Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

Ambassador William Taylor Ties Ukraine Aid Holdup Directly To Trump

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

In written testimony to Congress, Taylor said he "became increasingly concerned" about informal policymaking, driven by Rudy Giuliani, that diverged from official U.S. policy on Ukraine.

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U.S. Diplomat William Taylor To Testify In Impeachment Probe

Tuesday, October 22, 2019

Ambassador Taylor, who's serving as the interim head of the U.S. diplomatic mission to Ukraine, is expected to appear before a House panel participating in the impeachment inquiry into the president.

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How Much Do Ambassadors Who Were Political Donors Actually Influence Foreign Policy?

Friday, October 18, 2019

Every administration uses ambassadorships to reward big political donors. But unlike other political appointees, donors don't always have strong resumes in business politics and foreign affairs.

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Acting U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine Expected To Appear Before House Committees

Wednesday, October 16, 2019

The acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is also caught up in the impeachment inquiry. William Taylor is expected to be asked to appear next week before the House committees investigating the president.

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House Committees Subpoena More Career Diplomats In Impeachment Inquiry

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

Career diplomats are increasingly being subpoenaed by the House Committees leading an impeachment inquiry. They've raised concerns about President Trump's lawyer, Rudy Giuliani's dealings.

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Bolton Was Concerned By Giuliani's Activities In Ukraine, Reports Say

Tuesday, October 15, 2019

President Trump's former national security adviser John Bolton reportedly was trying to caution others about Rudy Giuliani's efforts in Ukraine. Giuliani is Trump's personal attorney.

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Former Ambassador To Ukraine Talks To Lawmakers

Saturday, October 12, 2019

Marie Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine, says she was pushed out of her role based on "unfounded and false claims by people with clearly questionable motives."

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Tensions Rise Within State Department Over House Depositions

Tuesday, October 08, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is blocking employees from cooperating with the House committees leading an impeachment inquiry. The move is raising tensions between political and career officials.

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Who's Who In The Texts Between Government Officials Working On U.S.-Ukraine Relations

Friday, October 04, 2019

Who's who in the recently-released texts between government officials working on the U.S.-Ukraine relationship? And what do they mean for the impeachment inquiry?

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Diplomat Kurt Volker Caught Up In Whirlwind Of Impeachment Inquiry

Thursday, October 03, 2019

Volker, who was named in a whistleblower complaint about President Trump's contact with Ukraine, resigned as U.S. special envoy to the country last week and is being deposed on Thursday.

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Former U.S. Envoy For Ukraine Kurt Volker To Appear Before Congressional Committees

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

Former U.S. Special Envoy for Ukraine Kurt Volker is scheduled to appear before congressional committees on Thursday over his involvement in the Ukraine whistleblower controversy.

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State Department Inspector General Asks For Congressional Meeting

Wednesday, October 02, 2019

The State Department's inspector general has requested an urgent meeting with key congressional committees on Ukraine. The briefing comes amid the House impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

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Former State Department Officials Face Questioning Over Emails On Clinton Server

Monday, September 30, 2019

The State Department made a new push in August to investigate emails on Hillary Clinton's private server. Former officials have been called again, in what seems to be a politically motivated investigation.

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U.S. Diplomats Rally Behind Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine

Friday, September 27, 2019

Diplomatic trade groups are urging Americans to respect diplomats' "non-partisan, non-political" work. This comes as the former ambassador to Ukraine is being pilloried by the Trump administration.

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Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy Makes U.N. Debut Amid Controversy With Trump

Wednesday, September 25, 2019

Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy makes his U.N. debut at a time when he's at the center of a U.S. political scandal. He had been hoping for international support to counter Russian aggression.

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Trump Again Emphasizes 'America First' Agenda At U.N. General Assembly

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

One year after world leaders laughed at President Trump, he returned to the U.N. General Assembly to underscore his America First agenda. He also held private meetings leaders from the U.K. and Iraq.

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Persian Gulf Tensions Will Play Out On Sidelines Of U.N. Meeting

Tuesday, September 24, 2019

The U.S. is trying to use the United Nations General Assembly to build up international pressure on Iran as it points blame at Iran for a recent attack in Saudi Arabia. Iran denies the accusation.

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Pompeo Visits Saudi Arabia Following Oil Facilities Attack

Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo visits Saudi Arabia to discuss the recent attack on its oil facilities.

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Who Is Kelly Craft, The New U.S. Ambassador To The U.N.?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Kelly Craft is expected to take up her job as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. on Thursday.

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Who Is Kelly Craft, The New U.S. Ambassador To The U.N.?

Wednesday, September 11, 2019

Kelly Craft is expected to take up her job as U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. on Thursday. She's a Republican donor and is married to a billionaire coal executive. Craft is likely to take a much lower profile than her predecessor, Nikki Haley.

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