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Exclusive: Hunter Biden talks getting married after 6 days and why his life is in ‘the best place I’ve ever been’

ABC News (Hunter Biden talks with ABC's Amy Robach, October 2019)(NEW YORK) -- Hunter Biden was not alone when he stepped out of the shadows in his first broadcast interview since drawing the ire of President Donald Trump. By   ... Read More

Chinese diplomats must notify about all meetings with universities, local governments: State Department

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department announced that it will require all American-based Chinese officials to notify the U.S. of any meetings with state and local governments and educational or research institutions.

The move, the latest in a growing   ... Read More

Pelosi describes Trump’s White House ‘meltdown,’ defends impeachment probe

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday declined to place a timeline on the impeachment process, pushing back on questions about whether it would wrap up before the 2020 election.

"I keep saying to people impeachment is about   ... Read More

US to hold next year’s G-7 summit at Trump National Doral resort in Miami area

felixmizioznikov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The United States plans to host next year's Group of Seven, or G-7, summit at the president’s Trump National Doral Miami resort, White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced Thursday.

The selection of a resort   ... Read More

EU ambassador to testify he believed Trump meeting depended on announcement of probe

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to testify Thursday that he believed that a Ukrainian government statement announcing investigations requested by President Donald Trump was a condition for a meeting between Trump and Ukrainian   ... Read More

Ohio voters express angst over impeachment

ABC News(Columbus, OHIO) -- Support for impeachment may be on the rise, but the view from central Ohio is strikingly complicated and nuanced.

ABC News Live embarked on a 100-mile road trip through the political battleground state this week,   ... Read More

Rep. Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Committee chair, is dead at 68

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, the long-serving Democratic congressman who was deeply involved in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

Despite that, Trump tweeted his condolences and the White House lowered the   ... Read More

Individuals tied to Giuliani probe to appear before judge in NY court

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Individuals with ties to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani are expected to appear before a judge in the Southern District of New York on Thursday afternoon, but without the two men central to   ... Read More

Security risk versus access: DNC committee divided on whether to approve Alaska mobile voting plan

3dfoto/iStock(JUNEAU, Alaska) -- Less than two months after voting to reject the "virtual" caucus plans set forth by the Iowa and Nevada Democratic parties, the Democratic National Committee panel tasked with approving all state party delegate plans is faced   ... Read More

Speaker at DOJ hate crimes event directly rebukes Attorney General William Barr

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In a ceremony at the Department of Justice on Wednesday marking the 10th anniversary of a landmark anti-hate crime law, a speaker read off a letter that directly targeted Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of "hypocrisy"   ... Read More

Trump says he thought family of UK teen wanted meeting with diplomat’s wife

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After the parents of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle, turned down a meeting with Anne Sacoolas at the White House on Tuesday, President Donald   ... Read More

Top Democrats walk out of White House Syria meeting saying Trump insulted them

OlegAlbinsky/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Top Democrats on Wednesday walked out of a White House meeting on Syria between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders when Democrats say Trump started insulting them, calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and suggesting   ... Read More

Biden, most 2020 Democrats see red in 3rd quarter money race

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden outspent the amount he raised, about $6 million less than what he brought in last quarter, according to third quarter fundraising reports -- a key indicator of a campaign's viability to   ... Read More

California Rep. Eric Swalwell says ‘Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’ for purposes of impeachment

US House of Representatives (Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell)(NEW YORK) -- California Rep. Eric Swalwell joined ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast Wednesday, calling out President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for an alleged "shakedown scheme"   ... Read More

Trump on Turkey going into Syria: ‘It’s not our border’

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday again tried to distance himself and the U.S. from the unfolding fighting and humanitarian crisis in northeastern Syria, telling reporters in the Oval Office, "It's not   ... Read More

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Exclusive: Hunter Biden talks getting married after 6 days and why his life is in ‘the best place I’ve ever been’

ABC News (Hunter Biden talks with ABC's Amy Robach, October 2019)(NEW YORK) -- Hunter Biden was not alone when he stepped out of the shadows in his first broadcast interview since drawing the ire of President Donald Trump. By   ... Read More

Chinese diplomats must notify about all meetings with universities, local governments: State Department

Kiyoshi Tanno/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The State Department announced that it will require all American-based Chinese officials to notify the U.S. of any meetings with state and local governments and educational or research institutions.

