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Nov 14, 2019

Apprehensions at the US-Mexico border continue to decline
Customs and Border Protection apprehended more than 42,000 migrants at the southern border in October, continuing a downward trend in arrests after record highs earlier this year, acting CBP Commissioner Mark Morgan announced Thursday.

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Nov 14, 2019

Here's how the impeachment hearings will work
The first public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump began this week, with Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, and Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent testifying together on Wednesday, and another witness appearing before Congress on Friday.

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Nov 14, 2019

State Department watchdog finds Trump appointees smeared career employee
High-ranking Trump administration political appointees within the State Department improperly retaliated against a career civil servant, according to a long-anticipated report by the department's watchdog released Thursday.

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Nov 14, 2019

The Point: The Democratic field is a mess with Iowa just 81 days away
There are two races happening at the moment in the 2020 Democratic presidential contest.

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Nov 14, 2019

Kellyanne Conway says 'nothing new' in impeachment hearing despite new revelations
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway argued Thursday that there was "nothing new" in the first public hearing of the impeachment inquiry -- despite the top US diplomat in Ukraine revealing a previously unknown conversation involving President Donald Trump that more directly ties the President to the scandal.

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Nov 14, 2019

Voters debate what impeachment hearing means for Trump
CNN's Evan McMorris-Santoro watched the first public hearing in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump with voters in the swing-state Wisconsin.

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Nov 14, 2019

Senate report: Whistleblowers blast Trump administration's immigration policies
The Trump administration's immigration policies have taken a toll on some of the officers tasked with carrying them out, according to a scathing report by Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley.

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Nov 14, 2019

Michael Bloomberg to skip New Hampshire primary
Former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg will not file for the Democratic presidential primary in New Hampshire, a senior Bloomberg adviser confirmed to CNN on Thursday, following a plan to skip contests in early states should he decide to officially launch a 2020 bid.

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Nov 14, 2019

Latest on Trump impeachment inquiry


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Nov 14, 2019

New revelations from first public hearings paint damning portrait of Trump
Dramatic new disclosures on Day 1 of the House impeachment hearings painted an incriminating picture of Donald Trump as a President instinctively willing to sacrifice America's interests for his own.

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Nov 14, 2019

Recanvass begins in Kentucky governor's race
The recanvass of the Kentucky governor's race results is officially underway.

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Nov 14, 2019

Deval Patrick announces presidential campaign
Deval Patrick officially announced a late-entry 2020 presidential campaign on Thursday, thrusting the former Massachusetts governor into an already crowded field of Democratic candidates less than three months before the Iowa caucuses and New Hampshire primary.

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Nov 14, 2019

Erdogan showed GOP senators 'surreal' propaganda video during WH meeting
During a meeting in the Oval Office Wednesday, Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan pulled out an iPad to show a small group of Republican senators and President Donald Trump a propaganda video casting the Kurds in a negative light, according to a GOP source familiar with the situation.

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Nov 14, 2019

'From the bottom of my heart': Bernie Sanders bounces as health scare fades
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez capped her debut on the Iowa hustings in support of Bernie Sanders last week with a blunt call to action.

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Nov 14, 2019

What Roger Stone's trial revealed about Trump and Mueller
Almost six months after special counsel Robert Mueller formally ended his investigation into the Trump campaign's ties to Russia in 2016, a wealth of new information about Donald Trump's involvement came out in the criminal trial of his former adviser Roger Stone.

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Nov 14, 2019

Public impeachment hearing paints damning portrait of Trump
Dramatic new disclosures on Day 1 of the House impeachment hearings painted an incriminating picture of Donald Trump as a President instinctively willing to sacrifice America's interests for his own.

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Nov 14, 2019

Trump DC hotel sales pitch boasts of millions to be made from foreign governments
In its effort to sell off the lease to the Trump International Hotel in Washington the Trump Organization has put together a glossy investor brochure complete with pictures showcasing the hotel's grandiose architecture, its central location and its spa's Himalayan salt chamber.

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Nov 14, 2019

After one day of TV hearings, the impeachment battle lines remain the same
Thirty-eight minutes into his opening statement during Wednesday's impeachment hearing, Amb. Bill Taylor, the career foreign service officer and top US diplomat to Ukraine, paused, took a drink of water, and delivered the day's biggest bombshell.

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Nov 14, 2019

Ukraine accusations come to life in public hearings. Here's the latest in the impeachment inquiry
Diplomat Bill Taylor on Wednesday played the role of the unimpeachable truth-telling Vietnam vet in Congress that a lot of people thought Robert Mueller would play.

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Nov 14, 2019

Analysis: What the first public impeachment hearing tells us about the path forward
The first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday lived up to the hype, and the daylong affair gave both parties plenty to chew on as the inquiry moves forward.

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Nov 13, 2019

Barr blames impeachment inquiry for derailing gun legislation efforts
Attorney General William Barr said Wednesday that efforts in Washington to pass gun legislation in the wake of a spate of deadly mass shootings have been derailed because of the impeachment proceedings in Congress.

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Nov 13, 2019

GOP senators take tough line with Erdogan on Syria and Russia in White House meeting
A handful of Republican senators on Wednesday warned Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan during a candid and at times tense meeting that Turkey will face US sanctions unless it reverses course on the purchase of a Russian missile defense system, according to a senior administration official and two sources familiar with the matter.

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Nov 13, 2019

Appeals court hands Trump another loss, saying Congress can seek his tax returns
The DC Circuit Court of Appeals has denied for the second time President Donald Trump's attempt to stop an accounting firm from turning over his financial documents to the House.

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Nov 13, 2019

US Defense Department Inspector General declines to open probe into Ukraine aid delay
The US Defense Department Inspector General's Office is declining to open an investigation into why military assistance to Ukraine was delayed by the Trump administration.

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Nov 13, 2019

AOC on impeachment hearings: Republicans must 'decide what their role is going to be in the scope of history'
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Wednesday put the onus on Republicans to take a stand following the kickoff of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

'Truth matters': Prosecutors urge jury to convict Roger Stone for lying to protect Trump
Prosecutors closed their criminal trial of Republican politico Roger Stone on Wednesday by making a forceful argument that the longtime Washington operator had lied to Congress about his engagement with WikiLeaks in 2016 to shield one person: President Donald Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

Taylor's opening statement was 40 mins. Hear the key moments
The top US diplomat to Ukraine, Bill Taylor, addressed the House Intelligence Committee with a 40-minute opening statement and described an "irregular channel" of communication with Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

Sign-ups slip in initial days of Obamacare open enrollment
Lower premiums and additional choices have yet to draw more people to Obamacare for 2020 as open enrollment begins.

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Nov 13, 2019

The Point: Donald Trump *definitely* didn't pay attention to the impeachment hearing
Even as the public debate over his presidential future opened on Capitol Hill, President Donald Trump wasn't paying it any mind.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

What the first public impeachment hearing tells us about the path forward
The first public impeachment hearing on Wednesday lived up to the hype, and the daylong affair gave both parties plenty to chew on as the inquiry moves forward.

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Nov 13, 2019

Mississippi Democrat Mike Espy announces he will run for Senate against Cindy Hyde-Smith
Mike Espy, a Mississippi Democrat whose heated special Senate runoff against Cindy Hyde-Smith in 2018 turned into a nationally watched affair, announced on Tuesday that he will challenge her to a rematch in 2020.

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Nov 13, 2019

Chad Wolf is the new acting Homeland Security secretary
Chad Wolf is now the acting Homeland Security secretary, according to a department spokesperson, making him the fifth person to lead the third largest department in the federal government under President Donald Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

See witnesses' response to Trump's all caps tweet
Rep. Eric Swalwell (D-CA) asks impeachment hearing witnesses Bill Taylor and George Kent if they are "never Trumpers" after President Trump made the assertion on Twitter.

