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'They call me Mayor Pete': Buttigieg launches 2020 presidential run

South Bend mayor makes announcement at rally in his hometown, saluting his husband and setting out his visionPete Buttigieg officially launched his run for the White House on Sunday, against a backdrop of improving poll numbers and increasing national interest. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest city in Indiana, madethe announcement at an afternoon rally in his hometown. Related: Buttigieg v Pence: Indiana politicians put faith on the election front line Continue reading....
Tags: White House, US news, Indiana, Democrats, US politics, South Bend, Pete, Pence, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020


Hillary Clinton: Assange must 'answer for what he has done' in wake of arrest

Clinton says at New York event: ‘I think it is clear from the indictment that came out it’s not about punishing journalism’Hillary Clinton said the WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, whose website published hacked emails from her 2016 presidential campaign, must “answer for what he has done” in the wake of his dramatic arrest on Thursday.Her comments came hours after Assange was forcibly removed from the Ecuadorian embassy in London and taken into custody by London’s Metropolitan police and charg...
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Trump administration pushed to release immigrant detainees in sanctuary cities – live

White House wanted to use the tactic to punish Democrats, report saysSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 2.34pm BST Vice President Mike Pence responded to criticism from Pete Buttigieg in a new interview with CNN. “I think Pete’s quarrel is with the First Amendment. All of us in this country have the right to our religious beliefs. I’m a Bible-believing Christian,” Pence said. In an exclusive interview, Vice President Pence tells @DanaBashCNN that South Bend, Indiana Mayor ...
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William Barr claims Trump campaign was 'spied' on under Obama – live

Attorney general tells Senate subcommittee he intends to release reacted version of Mueller’s Trump-Russia report itselfSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 4.39pm BST Vice President Mike Pence has asked the United Nations to recognize Juan Guaido as Venezuela’s legitimate leader, per AFP.#BREAKING US Vice President Pence asks UN to recognize Guaido as Venezuela's leader pic.twitter.com/SLm2sIsCCp 4.27pm BST Donald Trump said his adviser Stephen Miller - an immigration h...
Tags: Obama, Republicans, Senate, White House, US, US news, Democrats, US politics, United Nations, Un, Venezuela, US Congress, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Mike Pence


GOP Senators Interrupt Trump’s Family Dinner To Change His Mind On Emergency

Sens. Ted Cruz (R-TX), Ben Sasse (R-NE) and Lindsey Graham (R-SC) busted in on President Donald Trump’s family dinner in his private residence Wednesday night to craft a last-minute out for Trump as a bicameral rebuke on his national emergency declaration becomes more and more likely. According to a Thursday Washington Post report, they pushed an 11th hour proposal to give senators a way to vote for the emergency declaration and also take a stand on what is being perceived as presidential ove...
Tags: News, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Cnn, Ted Cruz, Donald Trump, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Mike Pence, UT, Donald J Trump, Pence, United States Senate, Sen Mike Lee, Lindsey Graham R SC


WaPo: In Talk With Pence, Cheney Compared Trump’s Foreign Policy to Obama’s

In a recent “off-the-record” discussion with Vice President Mike Pence, former Vice President Dick Cheney compared President Donald Trump’s foreign policy to former President Barack Obama’s, according to a transcript obtained by The Washington Post. At one point during what the Post described as a “vigorous back-and-forth,” which took place during a March 9 retreat in Sea Island, Georgia that was hosted by the neoconservative American Enterprise Institute, Pence remarked: “Well, who wrote the...
Tags: Post, News, Obama, Barack Obama, Syria, Ronald Reagan, Nato, Recep Tayyip Erdogan, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Dick Cheney, Cheney, New York State, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence


Trump Admin Still Resisting Giving Some Voter Fraud Commission Docs To Ex-Member

It’s been well over a year since President Trump’s bogus voter fraud commission was disbanded. But the administration is still fighting in court efforts to get it to turn over certain internal documents from the commission to a Democratic member who sued to have access to them. Back in December 2017, Maine Secretary of State Matt Dunlap (D) won a preliminary injunction order requiring the administration to provide him the requested documents. Days later, the commission was disbanded, but liti...
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Maine, Commission, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Trump, Democratic, Mike Pence, Tierney Sneed, Pence, Dunlap, Matthew Dunlap, Matt Dunlap, Hans Von Spakovsky


US House passes bill rejecting Donald Trump's border wall emergency

In a stinging rebuke to President Donald Trump, the House of Representatives on Tuesday brushed aside veto threats and passed legislation to terminate the emergency he declared at the US-Mexico border in order to build a wall there. By a vote of 245-182, the House passed the resolution, setting up a vote in the Republican-controlled Senate where the resolution's chances were slimmer, but seemed to be improving. While passage was a victory for Democratic House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, the tally ...
Tags: News, Congress, California, Washington Post, Mexico, Senate, White House, US, House, House Of Representatives, Mitch McConnell, Nancy Pelosi, Republican, Msnbc, Donald Trump, Susan Collins


