President Trump recently called into question the foreign service record of impeachment witness Marie Yovanovitch. In a tweet Friday, the president said “everywhere Yovanovitch went turned bad.” He pointed at first to Somalia and then at Ukraine. He then pointed out he has the right to appoint ambassadors as commander-in-chief.
In a series of statements Thursday, the State Department welcomed a recent meeting of the Global Coalition to Defeat ISIS. Department officials said the U.S. and its allies are reaffirming their commitment to defeating Islamic terror in the Middle East and beyond.
With day one of the impeachment hearings over and as Democrats try to push for a House vote by the end of the year, House Republicans are looking to fight back against Democrat’s outrageous claims of ‘quid pro quo’ between President Trump and Ukraine. Following the hearings for State Department official George Kent and acting Ukraine ambassador William Taylor Wednesday, GOP House Intelligence Committee member Jim Jordan had some choice words about how the first round of public testimonies played out.
Iran’s Ayatollah regime is facing a tightening oil embargo by the U.S., although several waivers still allow the country to sell some of its energy products. One America’s Kristian Rouz looks into the matter.
GOP Senator Ron Johnson is refuting allegations the president held up aid to Ukraine as part of an effort to get the nation to open investigations into the Bidens and the 2016 election.
New information is coming to light regarding the timeline of the halted Ukraine aid, which is one of the main controversies in the ongoing impeachment inquiry.
According to a new report, ousted Ukraine ambassador Marie Yovanovitch may have lied under oath to Congress during her impeachment deposition. Uncovered emails by Fox News show Yovanovitch was directly contacted by a Democrat congressional staffer on the Foreign Affairs Committee two days after the whistleblower complaint was filed.
House Intel Chairman Adam Schiff has announced the first set of public hearings in the ongoing impeachment inquiry against the president. In a Wednesday tweet, Schiff revealed top U.S. diplomat for Ukraine Bill Taylor and State Department official George Kent will publicly appear before the committee next Wednesday.
The number three official at the State Department is expected to testify that politics prevented a full and clear defense of the ousted Ukrainian ambassador who was targeted by Rudy Giuliani and his associates.