For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his family and to investigate the country’s
A forthcoming book by an anonymous author identified only as “a senior official in the Trump administration” describes U.S. President Donald Trump as volatile, incompetent and unfit to be commander in chief, according to excerpts published Thursday by The Washington Post. The book describes racist and misogynist behind-the-scenes statements by
A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine said Sunday his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans. The surprise offer, made to Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, would allow Republicans to
Republicans managed to bring the U.S. House Democrats’ impeachment investigation to a halt on Wednesday as around two dozen Republican House members stormed into a closed-door deposition with a Defence Department official. Democrats said the move compromised national security as some of them brought electronic devices into a secure room.
William Taylor has emerged as an unlikely central player in the events that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Donald Trump. The retired career civil servant was tapped to run the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine after the administration abruptly ousted the ambassador. He was then
An intense gunfight with heavy weapons and burning vehicles blocking roads paralyzed the capital of Mexico’s Sinaloa state Thursday after security forces located one of Joaquin (El Chapo) Guzman’s sons who is wanted in the U.S. on drug trafficking charges. Mexican security secretary Alfonso Durazo said 30 members of the
The centre-left Socialist Party collected the most votes in Portugal’s general election Sunday, leaving it poised to continue leading the government for another four years. With 208 seats in the 230-seat parliament awarded in the official count, the Socialists reached 99 seats, compared with 74 for the second-place Social Democratic