Trump emissary ties president closer to Ukraine pressure

WASHINGTON — Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official. Sondland said vital U.S. military assistance to Ukraine might be freed up if the country’s top prosecutor “would go to the mike and announce that he was opening the Burisma investigation,” a […]

Lawyer: Whistleblower willing to take written GOP questions

WASHINGTON — A lawyer for the whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine said Sunday his client is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans. The surprise offer, made to Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, would allow Republicans to ask questions of the […]

Cummings remembered as ‘great leader,’ advocate for poor

BALTIMORE — He stood up for the poor and the disadvantaged throughout urban America — but Elijah Cummings was principally the strong voice and political advocate for Baltimore, where he was revered as his hometown’s champion. The Democratic congressman lived at the doorstep of some of the city’s worst rioting, including violent 2015 protests following […]

Commentary: Can’t we all agree to disagree?

With the oncoming presidential election becoming heated in a few months, I think it may be a good time to call a ‘time out.’ It’s OK to disagree, but not go to war over issues of disagreement. With political comments on Facebook getting closer to the election we need to think before we react to […]

Letter to the Editor: Democrats are hurting national security

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I keep hearing Nancy Pelosi and Adam Schiff talk about how President Trump is hurting our national security. Trying to get our president out of office since before he was sworn in and never stopping. The Deep State Dems have been trying since Trump announced his intention to run for president. This is definitely a […]

Speak Out: Hunter Biden stepping down from Chinese firm

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Facing intense scrutiny from President Donald Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned companies should his father […]

Trump sends strong, conflicting signals on Syria, Turkey

WASHINGTON — Facing unusually wide criticism, President Donald Trump sent out strong but conflicting signals on the “endless war” in Syria and Middle East on Monday. He declared U.S. troops would step aside for an expected Turkish attack on Kurds who have fought alongside Americans for years but then threatened to destroy the Turks’ economy […]

Trump allies push denials as Democrats promote impeachment

WASHINGTON — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday that he expects the whistleblower at the heart of impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump to testify “very soon.” “All that needs to be done, at this point, is to make sure that the attorneys that represent the whistleblower get the clearances that they need […]

Speak Out: Biden’s son, Ukraine and Trump’s claims

In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine’s fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden’s son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company. The Obama White House said at the time […]

The story behind Biden’s son, Ukraine and Trump’s claims

WASHINGTON — In 2014, then-Vice President Joe Biden was at the forefront of American diplomatic efforts to support Ukraine’s fragile democratic government as it sought to fend off Russian aggression and root out corruption. So it raised eyebrows when Biden’s son Hunter was hired by a Ukrainian gas company. The Obama White House said at […]

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