McCabe Book Recounts Gov’t Grappling With Flynn Lies About Russian Sanction Convos

Thanks to a new book by Andrew McCabe — the former deputy director of the FBI who was fired last year — we now know now why information about Michael Flynn’s infamous conversations with Sergey Kislyak was passed on from the intelligence community to the FBI during the Trump transition. McCabe also described in detail Vice President Mike Pence’s own reaction when he saw the underlying intelligence confirming Flynn had discussed sanctions with Kislyak — contradicting what Flynn had told Pence abou...
Tags: News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Obama, White House, Russia, Fbi, James Clapper, Reince Priebus, Justice Department, Sally Yates, James Comey, Trump, Mike Pence, Tierney Sneed, Flynn


Marc Short To Return To White House As Pence’s Chief Of Staff

The White House’s former director of legislative affairs, Marc Short, will return to the Trump administration as Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, The New York Times first reported Tuesday, citing an unnamed person familiar with the matter. Axios the report citing unnamed sources with direct knowledge. Pence’s former chief of staff, the exceptionally swampy Nick Ayers, resigned at the end of last year after reportedly turning down an offer from the President to be White House chie...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, New York Times, Times, Short, Trump, Mike Pence, Koch, Pence, Ayers, Jarrod Agen, Marc Short, Matt Shuham, Axios, Nick Ayers


Trump’s ex-Hill chief returning as Pence’s chief of staff

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former chief liaison to Congress is returning to the White House as chief of staff for Vice President Mike Pence. White House press secretary Sarah Sanders says Marc Short will begin his new role in mid-March. Short left the White House less than a year ago. He had worked […]
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Short, Trump, Mike Pence, Hill, Pence, Marc Short, Sarah Sanders


Vice President Pence Receives Awkward Silence in Munich After Offering ‘Greetings’ From President Trump

"I bring greetings from the 45th President," Pence said to resounding silence
Tags: News, White House, Germany, Uncategorized, Munich, Trump, Pence, Onetime


VP Mike Pence to visit Auschwitz death camp on Europe trip

Conservative Christian and expressionless piece of furniture man Mike Pence, who is currently the Vice President of the Trump Administration, plans to visit the Auschwitz-Birkenau death camp site on Friday, and tour a memorial to Jewish detainees who were murdered there by Nazis in occupied Poland. On Friday the Polish President @AndrzejDuda and the Vice President of the USA @VP Mike Pence and their wives will visit the @AuschwitzMuseum. Accreditation for media (accreditation ends on Febr...
Tags: Europe, Post, Politics, Usa, News, Washington Post, White House, Germany, Israel, Iran, Holocaust, Middle East, Poland, Pentagon, Nazi, Benjamin Netanyahu


Barr Says He’s Occasionally Discussed Mueller’s Probe With Pence

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s pick for attorney general, William Barr, says Vice President Mike Pence is among the officials with whom he has discussed the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Barr said in written responses to Senate questions made available Monday that he and Pence have had occasional conversations since the spring of 2017 on matters including policy and personnel. Some of those conversations included “general discussion of the Special Counsel’s investigation ...
Tags: News, Washington, Senate, White House, Russia, Ap, Fbi, New Jersey, Donald Trump, Rhode Island, Trump, Mike Pence, Senate Judiciary Committee, Pence, Mueller, Cory Booker


Trump to speak about shutdown amid airport disruptions, talk of deal

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump planned to speak about the government shutdown on Friday as intensifying delays at the nation’s airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts to resolve the 35-day impasse. The event comes amid growing speculation that lawmakers and the White House are on the verge of reaching a deal to end the five-week impasse. Trump was to speak at 1:30 p.m., Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said. Overnight a...
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Trump, Congress reach deal to temporarily reopen government without wall funding

By ANDREW TAYLOR, ALAN FRAM and CATHERINE LUCEY WASHINGTON —  Yielding to growing pressure, President Donald Trump and congressional leaders on Friday sealed a short-term deal to reopen the government for three weeks while negotiations continue over the president’s demands for money to build his long-promised wall at the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump spoke about the deal and the 35-day impasse as intensifying delays at the nation’s airports and widespread disruptions brought new urgency to efforts t...
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Chris Wallace Presses Pence: ‘You Could Open The Government Tomorrow!’

