Yovanovitch communicated with Dem staffer on ‘delicate’ issue after complaint, emails show, despite testimony
Gee who’d have thought they would be caught lying? Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, a key witness in House Democrats’ impeachment inquiry, communicated via her personal email account with a Democratic congressional staffer concerning a “quite delicate” and “time-sensitive” matter — just two days after the whistleblower complaint that kickstarted the inquiry was filed, and a month before the complaint became public, emails obtained Thursday by Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” show.
Thursday President Trump pushed back on a report that Attorney General William Barr refused a request to hold a news conference declaring that the president hadn’t broken any laws in his July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky — calling the report a “con job.”
Viktor Shokin, Ukraine’s prosecutor who was fired in March 2016, told Rudy Giuliani earlier this year that he was told to stop his investigation into a natural gas firm linked to Joe Biden’s son, Hunter, Fox News reports.
Monday a bipartisan budget watchdog released a report detailing options for how the federal government could pay for “Medicare-for-all,” the health care plan popular with 2020 Democratic presidential contenders — and its findings show there would be no way to fund the expanded health program by simply raising taxes on the rich.
Thursday Nancy Pelosi said she does not think the impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump has gone past no return, and she does not think a vote to impeach him is inevitable in the House.
There’s an explosive new court filing from Michael Flynn’s legal team alleges that FBI agents manipulated official records of the former national security adviser’s 2017 interview that led to him being charged with lying to investigators. It’s Flynn’s lawyers latest attempt to get the case thrown out.
But make him/her testify before the public. Congress expects to hear “very soon” from a whistleblower whose complaint spurred an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee said.
The State Department reportedly has ramped up its investigation into Hillary Clinton’s private server, potentially reviving an issue that dominated the 2016 presidential election campaign.