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(Page 12) BEGINNING March 29,2019

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6/21/19

S&P 500 slips from record to close out big week for Wall Street

‘I don’t know how we’re going to survive this.’ Some once-loyal farmers begin to doubt Trump. 

Nikki Haley blasts Roy Moore's Senate bid: 'He does not represent our Republican Party'

Sen. Mitt Romney says Americans don’t want to see President Donald Trump impeached

GOP lawmakers skipped town to avoid a climate change vote. Then the governor called the police. 

Pentagon secretly struck back against Iranian cyberspies targeting U.S. ships

ICE raids targeting migrant families slated to start Sunday in major U.S. cities 

Trump administration plans unprecedented roundup of 2K family members in deportation raids

Chicago mayor says city won't cooperate over reported ICE raids

Denver police, mayor say they’re in the dark on ICE raids, won’t assist in any immigration roundup

West Virginia is still waiting on a game-changing $84 billion investment from China that was promised in 2017

Supreme Court sides with immigrant in gun possession case

Conservative Supreme Court justices reverse precedent on property rights cases

Conservative Supreme Court judges may undermine Trump to get their way 

Trump struggles to balance looking tough on Iran with reticence to involve U.S. in conflicts abroad 

The Iran Crisis Is Forcing Trump Into Uncomfortable Territory

Trump’s bizarre tweets and comments about his Iran decision, annotated 

Why Trump Decided Not to Attack Iran

Washington braces for Trump's next move on Iran

Evangelicals go all in for Trump reelection

White House is reviewing a new index to cut Medicare drug spending 

Shields and Brooks on Trump’s Iran decision, Biden segregationist comments

House Dems at odds with Senate in $4.5 billion border bill

Democrats want White House hopefuls to cool it on Biden attacks

Despite gaffes, Biden holds strong support among blacks in South Carolina

Trump says he called off disproportionate Iran strike that would have killed 150

‘We were cocked & loaded’: Trump’s account of Iran attack plan facing scrutiny 

Trump struggles to balance looking tough on Iran with reticence to involve U.S. in conflicts abroad 

Trump says he intends to nominate Esper to lead Pentagon

Trump: 'I think I win the election easier' if Democrats launch impeachment proceedings

Time magazine: Trump threatened reporter with prison time

Trump denies new sexual assault allegation: 'I've never met this person in my life'

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6/20/19

S&P sets new record as stocks rally on Fed cut hopes

S&P 500 closes at new record as Wall Street bets Fed will lower rates, Dow surges nearly 250 points

Fed may lower interest rates, citing Trump's trade war as a threat. 

Senate votes to block Trump's Saudi arms sale

The 7 GOP senators who voted to block all or part of Trump's Saudi arms sale

Nunes found campaign help nearby
(The Central Valley Republican’s toughest reelection relied on an untested consultant.)

Roy Moore, who fell short with 2017 Senate bid, says he will run again for Alabama seat 

Republican lawmaker suggests he would shoot state troopers if sent to get him for climate vote

Pence to help launch 'Latinos for Trump' in Miami

US official confirms Iran shot down drone, says it was in international airspace

As Iran Tensions Rise, New Acting Pentagon Chief Must Navigate Trump Team
(Mark Esper has long-established ties to Mike Pompeo and John Bolton. But with war fears intensifying, some wonder if he has the stature to stand up to Trump.)

Washington grapples with how to respond to Iran shooting down U.S. surveillance drone 

Trump ordered an attack on Iran, but called off the operation at the last minute 
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Putin warns US over Iran in annual call-in show

Alito joins with liberals in ruling for sex offender law

Trump administration’s abortion ‘gag rule’ can take effect, court rules 

‘I will answer every question’: Onetime Trump business partner Felix Sater is set to tell a House panel new details about Moscow project 

Hicks repeatedly blocked by White House from answering Judiciary questions

Hicks tells lawmakers: 'I lived the Mueller report'

Trump's climate rule rollback could undermine public health 

Trump 5G push could hamper forecasting of deadly California storms

Trump’s maximum pressure tactics are incoherent 

When Trump visits his clubs, government agencies and Republicans pay to be where he is 

Can Trump run as an outsider?

Lockheed Martin Joins the Climate Change Battle

Senators want to roll back tax cuts to create jobs for long-term unemployed

2020 Democrat Bennet releases comprehensive government reform plan

Progressives seize on impeachment in 2020 primaries

Biden says Trump strategy makes Iran conflict 'more likely'

Tensions ripple through Biden campaign as his past working relationship with a segregationist senator comes to the forefront 

Trump ordered an attack on Iran, but called off the operation at the last minute 
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Trump says ‘Iran made a very big mistake!’ by shooting down US drone

Trump administration backtracks on closure of Job Corps program after bipartisan opposition from Congress 

Donald Trump's Interview With TIME on 2020: Read the Transcript

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6/19/19

Federal Reserve expresses concern about U.S. economy and signals interest rate cuts are likely

Fed opens door to rate cuts under pressure from Trump

Will Mitch McConnell be an effective boogeyman for 2020 Democrats? 

Where Mitch McConnell’s rationale for not exploring reparations falls short 

Senate to vote Thursday to block Trump's Saudi arms deal

GOP frets about Trump's poll numbers

GOP hopes dim on reclaiming House

Do Lindsey Graham and Marco Rubio Look Comfortable in Their Seats on the Trump Train?

Most GOP voters admit they are ‘embarrassed’ and ‘concerned’ about things Trump says

Iran's Guards shoot down U.S. 'spy' drone in Hormozgan province: Iran media

Adding troops at Mexico’s border with Guatemala won’t block migrants from coming to the U.S. Here’s why. 

Federal judge says census citizenship question merits more consideration in light of new evidence 

Judge to reconsider whether discrimination behind Trump census citizenship question

Trump EPA finalizes rollback of key Obama climate rule that targeted coal plants 

FBI, warned early and often that Manafort file might be fake, used it anyway

Powell on Trump: ‘The law is clear that I have a four-year term, and I fully intend to serve it’

Trump is bullying Powell to lower interest rates. It might have the reverse effect. 

Trump’s Global Gag Rule Is Killing Women, Report Says

Donald Trump's Fourth of July bash to include speech at Lincoln Memorial, parade, flyovers

Schiff: 'Time and patience are running out' for Mueller testimony

Pelosi shoots down censure for Trump: 'If the goods are there you must impeach'

Democrats take aim at Trump policies by passing $1T spending package

Democrats make U-turn on calling border a 'manufactured crisis'

Schumer requests investigation into Trump admin decision to delay $20 bill featuring Harriet Tubman

Democrats fume, say Hicks declines to answer questions

Biden defends remarks about segregationist senators: 'Apologize for what?'

Biden invokes Ted Kennedy in defending remarks about working with segregationists

The Democratic establishment fears the economy, complacency and ‘Sandersism’ could let Trump win 

Trump administration threatens furloughs, layoffs if Congress doesn’t let it kill personnel agency 
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5 takeaways from Trump’s 2020 campaign launch speech

Donald Trump's Fourth of July bash to include speech at Lincoln Memorial, parade, flyovers

Trump blasts Democrats for ‘putting wonderful Hope Hicks through hell’ after ‘total exoneration’ by Mueller

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6/18/19

Dow surges more than 350 points on hopes for a China trade deal and an easy Fed

Senators reach $4.5B deal on Trump's emergency border request

Roy continues procedural maneuvers in attempt to get vote on border funds

Trump's health care focus puts GOP on edge

Senators weigh potential security risks from Chinese-made drones

McConnell: Reparations aren't 'a good idea'

GOP senators caught off guard by Shanahan withdrawal

Koch network backs vulnerable GOP Sen. Cory Gardner as he seeks reelection in 2020

India slaps back at U.S. with tariffs, lobbing small but strategic strike ahead of G-20 summit 

Trump has a credibility problem with Iran. Shanahan’s departure makes it worse. 

Shanahan Out as Pentagon Chief as Reports Emerge of Family Disputes

Trump’s Top Russia Aide to Depart

Consumer Product Safety Commission’s acting chairwoman plans to step down  

Why Washington won't address soaring deficits

Orlando Sentinel endorses 'not Donald Trump' for president ahead of reelection kickoff

#AnybodyButTrump2020 trends as Trump rolls out reelection campaign

Trump is fixated on maintaining his base
(As his Florida kickoff rally nears, polling suggests he is right 
to be worried about losing support.)

Polls show Trump cutting into Biden's lead in Wisconsin; tied in Michigan, Pennsylvania

Ex-ICE officials criticize Trump's deportation tweet

Trump administration gets earful on tariffs from New Balance to toilet maker 

White House says Hope Hicks 'immune' from compelled congressional testimony

Trade chief defends Trump tariffs before skeptical Congress

House panel to hold hearings on SALT deduction cap

Democrats banking on Hicks testimony to advance Trump probes

Booker responds to Trump's mass deportation threat: 'This is not who we are'

War vet Sen. Duckworth on Trump draft deferments: ‘I'm sorry, but it's baloney’

From outsider to incumbent: Donald Trump launches re-election campaign with rally in Florida

Trump launches reelection bid with familiar themes, redoubling focus on his most avid backers 

Trump vows to 'Keep America Great' in 2020 launch: 'We're going to finish the job'

Trump on demoting Fed Chair Jerome Powell, day before rate decision: ‘Let’s see what he does’

Trump says he and China’s Xi spoke, will have ‘extended meeting next week’ at G-20

Donald Trump insists people are on 'both sides' of exonerated Central Park 5 case

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6/17/19

Fed chief nears critical decision on rate cut

Worker confidence in finding a new job has hit a six-year high, but it might be a ‘turning point’

McConnell hits back at Stewart over 9/11 victim fund criticism

McConnell on Jon Stewart: ‘I don’t why he’s all bent out of shape’ over 9/11 victims fund

Utah Rep. Chris Stewart says it would be ‘foolish’ for a candidate not to look at foreign intel against an opponent

The danger of Tom Cotton

Juan Williams: Trump's incredible shrinking GOP

Iran threatens to increase enriched-uranium stockpile beyond limits set by nuclear deal in 10 days 

Tensions with Iran reach new stage over uranium threat

Trump ‘perfectly happy’ to slap further tariffs on China if no deal is reached, Wilbur Ross says

Supreme Court hands Virginia Democrats a win in gerrymandering case

Judge dismisses House lawsuit over border wall funding at their request

All of the Mueller report’s major findings in less than 30 minutes

Shanahan's confirmation hearing for defense secretary delayed amid FBI investigation

Undocumented workers fired from Trump properties to attend event rivaling Trump reelection launch

Trump's Immigration Policies Could Take a Toll on Long-Term Care

How Donald Trump's Russia blind spot is hamstringing his administration

Trump's order to trim science advisory panels sparks outrage

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump campaign kickoff, Democratic debates

Nancy Pelosi is putting up guardrails for her party on more than just impeachment 

Here’s how some Democratic candidates want to address the racial wealth gap 

67 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump

California Democrat in swing district calls for Trump impeachment inquiry

A senator from Michigan will propose a National Institute of Manufacturing modeled on NIH 

2020 Democrats attack Trump tax cuts as corporate collections falter 

Trump tweets ICE will begin removing 'millions' of undocumented migrants

As promised, Trump slashes aid to Central America over migrants

Trump's next target in bid to lower health-care costs? It could be hospitals and insurers 

Trump hits polling on Fox News: 'Something weird going on at Fox'

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6/16/19

GOP nervous that border wall fight could prompt year-end shutdown

GOP senator: Unprovoked attacks on oil tankers 'warrant a retaliatory military strike'

Scalise: I'm glad the administration is taking aggressive cybersecurity action

Jon Stewart slams McConnell over 9/11 victim fund

Pompeo: Controversy over Trump foreign campaign dirt comments a 'Washington piece of silliness'

US ramping up digital attacks on Russia's power grid: report

Anticipation builds for final Supreme Court rulings

Mueller accuses Trump associates of using campaign to hunt for cash cows in Russia, Ukraine

‘There’s no accountability’: Trump, White House aides signal a willingness to act with impunity in drive for reelection 

Fox News poll shows Trump trailing Biden, Sanders, other Democrats

Support for impeachment grows to 27 percent: poll

Democrats' 2020 Achilles's heel: The Senate

The rise of Elizabeth Warren spells bad news for the Democratic Party

Ocasio-Cortez: Progressive frustration with Pelosi 'quite real'

Trump admin to discuss sending additional military force to Middle East amid Iran tensions: report

Trump rails against Iran. But who’s listening? 

Trump says he will roll out new health care plan in next couple of months

Trump cites tax cuts over judges as having biggest impact of his presidency

Trump's re-election campaign to fire top pollsters: Reports

Trump steadfast in denials as support for impeachment grows

Trump rips prosecutors accusing him of obstruction: 'They're all politicians'

Trump accuses New York Times of 'virtual act of Treason' with Russia report 

Trump says he read Mueller report while claiming it said 'no collusion' 

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6/15/19

Election security bills face GOP buzzsaw

GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts — and default 

GOP strategist and census official discussed citizenship question, new documents filed by lawyers suggest 

McConnell defends Trump amid backlash: 'He gets picked at every day'

Sen. Collins to oppose Trump judicial nominee over record opposing gay rights

Pro-impeachment Amash insists he hasn’t changed but Republican Party has 

Lindsey Graham, a Trump confidante, insists on two-state solution

As fears of war loom, Trump’s Iran policy, arms deals face challenges in Congress 

Some U.S. Allies Balk at Blaming Iran for Tanker Attack

Trump’s consistent criticism of Iran pushes U.S. to point of potential conflict

Trump's MAGA Rallies Cost Big Bucks and Cities Are Stuck Footing the Bills

Trump admin owes D.C. government $7M for inauguration

Dems eye repeal of Justice rule barring presidential indictments

Buttigieg on offers of foreign intel: 'Just call the FBI'

The generational divide of Joe Biden and the Democratic Party

Trump remarks deepen distrust with intelligence community

Trump defends Stephanopolous interview

Trump in new attack on London's mayor

Trump: If I lose in 2020, stock market will crash

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6/14/19

Here are three reasons why a Fed rate cut won’t save Wall Street

Ted Cruz, AOC have it right on banning former members of Congress from becoming lobbyists

Rep. Susan Brooks, one of 13 women in House GOP, decides not to seek reelection 

CNBC's full interview with Sec. Rick Perry on rising tensions with Iran

Trump puts GOP in tough spot with remarks on foreign 'dirt'

Fox News and Republicans are getting creative with their defenses of Trump accepting foreign dirt 

Larry Kudlow dismisses deficit concerns as GOP abandons fiscal toughness 

Republican group urges Congress to act against Trump in stunning new ad

Mexico releases copy of letter touted by Trump

Justice releases legal opinion backing Treasury's refusal to release Trump tax returns

Appeals court rules against Trump admin policy on abortions for undocumented teens

DC board rejects Trump Hotel effort to dismiss complaint seeking removal of liquor license on basis of Trump's 'character'

Trump’s internal poll numbers are out. And both they and his team’s response paint a bleak picture. 

Forget “No Collusion.” Trump Is Now Pro-Collusion

Ethical and legal clouds offer reminders that Trump has not drained the swamp

Shields and Brooks on Trump and foreign campaign help, Democratic debates

Pelosi hits Trump on health care: His 'cruel hypocrisy knows no bounds'

2020 Vision: The Democratic debate stage is set — both of them

Biden, Sanders, Buttigieg to debate; Warren on separate night

Trump downplays possible G-20 meeting with Chinese President Xi: ‘It doesn’t matter’ if he shows up

Trump administration rule opens door to more people buying Obamacare plans 

Trump directs agencies to cut advisory boards by 'at least' one-third

Trump says he will not fire Kellyanne Conway for Hatch Act violations

Trump says stock market would be ’10,000 points higher’ if Fed didn’t raise rates

Trump says he may tell FBI if he gets dirt on opponent

Trump in testy exchange with Stephanopoulos: 'You're being a little wise guy'

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6/13/19

Corporate confidence in the economy drops amid trade fears. But Republicans aren't budging. 

