US House panels conducting impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump release transcripts from closed-door depositions with former White House adviser Fiona Hill and current White House adviser Alexander Vindman.
A released testimony revealed Gordon Sondland, a top ally of the US president, admitted he told a Ukraine official that US military aid was contingent on Kiev investigating Donald Trump's Democratic rival Joe Biden.
As the impeachment inquiry gains momentum, US President Trump accuses Democrats of trying to "fix" proceedings.
Alexander Vindman, a decorated Iraq War veteran, rocked the White House with devastating testimony on President Donald Trump's alleged extortion of Ukraine as Democrats laid out plans for the public phase of the impeachment inquiry.
President Donald Trump injected racial overtones into the House impeachment inquiry by comparing the Democratic-led investigation into his handling of US policy toward Ukraine to a “lynching,” which was historically used by whites against black men.
Protesters see President Volodymyr Zelenskiy's plan to hold a local election in the country's rebel-held east as a major concession to Russia.
US President Donald Trump boiled over at the impeachment inquiry Democrats are pursuing over his July 25 phone call to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Democrats ask White House for documents related to President Trump's call with Ukraine leader and subpoena Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, who admits listening in on the July call that's triggered impeachment inquiry of Trump.
US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses Democrats of bullying and intimidation in asking five diplomats to testify on White House efforts to seek dirt on President Trump's political rival.
Russian caveat comes after US House Intelligence Committee vowed to get access to President Trump's calls with Russian President Putin and other world leaders, citing concerns Trump may have jeopardised national security.
In the days following the phone call between President Trump and Ukraine's new president, senior White House officials intervened to "lock down" all records of the call, according to a declassified whistleblower complaint.
Complaint also alleges White House sought to "lock down" records of phone call between President Trump and Ukrainian leader Zelenskiy but White House rejects it as "a collection of third-hand accounts of events and cobbled-together press clipping."
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