The president erroneously claimed support for impeachment was ‘dropping like a stone’ as hopes of bipartisan consensus fadeIn this defining moment for America, support the Guardian’s independent journalism. Make a contribution 2.24pm GMT The House intelligence committee has reportedly come into possession of recordings from Lev Parnas, an associate of Rudy Giuliani who reportedly helped the president’s personal lawyer pressure Ukraine to investigate Joe Biden and the 2016 election.ABC News reports: The material submitted to the committee includes audio, video and photos that include Giuliani and Trump. It was unclear what the content depicts and the committees only began accessing the material last week.
‘We have subpoenaed Mr. Parnas and Mr. [Igor] Fruman for their records. We would like them to fully comply with those subpoenas,’ House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff told CNN Sunday, with a committee spokesperson adding they would not elaborate beyond the chairman’s comments. … 1.57pm GMT Good morning, live blog readers!Even though it’s a holiday week with Thanksgiving on Thursday, the impeachment inquiry is still advancing and weighing heavily on the mind of Donald Trump, if his Twitter feed is any indication. Continue reading…
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Author : Joan E Greve in Washington
Publish date : 2019-11-25 14:24:45
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