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White House correspondent Steve Herman contributed to this report 

Acting U.S. Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire told lawmakers Thursday he has complied with his “responsibility to follow the law every step of the way'' as he faced questions about why he initially blocked the release of a whistleblower complaint now at the center of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump's actions.

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Acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire takes his seat before testifying before the House Intelligence Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 26, 2019.

A defiant President Trump said during a press conference in New York Wednesday that he wants "full transparency" not only over the "so-called whistleblower" allegations leveled against him, but also "from Joe Biden and his son Hunter on the millions of dollars that have been quickly and easily taken out of Ukraine and China."

Trump additionally demanded "transparency from Democrats who went to Ukraine and attempted to force the new president ... to do things that they wanted under the form of political threat. They threatened him if he didn't do things -- now that's what they're accusing me of, but I didn't do it."

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FILE - U.S. Vice President Joe Biden, right, and his son Hunter point to some faces in the crowd as they walk down Pennsylvania Avenue following the inauguration ceremony of President Barack Obama in Washington, Jan. 20, 2009 - VOA

NEW YORK - Myroslava Gongadze and Kenneth Schwartz in Washington contributed to this story.

Democratic Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi announced a formal impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump and allegations that he sought a foreign government's help with his 2020 re-election bid.

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House Speaker Nancy Pelosi of Calif., reads a statement announcing a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Sept. 24, 2019.

Myroslava Gongadze in Washington and Celia Mendoza in New York contributed to this report.

WASHINGTON/NEW YORK — A summary of a July phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine's President Volodymyr Zelenskiy shows that Trump asked for Ukrainian officials to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden.

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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks to reporters as he arrives for the 74th session of the United Nations General Assembly at U.N. headquarters in New York, Sept, 24, 2019.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump suggested that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader, as Democrats pressed for investigations into whether Trump improperly used his office to try to dig up damaging information about a political rival.

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U.S. President Donald Trump suggests, Sept. 23,2019, that he raised former Vice President Joe Biden and Biden's son in a summer phone call with Ukraine's new leader.

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo says the U.S. is working to find a diplomatic outcome to tensions with Iran, which has been blamed for an attack on Saudi oil facilities, but he warned if diplomacy fails President Donald Trump "will make necessary decisions to achieve our objectives."

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FILE - Secretary of State Mike Pompeo speaks during a press availability at the State Department in Washington, Aug. 7, 2019.

WASHINGTON - President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said Friday. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of a whistleblower complaint against Trump. 

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President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison in the Oval Office of the White House, Friday, Sept. 20, 2019, Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)

Một phiên điều trần về hành động của Trung Quốc ở khu vực Biển Đông trong thời gian qua đã diễn ra tại Ủy ban Đối ngoại Thượng viện Mỹ hôm 18/9 vừa qua.

Phát biểu tại buổi điều trần, Trợ lý Ngoại trưởng Mỹ phụ trách Đông Á và các vấn đề Thái Bình Dương, David Stilwell nêu lên nhận định về các hoạt động của của Trung Quốc tại vùng đặc quyền kinh tế của Việt Nam từ đầu tháng 7 đến nay.

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Hình minh họa. Trợ lý Ngoại trưởng Mỹ phụ trách khu vực Đông á Thái Bình Dương David Stilwell tại Manila, Philippines hôm 16/7/2019 - US Embassy

The state that made smog famous is losing its half-century-old authority to set air pollution rules. 

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday on Twitter that the Environmental Protection Agency was withdrawing California's authority to issue stricter vehicle efficiency rules than the federal government. 

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California Attorney General Xavier Becerra, with Gov. Gavin Newsom and state Air Resources Board Chair Mary Nichols, discusses the U.S. government pledge to revoke California's authority to set vehicle emissions standards, in Sacramento, Sept, 18, 2019.

President Donald Trump has named Robert O'Brien as his new National Security Adviser, replacing John Bolton who was fired last week.

"I am pleased to announce that I will name Robert C. O’Brien, currently serving as the very successful Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs at the State Department, as our new National Security Advisor. I have worked long & hard with Robert. He will do a great job!," Trump said on Twitter Wednesday.

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U.S. Special Presidential Envoy for Hostage Affairs Robert C. O'Brien arrives to the district court, during the second day of ASAP Rocky's trial, in Stockholm, Sweden August 1, 2019.

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