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State Dept official who warned of ‘smear’ campaign testifies in impeachment probe

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A fourth U.S. official on Tuesday complied with a request for a deposition by the three House committees that are leading an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state   ... Read More

Exclusive: Hunter Biden defends foreign ventures but concedes political ‘mistake’

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- As President Donald Trump continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice president’s son defended the ethical implications of his private   ... Read More

Democrats set for fourth debate after impeachment inquiry upends race

Heidi Gutman/Walt Disney Television, FILE(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) -- The Democratic presidential contenders head to Westerville, Ohio on Tuesday for the fourth primary matchup of the season as an ongoing impeachment inquiry battle continues to pull the contest into Washington’s orbit   ... Read More

Democrats seek to question Trump budget chief in Ukraine impeachment probe

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  House Democrats are seeking to interview White House budget director Russell Vought on Oct. 25, according to a copy of the letter to the Office of Management and Budget​ obtained by ABC News, the latest sign that   ... Read More

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued an executive order authorizing, "the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in   ... Read More

Trump administration warns of tariff hike if US, China trade deal is not finalized

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned of a coming tariff hike if China does not finalize the specifics of a newly negotiated partial trade deal announced by President Donald Trump last week.

The tariffs on 15% of   ... Read More

‘I am very concerned’: FEC chairwoman on 2020 election interference

3dfoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Election Commission chairwoman, Ellen Weintraub, told ABC News she is concerned that foreign entities could interfere in the 2020 election.

"I think we should be very concerned. I am very concerned. We saw foreign entities   ... Read More

Hunter Biden sits down for exclusive interview with ABC News

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Hunter Biden sat down with ABC News anchor Amy Robach over the weekend at his home in Los Angeles for an exclusive interview, and no questions were off limits.

Tune in to Good Morning America   ... Read More

Former US national security expert on Russia sits for deposition in impeachment inquiry

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  Congress continues closed-door depositions this week regarding the growing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and now Fiona Hill, a former top national security adviser on Russia who left the administration just before the president's July phone   ... Read More

Arrest of Giuliani associates tied to Ukraine scandal renews scrutiny on campaign finance rules

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The criminal "dark money" case involving two men with ties to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised more questions about how the presence of foreign money in U.S. elections can enable nefarious actors to   ... Read More

Ambassador’s removal ‘deeply concerning’: Rep. Jim Himes

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., called the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine's deposition on Friday "deeply concerning" and Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., said the former ambassador "contradicted herself" in her testimony, during an interview on ABC's "This   ... Read More

‘We’re ready to go at a moment’s notice’: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on Turkey sanctions

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that President Donald Trump is focused on the developing situation in Turkey and that they will be meeting with the National Security Council Sunday, as reports of thousands of displaced citizens   ... Read More

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company board amid ‘false attacks’ by President Trump: Lawyer

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity company by the end of this month and commit to halting all work with foreign entities   ... Read More

2020 candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren uses false ads to lash out at Facebook CEO

Twitter/@ElizabethWarren(WASHINGTON) -- Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren continued her campaign against Facebook on Sunday, one day after she posted false advertisements to Facebook on Saturday to see if she could prove to voters that the social media   ... Read More

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she’ll join Democratic debate after threatening to boycott

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After Rep. Tulsi Gabbard threatening to boycott Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio, she now says she will be on the stage with her fellow competitors.

"Thank you so much for your support. I just want   ... Read More

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State Dept official who warned of ‘smear’ campaign testifies in impeachment probe

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- A fourth U.S. official on Tuesday complied with a request for a deposition by the three House committees that are leading an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state   ... Read More

Exclusive: Hunter Biden defends foreign ventures but concedes political ‘mistake’

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- As President Donald Trump continues to fill his Twitter feed and campaign speeches with attacks on Hunter Biden over his foreign business deals, the former vice president’s son defended the ethical implications of his private   ... Read More

Democrats set for fourth debate after impeachment inquiry upends race

Heidi Gutman/Walt Disney Television, FILE(WESTERVILLE, Ohio) -- The Democratic presidential contenders head to Westerville, Ohio on Tuesday for the fourth primary matchup of the season as an ongoing impeachment inquiry battle continues to pull the contest into Washington’s orbit   ... Read More

Democrats seek to question Trump budget chief in Ukraine impeachment probe

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  House Democrats are seeking to interview White House budget director Russell Vought on Oct. 25, according to a copy of the letter to the Office of Management and Budget​ obtained by ABC News, the latest sign that   ... Read More

Trump to impose sanctions on Turkey over its actions in northeastern Syria

Official White House Photo by Tia Dufour(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump issued an executive order authorizing, "the imposition of sanctions against current and former officials of the Government of Turkey and any persons contributing to Turkey’s destabilizing actions in   ... Read More

Trump administration warns of tariff hike if US, China trade deal is not finalized

Oleksii Liskonih/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin warned of a coming tariff hike if China does not finalize the specifics of a newly negotiated partial trade deal announced by President Donald Trump last week.

The tariffs on 15% of   ... Read More

‘I am very concerned’: FEC chairwoman on 2020 election interference

3dfoto/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Election Commission chairwoman, Ellen Weintraub, told ABC News she is concerned that foreign entities could interfere in the 2020 election.

"I think we should be very concerned. I am very concerned. We saw foreign entities   ... Read More

Hunter Biden sits down for exclusive interview with ABC News

ABC News(LOS ANGELES) -- Hunter Biden sat down with ABC News anchor Amy Robach over the weekend at his home in Los Angeles for an exclusive interview, and no questions were off limits.

Tune in to Good Morning America   ... Read More

Former US national security expert on Russia sits for deposition in impeachment inquiry

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) --  Congress continues closed-door depositions this week regarding the growing impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, and now Fiona Hill, a former top national security adviser on Russia who left the administration just before the president's July phone   ... Read More

Arrest of Giuliani associates tied to Ukraine scandal renews scrutiny on campaign finance rules

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The criminal "dark money" case involving two men with ties to President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, has raised more questions about how the presence of foreign money in U.S. elections can enable nefarious actors to   ... Read More

Ambassador’s removal ‘deeply concerning’: Rep. Jim Himes

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Jim Himes, D-Conn., called the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine's deposition on Friday "deeply concerning" and Rep. Lee Zeldin, R-N.Y., said the former ambassador "contradicted herself" in her testimony, during an interview on ABC's "This   ... Read More

‘We’re ready to go at a moment’s notice’: Treasury Secretary Mnuchin on Turkey sanctions

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said that President Donald Trump is focused on the developing situation in Turkey and that they will be meeting with the National Security Council Sunday, as reports of thousands of displaced citizens   ... Read More

Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese company board amid ‘false attacks’ by President Trump: Lawyer

iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The son of Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity company by the end of this month and commit to halting all work with foreign entities   ... Read More

2020 candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren uses false ads to lash out at Facebook CEO

Twitter/@ElizabethWarren(WASHINGTON) -- Massachusetts senator and presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren continued her campaign against Facebook on Sunday, one day after she posted false advertisements to Facebook on Saturday to see if she could prove to voters that the social media   ... Read More

Rep. Tulsi Gabbard says she’ll join Democratic debate after threatening to boycott

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After Rep. Tulsi Gabbard threatening to boycott Tuesday’s Democratic presidential debate in Ohio, she now says she will be on the stage with her fellow competitors.

"Thank you so much for your support. I just want   ... Read More

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