U.S. House report outlines evidence for Trump impeachment

The House released a sweeping impeachment report Tuesday outlining evidence of what it calls President Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will serve as the foundation for debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office.

Democrats, Republicans spar on last day of impeachment hearings

Taking the stand in the final hearing of testimonies were Dr. Fiona Hill, a former advisory to Russia, and David Holmes, an embassy official working in Kiev, the capital of Ukraine. Democrats saw to illustrate two separate campaigns run in dealings with the eastern European country - one of diplomacy run by Hill, and the other a political gambit run by Ambassador Gordon Sondland.

White House releases rough transcript of first Trump-Zelenskiy call

President Donald Trump on Friday released the summary transcript of an April congratulatory call with Ukraine President-elect Volodymyr Zelenskiy, the latest salvo in the White House struggle to blunt Democrats’ contention that Trump abused his power in calling on a foreign leader to involve himself in the U.S. presidential election.

Trump allies sought changes at Ukraine utility: AP sources

A circle of businessmen and Republican donors touted connections to Giuliani and Trump while trying to install new management at the top of Ukraine's massive state gas company. Their plan was to then steer lucrative contracts to companies controlled by Trump allies, according to two people with knowledge of their plans.

Here's what happened this week in the Trump impeachment inquiry

It was just last week that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump. It was triggered by a whistleblower's complaint about a July 25 phone call where Trump prodded Ukraine's new president to dig up dirt on the family of his potential Democratic rival, Joe Biden.

White House preparing formal objection to impeachment probe

(AP) -- President Donald Trump said Friday the White House is preparing a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi formally objecting to the Democrats' impeachment inquiry without an official vote. It's expected to say the administration won't cooperate with the probe without that vote -- but he also said he believes it will pass.