The move, the latest in a growing   ... Read More

Pelosi describes Trump’s White House ‘meltdown,’ defends impeachment probe

uschools/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday declined to place a timeline on the impeachment process, pushing back on questions about whether it would wrap up before the 2020 election.

"I keep saying to people impeachment is about   ... Read More

US to hold next year’s G-7 summit at Trump National Doral resort in Miami area

felixmizioznikov/iStock(WASHINGTON) — The United States plans to host next year's Group of Seven, or G-7, summit at the president’s Trump National Doral Miami resort, White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced Thursday.

The selection of a resort   ... Read More

EU ambassador to testify he believed Trump meeting depended on announcement of probe

drnadig/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. ambassador to the European Union is expected to testify Thursday that he believed that a Ukrainian government statement announcing investigations requested by President Donald Trump was a condition for a meeting between Trump and Ukrainian   ... Read More

Ohio voters express angst over impeachment

ABC News(Columbus, OHIO) -- Support for impeachment may be on the rise, but the view from central Ohio is strikingly complicated and nuanced.

ABC News Live embarked on a 100-mile road trip through the political battleground state this week,   ... Read More

Rep. Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Committee chair, is dead at 68

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Elijah Cummings, the long-serving Democratic congressman who was deeply involved in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, has died at age 68.

Despite that, Trump tweeted his condolences and the White House lowered the   ... Read More

Individuals tied to Giuliani probe to appear before judge in NY court

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Individuals with ties to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani are expected to appear before a judge in the Southern District of New York on Thursday afternoon, but without the two men central to   ... Read More

Security risk versus access: DNC committee divided on whether to approve Alaska mobile voting plan

3dfoto/iStock(JUNEAU, Alaska) -- Less than two months after voting to reject the "virtual" caucus plans set forth by the Iowa and Nevada Democratic parties, the Democratic National Committee panel tasked with approving all state party delegate plans is faced   ... Read More

Speaker at DOJ hate crimes event directly rebukes Attorney General William Barr

YinYang/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- In a ceremony at the Department of Justice on Wednesday marking the 10th anniversary of a landmark anti-hate crime law, a speaker read off a letter that directly targeted Attorney General William Barr, accusing him of "hypocrisy"   ... Read More

Trump says he thought family of UK teen wanted meeting with diplomat’s wife

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- After the parents of Harry Dunn, a British teenager killed when the wife of an American diplomat crashed into his motorcycle, turned down a meeting with Anne Sacoolas at the White House on Tuesday, President Donald   ... Read More

Top Democrats walk out of White House Syria meeting saying Trump insulted them

OlegAlbinsky/iStock(WASHINGTON) -- Top Democrats on Wednesday walked out of a White House meeting on Syria between President Donald Trump and congressional leaders when Democrats say Trump started insulting them, calling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and suggesting   ... Read More

Biden, most 2020 Democrats see red in 3rd quarter money race

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden outspent the amount he raised, about $6 million less than what he brought in last quarter, according to third quarter fundraising reports -- a key indicator of a campaign's viability to   ... Read More

California Rep. Eric Swalwell says ‘Rudy Giuliani is Donald Trump’ for purposes of impeachment

US House of Representatives (Office of Rep. Eric Swalwell)(NEW YORK) -- California Rep. Eric Swalwell joined ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast Wednesday, calling out President Donald Trump and his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, for an alleged "shakedown scheme"   ... Read More

Trump on Turkey going into Syria: ‘It’s not our border’

Official White House Photo by Shealah Craighead(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday again tried to distance himself and the U.S. from the unfolding fighting and humanitarian crisis in northeastern Syria, telling reporters in the Oval Office, "It's not   ... Read More

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