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December 13, 2019 - 4:00 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear President Donald Trump’s appeal in three separate cases challenging subpoenas for his personal financial records. The justices issued the one-page order without explanation on Friday. Oral arguments will be scheduled in March 2020, with the cases...
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December 13, 2019 - 3:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Just about an hour after the House Judiciary Committee Friday approved two articles of impeachment against him, President Donald Trump accused them of "trivializing" the constitutional process for political gain. Before a meeting with Paraguay's president at the White House, Trump...
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December 13, 2019 - 2:50 pm
(NEW YORK ) -- In the wee hours of Friday morning, comedian Nick Cirarelli changed his Twitter profile photo, posing as a political campaign staffer for presidential candidate and philanthropist Michael Bloomberg. Cirarelli then tweeted a video of what appeared to be a sincere “campaign moment”...
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December 13, 2019 - 2:07 pm
(LOS ANGELES) -- Less than a week before the last Democratic primary debate of 2019, more than half of presidential candidates, including polling front-runners, former Vice President Joe Biden, Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, and Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders, who are all poised to appear on the...
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Britain's Prime Minister Boris Johnson waves after addressing the media outside 10 Downing Street in London, Friday, Dec. 13, 2019. Johnson's Conservative Party has won a thumping majority of seats in Britain's Parliament — a decisive outcome to a Brexit-dominated election that should allow Johnson to fulfill his plan to take the U.K. out of the European Union next month.(AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
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December 13, 2019 - 12:41 pm
LONDON (AP) — Prime Minister Boris Johnson pledged Friday to heal Britain's divisions over Brexit after his gamble on early elections rewarded him with a commanding majority in Parliament and a new mandate to take his country out of the European Union at the end of January. Johnson's promise to “...
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December 13, 2019 - 11:07 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats propelled President Donald Trump's impeachment toward a historic vote by the full U.S. House on Friday, as the Judiciary Committee approved charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. It's the latest major step in the constitutional and political storm that...
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December 13, 2019 - 8:54 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Judiciary Committee on Friday morning was set to vote on two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, before sending them to the full House for historic final votes next week. The committee is meeting after some 14 hours of bitter debate over the wording of...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
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December 13, 2019 - 6:18 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — There's a campaign going on in Washington that even the most garrulous members of Congress aren't eager to talk about: to be part of a team of uncertain size, with a risky mission, to be named by a leader who isn't talking about what she's looking for or when she'll decide...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, leaves as ranking member Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., seated right, speaks after adjournment following a marathon debate during a markup of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2019, in Washington. The House Judiciary Committee abruptly postponed a historic vote, shutting down a divisive 14-hour session that dragged with sharp partisan divisions but has been expected to end with the charges being sent to the full House for a vote next week. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
The Associated Press
December 13, 2019 - 6:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is expected to approve articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump on Friday after abruptly shutting down a 14-hour session late Thursday following a marathon slog through Republican amendments aimed at killing the charges. Approval of the...
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December 13, 2019 - 5:52 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration released heavily redacted documents Thursday evening that, without the redactions, would have been the first communications revealed between government agencies regarding aid money to Ukraine being held up. The Freedom of Information Act request, filed by...
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