House Democrats leading an impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump's dealings with Ukraine may have fresh information to work with after a new whistleblower stepped forward with what the person's lawyer said was firsthand knowledge of key events.
A crude joke spread quickly online in the wake of an impeachment inquiry into the U.S. president.
Text messages released by House Democrats amid an impeachment inquiry detail a top U.S. diplomat's concerns about a Trump White House strategy aimed at pressuring Ukraine for political investigations in exchange for assistance and engagement w
The lawmaker heading the impeachment inquiry misled reporters about his committee's contacts with the whistleblower before the complaint was filed.
President Donald Trump’s request that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has triggered an impeachment inquiry. Since then, the president has made a series of inaccur
On September 30 2019, pundit Malcolm Nance shared the following quote meme to Facebook, purportedly involving remarks made by former United States President Ulysses S. Grant on the prospect of a second Civil War: One day prior, U.S. Presiden
Ensnarled in an impeachment investigation over his request for Ukraine to investigate a chief political rival, President Donald Trump called on another nation to probe former Vice President Joe Biden: China.
The whistleblower who raised concerns about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine spoke to staffers on the House Intelligence Committee before filing a formal complaint, giving Democrats advance warning of the accusations of wrongdoing that
In an attempt to deflect from the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, Rudy Giuliani showed up to a TV interview waving documents and making allegations about Ukraine, Joe and Hunter Biden and the whistleblower at the center of the impeachmen
President Donald Trump has spent months criticizing business activities by Hunter Biden, the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, who could face Trump in the 2020 presidential election. The first activities Trump and his allies spotlighted — t
While he himself debunked the claim within hours, several readers contacted us asking if a scenario posted by disinformation purveyor and conspiracy theorist Jack Posobiec on October 1, 2019 was plausible. “These Democrats don’t realize th
Even in today’s atmosphere of heightened political rhetoric, the word "treason" stands out. President Donald Trump used the word to question the actions of House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., a key figure in investigating
The Truth-o-Meter says: False | Donald Trump’s false claim about a change in whistleblower rules President Donald Trump raised the specter of shady bureaucratic doings that allowed a whistleblower’s complaint to move forward when ordinarily
Thanks to geography, Ukraine lies on the fault line between east and west. Now, it finds itself at the center of an American political battle over impeachment. Part of the reason lies with the tug-of-war between Russia and the western powers. But part
On September 25 2019, Politicus USA published an article headlined, “Trump Is Now Trying To Get Mike Pence Impeached,” claiming in part: During a press conference, Trump said that if he is going to be investigated, Vice President Pence’s
President Trump is warning that the Democrat-driven impeachment proceedings and any move to oust him from office amount to “treason” and would spark a civil war, prompting outrage from a Republican congressman.
President Donald Trump has been accused in a whistleblower complaint of “using the power of his office to solicit interference from a foreign country in the 2020 U.S. election.” “In the course of my official duties, I have received inform
The question arises in light of the U.S. House of Representatives' launching an impeachment inquiry against Donald Trump in fall 2019.
The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives has launched an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, for withholding aid to Ukraine while asking the government there to look into his political rival Joe Biden. Biden’s son Hunter was
Right after President Donald Trump asked the president of Ukraine "do us a favor," Trump made an unexplained reference to a computer server. "I would like you to find out what happened with this whole situation with Ukraine, they say Cro
What questions do you have about Ukraine, the whistleblower complaint, or an impeachment inquiry? See Figure 1 on PolitiFact.com RELATED STORY: Here's the readout of Donald Trump's call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky RE
The whistleblower complaint at the heart of Congress' impeachment inquiry opened a window into government computer systems that White House and other government employees use to share and manage classified information on a day-to-day basis.
The Truth-o-Meter says: Mostly False | Donald Trump said European nations have not put money into Ukraine. They have put in a lot In a scrum with reporters outside the U.N. General Assembly hall, President Donald Trump was asked why he held up at l
The White House has released a declassified summary of a July 25 telephone call between President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. The leaders discussed reviving a dormant Ukrainian government investigation into a Ukrainian
A whistleblower on Aug. 12 filed a complaint with the inspector general of the intelligence community, who found the information credible and determined that under the law it should be forwarded to the congressional intelligence committees. But the act
The president, facing calls for impeachment over his pressuring Ukraine to investigate his political rival, inaccurately accused European countries of not providing aid to Ukraine.
Quick Take Facebook users expressed outrage over a statement that is falsely attributed to Sen. Kamala Harris. The quote — about seeking “vengeance” against supporters of President Donald Trump — originated on a website that cal
The House Judiciary Committee took another step toward possible impeachment proceedings.
It remains to be seen how the testimony will affect public views of Trump’s presidency and the push for impeachment.
The House Judiciary Committee chairman said that a hearing with Robert Mueller will air “very substantial evidence” of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump and make a public case for impeachment.
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In an impromptu press conference and on Twitter, President Donald Trump responded to special counsel Robert Mueller’s remarks about the Russia investigation with several false and questionable claims: Trump suggested that he could not be impeach
Special Counsel Robert Mueller did not use the word "impeachment" but said it was the job of Congress to hold the president accountable for any wrongdoing.
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Impeachment matters deeply to the Democratic party's base but remains unpopular with most Americans.
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