Lev Parnas, Ex-Giuliani Associate, Sentenced to 20 Months

Lev Parnas, a Soviet-born businessman, tried to use campaign donations funneled from Russia to advance a cannabis business.

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The Sunday Read: ‘This Was Trump Pulling a Putin’

Amid the current crisis, Fiona Hill and other former advisers are connecting President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine to Jan. 6. And they’re ready to talk.

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Russia’s Reset

A violent weekend in Ukraine shows how Russia’s goals are shifting.

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Trump and Ukraine: Former Advisers Revisit What Happened

Amid the current crisis, Fiona Hill and other former advisers are connecting President Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine to Jan. 6. And they’re ready to talk.

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Republicans Once Silent on Russia Ratchet Up Attacks on Biden

Even as they praise the bipartisan congressional response to Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, Republicans are increasingly eager to blame President Biden for the devastation.

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Ukraine War Shifts the Agenda in Congress, Empowering the Center

With a crisis rocking Europe, the left is shelving demands for defense cuts and a swift end to fossil fuels, while on the right, Trump-era foreign policy and criticism of Ukraine are fading.

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America’s Right Has a Putin Problem

They knew he was brutal, but didn’t expect incompetence.

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Republicans, Once Harsh Ukraine Critics, Pivot to Strong Support

In a matter of weeks, the center of gravity on Ukraine has sharply shifted among Republicans, muffling doubts about U.S. involvement and dismissing questions about the recent past.

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Zelensky and Trump: Two Performers, One Hero

A fake tough guy versus the real deal.

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G.O.P. Leaders Condemn Lawmakers’ Appearance at White Nationalist Conference

The participation of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar at a far-right event renewed calls for Republican leaders to root out extremism in their party.

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G.O.P. Lawmakers’ Appearance at White Nationalist Conference Draws Rebuke

The participation of Representatives Marjorie Taylor Greene and Paul Gosar at a far-right event renewed calls for Republican leaders to root out extremism in their party.

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Barr Rebukes Trump as ‘Off the Rails’ in New Memoir

William P. Barr’s memoir of his time as attorney general under George H.W. Bush and then again under Donald J. Trump defends his more recent leadership of the Justice Department.

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Trump Praises Putin, Leaving Republicans in a Bind

G.O.P. leaders, while condemning Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, were silent on comments made by the former president. Some figures on the right amplified them.

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What to Know About the Crisis With Russia

Here’s how the country ended up at the center of a global crisis.

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Ukraine’s President Tries to Avert Panic as Pressure Mounts

With Ukraine at the center of Europe’s most intense security crisis of the post-Cold War era, President Zelensky is driving home his message of optimism.

#kyiv-ukraine, #putin-vladimir-v, #trump-ukraine-whistle-blower-complaint-and-impeachment-inquiry, #zelensky-volodymyr

Giuliani in Talks to Testify to House Jan. 6 Panel

It is not clear how much assistance he might provide in the investigation into former President Donald J. Trump’s efforts to hold onto power.

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Puzzle in Ukraine Crisis: Where’s the U.S. Ambassador?

Diplomats say President Biden’s 13-month delay in sending an envoy to a top crisis spot is impossible to explain.

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Alexander Vindman Sues Trump Allies, Alleging Retaliation

The former Army colonel, who worked on the National Security Council, said in a lawsuit that Donald Trump Jr. and others carried out a campaign of intimidation against him.

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Igor Fruman, Former Giuliani Associate, Is Sentenced to One Year in Prison

Mr. Fruman was at the center of a campaign to damage then-President Donald J. Trump’s rivals, but was brought down by campaign finance charges.

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Voting Rights Bill Dead, Filibuster Alive

The voting rights bill and the filibuster. Also: A Supreme Court ruling; President Biden and Ukraine; Medicare and Covid tests; an American paradox.

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What Putin Really Wants From the Ukraine Crisis

He wants to break NATO’s back. And he might succeed.

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Lev Parnas, Ex-Giuliani Ally, Is Convicted of Campaign Finance Charges

A federal jury found that Mr. Parnas and a second man funneled a Russian tycoon’s money to U.S. candidates to win favorable treatment for a marijuana business.

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As Lev Parnas’ Trial Begins, Trump’s Shadow Looms

Though Mr. Parnas played a key role in the events that led to the former president’s impeachment, the charges he faces involve accusations of campaign finance violations.

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Biden Affirms Support for Ukraine Against ‘Russian Aggression’

The Ukrainian president got the Oval Office reception he had long been seeking, after earlier efforts led to his becoming entangled in former President Donald J. Trump’s first impeachment trial.

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Ukraine’s Leader, Meeting Biden, Seeks Security Assurances After Afghan Pullout

President Volodymyr Zelensky is expected to emphasize the important role Ukraine plays in containing Russia, aides to the Ukrainian leader said.

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Igor Fruman Expected to Plead Guilty in Campaign Finance Case

Igor Fruman had aided Rudolph Giuliani in his effort to dig up dirt on Donald J. Trump’s political rivals.

