Joel B. Pollak

Joel B. Pollak

Mayor Pete Buttigieg Under Fire for Exaggerating Black Support

South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg is under fire for allegedly faking black support in a campaign email in late October that claimed 400 African-Americans in South Carolina had endorsed his “Douglass Plan” for equality.

2020 Democratic presidential candidate and South Bend, IN, Mayor Pete Buttigieg (C) campaigns in New York April 29, 2019 meeting Rev. Al Sharpton (L) for lunch to discuss 'the need to confront homophobia in the faith community', and Mayor Buttigieg's policy agenda for the black community in Indiana and around …

State Department Staffer: Sondland Told Trump Zelensky ‘Loves Your Ass’

State Department staffer David Holmes, the aide who claims to have overheard President Donald Trump talking to U.S. Ambassador to the E.U. Gordon Sondland the day after his July 25 conversations with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, testified in a closed-door impeachment inquiry hearing at the House Intelligence Committee Friday afternoon that he overheard Sondland telling President Trump that President Zelensky “loves your ass.”

David Holmes (Olivier Douliery / AFP / Getty)

Impeachment Inquiry Cheat Sheet: George Kent’s Past Testimony

The second witness in the first public “impeachment inquiry” hearing to be called to testify Wednesday by House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) will be George Kent, Deputy Assistant Secretary in the European and Eurasian Bureau at the State Department.

George Kent (Alex Wong / Getty)

Impeachment Inquiry Cheat Sheet: Bill Taylor’s Past Testimony

House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) will call his first witness in the public hearing phase of the “impeachment inquiry” on Wednesday: Ambassador William Taylor, Chargé d’affairs at the U.S. embassy in Ukraine.

Bill Taylor (Alex Wong / Getty)

Adam Schiff Has Yet to Release Tim Morrison Transcript

House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA) has yet to release the transcript of the closed-door testimony of former National Security Council senior director for European and Russian affairs Tim Morrison.

Tim Morrison (Win McNamee / Getty)