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Rudy Giuliani: Impeachment Proceedings a ‘Travesty’

Rudy Giuliani: Impeachment Proceedings a ‘Travesty’

President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani said the House impeachment inquiry into President Trump is “a travesty” following the first week of public hearings. He said the three people who were called to testify...

Dem Gov. John Bel Edwards Wins Tight Governor’s Race in Louisiana

Dem Gov. John Bel Edwards Wins Tight Governor’s Race in Louisiana

Democratic incumbent John Bel Edwards is projected to win a second term as Louisiana governor after early AP polling results show him narrowly defeating Republican opponent, businessman Eddie Rispone. Edwards was up by over...

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Unveil Plan to Push Green New Deal in Public Housing Sector

Sanders, Ocasio-Cortez Unveil Plan to Push Green New Deal in Public Housing Sector

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) unveiled their Green New Deal for housing plan on Thursday outside the Capitol. The proposal calls for an investment of $180 billion over 10 years to...

Barr Says Democrats, Courts Are Engaged in Efforts to Cripple Presidential Power

Barr Says Democrats, Courts Are Engaged in Efforts to Cripple Presidential Power

U.S. Attorney General William Barr said on Friday that the president’s ability to act in areas he has the power is being undermined by Congress and the courts, saying that they were engaging in...

Yovanovitch Demanded Firing of Top Ukrainian Prosecutor Amid Nation’s Presidential Election

Yovanovitch Demanded Firing of Top Ukrainian Prosecutor Amid Nation’s Presidential Election

U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch earlier this year urged the ouster of Ukraine’s top anti-corruption prosecutor amid a heated national election, raising concerns that the U.S. embassy was meddling in Ukraine’s internal affairs....

Washington Post Fact Checker Gets Major Fact Wrong

Washington Post Fact Checker Gets Major Fact Wrong

A Washington Post fact checker got a major fact wrong while reporting on the impeachment hearing on Nov. 15. Glenn Kessler, editor and chief writer of the paper’s “Fact Checker,” wrote on Twitter on...

Trump Appeals to Supreme Court to Keep Tax Returns From NY Officials

Trump Appeals to Supreme Court to Keep Tax Returns From NY Officials

President Donald Trump has appealed to the Supreme Court to keep his tax returns from New York prosecutors, according to his counsel, Jay Sekulow. Trump appealed to reverse a lower court order that required...

DACA From Right and Left: Political Corruption or Human Decency?

DACA From Right and Left: Political Corruption or Human Decency?

News Analysis WASHINGTON—The Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, which for seven years has shielded from deportation about 700,000 individuals brought to the United States as minors, has become a flashpoint in...

Republicans Motion to Subpoena Whistleblower

GOP lawmakers on Nov. 13 motioned to subpoena the person who filed a complaint against President Donald Trump over his July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky. Rep. Mike Conaway (R-Texas) asked House...

Beijing’s Treatment of Hong Kong Displays Its Ambitions in Asia, Hawley Says

Beijing’s Treatment of Hong Kong Displays Its Ambitions in Asia, Hawley Says

WASHINGTON—Sen. Josh Hawley (R-Mo.) said on Nov. 12 that the situation in Hong Kong displays Beijing’s real intention, which is to push the United States out of the Indo-Pacific region, and that current U.S....

Trump Says US Will Raise Age Limit for Vaping to 21

Trump Says US Will Raise Age Limit for Vaping to 21

President Donald Trump said his administration is planning to raise the age limit for vaping to 21 years old, as U.S. health officials made a “breakthrough” recently in their investigation concerning the recent spate...

Trump Will ‘Probably’ Release Second Ukraine Call Transcript Next Week

Trump Will ‘Probably’ Release Second Ukraine Call Transcript Next Week

President Donald Trump said he will probably release a second transcript of another call he had with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky before the July 25 call. “They want to have a transcript of the other...

Bipartisan Reforms Get Budget Committee Okay, Heading to Uncertain Senate Floor Future

Bipartisan Reforms Get Budget Committee Okay, Heading to Uncertain Senate Floor Future

WASHINGTON—A package of fundamental reforms in how Congress does federal budgeting received overwhelmingly bipartisan support at the committee level and is now heading to the Senate floor where it could face big hurdles. The...

Trump Says Joe Biden, Son ‘Must Testify’ Amid Impeachment Inquiry

Trump Says Joe Biden, Son ‘Must Testify’ Amid Impeachment Inquiry

President Donald Trump on Thursday called on former Vice President Joe Biden and son Hunter Biden to testify in the coming public impeachment inquiry hearings, which are scheduled to start next week. “He and...

Trump Celebrates Milestones in Federal Judiciary Appointments Amid Drive to Reshape Federal Judiciary

Trump Celebrates Milestones in Federal Judiciary Appointments Amid Drive to Reshape Federal Judiciary

President Donald Trump touted the milestones reached in federal judge appointments in a Nov. 6 speech, saying that his administration was on track to reach over 180 nominations by early next year. Since his...

Senator Rand Paul Demands Media and Lawmakers Identify Whistleblower: ‘Do Your Job and Print His Name!’

Senator Rand Paul Demands Media and Lawmakers Identify Whistleblower: ‘Do Your Job and Print His Name!’

Republican Senator Rand Paul has demanded the media reveal the identity of the anonymous whistleblower who raised concerns about President Donald Trump’s contacts with Ukraine, leading to the initiation of the impeachment inquiry. Appearing...

Flynn’s Lawyer to Prosecutors: Give Us Exculpatory Information, Then We’ll Move to Have Case Dismissed

Flynn’s Lawyer to Prosecutors: Give Us Exculpatory Information, Then We’ll Move to Have Case Dismissed

Retired Lt. Gen. Mike Flynn’s lawyer has told a federal judge that Flynn first wants the prosecutors to hand over a plethora of information that he believes is exculpatory and then, partly based on...