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Donald Trump impeachment inquiry: White House says 'no' to Nancy Pelosi. China says 'no' to Joe Biden probe

The Democrats' impeachment inquiry of President Trump suffered a setback when the State Department blocked a key witness from going before Congress.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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'This means war:' News outlets explain standoff between White House and Congress

A version of this article first appeared in the "Reliable Sources" newsletter.
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House Gets FBI Interviews From Mueller Probe: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- The Justice Department said it’s turned over to the House Judiciary Committees FBI reports on interviews of 17 people in response to a court order to produce still-secret materials from Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe.Here are the latest developments:House Gets FBI Interviews From Mueller Probe (8:34 p.m.)The Justice Department said it has handed over FBI interview notes on the following people: Chris Christie, Michael Cohen; Rick Dearborn; Uttam Dhillon; John Kelly;...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, European Union, Joe Biden, Ukraine, Fbi, House, Graham, State Department, Nancy Pelosi, John Mccain


Melania Trump breaks ground on White House tennis pavilion in midst of impeachment inquiry

First lady Melania Trump stuck to her own agenda Tuesday, announcing the construction of a new tennis pavilion on the White House grounds.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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White House expected to announce exit from 'Open Skies' arms control treaty

The Trump administration is expected to soon announce that it plans to exit the "Open Skies" treaty, a US official tells CNN, a move that has already drawn condemnation from Democrats in Congress.
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White House expected to announce exit from 'Open Skies' treaty

The Trump administration is expected to soon announce that it plans to exit the "Open Skies" treaty, a US official tells CNN, a move that has already drawn condemnation from Democrats in Congress.
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Melania breaks ground on new tennis pavilion at White House

First lady Melania Trump announced on Tuesday afternoon that she had -- ceremonial shovel in hand -- marked the start of construction for a new White House tennis pavilion on the South Lawn.
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Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump’s Bluff

The White House refused to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry, calling it "unconstitutional."
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Nancy Pelosi Calls Trump’s Bluff: ‘You Are Not Above The Law’

The White House refused to cooperate with the impeachment inquiry.
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Why Democrats aren't planning a vote on impeachment inquiry

The latest standoff between House Democrats and the Trump administration over the testimony of State Department officials has the White House questioning in a new letter sent Tuesday why the House is not voting to authorize a formal impeachment inquiry.
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White House vows total halt to impeachment probe cooperation

The White House declared Tuesday it will halt any and all cooperation with what it termed the "illegitimate" impeachment probe by House Democrats, sharpening the constitutional clash between President Donald Trump and Congress.
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What Ellen DeGeneres' critics get totally wrong

The actor and ex-President Bush may still be on opposite sides when it comes to LGBTQ issues or any one of the litany of issues Bush decided during his eight years in the White House, writes LZ Granderson. But clearly, they found common ground in treating each other with respect at a football game. What's the problem?
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Melania Trump breaks ground on new tennis pavilion at White House

First lady Melania Trump announced on Tuesday afternoon that she had -- ceremonial shovel in hand -- marked the start of construction for a new White House tennis pavilion on the South Lawn.
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White House Declares War on Impeachment Inquiry, Claiming Effort to Undo Trump’s Election

President Trump’s lawyer denounced the House investigation as an illegitimate exercise, and declared that the executive branch would not participate.
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After Killing Teen in U.K., Runaway Wife of U.S. ‘Spy’ Provokes Diplomatic Crisis

Justice4Harry FacebookHarry Dunn was an outgoing 19-year-old, a skilled motorcyclist with a twin brother and four other siblings who happened to be driving through the valley just outside the Royal Air Force base in Croughton, England, on the evening of Aug. 27, when Anne Sacoolas crested the hill in her Volvo XC90 luxury SUV. Sacoolas, the 42-year-old wife of an American who worked at the important intelligence gathering facility, had only been in the U.K. for three weeks. She pulled out of the...
Tags: Facebook, London, News, Washington, White House, Angela Merkel, Virginia, Britain, Royal Air Force, United Kingdom, Edward Snowden, DMV, Harry, Boris Johnson, State Department, Cia


