Ukraine scandal

Rep. Jim Jordan tackles claims made in impeachment testimony

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.

DOD watchdog will not investigate Ukraine aid delay

The Defense Department’s watchdog will not be looking into a delay in military aid to Ukraine by the Trump administration. A spokesperson for the department reportedly confirmed they sent a letter on Wednesday informing top Democrat senators of its decision. The department said it’s concerned opening an investigation could duplicate or interfere with the House impeachment inquiry.