Senate GOP blocks bill to require campaigns report foreign election assistance

'Grim reaper' Mitch McConnell buries plans to protect America from election interference

Trump hit with fierce backlash over interference remarks

Trump sparks furor with election interference remarks

Trump ally Lindsey Graham ready to revoke president’s emergency power on arms sales 

House conservative's procedural protest met with bipartisan gripes

Rep. Amash stokes talk of campaign against Trump

David Jolly says time for impeachment has come: ‘The eyes of the nation’ are on Pelosi

Putin says U.S.-Russia relations are getting 'worse and worse'

Pompeo blames Iran for attack on oil tankers

Tankers attacked in Gulf of Oman, U.S. Navy says  

US military releases video it says depicts Iran removing mine before oil tanker explosion

FEC chair responds to Trump saying he'd accept foreign intel on opponent: 'It is illegal'

‘The FBI director is wrong’: Trump’s willingness to accept foreign help keeps him at odds with Wray 

Fox's Napolitano warns Trump: 'A felony' to accept foreign help for reelection

‘Absolutely unprecedented’: Trump upends long-held views with openness to foreign assistance 

Top AI researchers race to detect ‘deepfake’ videos: ‘We are outgunned’

Feds gone wild: DOJ's stunning inability to prosecute its own bad actors

Federal watchdog recommends Conway be removed from role for Hatch Act violations

Sarah Sanders to leave White House

House Intelligence panel subpoenas Gates and Flynn, two key witnesses in Mueller’s probe 

Trump’s willingness to take foreign opposition research from a foreign government draws Democratic condemnation 

Pelosi doesn’t budge on impeachment after Trump’s ‘appalling’ claim he’d take 2020 campaign dirt from foreign powers

Sanders says he would inform FBI about offers of foreign intel

Manchin eyes Senate exit

Sen. Van Hollen: We need more oversight of US listed Chinese companies

DNC announces lineup for first debate

Trump campaign says it will handle foreign intel offers on 'case by case basis'

‘The FBI director is wrong’: Trump’s willingness to accept foreign help keeps him at odds with Wray 

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6/12/19

Stocks slide as tech shares come under pressure, putting the June rally on hold

May deficit surges to $208 billion, 42% higher than last year

GOP leader concedes tax cuts may not pay for themselves as 2019 deficit grows 

Senators clinch votes to rebuke Trump on Saudi arms sale

Cruz pitches Ocasio-Cortez on bill to make birth control available over the counter

Mitch McConnell is Making the 2020 Election Open Season for Hackers

Trump challenger Weld renews calls for his resignation after comments on political opponent

Top White House official Mick Mulvaney says public may never see Trump’s ‘secret deal’ with Mexico

A Post photographer snapped an image of Trump’s alleged secret Mexico deal. Here’s what it says

Brennan slams Trump after ABC interview: Unfit to be president a 'gross understatement'

Former White House aide Hicks agrees to testify to House panel investigating Trump  

Trump Jr. says he’s ‘not at all’ worried about perjury charges despite Democrats’ suspicions 

House panel votes contempt for Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross

House approves authority to sue Trump advisers who ignore subpoenas

House panel shoots down funding, deployment of low-yield nukes in defense bill

After emotional testimony from 9/11 responders, House panel votes to replenish victims fund 

Intel hearing showcases political divide over Mueller report

Harris calls Trump 'a national security threat' after he says he'd take information from foreign power

Biden stays above the pack – and aims fire at Trump

Bernie Sanders makes the case for democratic socialism as Trump attacks and moderate Democrats worry

FortTrump’ for Poland? Not Quite.
(Trump will send 1,000 noncombat troops to Eastern Europe amid signs of a Russian buildup.)

Trump welcomes foreign dirt on 2020 opponents: 'I think I'd take it'

Trump says he would listen if foreigners offered dirt on political opponent

Trump asserts executive privilege over subpoenaed census docs

Trump administration signals support for uranium mining that could touch Grand Canyon

Trump’s border funding request could languish amid partisan divisions, Democratic skepticism 

As Democrats deepen probes, Trump accuses them of being ‘totally out of control’ 

Trump says he didn't expect cameras to capture contents of secret Mexico deal

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6/11/19

Dow falls, snapping 6-day winning streak

McConnell brushes off question about special treatment from Chao

McConnell: Senate will hold election security briefing

Grassley: 'Congress has delegated too much authority to the president'

GOP leader, Ocasio-Cortez give boost to lawmaker pay hike

GOP senators dodge major trade battle with Trump

Senate to take up border funding

Donald Trump Jr. to appear for second Senate Intelligence Committee interview Wednesday 

Trump judicial nominee withdraws after complaints from GOP senator

Republican firm ramps up digital fundraising for push to take back the House in 2020

China is ramping up trade-war tensions after Trump's tariff threat, saying it will 'fight to the end'

How China Could Shut Down America’s Defenses
(Advanced U.S. weapons are almost entirely reliant on rare-earth materials only made in China—and they could be a casualty of the trade war.)

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross predicts Trump and China will reach a trade deal — ‘even shooting wars end in negotiations’

Trump’s Canada-Mexico trade pact is ‘more important’ to the economy than a deal with China, Larry Kudlow says

US said to mull further Iran sanctions targeting trade with Europe

Trump’s Iran Crackdown Isn’t Enough to Stop Hezbollah

Justice warns it will ask Trump to invoke executive privilege on census documents

Privately funded border wall ordered to keep gate open indefinitely

A furious Jon Stewart tells Congress to support 9/11 first responders: 'It's an embarrassment'

Fox News' Shep Smith tells viewers 'everyone in America' should read Mueller report

Biden and Trump exchange fire in Iowa, ignoring others in the field 

Biden, Trump trade blows while crisscrossing Iowa

Rep. Zoe Lofgren has been through two impeachments. She doesn’t want a third

Pelosi: House Democrats 'not even close' to backing impeachment

‘My stock goes up every time he attacks me’: Pelosi says Trump’s criticisms strengthen her politically 

Dem committees win new powers to investigate Trump

Stepping up Trump clash, House votes to enforce Barr and McGahn subpoenas 

Schiff demands intelligence agencies provide documents on White House’s suppression of climate testimony 

Lawmakers clash after Dem reads letter on House floor calling Trump supporters 'racist,' 'dumb'

Biden leads Trump by 'landslide proportions' in new national poll

Trump promises Kim Jong Un protection from CIA spying

Trump says ‘devalued’ currencies put US at a disadvantage and the Fed doesn’t have a ‘clue’

Trump’s latest scapegoat: The Federal Reserve 

Trump’s transgender military ban is losing support even his own party 

Trump told aides to deny internal polling showed him trailing Biden

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6/10/19

Dow rises 70 points, up for sixth straight day, after Mexico tariffs avoided

Senate GOP, White House to meet on avoiding October shutdown

Republicans warn Cuccinelli won't get confirmed by GOP Senate

Senate health panel to move forward on package to lower health costs next week

Amash exits House Freedom Caucus in wake of Trump impeachment stance

Trump’s deal with Mexico averts another potential conflict — with Republicans 

Watergate figure John Dean earns laughter for responses to GOP lawmakers

China hints it will choke off U.S. ‘rare earths’ access. But it’s not that easy. 

How Mexico talked Trump out of tariff threat with immigration crackdown pact 

Pompeo: US will ‘push back’ against Corbyn before he makes things hard for Jews

Trump is ‘perfectly happy’ to hit China with new tariffs if Xi meeting doesn’t go well, Mnuchin says

How Trump's Mexico showdown undermines his standing in other trade talks 

Watch: Watergate figure John Dean testifies on Mueller report

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Iowa 2020 poll, Mueller report hearings

Democrats press to retain longtime abortion funding ban

After detour to Watergate, House Democrats gain little traction on impeachment 

Cummings sets contempt votes for Barr, Ross for Wednesday

Nadler reaches deal with Justice on Mueller documents on eve of contempt vote

Justice gives Congress new details on 'spying' probe

House Democrats pull legislation that would give lawmakers raise

Press: How 'Nervous Nancy' trumped Trump

Democrats hope some presidential candidates drop out — and run for Senate 

Trump defends deal with Mexico that critics say will do little to curb migrant crisis 

Trump renews Mexico tariff threat amid row over migration deal

Trump levels new tariff threat against China, defends Mexico showdown 

Trump: If President Xi does not attend G-20, more China tariffs will go into effect immediately

President Trump to CNBC: China is going to make a deal because ‘they’re going to have to’

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6/9/19

A Weakening Economy May Be the Biggest Threat to Donald Trump

Could a trade war trigger the next recession, and how would that impact Colorado?
(China is third largest market for state’s exports; Colorado won’t escape the hit, especially its rural areas)

GOP senator: Trump's Mexico deal sends 'biggest' message to China

GOP senator: Trump used tariffs 'brilliantly' in Mexico negotiations

GOP congressman: Trump should have been 'above' attacking Pelosi at Normandy

Senators take bipartisan step toward blocking Trump's Saudi arms sales

Giuliani evokes Joseph McCarthy in criticism of Pelosi

On Mexico border, Republican business owners oppose Trump's tariff threat

Crazy pork barrel projects are one more exhibit of reckless spending

California set to become first state to offer health insurance to some illegal immigrants

Fox host presses DHS chief on Mexico deal: 'How much of this is new?'

The dubious art of Trump’s deal with Mexico 
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Democrats slam Trump's use of trade threats against ally Mexico

Case opened: Democrats begin public airing of Mueller report

Hillary Clinton: Mueller report proves Russian meddling, obstruction of justice

Judiciary Democrat: 'I don't have any difficulty' with Pelosi 'prison' comment

Democrats needle Trump with Watergate witness

Democrats push to make national security a 2020 wedge issue

Warren’s nonstop ideas reshape the Democratic presidential race — and give her new momentum 

Trump defends migration deal, says tariff threat remains if Mexico falls short on pledges 

Trump slams New York Times for reporting on Mexico deal: 'They are truly The Enemy of the People!'

Trump rips Democrats ahead of testimony from 'sleazebag' Watergate lawyer

'No credit!': Trump compares himself and his 'record-setting economy' to President Obama

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6/8/19

U.S. hiring slows sharply as Trump’s trade war starts to bite

Republicans Have Become the Except-When-Trump-Does-It Party

US commander says he believes Iranian threat 'is very real'

Iran minister: Tehran secretly defying US sanctions with ‘unofficial’ oil sales

US hits Iran with new sanctions targeting petrochemicals

Mexico agreed to take action at border months before Trump deal to avert tariffs: NYT

It's business as usual at Mexico's southern border despite Trump deal

Mexican officials hail tariff-averting pact with U.S. even as worries emerge 

House panel weighs holding Trump Cabinet members in contempt over census

Dems Accuse Trump of Concocting Standoff With Mexico When Agreement Was Reportedly Reached Months Ago

Democrats blast Trump for forcing Mexico deal to cut illegal immigration

Schumer mocks Trump: 'I'm sure we won't be hearing any more' about illegal immigration

Pelosi accuses Trump of ‘threats and temper tantrums’ in Mexico negotiations 

Trump Allows High-TechU.S. Bomb Parts to Be Built in Saudi Arabia

Trump hits Comcast, MSNBC over 'hatred,' 'fake news'

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6/7/19

Dow jumps 260 points, posts best week since November after jobs report spurs rate-cut hopes

Jobs creation slows dramatically with payrolls up just 75,000 in May, much worse than expected

Automakers Tell Trump His Pollution Rules Could Mean ‘Untenable’ Instability and Lower Profits

Amash hits Trump and his allies: They are 'trying to excuse' his obstruction efforts

GOP senator warns Trump tariffs will wipe out 2017 tax cuts

Many Republicans said congressional subpoenas were mandatory. Now they suggest they’re optional. 

Top Judiciary Republican: Mueller hearing could violate 'decency and decorum' rules

Texas Republican Says Women Should 'Absolutely' Be Jailed For Having An Abortion

A messy multibillion-dollar deal between the US and Turkey just got more complicated

Court orders release of sealed documents in mysterious Mueller grand jury case

Judge rules FBI must release some redacted sections of Comey memos

Pompeo: 'Lots of ways' to address climate change

White House blocked intelligence aide’s written testimony saying human-caused climate change could be ‘possibly catastrophic’ 

Trump says he has the ‘all-time record’ for approval among Republicans. He ranks sixth. 

Shields and Wehner on Trump’s tariff threat, Biden’s abortion rule reversal

Senate Democrats apply new pressure to Deutsche Bank and Trump organization 

Democrats set to use McConnell's legislative graveyard against him

Where 2020 Democrats stand on abortion

Biden World shell-shocked amid Hyde furor

Biden's abortion U-turn points to centrality of women's rights in 2020 

CNN’s Keilar Brutally Grills Biden Spox on Abortion Reversal: What Changed His Mind in One Day?

Koch network opens its doors to Democrats as it expands political engagement

Trump says the US has ‘indefinitely suspended’ planned tariffs against Mexico after reaching a deal

White House poised to relax mileage standards, rebuffing automakers and setting up probable fight with California 

Trump comes out against NASA effort to return to the moon

Six notable moments from Trump's Europe trip

Trump administration refuses to let US embassies fly the Pride flag

Trump admin to house up to 4,000 migrant children at two bases, one Texas facility

Trump says he has the ‘all-time record’ for approval among Republicans. He ranks sixth. 

Trump calls Pelosi a 'disgrace' after she says he should be 'in prison'

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6/6/19

Dow rallies 180 points for its fourth-straight gain on hopes US-Mexico trade talks making progress

These companies have the most to lose from US tariffs on Mexico

‘Probably not:’ McConnell won’t bring up bill to protect ‘dreamers’ 

Senators are pushing forward on measures to lower health-care costs 

For many Texas Republicans, Trump’s threatened tariffs on Mexico go too far 

GOP chairwoman: Biden should have plagiarized his position on abortion from Planned Parenthood's website

Mexico scrambles to slow migrants as Trump tariffs loom

Mexico aims to avoid tariffs with potential deal limiting migrants going north, allowing U.S. to deport Central American asylum seekers 

Former Commerce secretary: Trump’s 5% tariffs on Mexico will go into place but not any further

US envoy tells Palestinian leaders dire situation is of their own making

Judge releases Trump attorney voicemail reviewed by Mueller

DOJ rejects call for census docs, teeing up contempt vote

VA may owe veterans millions in refunds but knowingly hasn't paid them for years, probe finds

Polls show some early 2020 warning signs for Trump in key states 

House Democrats officially introduce contempt resolution for Barr, McGahn

Swing-state Democrats see trouble in proposed pay hike

Liberals rip Democratic leaders for writing drug pricing bill in secret

Joe Biden reverses position on federal funding of abortion after Democratic outcry 

Bloomberg pledges $500 million to close coal-fired power plants

Trump signs disaster relief bill delayed for months by his opposition to Puerto Rico aid 

Trump hails D-Day veterans in Normandy: 'You are the pride of our nation'

Trump blasts 'fool' Mueller, 'Nervous Nancy' Pelosi at Normandy cemetery

Trump plans to declare new national emergency to impose tariffs

Trump’s demand to Mexico: Keep migrants or suffer tariffs

Trump says tariffs on China could be raised by another $300 billion if necessary

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6/5/19

Dow rallies 200 points as stocks surge for a second day on hope the Fed will cut rates

Job growth screeches to a near halt in May, with private payrolls up just 27,000

Why Trump’s pivot to using tariffs as a political weapon is so dangerous for the economy

Anxious GOP seeks to delay Trump's Mexico tariffs

GOP lawmaker predicts Congress won't block Trump's Mexico tariffs

Republicans take a bite out of Trump’s trade war leverage 

Mitt Romney outlines a very un-Trumpian approach to achieve Trump’s goal of confronting China 

'Not the time to do business as usual' with Saudis: Senators to rebuke Trump over arms sales

Republican, Democratic senators seek to block Trump Saudi arms sales

Rep. Steve King is the latest Republican to compare criticism of conservatives to lynching 

GOP Chair Claims D-Day Anniversary Should Be About 'Celebrating Our President

Guatemala says it’s working with the United States to tighten borders, break up migrant caravans

Mexico blocks new caravan of Central American migrants

US, Mexico fail to reach deal on tariffs

Tariffs would cripple Mexico’s ability to deal with migration, former US ambassadors say

Health-care worker shortages would be even worse without immigrants 

Exclusive: In secret recording, Pompeo opens up about Venezuelan opposition, says keeping it united ‘has proven devilishly difficult’ 

Paris climate agreement can avert thousands of heat-related deaths in US: researchers

Trump underwater in key battleground states: 'The Blue Wall seems to be real'

Polls flash 2020 warning for Trump

Democrats fail to mollify impeachment crowd

Nancy Pelosi: Trump’s Mexico tariffs are a ‘distraction’ from the Mueller report

Pelosi privately told Democrats she wants Trump 'in prison': report

Biden campaign confirms he supports Hyde Amendment

Biden infuriates abortion rights groups with Hyde stance

New poll shows both Biden and Sanders with sizable leads over Trump in Michigan

Trump Cools on Plans to Pardon Alleged War Criminals

Trump admin ending legal aid, English classes for migrant children in US shelters

Trump is ‘making up’ for not serving in Vietnam with increased defense funding, he says 

Trump administration tightens restrictions on fetal tissue research

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6/4/19

Dow surges more than 500 points after Federal Reserve chair hints he will act if trade war snowballs

Powell says the Fed will ‘act as appropriate to sustain the expansion’

Manufacturing slips as signs grow of softening Trump economy 

Farmer sentiment hits its lowest level since before Trump’s election as the China trade war drags on

Trump, GOP edge closer to confrontation on tariffs

GOP lawmakers warn White House they’ll try to block Trump’s Mexico tariffs

How Republicans are leaving Democrats in the dust on judicial confirmations 

Mexico urges U.S. to abandon tariff proposal
(Diplomats make their case in Washington that levies would harm the economies of both countries.)

