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Ukraine controversy turns into double-edged sword for Biden

Ukraine controversy turns into double-edged sword for Biden

President Trump’s allies are leaning into the controversy over a phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, gambling that the increased attention to the story could actually hurt the president’s ...

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Trump says he’s not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

Trump says he's not taking talk of impeachment over Ukraine seriously

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday shrugged off talk about impeachment over reports that he had asked his Ukrainian counterpart to launch an investigation that could damage Democratic political rival ...

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Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

Biden urges investigation into Trump Ukraine call

Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, a frontrunner for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Saturday called for an investigation into reports that President Donald Trump pressed his Ukrainian counterpart ...

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Trump: allegation that I made a promise to a foreign leader is a ridiculous story

Trump: allegation that I made a promise to a foreign leader is a ridiculous story

President Donald Trump has dismissed a whistleblower allegation that he made a promise to a foreign leader – believed to be Ukraine’s Volodymyr Zelensky – calling it a “ridiculous story”. ...

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Giuliani acknowledges asking Ukraine to investigate Biden

Rudy Giuliani acknowledged on Thursday that he had asked top Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, an admission that comes as Capitol Hill Democrats investigate whether President ...

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Mike Pence: U.S. still strongly supports Ukraine’s Crimea claim

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence reassured Ukraine on Sunday that Washington continues to back its claim for Crimea, which was annexed by Russia in 2014, even as U.S. President Donald ...

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All the President’s broken men

All the President’s broken men

They once were Donald Trump’s strutting, sharp-suited alpha male political and legal fixers, living high and playing the game hard, seemingly immune from the consequences of their willingness to walk ...

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Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Mike Pompeo offered military assistance to Ukraine in Crimea stand-off with Russia

Ukraine has been offered “military assistance” by the US amid rising tension with Russia, the country’s president Petro Poroshenko has claimed. America’s secretary of state Mike Pompeo, had assured him in a phone call that his country, had the ...

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National Interest: America is addicted to sanctions

National Interest: America is addicted to sanctions

The best way to think about the role of sanctions in American foreign policy is to regard it as an addiction. Think about it. The inability to change the behavior ...

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Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

Manafort trial opens with fiery charges from both sides

Lawyers in the case of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort offered opening arguments on Tuesday in the first major trial brought by Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and both sides ...

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