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* Trump ally: 'This thing will come to the Senate and die quickly' * Pompeo stokes Kansas Senate rumours with Twitter launchLindsey Graham will not try to "pretend to be a fair juror" should Donald Trump face an impeachment trial in the US Senate.Speaking at the Doha Forum in Qatar on Saturday, the
* Secretary of state's personal account tweets GoArmyBeatNavy * Trump henchman Pompeo is a former Kansas congressman * Linda Ronstadt to Pompeo: 'Stop enabling Trump'The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, launched a personal Twitter account on Saturday with simple message about the big football game
* Donald Trump lashed out of Time magazine honour * First lady had objected to public reference to son Barron * Opinion: Why is the president cyberbullying a 16-year-old girl? Melania Trump has been silent over her husband's attacks on Greta Thunberg after protesting a mention of her own son in an
Two months ago, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., was commanding support from about one-quarter of Democratic primary voters nationwide and seemed to be building a coalition that cut across demographics.While she remains a leading candidate, after a grueling autumn, polling averages show that her support
For the past 20 months, President Donald Trump has received free personal legal services from one of America's highest-paid lawyers, who has traveled around the country and across the ocean to defend him in the special counsel's inquiry and press Ukraine to investigate a political rival and unfounded
WASHINGTON -- With the House headed to a vote to impeach President Donald Trump next week, Sen. Mitch McConnell was working hand in hand with the White House to make plans for a Senate trial, a proceeding steeped in tradition and rules, but one fraught with political peril for vulnerable Republicans.Trump
Unusually high hopes among Democrats for Texas in 2020 are facing an unsettled post-Betomania landscape: a dozen Senate challengers and no clear frontrunner. Months into their campaigns, most candidates remain widely unknown, and even party faithful struggle to name more than few of their options against
Matt Bevin's fellow Republican state Senate President Robert Stivers called for the U.S. Attorney's Office to investigate the flurry of late pardons.
Former New York mayor and billionaire Mike Bloomberg is set to meet with several executive Wall Street influencers and mega donors on his home turf Thursday, ABC News has learned. Meanwhile, Bloomberg's team has been phoning donors and those on the "high-up" business world call list, asking
Centrists warn Corbyn defeat highlights the dangers of a progressive nominee.
The Pete Buttigieg campaign released its top bundlers on Friday evening, as it continues to open up its fundraising process to media scrutiny. Buttigieg released the names of 157 members of his "investors circle," each of whom has raised at least $25,000 for his campaign. Buttigieg is now the
By Rui Kaneya, Alexia Fernández Campbell and Jim Morris, Center for Public IntegrityThe Center for Public Integrity on Friday asked a federal judge to order the Trump administration to divulge information it is concealing about military aid to Ukraine.The action came hours after the House Judiciary Committee
GREENWOOD, S.C. -- The past three years have not been easy for the political fortunes or the emotional health of America's Democrats. To the extent they feel optimistic about anything, they have been waiting for the 2020 election in the way inhabitants of a storm-ravaged city might look toward the
Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin pardoned hundreds of people, including some convicted of homicide, on his final days in office.
President Donald Trump and China said they have a Phase One trade deal, including the cancellation of new tariffs on Chinese goods that had been scheduled for the weekend.
Top U.S. officials in the Trump administration are working to try and organize a visit by senior Ukrainian officials to tour American liquefied natural gas production facilities, according to two U.S. officials and three other individuals familiar with the matter.Washington has for months discussed the
Camera-ready celebrity lawyer Lisa Bloom-whose enthusiastic and lucrative work for accused sexual predator Harvey Weinstein two years ago reduced her sterling reputation to rubble-has been struggling in recent weeks to rebuild her public image as a champion of victimized women.The 58-year-old Bloom-who
The Senate majority leader boasted about stacking the courts with conservative judges under Trump.
Democratic White House hopefuls agree President Donald Trump must be defeated next year. Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Indiana, are locked in an increasingly acrimonious feud that threatens to change the tone of the Democratic primary. The tension was
Donald Trump is preparing to cancel tariffs on Chinese goods set to take effect Sunday and roll back existing duties amid signs of a new trade deal.
