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Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 04:23 PM EDT

Trump Blames 'Phony Emoluments Clause' for Scrapped G-7 Plan

Trump Blames 'Phony Emoluments Clause' for Scrapped G-7 Plan

President Donald Trump on Monday defended his original decision to host the 2020 G-7 summit of world leaders at his private resort in Miami, blaming what he called the "phony" emoluments clause of the U.S....

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 03:32 PM EDT

House Dems Zero in on 'Abuse of Power' in Impeachment Probe

House Dems Zero in on 'Abuse of Power' in Impeachment Probe

House Democrats are zeroing in on a framework for their impeachment case against President Donald Trump that will center on a simple “abuse of power” narrative involving the president's actions regarding...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 09:07 AM EDT

Romney Admits Running Fake Twitter Account 'Pierre Delecto'

Romney Admits Running Fake Twitter Account 'Pierre Delecto'

Sen. Mitt Romney, R-Utah, confirmed late Sunday that he is behind an anonymous Twitter account under the pseudonym "Pierre Delecto" that he's used to be a "lurker" on social media for most of the past decade....

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 06:40 PM EDT

Fractious Brexit Saga to Continue in Parliament, Courts

Fractious Brexit Saga to Continue in Parliament, Courts

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson is still at odds with Parliament over how to break the Brexit impasse, and the European Union is considering Johnson's halfhearted request for a delay to the Oct. 31...

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 06:57 PM EDT

Donald Trump Jr.: Provocateur, Master Preacher for Father

Donald Trump Jr.: Provocateur, Master Preacher for Father

The shout of "2024!" from the crowd was unmistakable. It stopped Donald Trump Jr. cold. President Donald Trump's eldest son had been in the midst of a humor-laced screed in which he decried Joe Biden as too old...

Monday, Oct 21, 2019 at 07:27 AM EDT

Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

Mulvaney's Missteps Draw Scrutiny From Trump Allies

For Mick Mulvaney, the hits just keep on coming. First, President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff stirred up a tempest by acknowledging that the administration had held up aid to Ukraine in part to prod...

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 04:15 PM EDT

Caught Up in Trump Impeachment, US Diplomats Fight Back

Caught Up in Trump Impeachment, US Diplomats Fight Back

Three years of simmering frustration inside the State Department is boiling over on Capitol Hill as a parade of current and former diplomats testify to their concerns about the Trump administration's unorthodox...

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 03:10 PM EDT

California Relishes Role as Liberal Trendsetter, Trump Foe

California Relishes Role as Liberal Trendsetter, Trump Foe

The Democrats who rule California took on homegrown tech giants Uber and Lyft over their workforces, convinced some of the world’s biggest automakers to buck the president on fuel emissions and passed a law that...

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 10:15 PM EDT

US Defense Chief in Afghanistan for Firsthand Look at War

US Defense Chief in Afghanistan for Firsthand Look at War

Mark Esper sought a firsthand assessment Sunday of the U.S. military's future role in America's longest war as he made his initial visit to Afghanistan as Pentagon chief. Stalled peace talks with the Taliban and...

Sunday, Oct 20, 2019 at 07:13 AM EDT

Boris Johnson Faces Frenzied Week as Brexit Deadline Nears

Boris Johnson Faces Frenzied Week as Brexit Deadline Nears

British Prime Minister Boris Johnson faces a frenzied week of activity in Parliament, and possibly in the courts, as he tries to woo rebellious lawmakers in time to meet the Oct. 31 Brexit deadline. Johnson has...

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