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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Senior Democratic and Republican lawmakers presented dueling narratives on Wednesday as a U.S. congressional impeachment inquiry that threatens Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency entered a crucial new phase with the first televised public hearing. The drama unfolded in a hearing of the House of Representatives Intelligence Committee in which two career U.S. diplomats
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Supreme Court’s conservative majority signaled support on Tuesday for President Donald Trump’s bid to kill a program that protects hundreds of thousands of immigrants – dubbed “Dreamers” – who entered the United States illegally as children, even as liberal justices complained that the move would destroy lives. The court’s ideological divisions
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republicans and Democrats in Congress set battle lines on Tuesday ahead of televised hearings on the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, drawing a vow from the Democrat leading the probe to thwart “sham investigations” into presidential hopeful Joe Biden’s family. The hearings, due to start at 10 a.m. Wednesday and continue
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for “sham investigations” into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday. Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic chairman of the House of Representatives Intelligence
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump will not be allowed to become a venue for “sham investigations” into Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden and his son, the head of a congressional committee leading the probe said on Tuesday. Representative Adam Schiff, the Democratic head of the House of Representatives Intelligence
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LONDON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton criticized as “shameful” British Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s decision not to publish a parliamentary report on Russian meddling in UK politics until after an election next month. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Secretary of State Hillary Clinton speaks during an event promoting “The Book of Gutsy
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A senior Pentagon official detailed confusion and concern in the U.S. national security apparatus after the White House blocked aid to Ukraine without explanation, according to testimony released on Monday by the congressional impeachment panel into U.S. President Donald Trump. Testimony by Laura Cooper, deputy assistant secretary of defense, was the latest
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – This week will mark a new and unparalleled chapter in Donald Trump’s tumultuous presidency, as the Democratic-led impeachment probe goes public with televised hearings into allegations about Trump’s dealings with Ukraine. FILE PHOTO: The committee room in the Longworth House Office Building where the first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry against
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Militias and conservative activists rallied in Washington on Saturday to demand protection of gun ownership rights, term limits for lawmakers in Congress, and tighter U.S. borders against immigrants, among other things. Militia members and pro-gun rights activists participating in the “Declaration of Restoration” rally march pass the Washington Monument in Washington, D.C.,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. spy and law enforcement agencies on Friday said they had strengthened procedures for informing Congress, state and local governments, private business and the public about foreign interference in U.S. elections. People vote at electronic polling stations in Huntington Beach, California, U.S. November 6, 2018. REUTERS/Mike Blake – RC1170E35000 The FBI has
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s 2016 campaign CEO Steve Bannon delivered potentially damaging testimony on Friday against Roger Stone, describing communicating with Trump’s longtime adviser about WikiLeaks despite Stone’s later denials and saying he believed Stone “had a relationship” with the website’s founder. Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon departs after testifying in
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Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon arrives to testify in the criminal trial of Roger Stone, former campaign advisor to U.S. President Donald Trump, on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing justice and witness tampering at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 8, 2019. REUTERS/James Lawler Duggan WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. government
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Comedian Randy Credico testified on Friday he did not believe that President Donald Trump’s adviser Roger Stone truly intended to harm Credico’s dog when he threatened to do so, which could undercut the government’s witness-tampering case against Stone. Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the continuation
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