House Intelligence chairman Adam Schiff condemned “partisan attacks” on impeachment witnesses during opening statements in Tuesday’s public hearing.
After years of protests from LGBTQ groups, Chick-fil-A is saying it will stop donating to some Christian organizations who are against the community. In a Monday news release, the fast food chain said it would start donating to causes focused on education and homelessness in 2020.
A Missouri man has been charged in connection with the death of his wife. According to reports, 28-year-old Beau Rothwell was taken into custody last week following the disappearance of his wife Jennifer Rothwell. She was reported missing on November 12th when her car was found abandoned nearly two miles away from her home.
The U.S. is helping the people of Iran regain internet access amid the regime’s attempts at censorship. On Monday, U.S. Special Representative for Iran Brian Hook said he has been working alongside private sector tech companies and using circumvention tools to get around the communication blackout.
The senior adviser to Vice President Mike Pence is saying what she heard on the July 25th Ukraine phone call was “unusual” because of the political nature of the conversation. During Tuesday’s impeachment hearing, Jennifer Williams read in her opening statement that she listened in on the infamous call between President Trump and Ukraine President Zelensky.
The two correctional officers on duty when convicted sex offender Jeffrey Epstein killed himself in a Manhattan jail enter not guilty pleas to federal charges. Earlier on Tuesday, prison guards Tova Noel and Michael Thomas pleaded not guilty to multiple counts of falsifying records and one count each of conspiracy. The two were reportedly released on $100,000 bond.
The U.S. is postponing discussions with South Korea after teams from both sides failed to agree on costs for keeping U.S. military presence in the region. On Tuesday, U.S. senior security adviser James DeHart abruptly ended negotiations over increasing Seoul’s financial contribution to the U.S. troops who are stationed there.
The stakes could not be higher for EU ambassador Gordon Sondland as the diplomat faces a solo public hearing on Wednesday. One America’s Marty Golingan has more on what to expect.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo is refusing to defend former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch over her questionable role in the impeachment process.