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Nov 13, 2019

GOP senators air concerns during unusual White House meeting with Erdogan
A small group of Republican senators who traditionally focus on foreign policy issues have been invited to the White House for a meeting with President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- including Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch.

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Nov 13, 2019

Follow the impeachment action in Congress


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Nov 13, 2019

Quick timeline of Trump-Ukraine events that led to impeachment hearings
The impeachment inquiry centers on claims that President Donald Trump used US tax dollars as bait to pressure Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to open investigations that could damage former Vice President Joe Biden heading into the 2020 election.

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Nov 13, 2019

Deval Patrick tells allies he's running for president
Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is telling friends and allies in phone calls on Wednesday that he has made a decision to run for president, two people familiar with the matter say.

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Nov 13, 2019

The most important moments of the first day of public impeachment hearings
The House Intelligence Committee opened historic impeachment hearings Wednesday to investigate whether President Donald Trump (and his allies) abused his office in an attempt to strong-arm Ukraine into opening an inquiry into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Nov 13, 2019

Impeachment hearing testimony further connects Trump to Ukraine pressure
The House is taking a historic step forward Wednesday in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, holding public hearings that Democrats hope will show the public that the President abused the power of his office to obtain dirt on a potential 2020 rival while withholding vital security aid from Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

Jimmy Carter 'up and walking' after hospitalization, pastor says
Former President Jimmy Carter is "up and walking" after undergoing an operation Tuesday to relieve pressure on his brain, a family pastor said on Wednesday.

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Nov 13, 2019

Republicans shrug off impeachment hearings as 'boring'
Heading into Wednesday's first public impeachment hearing, Republicans had argued the facts weren't there to impeach President Donald Trump. And they complained the proceedings were taking place behind closed doors.

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Nov 13, 2019

Toobin calls this testimony moment a 'bombshell' revelation
CNN's chief legal analyst Jeffrey Toobin discusses a portion of Bill Taylor's testimony where he talks about a phone call between President Donald Trump and Ambassador Sondland. Toobin calls it a "bombshell" revelation that Trump cared about Biden not about Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

These are the lawyers questioning Taylor and Kent
The underpaid and overworked lawyers on Capitol Hill will have their turn in the spotlight on Wednesday, as Daniel Goldman and Steve Castor emerge from their temporary home in the basement of the Capitol to publicly question for the first time key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump meets with Turkey's Erdogan on first day of public impeachment hearings
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to the White House on Wednesday -- a month after President Donald Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria triggered a Turkish onslaught -- was already set to make waves.

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Nov 13, 2019

Bill Weld files for New Hampshire primary
Former Massachusetts Gov. Bill Weld on Wednesday said he filed for the New Hampshire Republican primary and is now on the ballot in the first-in-the-nation primary state.

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Nov 13, 2019

Federal judge presses Justice Department to release Mueller interview summaries in CNN lawsuit
After CNN's major win getting access to witness memos from the Mueller investigation earlier this month, a federal judge has prioritized CNN's request for Mueller interview summaries over BuzzFeed News' lawsuit asking for millions of Mueller documents.

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Nov 13, 2019

House expected to pass spending bill next week as shutdown deadline looms
House Majority Leader Steny Hoyer said on Wednesday that the House is expected to pass a spending bill next week to fund the federal government through December 20, just before a November 21 deadline to prevent another government shutdown.

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Nov 13, 2019

READ: Chairman Adam Schiff's opening statement


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Nov 13, 2019

READ: Republican Rep. Devin Nunes' opening statement


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Nov 13, 2019

The Point: The most important moments of the first day of public impeachment hearings
The House Intelligence Committee opened historic impeachment hearings Wednesday to investigate whether President Donald Trump (and his allies) abused his office in an attempt to strong-arm Ukraine into opening an inquiry into his political rival, former Vice President Joe Biden.

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Nov 13, 2019

Diplomat testifies Trump cared more about investigations of Biden than Ukraine
The House is taking a historic step forward Wednesday in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, holding public hearings that Democrats hope will show the public that the President abused the power of his office to obtain dirt on a potential 2020 rival while withholding vital security aid from Ukraine.

