Just hours after ignoring a subpoena to appear before congressional investigators, Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney on Friday asked to join a federal lawsuit now considering whether current and former administration officials are required to comply with demands to testify.
The impeachment inquiry is centred on a July 25 phone call between Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy in which the U.S. president asked the Ukrainian leader to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, who is also a frontrunner in the 2020 Democratic presidential race, and his son, Hunter, who had served on the border of a Ukrainian gas company.
Nevertheless, consider the evidence that emerged Tuesday, when Gordon Sondland, Trump's hand-picked ambassador to the European Union, revised his previous testimony to the three House committees conducting the impeachment inquiry. According to that document, Trump reminded Zelenskiy how dependent Ukraine is on USA aid, then asked for "a favor": that Ukraine conduct a pair of investigations that could help Trump politically.
"I don't want to give credibility to a corrupt witch hunt", Trump told reporters. According to him, incriminating testimony from other witnesses "refreshed my recollection about certain conversations". huh, you know that testimony I just heard?
- Former national security adviser John Boltonfailed to appear for an interview with impeachment investigators Thursday, making it unlikely that he will provide testimony to the House.
Mr. Sunderland made headlines after suddenly changing his testimony against Congress and implying that President Trump had committed a crime that might not be possible. Those people say the men's attorney-client relationship remains close even as Giuliani's central role in the series of events leading to the start of the congressional probe becomes increasingly apparent.
Trade deal doubts clip world stock rally, oil falls
At 1150 GMT, Brent crude was down 1.7% at $61.21 a barrel, while US West Texas Intermediate crude also tumbled 1.7%, to $56.19. In the offshore market, the yuan traded at 6.9834 per dollar, close to a three-month high it jumped to on Thursday.
Pulisic keeps up scoring run for Chelsea in win over Palace
Mateo Kovacic was involved in the build-up when Chelsea went ahead, but it was Willian's classy touch that put Abraham through. Not just myself, but Jody [Morris], Joe [Edwards], Chris Jones, we do know the club, we do feel the club and we do know them.
Since the reconstructed transcript was released, a number of current and former administration officials have said that the aid and/or a coveted White House meeting between Zelenskiy and Trump were put on hold at least in part to pressure Ukraine to announce the two investigations. For your security, we've sent a confirmation email to the address you entered.
Mr Sondland submitted the supplemental testimony on Monday after testimony by other officials, including Mr William Taylor, the top U.S. diplomat at the embassy in Kiev.
Lawmakers leaving Williams' deposition said her testimony lined up with the accounts of others.
Mr Sondland said he told a Ukrainian presidential adviser that "resumption of U.S. aid would likely not occur until Ukraine provided the public anti-corruption statement that we had been discussing for many weeks".
House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff disclosed the information to reporters on Wednesday. Kurt Volker, a Republican whom Mr. Trump's administration appointed as special envoy to Ukraine, testified that the allegations Mr. Trump wanted investigated about Mr. Biden were groundless and that their Ukrainian source was not credible.
Kudlow on Thursday said "if there's a phase one trade deal, there are going to be tariff agreements and concessions". On Friday, Trump, in comments that hit stock prices and the dollar, said he had not agreed to a tariff rollback.
Ayushmann Khurrana's new film Bala has recorded an "excellent" opening day collection, tweeted trade analyst Taran Adarsh. Film critics believe that if film Bala continues at its current pace, Khurrana could be looking at his next blockbuster.
Curry will be re-evaluated in three months, and Golden State may decide that it makes no sense to play it. They sit at 2-7 on the season, and teams around the league certainly won't show any sympathy for them.
Oleg Sokolov, 63, was trying to dispose of the severed body parts of his girlfriend when he slipped and fell into the Moika. Sokolov was hospitalized on Saturday for hypothermia but on Sunday was taken to a police station for questioning.
Et d'enfoncer le clou en suggérant que le géant américain "aurait été plus concentré sur la création du système d'exploitation". On a longtemps cherché des explications à l'échec de la firme de Redmond sur le marché des smartphones.
Dix-sept des 23 joueurs champions d'Afrique l'été dernier sont présents, parmi lesquels le Montpelliérain Andy Delort. Elle débute ses qualifications en Zambie le 14 novembre prochain, avant de se déplacer au Botswana 4 jours plus tard.
Shortly before Terry's murder, he, Schreiber, and another woman named Evelyn Tangie had been traveling in a vehicle together. Benjamin Schreiber , 66, was sentenced to life without parole in Iowa for bludgeoning a man to death in 1996.
While some don't understand why IG is forcing this change on its users, others are questioning why users see likes as so valuable. Now, according to Mosseri's statements on stage, Instagram will begin rolling this "test" out to USA users as early as next week.
This is not a shocking growth when you take into account that Indianapolis elevated Chad Kelly from the apply squad nowadays. He did restricted work in follow this week, but the Colts didn't rule him out on Friday.
Lions QB Stafford out vs. Bears
Stafford turned in three limited practices this past week, and it's not clear what the long-term ramifications of this injury are. However, in the week before the Bears game, Stafford was practicing through pain and telling reporters he was fine.
Brace Yourselves: Trump's Releasing Another Call Transcript
Ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor and career department official George Kent are to testify Wednesday, and former U.S. The White House already has released a transcript of their July 25 phone conversation, in which Democrats allege Mr.
Lions' Stafford (back/hip) won't play vs. Bears
That's the second-longest active streak by a QB in the National Football League behind Phillip Rivers. He was limited all week, but publicly there did not seem to be concern. "No, I'm fine.
L'Iran annonce avoir découvert un gisement de pétrole colossal
Le pays souffre de l'effet des sanctions économiques rétablies contre la République islamique par les Etats-Unis depuis août 2018. Le gisement s'étend de Bostan à Omidiyeh, deux villes de la province du Khouzestan, dans le sud-ouest de l'Iran, a-t-il ajouté.