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Today โ€” November 20th 2019NPR Politics

Sondland Updates Previous Testimony In Impeachment Inquiry

By Susan Davis

U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, a central figure in the investigation, is the first of three witnesses scheduled to testify Wednesday.

  • November 20th 2019 at 16:55

Sondland Testimony Lays Out Link Between Trump And Ukraine Aid

By David Welna

Gordon Sondland also says Secretary of State Mike Pompeo knew about his efforts to pressure Ukrainians. In his prepared statement, Sondland wrote: "Everyone was in the loop. It was no secret."

  • November 20th 2019 at 16:55

READ: Ambassador Gordon Sondland's Opening Statement

By Elena Moore
U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland testified behind closed doors in the impeachment inquiry last month. He returns Wednesday.

Congress will hear from three witnesses on Wednesday, most notably U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.

(Image credit: Patrick Semansky/AP)

  • November 20th 2019 at 15:11

News Brief: Impeachment Probe, Rep. Jordan, Torture Accusation

The ambassador to the EU testifies in the impeachment probe. Ohio Rep. Jim Jordan has a prominent role in the impeachment inquiry. A Hong Kong citizen says Chinese secret police tortured him.

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:01

Gordon Sondland Returns To Impeachment Inquiry As A Key Witness With An Updated Story

By Rachel Martin
U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland on Capitol Hill on Oct. 17. Sondland will give much-anticipated public testimony Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His story has changed since he first testified last month.

The U.S. ambassador to the EU will give much-anticipated public testimony Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His story has changed since he first testified last month.

(Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

  • November 20th 2019 at 00:34

3 More Witnesses To Appear Before House Impeachment Panel

By Susan Davis

On Tuesday, four witnesses faced a long day of questioning in the House impeachment inquiry. Witnesses on Wednesday include the U.S. Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland.

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:01

Get Caught Up: Key Takeaways From Tuesday's Impeachment Hearing

By Philip Ewing
Jennifer Williams (right) and Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman are sworn in to testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill on Tuesday.

A slate of key witnesses told members of Congress what they'd heard and seen firsthand regarding President Trump and the shadow policy for Ukraine aimed at getting concessions from its leaders.

(Image credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP)

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:00

Homeless Advocates Worry Official's Firing Means Change In Trump Strategy

By Pam Fessler
U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development secretary Ben Carson, second from right, with Union Rescue Mission CEO, Andy Bales, far right, stand next to a temporary fabric structure meant to house homeless individuals, as he tours the Union Rescue Mission in downtown Los Angeles Wednesday, Sept. 18, 2019.

As the Trump administration signals change in homeless policy, advocates and some elected officials are concerned what lies ahead.

(Image credit: Damian Dovarganes/AP)

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:00

Democratic Debate: What You Need To Know About Wednesday's Face-Off

By Dana Farrington
Ten Democrats are debating in Atlanta on Wednesday, beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

The stakes are creeping higher as early primaries and caucuses get nearer. Ten candidates will be on the stage in Atlanta beginning at 9 p.m. ET.

(Image credit: Angela Hsieh/NPR)

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:00

WATCH: Sondland Says 'Everyone Was In The Loop' Over Ukraine Investigation Requests

By Philip Ewing
Gordon Sondland, the U.S ambassador to the European Union, arrives for testimony before the House Intelligence Committee in the Longworth House Office Building on Capitol Hill Nov. 20, 2019

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union also said he kept Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and other senior State Department officials abreast of his contacts with Trump personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani.

(Image credit: Win McNamee/Getty Images)

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:00

What The Site Of The Democratic Debate Says About Georgia, Role Of Black Voters

By Stephen Fowler
The debate stage is prepared for Wednesday

Atlanta's Tyler Perry Studios has been home to Wakanda, the White House and The Walking Dead, but Wednesday it will host its most topical production yet: the next Democratic presidential debate.

(Image credit: Saul Loeb/AFP via Getty Images)

  • November 20th 2019 at 11:00

Special Report: Takeaways From Day 3 Of Testimony In The Public Impeachment Hearings

By Ailsa Chang
Former State Department special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker and former National Security Council Senior Director for European and Russian Affairs Tim Morrison testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday during the third day of open hearings in the impeachment inquiry against President Trump.

Four witnesses testified before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

(Image credit: Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

  • November 20th 2019 at 03:52

Gordon Sondland Returns To Impeachment Inquiry As A Key Witness With An Updated Story

By Rachel Martin
U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland on Capitol Hill on Oct. 17. Sondland will give much-anticipated public testimony Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His story has changed since he first testified last month.

The U.S. ambassador to the EU will give much-anticipated public testimony Wednesday in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump. His story has changed since he first testified last month.

(Image credit: Pablo Martinez Monsivais/AP)

  • November 20th 2019 at 00:34

Gordon Sondland Was A Low-Profile Hotel Owner. Until He Went To Work For Trump

By Jim Zarroli
Hotel owner Gordon Sondland, who is scheduled to testify before Congress on Wednesday, is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry.

The Portland hotel owner and ambassador, who is scheduled to testify before Congress on Wednesday, is a pivotal witness in the impeachment inquiry. His relationship with Trump is a complicated one.

(Image credit: Carlos Jasso/Reuters)

  • November 20th 2019 at 00:11

How The Impeachment Inquiry Is Shaking Up Rep. Elise Stefanik's Race For Reelection

By Brian Mann

The impeachment battle is playing out with remarkable intensity in a N.Y. congressional district. Republican Elise Stefanik has emerged as a big supporter of the president, but there's been backlash.

  • November 19th 2019 at 23:51

Former Ambassador Kurt Volker Testifies In Public Impeachment Hearings

By Tim Mak

Former ambassador Kurt Volker testified on Tuesday that, despite the positive news about Ukraine's new president, President Trump held a negative view of Ukraine that was rooted in the past.

  • November 19th 2019 at 23:47

Marc Lotter, Trump 2020 Campaign Official, Discusses Impeachment Hearings

NPR's Mary Louise Kelly speaks with Marc Lotter, director of strategic communications for the Trump 2020 campaign, about the public impeachment hearings and GOP strategy.

  • November 19th 2019 at 23:47

Witnesses With First-Hand Knowledge Of Events Central To Impeachment Inquiry Testify

By Susan Davis

The third day of public impeachment hearings featured testimony from three witnesses who have first-hand testimony about the call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelenskiy.

  • November 19th 2019 at 23:14
Yesterday โ€” November 19th 2019NPR Politics

George Beebe, Russia Adviser To Cheney, Weighs In On Impeachment Inquiry Hearings

NPR's Ailsa Chang discusses Tuesday's testimonies in the impeachment inquiry hearings with George Beebe, who was Russia adviser to Vice President Dick Cheney.

  • November 19th 2019 at 22:24

Public Hearings In Impeachment Inquiry Into President Trump Continue For 3rd Day

By Mara Liasson

As the third day of public impeachment hearings roll on, President Trump had a subdued reaction — and a new poll shows two-thirds of Americans say they don't think hearings will change their minds.

  • November 19th 2019 at 22:24
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