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Kurt Douglas Volker is an American diplomat who served as the U.S. Ambassador to NATO and served as executive director of the McCain Institute for International Leadership. He worked in a volunteer capacity as the U.S. Special Representative for Ukraine until his resignation on September 27, 2019.
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Key moments from Kurt Volker's and Tim Morrison's testimonyMorrison was the third witness testifying Tuesday who listened in on Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky
Dems question Volker, Morrison on July 25th callA former top national security adviser to President Donald Trump says he was told that a rough transcript of Trump's July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy was placed on a highly..
Day 3, Part 15: Final questions from the committee for Volker and MorrisoCommittee members continued their five-minute rounds of questioning, which they could yield to colleagues. They posed questions to Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, and Tim Morrison,..
Day 3, Part 16: Devin Nunes' and Adam Schiff's closing remarksHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and ranking Republican Devin Nunes made closing remarks Tuesday following the testimony of Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, and Tim..
Morrison and Volker deny having evidence of quid pro quo or briberyBoth Tim Morrison, the outgoing senior director of European and Russian affairs at the National Security Council, and Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, said they had not seen evidence..
Trump impeachment: Republican witness says Biden corruption claims 'not credible'Mr Volker once served as US ambassador to Nato: Getty Allegations of corruption in Ukraine levelled at Joe Biden were “not credible”, a witness called by Republican politicians has told the..
Day 3, Part 13: Devin Nunes and Steve Castor question Kurt Volker and Tim MorrisonCalifornia Congressman Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, and Steve Castor, senior investigative counsel for Republicans on the panel, questioned Tim Morrison and Kurt..
Volker says investigations were mentioned at July 10 meeting with UkraniansIn his closed-door testimony, Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, said "investigations" weren't discussed at a contentious July 10 meeting between U.S. and Ukrainian officials, replying..
Volker insists he worked through "official" Ukraine channel, "cringes" at "three amigos" referencesKurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, strongly defended himself in his prepared opening statement, denying that he along with U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland and Energy Secretary..
Volker says he disagrees with characterization of "irregular" channelKurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, disputed Ambassador William Taylor's description of an "irregular" channel dictating policy on Ukraine. "I don't agree with his characterization of..
Devin Nunes calls Democrats' impeachment strategy a "drug deal"In his opening remarks before the testimony of Kurt Volker and Tim Morrison, Congressman Devin Nunes, the ranking Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, slammed the Democrats' impeachment..
Volker: Trump said "Ukraine is a terrible place"Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, testified that President Trump expressed negative views about Ukraine during a May meeting. "Ukraine is a terrible place, they're all corrupt, they're..
Volker says there was nothing unusual about hold on aidKurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, testified that there was nothing unusual about the administration placing a hold on providing assistance to Ukraine. He said he'd seen holds during..
Volker: Allegations against Biden are "not credible"Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, said he would have "objected" to Ukraine opening an investigation into former Vice President Joe Biden. He added that he considers the allegations..
Day 3, Part 11: Kurt Volker's opening statementKurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, strongly defended himself Tuesday, denying that he along with U.S. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland and Energy Secretary Rick Perry formed a..
Read Kurt Volker’s Prepared Opening Statement From the Impeachment HearingPresident Trump’s former special envoy to Ukraine appeared in front of the House Intelligence Committee on the third day of public impeachment hearings.
Day 3, Part 9: Adam Schiff's and Devin Nunes' afternoon opening statementsHouse Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff and ranking Republican Devin Nunes gave opening statements Tuesday afternoon during the third day of public impeachment hearings. They spoke before..
Who Is Kurt Volker? Trump’s Former Special Envoy to Ukraine Will TestifyThe first of the “three amigos” will testify before the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday afternoon.
Watch live: Volker and Morrison to testify at impeachment hearingKurt Volker and Tim Morrison will testify in the second impeachment hearing of the day
Key witnesses appear at third public Trump impeachment hearingFour more witnesses were set to appear on Tuesday in the third public hearing of the House of Representatives impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump including two - Alexander Vindman and..
Democrats to quiz former diplomat Volker over role in Trump-Ukraine dealingsFormer U.S. diplomat Kurt Volker won praise from Republicans after he testified behind closed doors last month in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, but will face a cooler reception..
Eight witnesses expected to testify in impeachment hearings this weekIt could be a blockbuster week of testimony this week in the impeachment hearings. Eight witnesses are expected to speak publicly. The witness list includes former Ukraine envoy Kurt Volker and three..
House Intelligence Committee announces more public hearingsThe House Intelligence Committee has announced more open hearings in their impeachment inquiry against President Trump. They are scheduled to take place next Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday -- and will..
Trump impeachment: Read Volker aide's testimony to CongressChristopher Anderson, a former aide to Ukraine Special Envoy Kurt Volker, testified in the ongoing Trump impeachment hearings.
House Democrats release testimony from 2 Volker advisersChristopher Anderson and Catherine Croft testified before the committees on October 30
Key takeaways from newly released Volker and Sondland transcripts of impeachment testimonyBoth officials gave testimony last month behind closed doors about their involvement in Trump's dealings with Ukraine.
