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Ukrainian President Zelensky: Trump didn't blackmail me during call about Joe Biden

12 days ago   |   By New York Post

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky on Thursday said President Trump did not try to blackmail him by withdrawing military aid in a July phone call that prompted an impeachment inquiry in the House. Zelensky said he wasn't even aware that nearly $400 million was being held up when he spoke to Trump on July 25. “There...
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Ukraine president downplays Trump pressures in all-day media marathon

Ukraine president downplays Trump pressures in all-day media marathon

12 days ago   |   By Politico

KYIV, Ukraine - Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said Thursday there was “no blackmail” in the phone call with U.S. President Donald Trump that helped spark an impeachment inquiry. Zelenskiy is trying to save his reputation and distance himself from the U.S. political drama. In an all-day “media marathon” held in a food court, he played down suggestions that Trump pressured him to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden in exchange for military aid to help Ukraine battle Russian-backed separatists. Responding to questions from The Associated Press, Zelenskiy said he only learned...
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Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

Jimmy Carter hospitalized after fall at Georgia home

PLAINS, Ga. - Former U.S. President Jimmy Carter has been hospitalized after a fall at his home in Plains, Georgia. A statement from The Carter Center says Jimmy suffered “a... Read more ...

Top Diplomat To Ukraine Provides 'Disturbing' Account In House Impeachment Probe

Top Diplomat To Ukraine Provides 'Disturbing' Account In House Impeachment Probe

Bill Taylor, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine, answered questions in a closed-door deposition with House lawmakers on Tuesday. Read more ...

Trump Likens Impeachment Inquiry To 'A Lynching' In Twitter Outburst

Trump Likens Impeachment Inquiry To 'A Lynching' In Twitter Outburst

The president also suggested that Democrats are carrying out the investigation “without due process or fairness or any legal rights.” Read more ...

States' antitrust probe into Facebook balloons to 47 AGs

States' antitrust probe into Facebook balloons to 47 AGs

Almost every state and territorial attorney general in the U.S. is now part of an ongoing investigation into whether Facebook is breaking antitrust laws, the lead... Read more ...

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry A 'Lynching'

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry A 'Lynching'

In a Tuesday morning tweet, the president lashed out at the process underway in the House that may lead to an impeachment vote. (Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP) Read more ...

Trump is getting rid of the White House's subscriptions to The New York...

Trump is getting rid of the White House's subscriptions to The New York Times and The Washington Post

President Donald Trump is canceling the White House's subscriptions to The Washington Post and The New York Times, White House press secretary Stephanie Grisham confirmed to... Read more ...

2 Proud Boys Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison Over Gang Assault In New York

2 Proud Boys Sentenced To 4 Years In Prison Over Gang Assault In New York

John Kinsman and Maxwell Hare, both members of the extremist gang, were sentenced in Manhattan after attacking protesters at a GOP rally in October. Read more ...

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill backed by Parliament in major boost for his plan...

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill backed by Parliament in major boost for his plan to leave the EU

Boris Johnson's Brexit bill has passed its first stage in the UK Parliament after months of delay. The vote is a major boost for the prime minister's prospects of fulfilling... Read more ...

Here are all the Republican lawmakers who supported or refused to condemn...

Here are all the Republican lawmakers who supported or refused to condemn Trump comparing impeachment to lynching

Several Republican lawmakers are either defending, refusing to condemn, or simply declining to comment on President Donald Trump 's Tuesday tweet comparing the ongoing... Read more ...

WeWork Board Accepts $10 Billion Takeover Plan From SoftBank

WeWork Board Accepts $10 Billion Takeover Plan From SoftBank

The the deal will reportedly rescue WeWork, and current chair Adam Neumann will exit with $1.7 billion. Read more ...