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GOP memo outlines party's plan to defend Trump ahead of public hearings

Tuesday  15:35,   12 november 2019
foxnews

Top Republicans serving on panels involved in the impeachment inquiry penned a memo to GOP members on those committees outlining "key points of evidence."The memo to the GOP members of the House Intelligence Committee, House Oversight Committee and... >>>

Behind Trump’s Dealings With Turkey: Sons-in-Law Married to Power

Tuesday  13:25,   12 november 2019
nytimes

Behind President Trump’s accommodating attitude toward Turkey is an unusual back channel: a trio of sons-in-law who married into power and now play key roles in connecting Ankara with Washington. One, Turkey’s finance minister, is the son-in-law of... >>>

Clinton criticizes UK government for blocking Russian report

Tuesday  12:30,   12 november 2019
msn

Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton says she's "dumbfounded" the U.K. government has failed to release a report on Russian influence in British politics as the country prepares for national elections. © Provided by The Associated... >>>

Meet the witnesses: Diplomats start off impeachment hearings

Tuesday  09:25,   12 november 2019
msn

Diplomats and career government officials, they're little known outside professional circles, but they're about to become household names testifying in the House impeachment inquiry.The witnesses will tell House investigators — and Americans >>>

Feud Between Trump Advisers Underscores a White House Torn by Rivalries

Tuesday  06:15,   12 november 2019
nytimes

President Trump’s chief of staff and former national security adviser clashed in court on Monday. Two new books describe how top aides to the president secretly plotted to circumvent him. And nearly every day brings more testimony about the deep... >>>

Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, widow of Baltimore Rep. Elijah Cummings, will seek his seat in Congress

Tuesday  05:15,   12 november 2019
msn

Maryland Democratic Party Chairwoman Maya Rockeymoore Cummings, the widow of U.S. Rep. Elijah Cummings, is running for her husband’s seat, arguing Monday she is the best option to carry out his legacy and continue his vision. “I am, of course,... >>>

Trump approval among women hits lowest point in more than a year: poll

Tuesday  05:15,   12 november 2019
thehill

President Trump's approval rating with women has sunk to its lowest point in more than a year, according to a Hill-HarrisX poll released on Monday.The new nationwide survey found that just 37 percent of women said they approve of the job Trump... >>>

Rex Tillerson denies he tried to undermine Trump, says Nikki Haley was ‘rarely present’ at meetings

Tuesday  03:15,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

The former secretary of state refuted Haley’s claims contained in a new book and says he remains proud of his tumultuous time in the Trump... >>>

Republicans shrug off growing evidence, stand with Trump against impeachment

Tuesday  03:15,   12 november 2019
washingtonpost

The public phase of the House impeachment inquiry will test the unity of the GOP, which has so far backed the party leader.As they prepare to hold the first open impeachment hearings this week, Democrats had hoped to peel off Republican support from >>>

Mulvaney to file separate suit to fight impeachment subpoena

Tuesday  02:15,   12 november 2019
thehill

Mick Mulvaney, President Trump's acting chief of staff, told a federal judge that he is withdrawing from his effort to join a former White House aide's lawsuit against House Democrats and intends to file his own case in an effort to fight a... >>>

Mulvaney withdraws motion to join lawsuit over congressional testimony after pushback

Tuesday  01:50,   12 november 2019
abcnews.go

Mick Mulvaney just filed a notice of withdrawal of his motion to join the Kupperman lawsuit. The notice states Mulvaney's intention to refile as a separate related case.The original lawsuit, filed by Dr. Charles Kupperman was in response to a... >>>

White House struggles to get in sync on impeachment

Tuesday  01:40,   12 november 2019
thehill

A White House that has repeatedly struggled to get in sync is sending messages of disharmony days before the first televised public impeachment hearings, which are expected to highlight the divide in the administration over President Trump's... >>>

Democrats release three new transcripts as part of impeachment inquiry

Tuesday  01:30,   12 november 2019
thehill

House Democrats released three new transcripts Monday as they charge closer towards the open hearing phase of their impeachment inquiry later this week.The release included the transcript of Laura Cooper, top Defense official who oversees Ukraine,... >>>

Cooper testimony highlights Defense Dept. concerns over aid holdup, transcript shows

Tuesday  01:10,   12 november 2019
foxnews

Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense Laura Cooper testified last month that the Trump administration was pushing Ukraine to issue a statement disavowing any efforts to influence U.S. elections -- but she stopped short of saying that officials... >>>

'Signs of concern': What Laura Cooper told impeachment investigators

Tuesday  01:10,   12 november 2019
politico

Laura Cooper, the deputy assistant secretary of defense for Russia and Ukraine, told impeachment investigators in a deposition made public Monday that President Donald Trump’s abrupt hold on military aid to Ukraine sent all corners of the Trump... >>>