U.S. Sen. Cory Gardner (R-CO) remains silent on whether President Donald Trump withheld military assistance to Ukraine — a country actively fighting a Russian-backed insurgency — to try to force an investigation into a political rival, but during a hearing today on the U.S. policy toward Russia, Gardner called Russian President Vladimir Putin a “thug” and urged the State Department to officially list the country as a “state sponsor of terror.”
Gabriella Novello is a D.C.-based journalist covering Colorado's congressional delegation. She received her bachelor's degree in journalism from American University's School of Communications with a minor in health promotion and interned with USA TODAY Sports. In addition to the Colorado Times Recorder, Gabriella is an election integrity fellow with WhoWhatWhy. Reach her on social media @NOVELLOGAB.
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WASHINGTON –– Senate Democrats plan to force a vote on a resolution of disapproval to stop President Donald Trump from diverting funds from military construction projects to build a wall along the southern border.