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Jun 26, 2019

Senate, House headed for confrontation over border funding bill
Republican Senate leaders said Wednesday they won't negotiate with House Democrats over differences in their chambers' emergency funding bills for the border, essentially daring the House to take or leave the Senate bill, which has bipartisan backing and the expected support of President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Proposed bill would rescind Medals of Honor given for Wounded Knee massacre
Three members of Congress, including one of the first Native Americans to serve on Capitol Hill, have introduced legislation that seeks to rescind 20 Medals of Honor awarded for the Wounded Knee massacre.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

New flaw discovered on Boeing 737 Max, sources say
A new flaw has been discovered in the computer system for the Boeing 737 Max that could push the plane downward, according to two sources familiar with the testing, an issue that is expected to further delay the aircraft's return to service.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump's attorney: White House and DOJ are not planning to block any of Mueller's testimony
The White House and Justice Department are not planning to block any of former special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony next month, President Donald Trump's attorney Jay Sekulow said Wednesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

No. 2 at NRA resigns after being placed on leave
The National Rifle Association's No. 2 official Christopher Cox resigned on Wednesday shortly after he was placed on leave, according to NRA CEO Wayne LaPierre.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

GOP-led Senate passes border funding bill
Republican Senate leaders said Wednesday they won't negotiate with House Democrats over differences in their chambers' emergency funding bills for the border, essentially daring the House to take or leave the Senate bill, which has bipartisan backing and the expected support of President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Senators question FAA nominee on whistleblower retaliation lawsuit
President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Federal Aviation Administration is under fire from two Democratic senators after the nominee left out information about a whistleblower lawsuit in his Senate disclosure questionnaire.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump blames Democrats' policies for drowning deaths of father, daughter in Rio Grande
President Donald Trump blamed his political opponents' immigration policies Wednesday for the drowning deaths of a migrating father and daughter, saying the policies are the reason they were traveling across the river in the first place.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Pregnant woman apprehended by Border Patrol delivers stillborn child in Texas
A pregnant woman apprehended Monday by Border Patrol in McAllen, Texas, delivered a stillborn baby later that same day at a local hospital, according to a Customs and Border Protection statement provided to lawmakers and obtained by CNN.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Impeachment backers say Mueller's testimony could be a game-changer
House Democrats advocating for impeachment say special counsel Robert Mueller's testimony next month could be a game-changer to push both public opinion and reticent Democrats toward opening an impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

GOP Senate leaders won't negotiate with House Dems on border funding bill
Republican Senate leaders said Wednesday they won't negotiate with House Democrats over differences in their chambers' emergency funding bills for the border, essentially daring the House to take or leave the Senate bill, which has bipartisan backing and the expected support of President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Immigration fight heats up before Democratic debate as candidates attack Trump over drowning photo
The perilous conditions migrants coming to the US face captured renewed attention from Democrats running for president on Wednesday, hours before 10 candidates take the stage for the party's first debate in Miami.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Meet the first female Secret Service motorcycle officer
With her ponytail beneath her white helmet, her Sig Sauer .357 pistol on her side and her leather boots on, Officer Technician Alta "Lauren" Gunawan weaves in and out of traffic on her Harley Davidson, lights and sirens blaring as she clears the way for presidential motorcades as they traverse across the nation's capital.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

'I feel like I got to break that glass ceiling': Meet the first female Secret Service motorcycle officer
With her ponytail beneath her white helmet, her Sig Sauer .357 pistol on her side and her leather boots on, Officer Technician Alta "Lauren" Gunawan weaves in and out of traffic on her Harley Davidson, lights and sirens blaring as she clears the way for presidential motorcades as they traverse across the nation's capital.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump claims Japan 'doesn't have to help' if US is attacked
President Donald Trump again lamented what he views as an unequal military alliance Wednesday, claiming that if the US is attacked, Japan "doesn't have to help us at all" and "can watch it on the Sony television."

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Manafort to be arraigned Thursday in NYC on state charges
Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will be arraigned Thursday afternoon in New York City on state fraud charges, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Analysis: Trump's casual talk of a hypothetical war with Iran underestimates dangers
President Donald Trump is adopting an increasingly cavalier attitude to the consequences of a war with Iran amid fears the current confrontation could spill over into a military conflict.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump: Soccer star Megan Rapinoe 'should WIN first' before declining WH invitation, says he will invite them 'win or lose'
President Donald Trump railed against American women's soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe Wednesday after the soccer star said she wouldn't go to the White House if the national team wins the World Cup before saying that he would invite them to visit "win or lose."

