Sen. Elizabeth Warren promises to roll back Trump energy policies on 1st day in office

Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren thrust herself into the climate change debate this week, promising that if elected president, she’d sign an executive order on her first day in office to end drilling offshore and on public lands, a move that would reverse President Donald Trump’s most notable energy policies and halt the soaring rate of drilling permits granted on federal […]

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Money, media and Mueller: Here's the weekly roundup of the potential 2020 field

While all eyes were fixated on the release of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report Thursday, the Democratic presidential field continued to plug away, despite roundly criticizing Attorney General William Barr’s morning press conference and expressing a desire to learn more about redacted portions of the report. As was the case in 2018, Democrats appear to be aware that their strongest […]

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Analysis: Mueller report makes political case against Trump

Something happened on the path to “complete and total exoneration.” Robert Mueller’s long-awaited report did not result in a legal case that will be brought against President Donald Trump, despite 22 months of a special counsel inquiry. But Mueller’s team of investigators constructed an intricate and detailed political case against the president, with vast implications for the current Congress and […]

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Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank as part of ongoing investigation into Trump

The House Intelligence and Financial Services committees jointly subpoenaed Deutsche Bank on Monday as part of their ongoing investigation into President Donald Trump’s financial dealings and concerns about foreign influence over the Trump Organization, the president’s family business. “As part of our oversight authority and authorized investigation into allegations of potential foreign influence on the U.S. political process, the House […]

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President Trump and North Korea's Kim Jong Un willing to meet for third summit

President Donald Trump tweeted on Saturday that he is open to a third summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, citing their “excellent” personal relationship and understanding of “where we each stand.” “I agree with Kim Jong Un of North Korea that our personal relationship remains very good, perhaps the term excellent would be even more accurate, and that […]

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Capitol custodial staff report harassment from lawmakers in oversight investigation

The U.S. Capitol’s overnight custodial staff allege they were sexually harassed, exposed to pornography in lawmakers’ offices and overheard conversations in which others were being harassed, according to a watchdog investigation into 10 years of sexual harassment reports in the Architect of the Capitol, the office responsible for maintenance and operations on Capitol Hill. In a report submitted to Congress […]

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Trump administration preparing to roll out Kushner’s Israeli-Palestinian ‘peace plan’: Sources

With Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu’s reelection victory now secured, the Trump administration is preparing to roll out Jared Kushner’s “peace plan” as early as this month, sources familiar with the plan tell ABC News. President Donald Trump has been briefed on the plan, which Kushner and a small “peace team” have been quietly working on for months. The text […]

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