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Trump 'knew exactly what was going on' in Ukraine – Giuliani associate

Jan 16, 2020 - 10:48 PM

'He was aware of all my movements. I wouldn't do anything without the consent of Rudy Giuliani or the president,' Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani, says

LEV PARNAS. Lev Parnas arrives at Federal Court on December 17, 2019 in New York City. File photo by Stephanie Keith/Getty Images/AFP

Giuliani-Pompeo contacts chronicled in newly released papers

Nov 23, 2019 - 11:26 PM

A non-partisan watchdog claims the documents provide 'a clear paper trail' between the two key figures in the circle of President Donald Trump

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks at a joint press conference with Russian Foreign Minister following their talks in Sochi on May 14, 2019. (Photo by Pavel Golovkin / POOL / AFP)

U.S. diplomat: Trump pushed for Ukraine probe of firm linked to Biden son

Oct 17, 2019 - 10:30 PM

US Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland tells Congress that in May, President Donald Trump ordered diplomats to involve his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani in discussions about Ukraine policy

PROBE. US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland arrives at a closed session before the House Intelligence, Foreign Affairs and Oversight committees October 17. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Trump impeachment probe claims 'dramatic progress'

Oct 16, 2019 - 1:03 PM

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff says 5 witnesses backed up allegations of misuse of power that could underpin formal impeachment charges

ADAM SCHIFF. US House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) speaks during a news conference at the U.S. Capitol October 15, 2019 in Washington, DC. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images/AFP

Trump's lawyer dismisses impeachment subpoena

Oct 16, 2019 - 9:41 AM

Rudy Giuliani declares the inquiry 'illegitimate' and 'unconstitutional,' risking being declared in contempt of the Congress as he refused to turn over documents demanded by 3 Democrat-led committees

WILKES-BARRE, PENNSYLVANIA/USA – OCTOBER 10, 2016: Rudy Giuliani speaks during a rally for Donald Trump on Oct. 10, 2016, at Mohegan Sun Arena in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania.

Bolton warned lawyers over 'hand grenade' Giuliani – report

Oct 15, 2019 - 3:12 PM

Former national security advisor John Bolton says Donald Trump's attorney, Rudy Giuliani, is 'a hand grenade who's going to blow everyone up'

RUDY GIULIANI. In this file photo taken on July 18, 2016, lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaks on the first day of the Republican National Convention in Cleveland, Ohio. Photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images North America/AFP)

House subpoenas Giuliani Ukraine associates in impeachment inquiry

Oct 11, 2019 - 12:01 PM

Lev Parnas, a Ukrainian-born American, and Igor Fruman, a Belarus-born US citizen, are arrested at Dulles Airport in Virginia on Wednesday evening, October 9, as they sought to board an international flight with one-way tickets

BOOKED. These booking photos courtesy of the Alexandria Sheriff's Office in Virginia and released on October 10, 2019, show Lev Parnas (left) and Igor Fruman. Handout Alexandria Sheriff's Office/AFP

Smoking text? Diplomats bring drama to Ukraine scandal

Oct 05, 2019 - 10:17 AM

Here are the texts among the members of Trump's camp before and after his phone call with Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky

ZELENSKY AND TRUMP. Composite image of Donald Trump in 2018 and Volodymyr Zelensky in 2019 from Shutterstock

Leaked documents show 'red flags' of Trump officials

Jun 24, 2019 - 10:32 AM

The documents show the Trump administration was well aware of allegations of inappropriate relationships that dogged some of his initial cabinet members, many of whom have since resigned or been forced out

TILLERSON. Former US Secretary of State Rex Tillerson at the State Department in Washington, DC, on January 29, 2018. File photo by Nicholas Kamm/AFP

Top White House lawyer to leave as Russia probe heats up

Aug 30, 2018 - 11:29 AM

Donald Trump makes the announcement on Twitter without first telling McGahn, The New York Times reports, citing people close to the president and the lawyer

MCGAHN. In this file photo taken on April 13, 2018 US White House Counsel Don McGahn walks after the investiture ceremony for US District Judge Trevor N. McFadden at the US District Court in Washington, DC. File photo by Alex Wong/Getty Images North America/AFP

Trump lawyer blasts Russia probe as 'most corrupt' ever

Jul 08, 2018 - 11:11 PM

Lawyer Rudy Giuliani's latest tirades come after US President Donald Trump himself launched a fresh attack on the investigation

RUDY GIULIANI. This file photo taken on January 11, 2017 shows former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani walking throught the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. File photo by Timothy A. Clary / AFP

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May 28, 2018 - 12:27 PM

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Trump lawyer again attacks inquiry, admits bid to shape opinion

May 27, 2018 - 11:54 PM

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani calls the investigation 'the phony Russia Collusion Witch Hunt'

