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White House official says he heard U.S. envoy push for investigation of Bidens

WASHINGTON — An official on the White House’s National Security Council said he heard the U.S. ambassador to the European Union explicitly press Ukrainian officials to investigate Joe Biden and his son, according to a transcript released on Friday by Democrats leading the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump. Alexander Vindman, a U.S. Army lieutenant…

White House reporters condemn fake video showing Trump killing press

The White House Correspondents’ Association has condemned a mock video, shown at a gathering of U.S. President Donald’s Trump’s supporters at one of his Florida resorts, that depicts him slaughtering members of the news media and political adversaries. News of the video was first reported by the New York Times, which said it obtained it…

White House calls House impeachment probe unconstitutional

WASHINGTON — The White House on Tuesday rejected an impeachment inquiry launched by Democrats in the House of Representatives as “constitutionally invalid” and said it would refuse to cooperate with the probe absent a vote of the full House. An eight-page letter signed by White House counsel Pat Cipollone was sent to House Speaker Nancy…