Federal investigators raid the home of Rudy Giuliani, the former personal lawyer of former President Donald Trump, for suspected illegal lobbying of the federal government on behalf of Ukrainian officials.
At a hearing in New York City, Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman, two associates of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, who aided him with a search in Ukraine for detrimental information on President Trump's political opponents, plead not guilty to charges that they funneled $350,000 in illegal donations to a pro-Trump political committee and another $20,000 to former Republican Congressman Pete Sessions while acting on behalf of at least one Ukrainian government official.
Two associates of Rudy Giuliani have been arrested for campaign finance violations in connected to efforts to discredit presidential candidate Joe Biden, according to a spokesman for the District Court for the SDNY.
A whistleblower who filed a complaint against U.S. President Donald Trump over a phone conversation with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky sought guidance from the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence prior to the filing, Representative Adam Schiff's office says, but denies seeing the complaint in advance.
Kurt Volker, United States special envoy to Ukraine, resigns one day after the release of a whistleblower report concerning a phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky.