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  • Virginia Nov 26, 2019

    Virginia Governor Asks Lawmakers to Focus on Budget ‘Equity'

    Virginians are split over whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign over a photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page showing people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe, a new Washington Post-Schar poll shows.

  • Virginia Nov 26, 2019

    Poll: Virginians Split Over Whether Gov. Northam Should Resign

    Virginians are split over whether Gov. Ralph Northam should resign over a photo on his 1984 medical school yearbook page showing people in blackface and a Ku Klux Klan robe, a new Washington Post-Schar poll shows.

  • Donald Trump Nov 17, 2019

    Trump Emissary Ties President Closer to Ukraine Pressure

    Gordon Sondland, President Donald Trump’s emissary to the European Union, had a message when he met with a top Ukrainian official. Sondland said vital U.S. military assistance to Ukraine might be freed up if the country’s top prosecutor “would go to the mike and announce that he was opening the Burisma investigation,” a U.S. official told lawmakers. Burisma is the...

  • Donald Trump Nov 8, 2019

    AP Fact Check: Trump Assails a Process He Swore to Uphold

    President Donald Trump and his allies are crying foul over an impeachment process firmly rooted in the Constitution they swore to uphold. Trump is also assailing the lawyer for the whistleblower at the heart of the impeachment inquiry. He accurately noted the attorney’s expressions of hostility to his presidency while overlooking how the lawyer was a thorn in Hillary Clinton’s...

  • Donald Trump Nov 4, 2019

    Trump, Who Would Only Answer Written Questions, Says That's Not Good Enough for Whistleblower

    The whistleblower who raised alarms about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and touched off the Democratic-led impeachment inquiry is willing to answer written questions submitted by House Republicans, the person’s lawyer says. But President Trump says that’s not good enough. Trump himself refused to provide anything but written answers in response to limited questions during the special counsel’s investigation...

  • Donald Trump Nov 4, 2019

    Democrats Prep for Open Hearings, Seek Bolton Testimony

    For only the fourth time in U.S. history, the House of Representatives has started a presidential impeachment inquiry. House committees are trying to determine whether President Donald Trump violated his oath of office by asking Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden and his family, and to investigate the country’s involvement in the 2016 U.S. presidential election.

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Former White House Adviser Strongly Objected to Ukrainian Ambassador's Ouster: Source

    Fiona Hill, a former White House adviser on Russia, told House impeachment investigators behind closed doors Monday that she had strongly and repeatedly objected to the ouster earlier this year of former ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch, according to a person familiar with the testimony. Yovanovitch testified Friday that President Donald Trump pressured the State Department to fire her. Hill...

  • Donald Trump Oct 15, 2019

    Mike Bloomberg Keeps Talking to Allies About Running for President as Joe Biden Struggles Against Elizabeth Warren

    Mike Bloomberg might end up running for president, after all. Bloomberg, the billionaire former mayor of New York, has indicated to associates in recent weeks that Joe Biden’s recent struggles against Sen. Elizabeth Warren are making him rethink his decision to stay out of the 2020 Democratic primary. That’s according to people familiar with the discussions who spoke on condition...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    Ambassador Sondland to Testify ‘No Quid Pro Quo' Denial Came From Trump

    A U.S. ambassador is expected to tell Congress that his text message reassuring another envoy that there was no quid pro quo in their interactions with Ukraine was based solely on what President Donald Trump told him, according to a person familiar with his coming testimony in the impeachment probe. Gordon Sondland, Trump’s hand-picked ambassador to the European Union, is...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    US Pulling Out of Northern Syria; Full Withdrawal Possible

    The United States appears to be heading toward a full military withdrawal from Syria amid growing chaos, cries of betrayal and signs that Turkey’s invasion could fuel a broader war. Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that President Donald Trump had directed U.S. troops in northern Syria to begin pulling out “as safely and quickly as possible.” He did not...

  • Donald Trump Oct 14, 2019

    What's Next in the Impeachment Inquiry as Congress Returns

    Congress is returning from a two-week recess on Tuesday, but some lawmakers barely left Washington. Three House committees investigating impeachment worked through the break, issuing multiple subpoenas and holding depositions with State Department officials relevant to the inquiry. Democrats are investigating President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine and exploring whether he abused his office by seeking dirt from a foreign...

  • Donald Trump Oct 9, 2019

    White House Vows Total Halt to Impeachment Probe Cooperation

    The White House declared Tuesday it will halt any and all cooperation with what it termed the “illegitimate” impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress. Trump attorneys sent a lengthy letter to House leaders bluntly stating White House refusal to participate in the inquiry that was given a boost by last week’s...

  • Donald Trump Oct 7, 2019

    WH: American Troops to Pull Out of Syria for Turkey

    The White House says Turkey will soon move troops into northern Syria as U.S. troops withdraw. Kurdish fighters who remain in the region to help the U.S. push ISIS out of Syria are calling the move a betrayal. The Turkish government regards the Kurds as terrorists, raising fears about their fate.

  • Donald Trump Oct 7, 2019

    2nd Whistleblower Comes Forward on Trump-Ukraine Call

    A second whistleblower with “first-hand knowledge” has come forward with information about President Trump’s controversial July phone call with the president of Ukraine. The White House is dismissing the new development, saying “It doesn’t matter how many people decide to call themselves whistleblowers…It doesn’t change the fact that [President Trump] has done nothing wrong.”

  • Donald Trump Oct 7, 2019

    Depositions and More: What to Watch on Impeachment This Week

    House Democrats are marching forward with their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, with more depositions coming this week. Democrats are moving quickly to interview key witnesses and lock down information as they explore the question of whether the president compromised national security or abused his office by seeking dirt on a political rival from a foreign country. The probe...

  • NBC NEWS Sep 16, 2019

    Omar Defends Comments After Criticism From 9/11 Mourner

    Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn., sought on Sunday to clarify a comment she made about the September 11th terror attacks after one mourner referenced the remark during a memorial event this week, NBC News reports. “9/11 was an attack on all Americans,” Omar told CBS’s “Face the Nation.” “It was an attack on all of us. And I certainly could not...

  • Donald Trump Aug 26, 2019

    Trump Sends Mixed Messages to China on Trade War

    Injecting fresh uncertainty at a time of global economic jitters, President Donald Trump sent mixed messages Sunday on the U.S.-China trade war as leaders at a global summit pushed the unpredictable American president to ease frictions over tariffs and cooperate on other geopolitical challenges. Trump’s head-snapping comments at the Group of Seven summit about his escalating trade fight with China...

  • Donald Trump Aug 20, 2019

    US Reps Omar, Tlaib Discuss Israeli Ban

    Democratic Reps. Ilhan Omar and Rashida Tlaib sharply criticized Israel on Monday for denying them entry to the Jewish state.

  • Donald Trump Aug 19, 2019

    Trump Dismisses Worries of Recession, Says Economy Is Strong

    President Donald Trump dismissed concerns of recession on Sunday and offered an optimistic outlook for the economy after last week’s steep drop in the financial markets. “I don’t think we’re having a recession,” Trump told reporters as he returned to Washington from his New Jersey golf club. “We’re doing tremendously well. Our consumers are rich. I gave a tremendous tax...

  • Donald Trump Jun 20, 2019

    Primos Se Queman Por Jugar Con Fuegos Artificiales

    CIA Director Mike Pompeo’s nomination for secretary of state is seeing a wall of opposition from Democratic senators as Republican lawmakers warn their colleagues not to reject Trump’s pick. Sen. Rand Paul, R-Kentucky, also declined to support Pompeo’s nomination.

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