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Booker defends his flagging campaign, refuses PAC funds

By Andrew O'Reilly

2020 Democratic presidential primary hopeful Cory Booker defended his flagging campaign on Sunday and pleaded with voters to support his White House run after he swore off taking money from political action committees.

Schiff, Jordan trade barbs during impeachment deposition over who's on TV more

By Andrew O'Reilly

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., and Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, traded heated words last month during a closed-door deposition in the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.

Officials still puzzled about 'hovering' object that prompted lockdown in DC

By Chad Pergram

Security officials on Capitol Hill are still puzzled by what actually sparked the security threat to be issued Tuesday morning that put both the White House and the U.S. Capitol on lockdown.

Trump Says U.S. Will Designate Drug Cartels in Mexico as Terrorist Groups

By Liam Stack and Kirk Semple

The comments, made in an interview with the former Fox News host Bill O’Reilly, came three weeks after nine American citizens, including six children, were killed in Mexico.

Deval Patrick considering entering 2020 Democratic presidential primary

By Andrew O'Reilly

Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick is the latest Democrat to consider joining the 2020 Democratic presidential primary fray, with sources close to the politician telling the Associated Press he is mulling a White House run.

Giuliani associate told Ukrainians to investigate Bidens, lawyer says

By Andrew O'Reilly

An associate of Rudy Giuliani traveled to Kiev shortly before the inauguration of Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky to demand the new administration publically announce an investigation into 2020 Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden and his son, or else Vice President Mike Pence would not attend the swearing-in of the new president and the United States would freeze aid to the Eastern European nation.

Adam Schiff: John Bolton is 'key witness' in impeachment inquiry

By Andrew O'Reilly

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., said that President Trump’s former national security adviser John Bolton is a “very important” witness in the House’s ongoing impeachment inquiry into the president.

House Dems angered that Trump told Russia, Turkey of al-Baghdadi raid, but not Pelosi

By Andrew O'Reilly

Despite nearly universal praise for the U.S. troops involved in the raid on Saturday that led to the death of ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, leading congressional Democrats were unhappy that the Trump Administration failed to brief them beforehand.

Trump defends decision to withdraw troops from Syria amid GOP criticism

By Andrew O'Reilly

President Trump vigorously defended on Monday his decision to withdraw United States troops from northern Syria ahead of a planned invasion of the region by Turkey, even as his Republican allies in both the Senate and House vehemently criticized the move.

House Dems subpoena Pentagon, White House budget office in impeachment inquiry

By Andrew O'Reilly

The chairmen of three powerful House committees on Monday issued subpoenas to the Pentagon and the White House Office of Management and Budget for documents relating to President Trump’s July phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky, in the latest escalation of Democrats' impeachment inquiry.

California Republicans worry state's tax return law could devastate their down-ballot hopes in 2020

By Andrew O'Reilly

Republicans in California are crying foul over a new law that requires gubernatorial and presidential candidates to disclose tax returns in order to appear on 2020 primary ballots -- worried about voter turnout implications for their party in numerous races, even though the law is largely aimed at President Trump. 

California Republicans worry state's tax return law could devastate their down-ballot hopes in 2020

By Andrew O'Reilly

Republicans in California are crying foul over a new law that requires gubernatorial and presidential candidates to disclose tax returns in order to appear on 2020 primary ballots -- worried about voter turnout implications for their party in numerous races, even though the law is largely aimed at President Trump. 

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologizes for wearing blackface in college sorority skit

By Andrew O'Reilly

Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey apologized on Thursday for her role in a racist skit involving blackface that her sorority put on when she was a student at Auburn University in the sixties.

Trump slams 'thoroughly disgraced' Comey over inspector general findings

By Andrew O'Reilly

President Trump and his Republican allies in Congress slammed former FBI director James Comey on Thursday following the release of a highly anticipated report by the Justice Department’s inspector general on his handling of memos documenting private conversations with the president. 

Kirsten Gillibrand drops out of 2020 race: 'I'm ending my presidential campaign'

By Andrew O'Reilly

Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand of New York on Wednesday became the latest Democrat to exit the 2020 presidential primary, announcing that she is abandoning her campaign for the White House after failing to meet the fundraising and polling thresholds for September's debate in Houston. 

Cherokee Nation aims to send first delegate to Congress, citing past treaties

By Andrew O'Reilly

The Cherokee Nation is citing treaties signed with the U.S. government in the 18th and 19th centuries in a fresh bid to push for their own representative in Congress.

DC consultant's alleged affair with Ilhan Omar is front and center in divorce papers

By Andrew O'Reilly

The wife of a prominent Washington political consultant has filed for divorce, claiming her husband made a “devastating and shocking” revelation that he was having an affair with freshman Rep. Ilhan Omar, D-Minn.

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