Michele Kelemen

Michele Kelemen appears in the following:

U.S. Claims Death Toll In Iran Is Higher Than Human Rights Groups' Estimate

Thursday, December 05, 2019

The U.S. claims Iran killed more than 1,000 people in recent riots and anti-government protests, which is higher than monitors have found and a claim that could cut both ways for those protesting.

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Former Prisoner In Iran Says A New Hostage Crisis Is Brewing

Wednesday, December 04, 2019

Relatives of foreign nationals being held in Iran are seeking more attention for what they say is a new hostage crisis. A U.S. resident who was imprisoned in Iran is now telling his story.

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Lawmakers Hold Confirmation Hearing For Stephen Biegun To Be State Department's No. 2

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Last week a confirmation hearing for the candidate to be No. 2 at the State Department was held. This job is important if Secretary of State Pompeo leaves the job to run for Senate.

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Fiona Hill And David Holmes Testify In Public Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

Thursday, November 21, 2019

In her testimony, Fiona Hill, President Trump's former Russia adviser, warned lawmakers against promoting a "fictional narrative" that Ukraine, not Russia, interfered in the 2016 election.

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Ex-White House Adviser Fiona Hill To Testify In Impeachment Probe

Thursday, November 21, 2019

Russia expert Fiona Hill testifies in the impeachment hearing Thursday. In her deposition, she warned Republicans against "going down a rabbit hole" and falling prey to Russian disinformation.

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Gordon Sondland, U.S. Ambassador To The E.U., Testifies That There Was Quid Pro Quo

Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, testified that military aid to Ukraine was conditioned on political investigations and that President Trump's direction was clear.

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Secretary Of State Pompeo Announces Pro-Israel Move In Rare Press Briefing

Monday, November 18, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo called a rare press conference to make a pro-Israel announcement, but steered away from questions about the impeachment inquiry and Ukraine.

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Marie Yovanovitch, Former U.S. Ambassador To Ukraine, Tells Her Side Of The Story

Friday, November 15, 2019

When the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was abruptly removed from her post this year, some Democratic lawmakers called it "a political hit job." Now that ambassador is telling her side of the story.

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Yovanovitch, Ex-Ambassador To Ukraine, Will Testify In Trump Impeachment Hearing

Thursday, November 14, 2019

The diplomat will be the sole witness Friday, the second day of public testimony in the impeachment inquiry. State Department colleagues say she was removed after a slander campaign by Rudy Giuliani.

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Key Officials Involved In Ukraine Detail What They Knew About White House Dealings

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

The House impeachment inquiry moved out into the open on Wednesday with the nation hearing directly from key witnesses.

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Career Public Servants Testify On Ukraine

Wednesday, November 13, 2019

Acting Ambassador William Taylor and Deputy Assistant Secretary George Kent took copious notes about the Trump administration's dealings with Ukraine. They'll testify publicly Wednesday.

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Witnesses In House Impeachment Probe Testify Publicly This Week

Tuesday, November 12, 2019

With public hearings in the impeachment inquiry set to start Wednesday. We examine the evidence: Do recently released testimonies indicate a presidential abuse of power?

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How The Impeachment Inquiry Has Tarnished Secretary of State Mike Pompeo

Thursday, November 07, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has tried to stay out of the limelight in the impeachment inquiry, but as deposition transcripts are released, his role is coming into sharper focus.

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House Committees Release More Transcripts From Impeachment Inquiry Depositions

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The House impeachment committee has released more transcripts. The depositions paint a picture of parallel foreign policies toward Ukraine, raising questions about the secretary of state's role.

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Closed-Door Impeachment Transcripts Are Being Made Public

Tuesday, November 05, 2019

The House committees leading the impeachment inquiry into President Trump have released the transcript of their interview with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch.

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House Committees Release Transcripts Of Testimony From Impeachment Inquiry

Monday, November 04, 2019

The House committees conducting the impeachment probe released the first transcripts of closed-door witness interviews. The transcripts included those of the former ambassador to Ukraine.

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Why The Nominee For Ambassador To Russia Is Fielding Impeachment Inquiry Questions

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Deputy Secretary of State John Sullivan has his Senate confirmation hearing Wednesday to become the next U.S. ambassador to Russia. He may face some tough questions on Ukraine.

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Pompeo's Possible Political Ambitions

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was not in the situation room during the U.S. raid against ISIS. Instead, he was in Kansas, on a trip that has once again sparked questions about a possible Senate run.

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More State Department Employees Getting Lawyers Because Of Impeachment Inquiry

Friday, October 25, 2019

The impeachment investigation has led to a growing number of public servants looking for lawyers as they try to abide by conflicting instructions from the White House and Congress.

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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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