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump's G20 orbits around Xi, Putin and other world leaders
President Donald Trump will arrive Thursday at the G20 summit in Osaka, Japan -- his third time attending the yearly gathering as President and, in some ways, the most consequential.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

House panel votes to subpoena Kellyanne Conway over Hatch Act violations
The House Oversight Committee is expected to vote as soon as Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal agency said earlier this month that she should be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits the political activities of federal employees.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Supreme Court strikes down Tennessee residency requirement for liquor licenses
The Supreme Court on Wednesday struck down a Tennessee law that requires individuals to live in the state for two years before obtaining a retail license to sell alcohol, a ruling that could give a boost to a large chain of liquor retailers in Tennessee and other states.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Your guide to the first Democratic debate
Tonight, 10 challengers for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination will face off in the first debate of the season. After months of campaign coverage, the two-hour event will finally give voters a chance to watch Democratic candidates exchange views on a variety of issues, from health care and immigration to taxes and climate change. While they will likely spend a fair amount of time attacking the policies of President Donald Trump, the debate will also be an opportunity for candidates to draw contrasts with each other and tout their signature issues in front of a national audience.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

7 key questions Congress needs to ask Robert Mueller
The news broke late Tuesday night: Special counsel Robert Mueller agreed to come to Congress and testify on July 17 about his nearly two-year long investigation into Russia's attempts to interfere in the 2016 election and any possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Supreme Court gives Marine seeking VA benefits second chance in lower court
The Supreme Court on Wednesday gave a Marine Corps veteran who sought disability benefits for his service-related post-traumatic stress a second chance to prevail in a case that could impact the amount of power federal agencies have.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Barr strikes playful chord with bagpipes performance at Justice event
Attorney General William Barr took a beat during a conference at the Justice Department Wednesday to flash his ability to play the bagpipes.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump says Pence is '100%' his 2020 running mate
President Donald Trump said Wednesday that Vice President Mike Pence is "100%" his 2020 running mate after a recent Wall Street Journal op-ed urged him to replace Pence with former ambassador to the United Nations, Nikki Haley.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

9/11 first responder gave McConnell NYPD badge of terminally ill police officer so he can 'understand the importance' of victims fund extension
A 9/11 first responder on Tuesday gave Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell the police badge of a terminally ill colleague in order to get McConnell to "understand the importance" of the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

EPA changes transparency rules
The Environmental Protection Agency is making changes to its transparency rules that include explicitly granting the administrator the authority to decide which public records the agency will release or withhold.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Democrats face dilemma over Iran
As fear of a conflict with Iran rises, Democrats want to make clear that they will not support any offensive military action against the country unless there is prior authorization from Congress. But they have already come to the realization that their message will have little practical effect, as the Republican-led Senate won't pass a duo of Democratic measures.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump on Fed Chair Jerome Powell: 'He's trying to prove how tough he is'
President Donald Trump continued to criticize Federal Reserve Board chairman Jerome Powell during a phone interview Wednesday with Fox Business.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Eric Trump says he was spit on at Chicago restaurant
Eric Trump, son of President Donald Trump, said Tuesday he was spat on by an employee at a Chicago-area restaurant.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

NRA to shut down production of NRATV
The National Rifle Association is shutting down production of its online streaming network, NRATV, according to a spokesman for the gun lobby.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

House panel weigh's Kellyanne Conway's Hatch Act violations, whether to subpoena her testimony
The House Oversight Committee is expected to vote as soon as Wednesday to subpoena testimony from White House senior counselor Kellyanne Conway after a federal agency said earlier this month that she should be fired for repeatedly violating a law that limits the political activities of federal employees.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Woman watched her husband and daughter drown at the Mexican border, newspaper says
A father and daughter lie face down in murky waters littered with reeds and discarded beer bottles. Their heads are wrapped in a black T-shirt -- her tiny right arm draped over his shoulders.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

A climate crisis is unfolding in Florida as Democrats debate
Presidential candidate Jay Inslee was not happy when the Democratic National Committee shot down his request to hold a climate crisis-focused debate.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

The US isn't interested in dialogue with Iran, France says
The United States is not interested in pursuing dialogue with Iran despite President Trump's insistence he is willing to sit down for talks, according to one of the European nations attempting to mediate between the two sides.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Readers' guide to the first Democratic debate
Tonight, 10 challengers for the Democratic 2020 presidential nomination will face off in the first debate of the season. After months of campaign coverage, the two-hour event will finally give voters a chance to watch Democratic candidates exchange views on a variety of issues, from health care and immigration to taxes and climate change. While they will likely spend a fair amount of time attacking the policies of President Donald Trump, the debate will also be an opportunity for candidates to draw contrasts with each other and tout their signature issues in front of a national audience.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Here is what Elizabeth Warren, Beto O'Rourke and others aim to do at Wednesday night's debate
The first Democratic presidential debate on Wednesday will have all eyes on Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, who -- because of a random draw -- will be the only candidate polling in the top five on the stage.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

