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President Trump Makes Unannounced Trip To Afghanistan

Monday, December 02, 2019

A small group of reporters, including NPR's White House correspondent, traveled with the president to Afghanistan. Plans for the trip were keep secret and all phones were confiscated.

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Trump Announces Resumption Of Talks With Taliban During Surprise Visit To Afghanistan

Thursday, November 28, 2019

"The Taliban wants to make a deal," President Trump said during his trip to Bagram Airfield, where he met with U.S. troops. "If they do, they do, and if they don't, they don't. That's fine."

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Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher Is Latest Example Of How Trump Hands Out Clemency

Monday, November 25, 2019

When it comes to clemency and President Trump, who you know is a key factor. Navy SEAL Edward Gallagher, whose demotion was reversed after conservatives advocated for him, is just the latest example.

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David Holmes And Fiona Hill Testify On Capitol Hill

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Two witnesses appear before Thursday's impeachment inquiring public hearing: the State Department's David Holmes and Fiona Hill, a former Russia expert at the National Security Council.

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

Saturday, November 16, 2019

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

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News Brief: Yovanovitch Testifies, Student Loans, Lebanon Protests

Friday, November 15, 2019

The House impeachment inquiry continues Friday with two testimonies, including public testimony of Marie Yovanovitch. Also, latest on student loans and the Education Department and Lebanon protests.

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White House View On Impeachment

Sunday, November 10, 2019

The White House and its congressional allies are reacting to the shift in the impeachment inquiry from behind closed doors to a public process.

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Aide From Pence Office Testifies In Impeachment Probe

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Jennifer Williams, a special adviser detailed to the vice president's office, was listening to the July 25 call between President Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart that helped spark the inquiry.

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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.

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Trump Set To Pick His 5th Department Of Homeland Security Head

Friday, November 01, 2019

President Trump is set to pick his fifth head of the troubled Department of Homeland Security. Chad Wolf is currently serving in a lower level job at the agency.

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News Brief: Russia Director Out At NSC, Twitter Bans Political Ads, PG&E

Thursday, October 31, 2019

A key witness in the impeachment inquiry is set to leave his top post on the National Security Council. Also, Twitter bans political ads and the latest on PG&E and wildfires in California.

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Russia Official Set To Leave White House Post

Thursday, October 31, 2019

The top Russia official on President Trump's National Security Council, Tim Morrison, is expected to leave his post. He is expected to testify before House committees.

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Trump's Russia Director To Leave National Security Council Amid Impeachment Inquiry

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Tim Morrison, a White House official asked to testify Thursday in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump, is expected to leave the National Security Council imminently, three sources told NPR.

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White House's Ukraine Expert To Testify In Impeachment Inquiry

Tuesday, October 29, 2019

As part of the House impeachment inquiry, the top Ukraine expert on the National Security Council is expected to lay out deep concerns he had over how the Trump administration handled Ukraine policy.

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Top Ukraine Expert Reported Concerns About Trump's July Call With Ukraine President

Monday, October 28, 2019

"I did not think it was proper to demand that a foreign government investigate a U.S. citizen," Army Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman is expected to tell House committees Tuesday.

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Bolton Deputy Wants Court Ruling Before He Talks In Trump Impeachment Inquiry

Monday, October 28, 2019

Charles Kupperman did not appear Monday on Capitol Hill. House investigators want to press him on key parts of an account that President Trump built a shadow foreign policy team to pressure Ukraine.

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Will U.S. Raid On ISIS Leader Ease Pressure On Trump?

Monday, October 28, 2019

The killing of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi comes as President Trump is under increasing pressure from the House's impeachment inquiry.

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Exclusive: Trump Wants To Pick Cuccinelli For DHS, But Worries Senate Would Balk

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

President Trump has told some Senate Republicans that he wants immigration hard-liner Ken Cuccinelli in charge of Homeland Security. But sources say he is concerned his party won't back the pick.

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Trump Says He'll Lift U.S. Sanctions On Turkey Now That Cease-Fire Is In Place

Wednesday, October 23, 2019

President Trump announced he'll lift U.S. sanctions on Turkey now that a cease-fire in northern Syria is in place. That deal has paved the way for the Russian military to enter the region.

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Highlights: Top U.S. Diplomat In Ukraine Delivers Explosive Statement To Congress

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ambassador William Taylor said U.S. aid to Ukraine was contingent on the country undertaking investigations that would help President Trump politically. Here are key parts of his written statement.

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