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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Corey Lewandowski, President Donald Trump’s former campaign manager and close confidant, on Tuesday vigorously defended his former boss and lashed out at Democrats but repeatedly dodged their questions during a contentious hearing before a U.S. congressional panel considering whether to impeach Trump. Lewandowski, who is considering running for a U.S. Senate seat
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. congressional committee responsible for launching any impeachment efforts said on Monday he is focused on investigating President Donald Trump, signaling that calls by some fellow Democrats for impeaching Trump’s Supreme Court appointee Brett Kavanaugh would have to take a back seat. FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Judiciary Committee
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump rejected Democrats’ calls for impeaching Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on Sunday after a new report that alleged sexual misconduct, encouraging Kavanaugh to sue for libel and suggesting the Justice Department could “rescue” him. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks next to U.S. Supreme Court Associate Justice
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Friday asked a government watchdog to look into the Trump administration’s decision to launch an antitrust probe into four automakers cooperating with California on tighter greenhouse gas emissions limits that Trump is trying to eliminate. FILE PHOTO: Senator Kamala Harris speaks during the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House of Representatives panel on Friday demanded internal emails, detailed financial information and other company records from top executives of Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN.O), Facebook Inc (FB.O), Apple Inc (AAPL.O), and Alphabet Inc’s Google (GOOGL.O), widening the antitrust probe of Big Tech. The letters seek by Oct. 14 internal emails over
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HOUSTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden clashed with progressive challengers Elizabeth Warren and Bernie Sanders on healthcare in a debate on Thursday, defending Obamacare and pushing them to be honest about the cost of their plans. Senator Bernie Sanders, former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren debate during the 2020 Democratic
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee voted to intensify its investigation of Republican President Donald Trump on Thursday, as lawmakers edged closer to deciding whether to recommend his impeachment. The 41-member panel adopted a resolution allowing it to designate hearings as impeachment proceedings, subject witnesses to more aggressive questioning and
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Support for U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren rose more than that of any other Democratic presidential hopeful over the past month, according to the Reuters/Ipsos poll, solidifying her status as a top contender behind Joe Biden and Bernie Sanders. FILE PHOTO: Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren (D-MA)
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A U.S. House panel on Wednesday opened an investigation into U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross’ potential role in the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration’s decision to rebuke an Alabama weather service office for dismissing a warning on Twitter from President Donald Trump about Hurricane Dorian. Representative Eddie Bernice Johnson, the Democrat who
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