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President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “The Squad,” whom he said he didn’t believe were ...

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New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo recently signed into law legislation designed to make it easier for Congress to obtain President Donald Trump's state tax returns. So far, the only Democrat able to utilize that law wants nothing to do with it. It's just one of a ...

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President Trump said late Sunday night that he wants to set up a meeting with Senate Minority Leader Charles E. Schumer about conditions at the U.S.-Mexico border following the New York Democrat’s tour of migrant detention centers that he called ...

Explainer: Send him back? What it would take for Congress to impeach Trump
(Reuters) - A dark cloud of impeachment has threatened President Donald Trump for many months, with Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives, where any such effort to remove him from office would begin, divided about whether to proceed. In ...   Reuters  
This week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill
All eyes will be on special counsel Robert Mueller Robert (Bob) Swan Mueller Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have 'no ...   The Hill  
President Trump Continues Twitter Attacks on Democratic Congresswomen, Saying They Are 'Capable' of Loving the U.S.
President Donald Trump drew fresh criticism on Sunday with an eighth day of attacks on the four progressive Democratic Congresswomen known as “The Squad,” whom he said he didn’t believe were ...   Time  
'Damning' facts, proof of 'high crimes' to be highlighted by Mueller testimony, top Dems say
House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., said Sunday that former special counsel Robert Mueller's report "presents very substantial evidence" that President Donald Trump "is guilty of high crimes and misdemeanors." Speaking with "Fox News ...   NBC News  
Two Democrats vow to press forward on Trump impeachment
House Democratic leaders were successful Wednesday in staving off a bid to impeach President Trump Donald John Trump Liz Cheney: 'Send her back' chant 'inappropriate' but not about race, gender ...   The Hill  
Puerto Rico governor struggles to stay in office amid firestorm over leak of vulgar chat room talk
A defiant Gov. Ricardo Rossello has resisted stepping down, saying in his latest statement last week, "my commitment is to keep on working." The governor has faced mounting pressure to resign ...   ABC  
'I thought our country was beyond that,’ says Booker, condemning Trump rhetoric as racist
WASHINGTON — U.S. Sen. Cory Booker lashed into President Donald Trump on Sunday, calling him “a demagogic fear-mongering person” whose rhetoric harkens back to some of the darkest days of American politics. Booker, who is seeking the 2020 Democratic ...   NJ.com  
Trump Administration Revising U.S. Citizenship Test
The Trump administration is planning changes to the U.S. citizenship test. The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services says it is revising the test to ensure that "it continues to serve as an accurate measure of a naturalization applicant's civics knowledge.   NPR  
Colin Reed: Elizabeth Warren makes a fateful choice – Will it help her beat Biden, Harris in the final round?
While her fellow leftists spent their time immersed in the feud between President Trump and "the squad," Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., kept her eye on the prize, continuing her laser-like focus on the populist economic message that has driven her ...   Fox News  
Ocasio-Cortez calls for '9/11-style commission' to investigate Trump family separation policy
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Ocasio-Cortez tears into Trump's immigration agenda: 'It's about ethnicity and racism' George Takei: US has hit a new low under Trump # ...   The Hill