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Giuliani pens op-ed slamming 'unprecedented' impeachment inquiry

Wednesday  05:35,   13 november 2019
thehill

Rudy Giuliani, President Trump's personal attorney, penned an op-ed published Tuesday slamming the House's "unprecedented" impeachment investigation.The op-ed, which comes a day before the House holds its first public hearings in the... >>>

Two Impeachments, but Two Radically Different Accusations

Wednesday  05:35,   13 november 2019
nytimes

The room was charged with electricity the day the House Judiciary Committee opened public hearings into whether to impeach the president of the United States. It felt like the whole world was watching. It felt like the whole world was on edge. It... >>>

The Man Trump Trusts for News on Ukraine

Wednesday  05:20,   13 november 2019
nytimes

WASHINGTON — In weeks of closed-door testimony, American officials who worked in Ukraine kept circling back to the work of one journalist, John Solomon, whose articles they said appeared to have considerable currency with President Trump’s inner... >>>

Tom Cotton's only Democratic rival quits race in Arkansas

Wednesday  04:55,   13 november 2019
thehill

The only Democrat who filed papers to challenge Sen. Tom Cotton (R-Ark.) next year abruptly ended his campaign on Tuesday just hours after the filing deadline passed.In a statement posted to Facebook and Twitter, Democratic candidate Josh Mahony... >>>

What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Donald Trump and WikiLeaks

Wednesday  04:55,   13 november 2019
politico

Buried amid days of blasphemy and bombast were quieter new details that collectively showed Trump and his aides discussed WikiLeaks with Stone months earlier than anyone has acknowledged. The revelations have immediately raised questions about... >>>

Assessing the Impeachment Defenses Offered by Trump and his Allies

Wednesday  04:45,   13 november 2019
nytimes

President Trump and his supporters have tried out a variety of talking points defending his attempts to press the Ukrainian government to open investigations that would benefit him politically. As the public phase of the House’s impeachment inquiry... >>>

Congress prepares to avert shutdown Nov. 21 with another short-term spending bill

Wednesday  04:20,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

The House and Senate plan to pass legislation to extend government funding until Dec. 20, which is around when the House is likely to be voting on impeachment.The new stopgap spending bill, expected to come up for votes next week, would last through >>>

At donor dinner, Giuliani associate said he discussed Ukraine with Trump, according to people familiar with his account

Wednesday  04:05,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

After Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman told the president that they thought the U.S. ambassador to Ukraine was unfriendly to him, Trump immediately suggested firing her, people familiar with Parnas’s account said.In an exclusive suite known as the Trump... >>>

Movie nights, baseball, phone calls: How Trump is boosting GOP unity in impeachment inquiry

Wednesday  03:50,   13 november 2019
usatoday

President Donald Trump has been working to keep congressional Republicans united, inviting them to high-profile events and movie nights.In every direction from his box seat at the World Series last month, as the Washington Nationals faced off... >>>

Democrats face make-or-break moment on impeachment

Wednesday  03:40,   13 november 2019
thehill

Democrats have reached a make-or-break moment on impeachment. For the first time, Democrats will bring their impeachment inquiry to the American public on Wednesday as they seek to showcase the most damaging testimony about President Trump's... >>>

House Intel announces additional witnesses for public impeachment hearings

Wednesday  03:15,   13 november 2019
politico

House Intel announces additional witnesses for public impeachment hearingsChairman Adam Schiff announced that next Tuesday the panel will hear from Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence; Lieutenant Colonel Alexander Vindman, who... >>>

Pro-Trump conservatives are getting trolled in real life by a far-right group

Wednesday  02:50,   13 november 2019
nbcnews

Groypers, as they call themselves, fuse online political extremism with stunts at conservative events.One day earlier, Rep. Dan Crenshaw, R-Texas, was asked a series of questions about Israel at a question-and-answer session at an Arizona State... >>>

From 'Anonymous,' key excerpts from inside Trump White House on Putin, Pence, Hillary

Wednesday  02:50,   13 november 2019
usatoday

Key excerpts from "A Warning," a book by an anonymous senior administration official about President Trump and his administration.Some key... >>>

The real reasons Democrats want open impeachment hearings

Wednesday  02:50,   13 november 2019
vox

“The importance of public hearings is to make the case to the American people,” a Democratic lawmaker said.And yet House Democrats are holding public hearings this week — prolonging the investigation and, crucially, a vote on whether or not to... >>>

Hillary Clinton says 'many, many, many people' want her to join 2020 Democratic primary

Wednesday  02:25,   13 november 2019
foxnews

Hillary Clinton continued to stir speculation on Tuesday that she could make a late entry into the 2020 Democratic presidential primary, saying “many, many, many people” are pressuring her to consider a third run for the White House.... >>>