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Nov 13, 2019

George Conway says he is 'horrified' over GOP's impeachment defense of Trump
Conservative lawyer George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said Wednesday he's "horrified" and "appalled" with the Republican Party's defense of President Donald Trump in the impeachment inquiry.

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Nov 13, 2019

READ: George Kent's opening statement


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Nov 13, 2019

READ: Bill Taylor's opening statement


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Nov 13, 2019

Trump administration proposes rule that would deny work permits to some asylum seekers
US Citizenship and Immigration Services on Wednesday proposed a rule that would bar asylum seekers who illegally crossed the border from obtaining work authorization and delay when permits can be granted.

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Nov 13, 2019

Top US diplomat in Ukraine reveals new information about Trump's views on the country
Bill Taylor, the top US diplomat in Ukraine, revealed new information in his opening statement during the first public impeachment hearing about President Donald Trump's personal interest in Ukraine launching investigations into his political rivals.

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Nov 13, 2019

Diplomat testifies EU ambassador said Trump's interest in Ukraine was 'investigations of Biden'
The House is taking a historic step forward Wednesday in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, holding public hearings that Democrats hope will show the public that the President abused the power of his office to obtain dirt on a potential 2020 rival while withholding vital security aid from Ukraine.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Ruth Bader Ginsburg misses court due to illness
Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg was not on the bench for oral arguments Wednesday due to illness, according to Chief Justice John Roberts.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

The most important documents related to the Trump impeachment inquiry
The impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump has left quite a paper trail, which started with a whistleblower complaint about Trump's interactions with the President of Ukraine, led to the White House releasing its transcript of the phone call in question and extends with each new subpoena issued by House Democrats to examine whether Trump abused his office.

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Nov 13, 2019

Analysis: Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages
The gravity and drama of the first televised impeachment hearings into Donald Trump's presidency on Wednesday will imprint themselves on history and reverberate far from Washington.

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Nov 13, 2019

Pompeo downplays impeachment inquiry ahead of diplomats' public testimony
Just hours before two State Department officials become the first public witnesses in the House impeachment probe, Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday dismissed that inquiry as "noise" and did not knock down a suggestion that it could be harmful to US foreign policy.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

The Point: What, exactly, is Hillary Clinton doing?
On Tuesday, Hillary Clinton was asked whether she might -- still -- run for president in 2020. Here's part of how she responded:

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Cuccinelli expected to be elevated to acting deputy secretary of Homeland Security
Ken Cuccinelli is expected to be placed in the number two post at the Department of Homeland Security by Chad Wolf, the incoming acting Homeland Security Secretary, after legal hurdles prevented Cuccinelli from serving in the top role, according to a source familiar with the plan.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump invites GOP senators for unusual meeting with Erdogan to 'clear the air'
A small group of Republican senators who traditionally focus on foreign policy issues have been invited to the White House for a meeting with President Donald Trump and Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan -- including Senate Foreign Relations Committee Chairman Jim Risch.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Trump to meet Turkey's Erdogan on first day of public impeachment hearings
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan's visit to the White House on Wednesday -- a month after President Donald Trump's withdrawal of US troops from Syria triggered a Turkish onslaught -- was already set to make waves.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Ohio Rep. Tim Ryan endorses Joe Biden
Former Democratic presidential candidate Rep. Tim Ryan endorsed Joe Biden's presidential bid Wednesday, saying the former vice president has the ability to win swing states President Donald Trump won in 2016.

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Nov 13, 2019

Key US diplomats to testify in first public impeachment hearing
The House is taking a historic step forward Wednesday in its impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, holding public hearings that Democrats hope will show the public that the President abused the power of his office to obtain dirt on a potential 2020 rival while withholding vital security aid from Ukraine.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Staff lawyers to take star role in first hearings on impeachment
The underpaid and overworked lawyers on Capitol Hill will have their turn in the spotlight on Wednesday, as Daniel Goldman and Steve Castor emerge from their temporary home in the basement of the Capitol to publicly question for the first time key witnesses in the impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump.