US officials respond to China blaming Trump admin for derailing trade negotiations

Pompeo clarifies comments that peace plan could be seen as biased toward Israel

Trump said Russia was getting out of Venezuela. The Kremlin says that’s not true. 

A war is brewing between Trump and corporate America

Trump baby blimp flies in London as protests greet president

Ex-Trump aide Hicks agrees to hand over campaign documents to Congress

House panel sets Medicare for all hearing for next week

House passes bill to protect 'Dreamers'

Nadler rejects DOJ offer on Barr contempt vote

Democrats keep censure for Trump on the table

'Clearly confused': Dems call out Trump after he wrongly says Senate vote still needed on aid bill

Biden unveils $1.7 trillion climate plan, paid for by reversing Trump corporate tax cuts

Biden goes green to allay left's fears

Joe Biden calls on fundraisers to raise up to $100,000 to join his 2020 finance committee

Warren support breaks double digits: poll

Trump floats new emergency declaration to impose Mexico tariffs

Trump: 'Foolish' for GOP to try to stop tariffs on Mexico

Trump blasts Schumer for saying he's bluffing on tariffs: 'What a creep'

White House instructs Hope Hicks, former McGahn aide not to comply with congressional subpoenas 

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6/3/19

Fed official says bank may need to cut rates in 2019

GOP lawmakers discuss vote to block Trump’s new tariffs on Mexico, in what would be a dramatic act of defiance 

GOP divided over how to stop Trump's trade wars

China and U.S. clash on regional security
(Beijing vows to take military action to defend claims over Taiwan and in the South China Sea.)

GOP congressman, defending accused war criminal, says his unit 'killed probably hundreds of civilians' in Iraq combat

Is China really paying for Trump’s tariffs? It isn’t so straightforward

Supreme Court rejects Trump request to fast track decision on DACA case

Supreme Court rules against Obama-era provision on Medicare reimbursements

Ginsburg sides with conservative justices in ruling over prison sentence

Judge rejects House Democrats' attempt to block Trump use of military funds for border wall

Five ways Trump's Mexican tariffs could damage his agenda 

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Trump's tariffs and California campaigning

Key House panel faces pivotal week on Trump 

Judiciary Democrats announce series of hearings on Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee sets hearing on Mueller report with Nixon White House counsel John Dean

House to hold Barr contempt vote over Mueller report next week

House Judiciary launches antitrust investigation into tech giants

House approves much-delayed $19.1B disaster aid bill

House Dems propose 3.1 percent pay hike for federal workers

Clyburn walks back comments about impeachment

Nearly 60 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump

Trump gets a banquet with the queen and the good china on state visit to U.K 

Trump blasts London Mayor Sadiq Khan on UK trip: ‘He is a stone cold loser’

Trump’s Combative Visit With America’s Closest Ally
(Donald Trump began his state visit to the U.K. by reviving his feud with London’s mayor. It’s unlikely to be this week’s last political controversy.)

Trump: Israeli politics ‘messed up,’ country needs to ‘get their act together’

Trump calls for a boycott of AT&T to force ‘big changes’ at CNN – ‘It is so unfair with such bad, Fake News!’

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6/2/19

GOP senator: If Democrats want to impeach Trump, 'go to Amazon' and 'buy a spine'

Top Judiciary Republican: Mueller believes 'you're guilty until we prove you innocent'

In January, Virginia GOP killed bill to ban sales of large-capacity magazines 

Mulvaney: Trump 'absolutely, deadly serious' about Mexico tariffs

Mulvaney: Attempt to move USS John McCain during Trump visit 'not unreasonable'

Exclusive: Pompeo delivers unfiltered view of Trump’s Middle East peace plan in off-the-record meeting 

Pompeo Says U.S. Ready to Talk to Iran Without Preconditions

China feud is no longer just trade war
(As tensions with the U.S. escalate, Beijing now speaks of a ‘clash of civilizations.’)

Acting Homeland Security chief: Mexico must step up on immigration

Pentagon tells White House that military 'will not be politicized' after USS McCain incident

Support for impeaching Trump rises to 41 percent

Shutdowns, emergencies and tariffs: Trump’s frenetic immigration approach has become central to his 2020 bid 

Head of Trump's Council of Economic Advisers to depart administration

As Trump’s state visit looms, Britain seems a reluctant host 

The Guardian editorial board says Trump is 'not welcome' in U.K. ahead of his first state visit

Top Dems tread carefully on impeachment

Democrats face voters clamoring for impeachment

Clyburn says he thinks House will eventually impeach Trump

Tim Ryan calls for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Warner: 'Height of irresponsibility' that Congress hasn't improved election security

Schiff: 'Republican Party has turned itself into a cult' of Trump's personality

With debates on horizon, Democrats sharpen attack lines

Gillibrand: 'The NRA is the worst organization in this country'

Trump: Pompeo 'may be right' in casting doubt on Middle East plan

Trump accuses Russia, Syria, Iran of 'bombing the hell' of Idlib province

President Trump slams Mexico: ‘America has had enough!’

Trump administration considered placing tariffs on Australia

Trump makes unannounced stop at Virginia church

Shutdowns, emergencies and tariffs: Trump’s frenetic immigration approach has become central to his 2020 bid 

Trump calls London Mayor Sadiq Khan Bill de Blasio's twin, 'except shorter'

As Trump’s state visit looms, Britain seems a reluctant host 

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6/1/19

GOP takes aim at Comey, Brennan

Hogan will not challenge Trump, leaving Trump’s GOP critics with limited options 

'We’re pretty helpless': American farmers react to China's latest trade war play

Navy confirms request to keep USS John S. McCain out of sight during President Trump's visit

Mueller seeks quiet retreat from public life 

Mueller must testify publicly to answer three critical questions

Trump’s stunning decision to escalate trade wars with China and Mexico signals a turning point for U.S. policy 

Trump’s reliance on pressure tactics is showing diminishing returns 

Trump's Mexican tariffs expose administration rifts

With new elections in Israel, Trump’s peace plan hits another hitch

Pelosi promises 'ironclad case' against Trump

Hickenlooper booed in San Francisco for denouncing socialism

Poll: Biden leads 2020 Dem field by 19 points

Trump account mocked over pushback to Meghan Markle 'nasty' reports

Days before UK visit, Trump backs Boris Johnson, calls Meghan Markle ‘nasty’

Trump Administration Strips India of Special Trade Status

Trump to new El Salvadorian president: US 'ready to work' with you

Trump defends tariffs on China, Mexico

Trump lifts ban on summer sales of ethanol fuel

Trump announces departure of White House lawyer Emmet Flood

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5/31/19

Dow drops more than 350 points after Trump threatens new tariffs on Mexico, posts 6-week slide

Investors who were hoping Trump would rescue the stock market are now counting on the Fed

Trump tariff threats alarm Mexico growers, economists

Trade War Starts Changing Manufacturers in Hard-to-Reverse Ways

Business groups are considering legal action against the White House over Mexico tariffs

Costco warns 'prices will go up' due to new tariffs

Dollar stores warn they will have to raise prices over tariffs

Here are the states where Trump’s Mexico tariffs would hit the hardest

Trump’s Mexico tariff plan divides Republicans

GOP lawmakers, business groups slam Trump's Mexico tariff threat

Trump holds firm on Mexico tariffs despite Republican dissent

Republicans wave the white flag on tariffs (again) 

Inside Romney's Trump strategy

It will take more than record turnout among black voters to unseat Lindsey Graham 

China won when Trump blindsided Mexico with tariffs, says former Mexican ambassador to China

Mnuchin and Lighthizer opposed Trump tariffs on Mexico, source says

Trump's surprise trade strategy threatens new NAFTA

Justice Department does not comply with court order to release transcripts of Michael Flynn’s conversations with Russian ambassador 

Trump's approval rating hits highest point in two years

Brooks and Capehart on Mueller's statement, Trump and McCain feud

House Intelligence chief warns spy agencies of Trump 'politicization'

Democrats are divided: Work with Republicans — or wage war against them? 

Nancy Pelosi Has A Theory About Trump Actually Wanting Democrats To Impeach Him

Inside the DNC's plan to defeat Trump

Trump weighs plan to choke off asylum for Central Americans
(The draft proposal would deny asylum to thousands of migrants waiting just south of the border.) 

Trump antagonizes both parties on trade

Trump holds firm on Mexico tariffs despite Republican dissent

U.S. and Mexico plan summit in Washington on Wednesday in bid to head off trade dispute 

Trump's anti-Mueller rage is for real

Trump uses discredited conflict-of-interest charges to attack Mueller 

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5/30/19

Dow futures plummet after Trump announces new Mexico tariffs

Stocks rise slightly, but trade and economy worries persist

Grassley slams Trump tariffs on Mexico: 'A misuse of presidential tariff authority'

Trump facing increasing hostility from Republicans as Mueller hints at impeachment: 'We need courage'

Third House Republican blocks disaster aid bill

Conservatives spark threat of bloody GOP primaries

Despite Trump administration denials, new evidence suggests census citizenship question was crafted to benefit white Republicans

AOC and Ted Cruz find common ground on lobbying ban

Thad Cochran, Mississippi Republican and former Senate Appropriations Committee chairman, dies at 81 

North Korea envoy executed over failed Trump-Kim summit: report

The Latest: Mexican leader warns against 'coercive measures'

Mueller says Trump was not exonerated by investigation
(The outgoing special counsel refuses in a rare public statement to clear the president of a possible crime.)

Mueller’s statement highlights key differences with Barr on investigation of President Trump

Five lingering questions after Mueller's remarks

Mueller speaks, but he's still an enigma

Robert Mueller's 'no questions' routine is absolute nonsense

Trump may have been lucky to be investigated by Mueller — and five other takeaways 

Democrats ramp up campaign to get Mueller to testify

Democratic senator threatens to block Treasury nominees over info on Trump's tax returns

Democratic senators rip Trump administration's trade aid to foreign firms, demand a halt

Cummings accuses Education Dept of blocking probe into attempted removal of internal watchdog

Louisiana’s Democratic governor just defied his party and signed an abortion ban into law 

Bennet pledges to appoint judges who will uphold Roe v. Wade

Trump says U.S. to impose 5 percent tariff on all Mexican imports beginning June 10 in dramatic escalation of border clash 

Trump announces tariffs on Mexico over immigration

Trump takes major step toward pushing Congress to vote on North America trade deal — despite Pelosi’s warning 

Trump attacks Mueller, says he would have brought charges if he had evidence of a crime 

Trump: Whoever kept USS John McCain out of sight was ‘well-meaning’

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5/29/19

‘Dow slides more than 200 points as yields fall on worries about the economy

Trump tax cuts did little to boost economic growth in 2018, study says

Trump promised an auto renaissance. The industry has hit a skid. 

Bank profits rise 8.7 percent in first quarter of 2019

Mitch McConnell says he would seek to confirm a Trump Supreme Court pick in 2020 if a vacancy opened, after he refused to do it in 2016

Oh, we’d fill it’: How McConnell is doing a 180 on Supreme Court vacancies in an election year 

Lindsey Graham draws a Democratic challenger who mocks his ties to Trump 

Rudy Giuliani trashes Mueller statement on Trump as ‘perversion’

Pentagon says US-China trade war won’t ‘spill over’ into military talks

Pompeo labels Huawei an 'instrument of Chinese government' 

‘Don’t say we didn’t warn you’: A phrase from China signals the trade war could get even worse

Top U.S. military intelligence official says Russia ‘probably’ not adhering to nuclear test ban 

Special counsel Robert Mueller: ‘If we had had confidence that’ President Trump ‘clearly did not commit a crime, we would have said so’

Mueller says his investigation did not exonerate Trump

As he exits, Mueller suggests only Congress can ‘formally accuse a sitting president of wrongdoing’ 

Mueller puts ball in Democrats' court

Robert Mueller, in first public remarks, says charging Trump was 'not an option we could consider'

Mueller speaks: Five takeaways

Sniping between Clarence Thomas and Ruth Bader Ginsburg foreshadows the abortion fights to come 

40 House Democrats want to open an impeachment inquiry into Trump 

Pelosi says altered videos show Facebook leaders were ‘willing enablers’ of Russian election interference 

DNC raising criteria for participation in third presidential debate, announces host networks

Huge Democratic field boosts Biden

Democrats worry Bernie Sanders could play spoiler

Trump responds to special counsel Robert Mueller’s statement: ‘The case is closed!’

Trump accuses Democrats of crime amid rising calls for impeachment 

White House runs into health-care industry hostility as it plans executive order 

Trump: 'I was not informed about' reported request to move USS John McCain

Trump: 'Roy Moore cannot win' Alabama Senate seat

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5/28/19

Dow drops more than 200 points as rates slide, stoking fears about the economy

10-year Treasury yield drops to 19-month low as trade fights threaten US growth

China appears to make veiled threat about rare earth minerals crucial to US technology industry

McConnell says Republicans would fill 2020 Supreme Court vacancy

Second Republican blocks disaster aid bill's passage in House

Amash defends call for Trump’s impeachment, says Congress ‘has a duty to keep the president in check’ 

Amash gets standing ovation at first town hall after calling for Trump's impeachment

To-do list piles up for Congress

Texas secretary of state resigns after leading botched voter purge that questioned the citizenship of almost 100,000 people 

Supreme Court compromise on Indiana abortion law keeps issue off its docket 

Emails show Trump EPA overruled career staff on Wisconsin air pollution

The Trump Administration Will Stop at Nothing to Suppress Real Climate Science

Comey: Trump peddling 'dumb lies'

Navy reviewing wearing of Trump patches aboard ship

The top 10 Democrats in the 2020 race

Biden unveils sweeping education plan

U.S. presidential hopeful Harris unveils plan to protect abortion rights

Veterans running for the Democratic nomination call Trump a draft dodger as he travels overseas 

Biden campaign slams Trump for criticizing former vice president on foreign soil

Trump concludes Tokyo visit as Japanese trade official plays down August deal chances

Five takeaways on Trump's Japan trip

Trump criticizes aircraft carrier design as 'wrong'

Trump claims he was 'sticking up for' Biden with 'low IQ' comment

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5/27/19

Rural Americans could lose cell service due to Trump's ban on Huawei

Are we at risk of a Chinese dollar dump? 

GOP Lawmaker Knocks Trump For 'Taking A Shot At Biden While Praising A Dictator'

Senate GOP vows to quickly quash any impeachment charges

Trump campaign: Federal prosecutors investigating large donation made by real estate mogul

Citizenship and Immigration Services union blasts Trump's pick to head agency

Trump feels squeeze in tax return fight

Trump falls short on infrastructure after promising to build roads, bridges and consensus 

President Trump playing into the hands of Democrats will cost him

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on 2020 enthusiasm vs. electability

Democrats claim victory as Trump gets battered in court

Whip list: Who's clinched a spot in the 2020 Democratic debates

Nevada emerges as wild card in 2020 Democratic race

Trump ending Japan trip after Memorial Day speech to troops

Trump publicly disagrees with Japan’s Abe over North Korea missile threat, calling Kim ‘smart man’

Trump in Japan: Pomp and tense circumstance

Trump agrees with Kim, rips Biden at Japan presser

Still angling for a deal, Trump backs Kim Jong Un over Biden, Bolton and Japan 

Trump says he is not seeking ‘regime change’ in Iran 

Trump takes credit for Obama's gains for vets

Trump hits Biden for 1994 crime bill support

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5/26/19

Republican lawmaker criticizes Trump for sharing heavily edited video of Pelosi 

GOP Armed Services senator breaks with Trump: I find North Korean missile tests 'very disturbing'

Graham: 'I've got a real problem' with arms sales to Saudi Arabia

GOP senator: Trump needs to be 'very careful' on pardons of soldiers charged with war crimes

GOP rep says intel on Iran is 'credible'

Graham: Pelosi's job is at risk

Sen. Lindsey Graham on Trump giving the OK to declassify intelligence related to Russia investigation

Chris Wallace Owns Lindsey Graham With Clip Of Him Lashing Clinton Over Subpoenas

Trump tariffs threaten to drown gains from tax cuts

Papadopoulos on AG's new powers: 'Trump is now on the offense'

For Pelosi, the biggest test awaits: Impeach or not impeach? 

