Democrats calls for witnesses in the Trump impeachment trial to explore Ukraine corruption allegations, but are met with unmoving bipartisan resistance.
US President Trump lashes out at his accusers in the Senate, says he wouldn't attend any of the impeachment trial, but adds, "I'd sort of love to sit right there front row, and stare at their corrupt faces."
The House impeachment managers called for US President Donald Trump's removal in order to safeguard the integrity of the 2020 US general election.
Earlier, in a Facebook post PM Oleksiy Honcharuk said that he had given his resignation to President Volodymyr Zelenskiy. “I took this post to implement the president's program. He is an example of transparency and decency to me," he said.
Ukraine's investigation into whether Marie Yovanovitch was under illegal surveillance before she was recalled from her post follows the release of documents in the US showing associates of President Trump's lawyer communicating about her removal.
The Ukraine International Airlines plane, which crashed shortly after takeoff from Tehran, killing 176 people on board, had turned back after experiencing a problem, Iranian authorities said.
House Democrats announced articles of impeachment charging US President Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. The charges stem from Trump's pressure on Ukraine to investigate his political rivals as he blocked aid to the country.
At the first meeting between new Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and Russian President Vladimir Putin, the two leaders failed to find a compromise to bring an end to the 5-year-old war.
The goals of the meeting include disbanding illegal militias, the departure of foreign fighters from Donetsk and Lugansk, and Ukraine taking back control of its border with Russia, according to a French presidential source.
Nancy Pelosi says she was authorising the drafting of articles of impeachment against US President Donald Trump “sadly but with confidence and humility.”
The House impeachment report is expected behind closed doors on Monday, ahead of the judiciary committee's first hearings set for Wednesday which President Donald Trump's lawyer said the White House will not attend.
President Volodymyr Zelenskiy welcomes two gunboats and a tugboat seized in November 2018 after what Moscow says was an illegal breach of the Russian border. "Some of the equipment is missing, as well as some weapons," Zelenskiy says.
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