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Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:09 PM EDT

Trump Clashes With Dems During Syria Meeting

Trump Clashes With Dems During Syria Meeting

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi walked out of a meeting with President Donald Trump after Trump had what Democrats described as a meltdown. The meeting took place after the House voted to condemn Trump's unilateral...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:07 PM EDT

AP Fact Check: Trump Muddles Facts on US Syria Withdrawal

AP Fact Check: Trump Muddles Facts on US Syria Withdrawal

President Donald Trump muddled the facts Wednesday on America's withdrawal from Syria and the conditions on the ground there, as he distanced himself and the U.S. from the ongoing Turkish invasion into...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:48 PM EDT

'Don't Be a Tough Guy': Trump's Letter to Erdogan

'Don't Be a Tough Guy': Trump's Letter to Erdogan

President Donald Trump wrote Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan an extraordinary letter warning him not to be "a tough guy" or "a fool" as his forces launched their attack on northern Syria, a White House official...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 09:35 PM EDT

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Trump Dismisses Syria Concerns; Dems Walk Out of WH Meeting

Washing his hands of Syria, President Donald Trump declared Wednesday the U.S. has no stake in defending the Kurdish fighters who died by the thousands as America's partners against IS extremists. Hours...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 05:00 PM EDT

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Trump Rule May Mean 1 Million Kids Lose Automatic Free Lunch

Nearly a million children could lose their automatic eligibility for free school lunches under a Trump administration proposal that would reduce the number of people who get food stamps. The U.S. Department of...

Thursday, Oct 17, 2019 at 08:05 AM EDT

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

Former Pompeo Aide Testifies; Senate Talks Impeachment Trial

The swift-moving impeachment probe pushed onward Wednesday as a former top State Department aide testified that the Trump administration's politicization of foreign policy contributed to his resignation,...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 11:27 AM EDT

Parents of British Teen Killed in Crash With Diplomat's Wife Reject Trump Offer to Meet Her

Parents of British Teen Killed in Crash With Diplomat's Wife Reject Trump Offer to Meet Her

The family of a British teenager killed in a wrong-way crash involving the wife of an American diplomat said President Donald Trump dropped a "bombshell" during a meeting at the White House, revealing that...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 07:44 AM EDT

Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

Fact Check: Dems Debate on Guns, Syria, Health Care

A dozen Democrats seeking the presidency tussled Tuesday night in a debate packed with policy, flubbing some details in the process. Several gave an iffy explanation of why they're not swinging behind a bold...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 02:27 AM EDT

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Ocasio-Cortez, Omar Endorse Bernie Sanders for President

Democratic Reps. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and Ilhan Omar are endorsing Bernie Sanders for president. The Sanders campaign confirmed the backing of two members of "The Squad" on Tuesday. The endorsements are a...

Wednesday, Oct 16, 2019 at 01:08 AM EDT

Tom Steyer: Climate Change, 'Number One Issue,' Left Out of Debate

Tom Steyer: Climate Change, 'Number One Issue,' Left Out of Debate

After Tuesday's Democratic presidential debate, candidate Tom Steyer commented that climate change, his campaign's number one priority, was left entirely out of the debate. "The impeachment discussion...

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