Vice President Mike Pence stumbled briefly during an appearance on “Fox News Sunday” after host Chris Wallace pressed him on the fact that Republicans could immediately reopen government, if they wanted, without funds for President Donald Trump’s desired border wall. The 30-day partial government shutdown is the longest in United States history, with 800,000 federal employees either working, or not working, without receiving pay checks. “You could open the government tomorrow,” Wallace told P...
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Reports: Trump May Offer Dems Concessions In Exchange For Wall Money

President Donald Trump may offer his support for certain Democratic policy goals in exchange for border wall funds during remarks from the White House Saturday, CNN and Axios reported Friday and Saturday, respectively. Congressional Democrats have insisted that Trump reopen the government before any such negotiations, but according to the reports, Trump may offer the policy concessions in a statement from the White House Saturday afternoon, one that he hyped in a tweet Friday. The remarks, ini...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Cnn, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Oval Office, Pence, McConnell, Congressional Democrats, Kushner, Jared Kushner, Matt Shuham, Axios


Reports: Trump May Make Public Offer To Dems For Border Wall Money

President Donald Trump may offer his support for certain Democratic policy goals in exchange for border wall funds, CNN and Axios reported Friday and Saturday, respectively. Congressional Democrats have insisted that Trump re-open the government before any such negotiations, but according to the reports, Trump may offer the policy concessions in a statement from the White House Saturday afternoon, one that he hyped in a tweet Friday. Key aspects of the reports clash somewhat, though: CNN repor...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Cnn, Mitch McConnell, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, McConnell, Congressional Democrats, Kushner, Jared Kushner, Matt Shuham, Axios, Axios Trump


Hours after U.S. troops killed in Syria, Pence says Islamic State defeated

Pence did not mention the attack in his address to 184 chiefs of U.S. diplomatic missions who gather annually in Washington from around the world to discuss foreign policy strategy. "The caliphate has crumbled and ISIS has been defeated," Pence told the U.S. ambassadors and other senior American diplomats, referring to Islamic State. In separate statements later, both the White House and Pence condemned the attack and expressed sympathy for the deaths of the U.S. personnel.
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Trump Repeatedly Undermines Loyal Soldier Pence In The Shutdown Fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — Progress made, said one. Not so, said the other. We’ll meet again, said one. Waste of time, said the other. Such has been the life lately of Mike Pence, the loyal soldier dispatched by President Donald Trump to lead negotiations over the partial government shutdown. The vice president has been one of the administration’s most visible emissaries during the shutdown fight, meeting with lawmakers, sitting for interviews and leading staff-level talks. But he’s been repeatedly — a...
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White House Considers Using Storm Aid Funds as a Way to Pay for the Border Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
Tags: News, Senate, White House, House Of Representatives, Graham, Collins, Nancy, Trump, Mike Pence, Mike, Capitol, Lindsey, Pence, Pelosi, Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, United States Politics and Government


At the Border and in Washington, the White House Digs In on the Wall

President Trump traveled to the border and Vice President Mike Pence went to the Capitol to dig in on a border wall, shattering talk of a compromise.
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Donald Trump's sweet treats fail to convince Democrats as wall meeting ends in acrimony

Donald Trump was on Thursday heading to the border with Mexico to step up pressure on funding for the wall after his latest efforts to end the government shutdown ended in further acrimony. Mr Trump handed out sweets to leading Democrats as he sought their support for the wall in a meeting in the White House on Wednesday night, but the president allegedly flew into a "tantrum", slamming the table and walking out when opposition leaders refused his demands. Mr Trump tweeted shortly after that the...
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Mike Pence: Trump undecided on declaring national emergency over border wall demand

White House counsel is reviewing whether the president has the ability to declare a national emergency in this situationVice-president Mike Pence said Donald Trump has yet to decidewhether he will declare a national emergency over his demand for a wall along the southwest border – the key sticking point in negotiations over the partial government shutdown that has affected 800,000 federal employees.White House counsel is reviewing whether the president has the ability to declare a national emerg...
Tags: White House, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, Mike Pence, Pence, Congress Continue, Trump Administration, Us-mexico Border


A Wall and Two Prayers, but Little Progress at Weekend Meetings on the Shutdown

The two meetings between White House officials and Democratic congressional staffers showed in ways big and small how the distance between the two sides remains a wide gulf.
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A Wall and Two Prayers, but Little Progress at Weekend Meetings on Shutdown

The two meetings between White House officials and Democratic congressional staffers showed in ways big and small how the distance between the two sides remains a wide gulf.
Tags: News, White House, Nancy, Jared, Miller, Mike, Pence, Pelosi, Kushner, United States Politics and Government, Immigration and Emigration, Shutdowns (Institutional, Stephen (1985-


The Latest: Pence says national emergency being considered

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the government shutdown (all times local):4 p.m.Vice President Mike Pence says the White House is looking into the legality of declaring a national emergency to circumvent Congress and begin construction... [Author: [email protected]]
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President Trump says he needs to deal with Democratic leaders to end partial government shutdown

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump held out little hope Sunday that another round of talks between top aides and congressional staff would produce meaningful progress toward ending the partial government shutdown, seeming to undercut his team by saying he needed to deal directly with Democratic leaders. “Ultimately, it’s going to be solved by the principals,” Trump told reporters at the White House before leaving for staff meetings at Camp David as the shutdown headed into its third week. A sec...
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Weekend shutdown talks led by Pence to go into a second day

White House officials and congressional aides kicked off weekend talks aimed at ending a partial government shutdown that has dragged into a 15th day.
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