House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff citing witnesses says that US President Donald Trump's phone call with Ukranian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was planned in advance and then followed up.
Gordon Sondland had been due to meet behind closed doors with staff of three Democratic-led House committees over the role he may have played in President Trump's efforts to get Ukraine to probe former vice president Joe Biden, a political rival.
A window for rapprochement in the Gulf could be in the offing as the US tones down its rhetoric on Iran pushing Saudi Arabia and the UAE to take a step back.
US President Trump defends decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria, where Turkey plans a military campaign, saying it was too costly to keep supporting SDF/ YPG militants.
US President Donald Trump boiled over at the impeachment inquiry Democrats are pursuing over his July 25 phone call to Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
Amid concern that Australia may have co-opted into helping Trump tarnish his domestic political rivals, opposition leader Anthony Albanese demanded to know what information Canberra had turned over to Washington.
Western governments have prioritised profit over principle but a reversal of policy can help bring the Yemen war to an end.
President Donald Trump attacked the Democratic lawmaker Adam Schiff spearheading the impeachment inquiry on Monday as congressional committees subpoenaed his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for documents related to his dealings with Ukraine.
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."
US President Donald Trump pushed for Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate former vice president and Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript of the phone call released by White House.
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