Tag: Ukraine

Probe into Ukraine airlines crash has ‘slowed down’ as Ottawa presses Iran to hand over the jet’s black boxes

OTTAWA—Ottawa concedes that the probe into Iran’s downing of an Ukrainian airlines flight has “slowed down” as federal officials try to pressure Iran to turn over the jet’s black boxes for analysis. It’s been a month since missiles fired by the Iranian military brought down Ukraine International Airlines flight 752 over Tehran and yet the…

Biden campaign warns media not to spread ‘debunked’ claims about his activities in Ukraine or else

Joe Biden’s presidential campaign has issued a warning to the media cautioning journalists against spreading what he called “debunked” theories about his controversial role in having a Ukrainian prosecutor removed from office. In the memo first reported by NBC News, Biden’s campaign accuses President Donald Trump of “spreading a malicious and conclusively debunked conspiracy theory”…

‘QUID PRO QUO’: Sondland says he ‘followed president’s orders’ on Ukraine

WASHINGTON — A U.S. diplomat said on Wednesday that “everyone was in the loop” about a Trump administration effort to get Ukraine to carry out investigations that might ultimately benefit U.S. President Donald Trump, including Vice President Mike Pence and Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. Testifying before the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry, U.S. Ambassador to the…

Nancy Pelosi releases 'face sheet' outlining Trump's alleged wrongdoings in call with Ukraine

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) disseminated a “fact sheet” on Monday outlining how President Donald Trump, in her words, “betrayed his oath of office, betrayed our national security and betrayed the integrity of our elections for his own personal political gain” in his dealings with the Ukrainian government.  The four-page document accused the Trump administration…