Impeach Trump? Most 2020 Democrats tiptoe past the question

Pelosi uses Trump to her advantage

Democratic groups gear up to use abortion rights as attack on GOP in 2020

Top House Democrat rips 'studio gangster' Trump

Biden under pressure from environmentalists on climate plan

Teflon Joe? Biden brushes off attacks

Buttigieg accuses Trump of 'slander against veterans' with comments about pardons

Trump meets Japan's new emperor in lavish welcome ceremony

Trump is first head of state to meet Japan's new emperor

Trump climbs into a sumo ring to present a 60-pound ‘President’s Cup’ in highlight of Japan trip 

Trump appears to contradict Bolton on North Korea, expresses ‘confidence’ in Kim 

Trump 'personally thinks lots of good things will come from North Korea'

Trump blasts judge who blocked part of border wall construction 

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5/25/19

GOP amps up efforts to recruit women candidates

Ex-GOP lawmaker says Trump 'illegitimate president,' should be impeached

Chuck Grassley will apply for Trump's federal farm bailout cash for the second time

Why U.S.-Iran tensions could quickly escalate into a crisis

Iran general says it has ‘secret weapons’ to destroy American Naval forces

Intelligence Director Dan Coats Puts Barr on Notice Not To Imperil National Security

Five takeaways from Barr's new powers in 'spying' probe

Why Mueller may be fighting a public hearing on Capitol Hill

Pelosi, Nadler tangle on impeachment, contempt vote

Fake Pelosi video sparks fears for campaigns

Trump arrives for ceremonial visit to Japan, but Iran and North Korea also loom  

Trump singles out Toyota exec during dinner with Japanese business leaders

Trump says 'I have confidence' after past North Korea missile tests

Trump downplays North Korean missile tests

Trump defense pick expected to face tense confirmation

Trump goes scorched earth against impeachment talk

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5/24/19

Dow rises nearly 100 points, but posts longest weekly losing streak since 2011

Are Americans benefiting from the strong economy — aside from the rich? A Fed report raises questions. 

Conservative blocks House passage of disaster relief bill

This House Republican’s lonely road on impeachment shows how tribal our politics have become 

Frustration boils over with Senate's 'legislative graveyard'

Republican governors walk tightrope between building Chinese trade relationship and offending Trump 

Republicans spend more than $4 million at Trump properties

Momentum is building in Congress to take on surprise medical bills 

Supreme Court agrees to pause partisan gerrymander rulings for Ohio, Michigan

Federal judge partially blocks funding for Trump's border wall: report

Judge halts Mississippi abortion law 

Faked Pelosi videos, slowed to make her appear drunk, spread across social media 

WATCH: Trump tweeted a misleading video of Nancy Pelosi. Here’s the real thing

Giuliani incoherently tweets a possible apology for sharing doctored Pelosi video

Giuliani meets with former Ukrainian diplomat to get info on Dems

ACLU, Planned Parenthood challenge Alabama abortion law as unconstitutional

Shields and Brooks on Trump-Pelosi feud, 2020 Democrats

Robert Mueller wants to testify in private before Congress, House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler says

Senators say Trump using loophole to push through Saudi arms sale

Senate Democrats to House: Tamp down the impeachment talk

Hillary Clinton slams Trump for spreading 'sexist trash' about Pelosi

Defying Congress, Trump sets $8 billion-plus in weapons sales to Saudi Arabia, UAE

Trump to sidestep Congress to clear arms deals benefiting Saudi Arabia, UAE 

Trump to send 1,500 troops to Middle East to counter Iran

Trump to get respite from Washington woes in Japan

Why Trump Is Rolling Back LGBTQ Health-Care Protections

Trump keeps trying to pick winners and losers – from the bailout for farmers to a border wall contract 

‘He always brings them up’: Trump tries to steer border wall deal to North Dakota firm 

Trump to place Ken Cuccinelli at the head of the country’s legal immigration system 

 Trump and allies take aim at Biden — and his family — as their top Democratic target 

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5/23/19

Dow drops more than 250 points, continuing this month’s slide on trade war fears

US manufacturing activity dives to more than 9-year low on trade war worries, survey shows

U.S. Beer Industry Blames Trump Tariffs for 40,000 Job Losses

'Is this sustainable?’: Farmers say bailouts aren’t enough in Trump’s trade war

Wall Street may need to worry about Trump impeachment talk 

The US tariffs on China have been paid almost entirely by US importers: IMF study

Senate GOP votes to permanently ban earmarks

GOP lawmakers lay out border security proposals for DHS

Senate approves deal on disaster aid, leaves out border money Trump demanded

As Trump relents on Puerto Rico and border funding, senators approve deal for $19.1 billion in disaster aid

Senate approves deal on disaster aid, leaves out border money Trump demanded

Congress reaches deal on disaster aid

The GOP Governor Allowing Abortion Protections to Become Law

Ex-GOP lawmaker pens op-ed calling for Trump to be impeached

Conservative dark money group American Action Network reveals spending blitz to support Trump’s tax cut law

Faced with relentless American pressure, Iran starts to hit back 

Iran says it will not surrender even if it is bombed

China says trade talks can’t continue unless US addresses its ‘wrong actions’

Amid tensions with Iran, White House mulls U.S. military request to send more forces to the Middle East 

Watch CNBC's full interview with Secretary Mike Pompeo on China...

A controversial list of 10: The men Trump pardoned
(Many are popular with his supporters or have spoken glowingly of him)

Carson seeks to clean up testimony on protections for homeless transgender people

New Yorker cover titled 'The Shining' shows Graham, McConnell, Barr polishing Trump's shoes

Trump, Pelosi exchange insults as feud intensifies

U.S. judge questions House lawsuit to stop Trump border wall construction 

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says Trump’s family or staff should do ‘an intervention for the good of the country’

Pelosi: Trump 'crying out' for impeachment 

Schumer: Trump was 'agitated' during White House infrastructure meeting

Buttiegieg backs NFL players' right to protest during anthem: I 'put my life on the line to defend' that

Trump demands legal immigrants reimburse the government for welfare programs

Trump administration unveils $16 billion bailout to farmers hurt by China trade war

Trump gives Barr power to declassify intelligence related to Russia probe 

Trump orders intel agencies to cooperate with Barr probe into 'spying' on 2016 campaign

Trump fires back at 'dumb as a rock' Tillerson on Putin

Trump, Pelosi exchange insults as feud intensifies

Trump calls on aides in middle of presser to vouch for him amid Pelosi spat

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5/22/19

Stocks slide amid trade worries, Qualcomm leads tech lower

Chances for disaster aid deal slip amid immigration fight

Amash says some Republicans privately sympathize with Trump impeachment comments

Rand Paul: Justin Amash is wrong about impeachment

GOP faces new challenge in 2020 abortion fight

Trump allies see impeachment push backfiring on Democrats

Alabama Republicans want to challenge Roe v. Wade. But their abortion ban might not make it to the Supreme Court. 

House, Senate committees advance bills on Venezuela

The trade war is forcing China to ‘rethink economic ties’ to the US

Attorney General Barr puts former intel bosses on notice

USDA relocates expert economists, researchers who challenge Trump policies: report 

Proposed HUD rule would strip transgender protections at homeless shelters 

Investigations will not hold up must-pass debt ceiling hike, government funding bills: Senior White House official

New York legislature approves bill giving Congress access to Trump’s state tax records 

Judge says Deutsche Bank, Capital One can give Trump financial records to House Democrats

Judge delivers second blow to Trump over financial records

Poll: 60 percent say Trump should not be reelected

Trump’s trade war polls badly in key states like Pennsylvania, threatening his support for 2020

Trump’s golf costs: $102 million and counting, with taxpayers picking up the tab

There Is No Check on Trump’s Rage Going Nuclear
(An angry, entitled man has total control over devastating weapons.)

Poll finds wide support for Mueller and McGahn to testify in Congress

Jake Tapper fact-checks poster Trump admin created describing Mueller investigation

Justice Department and House intelligence panel strike deal for Mueller materials 

Democrats seize on IRS memo in Trump tax battle

Key House committee obtains subpoenaed Trump financial documents from two banks: report

Putin out-prepared Trump in key meeting, Rex Tillerson told House panel 

Nancy Pelosi fends off impeachment wave — for now

Pelosi: Trump 'cover-up' could be 'impeachable offense'

Biden blasts Trump for saying he 'deserted' Pennsylvania: 'I was 10'

Trump wants to cut repayment to California for fighting fires
(The administration demands proof that $72 million was spent on battling blazes on federal land last year.)

The Trump-Kushner peace plan looks doomed already 

Trump angrily walks out of meeting with Democrats after Pelosi says he is ‘engaged in a coverup’ 

Trump cuts off talks with Dems after Pelosi accuses him of cover-up

'Cover-up' talk enrages Trump, who threatens to end work with Democrats

Trump denies 'tantrum' in meeting with Pelosi: 'It is all such a lie!'

Trump’s golf costs: $102 million and counting, with taxpayers picking up the tab

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5/21/19

Dow climbs nearly 200 points as tech shares gain after US eases Huawei restrictions

Fed’s Rosengren: Trade war is a ‘prominent downside risk’ and another reason for policy patience

Pennsylvania voters choose state Republican lawmaker to fill open House seat 

Trump-backed Kentucky governor narrowly survives primary

Amash won't rule out Libertarian challenge to Trump

McConnell optimistic on budget deal

Congress, White House indicate debt limit increase will be part of spending deal

White House, congressional leaders push for two-year budget deal 

GOP presses Trump to make a deal on spending

Despite national security concerns, GOP leader McCarthy blocked bipartisan bid to limit China’s role in U.S. transit

Rape exemptions for abortion are dividing Republicans 

U.S. says signs Syria may be using chemical weapons, warns of quick response

Turkey has until next month to cancel a messy multibillion-dollar Russian arms deal or face harsh US penalties

U.S. business group says retaliation rising in China amid trade war

'Unprecedented power': William Barr blasts federal judges over nationwide injunctions

AG Barr says nationwide rulings are hampering Trump's agenda

Two scenarios on Trump-Russia investigators — and neither is comforting

Confidential draft IRS memo says tax returns must be given to Congress unless president invokes executive privilege 

The Trump Administration Is Selling Out Hundreds of Millions of Cell-Phone Users

Nadler subpoenas Hope Hicks and McGahn's former aide for testimony

Democrats talk subpoena for Mueller

Mueller and House Democrats at impasse over how much of his testimony would be public 

DOJ offers House Intel some Mueller materials if Schiff drops Barr threat

Tillerson meets with House Foreign Affairs Committee

Some in Pelosi’s leadership team rebel on impeachment, press her to begin an inquiry 

House Democrats press leaders to start Trump impeachment

Dem clamor for impeachment swells as McGahn refuses testimony

WHIP LIST: Dems who support an impeachment inquiry against President Trump

Nadler accuses Trump of witness intimidation, threatens legal action over McGahn testimony

Biden responds to Trump on Pennsylvania: 'I've never forgotten where I came from'

Trump willing to talk with Iran, but provocations will be met with ‘great force’

Trump appeals judge’s decision upholding Democrats’ subpoena for financial records, setting up an early legal test in his battle with Congress

Trump administration will hire Cuccinelli for senior DHS border role 

Trump faces steep climb to reelection

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5/20/19

Stocks slide as Huawei fallout drags down Qualcomm, other tech shares

Amash storm hits Capitol Hill

Amash doubles down on Trump and impeachment

House Freedom Caucus votes to condemn Amash's impeachment comments

Tensions swirl around Iran as administration to brief Congress

Ford to cut 7,000 jobs as part of company ‘redesign’ 

White House tells McGahn to defy House subpoena

Read the White House letter directing Don McGahn not to testify

McGahn rejects House subpoena to appear

Cohen says Trump attorney told him to say TrumpTower talks ended earlier than they did

Cohen told lawmakers that Trump lawyer Sekulow instructed him to lie about Moscow tower project

What the Mueller report tells us about Putin, Russia and Trump's election

Judge rules against Trump in lawsuit to block Democrats’ subpoena for financial records

Judge upholds House panel subpoena for Trump financial records

Deutsche Bank Staff Saw Suspicious Activity in Trump and Kushner Accounts

Supreme Court sides with Native American hunter as Gorsuch joins liberals

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on 2020 Rust Belt stakes, abortion laws

Nadler threatens to hold McGahn in contempt 

Trump warns if Tehran attacks, it will be ‘official end of Iran

Trump says he was not warned about Flynn. The Mueller report disagrees. 

Trump second-term agenda begins to emerge

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5/19/19

Kemp jabs 'C-list celebrities' vowing to boycott Georgia over new abortion ban

GOP senator: Supreme Court abortion cases were 'wrongly decided as a constitutional matter'

Trump, Republicans distance themselves from Alabama abortion law 

Romney: Justin Amash 'reached a different conclusion' than I did on impeachment

Romney on Mueller report: 'Really, really troubling,’ but Americans ‘just aren’t there’ on impeachment

Romney: Trump 'has distanced himself from some of the best qualities of the human character'

Mitt Romney: War with Iran is 'not going to happen'

Abortion Fight or Strong Economy? For G.O.P., Cultural Issues Undercut 2020 Message

Bolton emerges as flashpoint in GOP debate on Iran

Giuliani says Trump is 'doing the right thing' by resisting congressional subpoenas

White House encouraging investment in Middle East as part of peace plan

Homeland Security reverses course on plan to ship illegal immigrants across the nation

As Trump escalates China trade dispute, economic ties lose stabilizing force in matters of national security 

Trump, China and trade: Who blinks first?

Trump's 'great patriot' farmers follow him into a trade war

The little-noticed surge across the U.S.-Mexico border: It’s Americans heading south   

Fox News’ Brit Hume Claps Back at Trump Over Tweet About Network’s Pete Buttigieg Town Hall

Dems walk Trump trade tightrope

Klobuchar: Trump plan doesn't deal with 'comprehensive immigration issue'

Klobuchar: 'Don't think' there are reasons to investigate Mueller probe's origins

Moulton: Trump 'lacks the credibility' to keep US out of war with Iran

Democratic Presidential hopeful Buttigieg draws crowd for Fox town hall

Trump, Saudi Arabia warn Iran against Middle East conflict

Trump fires back at 'loser' GOP lawmaker who said he'd engaged in 'impeachable conduct'

Trump, Republicans distance themselves from Alabama abortion law 

Trump on abortion: I am 'pro-life' with 'three exceptions'

Trump hits Fox News for 'wasting airtime' with coverage of Buttigieg

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5/18/19

GOP’s Amash: Trump has met ‘threshold for impeachment’

GOP lawmaker: Trump has engaged in multiple actions that 'meet the threshold for impeachment'

Some in GOP wary of abortion bans
(Congressional Republican leaders say the laws being adopted in several states go too far.)

US warns airliners flying in Persian Gulf of danger amid Iran tensions

On Iran, North Korea, and Venezuela, It’s Bolton vs. Trump

Trump's diversion of billions for border wall faces first U.S. court test

Toyota hits back over Trump signaling Japanese investments 'not welcomed'

5 things to watch as Trump, Dems clash over investigations

Trump officials not sending migrants to Florida after backlash

Melania Trump’s parents would have struggled to come to the U.S. under Trump’s immigration plan 

MSNBC host: Barr 'the most dangerous person' who works for Trump

Democrats charge GOP with refusing to acknowledge far-right anti-Semitism

Mueller mystery: Will he ever testify to Congress?

Biden calls for unity, jabs at Trump in campaign launch

Joe Biden Slams 'Divider-In-Chief' Trump In Philadelphia Campaign Kickoff

Warren policy ideas show signs of paying off

Trump’s sanctions on Iran are hitting Hezbollah, and it hurts 

Trump risks credibility with policy that veers between threats and inaction 

‘It’s entirely inappropriate’: Trump shot a political video on Air Force One 

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5/17/19

Joni Ernst says there’s more momentum than ever to tackle military sexual assault 

Here are the eight Republicans who voted with Democrats on the Equality Act

GOP Mueller critic says Flynn contacted him during special counsel probe

GOP state lawmaker says he misspoke on 'consensual rape'

Trump's immigration push faces Capitol Hill buzzsaw

US trade talks with China have stalled

Companies warn Trump trade war is about to hit consumers

Judge’s order to release Flynn transcripts illuminates an under-covered episode in the Mueller report 

Comey: Barr is 'sliming his own department'

Barr considering possible rule changes at DOJ in wake of Russia investigation

Court ordered review finds possibly thousands more cases of family separation

Appeals court rules Trump end of DACA was unlawful

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin defies House Democrats’ subpoena for Trump’s tax returns

Acting secretary blocked Stephen Miller’s bid for another DHS shakeup 

ACLU, Women's March to hold nationwide protests over abortion bans

Shields and Brooks on abortion law battles, 2020 generational divide

House approves anti-LGBT discrimination Equality Act

Schiff promises to enforce subpoena for Mueller report 

Chairman: Dems to proceed to court over Trump's tax returns 'as quickly as next week'

Dem Louisiana governor prepared to sign fetal 'heartbeat' ban

Where do top 2020 Democratic hopefuls stand on Israel?

