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News : Politics

Trump anger cost Joseph Maguire the job of director of national intelligence

Friday  19:55,   21 february 2020

The briefing cost the acting director of national intelligence, Joseph Maguire, a shot at the permanent DNI job, current and former officials said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Trump dismisses intelligence official’s assessment of Russian preference for him as Democratic ‘hoax’

Friday  19:15,   21 february 2020

In a morning tweet, the president said Democrats were engaged in a “misinformation campaign” as fallout continued from a classified congressional briefing.President Trump on Friday dismissed the assessment of a senior U.S. intelligence official that >>>

Trump says he is considering four candidates for intelligence chief

Friday  18:50,   21 february 2020

President Trump says that he is considering four individuals to serve as his next Director of National Intelligence."Four great candidates are under consideration at DNI," Trump tweeted Friday... >>>

Latino Voters Could Decide the 2020 Election, Starting with Nevada

Friday  18:40,   21 february 2020

"The propensity for the Latino vote to identify and ultimately select who will be the next president of the United States is strong," the founding executive director of UCLA's Latino Politics and Policy Initiative said. Your browser does not... >>>

2020 Democratic contenders plead for cash after draining their accounts

Friday  17:45,   21 february 2020

Facing a big-spending billionaire, Democratic presidential contenders lean into the money race, even if that means opening the door to super PACs.The Democratic presidential contenders are racing to refill their campaign coffers — following costly... >>>

A day away from caucuses without their candidate, some in the Yang Gang aren’t ready to move on

Friday  17:10,   21 february 2020

“I still believe in his vision,” said one Andrew Yang supporter.Yes, her 2020 presidential candidate was dropping out nine days into the primaries, and yes, he’d notched a dismal 2.8 percent in New Hampshire. But she couldn’t help noticing that... >>>

Trump says he's considering Doug Collins for DNI post; GOP rep says not interested

Friday  16:05,   21 february 2020

Rep. Doug Collins said that while he's humbled by the possible offer, he is focused on running for Senate and would not accept the job. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

The GOP’s new 2020 strategy: Invoke President Sanders

Friday  14:07,   21 february 2020

Trump and Republicans are suffering in the suburbs. But they're confident voters there will view Bernie as worse.Republicans up and down the ballot are already casting their Democratic rivals as socialist puppets who would remake the economy in... >>>

NBC News/WSJ poll: Sanders gains ground on Biden with black voters nationally

Friday  13:20,   21 february 2020

As the Democratic primary battle turns to states with more racial diversity than the first two nominating contests in Iowa and New Hampshire, newly released data from the NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll finds that Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders now... >>>

Warren's next challenge: Maintain post-debate momentum

Friday  13:11,   21 february 2020

Elizabeth Warren enters the final stretch before Saturday's Nevada Democratic caucus with a new and enviable but nonetheless critical mission: capitalizing on a standout performance during Wednesday's presidential debate.The Massachusetts... >>>

In Nevada, caucusgoers are torn between who they believe can beat Trump and who they believe in

Friday  08:55,   21 february 2020

Democrats in the state want to oust Trump. They also want health care. The two impulses often collided at the ballot box.Clark, 52, a tour bus driver, said she wanted her first-choice candidate in the Nevada Democratic caucuses to be someone who... >>>

Trump considering Doug Collins as nominee for director of national intelligence

Friday  07:55,   21 february 2020

President Trump on Thursday said he is considering Rep. Doug Collins (R-Ga.) to serve as director of national intelligence.Trump told reporters aboard Air Force Once while traveling to Nevada from a Colorado campaign rally that Collins is among the... >>>

Trump says Roger Stone has 'very good chance of exoneration' in Las Vegas

Friday  07:45,   21 february 2020

President Trump blasted Roger Stone's treatment by the criminal justice system, the Justice Department and the jury forewoman in the GOP operative's trial Thursday in a blistering address in front of an audience in Las Vegas, saying Stone... >>>

Pelosi: Trump politicized intel community after Russia election briefing

Friday  07:30,   21 february 2020

Her remarks came after the New York Times reported that the House Intelligence Committee received a that Russia planned to interfere in the 2020 elections."American voters should decide American elections — not Vladimir Putin. All Members of... >>>

Democrats big money pledges give way to reality of 2020 race

Friday  07:30,   21 february 2020

Many Democratic presidential candidates launched their campaigns last year with bold pledges to reject help from super PACs and dark money groups. But as the realities of a tough primary fight sink in, those promises are fading away. Elizabeth... >>>