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White House Ukraine expert to testify on Trump-Zelensky call

The National Security Council's top Ukraine expert plans to tell House impeachment investigators on Tuesday that he was so troubled by President Donald Trump's July phone call with Ukraine's President that he reported his concerns to a superior, according to a copy of his opening statement obtained by CNN.

Coalition of IGs slam DOJ opinion on whistleblower complaint

A coalition of Inspectors General is urging the Justice Department's Office of Legal Counsel to withdraw or modify its opinion that the whistleblower complaint regarding President Donald Trump's communications with Ukraine was not of "urgent concern," a determination

House Democrats halt Republican resolution to censure Schiff

House Democrats stopped a Republican-led effort to force a floor vote Monday on a resolution to censure Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, one of the Democrats leading the impeachment investigation, "for certain misleading conduct" in his characterization of a phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukrainian President.

Whistleblower lawyer fights false claims

Mark Zaid, the lawyer representing the anonymous whistleblower whose complaint has touched off an impeachment inquiry into President Trump, was sitting in the office of his Maryland home earlier this month when a Google alert popped up on his phone.

What House investigators have learned from Ukraine interviews

Two weeks' worth of testimony in the House impeachment probe paints a much deeper and detailed picture into how the President directed his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani to effectively supplant US policy in Ukraine — and to push the country toward investigating the President's potential 2020 political opponent.

WaPo: Nat'l security officials flagged Ukraine concerns before call

At least four national security officials were so concerned by the Trump administration's efforts to pressure Ukraine for political purposes that they shared their discontent with a White House lawyer both before and after President Donald Trump's July phone call with Ukraine's President,

Here's the latest on quickly escalating impeachment inquiry

It was a day in which the White House declared it outright won't cooperate in the House Democrats' impeachment inquiry and the efforts by White House staff to contain the fallout around the July 25 call between the American and Ukrainian Presidents became clearer.

White House official said Zelensky call was 'crazy,' 'frightening'

A White House official who listened in on President Donald Trump's July call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky characterized the conversation as "crazy," "frightening" and was described as "shaken" by the call, according to a memo written by the whistleblower behind the recent intelligence community report about the conversation flagged to Congress.

Here's the latest on the impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump spent most of Monday defending his choice to stand down in Syria after a weekend spent on Twitter making claims about former Vice President Joe Biden, Democratic critics and the whistleblower whose report sparked the impeachment inquiry.

Extreme measures being considered to protect whistleblower

The House Intelligence Committee and lawyers for the whistleblower who filed a complaint about President Donald Trump's conduct are discussing extreme measures to protect the individual's identity amid growing concerns about his or her safety, according to several sources familiar with the process.

90 former national security officials praise whistleblower

Ninety former US national security officials wrote a letter Sunday praising the anonymous whistleblower whose recent complaint about President Donald Trump's communications with Ukraine touched off a firestorm, leading House Democrats to launch an impeachment inqu

New twists put Republicans on spot in impeachment saga

Washington's impeachment battle over President Donald Trump's conduct with Ukraine is intensifying with news of a second whistleblower while new testimony this week brings the prospect of more stunning revelations to deepen the crisis.

Weekend bombshell: New whistleblower(s)

Bombshell this weekend... a new whistleblower being represented by Mark Zaid and Andrew Bakaj, the lawyers for the original whistleblower, according to CNN's Jake Tapper, Pamela Brown and Zachary Cohen.

Lawyer says he represents second Ukraine whistleblower

The lawyer for the first intelligence whistleblower who came forward with accusations concerning President Donald Trump and his interactions with Ukraine said Sunday he is representing a second whistleblower regarding the President's actions.