House Democrats release Volker and Sondland transcriptsHouse Democrats have released two more transcripts from closed-door testimonies, the depositions from Kurt Volker and Gordon Sondland. CBSN political contributor Zeke Miller and CBS News intelligence..
Read full text of ex-Ukraine envoy's testimony in impeachment inquiryKurt Volker testified that he had expressed misgivings about Rudy Giuliani's influence on the president's view of Ukraine
Dems set to release new transcripts from two key impeachment figuresHouse Democrats are expected to release new transcripts from two key figures in their investigation. Ambassador to the EU Gordon Sondland and former special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker are both..
House to release transcripts of Kurt Volker and Gordon Sondland testimony, key figures in Trump Ukraine inquiryLawmakers investigating the impeachment inquiry plan to release transcripts from testimony given by Kurt Volker and Gordon Sondland. Lawmakers are also scheduled to hear from two additional witnesses
Ex-Ukraine envoy testified he was "never asked to do anything" wrongKurt Volker, the former special representative to Ukraine, said he feared the U.S.-Ukraine relationship was "getting sucked into a domestic political debate"
Kurt Volker, Ukraine and a Turbulent End in the Trump AdministrationFriends say that Mr. Volker, who was President Trump’s envoy to Ukraine, was in an impossible situation. But they also say he was papering over his role.
Kurt Volker testimony reveals Ukraine concernsThe former top U.S. envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker tesitfied before three House committees on Thursday. CBS News Capitol Hill producer Rebecca Kaplan joined CBSN to explain what we learned from Volker's..
Trump told U.S. envoy that Ukraine was full of 'terrible people' who 'tried to take me down'Volker's opening statement to lawmakers offers a remarkable account of the tightrope that Volker walked in dealing with the president and Ukraine.
Read key text messages between diplomats on Trump, Ukraine presidentDemocrats released the text messages after Kurt Volker, who resigned from the Ukraine envoy post last week, testified Thursday.
Volker Gives New Details on Giuliani’s Role in Ukraine PolicyDuring private testimony, Kurt D. Volker, the special envoy, said Rudolph W. Giuliani rejected a generic anti-corruption statement Ukraine planned to release.
Messages Detail How U.S. Officials Pressured Ukraine on Trump’s BehalfOn Capitol Hill, President Trump’s former special envoy for Ukraine, Kurt Volker, gave a nine-hour deposition to House impeachment investigators behind closed...
Texts reveal Trump administration pressure on UkraineNewly released text messages reveal how much pressure the Trump administration put on Ukraine to investigate a company linked to former Vice President Joe Biden's son. Former U.S. special envoy to..
Disagreement follows Ukraine envoy interviewAn interview with diplomat Kurt Volker left Republicans and Democrats disagreeing over events in Ukraine Thursday before congressional investigators released text messages from diplomats. (Oct. 4)
Former special envoy to Ukraine testifies before House membersKurt Volker, a former special envoy to Ukraine, testified before House members behind closed doors. Volker has become a central figure in the Ukraine investigation because of his conversations with the..
Factbox: Portraits of Volker, four U.S. diplomats asked to testify in Trump impeachment inquiryFormer U.S. Ambassador to NATO Kurt Volker on Thursday became the first of five former and current U.S. diplomats to give a deposition to the congressional committees conducting an impeachment inquiry..
House Impeachment Investigators Question First Ukraine WitnessHouse aides met behind closed doors with Kurt D. Volker, the former special envoy for Ukraine, who resigned after being named in the whistle-blower complaint that touched off the inquiry.
What you need to know about Kurt Volker, Trump's ex-Ukraine envoy and first witness in impeachment inquiryVolker resigned from his post after it was revealed he helped Rudy Giuliani contact Ukrainian officials, including President Volodymyr Zelensky.
Kurt Volker: First witness testifies in Trump impeachment probeIn a phone call in July, Mr Trump pressed Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to work with his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani and Attorney General William Barr on efforts to investigate the Bidens...
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Trump lashes out at whistleblower and Democrats leading Ukraine investigationPresident Trump is stepping up his verbal and online attacks on the Democrats leading the investigation into his actions towards Ukraine. Today lawmakers hear testimony today from a key figure in the..
Former U.S. special envoy to Ukraine to testify in CongressFormer U.S. special envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker is set to testify to Congress behind closed doors Thursday. He was directly involved in U.S. activities with Ukraine before reigning Friday. CBS News..
What Kurt Volker, former special envoy to Ukraine, will have to explain in whistleblower hearingCBS News senior national security analyst Fran Townsend was homeland security adviser to President George W. Bush. She's on the board of trustees at the McCain Institute, where former U.S. special..
'Hostile questions' on tap for Kurt Volker, Trump's former special envoy for UkraineDiplomat Kurt Volker played a central role in connecting Rudy Giuliani with Ukrainian officials – a step critics say was highly inappropriate.