The secretary of state stuck with the White House's messaging following the acting chief of staff's candid acknowledgment of the deal in a press briefing.
The outgoing Energy Secretary insists the impeachment inquiry "lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation."
Gov. Kasich, Rep Rooney and other Republicans have started showing signs of discomfort with the Trump administration's changing defense in light of the impeachment inquiry.
The Ohio Republican said acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney's admission of a quid pro quo on Thursday pushed him "across the Rubicon."
That was the briefing in which Trump’s chief of staff admitted there was a quid pro quo with Ukraine.
Trump’s acting chief of staff admitted the White House withheld aid from Ukraine for political help.
Earlier in the day, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed Trump ordered military aid to Ukraine to be put on hold. He later denied those remarks.
"Once again, the media has decided to misconstrue my comments to advance a biased and political witch hunt against President Trump," the White House chief of staff said.
The ambassador claims he didn't know Donald Trump was targeting Joe Biden in Ukraine — but the evidence was on front pages for months.
"You don’t hold up foreign aid that we had previously appropriated for a political initiative,” Sen. Lisa Murkowski of Alaska said.
Trump has called Democratic leaders, the news media, former President Barack Obama and the entire 2016 election "corrupt."
Trump's acting chief of staff told reporters, "We do that all the time," when asked about withholding aid for political help. Later, he walked back that admission.
The U.S. ambassador to the European Union criticized the president in prepared testimony to House committees as part of their impeachment inquiry.
The former vice president and 2020 candidate accused the president of "running the most corrupt government in the history of the United States of America."
Fiona Hill told impeachment investigators of fears raised by Gordon Sondland’s naive actions, The New York Times wrote.
Trump's lawyer says his work for Fraud Guarantee had nothing to do with his Biden investigation, and that the money did not come from overseas.
Joe Biden's son said he exercised "poor judgment," however, by getting involved in something he compared to a "swamp."
“Dude gotta go,” said the Democratic presidential candidate.
Fiona Hill, Trump's former top Russia adviser, told lawmakers that Bolton feared Giuliani was carrying out a "shadow foreign policy" with Ukraine.