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Today โ€” November 17th 2019Politics

Ex-Homeland Security Employee Says Department Mission Has Changed Under Trump

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Travis Olsen, who left his career at the Department of Homeland Security because of President Trump's policies, and is currently a Democratic candidate for Congress.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:22

Republican-Flipped Districts Gives GOP Candidates 'A Little Bit Of An Edge'

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with three Republicans who won elections earlier this month — Diana Irey Vaughan, Nick Sherman and Michael Adams — about what their victories mean for the 2020 election.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:17

Trump Pardons 2 Service Members In War Crimes Cases

NPR's Michel Martin speaks with Gary Solis, a former U.S. Marine company commander and military judge, about President Trump's clearing of military personnel accused of war crimes.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:16

Recap: 1st Week Of Impeachment Hearings

An overview of key events from the first week of public hearings in the impeachment inquiry.

  • November 16th 2019 at 23:15

House releases transcripts of testimony from Timothy Morrison and Jennifer Williams

The House has released the transcripts from meetings with Timothy Morrison and Jennifer Williams in the impeachment inquiry of President Trump.

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:46
Yesterday โ€” November 16th 2019Politics

Barr Accuses Democrats Of Trying To 'Cripple' The Trump Administration's Power

By Merrit Kennedy
Attorney General William P. Barr, shown here last month in Topeka, Kansas, addressed The Federalist Society at an event on Friday night.

The Attorney General's remarks at The Federalist Society drew swift criticism from some legal experts, who decried his ideas as "authoritarian" and "dangerous."

(Image credit: Ed Zurga/Getty Images)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:55

READ: Testimony Of Jennifer Williams, Aide To Vice President Pence

By NPR Staff
Jennifer Williams, a special adviser to Vice President Pence for Europe and Russia, sat for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill on Nov. 7.

At the time of her deposition on Nov. 7, her lawyer told NPR that Williams' testimony "will largely reflect what is already in the public record."

(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:45

READ: Testimony Of Tim Morrison, Former Russia Director For National Security Council

By Elena Moore
Tim Morrison, a former National Security Council official and adviser to President Trump, arrives Oct. 31 for a closed-door deposition on Capitol Hill in Washington.

In his closed-door deposition on Oct. 31, Morrison said President Trump had indeed asked Ukraine's president for assistance, but he argued the president's conduct wasn't unlawful.

(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)

  • November 16th 2019 at 22:42

NATO ally expels undercover Russian spyย 

NATO ally expels undercover Russian spy In a rare move, NATO ally Bulgaria has expelled an undercover spy affiliated with the Russian military intelligence service, according to a Western intelligence source.


  • November 16th 2019 at 22:11

Labour pledges free dental check-ups for everyone

Labour are pledging to reverse the first ever charges introduced in the NHS by giving everyone in England a free dental check-up.

  • November 16th 2019 at 17:17

Police probe and tree planting pledges: Your quick election catch-up

The general election is creeping closer - here's what happened 11 days into the campaign on Saturday.

  • November 16th 2019 at 15:41

Trump tweeted as Marie Yovanovitch testified: Was it witness tampering?

By Danny Cevallos

"It's very intimidating,” Yovanovitch said about Trump's attacks on her. "I can't speak as to what the president is trying to do but I think the effect is to be very intimidating."

  • November 16th 2019 at 18:33

Can Pete Buttigieg win the presidency?

Can Pete Buttigieg win the presidency?A poll released earlier this week showed Pete Buttigieg leading the Democratic presidential primary pack in Iowa for the first time. Can he really win the presidency?


  • November 16th 2019 at 16:15

High anxiety: Jittery Democrats fear their candidate won't beat Trump

By Alex Seitz-Wald

Acknowledging the concern, former President Barack Obama told his party's moderates to chill and the left to get more realistic.

  • November 16th 2019 at 16:15

Former DOJ Prosecutor Andrew Weissmann On Impeachment Hearings

NPR's Scott Simon talks with former government prosecutor Andrew Weissmann about what he saw this week in the testimony of top U.S. diplomats.

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

Week In Politics

By Ron Elving

What we learned in the first public testimonies in the impeachment hearings, explosive statements made behind closed doors in yet another testimony, and Roger Stone's very bad day in court.

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

Louisiana Votes For Governor

By Paul Braun

The only Democratic governor in the deep South, John Bel Edwards, is fighting to hold on to his seat against Republican candidate Eddie Rispone, a wealthy businessman backed by President Trump.

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

North Carolina Lawmakers Approve Redistricting Plan

By Jeff Tiberii

Facing pressure from the North Carolina Supreme Court, lawmakers in that state are redrawing congressional districts in a way that will likely give Democrats at least two additional U.S. House seats.

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

Opinion: Diplomats Called 'Deep State' Insiders Were Outsiders Fleeing Oppression

By Scott Simon
Two witnesses seen as crucial to the case against President Trump in the impeachment inquiry testified Wednesday.

NPR's Scott Simon examines the personal experiences of the three U.S. career diplomats who have testified this week in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

(Image credit: Jim Lo Scalzo/Getty Images)

  • November 16th 2019 at 14:02

During moving testimony, veteran diplomat gets twitter intimidation from Pres. Trump

Former Ambassador to the Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch gave poised, unconstrained testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee Friday. She described how a smear campaign seemingly orchestrated by President Trump’s personal attorney Rudy Giuliani affected her career, as well as American national security interests. While describing how she felt “threatened” by the president’s language about her on the July 25 phone call, Trump, in real-time tweeted more attacks against her.

  • November 16th 2019 at 13:59
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