The White House outlined in a defiant eight-page letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and top Democrats on Tuesday why it will not participate in their “illegitimate and unconstitutional” impeachment inquiry, charging that the proceedings have run ...

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The white Fort Worth police officer who's on administrative leave after shooting and killing a black woman inside her home during the weekend is set to be interviewed by investigators Monday, as politicians and community members have begun raising concerns about the tragic use of force. Atatiana Jef

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California lawmakers continued the state’s expansion of rights and protections this year for immigrants who enter the country illegally, with laws signed by Gov. Gavin Newsom allowing them to serve on government boards and commissions and banning arrests for immigration violations in courthouses acr

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In a packed Democratic field, and amid a tight race between former Vice-President Joe Biden and Massachusetts Sen. Elizabeth Warren, there are new reports that former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg may consider a bid for the nomination. Bloomberg, who has long been a staunch critic of President Tr

Moderate-centrist New York City councilman takes on firebrand AOC for congressional seat
A challenger to Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on "The Daily Briefing with Dana Perino" on Monday to explain why he’s challenging the controversial Democrat and freshman lawmaker. New York City Councilman Fernando Cabrera, who is running to represent New York's 14th Congressional District, said   Fox News  
ABC News apologizes for airing fake Syria bombing footage
ABC News apologized Monday after broadcasting a fake video claiming to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurdish civilians in northern Syria. During Sunday’s “ABC World News Tonight,” host Tom Llamas played footage “appearing to show Turkey’s military bombing Kurd civilians in a Syrian border town.” In   Washington Times  
Dan Bongino: Most of media refuses to call out Adam Schiff's false claims
Most of the mainstream media refuses to call out House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif., over his false claims about his contact with the whistleblower who reported President Trump's call with Ukraine's leader, Fox News contributor Dan Bongino argued Monday. Bongino, a former Se   Fox News  
Many Texas school districts are relying on their own talent to run controversial charter partnerships
Texas school districts using a new state law to pursue innovative partnerships with charters have turned to familiar faces to run them. Traditional school districts are teaming up with nonprofits or local universities to open charter schools, but they’re largely placing the operation of the campuses   Dallas Morning News  
GOP braces for impeachment brawl
Senate Republicans are set to be thrown into the middle of a high-profile fight over impeachment and President Trump Donald John Trump WHCA calls on Trump to denounce video depicting him shooting media outlets Video of fake Trump shooting members of media shown at his Miami resort: report Trump hits   The Hill  
NY Times: Violent parody video shown at Trump resort
WASHINGTON (AP) — A graphically violent parody video, shown at a meeting of President Donald Trump's supporters at his Miami resort, depicted a likeness of the president shooting and stabbing his opponents and members of the news media in a church, The New York Times reported Sunday. In the video, T   Houston Chronicle  
Billionaires could face up to 97.5 percent tax rates under Sanders’ plan: economists
Two economists at the University of California, Berkeley claim that billionaires could face a 97.5 percent average effective tax rate under Sen. Bernie Sanders’ plan, which would easily thump other Democrats running for president in 2020. Emmanuel Saez, one of the professors, told Bloomberg that “wi   Fox News  
CBS News Battleground Tracker: Warren extends lead across early states, New Hampshire and draws even with Biden in Iowa
Early-state Democratic voters say President Trump's allegations against Joe Biden have not affected their views of Biden and largely think they aren't true. Even so, it's Elizabeth Warren who continues to draw support from Democrats. She has extended the aggregate lead she had in this poll last mont   CBS News  
Republicans wrestle with impeachment strategy
Senate Republicans realize they need to push back more aggressively on the fast-moving impeachment inquiry in the House, but they have yet to display a unified strategy. The disunity comes as public opinion polls show growing support for impeachment proceedings, giving more momentum to congressional   The Hill  
Hunter Biden to step down from Chinese board
NEW YORK — Facing intense scrutiny from President Trump and his Republican allies, Hunter Biden announced on Sunday that he will step down from the board of directors of a Chinese-backed private equity firm at the end of the month as part of a pledge not to work on behalf of any foreign-owned compan   Boston Herald