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President Donald Trump gets heat for urging Ukraine probe

Added: 21.09.2019 12:28 | 9 views | 0 comments

President Donald Trump urged the new leader of Ukraine this summer to investigate the son of former Vice President Joe Biden, a person familiar with the matter said. Democrats condemned what they saw as a clear effort to damage a political rival, now at the heart of an explosive whistleblower complaint against Trump. It was the latest revelation in an escalating controversy that has created a showdown between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration, which has refused to turn over the formal complaint by a national security official or even describe its contents. Trump defended himself Friday against the intelligence official’s complaint, angrily declaring it came from a...

Jim Jordan, Mark Meadows, others in GOP blast 'whistleblower' case as 'highly partisan'

Added: 21.09.2019 9:34 | 6 views | 0 comments

Republicans in Congress Friday parroted President Trump’s sentiments that a whistleblower who filed a complaint with the Inspector General over an apparent July phone call with Ukraine’s president is acting “highly partisan.”

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Candace Owens clashes with fellow witness at congressional hearing on white supremacy

Added: 21.09.2019 3:17 | 17 views | 0 comments

"You just tried to do live what the media does all the time to Republicans, to our president and to conservatives, which is try to manipulate what I said," Owens told the professor who criticized her.

Former intelligence analyst says White House tried to delete "basic science" from climate report

Added: 21.09.2019 0:34 | 2 views | 0 comments

An intelligence analyst for the State Department quit in July, after the White House blocked his report on the national security implications of climate change from being delivered to Congress. In his first interview, Dr. Rod Schoonover told CBS News why he believes the threat to America's national security is being silenced. "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan reports.

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Republicans echo Trump in suggesting whistleblower complaint is politically motivated

Added: 20.09.2019 23:18 | 14 views | 0 comments

GOP lawmakers who repeatedly demanded documents and witnesses from Democratic administrations back Trump administration decision not to share complaint with Congress.

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Congress doesn’t have a lot of options to get this whistleblower complaint

Added: 20.09.2019 22:18 | 7 views | 0 comments

The rules just aren't set up for something this big.

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Few U.S. lawmakers hit 'like' button after Facebook CEO visits Capitol Hill

Added: 20.09.2019 21:57 | 24 views | 0 comments

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg wrapped up three days of discussions with Washington movers and shakers on Friday, with few if any indications he had won new "friends" to help the top social media company deal with multiple probes by Congress, state attorneys general and federal regulators.

Biden buoyed by Congressional Black Caucus

Added: 20.09.2019 21:19 | 11 views | 0 comments

The CBC endorsements are the latest example of Biden’s durability as an early Democratic front-runner

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Congress promised teachers student loan forgiveness — but hired loan companies that made it impossible

Added: 20.09.2019 21:19 | 27 views | 0 comments

“If someone had told me I needed to make a change, I would have,” said one school psychologist who found himself on the hook for thousands of dollars in loans.

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House GOP leader says whistleblower could have gone to Congress. A Democrat says that’s false.

Added: 20.09.2019 20:18 | 9 views | 0 comments

Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy said the whistleblower could have gone to Congress with his complaint about Trump. Rep. Eric Swalwell says the Republican is spreading misinformation.

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