of successful tampering by any foreign government, the Justice Department and six U.S. security agencies... Read more »

House committees release first transcripts of closed-door Trump impeachment testimony

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House of Representatives committees conducting an impeachment probe of President Donald Trump released the first transcripts of one of their closed-door witness interviews on Monday.... Read more »

Ousted U.S. envoy to Ukraine felt threatened by Trump ‘bad news’ remark: transcript

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that she felt threatened by Trump describing her to the leader... Read more »

Ousted U.S. envoy to Ukraine felt threatened by Trump ‘bad news’ remark: transcript

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Ousted U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch told the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that she felt threatened by Trump describing her to the leader... Read more »