Donald Trump's reelection campaign and the Republican National Committee are targeting Democrats from districts that voted for the president in 2016.
A top defense official sexually harassed three female staffers before ultimately resigning from his post last April, according to a report from the Pentagon Inspector General's office released on Thursday. The official, Guy Roberts, was the assistant secretary of defense for nuclear, chemical and
Four Republican women running for Congress have launched the Conservative Squad, aimed at taking on progressives in D.C.
Former Kentucky Governor Matt Bevin issued a slew of pardons on his way out of office, granting relief to a convicted killer whose brother raised money for Bevin and another man who was convicted of a grisly murder in eastern Kentucky. Bevin, who lost to Democrat Andy Beshear last month in a close race
(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump on Thursday called for expanded access to childcare and family leave -- seeking to appeal to women voters by focusing on issues that Democratic challengers are emphasizing in their campaigns.Speaking at the White House, the president said families are struggling
But the Iowa debate, scheduled for Jan. 14, may be affected by a possible impeachment trial in the Senate.
WASHINGTON -- Arrests and deportations of unauthorized immigrants away from the U.S. border dropped this past year, according to government data released Wednesday, a sharp contrast to the "millions" of deportations that President Donald Trump promised this summer.Immigration and Customs Enforcement
COLUMBUS, Ohio -- Abby Cumming-Vukovic is going to be a state representative. You can quote her on that.She is 16, yes. She is a high school sophomore, yes. But she already has more than a decade of political engagement behind her, if you start with the 2008 canvassing trip she took in a wagon pulled
When it comes to the 2020 Democratic field, President Donald Trump's public rhetoric and put-downs often clash with his private assessments and concessions. Behind closed doors, he has repeatedly, if at times begrudgingly, praised what he sees as Sen. Bernie Sanders' (I-VT) populist acumen and large
China and the United States are in close communication on trade, its commerce ministry said on Thursday, declining to comment on possible retaliatory steps if Washington imposes more tariffs on Chinese goods this weekend. The United States is due to impose tariffs on almost $160 billion of Chinese imports
Rep. Val Demings gave a personalized speech about how her humble background propelled her to challenge the most powerful figure in the country.
Gearing up for an impeachment trial in the Senate, President Donald Trump and his top advisers are considering expanding his legal team and bringing on controversial attorney and professor Alan Dershowitz, multiple sources told ABC News. Dershowitz attended an event Wednesday at the White House and
Prosecutors claim Rudy Giuliani associate Lev Parnas misled them about how much money he has, and he should be jailed because he could try to flee.
President Donald Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen says his cooperation with authorities, Congress, should qualify him for lower prison term.
US President Donald Trump celebrated the Jewish festival of Hanukkah on Wednesday with a controversial change to the definition of Judaism -- a move that will allow clamping down on boycotts of Israel. "I will always stand with our treasured friend and ally the state of Israel," Trump told
WASHINGTON -- President Donald Trump plans to sign an executive order Wednesday targeting what he sees as anti-Semitism on college campuses by threatening to withhold federal money from educational institutions that fail to combat discrimination, three administration officials said Tuesday.The order
President Donald Trump has paid $2 million to eight charities as part of a settlement in which the president admitted he misused funds raised by the Donald J. Trump Foundation to promote his presidential bid and pay off business debts, the New York state attorney general said Tuesday.The foundation'
WASHINGTON -- On the day that House Democrats formally accused President Donald Trump of high crimes and misdemeanors, something unusual happened in the capital: Divided government actually started to work.Within minutes of announcing Tuesday that Democrats would charge Trump with abuse of power and
Thousands of students who took out federal loans to attend schools that lured them with fraudulent claims will still have to repay a portion of their debts, the Education Department said Tuesday -- a new attempt to water down a loan-forgiveness program that the department's leader has long deplored.The
President Donald Trump promised to rip up the North American Free Trade Agreement, or NAFTA, once he took office. Instead, he mostly patched it up.
