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Poll: Voters largely unswayed by House Dems’ push for impeachment

Over the past few months, House Democrats have been building support for impeachment within the caucus. But they haven’t brought the American people with them. Even as nearly two-thirds of ...

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House Democrats unveil impeachment probe parameters

President Donald Trump’s attorneys would be permitted to review some of Congress’s impeachment-related evidence under a set of procedures unveiled Monday by the House Judiciary Committee, part of a plan ...

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Trump lawyers ask judge to dismiss suit for president’s tax returns

President Donald Trump’s lawyers asked a federal judge Friday to dismiss House Democrats’ lawsuit seeking to force him to turn over his federal tax returns. In a filing this evening, ...

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O’Rourke calls out lawmakers after Odessa shooting: ‘This is f-cked up’

After a gunman in west Texas killed five people and injured more than 20 in Midland and Odessa Saturday, White House hopeful and former Texas lawmaker Beto O’Rourke said that, ...

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Pelosi, Schumer call on McConnell to take up background check bill after Texas shooting

Senate Minority Leader Charles Schumer and Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to take up legislation that would expand background checks on gun purchases following a ...

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Trump impeachment push gets important new ally

Ben Ray Luján is the highest-ranking House Democrat to support an impeachment investigation. The push to remove the president from office gained momentum on Monday after the No. 4 House ...

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Nancy Pelosi warns cuts in foreign aid could jeopardize budget deal

Speaker Nancy Pelosi is warning the Trump administration that a White House proposal to cut billions of dollars in foreign aid could imperil a recent two-year budget agreement. Before leaving ...

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Trump: Israel shouldn’t let Omar, Tlaib visit country

Shortly after Trump’s tweet, reports emerged that Israel would deny entry to the two U.S. congresswomen. It was unclear if the decision came before or after Trump’s tweet. Israel Prime ...

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Biden: ‘White supremacy is wrong, but it’s not a mental illness’

Former Vice President Joe Biden pushed back Monday evening on President Trump ’s characterization of mental illness as the cause of an El Paso, Texas, mass shooting over the weekend. ...

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Judge orders to come up with a compromise in fight over Trump’s state tax returns

A federal judge on Monday ordered lawyers for President Donald Trump, House Democrats and New York state to try to come up with a compromise in a fight over the ...

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