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Biden and Sanders atop 2020 Democratic primary field, Monmouth poll finds

Biden and Sanders atop 2020 Democratic primary field, Monmouth poll finds

Former Vice President Joe Biden and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders continue to hold the top two spots in the Democratic 2020 primary field, while Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren is in third place, a new Monmouth University poll released Tuesday finds. Biden is at 26% and Sanders is at 21%, according to the poll. Warren’s support…MORE

Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial

Growing divide between Trump and McConnell over impeachment trial

President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell are both looking ahead to the Senate impeachment trial, but there is a growing divide between the two over what that trial should look like, CNN has learned. In conversations with the White House, the Kentucky Republican has made clear he hopes to end the trial…MORE

Trump to meet Moscow’s top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Trump to meet Moscow’s top diplomat amid impeachment probe

Russia’s top foreign diplomat is in Washington for high level meetings, setting up the extraordinary spectacle of Moscow consulting with President Donald Trump after House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against the President over his dealings with Ukraine, a country Moscow invaded and is at war with. The House impeachment inquiry is examining Trump’s efforts…MORE

Bloomberg says Trump would ‘eat alive’ the current Democratic field

Bloomberg says Trump would ‘eat alive’ the current Democratic field

Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg said Tuesday that he thinks President Donald Trump would “eat alive” his fellow Democratic primary candidates, citing what he says is their lack of relevant experience and preparation for the race. The comments from Bloomberg, the former mayor of New York whose late entry into the race frustrated some of…MORE

Federal court halts Trump administration changes to fee waiver for citizenship

Federal court halts Trump administration changes to fee waiver for citizenship

A federal district court on Monday blocked changes the Trump administration made to the fee waiver process for citizenship from continuing to take effect. The judge issued a nationwide injunction in the case, which is the latest court ruling to halt a Trump administration immigration initiative and another legal setback for the way the administration…MORE

Democrats announce new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement with White House

Democrats announce new US-Mexico-Canada trade agreement with White House

House Democrats and the White House have reached a deal to advance President Donald Trump’s renegotiated North American Free Trade Agreement after months of negotiations for changes on Democratic priorities, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced on Tuesday morning. “There is no question of course that this trade agreement is much better than NAFTA,” Pelosi said…MORE

Republican Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida will not seek reelection in 2020

Republican Rep. Ted Yoho of Florida will not seek reelection in 2020

Florida Republican Rep. Ted Yoho announced on Tuesday he will not seek another term, saying he will “pass the baton onto a new generation” and honoring his campaign promise not to serve more than four terms. Yoho represents Florida’s 3rd District and is serving his fourth term. He is a member of the House Foreign…MORE

The single most absurd moment in Monday’s impeachment hearing

The single most absurd moment in Monday’s impeachment hearing

In the course of the House Judiciary Committee’s 10-hour impeachment hearing, there were lots of frustrating moments and plenty of odd scenes. But one moment stood out to me for its pure absurdity — an exchange between Democratic counsel Barry Berke and Republican lawyer Stephen Castor about former Vice President Joe Biden. Here it is:…MORE

Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

Democrats unveil two articles of impeachment against Trump

House Democratic leaders announced Tuesday they will bring two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, charging him with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress to set in motion the third impeachment of a US president in history. The announcement of impeachment articles marks the culmination of an intense, fast-moving investigation into the President’s…MORE

So, does Donald Trump think his FBI director is in the ‘deep state’ now too?

So, does Donald Trump think his FBI director is in the ‘deep state’ now too?

On Monday, the Inspector General’s office within the Department of Justice released its long-awaited report on the origins of the FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election — a report that broadly rejected President Donald Trump’s conspiracy theory that the whole thing was a “deep state” conspiracy to keep him from office.…MORE

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