Elizabeth Warren has intensified her first female president pitch. Down two women rivals and statistically wedged among a trio of men, the Massachusetts senator now finds herself as the Democratic primary's only female candidate to crack the top tier. And in recent weeks, she has embraced the possibility
The Justice Department's inspector general debunked claims by Trump that political bias played a role in the FBI's decision to launch Russia probe.
President Donald Trump reportedly plans to sign an executive order which will classify Judaism as a race or nationality instead of just a religion.
European shares fell on Wednesday as the deadline approached for new U.S. tariffs on Chinese goods, while two major central banks held policy meetings. U.S. President Donald Trump has only days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion in Chinese goods, a move that would exacerbate
The order, which has already sparked backlash online, will effectively interpret Judaism as a race or national identity, The New York Times reported.
U.S. President Donald Trump has days to decide whether to impose tariffs on nearly $160 billion (£124.71 billion) in Chinese consumer goods just weeks before Christmas, a move that could be unwelcome in both the United States and China. The White House's top economic and trade advisers, including Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer, Larry Kudlow, Peter Navarro, and Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin are expected to meet in coming days with Trump over that decision, one person briefed on the situation said. The way the tariffs are written, the Trump administration has to act, or else they automatically go into effect, trade experts said.
A federal judge on Tuesday issued a permanent injunction barring President Donald Trump's attempt to transfer $3.6 billion in military construction funds to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border. Judge David Briones, of U.S. District Court in El Paso, Texas, issued the injunction in a 21-page ruling
Not long after Donald Trump took to the stage at a rally in Hershey, Pennsylvania, on Tuesday night, the president launched into one of his biggest crowd-pleasers: pillorying the "deep state," particularly by performing fan-fic-style dialogue between the "FBI lovers" Lisa Page and Peter Strzok.It's a
Donald Trump lashed out at Democrats at a rally in Pennsylvania that came hours after House Democrats unveiled articles of impeachment against him.
The former British intelligence officer said in a statement released by his legal team on Tuesday that he was previously given "highly redacted" portions of Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report, which contained "numerous inaccuracies and misleading statements." Steele said
Fox News Channel host Jeanine Pirro issued a scathing criticism of the so-called "deep state" Saturday, during the "Opening Statement" segment of her | Clips
“That’s what happens when you improvise speeches in a second language. But of course I apologise if anyone misunderstood this,” she tweeted.
Left-wing actor and director Rob Reiner defended teenage climate alarmist Greta Thunberg, describing her as a "passionate caring champion for the survival of our planet."
Rep. Collin Peterson (D-MN) confirmed that he plans to vote against impeaching President Donald Trump over his contacts with Ukraine.
President Donald Trump ripped into the Fox News Channel over their planned interview with James Comey and Adam Schiff.
Hundreds of thousands of wreaths were laid at Arlington National Cemetery and nearly 1,600 additional locations across the U.S. Saturday.
McCarthy said Republicans think they can retake the House majority in 2020 by turning out millions of voters who backed Trump in 2016.
During Friday's Democratic Weekly Address, Representative Kim Schrier (D-WA) touted H.R. 3, the Elijah E. Cummings Lower Drug Costs Now Act, and stated | Clips
On Friday's "PBS NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks argued that DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz's report "vindicates" many of the | Clips
On Friday's "PBS NewsHour," New York Times columnist David Brooks stated that while he thinks President Trump committed an impeachable offense, the | Clips
Freshman Rep. Jeff Van Drew (D-NJ) is likely to switch parties after signaling his opposition to the impeachment of President Donald Trump.
President Donald Trump flipped the coin to start the Army vs. Navy football game on Saturday, as he personally attended the game.
Leaked government documents show that the government has planned to fly Islamic State extremists and their children back to Finland.
During an interview with CNN on Saturday, Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-SC) stated that he wants an impeachment trial in the | Clips
Florida high school students will likely be required to take a civics course in order to graduate. Republican Florida Governor Ron DeSantis was behind the push to mandate that Florida students have a basic civics education, and a bill mandating civics education is advancing through the state government.
Boris Johnson pledged Saturday to repay the trust of voters in the working-class heartland of northern England who rejected the Labour Party.
Boris Johnson’s historic victory in this week's U.K. national election could spell trouble for the more radical leftist Democrat candidates.