White House says it will not comply with impeachment inquiry – as it happened

Eight-page letter to House Democratic leaders claims investigation is effort to overturn 2016 electionSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.11am BST Here’s a recap of today: 12.55am BST Secretary of state Mike Pompeo has announced visa restrictions on Chinese officials suspected of being involved in “a highly repressive campaign against Uighurs, ethnic Kazakhs, Kyrgyz, and other members of Muslim minority groups in the Xinjiang Uighur Autonomous Region (Xinjiang).” Ear...
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Democrats Demand Envoy Testimony on Oct. 16: Impeachment Update

(Bloomberg) -- Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, on Tuesday canceled his scheduled testimony before House impeachment investigators looking into President Donald Trump’s activities involving Ukraine.Here are the latest developments:Democrats Demand Envoy’s Testimony on Oct. 16 (6:14 p.m.)Three House committees issued a subpoena demanding that Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, appear for testimony on Oct. 16 and produce records from his personal...
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White House Says It Won’t Cooperate With Impeachment Inquiry Citing ‘Lasting Institutional Harm’

The White House on Tuesday wrote a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the chairmen of three Democratic committees informing House Democrats that the Trump administration does not intend to cooperate with the "unconstitutional" impeachment inquiry against President Trump."You have designed and implemented your inquiry in a manner that violates fundamental fairness and constitutionally mandated due process," White House counsel Pat Cipollone wrote in the eight-page letter.The White House law...
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Melania Trump breaks ground on White House tennis pavilion

WASHINGTON (AP) — It will be game, set and match at the White House. Melania Trump has announced construction of a tennis pavilion on the south grounds that she says will provide a “functional recreational area for all First Families to enjoy.” The First Lady helped break ground on the project Tuesday. Few details about […]
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New York’s Red Flag Law Could be Ironic Factor in Attacking Donald Trump

Will President Trump give “thumbs up” to “red flag law” enforcement if the bell tolls for him? (The White House/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “Scaramucci: Trump Is a ‘Sociopath' Who ‘Has Levels of Mental Decline',” Townhall reported Friday. The unceremoniously dumped former White House Communications  Director was continuing in his quest to destroy a president he once praised. And he had a giant megaphone, courtesy of CNN, to do it with. Why President Trump ever took “The Mooch” on in t...
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Constitutional Law Professor Stephen Vladeck Discusses White House Impeachment Letter

NPR's Ari Shapiro speaks with University of Austin law professor Stephen Vladeck about the letter the White House sent to Congress saying it won't comply with the impeachment inquiry.
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Report: Trump GOP Allies Frustrated WH Didn’t Tell Them About Blocking Sondland’s Testimony

Five of President Donald Trump’s loyalists in the House immediately sided with the President when he abruptly blocked Ambassador Gordon Sondland from testifying in the impeachment inquiry on Tuesday–but they were reportedly frustrated that the White House hadn’t told them about it first. According to a Bloomberg report, Reps. Jim Jordan (R-OH), Mark Meadows (R-NC), Matt Gaetz (R-FL), Lee Zeldin (R-NY), and Scott Perry (R-PA) went straight to the White House after defending Trump’s honor at a ...
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White House refuses to comply with impeachment inquiry

Eight-page letter to Democratic leaders sets stage for constitutional crisis, as legislative and executive branches clashDonald Trump pushed the United States towards a constitutional crisis on Tuesday when his legal counsel said the White House would refuse to cooperate with Congress’s impeachment inquiry.“Given that your inquiry lacks any legitimate constitutional foundation, any pretense of fairness, or even the most elementary due process protections, the Executive Branch cannot be expected ...
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Senate report says Russian election interference ‘invariably’ supported Trump, recommends national PSA

A bipartisan Senate investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election released today definitively implicates the country in online operations designed specifically to get then-candidate Donald Trump elected. The tactics used were “overtly and almost invariably supportive” of his campaign even to the detriment of other Republicans. The report recommends major chances to how disinformation and election interference are handled in this country. The bulk of the report, volume 2 of the Int...
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The Trump Impeachment Inquiry: What Happened Today

With a dramatic letter to Democrats and the blocking of a key witness, the White House signaled how far it was willing to go to oppose investigative efforts.
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Constitutional collision: White House vows no cooperation in probe

Trump attorneys sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating their refusal to participate in the quickly moving impeachment investigation.
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White House 'will not co-operate with impeachment inquiry'

A letter to Democrats says President Trump "cannot participate in your partisan and unconstitutional inquiry".
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President Trump Makes It Official: He Won’t Cooperate With House Impeachment Inquiry

Trump attorneys sent a letter to House leaders bluntly stating the refusal
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