Political corruption

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Adam Schiff of Calif., speaks to the media as he returns to a closed door meeting where Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, testifies as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 21, 2019 - 7:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House impeachment inquiry (all times local): 7 p.m. Majority Democrats have blocked a bid by House Republicans to censure Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff, chairman of the House Intelligence Committee and a leader of the impeachment inquiry against President Donald...
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President Donald Trump speaking during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 21, 2019 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump called on fellow Republicans to "get tougher and fight" as he lashed out at the quickly-moving House impeachment inquiry during a rollicking Cabinet meeting Monday. Trump, defending his conduct in front of his Cabinet, senior aides and the media, insisted...
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In this file photo taken on July 27, 2019, US Ambassador in Ukraine William Taylor speaks during a briefing in Kyiv, Ukraine. William Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine, is set to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in U.S. Congress, joining a parade of current and former diplomats testifying about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.(AP Photo/Inna Sokolovska)
October 21, 2019 - 5:31 pm
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — William Taylor has emerged as an unlikely central player in the events that are at the heart of the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The retired career civil servant was tapped to run the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine after the administration abruptly ousted the...
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President Donald Trump speaking during a Cabinet meeting in the Cabinet Room of the White House, Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
October 21, 2019 - 4:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is lashing out at the House impeachment inquiry and also criticizing Republicans for not sticking together. Trump offered the lengthy screed during a Cabinet meeting Monday in which he repeatedly defended his phone call with the Ukrainian president that...
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In this file photo taken on July 27, 2019, US Ambassador in Ukraine William Taylor speaks during a briefing in Kyiv, Ukraine. William Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine, is set to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in U.S. Congress, joining a parade of current and former diplomats testifying about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.(AP Photo/Inna Sokolovska)
October 21, 2019 - 3:20 pm
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — William Taylor has emerged as an unlikely hero in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump. The former Army officer and retired career civil servant holds a position many Americans can't even pronounce as charge d'affaires at the U.S. Embassy in Ukraine. But he was...
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In this file photo taken on July 27, 2019, US Ambassador in Ukraine William Taylor speaks during a briefing in Kyiv, Ukraine. William Taylor, the top American diplomat in Ukraine, is set to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in U.S. Congress, joining a parade of current and former diplomats testifying about Trump's dealings with Ukraine.(AP Photo/Inna Sokolovska)
October 21, 2019 - 2:58 pm
KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, William Taylor, is scheduled to appear Tuesday before impeachment investigators in Congress. Taylor, a former Army officer and retired career civil servant, has emerged as an unlikely hero in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump...
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 21, 2019 - 9:39 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then...
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FILE- In this Friday, March 16, 2018 file photo candles are placed in memory of slain journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kusnirova during a rally in Bratislava, Slovakia. On Monday, Oct. 21, 2019, Slovakia's prosecutors have indicted four suspects for the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government. (AP Photo/Darko Vojinovic, File)
October 21, 2019 - 6:39 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia prosecutors have indicted four suspects in the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the government. The four include the alleged mastermind, a businessman who was long suspected of involvement in the crime. The...
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White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney announces that the G7 will be held at Trump National Doral, Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
October 21, 2019 - 5:42 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod that country to investigate Democrats and the 2016 elections. Then...
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October 21, 2019 - 5:36 am
BRATISLAVA, Slovakia (AP) — Slovakia's prosecutors have indicted four suspects for the slaying of an investigative reporter and his fiancee, a case that brought down the Slovak government. The four include the alleged mastermind, a businessman who was long suspected of involvement in the crime. The...
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