Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifies before a committee on Capitol Hill in May. Photo: AP

Donald Trump confirms US Energy Secretary Rick Perry stepping down as impeachment probe deadline looms

  • Investigators have asked Perry to turn over documents for Ukraine inquiry by Friday
  • Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney says Trump directed Perry to work on Ukraine policy with Rudy Giuliani
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Energy Secretary Rick Perry testifies before a committee on Capitol Hill in May. Photo: AP
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney during a news briefing at the White House on Thursday. Photo: Reuters

Donald Trump blocked Ukraine aid to force Kiev to investigate Democrats, Mick Mulvaney says

  • Acting White House chief of staff tells critics to ‘get over it’, saying president’s actions were ‘absolutely appropriate’
  • Mulvaney says Trump raised conspiracy theory about hacked DNC server being taken to Ukraine to hide evidence that Kiev, not Moscow, interfered in election
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Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney during a news briefing at the White House on Thursday. Photo: Reuters
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