CNN Politics
Nov 13, 2019

Suspicionless phone searches at the border are unconstitutional, court rules
A federal court ruled Tuesday that suspicionless searches of international travelers' smartphones and laptops at US ports of entry are unconstitutional.

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Nov 13, 2019

Trump impeachment hearings will echo through the ages
The gravity and drama of the first televised impeachment hearings into Donald Trump's presidency on Wednesday will imprint themselves on history and reverberate far from Washington.

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Nov 13, 2019

First public hearing in the Trump impeachment inquiry


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Nov 13, 2019

'Don't get discouraged': Jimmy Carter's church prays for his recovery after hospitalization
A small crowd gathered Tuesday at former President Jimmy Carter's church where they prayed for his recovery hours after he underwent an operation to relieve pressure on his brain from recent falls.

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Nov 13, 2019

Convicted US soldier could soon have sentence commuted after Trump ordered review of charges, lawyer says
A US service member who was found guilty in 2013 of second-degree murder for ordering his men to fire on three men on a motorcycle in Afghanistan could soon have his sentence commuted by President Donald Trump, his lawyer told CNN late Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Washington Post: Indicted Giuliani associate said he discussed Ukraine with Trump at donor dinner
Lev Parnas, the indicted associate of Rudy Giuliani, has told associates that he and his business partner, Igor Fruman, discussed Ukraine with President Donald Trump at an April 2018 donor dinner, The Washington Post reported Tuesday.

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Nov 12, 2019

Democrats' 2020 uncertainty has heavyweights thinking about a run
Three Democratic heavyweights this week have dangled the possibility of a 2020 White House run, a reflection of the extraordinarily unsettled nature of the Democratic field only a few months before voting begins.

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Nov 12, 2019

Washington Post: White House to livestream border wall construction
White House senior adviser Jared Kushner and other administration aides are planning to launch 24-hour web cameras at the southern border to livestream wall construction, The Washington Post reported on Tuesday.

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Nov 12, 2019

Analysis: GOP's defense of Trump, Democrats' rebuttal and more from the impeachment inquiry
The day before the first public hearings of the impeachment inquiry, House Republicans published an 18-page memo arguing that the system focused on President Donald Trump is flawed, that he did nothing wrong and that there was no pressure applied to Ukraine.

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Nov 12, 2019

Nikki Haley said Trump is truthful. Cooper rolls the tape
Former UN Ambassador Nikki Haley said that in all of her interactions with President Trump, he was a truthful person. CNN's Anderson Cooper breaks down her claim on 'The Ridiculist.'

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Nov 12, 2019

READ: Next week's schedule of public impeachment hearings
The House Intelligence Committee announced Tuesday that it will hear publicly next week from eight officials who have already appeared for closed-door depositions in the impeachment inquiry.

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Nov 12, 2019

Report on probe into Russia investigation may be nearly finished
Multiple witnesses who interviewed with the Justice Department Inspector General's Office as part of its probe into the opening of the Russia investigation have been asked in recent days to come in and review portions of the draft report, a sign that the highly anticipated document is nearing publication, people familiar with the situation told CNN.

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Nov 12, 2019

Impeachment investigators slate open hearings for 8 more witnesses next week
The House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday announced it will hear publicly from eight witnesses over three days next week, in another sign Democrats are pushing to complete their impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump before the end of the year.

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Nov 12, 2019

Stephen Miller privately promoted stories from white nationalist and fringe media organizations
Stephen Miller, the controversial senior White House policy adviser who holds hardline views on immigration, promoted stories from white nationalist and fringe media organizations to staffers of the far-right website Breitbart, a trove of leaked 2015 emails published Tuesday revealed.

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Nov 12, 2019

Five things to watch for the first public impeachment hearing
The impeachment inquiry is going public, a pivotal step for House Democrats as they try to make their case to the country that President Donald Trump should be the third president in US history to be impeached.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Chad Wolf moves one step closer to becoming acting DHS chief
Chad Wolf cleared a vote Tuesday that paves the way for him to become undersecretary for the Office of Strategy, Policy and Plans at the Department of Homeland Security -- and eventually acting Homeland Security secretary.

