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Mulvaney, as Clouseau, Solves Mystery!

The acting chief of staff’s admission changes everything.
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Pompeo Trashes Impeachment Inquiry, Says Benghazi Probe Was Fairer

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attacked the House of Representatives’ impeachment inquiry in an interview with Politico on Friday, arguing that House Republicans’ probe of Benghazi treated the State Department better than Democrats’ current investigation. “They’re not letting State Department lawyers in the room,” he told Politico. “They have not let State Department lawyers be part of these hearings.” “That’s unheard of,” the secretary added. “I haven’t seen you all report that.” Democrats h...
Tags: News, White House, Politico, Ukraine, Hillary Clinton, House, House Of Representatives, State Department, Benghazi, Rudy Giuliani, State, Pompeo, Mike Pompeo, Impeachment, Subpoena, Matt Shuham


House GOP Leader Praises Mark Zuckerberg for Political Ads Policy

(Bloomberg) -- Facebook Inc. chief executive Mark Zuckerberg’s decision not to ban political ads that Democrats say are inaccurate drew praise from the top Republican in the House of Representatives Friday.Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy, a California Republican, said he appreciated Zuckerberg’s comments on Thursday that policing political speech would be undemocratic.“The idea of banning speech you might not like is nonsense, but sadly the mindset is creeping into places like college campuses an...
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Elijah Cummings’ Wife Says the Late Congressman Worked Tirelessly “Until His Last Breath”

The wife of Rep. Elijah Cummings says her husband worked tirelessly to represent his people, even up until his very “last breath” when he succumbed to longtime health complications at 68 years old. Cummings not only represented Maryland’s 7th District for more than two decades, but he also lived in the inner-city district impacted by poverty and crime up until his death early Thursday morning (Oct. 17). He was hospitalized last month and underwent some sort of medical procedure. According to a s...
Tags: Politics, News, Maryland, Obama, White House, United States, House Of Representatives, Jazz, Baltimore, Trump, House Oversight And Government Reform Committee, Elijah Cummings, Congressional, Donald J Trump, Cummings, Elijah E Cummings


Elijah Cummings, Powerful Democrat Who Investigated Trump, Dies at 68

A son of sharecroppers, he fought tirelessly for his hometown, Baltimore, and became a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Baltimore, Democratic Party, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, Congressional Black Caucus, United States Politics and Government, Deaths (Obituaries, Baltimore (Md, Elijah E


Turkey's Erdoğan"threw" Trump's threatening letter "in the bin"

After greenlighting Turkey's invasion of Kurdish-held Syria by evacuating U.S. troops, Trump realized Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan was making a fool of him and sent a bizarre letter his way. The letter promised to destroy the Turkish economy, saying "Don't be a tough guy. Don't be a fool!" and "Lets work out a great deal!", and containing various other vulgar Scorsese-esque threats. Erdoğan, reports the BBC, "threw it in the bin" and proceeded with his invasion of Kurdish lands. In a r...
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Elijah E. Cummings, Powerful Democrat Who Investigated Trump, Dies at 68

A son of sharecroppers, he fought tirelessly for his hometown of Baltimore and became a key figure in the impeachment investigation of President Trump.
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House lawyers: Trump trying to ‘obstruct his own impeachment’

Lawyers for the House of Representatives on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of trying to “obstruct his own impeachment” by claiming the authority to block his advisers from cooperating with congressional investigations. The allegation came in a stinging 66-page court filing as part of the House Judiciary Committee’s bid to secure testimony from former White House Counsel Don McGahn, whom Democrats consider to be the star witness in special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation. “A pr...
Tags: News, White House, House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Trump, House Judiciary Committee, Robert Mueller, Don McGahn, House General Counsel Douglas Letter


Trump’s Impeachment Blockade Crumbles as Witnesses Agree to Talk

After vowing not to cooperate with a “kangaroo court,” the president has largely failed to prevent current and former administration members from spending hours with Democrats seeking to impeach him.
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Democrats, Dream Big but Tell the Whole Truth

Big moves come with hitches. But that’s no reason not to go big and bold.
Tags: News, Senate, United States, House Of Representatives, Democratic Party, Law and Legislation, Health Insurance and Managed Care, Labor and Jobs, Presidential Election of 2020


UPDATE 3-Pelosi, Trump exchange 'meltdown' barbs over meeting on U.S. policy in Syria

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria withdrawal and showed no signs of having a plan to deal with a crisis there. Trump called Pelosi a "third-rate politician" and the meeting in the White House deteriorated into a diatribe, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer and House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer told reporters.
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House approves resolution opposing Trump's troop withdrawal

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution opposing the Trump administration's move to withdraw US forces from Syria. The vote was 354-60 with four members voting present.
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House approves resolution opposing Trump's Syria troop withdrawal

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution opposing the Trump administration's move to withdraw US forces from Syria. The vote was 354-60 with four members voting present.
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House approves resolution opposing Trump administration Syria troop withdrawal

