Attorneys: There’s not just one whistleblower
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Attorneys: There’s not just one whistleblower

Bakaj, a former State Department employee, is paired with Mark Zaid in representing that person. They are partners at Compass Rose Legal Group, a Washington firm specializing in…

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Republicans rush to defend Trump as Ukraine scandal deepens
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Republicans rush to defend Trump as Ukraine scandal deepens

Johnson told the Wall Street Journal that U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland had told him about a trade of roughly $400 million in aid to…

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POLITICO Playbook: More whistleblowers, more mudslinging
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POLITICO Playbook: More whistleblowers, more mudslinging

SNEAK PEEK … THE PRESIDENT’S WEEK AHEAD: MONDAY: The president will have lunch with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. He will participate in a briefing with senior military…

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Is It Ever OK for a President to Ask a Foreign Country to Investigate a Political Rival?
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Is It Ever OK for a President to Ask a Foreign Country to Investigate a Political Rival?

Here’s the big question on which the potential impeachment of President Donald Trump could turn: Is it ever appropriate for a U.S. president to ask a foreign government…

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‘Populist mobs’ vs. the Kochs: Tech probes split the GOP
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‘Populist mobs’ vs. the Kochs: Tech probes split the GOP

The advocacy group also ran digital ads in March urging members of the Senate Judiciary Committee to “oppose any effort to use antitrust laws to break up America’s…

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What Putin Got From the Trump-Zelensky Phone Call
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What Putin Got From the Trump-Zelensky Phone Call

A year ago, I was in Kiev when a young Ukrainian soldier was killed. Olesya Baklanova, 19, enlisted in the Ukrainian Armed Forces as soon as she was…

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Pompeo defends phone call, saying Trump wanted to stop Ukrainian corruption
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Pompeo defends phone call, saying Trump wanted to stop Ukrainian corruption

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo | Drew Angerer/Getty Images Secretary of state says ‘If you can help me with X, we’ll help you achieve Y.’ It wasn’t…

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Susan Collins: Trump made ‘big mistake’ in asking China to probe Biden
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Susan Collins: Trump made ‘big mistake’ in asking China to probe Biden

Sen. Susan Collins speaks during annual remembrance ceremonies on Saturday at firefighters memorial in Augusta, Maine. | Joe Phelan/The Kennebec Journal via AP Susan Collins on Saturday became…

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Trump’s NSC rocked by Ukraine scandal
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Trump’s NSC rocked by Ukraine scandal

In NSC staff meetings, the impeachment inquiry is “the elephant in the room and no one talks about it,” said a serving council official, adding: “When you’re not…

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Trump hits back at ‘ass’ Romney after criticism of Ukraine, China probe calls
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Trump hits back at ‘ass’ Romney after criticism of Ukraine, China probe calls

President Donald Trump. | Evan Vucci/AP Photo President Donald Trump fired back at Mitt Romney on Saturday morning, calling the Utah senator a "pompous 'ass'" while defending his…

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