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Trump’s fury rises with key impeachment inquiry testimony on the horizon

Trump’s fury rises with key impeachment inquiry testimony on the horizon

President Donald Trump’s frustration with the Democratic impeachment probe is boiling over, with investigators set Thursday to peel back yet another layer of what is being revealed as a broad, and possibly unlawful, behind-the-scenes scheme to pressure Ukraine for political gain. Trump blew up Wednesday at House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, who made the fateful decision…MORE

Wall Street Journal: Rick Perry spoke with Rudy Giuliani at Trump’s direction about Ukraine

Wall Street Journal: Rick Perry spoke with Rudy Giuliani at Trump’s direction about Ukraine

Energy Secretary Rick Perry said he spoke with President Donald Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani at the President’s direction this spring about alleged Ukrainian corruption, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday. In his first interview about the escalating Ukraine scandal, Perry told the Journal that, at Trump’s direction, he called Giuliani, Trump’s personal lawyer, seeking…MORE

US orders Chinese diplomats to report meetings with state and local officials

US orders Chinese diplomats to report meetings with state and local officials

Chinese diplomats in the United States will now have to report meetings with state and local officials, as well as visits to educational and research institutions, under new rules introduced by the State Department. The restrictions come amid growing concern about Chinese influence in the US and elsewhere, and were introduced in response to similar…MORE

Trump tweeted a photo attacking Nancy Pelosi. She made it her Twitter cover photo.

Trump tweeted a photo attacking Nancy Pelosi. She made it her Twitter cover photo.

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Wednesday redirected an attack from President Donald Trump on Twitter, turning a photo he had tweeted of her during a contentious White House meeting with the caption “Nervous Nancy’s unhinged meltdown!” into her Twitter cover shot. The image released by the White House shows the California Democrat standing with her…MORE

Twitter tells Kamala Harris why it won’t suspend Trump’s account

Twitter tells Kamala Harris why it won’t suspend Trump’s account

Twitter told Sen. Kamala Harris that it would not suspend President Donald Trump’s account despite her urging the company to do so, according to a copy of a letter the company sent to the Harris presidential campaign. In response, the Harris campaign told CNN on Wednesday, “Twitter is not holding Donald Trump accountable for abusing…MORE

Trump doubles down on Syria decision with false claims as Republican anger grows

Trump doubles down on Syria decision with false claims as Republican anger grows

President Donald Trump undermined his own senior officials, frustrated Republican allies, alarmed arms control specialists and further angered members of the military with remarks Wednesday — many of them flatly false — about Turkey’s attack on Kurds once allied with the US in Syria. Trump also appeared to confirm the existence of nuclear weapons on…MORE

Trump makes at least 12 false claims with Italian President

Trump makes at least 12 false claims with Italian President

President Donald Trump was asked Wednesday if he is “okay” with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan saying Tuesday that “we will never declare a ceasefire” in Syria. Trump’s response: “He didn’t say that at all.” While we can’t know what Erdogan might have told US officials in private, his public comments were unequivocal. Trump’s inaccurate…MORE

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