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Trump defender's fame rockets; so does her opponent's fundraising

Monday  22:55,   18 november 2019
reuters

President Donald Trump declared "a star is born" after Republican Representative Elise Stefanik strongly defended him during last week's impeachment hearings in Congress. But someone else also got a boost from Stefanik's new fame: her... >>>

McConnell still 'can't imagine' Senate will oust Trump in impeachment process

Monday  22:55,   18 november 2019
cincinnati

McConnell continues to hold the line when it comes to impeachment, saying he "can't imagine a scenario" in which the Senate would remove Trump.This comes the week after the U.S. House of Representatives began holding public hearings in the... >>>

A stock image was used to promote Pete Buttigieg’s plan for black America. The photo was taken in Kenya.

Monday  22:45,   18 november 2019
washingtonpost

The photo mix-up is just the latest controversy to erupt around the Douglass Plan since it was rolled out in July as part of Buttigieg’s effort to make inroads with black voters. While recent polling has shown Buttigieg surging toward the front of... >>>

Trump's impeachment ire turns on Pompeo amid diplomats' starring roles

Monday  21:55,   18 november 2019
nbcnews

Impeachment hearings have created a rift between the president and one of his staunchest allies in the administration.Trump has fumed for weeks that Pompeo is responsible for hiring State Department officials whose congressional testimony threatens... >>>

McConnell suggests House impeachment timing could push Senate trial to 2020

Monday  21:10,   18 november 2019
nbcnews

"It looks to me like the House is gonna be on this until Christmas," the Senate Majority Leader said Monday of the House's impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump."Well, all I can tell you at this particular point is it looks to me like... >>>

Powell tells Trump that Fed will remain nonpolitical at rare meeting

Monday  20:50,   18 november 2019
politico

Powell tells Trump that Fed will remain nonpolitical at rare meetingThe meeting, which also included Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin, came as the president has kept up his relentless attacks on Powell and the central bank, calling for interest... >>>

IRS whistleblower case advances as Senate staff probe whether political appointee meddled with audit of Trump or Pence

Monday  20:25,   18 november 2019
washingtonpost

Two Senate offices recently met with a whistleblower at the Internal Revenue Service. © Jacquelyn Martin/AP FILE - In this Feb. 26, 2019, file photo, Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, chairman of the Senate Finance Committee on Capitol Hill in... >>>

U.S. House panel agrees to 10-day hold in fight for Trump financial data

Monday  20:00,   18 november 2019
reuters

A House of Representatives committee on Monday told the U.S. Supreme Court it would agree to a 10-day hold - but not a longer delay - on a lower court ruling directing President Donald Trump's accounting firm to hand over his financial records... >>>

House Republicans ask Ron Johnson for info on Ukraine

Monday  20:00,   18 november 2019
cnn

House Republicans are asking a Republican senator who spoke to President Donald Trump and the US Ambassador to the European Union about the freezing of US security aid to Ukraine to provide information relevant to the Democrats' impeachment... >>>

Time and again, envoy’s Ukraine tale differs from others

Monday  19:45,   18 november 2019
msn

The witnesses who have testified publicly and privately in the House impeachment inquiry so far have generally told a consistent tale. Then there’s Gordon Sondland. Then there’s Gordon... >>>

House is investigating whether Trump lied to Mueller, its general counsel told a federal appeals court

Monday  19:45,   18 november 2019
washingtonpost

Appeals panel will hear argument over whether secrecy rules apply to a Hill committee. >>>

Yovanovitch receives standing ovation at DC jazz club after impeachment testimony

Monday  19:15,   18 november 2019
thehill

Marie Yovanovitch, the former ambassador to Ukraine, was greeted with a standing ovation from the crowd at a Washington, D.C. jazz club on Sunday night, days after her dramatic congressional testimony in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump. >>>

No deal on government funding as Thursday shutdown approaches

Monday  19:10,   18 november 2019
politico

Several issues are ensnaring a short-term spending fix.While neither the White House nor congressional leaders believe a shutdown will occur — especially as House Democrats move forward with an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump —... >>>

House investigating whether Trump lied to Robert Mueller

Monday  18:55,   18 november 2019
cnn

The House of Representatives is now investigating whether President Donald Trump lied to special counsel Robert Mueller in written answers he provided in the Russia investigation, the House's general counsel said in federal court Monday. © Getty >>>

The White Nationalist Websites Cited by Stephen Miller

Monday  18:21,   18 november 2019
nytimes

As a young Senate aide, Stephen Miller, President Trump’s chief immigration adviser, referred to the two sources while promoting his anti-immigration views, suggesting deeper intellectual ties to the world of white nationalism than previously known. >>>