It's not uncommon for several other officials to listen in on such calls, but the reports show the State Department was at least aware of Trump's discussions of Biden with the Ukrainian president. For now, though, Democrats remain focused on Ukraine and what efforts were made there on behalf of Mr. Trump. The funds were later provided and a US congressional aide said on Tuesday that Ukraine had agreed to buy 150 Javelin missiles, made by Raytheon Co and Lockheed Martin Corp, in a deal ...
The Trump administration has set a defiant tone, resisting Congress' access to witnesses, even as House Democrats warn such efforts themselves could amount to an impeachable offense. A State Department invitation to the meeting, which was reviewed by The Associated Press, requested an "urgent" meeting with staff from eight House and Senate panels.
The WTO had already found that both Europe's Airbus and its US rival Boeing received billions of dollars of illegal subsidies in the world's largest corporate trade dispute. Washington is unlikely to skip the opportunity to implement tariffs in the case over aircraft subsidies, according to current and former USA officials.
It came hours after North Korea said nuclear talks with the USA would resume. North Korea said on Thursday it had carried out a successful test of a "new-type" of submarine-launched ballistic missile, state media reported . Talks aimed at dismantling North Korea's nuclear and missile programs have been stalled since a second summit between Kim and US President Donald Trump in Vietnam in February broke down in disagreement over nuclear disarmament.
Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders underwent emergency heart surgery after experiencing "discomfort" in his chest on the campaign trail, his campaign announced. Bernie Sanders has made sure of that. For example, a recent Morning Consult/Politico national poll found that almost a third of Sanders supporters could migrate to Warren.
The whistleblower who filed the complaint that has led to an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump contacted the House Intelligence Committee before raising concerns about alleged wrongdoing with the intelligence community inspector general, according to a spokesman for the Democratic chairman, Adam Schiff .