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Holder: If Trump directed Cohen to lie, impeachment proceedings ‘must begin’

Former Attorney General Eric Holder called for impeachment proceedings to begin if a report from…

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Trump again calls Cohen a liar after bombshell BuzzFeed report

 President Trump on Friday again accused his former personal attorney Michael Cohen of lying to reduce his prison time, after BuzzFeed News reported that federal investigators have evidence Trump directed Cohen to lie to…

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Presidential historian: First impeachment article against Nixon was ‘obstruction by directing others to lie’

Presidential historian Jon Meacham on Friday resurfaced the first article of impeachment brought against former President Nixon in a discussion following a …

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Pelosi cancels Afghanistan trip after details leaked by White House

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) on Friday canceled plans for a commercial flight to Afghanistan after the White House leaked the details of her planned trip, a Pelosi spokesman said.The cancellation comes one…

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Trump blasts Pelosi for wanting to leave country during shutdown

President Trump slammed Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) for planning to leave the country on a congressional delegation during the government shutdown.He also needled the Speaker for taking donations from Californi…

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Dems demand answers following explosive new Cohen report

Democratic lawmakers vowed to probe the allegations contained in a bombshell Buzzfeed News repor…

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CNN analyst Phil Mudd: Barr will ‘crush’ Trump administration

A former FBI intelligence officer on Friday predicted that William Barr, President Trump’s nominee for attorney general, could “crush” the administration in light of a …

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Former White House aide reveals compiling of Trump ‘enemies list’ in memoir: report

A former White House aide revealed he was summoned by President Trump in 2017 to try to find out which staffers were leaking to the media, creating lists of officials he thought he could and could not trust.”Only i…

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Giuliani dismisses report Trump told Cohen to lie to Congress

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani late on Thursday dismissed a bombshell report…

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Intel Dem: Trump must resign or be impeached if report about directing Cohen to lie is true

Rep. Joaquin Castro (D-Texas) called for President Trump to resign or be impeached if a report about him directing his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen …

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Trump’s battle with Pelosi intensifies

President Trump’s decision to block an overseas fact-finding trip planned by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democrats has intensified a showdown between two of Washington’s most powerful figures over a partial…

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Trump’s battle with Pelosi intensifies

President Trump’s decision to block an overseas fact-finding trip planned by Speaker Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and other Democrats has intensified a showdown between two of Washington’s most powerful figures over a partial…

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Dems express alarm at Trump missile defense plans

The top Democrats from the House and Senate Armed Services committees on Thursday indicated they were alarmed by the Trump administration’s new missile defense plans, and urged the president to avoid policies that could s…

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Netflix to keep controversial ‘Bird Box’ footage despite criticism

Netflix confirmed Thursday it will not remove footage of a real train disaster from 2013 from its hit film “Bird Box.”A Netflix spokesperson told the As…

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Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress about plans to build Trump Tower in Moscow during 2016 campaign: report

President Trump reportedly directed his former longtime lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about the effort to build a Trump Tower in Moscow during the 2016 presidential campaign.Two federal law enforcement of…

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Senate Republicans eye rules change to speed Trump nominees

Senate Republicans at an off-campus meeting on Thursday discussed making a rules change to speed the confirmation of many of President Trump’s nominees after Democrats slowed the process during Trump’s first two years in…

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Mnuchin refuses to testify at hearing on shutdown impacts

The Treasury Department is refusing to have department secretary Steven Mnuchin testify before the House Ways and Means Committee next week, after the Democratic chairman of the tax-writing panel requested that he speak a…

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Model who claimed to have recordings revealing Trump-Russia ties detained in Moscow: report

A model who claimed to have recordings revealing ties between President Trump and Russians was detained in Moscow Thursday on prostitution allegations.Police in Moscow announced that Anastasia Vashukevich was detai…

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Attorney accuses Trump of trying to intimidate Cohen ahead of congressional testimony

Lanny Davis, the attorney for President Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen, accused the president of bullying his client ahead of …

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McConnell blocks bill to reopen most of government

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) blocked legislation on Thursday that would have reopened most of the federal government impacted by the partial shutdown.Sen. Tim Kaine (D-Va.) tried to get consent to…

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Trump cancels delegation’s trip to Davos amid shutdown

The White House on Thursday scrapped the U.S. delegation’s trip to the World Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, citing the partial government shutdown.The decision comes after President Trump …

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Democrat responds to being told ‘go back to Puerto Rico’ on House floor

Rep. Tony Cárdenas (D-Calif.) said a Republican telling him to “go back to Puerto Rico” sounded like the equivalent of “go back to where you came from.”During a House vote on reopening the government Thursday, an a…

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Ocasio-Cortez’s first House floor speech becomes C-SPAN’s most-viewed Twitter video

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s (D-N.Y.) first speech from the House floor quickly became C-SPAN’s most-viewed Twitter video of remarks by a House lawmaker, drawing 1.16 million viewers in just over 12 hours.C-SPAN’s communic…

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Ocasio-Cortez: ‘At what point is Fox News obligated to not lie?’

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Thursday blasted Fox News for saying she and a group of House Democrats were unable to hand-deliver a letter to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) because they went to…

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Graham criticizes Trump canceling Pelosi trip as ‘inappropriate’

Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) criticized President Trump on Thursday for canceling House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) overseas visit to troops in Afghanistan, calling the move “inappropriate.”…

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Democrats will push to retake vote on funding government after chaos on the floor

Democrats will seek a revote on a measure to reopen the government after a Thursday vote devolved into an argument on the House floor.Chaos broke out after Republicans blasted Democrats for passing a stopgap spendi…

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Trump fires back at Pelosi, cancels her foreign travel

President Trump on Thursday said he is canceling Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s (D-Calif.) planned international travel in response to her request to postpone the State of the Union address due to the government shutdow…

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House votes 362-53 to disapprove Trump lifting of sanctions on Russian companies

In a major rebuke of President Trump, the House overwhelming passed a resolution Thursday formally disapproving of the Trump administration’s rolling back of sanctions on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russ…

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House votes 362-53 to disapprove Trump lifting of sanctions on Russian companies

In a major rebuke of President Trump, the House overwhelming passed a resolution Thursday formally disapproving of the Trump administration’s rolling back of sanctions on companies owned by Oleg Deripaska, an ally of Russ…

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House rejects GOP measure to pay workers but not open government

The House rejected a GOP measure to pay furloughed workers but keep the government closed in a 195-222 vote.Six Democrats voted for the GOP measure, offered as an …

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