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Much of today's testimony recounted details already provided in closed-door depositions. But there was one new detail th...
11/13/2019
Key takeaways from the 1st day of the public impeachment hearing

Much of today's testimony recounted details already provided in closed-door depositions. But there was one new detail that raised fresh questions about the extent to which Pres. Donald J. Trump was personally involved in the pressure campaign against Ukraine.

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"I know nothing about that," Pres. Trump says when asked about Amb. William Taylor's testimony that Trump was overheard on the phone to Amb. Gordon Sondland allegedly inquiring about the status of "investigations" a day after Trump's July phone call with Ukraine's president. abcn.ws/33V4UUZ

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HAPPENING NOW: President Donald Trump participates in a joint press conference with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan amid the first public impeachment hearing. abcn.ws/2O29dqs

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Rep. Adam Schiff on claim by some GOP lawmakers that he'd met with or knew who the whistleblower is.

"It was false the first time they said it. It was false the second through fortieth times they said it. It will be false the last time they say it." https://abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

Therapy dogs sighted on Capitol Hill amid stress of first public impeachment hearing. https://abcn.ws/2rF53gN
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Therapy dogs sighted on Capitol Hill amid stress of first public impeachment hearing. https://abcn.ws/2rF53gN

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HAPPENING NOW: The House's first public impeachment hearing is over. ABC News has a complete breakdown of everything that happened: https://abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

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ABC News has continuing coverage as lawmakers question William Taylor, George Kent in the House's first public impeachment hearing. Live updates and analysis: https://abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

Amb. William Taylor: “Our holding up of security assistance that would go to a country that is fighting aggression fro...
11/13/2019

Amb. William Taylor: “Our holding up of security assistance that would go to a country that is fighting aggression from Russia, for no good policy reason… is wrong.” abcn.ws/2KjXjHH #ImpeachmentHearings

"Perfectly healthy" rescue puppy named Narwhal has a surprising physical feature that makes him extra special."He had x-...
11/13/2019

"Perfectly healthy" rescue puppy named Narwhal has a surprising physical feature that makes him extra special.

"He had x-rays and a vet visit yesterday and is a perfectly healthy puppy, with an extra tail on his face." https://abcn.ws/2QhIvNm

"I don't consider myself a star witness for anything...I'm not here to take one side or the other, or advocate for any p...
11/13/2019

"I don't consider myself a star witness for anything...I'm not here to take one side or the other, or advocate for any particular outcome."

William Taylor responds to GOP Rep. Jim Jordan calling him the Democrats' "star witness." https://abcn.ws/2KjuDP8 #ImpeachmentHearings

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Historic hearings

2 key witnesses testify as the first public impeachment hearing gets underway. https://abcn.ws/2CGAWYB

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Pres. Donald J. Trump meets with Turkish Pres. Erdogan at the White House. The meeting occurs at a time when relations b...
11/13/2019

Pres. Donald J. Trump meets with Turkish Pres. Erdogan at the White House. The meeting occurs at a time when relations between the two NATO allies are at their lowest point in decades. https://abcn.ws/2q0KJ9p

George Kent: "As a general principle, I do not believe the U.S. should ask other countries to engage in selective, polit...
11/13/2019

George Kent: "As a general principle, I do not believe the U.S. should ask other countries to engage in selective, politically associated investigations or prosecutions against opponents of those in power, because such...actions undermine the rule of law." abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

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President Trump meets with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan and takes questions from reporters amid the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry. abcn.ws/2O29dqs

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Top State Dept. official George Kent at House impeachment hearing

Top State Dept. official George Kent: "Over the course of 2018 and 2019 I became increasingly aware of an effort by Rudy Giuliani and others...to run a campaign to smear Amb. Yovanovitch and other officials at the U.S. embassy in Kyiv." abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

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BREAKING: After opening statements, lawmakers begin their questioning of George Kent, top State Dept. official, and William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine. Follow for live updates and analysis: https://abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine: "By mid-July it was becoming clear to me that the meeting President Zelens...
11/13/2019

William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine: "By mid-July it was becoming clear to me that the meeting President Zelenskiy wanted was conditioned on the investigations of Burisma and alleged Ukrainian interference in the 2016 U.S. elections." https://abcn.ws/354n86B

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William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine: "I wrote that withholding security assistance in exchange for help with a domestic political campaign in the United States would be crazy. I believed that then, and I believe it now." abcn.ws/2KjXjHH #ImpeachmentHearings

George Kent, top State Dept. official, and William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, take the oath before testifying...
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George Kent, top State Dept. official, and William Taylor, top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, take the oath before testifying at the House's first public impeachment hearing. https://abcn.ws/2KjXjHH #ImpeachingHearings

Top State Dept. official George Kent: "Today I appear before you once again under subpoena as a fact witness ready to an...
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Top State Dept. official George Kent: "Today I appear before you once again under subpoena as a fact witness ready to answer all of your questions...to the best of my ability and recollection subject to the limits placed on me by the law and this process." https://abcn.ws/2O4ijDi

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Rep. Devin Nunes in his opening statement at House impeachment hearing: "This spectacle is doing great damage to our country. It's nothing but an impeachment process in search of a crime." abcn.ws/2KjXjHH #ImpeachingHearings

Barges, boats and gondolas were stripped from their moorings as historic squares were submerged with water and restauran...
11/13/2019
Venice has suffered inestimable damage with the latest flooding

Barges, boats and gondolas were stripped from their moorings as historic squares were submerged with water and restaurants, shops and hotel lobbies flooded.

High tides and lashing rain struck Venice Tuesday night bringing the water level in some areas close to a 50 year record high and causing inestimable damage.

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Rep. Adam Schiff: "Our answer to these questions will affect not only the future of this presidency, but the future of the presidency itself—and what kind of conduct or misconduct the American people may come to expect from their commander-in-chief." abcn.ws/2KjXjHH

Rep. Adam Schiff opens first public impeachment hearings into Pres. Trump: “Our answer to these questions affect not o...
11/13/2019

Rep. Adam Schiff opens first public impeachment hearings into Pres. Trump: “Our answer to these questions affect not only the future of this presidency, but the future of the presidency itself.” https://abcn.ws/33M0u2r

More than 100 record cold temperatures have been reported so far in the last 2 days.
11/13/2019
Coldest morning of the season hits East Coast and Gulf Coast

More than 100 record cold temperatures have been reported so far in the last 2 days.

With arctic air now here from the Midwest to the Northeast and to the Gulf Coast, record low temperatures have been falling left and right yesterday.

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