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Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 06:03 PM EST

US Proposes Tougher Rules on Work Permits for Asylum-Seekers

US Proposes Tougher Rules on Work Permits for Asylum-Seekers

The Trump administration has proposed making it tougher for asylum-seekers to obtain permission to work in the United States while their cases are pending, a move that immigrant advocates say would unfairly...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 06:03 PM EST

AP Fact Check: GOP Presses Empty Ukraine Meddling Theory

AP Fact Check: GOP Presses Empty Ukraine Meddling Theory

Congressional Republicans pressed the discredited theory that Ukraine meddled in the 2016 U.S. election in defending President Donald Trump in Wednesday’s impeachment hearings.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 05:16 PM EST

Trump Says He 'Doesn't Recall' Asking Sondland About Investigations

Trump Says He 'Doesn't Recall' Asking Sondland About Investigations

President Donald Trump said he "knew nothing about" a call U.S. diplomat William Taylor mentioned during his public hearing Wednesday. Taylor said that during the call, a staffer overheard Trump asking...

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 05:13 PM EST

Trump Calls Impeachment Hearing a 'Joke'

Trump Calls Impeachment Hearing a 'Joke'

Speaking to reporters Wednesday, President Donald Trump said he hadn't seen the hearing but insisted it was a "sham."

Thursday, Nov 14, 2019 at 10:30 AM EST

Key Moments From Impeachment Hearing

Key Moments From Impeachment Hearing

Here are key moments as they unfolded during Wednesday’s public impeachment hearings, which included testimony from U.S. diplomat William Taylor and State Department official George Kent.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 04:06 PM EST

Laughter Erupts After Welch's Trump One-Liner

Laughter Erupts After Welch's Trump One-Liner

Rep. Peter Welch, D-Vt., drew a few laughs after his one-line response to Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, during Wednesday's open impeachment hearings.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 03:13 PM EST

Taylor: Loss of US Aid Would Make Zelenskiy 'Much Weaker'

Taylor: Loss of US Aid Would Make Zelenskiy 'Much Weaker'

U.S. diplomat William Taylor said Wednesday that Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelenskiy and his country would be "much weaker" if Ukraine did not receive aid from the United States.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 02:51 PM EST

Jordan Presses Taylor on His ‘Clear Understanding’ of Link Between Military Aid and Investigating Bidens

Jordan Presses Taylor on His ‘Clear Understanding’ of Link Between Military Aid and Investigating Bidens

Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, questions Amb. William Taylor about the unnamed sources who gave information about Trump to Taylor.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 02:44 PM EST

WATCH: William Taylor’s Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

WATCH: William Taylor’s Full Opening Statement in Impeachment Hearing

William Taylor, the charge d’affaires in Ukraine, offers up his opening statement before testifying in the first public hearing in the House’s impeachment inquiry.

Wednesday, Nov 13, 2019 at 02:41 PM EST

Kent: You Can’t Fight Corruption ‘Without Pissing Off Corrupt People’

Kent: You Can’t Fight Corruption ‘Without Pissing Off Corrupt People’

George Kent spoke to House members about the State Department’s unexpected removal of Marie Yovanovitch from her post as the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine and whether Rudy Giuliani was involved.

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