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Newt Gingrich weighs in on Trump comparing impeachment to ‘lynching’: He ‘uses words more clumsily than he should’

iStock(NEW YORK) — Former House Speaker Newt Gingrich seemed to defend President Donald Trump on The View on Tuesday hours after the president compared the impeachment process against him to a “lynching.”Trump took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to voice his disapproval of the impeachment inquiry, writing: “So some day, if a Democrat becomes President…read more »

President Trump compares impeachment process to ‘a lynching’

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump compared the impeachment process to “a lynching” on Twitter Tuesday morning.A check of his previous tweets and public statements showed that this appeared to be the first time he has used the term as president.”So some day, if a Democrat becomes President and the…read more »

Top diplomat who raised concerns about Ukraine aid in texts testifies in impeachment probe

rarrarorro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine who privately raised concerns about whether nearly $400 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine was being withheld for political purposes, arrived to face questions from House impeachment investigators Tuesday.Democrats, who view him as one of their most important witnesses, have worked to secure his testimony for…read more »

Diplomat who raised concerns about Ukraine aid in texts testifies, one Democrat calls it a ‘sea change’

rarrarorro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine who privately raised concerns about whether nearly $400 million in U.S. aid to Ukraine was being withheld for political purposes, told his version of the story to House impeachment investigators Tuesday and Democrats described his testimony as damning and a “sea change.”Considered one of their most…read more »

Top diplomat in Ukraine, who privately raised concerns about aid, to appear on Hill

rarrarorro/iStock(WASHINGTON) — William Taylor, the top diplomat in Ukraine who privately raised concerns about the withholding of $390 million in military aid to Ukraine and the appearance of doing so for political purposes, is scheduled to appear before House impeachment investigators on Capitol Hill Tuesday.Democrats have worked to secure his testimony for weeks after Kurt…read more »

‘When you’re in a hole, stop digging’: Clinton lawyer Greg Craig to Trump

Official Whte House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) — The man who was responsible for providing legal advice to former President Bill Clinton during his impeachment inquiry told ABC News’ “The Investigation” podcast that President Donald Trump’s strategy to combat his own impeachment inquiry is “doing enormous damage to him.” “When you’re in a hole,…read more »

GOP senators critical of Trump over Ukraine dealings, Syria

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s longtime ally, Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham, said he would not rule out the possibility of impeachment if new evidence emerges from an investigative probe that is looking into Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. “Sure, I mean show me something that is a crime,” the Republican…read more »

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