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Democrat says he’ll take Trump-like path to presidency

Democrat Andrew Yang understands he’s unknown to much of America but says he’ll ride what seems like an improbable path to the White House just like President Donald Trump. Read More

Planned Parenthood: States should oppose Trump ‘gag rule’

It’s time for states with leaders who support abortion rights to go on the offensive against Trump administration attempts to restrict abortion that would reduce access to health care, the president of Planned Parenthood said today. Read More

Man who mailed pipe bombs to Trump critics blames steroids

A Florida man who mailed crudely made pipe bombs to prominent critics of President Donald Trump said he abused steroids for over 40 years, an issue his lawyers say they’ll cite at sentencing. Read More

The firing of James Comey, as retold by the Mueller report

After neither Attorney General Jeff Sessions nor Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein raised concerns about Comey’s firing, Trump asked Rosenstein to draft a memo recommending the dismissal, and to “put the Russia stuff” in it, according to the notes of a senior Justice Department official. Read More

Trump demands Congress curb Twitter policies he calls ‘discriminatory’

Twitter Inc. Chief Executive Officer Jack Dorsey met with Donald Trump at the White House today, the same day the president tweeted that Congress should “get involved” in a battle against “discriminatory” practices by the social media company. Read More

Massachusetts Congressman Seth Moulton is running for president

Rep. Seth Moulton, D-Mass., a third-term congressman who has pushed for a “new generation of leadership” in Washington, declared his candidacy for president today, becoming the 19th candidate to enter the Democratic primary field. Read More

Democrats summon ex-White House lawyer Don McGahn on Mueller report

Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said in a statement today that he issued the subpoena for McGahn’s testimony on May 21 and for him to hand over related documents by May 7. Read More

Trump, business organization sue Democratic House chairman

The complaint became the latest front in the intensifying battle between the president and the Democrats who control the House of Representatives and are committed to investigating Trump and his finances. Read More

Giuliani says Trump camp did no wrong by taking Russian help

President Donald Trump’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani insisted the president’s 2016 campaign did nothing wrong by taking information from the Russians, as House Democrats pledged stepped-up investigations into campaign misconduct and possible crimes of obstruction. Read More

Fake news? Mueller isn’t buying it

President Donald Trump and his team love to deride unfavorable stories as “fake news,” but it’s clear from Robert Mueller’s report that the special counsel isn’t buying it. Read More

Cory Booker first 2020 presidential hopeful to visit rural Nevada

New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker became the first Democrat running for president in 2020 to campaign in rural Nevada on Friday, saying rural communities have a lot in common with inner-city dwellers who are often “talked down to” and “left behind.” Read More


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