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Nov 12, 2019

Mulvaney's 'incomprehensible' legal maneuvering angers many
The White House is entering a pivotal phase of impeachment proceedings amid internal consternation over legal strategy and fresh apprehension at how President Donald Trump will react to hours of televised testimony.

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Nov 12, 2019

Hillary Clinton says 'many, many, many people' pressuring her to consider 2020 presidential run
Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday said "many, many, many people" were pressuring her to consider a 2020 presidential bid, but held that it is "absolutely not in my plans."

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Leading the House impeachment inquiry is not where Adam Schiff expected to be
When Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California decided to join the House Intelligence Committee in 2008, leading an impeachment inquiry one day wasn't quite what he anticipated.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

The Point: Is Pete Buttigieg peaking too soon?
The last 48 hours may well be the best 48 hours of South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg's 2020 presidential campaign.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

New York Times: Trump floated firing intel watchdog who shared whistleblower complaint
President Donald Trump has raised firing the intelligence community inspector general, Michael Atkinson, for deeming a whistleblower complaint regarding the President's Ukraine dealings to be credible and reporting it to Congress, The New York Times reported Tuesday.

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Nov 12, 2019

READ: Democrats circulate memo pushing back on GOP impeachment talking points
The Republican staff on the three panels involved in the impeachment investigation have drafted a detailed memo outlining their defense of President Donald Trump. In response to the GOP memo, Democrats released a rebuttal of their own Tuesday. Read the Democratic response below:

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Nov 12, 2019

Fate of DACA immigrants may hang on vote of Chief Justice Roberts
At the close of Supreme Court arguments Tuesday over the fate of certain young undocumented immigrants, the question appeared to be: What will John Roberts do?

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

White House infighting grows on eve of hearing
CNN's Kaitlan Collins reports on feuds growing in the White House on the eve of public impeachment hearings.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Democratic voters want the 2020 field to shrink, not grow
Two more Democrats are considering joining the 2020 presidential primary, despite voters sending signals for months that they are largely happy with their choices and would like the field of candidates vying to take on President Donald Trump to shrink, not grow.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

US has surveillance video of a possible war crime by Turkish-backed forces in Syria
As President Donald Trump prepares to welcome Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdogan to the White House on Wednesday, two US defense officials tell CNN that the US military is in possession of at least one drone surveillance video which the US believes captured a possible war crime being perpetrated by Turkish-commanded fighters in Syria.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Trump 2016 details hidden in Mueller report revealed in Roger Stone trial
Candidate Donald Trump expected leaks during the 2016 campaign that could hurt Hillary Clinton -- and his campaign openly welcomed them, a former top campaign aide testified in court Tuesday.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

The top US diplomat to Ukraine came out of retirement for the job. Now he's a key impeachment witness.
Ambassador Bill Taylor came out of retirement to lead the US embassy in Kiev -- a decision he did not take lightly. Now the longtime diplomat is a central figure in the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump and will become one of the first witnesses to testify publicly as part of the probe.

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Nov 12, 2019

The GOP's defense of Trump, annotated


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Nov 12, 2019

Hate crimes remain at heightened levels, FBI report finds
The number of hate crime incidents reported to the FBI last year remain at the heightened levels they surged to in 2017, according to statistics released Tuesday by the bureau.

CNN Politics
Nov 12, 2019

Analysis: Impeachment has stagnated in the polls. That happened with Nixon, too.
This week is arguably the most important to date in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. It's the first time there will be public testimony, which comes at a time when the American people have become seemingly locked in their impeachment positions: They're for the inquiry but much less sold on impeaching and removing Trump from office.

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Nov 12, 2019

The Point: Why Rahm Emanuel thinks Democrats keep learning all the wrong lessons from their wins
The 2018 midterms and the 2019 off-year elections were very, very good for Democrats.

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