Rudy Giuliani: 'I needed Yovanovitch out of the way. She was going to make the investigations difficult for everybody'

That Rudy Giuliani is really out-Giuliani-ing himself this week. What's he up to? This feels like a set-up, a prelude to a greater Act yet to come. Read the rest

Rudy Giuliani on Yovanovitch: I didn’t need her out of the way, I forced her out because she’s corrupt

"I forced her out because she's corrupt," said Rudy Giuliani, a private citizen who was once Donald Trump's personal lawyer, about America's former ambassador to Ukraine. Read the rest

Devin Nunes: 'It’s possible' I talked to Lev Parnas

Uh-oh, someone's in trouble.

The 'Ukraine meddling' thing is a Russian operation, say U.S. intel experts

“Intelligence officials believe that one of the people the Kremlin relied on to spread disinformation about Ukrainian interference was Oleg V. Deripaska, a Russian oligarch who had ties to Mr. Manafort.”

Fiona Hill, 11: 'She put the fire out with her hands, and finished the test.'

Pretty amazing pull quote from this New York Times profile of Dr. Fiona Hill, former top US diplomat in Ukraine, who testified today in the impeachment hearings against Donald Trump. Read the rest

HILL ON SONDLAND 'He was involved in a domestic political errand'

She is going right for the jugular. Read the rest

Trump Impeachment tweet-watch: 'I WANT NOTHING', Rudy Giuliani runs his mouth

Well, old Donald sure has got himself into a mighty fine pickle. Read the rest

‘It’s Lieutenant Colonel Vindman, please’

Devin Nunes is such an idiot. Read the rest

Rudy Giuliani's shady links to Ukraine energy projects probed by feds

Rudy Giuliani's shady business dealings in Ukraine with Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman of “Mafia Rave” and “Fraud Guarantee” fame are the subject of an ongoing investigation by federal prosecutors in New York. Read the rest

PHOTO: Rudy Giuliani with Lev Parnas, Igor Fruman, third 'unnamed associate'

One for the ages. Almost looks like one of those garage sale black velvet paintings with the dogs playing poker. Read the rest

Trump on Gordon Sondland: 'I hardly know the gentleman'

Donald is throwing Gordon Sondland under the Trump bus.

You knew this was inevitable.

Remember that time Sondland gave him a million dollars? Read the rest

Trump pushed AG Barr to hold press briefing to say POTUS broke no laws in Ukraine phone call

Even Bill Barr knew it was dumb

My review of Sandworm: an essential guide to the new, reckless world of "cyberwarfare"

For years, I've followed Andy Greenberg's excellent reporting on "Sandworm," a set of infrastructure-targeted cyberattacks against Ukraine widely presumed to be of Russian origin, some of which escaped their targeted zone and damaged systems around the world. Read the rest

Feds blew the door off a safe in Giuliani associate raids

Agents of the U.S. government have issued multiple subpoenas and conducted searches of various properties in the course of investigating Rudy Giuliani's “Fraud Guarantee” associates, and in one instance feds literally blew the door off a safe to access its contents, reports CNN. Read the rest

Giuliani's Ukraine business dealings probed by federal prosecutors in Manhattan

• Trump lawyer’s bank records examined • Witnesses questioned on work for Ukraine mayor • Feds probing efforts to oust U.S. ambassador

Donald Trump's longtime personal attorney Rudy Giuliani is the subject of a federal criminal investigation. Read the rest

Trump's former Russia adviser Fiona Hill to testify on Giuliani, Sondland, 'shadow Ukraine policy' before Congress: Reports

Donald Trump's former Russia adviser Fiona Hill is reported to have agreed to testify before three House committees on Monday, October 14, in the Democratic impeachment inquiry. Read the rest

Ukraine: 4 or more U.S. officials were so upset by Trump's pressure on Zelensky, they spoke to W.H. lawyer

Four or more top U.S. national security officials were so upset by Donald Trump’s attempts to pressure Ukraine for Joe Biden dirt that they spoke to a White House lawyer with their concerns “both before and immediately after President Trump’s July 25 call with that country’s president,” the Washington Post reports tonight citing “U.S. officials and other people familiar with the matter.” Read the rest

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