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Former US special envoy to Ukraine leaving McCain Institute


October 6, 2019

PHOENIX (AP) — Kurt Volker, the special envoy to Ukraine who stepped down amid the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, said Monday he's also leaving his job as the head of the McCain Institute.

Arizona State University, which hosts the McCain Institute for International Leadership at its building in Washington, said Volker will also be on paid leave from other duties at the university.

ASU spokesman Brett Hovell refused to say what those duties are or why Volker has been suspended.

The institute is named for the late Sen. John McCain and oversees programs focused on national...

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