Kent Covington

Tuesday morning news: November 19, 2019

Trump says he’ll “strongly consider” giving written testimony in impeachment inquiry » President Trump said Monday that he might be willing to provide written testimony to lawmakers in the House impeachment inquiry. 

Monday morning news: November 18, 2019

U.S., South Korea extend suspend military exercise in “goodwill” gesture to Pyongyang » Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday the United States and South Korea have decided to shelve a joint military exercise that has long riled North Korea.

Friday morning news: November 15, 2019

Party leaders clash as public impeachment hearings resume » Today is day two of public impeachment hearings in the House. Former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch will testify today. The State Department removed her from the post back in May. 

Thursday morning news: November 14, 2019

Public impeachment hearings officially begin » SCHIFF: The committee will come to order. [gavel strike] Good morning everyone. 

Wednesday morning news: November 13, 2019

Public impeachment hearings begin today » Public impeachment hearings begin this morning on Capitol Hill.  

Tuesday morning news: November 12, 2019

Arctic blast brings freezing temps from Great Lakes to Gulf Coast » An Arctic blast is sweeping across the country this week. 

Monday morning news: November 11, 2019

GOP submits witness requests in impeachment inquiry » As the House prepares for public testimony this week in the impeachment inquiry … Republicans have handed in the list of witnesses they’d like to grill.  At top the top of that list … Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden. Texas Congressman Will Hurd said he has plenty of questions. ...

Friday morning news: November 8, 2019

China, U.S. move closer to deescalating trade war » The United States and China have agreed to ramp down the trade war as part of an initial agreement. That according to Chinese Commerce Ministry spokesman Gao Feng.  FENG (Mandarin): [Fade in and under] He told reporters Thursday that negotiators agreed to a “phased cancellation” of tariff hikes...

Thursday morning news: November 7, 2019

House panels plan first public impeachment hearings » House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff said three diplomats will testify publicly on Capitol Hill next week … as House panels begin open hearings in the impeachment inquiry.  SCHIFF: We will be beginning with the testimony of Ambassador Taylor and Ambassador Kent on Wednesday. And we will have Ambassador Yovanovich...

Wednesday morning news: November 6, 2019

Democrats win in VA, KY, while GOP holds governorship in MS » Voters went to the polls in several states last night, including Kentucky … where Democrat Andy Beshear appears to have defeated GOP Governor Matt Bevin in a photo finish.