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'Complicated things': Trump impeachment lawyer scolds him for tweeting about Roger Stone case

Monday  06:15,   17 february 2020

A Trump impeachment defense lawyer chided the president for tweeting his congratulations to Attorney General William Barr for "taking charge" of the case against his longtime associate Roger Stone. © Provided by Washington ExaminerAttorney Robert... >>>

Trey Gowdy: John Durham looking at 'three important things'

Monday  05:20,   17 february 2020

U.S. Attorney John Durham is reviewing "three important things" in his inquiry into the origins of the Russia investigation, according to an appraisal by former Rep. Trey Gowdy. The South Carolina Republican gave his best-guess assessment of the... >>>

Trump attends Stephen Miller's wedding at Trump International Hotel

Monday  05:05,   17 february 2020

President Trump on Sunday attended the wedding of senior adviser Stephen Miller at the president's hotel in Washington, D.C., according to the White House.weather.He"The President is at Trump International Hotel for the wedding of Mr. and Mrs.... >>>

Trump speaks with Turkey's Erdogan amid growing tensions in Syria

Monday  05:05,   17 february 2020

President Trump spoke with Turkey's president on Saturday just days after U.S. forces clashed with Syrian government forces near an area where Turkish forces are attempting to resettle thousands of Syrian refugees. © UPI Photo Trump speaks with... >>>

Ted Cruz takes aim at Alabama vasectomy bill: 'Yikes'

Monday  05:05,   17 february 2020

Sen. Ted Cruz took aim at legislation recently introduced in Alabama by a state representative that would, if passed, make it mandatory for certain men to get vasectomies - a bill that comes in response to legislation passed last year that seeks to... >>>

Campaigns warn of chaos ahead of the Nevada caucuses

Monday  04:16,   17 february 2020

As aides seek answers on how things will work, volunteers and experts warn of technology glitches.LAS VEGAS —With the Nevada caucuses days away, campaign officials and Democratic activists are increasingly alarmed that they might prove a debacle as... >>>

Meet the Person Who Tweeted “It’s Lis,’ a Nigerian Man Who Is Not Lis Smith

Monday  03:10,   17 february 2020

Slate got in touch with Chinedu, the man behind the (now-deleted) account in question, @easychinedu. After video chatting with Chinedu (who asked us not to use his last name so that he might attempt to salvage some degree of privacy) and asking him... >>>

Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony

Monday  02:05,   17 february 2020

Senators are reviving the fight over the whistleblower complaint at the center of the months-long impeachment effort against President Trump. © Bonnie Cash Senate braces for fight over impeachment whistleblower testimony With Trump's trial in the... >>>

Rival Democrats accuse Bloomberg of trying to 'buy' election

Monday  01:45,   17 february 2020

With the Nevada caucuses less than a week away, Democratic presidential candidates campaigning Sunday were fixated on a rival who wasn't contesting the state. Bernie Sanders, Joe Biden and Amy Klobuchar all targeted billionaire Mike... >>>

Warren faces pressure to revive fighter persona after 'unity' pitch falls flat

Monday  01:30,   17 february 2020

So far, primary season contenders vying to unite the left and middle have flopped. Heading into Nevada, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is gambling she can break that streak.WASHINGTON — Beto O'Rourke tried it. Kamala Harris tried it. Cory... >>>

Steyer foundation mulling SC investments - after the primary

Monday  00:55,   17 february 2020

Ahead of this month’s crucial South Carolina primary, the wife of presidential candidate Tom Steyer that the foundation she runs is interested in considering an investment proposal from one of the state’s largest black church congregations. But she... >>>

Judge sets Tuesday phone hearing in Roger Stone case

Monday  00:55,   17 february 2020

The judge handling the criminal case that set off a white-hot, national political controversy last week — the prosecution of President Donald Trump's longtime adviser Roger Stone — has ordered both sides to take part in a telephone hearing... >>>

Bloomberg surpasses $400M in ad spending for 2020 race

Monday  00:20,   17 february 2020

Michael Bloomberg has spent more than double his nearest Democratic presidential primary rival on campaign ads. © Provided by Washington ExaminerData from political ad tracker Kantar/CMAG shows the former New York City mayor spent roughly $417.7... >>>

Campaigns hope early caucusing in Nevada could help avoid Iowa's chaos

Sunday  23:40,   16 february 2020

Nevada hopes to avoid Iowa's caucus chaos, the Democratic candidates compete to tie themselves closest to Barack Obama, the President's controversial move to pay for his border wall, and much more in this week's Inside Politics... >>>

2020 Democratic presidential primary hopefuls take aim at red Texas as Super Tuesday looms

Sunday  23:40,   16 february 2020

Texas, long a reliably Republican state, is hosting Democratic presidential candidates as the state threatens to turn purple for the 2020 election.Texas – long a reliably Republican state and historically neglected by Democratic presidential... >>>