: Nancy Pelosi today, on @GMA, actually said that Adam Schiffty Schiff didn't fabricate my words in a major speech before Congress. She either had no idea what she was saying, in other words lost it, or she lied. Even Clinton lover @GStephanopoulos strongly called her out. Sue her
: "They (Do Nothing Dems) are trying to nullify an election." Joe diGenova
: We are simultaneously fighting the Fake News Media and their partner, the Democrat Party. Always tough to beat the "Press," but people are beginning to see how totally CORRUPT they are, and it makes our job a whole lot easier
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"The impeachment of this president is the short-term action that we need to take to protect the democracy of this country," @AOC says during a town hall in Corona, New York
Menendez calls for watchdog to probe Pompeo role in documents dismissed as "propaganda" by Democrats
WSJ: State Department officials were told in the spring that Marie Yovanovitch's removal was a priority for the president. Pompeo supported the move, & the ambassador was then told state couldn't shield her from attacks by POTUS and his allies.
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Speaker Pelosi responds: "I received your letter this morning shortly after the world witnessed President Trump on national television asking yet another foreign power to interfere in the upcoming 2020 elections."
An IRS official has filed a whistleblower complaint reporting that he was told at least one Treasury Department political appointee attempted to improperly interfere with the annual audit of the president or vice president's tax returns
Volker warned Giuliani that the Ukrainians' dirt on the Bidens was NOT credible & his sources were unreliable, he told lawmakers today, per 2 sources in the room.
TAYLOR: I think it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign. SONDLAND: [that charge is] incorrect [POTUS has been] crystal clear no quid pro quo of any kind. SONDLAND: I suggest we stop the back and forth by text
Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat to Ukraine: "I think it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign," he texted to fellow diplomats - texts Kurt Volker just gave to Congress
Stabbing in the 2200 block of Minnesota Avenue SE. No lookout
"As of today, the bulk of this $250 million [in security assistance to Ukraine] is on contract" per @ChiefPentSpox Jonathan Rath Hoffman "The rest should be out soon" "The brief pause in obligating funds did not negatively affect our national security"
Pentagon funds to Ukraine being used for: training; rigid-hold boats; sniper rifles; rocket propelled grenade launcher; counter artillery radar; electronic warfare detection; secure comms; night vision equipment; medical supplies
DOD General Counsel orders DOD offices to "provide any pertinent documents and records" regarding Ukraine security assistance including WH interactions. Standard doc preservation order with both Congressional and IG investigations pending. Esper already has pledged cooperation
: "With regard to the General Counsel memo my understanding is that this is a fairly standard practice when there is a significant level of Congressional or IG interest in a matter."
Wolters flat-out declined to answer questions from @barbarastarrcnn about whether he asked why aid to Ukraine was held up, deferring to another briefing by @ChiefPentSpox beginning soon. Said a spokeswoman accompanying Wolters: "We're not going to get into the politics here."
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Pentagon spox Jonathan Hoffman says no one from Department of Defense was on President Trump's controversial call with President of Ukraine
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President Trump says he wants both Ukraine and China to investigate Joe Biden and his son
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REPORTER: What exactly did you hope the Ukrainian president would do about the Bidens. TRUMP: "I would think that if they were honest about it, they'd start a major investigation. They should investigate the Bidens. China likewise should start an investigation."
Trump says he would like Ukraine to investigate the Bidens
Delegation from China coming to US next week for trade talks, announces @POTUS
The Trump administration is moving to collect DNA samples from detained migrants for entry into a national criminal database
Rep. Jamie Raskin says the State Dept IG briefing was about "nothing relating to the president's impeachable conduct," and nothing to do with retaliation. Instead, he says, it was about a packet of misinformation apparently meant to smear the former U.S. ambassador to Ukraine
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On Monday, before leaving for Europe, @SecPompeo with the Indian External Affairs Minister and they talked about Kashmir
State Dept Inspector General brought a package of documents - propaganda and disinformation spreading conspiracy theories - targeting the fired US ambassador to Ukraine
"It has and uncertain provenance," adds @RepRaskin. "Maybe it did come from the White House."
Packet of "propaganda and disinformation" related to Ukraine that was given to @SecPompeo was handed over to @FBI and to Congress by @StateDept inspector general, according to @RepRaskin
US to slap new tariffs on EU following WTO ruling
The Justice Department told White House personnel on Wednesday that they must preserve all presidential records, including any notes regarding President Donald Trump's meetings and phone calls with foreign leaders.
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Below is the full statement from House Intelligence Committee spox on NYT report re: Schiff getting an account of the whistleblower's concerns before the complaint was filed:
President Trump said he withheld $400 million in aid to Ukraine in July because "I don't like being the sucker country. We were the sucker country for years and years. We're not the sucker country anymore," said European nations needed to "pay more."
U.S. president Donald Trump says he will cooperate with the impeachment investigation into allegations he pressed Ukrainian president Volodymyr Zelenskiy to investigative his Democratic rival Joe Biden but says the investigation is a "hoax"
Campaign: Sen. Sanders' presidential campaign events canceled until further notice "after he was found to have a blockage in one artery and two stents were successfully inserted;" operation came after he felt "some chest discomfort" at an event yesterday