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Trump's Ukraine scandal: Who's who?

The fast-moving scandal involving President Donald Trump and allegations that he pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to investigate his political rival Joe Biden and his son, Hunter, has upended politics in Washington, DC, and evolved into a full-blown impeachment investigation. There is no evidence that either Biden did anything wrong.

Subpoena indicates investigators interested in Giuliani's business

Federal prosecutors investigating associates of Rudy Giuliani have launched a broad investigation that could include criminal charges ranging from conspiracy, obstruction of justice, campaign finance violations and money laundering, according to a subpoena sent to at least one witness and seen by CNN.

Giuliani's associates boasted of US ties, Ukraine gas exec says

An executive of Ukraine's state-owned oil-and-gas company said two associates of Rudy Giuliani boasted of their ties to Giuliani and the US government when they pitched a plan to change the gas company's management and remove the then-US ambassador to Ukraine.

White House helped arrange call between Giuliani and Pompeo

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.

Rick Perry avoids impeachment questions ahead of resignation

As Energy Secretary Rick Perry prepares to leave office in December, it appears he could largely avoid tough questions from reporters and lawmakers about his role in the events impeachment investigators are focused on, with department staffers even apparently using a decoy vehicle to shield him from press questions.

Giuliani associate testifies on campaign donations

Igor Fruman, the Soviet-born South Florida businessman at the center of a federal campaign finance probe involving the President's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani, said he put more than $300,000 in political donations on company credit cards in hopes of jump-starting a new

5 takeaways from Gordon Sondland's bombshell testimony

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland changed the course of the House impeachment inquiry Wednesday, over the span of several hours in front of the House Intelligence Committee with the television cameras rolling for a global audience.

Prosecutors subpoena Trump fundraisers in Giuliani investigation

Federal prosecutors in New York have subpoenaed several individuals active in President Donald Trump's fundraising machinery as part of their investigation into the associates of Rudy Giuliani, the President's personal attorney, according to people familiar with the investigation.

Ukrainian gas official to be interviewed in Giuliani probe

Federal prosecutors investigating Rudy Giuliani plan to interview a senior executive of Ukraine's state-run oil-and-gas company, according to his lawyer, as Giuliani's possible ties to a separate natural gas venture have come under scrutiny.

Ex-envoy says investigation link to Bidens is 'unacceptable'

Former US special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker said Tuesday he failed to realize that an investigation into the Ukrainian energy company Burisma Holdings was linked to a probe of President Donald Trump's political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden, which Volker now says was "unacceptable."

US diplomat: 'Never seen anything' like Trump-Sondland call

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.

Trump administration knew in May Zelensky felt pressured

US administration officials knew as early as May 2019 that Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky felt pressure from President Donald Trump's allies to conduct investigations that were politically useful to the American president.

Prosecutors in Giuliani case want to talk to Ukrainian energy company

Federal prosecutors in New York who are investigating Rudy Giuliani are seeking to interview people with knowledge of Ukraine's state-run oil-and-gas company, Naftogaz, according to two people familiar with the matter, suggesting investigators have opened a line of inquiry into whether Giuliani and his associates sought to secure energy deals by asserting influence on the company.

Giuliani associate talked of a 'secret mission'

Among the many guests who had their pictures taken with President Donald Trump at the White House's annual Hanukkah party last year were two Soviet-born businessmen from Florida, Lev Parnas and Igor  Fruman.

Former ambassador was ‘shocked and discouraged' after hearing phone call

The ousted US ambassador to Ukraine testified Friday that she was "shocked and devastated" after learning that President Donald Trump had disparaged her in his July phone call with the Ukrainian President, while a tweet from the President attacking her during the impeachment inquiry hearing sparked a real-time response and new Democratic accusations of witness intimidation.

Hearing testimony further connects Trump to Ukraine pressure

The top US diplomat in Ukraine told Congress Wednesday of a previously unknown conversation President Donald Trump had the day after his phone call with the Ukrainian President, in which Trump asked the US ambassador to the European Union about Ukraine opening investigati

Giuliani builds his new defense strategy

Rudy Giuliani has a cold. On the phone from Chicago, through sniffles and with a gravelly voice, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer spends 20 minutes on a Monday afternoon venting about the impeachment inquiry.