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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats’ calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual misconduct, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could “rescue” him. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks next to U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate. FILE PHOTO: Senator Kamala Harris speaks during the
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Representative Beto O’Rourke did not hesitate during Thursday night’s Democratic presidential debate when asked whether he would confiscate assault-style weapons from Americans. Former Rep. Beto O’Rourke delivers his closing statement at the end of the 2020 Democratic U.S. presidential debate in Houston, Texas, U.S. September 12, 2019. REUTERS/Mike Blake “Hell
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopefuls criticized President Donald Trump’s trade war with China but gave no hint they would work toward a quick resolution if elected, pledging during their debate on Thursday to hold Beijing accountable for “corrupt” practices. FILE PHOTO: Chinese and U.S. flags flutter near The Bund, before U.S. trade delegation meet
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration on Wednesday sent U.S. House of Representatives Democrats its latest proposals for addressing legislators’ concerns about the new U.S.-Mexico-Canada trade deal, lawmakers and congressional sources said. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Trade Representative Robert Lighthizer testifies before a Senate Finance Committee hearing on “The President’s 2019 Trade Policy Agenda and the
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(Reuters) – Republican Dan Bishop won a special U.S. congressional election in North Carolina on Tuesday, turning back a vigorous Democratic challenge to save a longtime stronghold for President Donald Trump’s party. Dan Bishop, Republican candidate in the special election for North Carolina’s 9th Congressional District, speaks to the media at an election day campaign
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FILE PHOTO: Billionaire donor and liberal activist Tom Steyer, who founded the “Need to Impeach” campaign, speaks during a news conference announcing his future political plans, in Des Moines, Iowa, U.S., January 9, 2019. REUTERS/Matthew Putney/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential hopeful Tom Steyer, a billionaire environmentalist and political donor, said on Sunday he
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Representative Mark Sanford (R-SC) speaks at the Liberty Political Action Conference (LPAC) in Chantilly, Virginia September 19, 2013. REUTERS/Kevin Lamarque/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former South Carolina Congressman Mark Sanford will challenge President Donald Trump in the Republican party primary, he announced on Sunday in an interview with Fox News. “I’m here
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