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U.S. diplomat says he followed Trump orders on Ukraine, points to Pompeo and Pence

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:40
A senior U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to help a pressure campaign against Ukraine, and gave testimony in the impeachment inquiry that for the first time put the U.S. secretary of state and vice president at the heart of the controversy.
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Why does Rick Perry's name keep coming up in Trump impeachment probe?

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:40
U.S. diplomat Gordon Sondland testified on Wednesday that he had informed U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry in July that Ukraine's president would comply with President Donald Trump's request for a probe of the Ukrainian gas company Burisma, where Joe Biden's son was a board member.
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Trump, citing portion of Sondland's testimony, claims exoneration

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:38
President Donald Trump, citing a portion of U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland's congressional testimony in a House impeachment inquiry on Wednesday, said it showed he wanted no "quid pro quo" with regard to Ukraine.
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Seventeen Democrats, three Republicans in U.S. presidential race

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:27
The historically large field of Democratic presidential candidates vying to take on Republican President Donald Trump in next November's U.S. election was reduced by one on Wednesday when Wayne Messam dropped out of the race.
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Perry says Sondland impeachment testimony misrepresented his interactions

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 13:17
U.S. envoy Gordon Sondland's testimony in President Donald Trump impeachment hearings on Wednesday misrepresented Energy Secretary Rick Perry's interaction with Trump and his lawyer Rudolph Giuliani, the Department of Energy said.
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Senior U.S. diplomat says he followed Trump's 'orders' on pressuring Ukraine

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:49
A senior U.S. diplomat told lawmakers on Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to help pressure Ukraine into investigating a political rival of the president, providing some of the most significant testimony to date in the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry.
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Pence aide denies conversation alleged by Sondland on Ukraine

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:44
Vice President Mike Pence's office denied testimony by U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland on Wednesday that the two men discussed on Sept. 1 the delay in U.S. aid to Ukraine that had become tied to the issue of investigations.
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'It will live forever in American political history': reaction to Trump impeachment hearing

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:35
A senior U.S. diplomat told lawmakers on Wednesday that President Donald Trump expressly ordered him and others to help pressure Ukraine into investigating a political rival, providing some of the most significant testimony to date in a Democrat-led impeachment inquiry.
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'Everyone was in the loop': three takeaways from Sondland impeachment testimony

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:34
A U.S. diplomat who is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he worked with Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine issues on "the president's orders," confirming the president's active participation in a controversy that threatens his presidency.
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Sondland's testimony 'very important moment' in impeachment inquiry: Schiff

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 11:29
The head of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, said on Wednesday that morning testimony from European Union Ambassador Gordon Sondland was a very important moment in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.
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U.S. diplomat Sondland says he 'followed the president's orders' on Ukraine

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:34
A U.S. diplomat who is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he worked with his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine issues on "the president's orders," confirming Trump's active participation in a controversy that threatens his presidency.
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'The knowledge of this scheme was far and wide': Quotes from Trump impeachment hearing

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:27
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee held its fourth day of public hearings on Wednesday in an impeachment inquiry examining President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
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'Everyone was in the loop. It was no secret': Highlights from Sondland testimony

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:20
The U.S. House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, which is leading an impeachment inquiry https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-trump-impeachment-testimony/u-s-ambassador-sondland-says-he-followed-trumps-orders-on-ukraine-idUSKBN1XU1S3 into President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine, held a fourth day of public hearings on Wednesday.
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'You're doing great work': three takeaways from Sondland impeachment testimony

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 10:20
A U.S. diplomat who is a key witness in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he worked with Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine issues on the president's orders.
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U.S. House intelligence Republicans want subpoenas

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:43
U.S. Representative Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee, said on Wednesday committee Republicans had requested subpoenas including a demand for testimony by Hunter Biden, son of former U.S. Vice President Hunter Biden, and the impeachment whistleblower.
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U.S. Ambassador Sondland says he followed Trump's orders on Ukraine

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 09:04
U.S. envoy Gordon Sondland told lawmakers on Wednesday that President Donald Trump ordered him to work with Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani on Ukraine matters, and that Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was aware and "fully supportive" of their efforts.
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Former Baltimore mayor charged with wire fraud over 'Healthy Holly' book sales

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 08:57
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was charged on Wednesday with wire fraud and tax evasion relating to sales of her self-published "Healthy Holly" children's book to charities where she worked, federal prosecutors said.
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Trump's EU envoy Sondland faces grilling before impeachment hearing

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 08:49
U.S. diplomat Gordon Sondland has told two different stories to lawmakers leading the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. On Wednesday, he is certain to face sharp questions about which one is right.
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Former Baltimore mayor charged with wire fraud over self-published book deal

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 08:41
Former Baltimore Mayor Catherine Pugh was charged on Wednesday with wire fraud and tax evasion relating to sales of a self-published children's book, federal prosecutors said.
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Apple starts construction of new $1 billion campus in Texas

Reuters US News - Wed, 11/20/2019 - 08:07
Apple Inc said on Wednesday it had started construction of a new campus in Austin, Texas, beside its existing facility where it makes the new MacBook Pro laptops.
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