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Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman

The GOP’s own witnesses blew up their case and a Purple Heart recipient was accused of disloyalty. Here are the biggest takeaways from Tuesday&#...

Republicans' witnesses ended up undermining their own case to defend Trump, and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman fielded baseless attacks on his patriotism.
Joe Biden, right, and his son Hunter, left, are seen above in April 2016.

Congressional Republicans are repeating many baseless conspiracy theories in Trump’s impeachment inquiry. Here’s why they’re all bog...

Trump and GOP representatives have baselessly claimed that Ukraine interfered in the 2016 election to benefit the Democratic Party.

Who’s scheduled to publicly testify next in Trump’s impeachment hearings

This week's impeachment hearings will kick off on Tuesday with four officials including Jennifer Williams and Alexander Vindman scheduled to testify.

The US could raise $1 trillion more in taxes through stricter IRS enforcement, according to a new study

The IRS would need roughly $100 billion more to spend on additional enforcement to hit that target of tax revenue, the economists said.

Marie Yovanovitch was met with resounding applause and cheers after testifying for almost 7 hours in Trump’s impeachment inquiry

Yovanovitch gave measured but compelling testimony about being the subject of a smear campaign that resulted in her ouster from the State Department.

Trump attacked Marie Yovanovitch as she testified about learning she was fired while honoring an assassinated corruption activist

President Donald Trump blamed Yovanovitch for not fixing the political turmoil in Somalia, where she served at the beginning of her diplomatic career.

Trump adviser Stephen Miller faces increasing pressure to resign after reports that he shared white-nationalist links with a Breitbart editor

A trove of recently published emails showed Miller exchanging white-nationalist links and ideas with a former Breitbart editor in 2015.
U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz (R-FL) speaks to members of the media outside the hearing Michael Cohen, former attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, testifies at before the House Committee on Oversight and Reform at Rayburn House Office Building February 27, 2019 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC.

A GOP lawmaker crashed Fiona Hill’s impeachment deposition and was immediately booted out, newly released transcript shows

"Mr. Gaetz, take your statement to the press. They do you no good here. So please, absent yourself," Rep. Adam Schiff told Rep. Matt Gatez.
President Donald Trump alongside Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky.

Adam Schiff announces public hearings in impeachment probe will begin next Wednesday

The public hearings will begin with testimony from Bill Taylor, the American envoy in Ukraine, and George Kent, a key State Department aide.

Trump’s ex-Ukraine envoy said she felt ‘shocked’ and threatened when Trump told Ukraine’s president she was ‘going to go...

"I didn't know what it meant," Yovanovitch testified of President Trump's comments about her. "I was very concerned. I still am."