How to watch the first Democratic debates: Time, channels, lineup
The first 2020 Democratic presidential debates are here, giving the 20 qualifying candidates the best opportunity to break through the crowded field in front of a national audience.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Trump's protocol chief suspended amid State Department investigation ahead of G-20
President Donald Trump's protocol chief, Sean Lawler, has been suspended indefinitely just ahead of the G-20 meeting in Japan pending the outcome of a State Department investigation into his conduct, according to multiple State Department officials with direct knowledge of the matter.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Hopes for third Trump-Kim summit revived despite Pyongyang criticism
Hopes for a third summit between North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and US President Donald Trump appeared to be revived Wednesday even after Pyongyang rebuked Washington over "hostility" that "viciously slandered" the country.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Defense to call its witnesses after prosecution rests in SEAL Eddie Gallagher's trial
The military trial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher resumes Wednesday, when the defense will call its first witness.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Palestinian snub of Kushner's conference highlights failure of admin's outreach effort
As the architects of the Trump administration's Palestinian-Israeli peace initiative meet in Bahrain to discuss the economic aspect of their plan -- which aims to attract ideas and boost the Palestinian economy before they reveal their political blueprint at a later date -- those who are supposed to benefit are absent.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Mueller's encore could be a serious blow to Trump
Robert Mueller's long-awaited public testiomony next month will give Democrats their best and perhaps last chance to seize on the Russia scandal to try to inflict a decisive political wound on President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Analysis: Democrats get their man -- Mueller -- for blockbuster hearings
Robert Mueller's long-awaited public testiomony next month will give Democrats their best and perhaps last chance to seize on the Russia scandal to try to inflict a decisive political wound on President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Analysis: Mueller's encore could be a serious blow to Trump
Robert Mueller's long-awaited public testiomony next month will give Democrats their best and perhaps last chance to seize on the Russia scandal to try to inflict a decisive political wound on President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Analysis: First Democratic debates mark the real start to the 2020 campaign
It's the moment that Democrats have been anticipating since the tearful trauma of Election Night 2016 -- when their campaign to make Donald Trump a one-term President really begins.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

First Democratic debates mark the real start to the 2020 campaign
It's the moment that Democrats have been anticipating since the tearful trauma of Election Night 2016 -- when their campaign to make Donald Trump a one-term President really begins.

CNN Politics
Jun 26, 2019

Two US service members killed in Afghanistan
Two United States service members were killed in Afghanistan on June 26, the US military announced Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Elizabeth Warren announces visit to migrant facility hours ahead of first debate
Sen. Elizabeth Warren said she will go on Wednesday to a facility in Homestead, Florida, that's holding unaccompanied migrant children -- a suddenly announced visit amid a fight on Capitol Hill over funding for the program that cares for such children and controversy over conditions at some border facilities.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

READ: Letter from House chairmen to Robert Mueller compelling public testimony


CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

House passes border aid bill despite White House veto threat
The House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday on legislation to approve roughly $4.5 billion in aid for the growing crisis at the US southern border -- a vote that will come amid Democratic infighting over the package and a White House veto threat.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Mueller to testify publicly on July 17 following a subpoena
Special counsel Robert Mueller has agreed to testify publicly following a subpoena from the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees, the panels announced Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Fact check: Trump is wrong that soldiers' remains are still 'coming back' from North Korea
President Donald Trump falsely claimed again on Tuesday that North Korea continues to send the US the remains of American troops who died in North Korean territory during the Korean War.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Militia member charged with impersonating US Border Patrol agent
Jim Benvie says he helped detain migrants crossing the US-Mexico border as part of a militia group. Now, he's facing prison time.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Prosecution rests in SEAL Eddie Gallagher's military murder trial
Prosecutors in the military trial of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher, accused of committing multiple violations of military law in Iraq, rested their case Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Trump wants to use Iraq to 'watch' Iran. Baghdad says not so fast


CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Soldiers rescue woman and child on US-Mexico border
Two US soldiers tasked with helping safeguard the US-Mexico border rescued a woman and a her child Thursday, saving the migrant family from drowning as they attempted to cross into the country, the US military said Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren clash escalates in contest for progressive champion
They will not share a debate stage this week, but that distance is unlikely to cool one of the most intense competitions brewing inside the Democratic primary -- between Sens. Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders, who are tangling over who will emerge as the most electable liberal champion.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Analysis: The totally obvious reason why Donald Trump picked Stephanie Grisham
President Donald Trump is not a complicated guy. He likes people who like him. He hates people who don't like him. And he trusts a very small group of people -- mostly members of his own family and a very few aides who have been with him from the start.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Kushner says peace deal is needed for Palestinian economic plan to succeed
Pitching his $50 billion proposal to revitalize the Palestinian economy, senior White House adviser Jared Kushner argued Tuesday that his economic proposal will only succeed if there is a resolution to the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Justice Department sues Omarosa Manigault Newman for failing to file financial disclosure report after she was fired
The Justice Department is suing former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman for failing to file a financial disclosure report after she was fired in late 2017.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

What to watch for as the Supreme Court term ends
In its final couple of days of the term, the Supreme Court will consider two of the most politically charged cases of the term and issue opinions that will give the public the first full glimpse of the impact of the newly solidified conservative majority.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Your top questions about every Democratic presidential candidate, answered
Google searches for the Democratic presidential candidates are spiking as the candidates gear up for the first two 2020 presidential debates in Miami.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

San Francisco passes ban on e-cigarette sales, a US first
San Francisco will become the first US city to effectively ban e-cigarette sales, after the city's board of supervisors voted in favor of an ordinance Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

David Bellavia, Iraq War veteran, receives Medal of Honor
President Donald Trump presented the Medal of Honor to former Army Staff Sgt. David Bellavia on Tuesday, making him the first living Iraq War veteran to receive the nation's highest military decoration.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Jan Meyers, the first Republican woman to represent Kansas in the House, dies at 90
Former Rep. Jan Meyers, the first Republican woman to represent Kansas in the House, died Friday, daughter Valerie Meyers told CNN on Tuesday. The younger Meyers said her mother died of heart complications.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Two Republican senators say rape allegation against Trump should be investigated while many in GOP stay mum
Two Republican senators said Tuesday the rape allegation made against President Donald Trump by writer E. Jean Carroll should be explored to determine the veracity of the allegation against the President -- even as many Senate Republicans sidestepped questions over the matter and defended Trump.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Oklahoma's final witness in opioid trial rips into drugmaker Johnson & Johnson
The final witness for the state of Oklahoma on Tuesday said Johnson & Johnson's claims that the company bears zero responsibility for the state's opioid epidemic are "absolutely incorrect" and "is one of the most difficult things to swallow."

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Democrats to meet with US trade representative over USMCA
House Democrats are sticking to their guns this week as talks for President Donald Trump's revised North American Free Trade Agreement begin in earnest.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Analysis: When primary debates really matter (and when they don't)
The first debates of the 2020 Democratic primary season are nearly upon us. Over the course of two nights on Wednesday and Thursday, 20 candidates will hope for a breakout moment.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Judge says Democrats can begin collecting Trump financial records in emoluments suit
A federal judge told US House and Senate Democrats they can begin collecting financial evidence this week about Donald Trump's businesses for a lawsuit.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

GOP state senator calls the LGBTQ movement sexually deviant and perverted. The West Virginia GOP chair says he's right.
The head of the West Virginia Republican Party is standing by her praise of a state senator's belief that LGBTQ means sexual deviancy and perversion.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Analysis: The 36 most shocking lines from Donald Trump's interview with The Hill
On Monday, President Donald Trump sat down for an interview with The Hill newspaper in the Oval Office.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

US Air Force veteran released from captivity in Libya
US Air Force veteran Jamie Sponaugle was released from captivity in Libya this week where he has been held since early May by the Libyan National Army on accusations of being a mercenary, according to US government officials and a source familiar with the matter.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds for affairs, prosecutors say
Embattled Rep. Duncan Hunter used campaign funds to pay for extramarital affairs with lobbyists and congressional staffers, prosecutors in California alleged in a court filing Monday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Illinois becomes the 11th state to legalize recreational marijuana
Illinois is now the 11th state in the United States to legalize the purchase and possession of recreational marijuana.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Pompeo says US prepared to remove troops from Afghanistan
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the US is prepared to remove US forces from Afghanistan, but has not agreed on a timeline.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

NYT: Ivanka Trump, Kushner have 'unusual connection' with Chilean company owner that worked with administration to secure mining lease
A Chilean mining company whose owner has business ties to President Donald Trump's daughter Ivanka Trump and his son-in-law Jared Kushner was able to clear significant "roadblocks" in the early days of the Trump administration in order to reverse Obama-era restrictions that prevented it from mining near protected land in Minnesota, The New York Times reported Monday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

