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Trump impeachment trial live updates: Bolton bombshell rocks Senate on witness question

(WASHINGTON) -- As White House lawyers prepare for their second day defending President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial Monday, questions raised by a reported draft manuscript of a forthcoming book by former National Security Adviser John Bolton have given Democrats new hope in their call for new witnesses…... Read More

Sen. Amy Klobuchar's comeback strategy to outperform polls in early voting states

(WASHINGTON) --  Following the first week of splitting her time between the Senate impeachment trial of President Donald Trump and her Democratic presidential campaign, Sen. Amy Klobuchar, D-Minn., said that her strategy is to continue with "creative approaches," such as short bursts of travel to the early primary states and…... Read More

Parnas releases extended audio from 2018 dinner with Trump

(WASHINGTON) --  Lev Parnas, a former associate of President Donald Trump's personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, has released an hour-long, mostly audio tape of a private dinner attended by President Donald Trump and Donald Trump Jr.Parnas, currently under federal indictment by prosecutors in New York, released the tape from the April…... Read More

Sen. James Lankford won't say if he thinks it's OK for Trump to solicit foreign interference

(WASHINGTON) --  Sen. James Lankford, R-Okla., dodged when ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos asked if the senator agreed with the argument from the president's lawyers that the president did nothing wrong."You heard Pat Cipollone at the opening yesterday of his argument say the president did absolutely nothing wrong," Stephanopoulos…... Read More

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo accuses NPR reporter of lying but doesn't deny berating her

(WASHINGTON) --  Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked a National Public Radio reporter in a blistering statement Saturday after the network said the top U.S. diplomat admonished her using expletives, called her a liar and demanded she find Ukraine on a map.The incident has drawn sharp criticism of Pompeo, but…... Read More

Councilwoman reconciles with anonymous caller who left threatening voicemail

(NEW YORK) -- A newly-elected Massachusetts city councilwoman who publicized an intimidating anonymous voicemail, was confronted by the caller, again. This time the conversation was less about hate and more about "reconciliation."Earlier this week, Councilwoman Julia Mejia posted a five-minute video on YouTube where she used a man's hateful voicemail…... Read More

Trump impeachment trial live updates: Democrats make case for 'obstruction of Congress'

(WASHINGTON) -- House managers, who continue to argue the Senate should subpoena additional witnesses and documents from an uncooperative White House, on Friday will detail President Donald Trump's resistance in making their case for the second article of impeachment -- "obstruction of Congress" -- in their final day of arguments…... Read More

‘Take her out’: recording appears to capture Trump saying he wants Ukraine ambassador fired

(WASHINGTON) -- A recording reviewed by ABC News appears to capture President Donald Trump telling associates he wanted the then U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch fired – and speaking at a small gathering that included Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman -- two former business associates of Trump’s personal lawyer…... Read More

Elizabeth Warren campaign lays out strategy for primaries and beyond

(NEW YORK) -- The campaign manager for 2020 hopeful Elizabeth Warren, Roger Lau, outlined the campaign's goals to secure nearly 2,000 delegates and win the nomination -- as well as take back the Senate, expand the majority in the House and flip state legislatures across the country -- in a…... Read More

Trump amplifies attacks on White House official over impeachment testimony

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday amplified attacks on a key impeachment witness and Purple Heart veteran, after Democrats played clips of his testimony during the Senate trial the night before.Trump shared a Fox News clip of Republican Sen. Marsha Blackburn of Tennessee sharply criticizing U.S. Army Lt. Col.…... Read More

Trump campaign launches new anti-impeachment TV ad amid Senate trial

(WASHINGTON) -- As Democrats lay out their impeachment case against President Donald Trump on the Senate floor, his reelection campaign continues to build its support base off of the impeachment -- this time with a new television ad.The ad, captured by ad research firm CMAG/Kantar in Washington, D.C., on Thursday,…... Read More