Corruption / Bribery / Embezzlement

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

White House tells House Democrats that it will not participate in Wednesday impeachment hearing

Published 02/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House said in a letter on Sunday to the chairman of the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee that President Donald [more…]

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

White House stays mum about hearing participation as deadline passes

Published 01/12/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump’s White House made no public statement as of a 6 p.m. (2300 GMT) deadline on Sunday to say [more…]

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

U.S. panel sets deadline for Trump to decide participation in impeachment hearings

Published 30/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A U.S. congressional panel on Friday gave President Donald Trump one week to say whether his legal counsel intends to introduce evidence [more…]

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

Trump accuses impeachment witness of lying, defends use of Giuliani

Published 24/11/2019

By Lisa Lambert, Steve Holland and Jonathan Landay WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Friday accused a witness in the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry of [more…]

In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation

In Trump-Nixon impeachment comparison, Pelosi raises specter of resignation

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi is amplifying her unfavorable comparison of President Donald Trump to fellow Republican Richard Nixon, saying that disgraced [more…]

Trump assails Pence aide who testified in impeachment probe

Trump assails Pence aide who testified in impeachment probe

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump lashed out on Sunday at another witness in Congress’ impeachment inquiry against him, saying the aide to Vice [more…]

Pence aide said Trump’s Ukraine phone call was ‘unusual and inappropriate’

Pence aide said Trump’s Ukraine phone call was ‘unusual and inappropriate’

Published 18/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress’ impeachment investigation was “inappropriate,” an [more…]

Republicans want Hunter Biden, whistleblower to testify in open hearings

Republicans want Hunter Biden, whistleblower to testify in open hearings

Published 10/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republicans on Saturday asked that former Vice President Joe Biden’s son and the whistleblower whose complaint triggered the impeachment inquiry into U.S. [more…]

Trump says will probably release second Ukraine transcript on Tuesday

Trump says will probably release second Ukraine transcript on Tuesday

Published 09/11/2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Saturday that the White House would probably release a transcript of a second call with Ukrainian [more…]

Former head of Indonesia state power firm cleared in graft case

Former head of Indonesia state power firm cleared in graft case

Published 04/11/2019

JAKARTA (Reuters) - A former chief executive of Indonesian state electricity utility Perusahaan Listrik Negara (PLN) [PLNEG.UL] has been cleared in a graft case related [more…]