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Recent articles by Kevin:

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Trump meets Moscow's top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Russia's top foreign diplomat attended high-level meetings in Washington Tuesday, creating the extraordinary spectacle of President Donald Trump consulting with Moscow on the day House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment underpinned partly by Trump's unusual relationship with Russia. → Read More

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Miss Universe, Kardashians and 'ass': This is the impeachment inquiry the Trump era deserves

Maybe it was President Donald Trump's mention of the Miss Universe pageant. Or his allegiance to the Kardashians. Or that the Ukrainian President loves his ass. → Read More

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White House helped arrange call between Giuliani and Pompeo after handover of Biden allegations

The White House helped arrange a phone call between Rudy Giuliani and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo the day after the President's personal lawyer handed over materials with unproven claims about former Vice President Joe Biden and his son Hunter, according to documents released by the State Department late Friday night. → Read More

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Trump won't say whether he'll sign Hong Kong bill, citing trade talks

President Donald Trump would not say Friday whether he plans to sign legislation enacting tough sanctions on China for its crackdown in Hong Kong, cementing the impression Trump ranks the economic relationship with Beijing higher than human rights. → Read More

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Fiona Hill's extraordinary answer distills what impeachment is about

Fiona Hill's extraordinary answer about her relationship with the American ambassador to the European Union was ultimately a finely distilled description of what the impeachment hearings are all about: President Donald Trump's pursuit of a "domestic political errand" that came at the expense of American foreign policy. → Read More

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Pentagon official reveals Ukrainians asked about stalled aid as early as July

A top Pentagon official testified Wednesday that Ukrainian officials knew as early as July 25 there was an issue with US aid to the country, undercutting a key Republican rebuttal to accusations of a "quid pro quo." → Read More

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Who knew what during the Ukraine pressure campaign, according to Gordon Sondland

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, in his opening statement, made clear that some of President Donald Trump's senior-most aides were aware of a link between US aid to Ukraine and the country opening investigations that would benefit Trump politically. → Read More

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US diplomat in Kiev said he's 'never seen anything' like Trump-Sondland call in restaurant

A diplomat at the US embassy in Ukraine told lawmakers last week he'd "never seen anything" like the call Gordon Sondland placed to President Donald Trump at a restaurant in Kiev, according to a transcript of his deposition released Monday night. → Read More

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Trump's aides eye moving impeachment witnesses out of White House jobs

President Donald Trump's aides have explored moving some impeachment witnesses on loan to the White House from other agencies, such as Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, back to their home departments ahead of schedule, according to people familiar with the conversations. → Read More

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Trump's aides eye moving impeachment witnesses out of White House jobs

President Donald Trump's aides have explored moving some impeachment witnesses on loan to the White House from other agencies, such as Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, back to their home departments ahead of schedule, according to people familiar with the conversations. → Read More

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Ex-NSC official corroborates Sondland said he was directed by Trump on Ukraine

House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry released transcripts of closed door depositions of White House adviser Tim Morrison and Pence aide Jennifer Williams. → Read More

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Newly released transcript of first Trump-Zelensky call raises additional questions

The White House hopes to show that there was nothing untoward in the US-Ukraine relationship by releasing a rough transcript of President Donald Trump's first call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. → Read More

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White House releases rough transcript of Trump's first Ukraine call

The White House released a rough transcript of President Donald Trump's first phone call with his Ukrainian counterpart as Friday's impeachment hearing was getting underway. → Read More

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Erdoğan showed GOP senators 'surreal' propaganda video during WH meeting

During a meeting in the Oval Office Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan pulled out an iPad to show a small group of Republican senators and President Donald Trump a propaganda video casting the Kurds in a negative light, according to a GOP source familiar with the situation. → Read More

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GOP senators take tough line with Erdogan on Syria and Russia in White House meeting

A handful of Republican senators on Wednesday warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a candid and at times tense meeting that Turkey will face US sanctions unless it reverses course on the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, according to a senior administration official and two sources familiar with the matter. → Read More

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What the first public impeachment hearing tells us about the path forward

The first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday lived up to the hype, and the daylong affair gave both parties plenty to chew on as the inquiry moves forward. → Read More

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Republicans shrug off impeachment hearings as 'boring'

Heading into Wednesday's first public impeachment hearing, Republicans had argued the facts weren't there to impeach President Donald Trump. And they complained the proceedings were taking place behind closed doors. → Read More

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Trump meets with Turkey's Erdoğan on first day of public impeachment hearings

Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan's visit to the White House on Wednesday -- a month after President Donald Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria triggered a Turkish onslaught -- was already set to make waves. → Read More

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Mulvaney's 'incomprehensible' legal maneuvering angers many

The White House is entering a pivotal phase of impeachment proceedings amid internal consternation over legal strategy and fresh apprehension at how President Donald Trump will react to hours of televised testimony. → Read More

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Transcripts depict Trump as fickle, susceptible to flattery and prone to grudges

When President Donald Trump's phone rang in September, he was not eager for a lengthy conversation. → Read More