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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.... >>>

Adam Schiff Signals ‘Bribery’ Charge for Trump’s Impeachment: Founders Understood It as ‘Breach of the Public Trust’

Wednesday  02:15,   13 november 2019
mediaite

House Intelligence Chair Adam Schiff strongly signaled that Democrats would focus their impeachment case against President Donald Trump around a “bribery” charge. According to audio in a new NPR interview, Schiff argued that the Founders had a... >>>

This Is the Lawyer Doing the Questioning for House Republicans in Public Impeachment Hearings

Wednesday  02:00,   13 november 2019
lawandcrime

With the impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump set to begin airing live on every major cable news station in the nation tomorrow, the vast majority of viewers will likely be laying their eyes on attorney Steve Castor for the very... >>>

House Democrats circulate memo rebutting GOP impeachment defense

Wednesday  02:00,   13 november 2019
thehill

House Democrats circulated an internal memo Tuesday rebutting Republican talking points in defense of President Trump as the lower chamber's impeachment investigation ramps up into a public phase on Wednesday.The document, which was obtained by... >>>

Watchdog report on Russia probe nears public release

Wednesday  01:45,   13 november 2019
msn

 The Justice Department's watchdog is nearing the release of its report on the early stages of the FBI's Russia investigation, a document likely to revive debate about a politically charged probe that shadowed President Donald... >>>

Democrats’ impeachment lawyer cut his teeth prosecuting mobsters, Wall Street cheats

Wednesday  01:45,   13 november 2019
washingtonpost

Daniel Goldman will lead witness questioning during the hearings that begin Wednesday.Daniel S. Goldman spent a decade as an assistant U.S. attorney in Manhattan, a jurisdiction known for its tough, high-profile cases. He left that job in 2017 to... >>>

Trump Claims Ivanka 'Created 14 Million Jobs' But Only 5.5 Million Have Been Created During His Presidency

Wednesday  01:35,   13 november 2019
newsweek

Job growth under President Donald Trump has been weaker than expected and he has created 1.5 million fewer jobs than his predecessor Barack Obama, Department of Labor figures show.The president credited his daughter, who has been promoting the... >>>

Late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings' wife announces bid for his Baltimore seat

Wednesday  01:35,   13 november 2019
reuters

The wife of the late U.S. Representative Elijah Cummings, who played a key role in House Democrats' impeachment inquiry until his death last month, formally launched a bid on Tuesday for his congressional seat in Baltimore. Maya Rockeymoore... >>>

'No truth whatsoever': Nikki Haley denies rumors that she’s gunning for Pence's position

Wednesday  01:00,   13 november 2019
washingtonexaminer

Nikki Haley dismissed rumors that her book tour is a thinly veiled vice-presidential bid to replace Mike Pence on President Trump’s 2020 ticket. © Provided by MediaDC: Washington Newspaper Publishing Company, Inc.On Tuesday, former Republican... >>>

White House stresses 'hearsay' in witness testimony ahead of public impeachment hearings

Wednesday  01:00,   13 november 2019
thehill

The White House is seeking to undercut the accounts of three witnesses who have testified in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry, attacking their claims about President Trump's contacts with Ukraine ahead of this week's public hearings.In >>>

New poll shows Buttigieg in the lead in Iowa. Can he win it all?

Wednesday  00:35,   13 november 2019
news.yahoo

Reminder: There are 85 days until the Iowa caucuses and 359 days until the 2020 election. When Pete Buttigieg, the 37-year-old openly gay mayor of the fourth-largest city in Indiana, announced his presidential campaign in April, was the longest of... >>>

Democrats warn State Dept against punishing individuals who testify in impeachment hearings

Wednesday  00:10,   13 november 2019
thehill

A group of Senate Democrats is urging top State Department officials to commit that individuals who testify as part of the House impeachment inquiry hearings won't face retaliation over their remarks.Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations... >>>

Trump Muddies Impeachment Timeline

Tuesday  23:40,   12 november 2019
factcheck.org

President Donald Trump continues to muddle the timeline of events to falsely suggest that the White House release of a memo summarizing his July phone call with the president of Ukraine silenced whistleblowers and contradicted Democratic leaders.... >>>