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Rudy Giuliani, President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.

Rudy Giuliani asked the State Department to grant visa to former Ukrainian official who said he had info about Democrats

Though Rudy Giuliani couldn't provide passage to former Ukrainian prosecutor-general Viktor Shokin to the US, the two still spoke over a Skype call.
Gordon Sondland.

8 Trump officials made stunning revelations about how the president and Giuliani weaponized the State Department

Trump and Giuliani used the State Department to circumvent career diplomats and policy experts and carry out a shadow foreign-policy agenda.
Gordon Sondland, the United States Ambassador to the European Union, adresses the media during a press conference at the US Embassy to Romania in Bucharest September 5, 2019.

The State Department blocked Ambassador Gordon Sondland from testifying to Congress about the Ukraine scandal

Sondland's attorney released a statement saying the State Department had "directed" Sondland to skip his voluntary, scheduled testimony.
US President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un talk before a meeting in the Demilitarized Zone (DMZ) on June 30, 2019, in Panmunjom, Korea.

North Korea accuses the Trump administration of ‘misleading’ the public after nuclear talks break down

Nuclear talks between the US and North Korea have seemingly broken down once again, and the two sides have conflicting stories on the matter.

Trump’s top diplomat in Ukraine said in a text message that it was ‘crazy’ to withhold aid in exchange ‘for help with a politi...

"I think it's crazy to withhold security assistance for help with a political campaign," a top US diplomat in Ukraine said in a text message.
U.S. President Trump attends meetings on sidelines of U.N. General Assembly in New York

Mike Pompeo reportedly took part in Trump’s July 25 phone call with Ukraine’s president

This further ropes the State Department into the controversy surrounding the whistleblower complaint against Trump.
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton delivers a keynote speech during the American Federation of Teachers Shanker Institute Defense of Democracy Forum at George Washington University on September 17, 2019 in Washington, DC.

State Department investigators are reportedly escalating their probe into email records from former Hillary Clinton aides

Investigators reportedly reached out to 130 officials over years-old emails and told them the emails are now considered potential security violations.
Rudy Giuliani on Fox News with host Laura Ingraham on Tuesday night, where he said he dealt with Ukraine at the State Department's request.

Giuliani claims he got involved in Ukraine only after the State Department asked him to, because he would be better at it than the FBI

Rudy Giuliani on Tuesday described his role in US-Ukrainian relations, which are at the root of an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.
Gaya, an explosive detection dog with the 11th Marine Expeditionary Unit, awaits a command.

US-trained bomb-sniffing dogs sent to Jordan are living in horrible conditions and dying from improper care

More than 10 have died in recent years from potentially preventable health issues. Others were found to be living in "disturbing" conditions.

The US government is warning citizens against traveling to Hong Kong amid protests and ‘violent clashes’

"Most have been peaceful," the US State Department said, "but some have turned confrontational or resulted in violent clashes."