House won't vote on lawmaker pay raise 'at this point in time,' top Democrat says
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said Tuesday he's not going to move forward with a bill that includes the cost of living adjustment to increase House members salaries "at this point in time," but he didn't fully rule it out.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Trump taps Melania Trump's spokeswoman as next White House press secretary
Melania Trump's spokeswoman Stephanie Grisham will get a major new role as both White House press secretary and communications director, the first lady tweeted Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

House to vote on border aid amid White House veto threat and Democratic infighting
The House of Representatives is expected to vote Tuesday on legislation to approve roughly $4.5 billion in aid for the growing crisis at the US southern border -- a vote that will come amid Democratic infighting over the package and a White House veto threat.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Acting US Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders to leave
Acting Customs and Border Protection Commissioner John Sanders is resigning, he said in a message sent to agency employees Tuesday, amid the dramatic increase in the number of undocumented migrants crossing the border and a fight over how to address it.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

US debt projected to hit 'unprecedented levels' over the next 30 years, CBO says
The nation's federal debt is now projected to balloon to "unprecedented levels" over the next 30 years, if policymakers fail to change laws, potentially pushing the country into the risk of a "fiscal crisis," the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office said in a new report Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

The Point: How Google searches might be able to predict the 2020 Democratic race
We are what we search.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

GOP rep says migrant children 'are free to leave' facilities 'at any time'
A Texas Republican congressman suggested Monday night that migrant children are able to leave a children's facility in Texas "at any time" but don't because they're well cared for.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Analysis: US and Iran showdown goes from terrible to worse
President Donald Trump balked at greenlighting a "cocked and loaded" military strike on Iran last week, but by tightening an already choking sanctions squeeze on the bitter US foe he might merely have selected a slower path to war.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

100 children moved back to controversial Clint, Texas, border facility
Over 100 children have been moved back to a Clint, Texas, border station where independent monitors called conditions "unconscionable," a Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

100 children moved back to controversial Clint, Texas, facility
Over 100 children have been moved back to a Clint, Texas, border station where independent monitors called conditions "unconscionable," a Customs and Border Protection official said Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Trump says attack by Iran on anything American will be met with 'obliteration'
President Donald Trump threatened Iran with "obliteration" on Tuesday, saying that an attack on "anything American will be met with great and overwhelming force."

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Warren introduces new election security plan
Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Tuesday released a new election security and voter fraud protection plan aimed to "secure our elections from all threats, foreign and domestic."

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

How 2020 Democrats are preparing for the first debate
Democratic presidential candidates will descend on Miami this week for the first pair of debates with many hoping to do what only few so far have achieved: score a breakout moment.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Ocasio-Cortez: It was 'literally easier' to become youngest woman in Congress than to pay off student loans
Rep. Alexandria-Ocasio Cortez claimed on Monday that it was "literally easier" for her to be elected to Congress than pay off her student loans.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Fact-checking Trump's false US history lesson on debt, tariffs and building highways with 'CASH'
Arguing in favor of his tariffs, President Donald Trump claimed on Twitter Sunday that the US had "no debt" and "a big system of tariffs" when it built "everything from Highways to the Military with CASH."

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

The Point: Oregon Republicans are hiding -- literally -- rather than vote on a climate bill
For the last week, Republican members of the Oregon state Senate have been in hiding, fleeing the state rather than be forced to vote on a climate bill that would put a hard cap on greenhouse gas emissions. The goal? To run out the clock until the legislative session ends at the end of the month, robbing majority Democrats -- and the Democratic governor -- of a major priority.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

Iranian president says White House is 'suffering mental disability' over sanctions
Iran accused the United States Tuesday of lying about wanting to resume talks between the two countries in the wake of new sanctions imposed by President Donald Trump earlier this week.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

'We pay for that shit': 9/11 first responder goes off on Congress after McConnell commits to vote on victims fund extension
A 9/11 first responder said Tuesday that any meeting involving President Donald Trump can wait until the Senate passes a bill extending the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which is struggling to pay its current claims and will run out of funding next year.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

9/11 first responder says Trump meeting can wait until Congress passes bill
A 9/11 first responder said Tuesday that any meeting involving President Donald Trump can wait until the Senate passes a bill extending the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund, which is struggling to pay its current claims and will run out of funding next year.

CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

A record-long lack of permanent leadership at the Pentagon is starting to take a toll


CNN Politics
Jun 25, 2019

US and Iran showdown goes from terrible to worse
President Donald Trump balked at greenlighting a "cocked and loaded" military strike on Iran last week, but by tightening an already choking sanctions squeeze on the bitter US foe he might merely have selected a slower path to war.

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