Trump Woos Davos as Impeachment Trial Starts

Want to receive this post in your inbox every day? Sign up for the Balance of Power newsletter, and follow Bloomberg Politics on Twitter and Facebook for more. Donald Trump is a master of changing the conversation when he doesn’t like what’s being said. That strategy is on display today in Switzerland, where the U.S. president hailed his economic record as a vindication of his agenda hours before the […]

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Gutfeld on The New York Times endorsements

Gutfeld on the New York Times endorsements New York Times endorses Warren and Klobuchar for president. In 1964, the New York Times endorsed a Democrat for president. In 1968, it was also a Democrat. In 1972, it was a Democrat. In 1976, 1980, 1984, 1988, 1992, 1996, 2000, 2004, 2008, 2012 and 2016, it was more Democrats. So, what a […]

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How to Watch the Senate Impeachment Trial: Viewer’s Guide

The Senate will begin hearing the House impeachment managers’ case against President Donald Trump this week on charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress. In a trial set to begin Tuesday at 1 p.m. Washington time, the seven Democrats will argue that the president committed “high crimes and misdemeanors” by withholding military aid to pressure Ukraine to announce […]

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Justice Department Ignores Kushner Part Of Court Order To Release Mueller Interview Notes

In apparent defiance of a court order, the Justice Department has held back all notes in the Robert Mueller investigation concerning interviews with Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, according to CNN. Justice officials were ordered to turn over notes to two news organizations from the former special counsel’s interviews with key witnesses during his investigation into Russian interference […]

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Trump Hails ‘Paydirt’ for Farmers From His China, USMCA Deals

President Donald Trump championed a pair of trade victories at a farm convention Sunday in Austin, Texas. “The two momentous trade deals we completed last week are just the beginning of a really incredible story,” Trump said in a speech to the American Farm Bureau Federation’s annual meeting. Earlier, tweeting as he prepared to travel to Texas from Florida, the […]

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Bloomberg, in Oklahoma, pushes plan to fight racial income inequality

Bloomberg open to spending $1 billion on campaign even if he doesn’t become nominee 2020 Democrat hopeful Michael Bloomberg says he’s willing to spend big bucks to get President Trump out of the White House. Presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg on Sunday, the day before the national holiday honoring Martin Luther King Jr., spoke out against racial income inequality in America, […]

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Rep. Pramila Jayapal, A Leading Progressive, Endorses Bernie Sanders For President

Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-Wash.) announced Sunday that she has decided to endorse Sen. Bernie Sanders for president, adding to the list of notable progressive Democrats backing the Vermont senator. Jayapal, who co-chairs the Congressional Progressive Caucus, said she chose to endorse Sanders because the senator “has a clarity on policy prescriptions that goes right to the heart of what working […]

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'Worried About Angering Trump,' CIA and NSA Withhold Ukraine Documents From Congress, Says Intelligence Chair

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) said the intelligence community is hesitant to speak in an open hearing, as was the norm prior to the Trump administration, “because they’re worried about angering the president.” And, he said, the NSA and CIA are withholding documents from Congress and the Senate about Ukraine because of “pressure from the administration.” On Sunday, […]

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Robert Morris: My greatest crisis — and God's simple answer to our busy and chaotic lives

The role of faith in the 2020 Democratic primary Democratic presidential hopefuls court the religious vote in key early voting states. Madeleine Rivera reports. Thirty-five minutes into the leadership team meeting, the notification popped up on my laptop. It read: “8 a.m. tomorrow: Robert, take the day off.” Fourteen years ago, I would have dismissed this reminder, sending it to the […]

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