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DOJ, Roger Stone at odds over showing ‘Godfather’ clip during trial

Friday  01:35,   18 october 2019
politico

The Justice Department and Roger Stone’s attorneys remain in a standoff over whether jurors should be shown a clip from “The Godfather, Part II” during the longtime Donald Trump associate’s upcoming trial. © Sait Serkan Gurbuz/AP Photo Roger Stone.... >>>

In Texas, Trump tries to rev up a base under pressure

Friday  01:35,   18 october 2019
politico

The Trump campaign feels confident the president will again win the state in 2020, according to two advisers close to the White House, even as Democrats make inroads in the vast urban areas and among state-held offices. But he could see the slimmest >>>

Survey: 54 percent Americans support Trump impeachment inquiry

Friday  01:35,   18 october 2019
thehill

A majority of Americans endorse House Democrats' decision to launch an impeachment inquiry into President Trump and his administration's dealings with Ukraine, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. The survey, which was... >>>

Sen. Mitt Romney raises a troubling theory about Trump and Turkey

Friday  01:20,   18 october 2019
washingtonpost

Romney suggested that Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan might have given Trump an ultimatum — and that Trump caved on withdrawing from Syria.But while that line will get a lot of play, there’s something else Romney said that shouldn’t escape... >>>

How Elijah Cummings' unexpected death could affect the impeachment inquiry

Friday  00:45,   18 october 2019
usatoday

New York Democrat Carolyn Maloney takes over as chair of the House Oversight and Reform Committee and will play a key role in the impeachment inquiry.Cummings, who served as chairman of the powerful House Oversight and Reform Committee, will be... >>>

Poll: Biden, Warren support remains unchanged after Democratic debate

Friday  00:35,   18 october 2019
thehill

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Sen. Elizabeth Warren's (D-Mass.) support remained virtually unchanged after Tuesday's Democratic primary debate, according to a new Morning Consult survey.The poll, which was conducted on Wednesday,... >>>

Trump's Doral resort to host next G-7 summit, as White House defends choice

Friday  00:35,   18 october 2019
foxnews

After months of speculation, acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney announced on Thursday that next year’s G-7 meeting will be held at President Trump’s resort in Doral, Florida between June 10 and 12. The decision to hold the G-7 meeting... >>>

Ex-special ops commander: 'Our republic is under attack from the president'

Friday  00:25,   18 october 2019
thehill

Former Adm. William McRaven (Ret.) argued in an op-ed Thursday that President Trump is "destroying" the United States, warning that the future of the country is "in peril" if Trump is not removed from office.McRaven, former commander of U.S. Special >>>

'Climate change will not be on the agenda' of next G-7, White House says

Friday  00:25,   18 october 2019
news.yahoo

While scientists continue to warn that climate change poses an existential threat to the planet, President Trump won’t be talking about it at next year’s G-7 summit at one of his Florida golf resorts. “Climate change will not be on the agenda,”... >>>

McConnell tees up government funding votes amid stalemate

Thursday  23:55,   17 october 2019
thehill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) is turning the Senate toward trying to pass a set of long-stalled appropriations bills. "Congress has fallen badly behind schedule on appropriations. It's been a month since my Democratic colleagues >>>

House leaders offer tributes from floor to Elijah Cummings

Thursday  23:55,   17 october 2019
thehill

Top lawmakers from both parties paid tribute on the House floor Thursday to House Oversight Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-Md.), a longtime lawmaker respected by members of both parties whose death was announced earlier in the day.Majority Leader Steny >>>

House Democrats call five more Trump officials to testify in impeachment inquiry

Thursday  23:42,   17 october 2019
nbcnews

House lawmakers are focused on officials who could have more insight into how the Trump administration made decisions about Ukraine.The move underscores the brisk pace of the inquiry as lawmakers focus on other officials who could have insight into... >>>

The Latest: 2 plead not guilty in Giuliani-associate probe

Thursday  23:42,   17 october 2019
msn

Two businessmen have pleaded not guilty to conspiring with associates of Rudy Giuliani to make illegal campaign contributions. David Correia and Andrey Kukushkin made a federal court appearance Thursday afternoon in Manhattan. They are among four... >>>

'This is corruption, plain and simple': Democrats and media respond to G-7 being held at Trump resort

Thursday  23:41,   17 october 2019
washingtonexaminer

Democrats and members of the media slammed President Trump after his acting chief of staff announced the G-7 summit would be held at Trump National Doral. © Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc."Hosting a major foreign... >>>

Energy Chief Perry Tells Trump He Plans to Leave Post Soon

Thursday  23:41,   17 october 2019
bloomberg

Perry, one of the administration’s original cabinet secretaries, enjoyed good rapport with Trump. He has recently come under scrutiny in the House impeachment inquiry over his discussions with Ukraine. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function >>>