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Trump’s road to impeachment paved by all the president’s yes men

Donald Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate a top Democratic rival went largely unchecked by some of his closest advisers — setting in motion the impeachment inquiry now engulfing …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

Diplomat: Bolton cautioned him about Giuliani and Ukraine

A State Department foreign service officer will tell House impeachment investigators Wednesday former national security adviser John Bolton cautioned him that Rudy Giuliani “was a key voice with the president …


2 Giuliani associates plead not guilty

Two associates of Rudy Giuliani pleaded not guilty Wednesday to charges they used straw donors to make illegal campaign contributions to politicians and committees to advance their business interests.


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 17, 2019

US envoy says Giuliani was given role on Ukraine policy

The U.S. ambassador to the European Union said Thursday that President Donald Trump directed him and other envoys to work with his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, on Ukraine policy and …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Man accused in probe of Giuliani associates is freed on bail

A Florida man accused of conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions made an initial court appearance Wednesday after flying to Kennedy Airport in New York …


UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 16, 2019

Former Pompeo aide testifies; Senate talks impeachment trial

The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration’s politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation, while the Senate …


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 15, 2019

Vivid details emerge on Ukraine as impeachment quickens

The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump’s actions toward Ukraine.


Kathleen Parker: The malevolent aura of Donald J. Trump

Where have you gone, dear Rudy? While we’re at it, what happened to Lindsey?


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 12, 2019

Trump backs Giuliani, but some aides wish he would cut ties

President Donald Trump is standing by his personal attorney, Rudy Giuliani, amid reports that federal prosecutors are looking into Giuliani for possible lobbying violations, but some aides wish he would …


UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 11, 2019

Arrests may cloud district-switching Republican’s comeback

Former Republican Rep. Pete Sessions’ climb back into Congress was already off to a rough start, with some in his own party suggesting he was carpetbagging by leaving the Dallas …


UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 10, 2019

Two Florida men tied to Giuliani arrested on campaign finance charges

Two Florida businessmen tied to President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani have been arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 27, 2019

Rudy Giuliani cancels paid appearance at Kremlin-backed summit in Armenia

Rudy Giuliani, whose actions as President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer have helped set in motion an impeachment inquiry, abruptly canceled his scheduled paid appearance at a Kremlin-backed conference in Armenia …


Trump lawyer Giuliani threatens, then abandons, Ukraine trip

Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani has scrapped plans to visit Ukraine, citing concerns about who he would be dealing with there.


Giuliani urges Ukraine to investigate Democrats

President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer says he is urging Ukraine to open investigations that could benefit Trump politically in the United States.


’I never said there was no collusion,’ Trump lawyer says

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani says he has “never said there was no collusion” between Russia and members of Trump’s 2016 White House campaign.


Giuliani letter criticizing Romania’s anti-corruption drive draws State Department attention

A letter that Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump’s personal attorneys, sent to Romanian officials opposing a corruption crackdown in that country has drawn the attention of the State …


Kathleen Parker: Uncle Rudy rattles the rafters

Thank God for Uncle Rudy. You know Rudy – the eccentric, sometimes batty, uncle who lives in the attic? One thing about Rudy, he always seems to know when family …


Max Boot: Republicans think if Trump does it, it’s not a crime

It is hard to exaggerate the potential significance of the news, first reported by CNN, that the president’s former lawyer, Michael Cohen, can testify that Donald Trump both knew in …


Amber Phillips: Republicans have a new Comey problem thanks to Rudy Giuliani

That President Donald Trump knew about hush money paid to a porn star isn’t the only shocking thing his new lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, acknowledged Wednesday. Giuliani also said that the …


UPDATED: Fri., May 4, 2018

Trump says he’d ‘love to’ talk to Mueller, wants fairness

President Donald Trump said Friday he would “love to speak” to special counsel Robert Mueller as part of the Russia investigation but cautioned he would only do so if he’s …


UPDATED: Wed., May 2, 2018

Giuliani: Trump repaid Cohen $130K for payment to porn star

President Donald Trump’s new lawyer Rudy Giuliani said Wednesday that Trump repaid his personal attorney Michael Cohen for a $130,000 payment to porn star Stormy Daniels, directly contradicting the president’s …


Trump Cabinet pick paid by controversial Iranian exile group

An official in U.S. President Donald Trump’s Cabinet and at least one of his advisers gave paid speeches for organizations linked to an Iranian exile group that killed Americans before …


Analysis: Republicans say it’s not a ‘Muslim ban.’ Trump, Giuliani not helping them make that case.

A familiar talking point has permeated the many Republican defenses of Donald Trump’s controversial travel entry ban: It’s not a “Muslim ban.” But it’s unavoidable to note that the ban …


How bad is cybersecurity czar Giuliani at cybersecurity? His company website is a mess

President-elect Donald Trump tapped Rudy Giuliani as his “go to” guy this week on cybersecurity, but it turns out that Giuliani’s New York firm could use a little better security …


Trump names Rudy Giuliani as cybersecurity adviser

President-elect Donald Trump named former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani as an informal adviser on cybersecurity, according to the presidential transition office.


Trump transition: Secretary of state candidate list whittled to four

President-elect Donald Trump is weighing four finalists to lead the State Department, one of the most powerful and prominent Cabinet positions.


Analysis: Giuliani was a paid advocate for Iranian dissident group

Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani is reported to be in contention to be Donald Trump’s attorney general or secretary of state. Senators who will be considering his confirmation may …


Giuliani emerges as favorite for secretary of state, source says

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani has emerged as the favorite to be secretary of state in Donald Trump’s administration, a senior Trump official said Monday night.


Seminar brings big names to Spokane Arena

Based on the lineup, Tuesday’s big Get Motivated event in Spokane is both an endurance test and a full-body immersion into the bracing waters of Lake Fix-Your-Life. The heavily promoted …