Top Dem: Trump helps GOP erase enthusiasm gap; Ohio a big problem

Trump lowered tensions with Iran: why he had to step in

Trump reaches deal to lift steel, aluminum tariffs on Mexico, Canada

Trump administration will delay auto tariffs for up to six months

Trump administration prepares to release Central American migrants 'across the entire nation'

'TREASON!': Trump says his campaign was spied on. Current and former FBI officials disagree.

Trump: Anonymous news sources are 'bulls---'

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5/16/19

Senate confirms Trump judge who faced scrutiny over abortion views

Senate Republicans running away from Alabama abortion law

Top House Republican McCarthy says he opposes Alabama abortion law 

Susan Collins has faith Kavanaugh won't uphold Alabama abortion law

In Alabama and Georgia, Republicans Move to Bar Abortion, and Women Look for Options While They Can

Republicans defend drug company in spotlight over HIV medication prices

Top U.S. lawmakers press Pompeo for answers on Iran arms control report

GOP lawmaker indicted for trying to trade his vote for cash, lying to the FBI, authorities say 

Pompeo meets with Hong Kong pro-democracy leader

China has cut its holdings of US debt to the lowest level in two years amid trade tensions

China has plenty of ways to get back at US for treatment of Huawei

N. Korean missile could thwart U.S.
(New weapon, likely a Russian design, seems aimed at evading American defense systems, officials say.)

U.S. Raises the Stakes in Afghanistan From the Air
(Civilian deaths mount as Washington tries to pressure the Taliban in peace talks.)

Federal judge orders parts of Mueller report unredacted, made public

Robert Mueller will decide if he wants to testify to Congress, Attorney General William Barr says

Flynn provided details in Mueller's obstruction inquiry, new memo shows

Judge orders public release of what Michael Flynn said in call to Russian ambassador 

Trump dashes hopes of trade peace with China, Europe and Japan 
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Trump's new immigration plan finds few friends

POLL: Overwhelming majority of Americans don't think Trump's term should be extended by 2 years

Tapper highlights the pattern to Trump's pardons

Pelosi warns Trump on Iran: Only Congress can declare war

Pelosi blasts White House letter rejecting Congress' demands: 'A joke'

House passes drug pricing bills amid ObamaCare row

More Democrats Accuse Trump of Inflating Iran Intelligence
(A new congressional letter raises fears of stumbling into war.)

Democrats agree to humanitarian aid for border as part of disaster package

Report: House Dems considering bringing part of HR 1 to the floor

House Democrats fall in line with Pelosi’s no-impeachment strategy despite Trump’s defiance 

Schiff says DOJ hasn't complied with subpoena for Mueller report

Frustrated House Democrats Pin Their Hopes on Mueller

Joe Biden breaks with Obama in moving to left

Trump proposes sweeping overhaul of legal immigration

Trump rolls out 'pro-American' immigration plan

Trump wants his border barrier to be painted black with spikes. He has other ideas, too. 

Trump, frustrated by advisers, is not convinced the time is right to attack Iran 

Trump promotes natural gas as it gets caught up in U.S.-China trade war 

Trump cuts steel tariffs on Turkey by half

Trump administration ends $929-million pact to build California high-speed rail project

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5/15/19

Dow rises more than 100 points, erasing 190-point drop, as Trump delays auto tariffs

Frustrated GOP senators want answers from Trump on Iran

Graham: Trump officials not adequately briefing on Iran threat

GOP senators raise alarms, criticize Trump as U.S.-China trade war heats up 

Marco Rubio slams CEOs for bad China deals, short-term thinking and not investing in U.S. workers 

Alabama governor signs abortion ban into law

Abortion restrictions carry political risk for Republicans in 2020

Cruz warns 'Space Force' needed to prevent space pirates

Barr throws curveball into Senate GOP 'spying' probe

Work on surprise medical bills goes into overdrive

Trump pardons media tycoon, former GOP leader of California State Assembly

U.S. Hard-line Stance on Iran Rattles Allies
(As Trump’s national security team barrels toward a confrontation in the Persian Gulf, Europe is starting to balk.)

U.S. orders ‘non-emergency’ government employees to leave Iraq 

Mnuchin signals administration won't comply with subpoena for Trump tax returns

The many problems with Trump’s legal claim that Congress can’t investigate him 

No ‘do-over’ on Mueller probe, White House lawyer tells House panel, saying demands for records, staff testimony will be refused 

White House rejects House Judiciary document request, seeking to ‘narrow the scope’

Napolitano claims Trump violated separation of powers 3 times in last week

These states have passed — or are considering — restrictive abortion bills that target Roe v. Wade

Democrats are putting a political pothole in the way of bipartisan drug pricing bills 

Joe Biden plans first New York fundraising blitz as a 2020 candidate for president

New York Mayor Bill de Blasio adds his name to the Democratic presidential field 

Trump to launch uphill bid to overhaul immigration laws

Trump’s new immigration plan emphasizes skills and education over family connections

Trump declares national emergency over threats against US technology amid campaign against Huawei

Trump, Kudlow 'had it out' after contradiction on who is hurt by tariffs: report

Trump administration to delay auto tariffs by up to six months: Sources

Trump to meet with South Korean leader Moon Jae-in amid stalled North Korea nuclear talks

Trump administration opens up Minnesota wilderness area to copper mining

White House escalates war against Facebook, Google and Twitter with a campaign asking users to share stories of censorship 

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5/14/19

Markets signal to US and China on the trade war: You have ‘blundered into a minefield’

Dow rises more than 200 points, posts best day in a month to claw back some of Monday’s drop

Consumers are already seeing price hikes from the last round of Trump’s tariffs

Trump finally switches up his lie that China pays tariffs to the U.S. Treasury

Trump is taxing Americans to support farmers struggling from his trade war 

GOP angst grows amid Trump trade war

GOP senators raise alarms, criticize Trump as U.S.-China trade war heats up 

Senate confirms Trump judge who called Obama 'un-American imposter'

Romney votes against Trump pick over comments attacking Obama

Senate to vote on disaster aid bill next week

McConnell: No one tells Burr how to run Intelligence panel

Donald Trump Jr. will be interviewed by Senate Intelligence Committee

Sen. Marco Rubio says war with Iran is in the hands of Ayatollah Khamenei: ‘It’s all on them’

Cotton: US could win war with Iran in 'two strikes'

Carly Fiorina blasts Trump: ‘He views women as something to be used’

McSally to introduce military sexual assault reform bill

GOP senators propose congressional term limits

Alabama abortion bill passes Senate and heads to governor

#LindseyGrahamResign trends on Twitter

Iran says Trump playing 'very dangerous game,' risking 'devastating war' 

Pompeo came to Putin seeking to reset U.S. ties. The secretary of state and the Russian president could only agree that many issues stand in the way.   

Why U.S. allies aren’t rushing to back Trump’s China trade war 

Farmers are bracing for more tariff pain. But they're sticking with Trump -- for now 

Judge signals swift ruling in Trump lawsuit over Cummings subpoena

DOJ seeks to appeal rulings advancing Dems' Emoluments Clause lawsuit against Trump

House votes to extend flood insurance program

Pelosi to meet with Lighthizer amid trade tensions 

Dems plan 12-hour marathon Mueller report reading at Capitol

Congress wants to force Trump’s hand on subpoenas. It won’t be easy. '

House Intel to probe whether lawyers for Trump family interfered in investigation

Biden rips Giuliani for threatening to investigate his son

Poll: Sanders support among young voters drops sharply

White House explores new farmer bailout plan as U.S.-China trade war heats up 

Trump is taxing Americans to support farmers struggling from his trade war 

Trump finally switches up his lie that China pays tariffs to the U.S. Treasury

Trump says if Fed cuts interest rates, US will win trade war: ‘It would be game over, we win!

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5/13/19

Stocks plummet as Trump's trade war with China escalates

Dow drops more than 600 points, posts worst day since January as China trade war escalates

$1.1 trillion in stock market value lost so far from trade war sell-off with more expected

This chart from Goldman Sachs shows tariffs are raising prices for consumers and it could get worse

From tequila to TV cameras — here is a list of US goods China is targeting with a 25% tariff

The monster clash between U.S., China over trade dwarfs all other issues about the economy

GOP’s farm belt Senators back Trump as China takes aim at U.S. agriculture

Sen. Cotton tells farmers trade war will hurt, but real war is worse

Crunch time for Senate disaster aid talks

The GOP’s increasing embrace of Trump’s Russia conspiracy theory 

Graham encourages Donald Trump Jr. to plead the 5th

Immigration fix? Sen. Graham plans to introduce legislation to end illegal border invasion

U.S. prepares to slap tariffs on remaining Chinese imports, which could add levies on roughly $300 billion in additional goods 

China is raising tariffs on $60 billion of US goods starting June 1

Pompeo crashes Brussels meeting of E.U. diplomats but changes few minds on Iran 

Iran says US doesn’t dare attack for fear of provoking assault on Israel

As Trump escalates pressure, experts fear Iran will strike back

White House defends Trump's controversial meeting with Orbán

Former DHS officials blocked Trump plan to arrest thousands of migrants before being ousted

Before Trump’s purge at DHS, top officials challenged plan for mass family arrests 

Barr names Connecticut prosecutor to investigate Russian probe's origins: report 

Kavanaugh breaks with conservative Trump court in Apple decision

Five big Supreme Court decisions to watch

Trump attorneys protest judge's effort to expedite congressional subpoena lawsuit

Trump campaign paid women employees — including Omarosa — nearly 20% less than male counterparts: Court filing

How some Polish far-right nationalists went from setting their hopes on Trump to rallying against him 

Trump’s go-it-alone approach on trade, immigration poses economic risks 

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on 2020 Democrats' policy proposals

Dems eye big infrastructure package, with or without Trump

Adam Schiff: Campaigns shouldn’t be allowed to get foreign help

Biden surges in digital spending on Facebook, Google

Trump to meet Chinese leader as trade tensions escalate

Trump says U.S. farmers to get $15 billion in aid amid China trade war

It’s not just China: Trump’s trade war is raging on several fronts

'They're not going to be happy.' Trump threatens Iran over reports of sabotaged oil tankers

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5/12/19

Florida Republicans warn that Trump’s Venezuela policy is at risk of backfiring 

Rand Paul: Mueller probe 'politically motivated,' 'goes even back to the Clintons'

Rand Paul: Trump Jr. subpoena a 'real travesty of justice'

GOP lawmaker slams Pelosi after imam critical of Israel delivers House invocation

Pentagon will pull money from ballistic missile and surveillance plane programs to fund border wall 

Kudlow contradicts Trump, says China isn't paying tariffs on goods going into US

Kudlow: China has not 'come far enough' on trade negotiations

White House expects retaliation from China, stresses ongoing talks

Trump boxed in on trade

Applying ‘maximum pressure,’ Trump faces burgeoning crises overseas 

 Gates: 'Real risk' Taliban can retake Afghanistan if US troops withdrawn

George Conway calls Trump a 'malignant narcissist'

Robert Mueller 'is going to testify': Rep. Adam Schiff 

Schiff: Trump 'has to be defeated' in 2020

Schiff dismisses Trump's threat to investigate Biden

Dems warn of 'constitutional crisis' but wary of impeachment 

Dems push to revive Congress' tech office

2020 hopeful Kamala Harris says US faces constitutional crisis

2020 Dem Michael Bennet: Trump 'most fiscally irresponsible president' in generations

A more disciplined Biden learns not to take the bait

Biden Pulling Away in South Carolina With 46%, State Poll Shows

Trump and his allies are blocking more than 20 separate Democratic probes in an all-out war with Congress 

Trump administration makes a mockery of asylum system

Trump: 'China is dreaming' Biden, other Dems get elected

Trump lashes out at Dem talk of 'constitutional crisis'

Trump takes aim at McGahn, says he ‘had a much better chance of being fired than Mueller’ 

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5/11/19

Firestorm erupts around Sen. Richard Burr, man behind Donald Trump Jr. subpoena. He's not backing down

Trump Jr. subpoena spotlights GOP split over Russia probes

GOP offers support for Trump on China tariffs

Giuliani cancels trip to Ukraine to press Biden investigation

China will not flinch in the face of U.S. pressure, top negotiator says after talks  

Retired Justice Stevens: Trump 'exercising powers that do not really belong to him'

Democrats plan ‘methodical’ Trump fight
(A go-slow approach is aimed at placating the party’s moderates and progressives.)

Dem leaders feel squeeze on Trump strategy

Warren, Nadler introduce bill to allow student loan borrowers bankruptcy relief

Trump seeks to limit judges' powers on injunctions after legal blows 

Trump says it would be ‘appropriate’ for him to talk to Barr about launching an investigation into Biden 

Trump on not releasing his tax returns: Voters ’didn’t care’ in 2016, let them decide In 2020

Trump's 'four corners' offense an effective strategy for 2020

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5/10/19

Thirty-four GOP members buck Trump on disaster bill

Power Up: McConnell holds reins in GOP's Don Jr. fight 

Trump Jr. subpoena sparks internal GOP battle

The hard lesson of the Donald Trump Jr. subpoena for the GOP 

How the Mueller report revelations are complicating the lives of Richard Burr and other GOP senators 

Nervous about saber rattling on Venezuela, this GOP senator wants to wrest war powers from Trump 

U.S.-China trade talks end for the day with no announcement of a deal 

Trump's claims of '$100 billion' in Chinese tariff payments just don't add up

Five things to know about Trump's trade war with China

Who will pay for Trump’s tariff hike?

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to meet with Vladimir Putin in Russia next week

Trump's North Korea diplomacy looks troubled. It may not mean war

Pentagon shifting $1.5 billion to border wall construction

Trump officials considering using court-ordered removals to deport migrant families: report

Giuliani’s remarkable admission about seeking Ukraine’s assistance for Trump

McGahn rebuffed request to say Trump did not obstruct justice

Is This the Official Trump Constitutional Crisis?

NYT 'bombshell' on president's business losses was scooped by Trump himself

Shields and Brooks on Trump's subpoena standoff, China trade war

House approves $17B disaster aid bill over Trump opposition on Puerto Rico

House committee subpoenas Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and IRS Commissioner Charles Rettig over Trump tax returns 

House chairman issues subpoenas for Trump's tax returns

Nadler says Mueller will not testify next week

Dem senator calls for Senate to investigate Giuliani's planned Ukraine trip

Nancy Pelosi sounds like she’s more open to impeachment than ever before

2020 Dems: Trump doesn't deserve credit for the economy

Alliance with Ocasio-Cortez could pay off for Sanders

Trump says China tariffs 'may or may not be removed' while trade talks continue

Five things to know about Trump's trade war with China

Trump takes over Fourth of July celebration, changing its location and inserting himself into the program 

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5/9/19

Dow falls 138 points, S&P drops for a fourth day as new China tariffs set to kick in at midnight

Senate GOP grows frustrated with Trump chief of staff

Senators sound alarm over looming budget, shutdown battles

Decision to subpoena Donald Trump Jr. sets off a Republican firefight 

Sen. Burr takes GOP fire over Trump Jr subpoena

Mitch McConnell Reassures Hannity: Don Jr. Subpoena Will ‘Have a Happy Ending’

Mitch McConnell wants to raise money off the nickname ‘Cocaine Mitch.’ Yes, really. 

The Trump-hating CEO of Victoria's Secret is quitting the Republican party after donating millions of dollars

U.S. authorities seize North Korean coal ship, accuse Pyongyang of violating international sanctions 

U.S. poised to double tariffs on $200 billion of Chinese imports, escalating U.S.-China trade war 

New tariffs on China pose major risk for Trump

U.S. and China arrive at moment of reckoning in trade dispute 

With one eye on the past, Trump and Xi look to the future of U.S.-China trade 

Judge orders DOJ to give her unredacted Mueller report portions on Stone for private review

Judge sets Trump lawsuit over congressional subpoenas on track for quick decision

Comey says 'it sure looks like' Trump had criminal intent to commit obstruction of justice

Looking at the Mueller report from a mental health perspective

The Pentagon Is Finally Getting a New Defense Secretary

Americans' support for impeaching Trump rises: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Pro-Trump group plans to spend $250M in six battleground states

Trump administration is largely following through on manufacturing group's "wish list" 

Which states are blocking abortion — and which are enacting protections? 

Democrats warn Trump is leading US toward war with Iran

Sen. Blumenthal Says Donald Trump Jr. Should Be 'Locked Up' If He Defies Subpoena

The Rarely Used Congressional Power That Could Force William Barr’s Hand
(It hasn’t been done in nearly a century, but House Democrats could arrest the attorney general after they find him in contempt.)

