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Impeachment witness: Ukrainians asked about holdup of aid

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WASHINGTON - Transcripts in the newest batch from testimony in the House impeachment hearings are chipping away at a key Republican defense of President Donald Trump.
At issue is Trump's decision to tie military aid for Ukraine to investigations of Joe Biden and the Democrats. Allies of the president say he did nothing wrong because the Ukrainians never knew the aid was being delayed.
The special adviser for Ukraine at the State Department, Catherine Croft, says she fielded inquiries from Ukraine about the holdup.
In the transcript of her testimony to House investigators, released Monday...
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Behind Trump-Erdogan ‘bromance,' a White House meeting to repair U.S.-Turkey ties

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WASHINGTON/ANKARA - At the 2012 opening of Trump Towers in Istanbul, real estate mogul Donald Trump sang the praises of Tayyip Erdogan, telling a mostly Turkish audience that their leader, prime minister at the time, was "highly respected" around the world.
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Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was 'deeply disturbed' by Trump's Charlottesville remarks, she says in her new book

Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley was 'deeply disturbed' by Trump's Charlottesville remarks, she says in her new book

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In a new book, former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley, condemned the president's remarks on the white supremacist rally in Charlottesville in 2017, where one person died and dozens were left injured after a man drove his car into a crowd.
Haley, who resigned from her post in October 2018, wrote in her upcoming book, "With All Due Respect: Defending America with Grit and Grace," that the president had initially "called out the haters and made it clear that they would not be tolerated."
However, in a press conference the following day, Trump equivocated his response, saying there were "some very...
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Republican Critics, Fearing Trump, Toe an Anti-Impeachment Party Line, for Now

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On the eve of public impeachment hearings, even the handful of moderate Republicans in the House see no upside in breaking with the president.
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House Lawmakers Urge Trump To Cancel Turkish President's White House Visit

House Lawmakers Urge Trump To Cancel Turkish President's White House Visit

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A group of both Democrats and Republicans said it was an "inappropriate time" for Trump to meet Wednesday with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
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