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Kurt Volker, the former executive director of the McCain Institute and former U.S. envoy to Ukraine, told the House Intelligence Committee that he was not aware of efforts to get the Ukrainians to investigate the family of former Vice President Joe Biden. National Security aide Tim Morrison looks on.

Former McCain Institute Executive Director Kurt Volker told the House Intelligence Committee Tuesday that he was unaware of any efforts to get the Ukrainian government to interfere in U.S. politics in exchange for military aid. Read more»

United States House of Representatives chamber

President Trump repeatedly said his July 25 phone call with the Ukrainian president was “perfect,” and a simple reading of the “transcript” is all that’s needed to evaluate the impeachment probe. But congressional testimony has revealed key pieces of information beyond that conversation. Read more»

McCain Institute Director Kurt Volker speaks at an event in the Ukraine in February.

Three days after he told staff at the McCain Institute that he was still their executive director, Kurt Volker resigned Monday because his role in a House impeachment inquiry “risks becoming a distraction” to the work of the institute. Read more»

McCain Institute Executive Director Kurt Volker at an event in Ukraine earlier this month. Volker was U.S. special envoy to Ukraine until last week, when he resigned after a whistleblower raised concerns about the White House’s dealings with that country.

Kurt Volker is still serving as executive director of ASU's McCain Institute, after resigning as U.S. special envoy for Ukraine when his name surfaced last week in a whistleblower’s report on President Trump’s dealings with that country. Read more»

Gov. Doug Ducey speaks to the crowd gathered for “Steering Arizona’s Future in International Waters,” moderated by Kurt Volker, former U.S. ambassador to NATO and executive director of the McCain Institute.

Gov. Doug Ducey on Monday said he supports the Trans-Pacific Partnership because the trade policy will make Arizona more competitive in the business world. Read more»

Phoenix Police Lt. James Gallagher and researcher Dominique Roe-Sepowitz present findings on the correlation between the Super Bowl and sex trafficking.

A study of advertising placed during the recent Super Bowl in New Jersey suggests the volume of sex trafficking that will occur when the event comes to Arizona in 2015 will likely exceed the ability of any one law enforcement agency to address. Read more»