President Vladimir Putin of Russia and President Volodymyr Zelenskiy of Ukraine sat down together for the first time at the French presidential palace along with the leaders of France and Germany for talks focused on reviving a 2015 peace agreement for eastern Ukraine that has largely stalled.
The report from the Justice Department’s inspector general revealed for the first time that the FBI had also sent an informant to record a conversation with a “high-level Trump campaign official,” who was not considered a subject in the Russia probe.
The report, as described by people familiar with its findings, is expected to conclude there was an adequate basis for opening one of the most politically sensitive investigations in FBI history and one that Trump has denounced as a witch hunt.
Previewing potential articles of impeachment, the House Democrats on Saturday issued a lengthy report drawing on history and the Founding Fathers to lay out the legal argument over the case against President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine.
Trump said Friday that his administration is looking into relaxing water-saving regulations for toilets, sinks and showers, saying consumers end up using even more water by flushing multiple times and trying to get clean with low water streams.
Three of the lawyers were chosen by Democrats, one by Republicans, and the experts split much like the committee, along partisan lines, over whether Trump committed an impeachable offense when he asked the president of Ukraine to investigate his political rival Joe Biden.
Lawmakers accuse Trump of “openly and indiscriminately” defying the House’s constitutional authority to conduct the impeachment proceedings by instructing officials not to comply with subpoenas for documents and testimony.
Trudeau was seen standing in a huddle with French President Emmanuel Macron, British Prime Minister Boris Johnson, Dutch Prime Minister Mark Rutte and Britain’s Princess Anne, daughter of Queen Elizabeth II at Tuesday evening’s Buckingham Palace reception for NATO leaders.
The House released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday outlining evidence of what it calls President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office.
LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press
A federal appeals court in New York has handed President Donald Trump another legal defeat. It ruled that Congress can see his banking records for investigations into possible foreign influence in U.S. politics or other misdeeds.
As prime ministers and presidents of the 29-member alliance converged on London for a summit marking NATO’s 70th birthday, Trump told reporters Tuesday that Macron’s comments were “very nasty” when he lamented the “brain death” of the organization.
Democrats are focused on whether Trump abused his office by withholding military aid approved by Congress and a White House meeting as he pressed the Ukrainian president to launch investigations into Trump's political rivals.
Crying foul over timing, President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO leaders’ meeting playing out at a crucial moment for the 70-year-old military alliance.
Over $100 million in Foreign Military Financing funds for the Lebanese Armed Forces was released just before the Thanksgiving holiday after months of unexplained delay, leading some lawmakers to compare it to the aid for Ukraine at the center of the impeachment inquiry.
Loeffler, perhaps best known as co-owner of the Atlanta Dream professional woman's basketball franchise, will have to defend the seat next November as Republicans battle to maintain control of the Senate and the White House.
The two-term governor and former state attorney general tried to make the case that he was the best bet to beat President Donald Trump because he was the only Democratic candidate to win in a state that Trump won in 2016.
Speaking before the start Monday of a two-week international climate conference in Madrid, the U.N. chief said the impact of rising temperatures — including more extreme weather — is already being felt around the world, with dramatic consequences for humans and other species.
President Donald Trump paid a surprise Thanksgiving visit to Afghanistan, where he announced the U.S. and Taliban have been engaged in ongoing peace talks and said he believes the Taliban want a cease-fire.
A liberal activist group is launching a digital ad campaign assailing major law firms that sponsored the Federalist Society’s recent annual dinner, where Brett Kavanaugh addressed more than 2,000 people in tuxedos and gowns at Washington’s Union Station.
Macron's call for intensive talks on how to shore up security in Europe, cope with volatile member Turkey and restore U.S. leadership came as NATO Secretary-General Jens Stoltenberg said Washington will pay less into the alliance's budget from next year, with Germany filling the spending gap.
The reported launches were the 13th major public weapons test by North Korea this year and the first since it conducted what it called a test-firing of a new "super-large" multiple rocket launcher late last month.
Thousands of pro-democracy activists crowded a public square in downtown Hong Kong on Thursday night for a “Thanksgiving Day” rally to thank the United States for passing the laws and vowed to “march on” in their fight.
The U.S. government separated thousands of families despite knowing it lacked the technology to document and track their whereabouts, according to a report released Wednesday by an internal government watchdog.
William Doyle Ruckelshaus, who famously quit his job in the U.S. Justice Department rather than carry out President Richard Nixon’s order to fire the special prosecutor investigating the Watergate scandal, has died. He was 87.
Trump was told about the complaint in late August in a briefing by White House Counsel Pat Cipollone and John Eisenberg, an attorney with the White House National Security Council, according to two officials not authorized to publicly discuss the matter.
JONATHAN LEMIRE, MARY CLARE JALONICK and DARLENE SUPERVILLE
Trump’s latest act of clemency Tuesday benefits Butter, a 47-pound turkey wished a “lot of luck” by the president. Trump also said he was sparing Bread, Butter’s partner, from being served up on a Thanksgiving table near you.
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Tuesday creating a White House task force on missing and slain American Indians and Alaska Natives. The task force will develop protocols to apply to new and unsolved case and create a multi-jurisdictional team to review cold cases.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Tuesday that a cache of leaked documents proves that Chinese authorities are engaged in massive and systemic repression of Muslims and other minorities in western China.
Mayor Pete Buttigieg is struggling to win black support for his presidential campaign, highlighted by the deadly shooting of an African American man by a white police officer over the summer in South Bend, Ind.
The chairwoman of the House Oversight Committee is suing two top Trump administration officials for refusing to produce documents related to a decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census.
Over the coming decade, worldwide emissions of carbon dioxide, methane and other greenhouse gases will have to drop more than 7% each year to stop average global temperatures from increasing by more than 1.5 degrees Celsius this century compared with pre-industrial times.
A White House official says Trump has given the $100,000 he would be paid in the quarter to the Office of the Assistant Secretary of Health, which oversees federal public health offices and programs, including the surgeon general's office.
The former vice president responded to a report in Politico that his most senior Latina staffer, who served as national coalitions director, had quit. The aide raised concerns that the campaign focused too much on white voters in Iowa and black voters at the expense of Latino voters.
In a letter to his colleagues, House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff is laying out evidence that his committee collected through 17 closed-door depositions and five open hearings in Democrats’ investigation of President Donald Trump’s dealings in Ukraine.
LISA MASCARO and MARY CLARE JALONICK Associated Press
Esper told reporters at the Pentagon Monday that was the reason he announced Sunday evening that Chief Petty Officer Edward Gallagher would be allowed to retire with his Trident Pin, retaining his status as a SEAL.