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Prosecutors Investigating Whether Ukrainians Meddled in 2020 Election

The Brooklyn federal inquiry has examined whether former and current Ukrainian officials tried to interfere in the election, including funneling misleading information through Rudolph W. Giuliani.

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For Biden, Ukraine Is a ‘Déjà Vu’ Problem That’s Hard to Fix

American officials have been delivering the same message to Kyiv for more than seven years, but little has changed — or is likely to, analysts say.

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U.S. Secretary of State Blinken Visiting Ukraine

The secretary of state will reassure Kyiv of backing against Russian hostilities, but call for more determined efforts to clean up the political system.

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Giuliani’s Allies Want Trump to Pay His Legal Bills

As Rudolph Giuliani faces an escalating federal investigation and defamation suits, his advisers believe he should benefit from a $250 million Trump campaign war chest.

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Blinken Will Visit Ukraine in Show of Support Against Russia

The secretary of state will first meet with British officials and other American allies in London.

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Firing of U.S. Ambassador Is at Center of Giuliani Investigation

Prosecutors want to scrutinize Rudolph W. Giuliani’s communications with Ukrainian officials about the ouster of the ambassador, Marie L. Yovanovitch.

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Rudy Giuliani’s Apartment Searched in Federal Investigation

Prosecutors obtained the warrant as part of an investigation into whether Mr. Giuliani broke lobbying laws as President Trump’s personal lawyer.

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How Senator Ron Johnson Helps Erode Confidence in Government

Pushing false theories on the virus, the vaccine and the Jan. 6 attack on the Capitol, Mr. Johnson, the Republican senator from Wisconsin, has absorbed his party’s transformation under Donald Trump.

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Putin Authorized Russian Interference in 2020 Election, Report Says

The assessment was the intelligence community’s most comprehensive look at foreign efforts to interfere in the election.

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For the Defense: Twisted Facts and Other Staples of the Trump Playbook

The lawyers representing the former president in his impeachment trial are the latest in a rotating cast that has always had trouble satisfying a mercurial and headstrong client.

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As Trump Is Impeached a Second Time, Americans Share a Sense of Alarm

After a tumultuous year and the end of a presidency, voters say that Donald J. Trump’s second impeachment feels very different from his first.

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Trump Justice Department Sought to Block Search of Giuliani Records

Manhattan prosecutors had been prepared to seek a search warrant for electronic records related to powerful Ukrainians who had helped Rudolph Giuliani dig for dirt on the Biden family.

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The First Trial Seemed Abstract. This One Is a Visceral Reckoning Over Trump.

At issue will be many aspects that defined Donald Trump’s presidency: his relentless assaults on truth, his fomenting of divisions, his shattering of norms and his undermining of an election.

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Impeachment Case Against Trump Aims to Marshal Outrage of Capitol Attack

Armed with lessons from the last impeachment trial of Donald J. Trump, prosecutors plan a shorter, video-heavy presentation to confront Republicans with the fury they felt around the Capitol riot.

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Trump Lawyer Asks to Pause Impeachment Trial if It Runs Into Sabbath

David Schoen, one of former President Donald J. Trump’s lawyers, has requested that the Senate suspend the impeachment trial at sundown on Friday and on Saturday, potentially upending plans for a fast trial.

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Lev Parnas, Giuliani Associate, Faces New Fraud Accusations

The Securities and Exchange Commission claimed in a lawsuit that Mr. Parnas and a business partner duped investors in a start-up called Fraud Guarantee.

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For Trump’s Aggrieved Defenders, This Impeachment Confirms Everything

His supporters see his second impeachment, a historic first, as the culmination of years of unfair treatment. The belief’s ubiquity shows the resilience of his message and the power of conservative media.

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Has Trump’s Reckoning Come Too Late?

Finally the world agrees that Trump is exactly the man his fiercest critics said he was. But has the reckoning come too late?

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After 2 Impeachments, Giuliani Vows to Continue His Fervor for Trump

White House officials are universally angry with Rudolph W. Giuliani and blame him for both of President Trump’s impeachments. But he remains one of few people still willing to join Mr. Trump in the foxhole.

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Why Trump Can Be Convicted Even as an Ex-President

He is the poster child for why such accountability is not just constitutionally permissible but necessary.

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The Impeachment of President Trump: A Preordained Coda to a Presidency

The impeachment of President Trump for a second time — in a Capitol ringed by troops — seemed like the almost inevitable culmination of four years that left the nation fractured, angry and losing its sense of self.

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A Preordained Coda to a Presidency

The impeachment of President Trump for a second time — in a Capitol ringed by troops — seemed like the almost inevitable culmination of four years that left the nation fractured, angry and losing its sense of self.

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As His Predecessor Is Impeached, Biden Tries to Stay Above the Fray

The president-elect has long tried to keep from being sucked into President Trump’s dramas. He may find that posture hard to maintain when he takes office and the Senate puts Mr. Trump on trial.

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Joaquin Castro: Impeachment Manager Has Fought Trump on Immigration

The Harvard-educated lawyer, who sits on the Intelligence Committee and once led the Hispanic Caucus, will help prosecute President Trump in the Senate impeachment trial.

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