Trump discloses payment to attorney who paid off porn star

May 17, 2018 - 11:04 AM

The disclosure caps a series of contradictory statements from US President Donald Trump and his representatives on the scandal swirling around lawyer Michael Cohen

MICHAEL COHEN. US President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen (C) leaves the US Courthouse in New York on April 26, 2018. File photo by Hector Retamal/AFP

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May 03, 2018 - 7:41 PM

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Trump reimbursed lawyer for payment to porn star – Giuliani

May 03, 2018 - 2:57 PM

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani says the payment did not represent a campaign financing violation because it was 'not campaign money'

CONTROVERSIAL. Adult film actress/director Stormy Daniels hosts a Super Bowl party at Sapphire Las Vegas Gentlemen's Club on February 4, 2018 in Las Vegas, Nevada. File photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

Trump originally asked for 'Muslim ban' says Giuliani

Jan 29, 2017 - 5:32 PM

Show me the right way to do it legally ex New York mayor Rudy Giuliani says Trump told him

Demonstrators protest against President Trump's executive immigration ban at Chicago O'Hare International Airport on January 28, 2017. Joshua Lott/AFP

Trump taps Giuliani as cybersecurity guru

Jan 12, 2017 - 11:31 PM

Donald Trump says immediate attention and input from private sector leaders is required to help the government plan to make us more secure

RUDY GIULIANI. This file photo taken on January 11, 2017 shows former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani walking throught the lobby at Trump Tower in New York. File photo by Timothy A. Clary / AFP

Giuliani out as Trump narrows diplomat pick

Dec 10, 2016 - 5:28 PM

Rudy would have been an outstanding member of the Cabinet in several roles US President elect Donald Trump says

INCOMING PRESIDENT. US President-elect Donald Trump (C) talks to the media with his wife Melania Trump after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R) R-KY on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 10, 2016. File photo by Yuri Gripas/AFP

Suspense builds over Trump secretary of state search

Dec 06, 2016 - 7:10 AM

The world is keenly awaiting what will be his most prestigious appointment – America s next top diplomat – scrutinizing the process for clues as to the direction US policy will take after the Republican is sworn in on January 20

A pedestrian crosses 56th Street outside Trump Tower in New York City on December 5, 2016. Dominick Reuter/AFP

Trump mulls diplomat pick, plans victory tour

Nov 30, 2016 - 7:56 AM

Donald Trump steps up his contentious search for a secretary of state before he ditches cabinet interviews later this week to lead a victory tour kicking off in the swing state of Ohio

CENTER OF POWER. A view of Trump Tower on 5th Avenue, November 16, 2016 in New York City. Drew Angerer/Getty Images/AFP

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Nov 29, 2016 - 2:45 PM

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Trump meets Petraeus in fraught quest for top diplomat

Nov 29, 2016 - 7:54 AM

Trump spokesman Jason Miller says the president elect has met a number of well qualified candidates but declines to say how close he may be to a decision on the secretary of state vacancy

Ret. General and former CIA Director, David Petraeus, arrives for meetings with President-elect Donald Trump on November 28, 2016 at Trump Tower in New York. Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AFP

Trump wraps up weekend cabinet search, no new picks

Nov 21, 2016 - 11:35 AM

UPDATED The president elect is clearly seeking to sound out people from a wide range of backgrounds from party stalwarts to business moguls to former rivals

President-elect Donald Trump waves to the media from the steps at the clubhouse of Trump National Golf Club November 20, 2016 in Bedminster, New Jersey. Don Emmert/AFP

Trump denies transition disarray, Bannon criticism intensifies

Nov 17, 2016 - 8:29 AM

Despite Trump s denial there are mounting signs of turmoil in the process of selecting a cabinet and filling an estimated 4 000 political appointments

A pedestrian walks on 5th Avenue across the street from Trump Tower in New York on November 9, 2016. Mandel Ngan/AFP

Signs of infighting as Trump weighs key posts

Nov 16, 2016 - 11:05 AM

The high stakes process of filling more than a dozen cabinet posts has been tumultuous by many accounts

US President-elect Donald Trump walks with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R) at the Capitol in Washington, DC, on November 10, 2016. Yuri Gripas/AFP

Giuliani up for secretary of state as Trump, Pence meet

Nov 16, 2016 - 12:55 AM

Giuliani had been considered a leading candidate for attorney general but at a public forum in Washington he said he would not be heading the Justice Department

US President-elect Donald Trump (C) talks to the media with his wife Melania Trump after a meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell(R) R-KY on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC on November 10, 2016. / AFP PHOTO / YURI GRIPAS

I have faith in the Philippines

Nov 11, 2013 - 10:25 AM

The Philippines will survive and the Filipino people will get through this difficult time