Democrats showing contempt by holding William Barr in contempt

Dems struggle to make Trump bend on probes

Harris demands Barr clarify if Trump has asked him to investigate anyone

Pelosi agrees US faces constitutional crisis

House votes to overturn Trump ObamaCare move

The House is using the courts to challenge the White House, but to an uncertain end

Joe Biden brings in massive cash haul at Hollywood fundraiser that draws donors from across the country

Trump says deal with China is still possible, but tariffs are an 'excellent' alternative

Trump got the crisis he wanted in Iran. Now what?

Trump overhauls crucial U.S. appeals courts at record pace: 'It's a generational change'

Trump tells Congress to 'keep working' on disaster aid bill

Trump urges Congress to take action on surprise medical bills | New bipartisan drug pricing bill introduced | Trump gambles in push for drug import proposal

Trump says administration secured 'historic donation' of HIV prevention drugs to help end epidemic

Trump picks former Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan for defense secretary

Trump says John Kerry ‘should be prosecuted’ for meetings with Iranian officials 

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5/8/19

Stocks close little changed in volatile trading day as investors unsure of trade deal outcome

Senate Intelligence Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. to answer questions about prior claim to have limited role in TrumpTowerMoscow deal

Republicans rip GOP Intel decision to subpoena Trump Jr.

GOP senator announces bill to ban 'manipulative' video game design

Senate’s inquiry of Trump and Russia will divulge more on election interference than Mueller’s probe did, chairman says 

GOP says Russia case is closed even as it revisits inquiry

New obstacle for disaster aid bill as Trump administration pushes to add border funding 

Watch Senator Rob Portman's full interview on China trade talks, the...

'Game on': Christie dares Democrats to impeach Trump

U.S.-China trade deal hits speed bumps 

China warns of ‘countermeasures’ against U.S. products if Trump increases tariffs 

Talks with China amid threats
(U.S. may end up with a deal or all-out trade war. A miscalculation could be costly for both sides.)

U.S. issues new sanctions against Iran on anniversary of Trump’s withdrawal from nuclear deal 

Echoes of Iraq in Trump’s Confrontation with Iran
(The rising tensions with Tehran bear disturbing similarities to the run-up to war in 2003. Chief among them: the presence of John Bolton.)

Iran vows to stockpile excess uranium
(Tehran moves toward noncompliance with nuclear deal after U.S. deploys Navy carrier.).

North Korea launches another ‘projectile,’ South Korea says, the second in a week 

McMaster accuses some in White House of being a 'danger to the Constitution'

White House imposes new rules on reporters’ credentials, raising concerns about access 

Under new Trump rules, debt collectors will be able to send unlimited texts and emails

New York legislature advances bill that would allow release of Trump’s state tax returns 

New York moves to release Trump’s tax returns and reduce his pardon powers

The Latest: NY Senate OKs giving US House Trump state return

Cracks appear in Trump's coalition

House panel votes to hold Barr in contempt 

House Intel panel subpoenas Barr for full Mueller report, evidence

Schiff introduces constitutional amendment to overturn Citizens United

Pelosi says Trump is ‘becoming self-impeachable’ 

Impeach Trump? House Democrats are stuck if they do, stuck if they don’t. 

DNC faces new debate minefield

Sanders must find new way to win in 2020

Trump declares executive privilege over Mueller report

Trump asserts executive privilege over Mueller report; House panel holds Barr in contempt 

Trump sanctions Iranian metals, Tehran's largest non-petroleum-related sources of export revenue

Under new Trump rules, debt collectors will be able to send unlimited texts and emails

Trump pledges $448M for Florida hurricane recovery

Trump tweets — and Dems pull two bills from floor

Trump labels New York Times report on business losses a 'highly inaccurate Fake News hit job'

Trump defends tax tactics after NYT probe says he racked up more than $1 billion in losses: 'It was sport'

Trump attacks potential 2020 rival Joe Biden in market-moving tweets about China trade negotiations

Trump predicts Dem investigation will drive him to 2020 win

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5/7/19

Dow drops 470 points on growing trade-war threat, biggest decline since early January

Stocks rattled a second day as U.S.-China trade tensions fester Dow drops more than 450 Points 

The Federal Reserve is preparing the American financial system to withstand climate change, Chair Jerome Powell tells Democratic Sen. Brian Schatz

Trump’s steel tariffs cost U.S. consumers $900,000 for every job created, experts say 

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy

'Case Closed' On The Mueller Report? Some Republicans Say Not So Fast. 

In Rare Bipartisan Move, Reps. Adam Schiff and Devin Nunes Threaten to Subpoena DOJ for Mueller Files

McConnell calls for end to investigations of Trump, says ‘case closed’ 

McConnell: Dems have 'Trump Derangement Syndrome' amid Barr fight

Mitch McConnell's Trump Defense Strategy Is Proof the Republican Party Is an Authoritarian Outfit

Republican senators give Pence an earful on trade

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan

Trump, Senate GOP discuss effort to overhaul legal immigration

Trade war threatens to roil 2020 race as Republicans complain about the tariffs Trump loves 

Trump pulls out rug from GOP on trade

Georgia Gov. Brian Kemp signs fetal heartbeat bill, one of most restrictive abortion laws in nation

Pompeo makes unannounced visit to Baghdad amid rising tensions with Iran 

Mike Pompeo risks alienating free trade supporters like the Koch network as he pushes Trump’s hard-line trade agenda against China

Economists quit Trump admin after their studies showed tariffs hurt US farmers

Trump Interior chief says climate change response falls on Congress

Mueller didn't want Comey memos released out of fear Trump, others would change stories

Barr Is Wrong: Mueller Was Dead Right on Trump and Obstruction

James Comey is in trouble and he knows it

U.S. asylum screeners to take more confrontational approach as Trump aims to turn more migrants away at the border 

Court says Trump can continue policy requiring asylum seekers to remain in Mexico

Trump’s travel ban hurts Americans too

Trump battles setbacks in his foreign policy
(Developments in Venezuela, North Korea and Middle East leave the White House scrambling.)

Trump’s Iran Policy Is Becoming Dangerous
(Growing evidence suggests the U.S. president is traveling a path toward war—whether he knows it or not.)

Trump meetings with Putin broke the law, groups allege

Refusal to hand over Trump's tax returns sets up legal fight

NYT: Tax papers suggest Trump had $1 billion in business losses over a decade

U.S. House passes pro-Taiwan bills, amid trade tensions with China

Nadler threatens McGahn with contempt over failure to turn over documents

Dem candidates complicate Pelosi's handling of impeachment

Nancy Pelosi: Trump is ‘goading’ Democrats to impeach him to solidify his base

House Democrats threaten salaries of Trump officials who block interviews

Dems want Justice IG to investigate Barr

Trump's threatened tariff hike to 25% on Chinese goods would hurt consumers, the economy

White House invokes executive privilege to bar former counsel from turning over documents to Congress 

White House orders McGahn to defy House subpoena

Trump, Dems escalate battles over investigations

Trump briefs Republican senators on emerging U.S. immigration plan

Trump, Senate GOP discuss effort to overhaul legal immigration

Trump pulls out rug from GOP on trade

Trump May Redefine Poverty, Cutting Americans From Welfare Rolls

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5/6/19

Rising debt imperils Trump, Dem hopes on infrastructure

New threats by Trump on trade take bigger toll on U.S. farmers

GOP senators push for probe of 'apparent leaks' in Russia investigation

Senate Republicans Seek Probe of Other Agencies in Russia Leaks

Republicans troll Democrats with proposals to rename upcoming health care bill

Rick Scott says Ocasio-Cortez has embarrassed Congress 'to the point of irrelevance'

Trump’s threatened China tariffs deepen GOP rift over trade 

Chinese spies acquired NSA tools, used them to attack US allies

Chinese delegation will come to the US for trade talks after Trump tariff threat

China’s Liu is still set to join trade talks this week as US says tariffs will rise on Friday

After tariff threats, many Chinese see Trump as a Marvel villain out to destroy them 

Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin won’t release Trump’s tax returns to Congress, says no ‘legitimate legislative purpose’

DOJ releases second redacted version of Mueller report over FOIA lawsuits

4 very important things Robert Mueller could tell us

Pompeo says shrinking Arctic sea ice presents 'new opportunities for trade'

ICE announces program to allow local law enforcement to make immigration arrests

New York attorney general sues Trump Treasury, IRS

Trump would have been charged with obstruction were he not president, hundreds of former federal prosecutors assert 

Trump’s Suggestion His Term Should Be Extended Is Another Trial Balloon for His Authoritarianism

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Democrats' 2020 motivation

Democrats schedule contempt markup for Barr over Mueller report

House Judiciary Committee sets Wednesday vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt over Mueller report

The Memo: Dem race for White House takes on new shape

Biden takes 32-point lead over Sanders in new 2020 poll

Biden, Sanders differ on key issue
(Candidates disagree whether defeating Trump is enough to cure what ails nation.)

Trump move raises pressure on Barr

Rising debt imperils Trump, Dem hopes on infrastructure

Trump's approval rating hits all-time high in Gallup poll

Trump’s Suggestion His Term Should Be Extended Is Another Trial Balloon for His Authoritarianism

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5/5/19

Republican senator calls for hearing on military intervention in Venezuela

Kennedy says Democrats 'acting in bad faith' on Trump tax returns

This Republican Is Running Against Donald Trump. Is Anybody Listening?

US deploys carrier strike group to send 'clear and unmistakable message' to Iran

Turkey says it will not bow to U.S. sanctions over S-400 deal

Pompeo won’t promise to consult Congress about potential military intervention in Venezuela 

Pompeo says he believes there is a 'path forward' in North Korea talks

Who pays Trump's tariffs - China and other exporters or U.S. customers?

Should asylum seekers pay a fee to apply?

Trump on collision course with Supreme Court; justices may avoid interference in 2020 election

House Judiciary Dem warns of contempt citation if Barr does not turn over documents

Durbin: Barr's testimony was 'at the minimum misleading' if not 'deception to the American people'

Kamala Harris: Barr 'lied to Congress'

UPDATE: Dem Backpedals On ‘Tentative’ Mueller Date For House Judiciary Testimony

Bennet says Trump 'committed impeachable offenses'

Dems see GOP effort to drive them to impeach Trump

Klobuchar: I don't think Trump should conduct 'foreign policy by tweet'

Superbug: Schumer urges CDC emergency declaration as drug-resistant fungus spreads

Pelosi worries Trump 'would poison the public mind' if he narrowly loses reelection bid

Sanders faces big problem with Biden and black voters

Trump to Palestinians in Gaza: 'End the violence and work towards peace'

Trump to impose new sanctions against Iran: report

Trump says he will increase tariffs on Chinese goods on Friday as he complains about pace of trade talks 

Trump taps Mark Morgan, former Obama official who supports border wall, to head ICE 

In reversal, Trump says Mueller ‘should not testify’ before Congress

Trump says Mueller shouldn't testify

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5/4/19

Republican senator calls for hearing on military intervention in Venezuela

Trump’s bipartisan infrastructure plan already imperiled as Mulvaney, GOP lawmakers object to cost 

House ethics panel renews probes into three GOP lawmakers

Wyoming Sen. Mike Enzi announces he’ll retire in 2020 

Is this economy too good to be true? 

Hirono electrifies left as Trump antagonist

Anticipation builds for Mueller testimony

The Latest: Biden says world leaders uneasy over Trump

Union support won't come easy for Biden

Biden Calls Trump a ‘Clown’ While Decrying President’s Nicknames

Pelosi says she worried Trump would have contested elections if House margin had been thin

Trump says he did not confront Putin on election interference in post-Mueller call

Trump goes on tear, sharing tweets about Putin, North Korea's Kim and far-right YouTube star

‘Investigate the investigators’ is new Trump rallying cry to counter Mueller report 

A Facebook ‘army’ and freewheeling tweets: Inside the billion-dollar Trump 2020 campaign machine

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5/3/19

Economy adds 263K jobs in April, blowing past expectations

Senate confirms Trump's 100th judicial nominee

All the Trump nominees Senate Republicans have tanked

Trump's pursuit of infrastructure deal hits GOP roadblock

GOP distances itself from Trump's ObamaCare attacks

Utah Sen. Mitt Romney: ‘I’d like to hear from Mr. Mueller’

Senate judiciary chair offers Mueller opportunity to testify

Mueller fallout deepens Senate tensions 

Federal judges declare Ohio congressional map unconstitutional 

GOP megadonor Paul Singer rallies conservatives: ‘Socialism is on the march again’

North Korea fires several short-range projectiles, South Korean military says 

U.S. Mulls Military Options in Venezuela

Barr vs. Mueller: The attorney general fights his own battle with the special counsel as he stands up for Trump

Trump attorneys request preliminary injunction over subpoenas for financial records

Trump administration’s California fracking plan is ‘dangerous,’ environmental groups say

Exclusive: Trump administration proposal would make it easier to deport immigrants who use public benefits

Trump adviser Kudlow: 'We're killing it on the economy'

Shields and Brooks on Barr testimony, Democrats’ dilemma

'Nobody Is Above the Law.' Nancy Pelosi Accuses William Barr of Lying to Congress

Is Nancy Pelosi greasing the skids for impeachment — of Barr? 

House Democrat expects vote 'next week' to hold attorney general in contempt

House says Barr lied, threatens contempt charges
(Constitutional fight escalates as Pelosi accuses the attorney general of a crime by giving false testimony.)

Feinstein calls on Border Patrol to review pursuit tactics after L.A. Times-ProPublica investigation

Warren shows signs of momentum after slow start

Poll: Biden leads Dem primary field by 30 points

Trump and Putin talked about Mueller report, Venezuela and North Korea during phone call

Trump official names former Secret Service head to top DHS post

Trump takes fight with Dems to the courts

Trump hits 'foolish' firefighter union president after group backs Biden

Trump finds in Barr the attorney general — and shield — he long sought 

Trump laments social media 'getting worse' for conservatives


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5/2/19

Dow drops 120 points, stocks fall for a second day after Fed Chief Powell signals no rate cut soon

GOP senator to White House on Fed pick: 'Please do some research'

Senate fails to override Trump's Yemen veto

Mitt Romney: Two-state solution is all there is

Sen. Mike Lee blasts Dems, says the Mueller investigation was about undermining the president

McCarthy says Nadler lied, not Barr

Seismic mapping in Atlantic could still pose trouble for Republicans on campaign trail 

Stephen Moore, Trump’s Federal Reserve choice, bows out amid scrutiny of past remarks about women, other topics 

Trump gets powerful new rival in Letitia James

Immigrant rights groups file legal challenge to Trump asylum policy

California Senate passes bill that would keep Trump off 2020 ballot unless he releases tax returns

CNN Poll: Trump's approval rating on the economy hits a new high

Bob Mueller’s Extraordinary Letter to Bill Barr

READ: Mueller's Letter Expressing Concern About Barr's Summary Of His Report

Robert Mueller Report Raises Election Hacking Fears for States

White House complained about Mueller report to Barr

Barr’s no-show triggers contempt threats, Nixon comparison and more impeachment talk 

William Barr Is Orchestrating a Slow-Rolling Coup Against the Constitutional Order

Democrats blast Barr for missing hearing

Dems go after Barr's head

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler threatens to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt over Mueller report

Dems hope attacks will sideline William Barr

Klobuchar asks Mueller whether he reviewed Trump's taxes

House Dems in direct talks with Mueller about his testimony: reports

Trump’s Tax Plan Raised Taxes for Gold Star Families—Now, Democrats Hope to Change That

House passes bill to force U.S. to stay in Paris climate agreement 

Biden says China is ‘not competition for us,’ prompting pushback from both parties 

Dems turn black maternal deaths into powerful 2020 issue

Bennet enters 2020 race

Trump’s claim of ‘amazing’ success in cutting opioid prescriptions 

Trump indicates he will block McGahn testimony

Trump Administration Files Formal Request to Strike Down All of Obamacare

Trump touts new faith-based protections for health-care workers at National Day of Prayer ceremony 

Trump administration pushed to strip mention of climate change from Arctic policy statement 

Trump administration has separated hundreds of children from their migrant families since 2018

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5/1/19

Dow drops more than 150 points after Fed’s Powell dashes rate-cut hopes

Fed holds steady on rates as economy strengthens

New Senate GOP offer on disaster aid bill gives $300 million boost to Puerto Rico 

Lindsey Graham’s pro-Trump spin of the Mueller report 

At Mueller report hearing, Republicans shift to Clinton and Obama

Trump scrambles to salvage NAFTA rewrite, courting Democrats and trying to tamp down GOP fury 

Pushing to deploy the U.S. military, Rick Scott helps to shape Trump’s Venezuela policy 

Sen. Mitt Romney discusses trip to Iraq, Israel and Jordan, where ‘things are more complicated than you might imagine’

GOP doctors will go to primary runoff in North CarolinaU.S. House race 

A US-China trade deal is ‘possible’ by next Friday, sources say

Burgeoning court backlog of more than 850,000 cases undercuts Trump immigration agenda 

White House says it will not provide details on individual security clearances to House panel 

Live coverage: Barr faces grilling on Mueller's criticism

Barr defends handling of Mueller report

Attorney General William Barr criticizes special counsel Robert Mueller for not saying whether Trump obstructed justice

William Barr’s ‘snitty’ slip-up gives away his game 

6 takeaways from William Barr’s tense hearing 

Five takeaways from Barr's testimony on Mueller

Barr says he didn't review underlying evidence of Mueller report before making obstruction call

Mueller complained that Barr’s letter did not capture ‘context’ of Trump probe 

Rift opens between Mueller and Barr

Senate Dems put brakes on Trump impeachment talk

With economy humming, Democrats split over how to beat Trump

Barr’s refusal to testify before House panel increases likelihood of contempt citation from Congress 

Barr, Dems fail to reach deal on House testimony

Biden says Barr 'should' resign: 'He's lost the confidence of the American people'

Harris: I believe Barr 'intended to mislead' on Mueller's report

Hirono rebukes Barr during hearing: 'You should resign'

Preet Bharara: Barr's excuse for not testifying to House 'rhymes with snitty'

Trump asks Congress for $4.5 billion more in emergency border money

Trump scrambles to salvage NAFTA rewrite, courting Democrats and trying to tamp down GOP fury 

Trump accuses Harris of being 'very nasty' to Barr, looking for 'political points'

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4/30/19

Stephen Moore’s Fed nomination under pressure as GOP senator calls his past comments ‘ridiculous’

GOP sets up firewall for Trump on Mueller

Poll: McConnell's approval in Kentucky at 18 percent

Alabama bill banning nearly all abortions passes House almost unanimously

U.S. senators blast 'insane' Trump plan for aid cuts, seek Venezuela plan

Trump trashes his own administration's infrastructure plan as 'stupid'

Bolton presses key aides to Venezuela's Maduro to abandon him

Trump again shows how easily he’s manipulated by dictators 

Trump’s rhetoric stokes hate. He never thinks of the consequences. 

