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Diplomats Pushed Ukraine to Investigate, Dangled Trump Visit

WASHINGTON — Top U.S. diplomats encouraged Ukraine's newly elected president to conduct an investigation linked to Joe Biden's family in return for a high-profile visit with President Donald Trump. It soon escalated into what one diplomat feared was a "crazy" swap that risked vital U.S. military aid. That's according to...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's Fiction About Whistleblower Complaint

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump and his GOP allies are making groundless accusations that a whistleblower complaint by a CIA officer was improperly filed because it was not based on first-hand knowledge. In tweets and public statements, they assert that a whistleblower cannot submit a complaint if it relies on so-called hearsay...