Kate Riga is a news writer for Talking Points Memo based in New York City. Before joining TPM, Kate was the political reporter for The Southampton Press. She is a graduate of Georgetown University and a native of Philadelphia.
President Donald Trump ran the gamut in his brainstorming on how to keep immigrants from crossing the U.S.-Mexico border, floating an alligator- or snake-filled moat, spikes atop a border wall and shooting immigrants in the legs.
A letter sent to Energy Secretary Rick Perry Tuesday draws attention to the official’s role in U.S.-Ukrainian dealings, a position that has largely flown under the radar amid all the other explosive revelations in the unfurling scandal.
State Department Inspector General Steve Linick is giving an “urgent” briefing to congressional staffers Wednesday afternoon about documents from the Office of the Legal Adviser related to Ukraine and State.
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo admitted Wednesday that he was on the infamous July 25 phone call with President Donald Trump and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for the first time after assiduously dodging questions about it.
The White House reportedly updated the National Security Council secret codeword system in 2018, adding a feature that keeps track of who accessed documents like President Donald Trump’s call transcript with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Sen. John Kennedy (R-LA) plans to file legislation when Congress reconvenes to ban immediate family members of senior U.S. officials from profiting off Ukraine — a thinly veiled jab at Joe and Hunter Biden.
Lawyers for the House of Representative revealed in a Monday filing that they have reason to believe that grand jury redactions from the Mueller report lay out that President Donald Trump lied about his ignorance of his campaign’s interactions with WikiLeaks.
President Donald Trump has eschewed the coordinated response and war room favored by former President Bill Clinton during impeachment, opting instead for a scattershot defense helmed by his Twitter feed.
Though President Donald Trump has long railed against the unknown whistleblower, he made a marked rhetorical shift Monday when he started characterizing attempts to unmask the person as an actively ongoing process.