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House Democrats Release New Transcripts From Impeachment Inquiry

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

The House impeachment inquiry released another set of transcripts — including testimony from a White House budget official about the unusual hold placed on aid to Ukraine.


Vice President Pence Makes Surprise Visit To Iraq

Saturday, November 23, 2019

The vice president and second lady flew to an air base in Iraq to greet U.S. troops ahead of Thanksgiving. At the base Pence spoke with Iraq's prime minister by phone because of security concerns.


4 Witnesses To Testify Tuesday In House Impeachment Hearings

Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Public testimony in the impeachment inquiry will come from a diplomat and three national security officials. And the latest NPR poll takes the temperature on impeachment.


Trump Meets With Turkish President Erdogan At The White House

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

While Washington was fixated on the first day of televised impeachment hearings, President Trump met with Turkish President Erdogan at the White House, and invited some senators along, as well.


Trump, Erdogan Have 'Frank' Discussion About Syria

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The U.S. president welcomed the Turkish leader to the White House for talks about Syria and also Turkey's decision to buy a Russian defense system.


Trump To Meet With Turkish President Erdogan At The White House

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan visits the White House on Wednesday, just a month after President Trump wrote to him, bluntly saying "Don't be a fool!" over Syria.


Reelection Campaign Launches 'Black Voices For Trump' Initiative

Friday, November 08, 2019

President Trump wants to make inroads with African American voters, an uphill battle given his low approval ratings. He kicks off his messaging push in Atlanta on Friday.


Who Was On The Trump-Ukraine Call?

Thursday, November 07, 2019

On July 25, President Trump spoke with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. The phone call would become the foundation of a whistleblower complaint that would lead to a formal impeachment inquiry.


White House Officials Decline To Appear For Closed-Door Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Monday, November 04, 2019

Four senior White House officials did not show up to testify on Monday, including the top lawyer at the National Security Council. The inquiry began releasing testimony from earlier witnesses.


Touting Law To Help Prisoners, Trump Says Knows What It's Like To Be Treated Unfairly

Friday, October 25, 2019

President Trump compared his battle against Democrats' impeachment inquiry to inequities in the criminal justice system in a pitch to African-American voters, and touted his record on


Pence Chides NBA, Nike For 'Losing Their Voices' On China

Thursday, October 24, 2019

Vice President Mike Pence accused the NBA and Nike of giving in to China with actions that served to censor expressions of support for the Hong Kong protests.


Trump Calls Syria Cease-Fire 'Permanent,' Lifts Sanctions on Turkey

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

President Trump defended his decision to pull some U.S. troops from Syria, arguing that it is time for the U.S. to end its involvement in Middle East conflicts.


Trump's Comparison Of Impeachment Inquiry To Lynching Prompts Criticism From Congress

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

President Trump described the impeachment inquiry against him as a "lynching" on Tuesday in a tweet. His language has been criticized by Republicans and Democrats alike.


Chaotic Week At The White House

Sunday, October 20, 2019

What has been a uniquely chaotic administration put even more chaos on display last week.


A Look At The Ethical Conflicts Trump's Children Have Faced

Friday, October 18, 2019

President Trump's impeachment inquiry was kicked off by his efforts to dig up compromising information on Joe Biden's son. But Trump's own children have also faced their own ethical conflicts.


Mulvaney Acknowledges Assistance To Ukraine Was Tied To Investigating Corruption

Thursday, October 17, 2019

White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney acknowledged in a press conference that assistance to Ukraine was tied to whether that country would investigate corruption.


President Trump Defends His Decision To Pull U.S. Forces From Syria

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

Defending his controversial decision to pull back U.S. forces in Syria in the face of a Turkish incursion into Kurdish parts of the country, President Trump said "it's not our problem."


Twitter Analysis Shows How Trump Tweets Differently About Nonwhite Lawmakers

Thursday, October 10, 2019

While the president has always spread his insults far and wide, the volume of personal insults and extreme language that he directed at African Americans in Congress stood out.


Trump Says He's Concerned About Corruption, But Advocates Say His Record Is Weak

Wednesday, October 09, 2019

"To claim that this is springing from some heartfelt concern about international corruption just doesn't hold water," said Alexandra Wrage, who leads an anti-bribery business association.


A Look At President Trump's Anti-Corruption Record

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

President Trump says his efforts to push Ukraine to investigate the Biden family were driven by concerns about corruption. But activists say he's tried to roll backed efforts to combat corruption.