Federal judge rejects Trump request to dismiss Democrats' Emoluments Clause lawsuit

Mueller expressed 'frustration' to Barr over lack of context in letter

READ: Barr's prepared remarks in testimony before Senate Judiciary panel

Pelosi, Schumer say they've agreed to pursue $2T infrastructure bill with Trump

Trump and Democrats agreed $2 trillion is needed for infrastructure, Chuck Schumer says

Dems, Trump pull $2T surprise on infrastructure

Democrats say congressional obstruction is pushing some to think about impeachment

Joe Biden: Congress has ‘no alternative’ but impeachment if Trump blocks followup probes of Mueller’s findings

Schiff vows House Democrats will use ‘whatever means we can’ on subpoenas 

Democrats accuse Trump ally Erik Prince of lying to Congress, refer case to Justice Dept. for possible prosecution 

Medicare-for-all advocates get their first hearing on Capitol Hill 

'Medicare for All' gets boost from first congressional hearing

Schumer: Barr must bring Mueller letter to Senate hearing

Van Hollen calls for Barr to resign

Dem lawmaker: Mueller must resign so he can testify 'free' from Barr's 'control'

Poll: Percentage of Democrats who see border ‘crisis’ jumps 17 points since January amid spike in migrant families 

Biden opens bid on home turf with rally at union hall
(In Pennsylvania, the Scranton native makes populist promises to help the middle class.)

Biden surges in primary polls

Biden holds 26-point lead among Dems in new national poll

Trump trashes his own administration's infrastructure plan as 'stupid'

Trump tightens asylum rules, will make immigrants pay fees to seek humanitarian refuge 

Trump calls on Fed to cut rates by 1% and urges more quantitative easing

Trump sees low risk from Mueller attacks

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4/29/19

Five ways this economic expansion could come to an abrupt end

Trump on collision course with McConnell on spending

Graham: Trump should fight Dem subpoenas 'like hell'

House Republican plans discharge petition on Green New Deal

Mattis ignored orders from Trump, White House on North Korea, Iran: report

Rosenstein resigns effective May 11, ending tumultuous run as Justice Department’s second-in-command 

Populist economic frustration threatens Trump’s strongest reelection issue, Post-ABC poll finds 

Trump claims he’s the greatest hostage negotiator ever. So why did he make it harder to bring Americans home? 

Trump needs help from Pelosi to notch a big drug pricing win 

Trump's handling of illegal immigration is a weakness headed into 2020 

Days after Trump speech, NRA is in turmoil and under investigation

Barr poised to face grilling over report
(Democrats say he’s Trump’s ‘paid federal public defender’ in Russia investigation.)

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on Booker’s background, Biden's launch

Liberal and moderate Democrats unveil an infrastructure road map with no price tag as Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer prepare to meet Trump

Dems want climate change, tax hikes in infrastructure deal

Pelosi: Barr will be 'obstructing Congress' if he does not appear before House Judiciary

House Dems seek to make officials feel the pain

Dems set to debate Trump impeachment in post-Mueller era

Trump’s lack of cooperation with Congress intensifies impeachment push in House 

Biden's launch riles up Trump

Biden picks up endorsement of firefighters union as Trump blasts labor leaders 

In Pennsylvania, Joe Biden Finds Support Where He Most Needs It

Joe Biden, 76, says he has no plans to limit himself to one-term in the White House

The 9/11 Generation Served. Now It Wants to Lead.
(Three Democrats running for the White House fought in the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan—and they came back with very different ideas.)

Trump calls Mexico one of the world's 'most dangerous' countries in tweet targeting drug trade

Trump calls for tightening restrictions on asylum-seekers in new memo

Trump wants Moore on Fed despite controversy

Trump slams ‘Dues Sucking’ firefighters union leaders as he attacks Biden

Trump blasts Biden as he hits 2020 trail

Trump says NRA is ‘under siege by Cuomo’ after New York AG opens investigation into gun group

Trump family, businesses sue in effort to block banks from complying with subpoenas

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4/28/19

GOP ready to step up spying case

GOP leader embraces role as liberal foe for 2020 

GOP views Joe Biden as 'very weak' or 'a strong candidate'

New Hampshire Republican insider says voters open to Trump alternative

Graham: 'I don't care' if Trump told McGahn to fire Mueller

Trump Ally Calls for More Sanctions on Russia Ahead of Elections

Graham says Russians 'up to it again' with election interference: 'We need more sanctions, not less'

Graham challenges Kushner’s bid to downplay Russia interference 

Former GOP senator Richard Lugar dies at 87

Iran's foreign minister says U.S. must 'prove that it's serious' ahead of prisoner swap negotiations

Bolton: US 'absolutely' did not pay for Warmbier's release

Trump isn’t just defying Congress. He’s rejecting the whole idea of oversight. 

Trump views the Supreme Court as an ally, sowing doubt about its independence among his critics 

Trump official: Family separation practice was 'effective' but undone by public perception

As Trump stands by Charlottesville remarks, rise of white-nationalist violence becomes an issue in 2020 presidential race 

Sally Yates: Trump would be indicted on obstruction of justice if he were not president

New EPA document tells communities to brace for climate change impacts 

Barr warns House Dems he might not appear at hearing

Nadler hits back at Barr: 'The witness is not going to tell the committee' how to run its hearing

Judiciary Committee Dem: Impeachment should be considered

Rep. Clyburn slams Trump's praise for Robert E. Lee

2020 Dem Seth Moulton: Trump is not a patriot

Democrats face new civil war in primary fight

Bernie Sanders pushes policies, not personality

Trump calls rabbi to offer condolences after California synagogue shooting

Trump called the synagogue shooting a ‘hate crime.’ Will prosecutors be able to do the same? 

Trump says US is sending immigrants to sanctuary cities: 'That was my sick idea'

Trump flips on Fox News analyst after he calls president's actions 'criminal'

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4/27/19

Troops’ role on the border to expand
(Pentagon plans to ease rules that prevent soldiers from having contact with migrants.)

Trump's Tax Cut Isn't Helping Seniors Receiving Social Security

Trump’s attempt to strong-arm Congress is actually a sign of his weakness

Rosenstein Lashes Out at Obama and the Media, Defends Trump in First Remarks Since Mueller Report

Mueller report may result in Russian sanctions but not better behavior

Did Mueller peek at Trump's tax returns?

Joe Biden Rejects Help From New Super PAC

Biden entry sparks a sharper edge to Democratic race

Trump and Biden spar over vigor in one of the first direct faceoffs of the 2020 race 

Trump explains Golan Heights decision: 'This is very important strategically, heights'

Watch: President Trump holds a rally in Wisconsin

Trump rails against political elites on Washington media's big night

Trump ramps up attacks on media ahead of White House correspondents' dinner

Trump’s attempt to strong-arm Congress is actually a sign of his weakness

Trump defends Charlottesville comments by praising Confederate general

White House approves ex-official’s testimony after contempt threat 

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4/26/19

US economy grew at 3.2 percent in first quarter, exceeding expectations

US crude plunges 2.9%, settling at $63.30, after Trump says he told OPEC to tame fuel costs

Rubio says hackers penetrated Florida elections systems

Stephen Moore: GOP senators shouldn't 'walk the plank' for me

This Republican Has a Good Point About Going Green

The GOP’s plan: prevent voters from voting

Maximum Pressure on Iran Won’t Work
(Trump’s new Iran sanctions will hurt the United States in the long term.)

Trump’s exit from trade pact hurts exports to Japan

Pentagon set to expand military role along southern border 

Kansas Supreme Court rules state constitution protects abortion rights, a decision that could lead to challenges in other states 

Federal Judge Blocks Trump's Title X Abortion Rules

Not so fast: Trump's Alaska drilling study slammed by U.S. wildlife regulator

White House pushes for a debt ceiling increase while Democrats are divided over spending

A majority of Americans oppose impeachment. Most also say Trump lied to the public. 

Trump committed obstruction of justice and should be indicted, says Fox News analyst in devastating attack

Shields and Brooks on Biden's 2020 launch, Trump stonewalling Congress

Pelosi blasts McConnell for not taking up House bills

Schumer says McConnell has turned Senate into a 'legislative graveyard'

Dem race shows signs it could get nasty

Some Dem chairmen have changed tune on Trump impeachment

Biden raises $6.3 million in the first 24 hours of his 2020 campaign

What does Joe Biden believe? Where the candidate stands on 8 issues

Biden says he, Obama left White House without a 'single whisper of scandal'

Joe Biden on Why He's Running for President | The View

Biden allies launch super PAC

Trump tells NRA he's pulling US from arms treaty

Trump says U.S. paid no money to North Korea over Warmbier

Trump abandons offshore drilling plan, at least for now

Trump now says parents must vaccinate children in face of measles outbreak

Trump contradicts McGahn, says he didn't ask for Mueller's firing

Trump says he did not try to fire Mueller. Here’s what Mueller’s report says. 

White House says former official can speak to Oversight panel next week

Donald Trump’s Unprecedented Assault on the Power of Congress

Trump makes race about 'freedom' and prisoner voting rights

Trump looks for longer boost from economy

Trump not expected to attend National Teacher of the Year award ceremony

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4/25/19

Dow falls more than 100 points as 3M suffers biggest drop in more than 30 years

Stocks aren’t out of the woods even though earnings recession isn’t happening

Republican senators request briefing on DOJ 'spying' probe

Trump administration pushes for quick action to raise debt limit 

The U.S. Chamber wants to disentangle its brand from the GOP and hopes to rebuild the center 

Mexico now biggest US trading partner, data shows

On the road to swagger with Mike Pompeo: A year defending Trump’s worldview 

Mulvaney on government spending: 'At least I'm losing at the very highest levels'

Rosenstein fires back at critics over Mueller report 

White House denies paying North Korea's 'ransom' medical bill for Otto Warmbier

Judge: Trump administration has six months to identify separated children

In 10 Years, Half of Middle-Income Elders Won’t Be Able to Afford Housing or Medical Care

As States Weigh Banning a Popular Pesticide, EPA Fights to Keep It on the Market

How the Obama White House engaged Ukraine to give Russia collusion narrative an early boost

Joe Biden announces he is running for president in 2020

Biden says he will run for president in 2020: 'We have to remember who we are'

Joe Biden uses Charlottesville as motivation for 2020 run: 'We are in the battle for the soul of this nation'

Biden makes his opening bid: It’s all about the president 

5 Jewish things to know about Joe Biden

Biden makes hard push for African American vote

Biden makes an early play for Pennsylvania, a crucial swing state in the race to beat Trump in 2020

Biden hires strategist Symone Sanders, adds diversity to bid

Biden ties himself closely to Obama on day one

Biden says he asked Obama not to endorse him

NY Gov. Andrew Cuomo plans to open his formidable fundraising network to Joe Biden’s 2020 campaign

Seven big decisions facing Biden in 2020 primary

Biden is in, but can he reinvent himself and win?

How Biden’s Greatest Strength Could Prove a Weakness
(No one can touch him on foreign-policy experience, especially Trump. But his long voting record will also be a vulnerability, starting with Iraq.)

20 Democrats are running for president in 2020. Here are their biggest priorities

Sanders dominates, Buttigieg surges in 2020 social media battle

Hispanic grassroots groups warn 2020 Dems not to overlook them

House Democrats grapple with how to respond to Trump’s refusal to cooperate with investigations 

House to vote on bipartisan retirement bill in May

Trump says his anti-opioids effort is making a big difference 

Trump Erroneously Claims U.S. Supreme Court Role in Impeachment

Today's Presidential Tweets Show Trump Is Desperate to Stop Someone Special From Testifying

Trump disputes finding that he directed McGahn to seek Mueller’s ouster 

Stymied by aides, Trump sought out loyalist to curtail special counsel — and drew Mueller’s glare 

Trump mocks 'Sleepy Joe' after Biden jumps into 2020 race

Trump welcomes Joe Biden to the ‘nasty’ 2020 race by insulting his intelligence

President Donald Trump on Joe Biden's 2020 run: 'He's not the brightest lightbulb in the group'

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4/24/19

Senate buzzsaw awaits 2020 progressive proposals

Trump spurs an uptick in politicians leaving the GOP 

Steve King thinks he was persecuted for his political beliefs. He is not alone among conservative Christians. 

Trump's Republican Opponent Says The President Would Resign If He Was A Patriot

Judge Denies Republicans' Attempt to Join Abortion Lawsuit

Trump’s defiance puts pressure on Congress’s ability to check the president 

None too soon, US readies to combat Beijing's South China Sea aggression

Deutsche Bank starts turning over Trump financial records to NY officials

Supreme Court’s conservatives limit workers’ ability to resolve disputes collectively through arbitration

DOJ to resist House subpoena on census citizenship controversy

Barr Will Testify on Mueller Report Next Week to Senate

21 questions for Robert Mueller

Embattled Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore complains: ‘They’re pulling a Kavanaugh against me’

Border Patrol offers agents 5 percent raise if they stay with agency

Nations targeted by U.S. for high rates of visa overstays account for small number of violators 

'NRA in crisis' ad campaign launched ahead of gun group's annual convention

Washington Post: 'Congress has every right to investigate' Trump

Top Dem: Supreme Court has 'no role' in impeachment

Adam Schiff isn’t closing the book on the Trump-Russia investigation

Dems accuse White House of caving to Trump's 'ego' on Russian meddling

Dems charge ahead on immigration

Green groups ask judge to uphold freeze on Keystone pipeline

Opponents of Trump administration's abortion restrictions on family planning dollars notch a win

House Dem chairmen to meet with progressives amid drug pricing divisions

Trump looks to defuse trade wars as 2020 nears, deploying Pence to Michigan and Mnuchin to China 

New Trump immigration plan may increase visas for highly-skilled workers

Trump administration prepares a rule civil rights groups worry may deny care to transgender patients 

Trump says he is holding big Pharma accountable in opioid fight

Trump claims Mexican soldiers ‘probably’ used armed confrontation with US troops as a diversion for drug smugglers

Trump effort to stonewall faces thorny legal challenge

Trump says he'll fight 'all the subpoenas'

White House denies Cummings' request for Stephen Miller to testify on immigration

Trump says he would challenge impeachment in Supreme Court

Trump says he would ask Supreme Court to intervene if Democrats move to impeach him 

The president lashes out at his critics
(Trump’s Twitter storm of grievance reflects a deepening agitation over recent events.)

Trump's war against the media has reached new heights 

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4/23/19

S&P 500 and Nasdaq rally to record closing highs after strong earnings from broad range of companies

The Fed’s key interest rate keeps climbing higher, and that could become a problem

Lindsey Graham tells Trump to 'expect impeachment proceedings'

GOP banks on Biden falling in primary

Republican lawmaker in Iowa bolts party over disapproval of Trump

Lighthizer, Mnuchin to travel to China for latest round of trade talks

Supreme Court’s conservatives appear likely to let Trump add citizenship question to 2020 Census 

Oregon judge says he will block Trump abortion measures

Six Trump Interior appointees are being investigated for possible ethical misconduct 

Bad witnesses, deleted texts and other Mueller obstacles
(The special counsel investigation came across gaps it just couldn’t fill)

Treasury misses second Dem deadline on Trump tax returns

Trump left our allies at the altar. Now he’s mad they’re moving on. 

