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Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 08:27 PM EDT

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry a 'Coup'

Trump Calls Impeachment Inquiry a 'Coup'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday escalated his attacks on Democrats' impeachment efforts, referring to the inquiry as a "coup," NBC News reported. "As I learn more and more each day, I am coming to the...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 07:56 PM EDT

Trump Administration, ACLU Spar Over Asylum Policies in Appeals Court

Trump Administration, ACLU Spar Over Asylum Policies in Appeals Court

Attorneys for the Trump administration and the American Civil Liberties Union sparred Tuesday before a federal appeals court on two major changes to the rules of asylum, a backwater topic in immigration...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 03:34 PM EDT

Pompeo Receives Italian Cheese Gift in Protest of Possible Tariffs

Pompeo Receives Italian Cheese Gift in Protest of Possible Tariffs

An Italian journalist handed U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo a piece of Parmesan Reggiano cheese to take back to President Donald Trump. The cheese is one of the products that could be affected by possible...

Wednesday, Oct 2, 2019 at 01:05 PM EDT

Pompeo Acknowledges Being on Call at Center of Trump Probe

Pompeo Acknowledges Being on Call at Center of Trump Probe

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo publicly acknowledged for the first time Wednesday he was on the July 25 phone call in which President Donald Trump pressed Ukraine’s president to investigate Democratic political...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 01:16 PM EDT

US Court: FCC Had the Right to Dump Net-Neutrality Rules

US Court: FCC Had the Right to Dump Net-Neutrality Rules

The Federal Communications Commission can dump rules that keep internet providers from favoring some services over others, but couldn't bar states like California from enacting their own prohibitions, a federal...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 10:06 AM EDT

Jimmy Carter, Oldest Living Ex-President, Turns 95

Jimmy Carter, Oldest Living Ex-President, Turns 95

Jimmy Carter is celebrating his 95th birthday, becoming the first U.S. president to reach that milestone as he continues his humanitarian work and occasionally wades back into politics and policy debates almost...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 06:02 AM EDT

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks With US Will Resume on Oct. 5

North Korea Says Nuclear Talks With US Will Resume on Oct. 5

A senior North Korean diplomat on Tuesday said North Korea and the United States have agreed to resume nuclear negotiations on Oct. 5 following a months-long stalemate over withdrawal of sanctions in exchange...

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 09:16 PM EDT

Pompeo Was on Trump-Ukraine Call at Center of Impeachment Inquiry

Pompeo Was on Trump-Ukraine Call at Center of Impeachment Inquiry

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo was on the July phone call where President Donald Trump asked his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate Joe Biden and his son, a senior State Department official told NBC News. The...

Monday, Sep 30, 2019 at 05:22 PM EDT

Trump Asked Australian PM to Help Investigate Mueller Probe

Trump Asked Australian PM to Help Investigate Mueller Probe

President Donald Trump sought help from the Australian prime minister to investigate the origins of former special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, a Justice Department official told NBC News...

Tuesday, Oct 1, 2019 at 11:39 AM EDT

House Democrats Subpoena Giuliani in Trump Impeachment Probe

House Democrats Subpoena Giuliani in Trump Impeachment Probe

At one end of Pennsylvania Avenue, the president raged about treason. At the other, the methodical march toward impeachment proceeded apace. Democrats on Monday subpoenaed Rudy Giuliani, the president's...

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