Push to Call Witnesses Throws Impeachment Trial Into Doubt

After Saturday, Democrats had intended to quickly turn Washington’s focus to the new president’s ambitious legislative agenda and the coronavirus pandemic passing grim milestones each day. Whenever it comes, the outcome promised to leave President Biden, who took office pledging to “end this uncivil war,” with the monumental task of moving the nation past one […]

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Facing falling popularity, Ukraine’s president cracks down on opposition media & popular TV channels, sparking impeachment battle

In a move that has sparked concern for freedom of speech in the country, Ukraine’s embattled president has clamped down on eight opposition-owned media outlets, with tough new rules taking away their broadcasting rights. Facing increasing domestic pressure, Volodymyr Zelensky issued a decree on Tuesday that sets in motion a series of “special economic and […]

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Bolton Says Trump Impeachment Inquiry Missed Other Troubling Actions

The book confirms House testimony that Mr. Bolton was wary all along of the president’s actions with regard to Ukraine and that Mr. Trump explicitly linked the security aid to investigations involving Mr. Biden and Hillary Clinton. On Aug. 20, Mr. Bolton writes, Mr. Trump “said he wasn’t in favor of sending them anything until […]

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