The House of Representatives on Wednesday approved a resolution opposing the Trump administration's move to withdraw US forces from Syria. The vote was 354-60 with four members voting present.
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Elizabeth Warren was attacked from all sides in debate – and she barely batted an eye

Warren weathered attacks from opponents with patience, grace and an agility in her rhetoric that rivals that of a gymnast on a balance beam ‘The attention was almost all focused on one candidate.’ Photograph: John Minchillo/APOn Tuesday night, 12 candidates crammed on to the stage at Ohio’s Otterbein University. It was the first time that so many Democratic presidential hopefuls have shared the same stage on one night.But the attention was almost all focused on one candidate, the Massachusetts s...
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China warns against 'meddling' as US House passes bill backing Hong Kong protesters

China expresses ‘strong indignation’ over act, which was welcomed by Hong Kong pro-democracy leaders The US House of Representatives has passed a bill sought by pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong that aims to defend civil rights in the semi-autonomous territory, prompting an angry response from China.The Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act, which will now move to the Senate before it can become law, has drawn rare bipartisan support in a polarized Congress. Continue reading...
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Hong Kong protests: US lawmakers pass Human Rights and Democracy Act

The House of Representatives has thrown its weight behind Hong Kong's protesters.
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Nancy Pelosi: No need for House to hold formal vote on impeachment inquiry already under way

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced the House of Representatives would not hold a full vote to authorize an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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House approves bills supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

The House of Representatives sent a clear rebuke to Beijing and reaffirmed American support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon, as police have intensified crackdowns on protesters in the semiautonomous region in recent weeks.
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House approves bill supporting pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong

The House of Representatives sent a clear rebuke to Beijing and reaffirmed American support for pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong on Tuesday afternoon, as police have intensified crackdowns on protesters in the semiautonomous region in recent weeks.
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The Effort to Discredit the U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine

While fighting corruption in Ukraine, Marie Yovanovitch found herself at odds with forces loyal to President Trump — and then out of a job.
Tags: News, Ukraine, House Of Representatives, Trump, Foreign Investments, United States Politics and Government, Whistle-Blowers, Donald J, Impeachment, Washington (DC, Marie L, Marie Yovanovitch, Yovanovitch


Will Congress finally fulfill a 200-year-old promise to the Cherokee people?

Kimberly Teehee could become the Cherokee Nation’s first delegate to Congress – if Washington lets herThe 1835 Treaty of New Echota precipitated tens of thousands of Cherokee joining the infamous Trail of Tears – giving up their ancestral homes in the south-east, to trek to what is now Oklahoma.In a minor concession to the Cherokee people, buried within the treaty was a promise that the nation could appoint a delegate to the House of Representatives, to have at least some sort of say in the gove...
Tags: Congress, Washington, US news, US politics, House Of Representatives, Native Americans, US Congress, Oklahoma, Kimberly Teehee, New Echota


Hong Kong Police Officer Slashed in Neck as Violence Continues

(Bloomberg) -- A Hong Kong police officer was slashed in the neck by a protester as clashes continued following an escalation of violence earlier this month in demonstrations that began in June.Demonstrators spread out across 18 districts on Sunday in scattered, pop-up protests to pressure the government to meet their remaining demands, including the right to choose and elect their own leaders. Police said the officer suffered a neck wound after being attacked with a “sharp-edged” object in a su...
Tags: Hong Kong, News, Washington, China, Bloomberg, Beijing, Xi Jinping, Nepal, House Of Representatives, Shanghai, Donald Trump, Houston Rockets, Trump, CHAN, Liu, Carrie Lam




Trump impeachment: Esper indicates Pentagon will cooperate with inquiry

Secretary of defense cautions: ‘White House has a say as well’ Robert Reich: Trump is an international mobsterDonald Trump’s secretary of defense said on Sunday the Pentagon would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry, while cautioning that Trump may try to restrict his disclosure of information. Related: Trump calls Rudy Giuliani a 'great guy' as impeachment pressure mounts Continue reading...
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Trump impeachment: Esper indicates Pentagon will co-operate with inquiry

Secretary of defense cautions: ‘White House has a say as well’ Robert Reich: Trump is an international mobsterDonald Trump’s secretary of defense said on Sunday the Pentagon would cooperate with the House’s impeachment inquiry, while cautioning that Trump may try to restrict his disclosure of information. Related: Trump calls Rudy Giuliani a 'great guy' as impeachment pressure mounts Continue reading...
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The Democratic Debate Is Coming to Ohio, Where a Party Battle Is Already Underway

Morgan Harper is challenging Representative Joyce Beatty in a solid blue Ohio district, the latest front in the Democratic clash between left and far left.
Tags: News, House Of Representatives, Ohio, Democratic Party, Joyce Beatty, Justice Democrats, Columbus (Ohio, Morgan Harper


Impeachment Support Grows, but So Does the Public Divide

Americans are as divided over impeachment as they are over President Trump. But support for the Democrats’ inquiry is building even in places Mr. Trump won, and among politically crucial independents.
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