On Saturday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Up," former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden stated that the confrontation her husband, 2020 Democratic presidential | Clips
On Saturday's broadcast of MSNBC's "Up," former Second Lady Dr. Jill Biden defended her son, Hunter, by stating he "did nothing wrong, and that's the | Clips
A military veteran in Kalamazoo, Michigan, foiled a mass shooting Saturday morning by tackling the alleged gunman to the ground.
Donald Trump Jr. is calling on the conservative movement to take action by calling Democrats in Trump districts who are iffy on impeachment.
The Pensacola Navy base shooting suspect reportedly wrote "the countdown has started" on his social media accounts September 11, 2019.
Sen. Bernie Sanders on Friday retracted his endorsement of Cenk Uygur, the Young Turks founder vying for Katie Hill's congressional seat.
West Milford, New Jersey, is now a "Township Sanctuary" for Second Amendment rights.
The 9/11 and Kenya conspiracy theorists each had their own pithy, diminutive nicknames: "Truthers" and "Birthers," respectively. I'm proposing a new nickname: the "Rushers."
Every politician backed and campaigned for by anti-Brexit actor Hugh Grant lost their seat in Thursday's UK General Election.
Time's Person of the Year, Greta Thunberg, told a crowd in Italy that "we will make sure we put world leaders against the wall."
After next week's expected passage of articles of impeachment on the House floor, congressional Democrats could try to pass significant legislation related to health care to save face with the American public, according to Rep. Gary Palmer (R-AL). | Clips
Chaos erupted on the streets of London last night as anti-Brexit protestors violently clashed with police chanting "not my prime minister".
The National Health Service (NHS) will administer hormone blockers to a 12-year-old child said to have been born in the "wrong body".
Nigel Farage was attacked when he declared a "unilateral leave alliance", but his gamble paid off as Labour party was crushed at the polls.
On Friday's broadcast of CNN's "OutFront," Representative Lloyd Doggett (D-TX) stated that if Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) takes | Clips
While speaking with the Washington Post on Friday, 2020 Democratic presidential candidate South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg accused 2020 rival Senator | Clips
A Jamaican national convicted of murder is asking Andrew Cuomo for an executive pardon in order to avoid being deported from the U.S.
More than 2,500 dead Americans remain on the voter rolls in Detroit, Michigan, according to a federal lawsuit filed this week.
Democrats have recalled George Mason’s 18th century definition of impeachment but not that Mason’s definition was rejected at the time.
Former Vice President Joe Biden has slipped to a single-digit lead in South Carolina—a state he has dominated since launching his candidacy.
On Friday's broadcast of CNN's "The Situation Room," Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) said Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s (R-KY) coordinating with | Clips
The generation that has grown up hearing about manmade climate change is now shaping public policy, including pushing for a carbon tax.
On Sirius XM’s "The Dan Abrams Show," Fox News correspondent Geraldo Rivera said there was "probably" a quid pro quo between President Donald Trump and Ukraine President Volodymyr Zelensky. | Clips
A transgender Barnard professor mocks “conservatives” for missing that Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer is all about “queer” people.
(AP) — The Supreme Court said Friday it will hear President Donald Trump’s pleas to keep his tax, bank and financial records private.
Hunter Biden's wife is reportedly pregnant as her husband is locked in a nasty paternity case with his apparent baby's mother.
The UN COP25 summit featured poor countries blaming rich countries like the U.S. for creating climate change-induced natural disasters.
The White House on Friday said they expect the new phase one trade deal with China would be finished in the first week of January 2020.
President Donald Trump again congratulated British Prime Minister Boris Johnson on Friday after a historic election victory for his party.
The next Democrat debate is being threatened by a union labor dispute like the one that caused the venue to be moved once already.
Boris Johnson's dominant election victory in the U.K. this week is great news for the U.S., yet terrible news for the Democratic Party.
Obsessed "Star Wars" fans with sleeping bags and a portable movie projector have started camping outside Hollywood's Chinese Theatre, more than a week before the blockbuster begins playing.
A few House Democrats attended President Donald Trump's Congressional Christmas Ball on Thursday at the White House.