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William Taylor appears before the House intelligence committee in Washington: Lawmakers are considering whether to impeach President Donald Trump. Photograph: Erin Schaff/New York Times

This week Washington bore witness to a rarity in US politics. The public hearings that began on Wednesday bring Donald Trump a step closer to impeachm(...)

Marie Yovanovitch: ‘It’s very intimidating . . . I can’t speak to what the president is trying to do, but the effect is to be intimidating.’ Photograph: Michael Reynolds/EPA

US president Donald Trump has been accused of witness intimidation as he live-tweeted disparaging comments about former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yo(...)

US president Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani speaking at the Iran Freedom Convention in Washington in May 2018. Photograph: The New York Times

Rudy Giuliani, Donald Trump’s personal lawyer, has said he is confident the US president will remain loyal to him as an impeachment inquiry unfolds in(...)

The impeachment inquiry into Mr Trump  entered a new phase this week with the holding of public hearings. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Marie Yovanovitch, the career State Department official who was recalled early by the Trump administration as ambassador to Ukraine, will testify toda(...)

US ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor, right, and George Kent, deputy assistant secretary of state for European and Eurasian Affairs, arrive to testify. Photograph: Joshua Roberts/Reuters

As the 22 members of the House intelligence committee filed into one of the oldest committee rooms in Congress on Wednesday, a new chapter in US histo(...)

US president Donald Trump at the Economic Club in New York. Photograph: Demetrius Freeman/Bloomberg

Turkish president Recep Tayyip Erdogan will meet US president Donald Trump in the White House on Wednesday, in the first face-to-face meeting between (...)

Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff will control most of the questioning.   Photograph: Reuters/Joshua Roberts/File Photo

Millions of Americans are expected to tune into TV screens on Wednesday as the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into US president Dona(...)

US president Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump attend the opening ceremony of the Veterans Day Parade in New York. Photograph: Spencer Platt/Getty

US president Donald Trump hit out at Democrats’ handling of the impeachment inquiry on Monday as Washington prepared for a critical week in the proces(...)

US president Donald Trump speaks at a campaign rally on Wednesday. Photograph: AP Photo

House Democrats have released the transcript of closed-door congressional testimony from William Taylor, the top US diplomat in Kyiv, who has become a(...)

Chairman of the House intelligence committee Adam Schiff, centre, announces that the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry will begin next week. Photograph: Jim Lo Scalzo/EPA

Public hearings in the US impeachment inquiry will begin next week, House Democrats have announced, opening a new phase in the probe into President Do(...)

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