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US Rep. Elijah Cummings of Baltimore has died

Thursday  13:15,   17 october 2019
msn

BALTIMORE (AP) — Maryland Rep. Elijah E. Cummings died early Thursday at Johns Hopkins Hospital due to complications from longstanding health challenges, his congressional office said. A sharecropper's son, Cummings became the powerful chairman >>>

‘Squad’ members not ‘all in’ on Sanders endorsement -- at least not yet

Thursday  12:30,   17 october 2019
foxnews

One day after reports emerged that the group of far-left House Democrats planned to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, it seemed only one of them – Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn. – was officially aboard the Bernie Bus.One day after reports emerged >>>

Individuals tied to Giuliani probe to appear before judge in NY court

Thursday  12:15,   17 october 2019
abcnews.go

Individuals with ties to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy Giuliani are expected to appear before a judge in the Southern District of New York on Thursday .Individuals with ties to President Donald Trump's personal attorney Rudy... >>>

Dems storm out of Syria meeting with Trump: 'We have to pray for his health'

Thursday  11:05,   17 october 2019
foxnews

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer announced at a news conference outside the White House on Wednesday that they had just walked out of a meeting with President Trump on Syria... >>>

Trump Lashes Out on Syria as Republicans Rebuke Him in House Vote

Thursday  11:05,   17 october 2019
nytimes

President Trump faced off against both parties in Congress on Wednesday in an extraordinary confrontation over his decision to abandon America’s Kurdish allies as the vast majority of House Republicans joined Democrats to condemn his policy in an... >>>

Meltdown? Nancy Pelosi teases Donald Trump after he posts picture of confrontational White House meeting

Thursday  10:15,   17 october 2019
usatoday

After a tense day between Capitol Hill lawmakers and the White House, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi found a way to have a little fun.President Donald Trump tweeted a photo of a group in a meeting at the White House, with Pelosi standing at the table,... >>>

Why Pete Buttigieg’s moment could last well past the debate

Thursday  08:20,   17 october 2019
bostonglobe

The Indiana mayor has the money, the staff, the data, and the endorsements to rapidly expand his reach. He had $23.4 million in the bank at the end of last month, more than twice what Biden did. He has hundreds of people on staff.The 37-year-old’s... >>>

McConnell tells Senate Republicans to be ready for impeachment trial of Trump

Thursday  07:20,   17 october 2019
washingtonpost

The Senate majority leader said that the trial could begin as soon as Thanksgiving and that the Senate would likely meet six days a week.An air of inevitability has taken hold in Congress, with the expectation Trump will become the third president... >>>

Peter Navarro, a Trump adviser, appears to have made up expert he regularly quoted

Thursday  06:01,   17 october 2019
cnn

In his 2011 book "Death by China," President Donald Trump's senior adviser Peter Navarro quoted a China hawk named "Ron Vara" to prove his point on the threat posed by Beijing to the American economy. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

Trump’s Impeachment Blockade Crumbles as Witnesses Agree to Talk

Thursday  06:01,   17 october 2019
nytimes

The White House’s trenchant declaration to House impeachment investigators last week was unequivocal: No more witnesses or documents for a “totally compromised kangaroo court.” But just a week later, it has become clear that President Trump’s... >>>

Perry Called Giuliani at Trump's Direction on Ukraine Concerns

Thursday  05:45,   17 october 2019
online.wsj

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he sought out Rudy Giuliani this spring at President Trump’s direction to address Mr. Trump’s concerns about Ukrainian corruption, a sign of how closely the president’s personal lawyer worked with the administration... >>>

Two-Person Race? Moderates, and Bernie Sanders, Say Not So Fast

Thursday  05:45,   17 october 2019
nytimes

For months, the Democratic presidential race has seemed to move inexorably toward a confrontation between former Vice President Joseph R. Biden Jr. and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts. As Ms. Warren gathered financial support and strength... >>>

Lawmakers, social media users praise photo of Pelosi confronting Trump

Thursday  05:31,   17 october 2019
thehill

Lawmakers and other social media users took to Twitter on Wednesday evening to praise House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) after President Trump tweeted a photo of her standing up at a contentious meeting with Democratic leaders in Congress and... >>>

Trump Rages at Pelosi, Mattis, ISIS Escapees, and Communists During ‘Meltdown’ in White House Meeting

Thursday  05:05,   17 october 2019
thedailybeast

President Donald Trump invited Democratic Party leaders to the White House on Wednesday and proceeded to have what those leaders described as a “meltdown” in front of them. Before the lawmakers left early, Trump managed to rail against communists,... >>>

Senate to try to override Trump emergency declaration veto Thursday

Thursday  04:50,   17 october 2019
thehill

The Senate on Thursday will attempt to override President Trump's veto of a resolution nixing his emergency declaration on the border wall. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) set up a veto override vote for Thursday at 1:45 p.m., as... >>>