Trump’s dangerous obsession with Iran 

White House may seek to prevent McGahn from complying with House subpoena

Trump's approval rating tumbles to below 40% after Mueller report in new polls

House asks judge to block Trump plan for border wall funds

Oversight chair wants to hold ex-White House official in contempt

Dems plot aggressive post-Mueller moves, beginning with McGahn

Democrats face Catch-22 with Trump impeachment strategy

Pelosi: Dems shouldn't impeach Trump 'for a political reason'

2020 Dems rebuke Trump on Iran, say they'd put US back in nuclear deal

Joe Biden tells key supporters he is running for president as he lines up fundraising help

Joe Biden to enter 2020 presidential race with Thursday video announcement 

Trump pressures Arabs to pay for peace in stealth build-up to Middle East 'deal of the century'

Trump vows to ‘reciprocate’ against EU tariffs after Harley reports nearly 27% drop in profit

Trump spent meeting with Twitter CEO complaining about losing followers

Trump: 'No reason' for White House to comply with congressional investigations

Trump says he is opposed to White House aides testifying to Congress, deepening power struggle with Hill 

Trump says aides should not testify to Congress on Mueller report

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4/22/19

Top auto executives are privately very worried about the state of auto sales

McConnell pledges to be 'Grim Reaper' for progressive policies

Graham challenges Dems to walk the walk on impeachment

Republican National Committee pays tiny, unknown intelligence firm for 2020 opposition research on Democrats

Trump tax cuts helped rich people in GOP states more than in Democrat states

'That's robbery': Concerns mount over Jared Kushner's role in GOP money machine

Japan Pushes the Speed Limit on Trade Talks
(Tokyo wants to swerve past Trumpian pitfalls—and get a deal done.)

Cuba Is a Problem That Trump Is Making Worse
(The administration’s new sanctions are likely to backfire.)

Supreme Court to decide whether gay, transgender workers are protected by anti-discrimination laws 

Federal court rules Philadelphia can exclude foster care agency that refuses to work with gay couples

Cain withdraws from Fed consideration

Trump says ‘nobody disobeys my orders.’ Here are 15 recorded instances of exactly that. 

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on the impact of the Mueller report

Top Democrats tamp down impeachment talk on call after Pelosi pens letter

Pelosi, Dems struggle to find unity in Mueller response

House Democratic leaders say no immediate plans to open impeachment proceedings against Trump 

Dems seek to rein in calls for impeachment

Warren defends call for impeachment proceedings against Trump

Sen. Elizabeth Warren introduces $1.2 trillion plan to tackle student debt 

Dems plot next move in Trump tax-return battle

Dem lawmaker: 'Very serious doubts' that IRS is 'properly auditing' Trump

House Judiciary chairman subpoenas former White House lawyer McGahn

Sanders leads, Buttigieg catches Biden in New Hampshire poll

Buttigieg steals Beto's thunder

Trump aims to drive Iran’s oil exports to zero by ending sanctions waivers

Trump may limit foreign visitors from certain countries in bid to crackdown on visa overstays

Trump calls on Fed to cut interest rates

Trump administration’s proposed hiring requirement alarms criminal justice reform advocates on left and right 

Trump, businesses sue Oversight chairman to block subpoena for financial records 

Trump says after Mueller report ‘you can’t impeach’ and argues that it was the ‘Democrats that committed the crimes’

Trump says ‘nobody disobeys my orders.’ Here are 15 recorded instances of exactly that. 

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4/21/19

Senate Republicans tested on Trump support after Mueller

AP sources: US to sanction nations for importing Iranian oil

Pompeo privately said Trump administration will not pursue military intervention in Iran

Inside the special counsel’s long hunt to uncover whether the Trump campaign conspired with Russia 

Mueller report exposes all the president’s liars
(Culture of dishonesty pervaded the White House, with officials routinely mangling truth to serve Trump.)
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Giuliani: 'There's nothing wrong with taking information from Russians'

Chris Wallace challenges Giuliani over Trump's 'no obstruction' claim: 'Mayor, that's not true'

Giuliani: 'It would not have been obstruction' if Trump had fired Mueller

Cummings: Barr acting like 'defense counsel' for Trump rather than AG

Democrats will meet in the next few weeks to discuss impeachment, Schiff says 

Schiff: Democrats 'may' take up impeachment proceedings

Schiff: Mueller report 'far worse' than Watergate

Nadler: I don't understand why Mueller didn't charge Donald Trump Jr., others in TrumpTower meeting

Nadler leaves door open to impeaching Trump

Tim Ryan doesn't back impeachment proceedings against Trump

Dems digging into Trump finances post-Mueller 

Dems obsess over finding candidate to beat Trump

Trump takes aim at Dem talk of impeachment

Trump snapped at McMaster for taking notes during meeting

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4/20/19

Trump hits Romney for Mueller criticism

Washington state senator sparks backlash for saying nurses spend time 'playing cards'

FBI arrests leader of U.S. 'patriots' stopping migrants at border

Mueller's depictions will fuel Trump angst

The Mueller Report Went from 'COMPLETE EXONERATION!' to 'Total Bullshit!' as Soon as It Was Actually Released
(Donald Trump's public posturing tells the whole story.)

Did Trump encourage Michael Cohen to lie? ... And other mysteries the Mueller report didn't resolve

McGahn's lawyer pushes back after Giuliani knocks his credibility

Fake news? Mueller isn’t buying it

How a legal dispute between Mueller and Barr drove the end of the special counsel’s probe 

End of Mueller shifts focus to existing probes

Dems reject Barr's offer to view Mueller report with fewer redactions

Democrats renew attacks on Trump attorney general

20 years after Columbine, Dems bullish on gun reform

Biden expected to launch presidential campaign next week

Trump blames McGahn after Mueller paints damning portrait with notes from White House aides 

Trump hits Romney for Mueller criticism

The many, many times Trump has said he was only joking

Trump administration says immigrants working in legal marijuana industry lack ‘moral character’ for citizenship 

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4/19/19

Rick Scott asks FBI for details on reported Russian meddling in Florida

Romney 'sickened' by Trump's behavior in Mueller report

Huckabee blasts Romney: 'Makes me sick' that you could have been president

Chris Christie says Russia probe 'was not a hoax'

McConnell: Raising age to buy tobacco to 21 a 'top priority'

With Trump’s Talks Faltering, Putin Wants In on the North Korea Game
(Meeting Kim Jong Un may be the Russian leader’s latest effort to undermine the Americans.)

How William Barr successfully pre-spun the Mueller report for Trump 

Mueller backed off from forcing Trump to testify
(He expected the president to answer a subpoena with a long legal fight)

The Mueller report showcases eight Trump loyalists who resisted the president to protect themselves 

Paranoia, lies and fear: Trump’s presidency laid bare by Mueller report 

How WhatsApp, FaceTime and other encryption apps shaped the outcome of the Mueller report 

5 key takeaways from the Mueller report

Trump asked his lawyer to cross legal lines. The Mueller report shows how he pushed back. 

Mueller's done, and Dems should be too — because Trump is no Nixon

Trump's 'total and complete exoneration' turns out to be fake news

Trump approval drops 3 points to 2019 low after release of Mueller report

The Constitution will have the final word on President Trump

Shields and Brooks on the Mueller report

Mueller report poses new test for Dems

Judiciary chairman issues subpoena for full Mueller report

Cummings on impeachment: 'We may very well come to that'

Warren calls for House to begin impeachment proceedings

Dem says marijuana banking bill will get House vote this spring

Five former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg

Trump: Some statements about him in Mueller report are 'total bulls---'

Trump uses profanity to complain about the Mueller report 

Trump frustrated with aides who talked to Mueller

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4/18/19

The GOP is attacking socialism, but Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore pits capitalism against democracy

Bill Weld’s Presidential Run: Finally, a Republican Tells the Truth About Trump 

Karl Rove: Sanders could win presidency in 2020

US intel suggests North Korea didn't conduct successful weapon test: report

Trump’s USMCA trade agreement would have a limited but positive impact on U.S. economy, report finds 

How Much Slower Would the U.S. Grow Without Immigration? In Many Places, a Lot

Read the Mueller Report: Searchable Document

Read the redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report on the Trump-Russia probe

Mueller report findings: Mueller rejects argument that Trump is shielded from obstruction laws 

Mueller’s report paints a damning portrait of Trump’s presidency 

Mueller’s Damning Report
(It lays out everything Congress needs to investigate the president for obstruction of justice.)

Mueller report lays out obstruction evidence against the president  

Mueller report suggests Congress should judge whether Trump obstructed justice

Mueller report recounts 10 ‘episodes’ involving Trump and questions of obstruction

The 10 Trump actions Mueller spotlighted for potential obstruction 

Mueller report: The winners and losers

Five takeaways from Mueller's report

The 7 most interesting nuggets from the Mueller report

Mueller discovered new ways Russia attempted to interfere in the 2016 election

Mueller report shows how Trump aides sought to protect him and themselves

Trump aides ignored pleas to kill probe, Mueller report says

'I do not recall': Read Trump's written answers to Mueller on Russian contacts, TrumpTower meeting

In unflattering detail, Mueller report reveals Trump actions to impede inquiry

The Latest: Report shows Trump trying to shut down probe

Trump campaign attempted to obtain Hillary Clinton’s private emails 

Barr defends Trump on obstruction, says he faced 'unprecedented' situation

Trump took no action to thwart Mueller probe: attorney general

Heavily redacted Mueller report leaves major questions unanswered

William Barr Is a Complete Tool. It's Time for Robert Mueller to Testify.

Top Dems: Barr 'deliberately distorted' portions of Mueller report

House Judiciary Chair Jerrold Nadler calls special counsel Robert Mueller to testify by May 23 after Attorney General William Barr’s news conference

Pelosi, Schumer call on Mueller to testify after 'Barr's regrettably partisan handling' of report

Dems plan Monday call on Mueller report: 'Congress will not be silent'

Harris: Integrity of US justice system 'took a real blow' with Barr's actions

Hoyer: 'Impeachment not worthwhile' after seeing Mueller report

Dem lawmaker: There isn't a crime Trump could commit that would cause GOP to turn on him

Trump’s Yemen Veto Could Still Cost Saudis
(Democratic lawmaker mulls sanctioning Saudis tied to the humanitarian blockade on the war-torn country.)

Democrats are encouraging changes to vaccination laws as measles outbreak grows 

Trump after Mueller report release: 'I'm having a good day'

Trump declares 'Game Over' on Mueller investigation with 'Game of Thrones' image

Trump called some Russia scoops 'fake news' but Mueller report shows they were very real

Trump to visit Japan in May to meet with Abe, new emperor

Trump spoke with Abu Dhabi crown prince on Thursday: White House

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4/17/19

Republicans seem to have already made up their minds on the Mueller report 

GOP lawmaker: Trump 'not quite popular enough' to advance an immigration bill

Some in GOP fear Buttigieg run for governor

GOP Sen. Rick Scott: ‘If you like Bernie Sanders, why don’t you go ahead and move to Caracas?

Three reasons you should be startled by how the Senate rebuked Trump ’

Rick Perry planning to leave Trump administration

Ted Cruz slammed for mocking Disney’s $5M pledge to rebuild Notre Dame: 'How much did you donate?'

Rep. Chris Collins, charged with insider trading, raised just $5,000 in first quarter 

China eyeing Trump’s late May Japan trip for potential Xi summit

North Korea announces test of ‘tactical guided weapon’ 

Washington in frenzy over release of Mueller report

AG William Barr to hold news conference Thursday on special counsel Robert Mueller's report

Mueller report will be lightly redacted, revealing detailed look at obstruction of justice investigation 

DOJ plans to let some lawmakers view Mueller report 'without certain redactions'

3 ways the Mueller report still threatens Trump 

Barr to withhold bail from asylum seekers in latest asylum crackdown 

Why William Barr should resign

Trump allies say they're 'not concerned' about the Mueller report

We are cutting government regulation at the expense of patients' lives

The Unlawful Ambitions of Donald Trump’s Immigration Policy

The Trials of Patrick Shanahan
(After months of uncertainty, Trump’s acting defense secretary is making his presence felt inside the administration.)

Cain says he won't back down, wants to be nominated to Fed

House Dems demand Barr cancel 'inappropriate' press conference on Mueller report

Nadler says DOJ won't deliver Mueller report to Congress until after Barr press conference

Democratic divide over immigration: Support for undocumented migrants is trumping border security 

Cummings invites Stephen Miller to testify before Oversight Committee on 'troubling' immigration policies

A divided Congress is getting little done
(Democrats, in control of the House, blame Senate Republicans, namely McConnell.)

Dems introduce bill to tackle 'digital divide'

Obama fundraiser and former hedge fund executive Eric Mindich plans to help Joe Biden in 2020 campaign

Rising Democratic star Pete Buttigieg enlists Barack Obama and Hillary Clinton fundraisers to build his 2020 campaign war chest

Trump administration announces new measures against Cuba 

President looms large over McConnell-Pelosi spending ceiling talks

Trump shifts gears, launches attacks on Pelosi

The Trump administration is quietly making it harder for some people to apply for federal jobs

Trump says he'd like to run against Buttigieg

Trump says he offered his 'great experts' to Pope Francis, Macron to rebuild Notre Dame

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4/16/19

GOP senators divided on Trump trade pushback

Trump gives nod to vulnerable GOP Sen. McSally with bill signing

Collins receives more donations from Texas fossil fuel industry than from Maine residents

Conservatives urge Trump to stick with Moore for Fed

Sanders courts GOP voters with 'Medicare for All' plan

It’s Been Over 300 Days Since a Pentagon Press Briefing. That Should Concern All Americans — Including the Military

Trump attorney general's ruling expands indefinite detention for asylum seekers

Barr rules that asylum seekers must be detained during deportation proceedings

SanctuaryCity Mayors Respond to Trump's Threat 'With Open Arms'

Most Americans don’t feel tax law enriched them
(As filing season ends, only about 1 in 4 support changes, poll finds)

What you won't see in the Mueller report

Trump anticipates Mueller's vindication but aides fret about his temper

'Breakdown-level anxiety': Mueller report release puts Trump exoneration claim to test

Trump’s Trade War With China Doesn’t Look Like a Win

How Trump’s border crisis is driven by climate change

Trump’s new Interior Secretary David Bernhardt, confirmed days ago, is now under investigation

Pelosi: 'No taint' of anti-Semitism in Democratic Party

Pelosi warns there will be no U.S.-U.K. trade deal if Brexit harms the Irish peace accord 

House Democrats subpoena Deutsche Bank, other financial institutions tied to Trump 

Sanders becomes Dem front-runner

Dems see lane to Buttigieg victory

O'Rourke declines to sign pledge barring fossil fuel money

Inslee calls on DNC to hold debate focused on climate change

John Walsh, former U.S. attorney, joins Senate race against Cory Gardner

Trump vetoes measure ending US support for Saudi-led war in Yemen

Trump moves to resist House inquiries, setting up fight over congressional subpoena powers 

Trump says Russia probe 'con job,' as fuller report looms

Trump says he has no regrets about sharing Ilhan Omar video 

Trump tears into 'crazy' Bernie Sanders after Fox News town hall 

Trump claims supporters were kept out of Fox News's Bernie Sanders town hall

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4/15/19

After a battle over a Muslim politician divided their party, the GOP fights to keep Texas red 

Bill Weld officially announces he is challenging Trump for GOP nomination in 2020

William Weld to challenge 'unstable' Trump for the 2020 Republican nomination

Israel’s national security adviser to meet with Bolton for Iran talks

The United States Owes the World $1 Trillion
(By failing to live up to its international climate change agreements, the United States has cost the world a bundle in damage.)

Poll: Only 18 percent say they are paying less under Trump tax law

Five things to watch on first Tax Day under Trump's law

While campaigning, Trump said he'd be a consumer champion. Guess what's happened

Lawyers for Trump urge president’s accounting firm not to comply with House subpoena 

Mueller report’s release is expected Thursday, Justice Dept. says 

Amy Walter and Lisa Lerer on Democrats' 2020 fundraising rules

A guide to Democratic talking points not far off the mark 

House Democrats demand documents related to Trump administration plan to release detained immigrants in liberal congressional districts

Pelosi calls Trump’s tweet aimed at Omar ‘beneath the dignity of the Oval Office’ 

Dems rally behind Omar as Trump escalates attacks

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says socialism is ‘not the view’ of the Democratic Party

Pelosi warns Democrats of liberal 'menace' ahead of 2020 vote