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October 11, 2019 - 11:48 am
By NICHOLAS RICCARDI Associated Press DENVER (AP) — A simple yes-or-no question keeps tripping up Senate Republicans: Should the president ask foreign countries to investigate political rivals? A month ago the question was a legal and constitutional no-brainer. It's illegal to accept foreign help...
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September 26, 2019 - 1:07 pm
By DMYTRO VLASOV, Associated Press KYIV, Ukraine (AP) — The White House annoyed and embarrassed Ukraine's president by releasing his comments in a private conversation with U.S. President Donald Trump — and may have violated the Ukrainian constitution too. The rough transcript of Trump's call with...
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September 13, 2019 - 9:42 am
By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — For a few moments anyway, there was a sense of what people once called "Beto-mania." Former Texas Congressman Beto O'Rourke delivered a debate performance on Thursday in Houston that at times reminded a national audience why he became a Democratic...
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September 12, 2019 - 11:24 am
By MARY CLARE JALONICK, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler says there's no confusion about what his committee is doing: It's an impeachment investigation, no matter how you want to phrase it. Nadler tried to clear up any misconceptions Thursday as...
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September 11, 2019 - 3:05 pm
By MATTHEW PERRONE, AP Health Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday his administration will propose banning thousands of flavors used in e-cigarettes to combat a recent surge in underage vaping . The Food and Drug Administration will develop guidelines to remove from the...
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August 30, 2019 - 5:50 pm
By ROBERT BURNS AP National Security Writer WASHINGTON (AP) — Try as he might, Jim Mattis can't seem to hide his real feelings about Donald Trump - that the president is leading the world's most powerful nation down a dangerously wrong path. Mattis, the retired Marine general who resigned as...
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August 28, 2019 - 5:57 pm
By WILL WEISSERT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrat Kirsten Gillibrand is dropping out of the presidential race as a campaign that once looked poised to ride strong #MeToo credentials to formidability was instead plagued by low polling and major fundraising struggles. The 52-year-old New...
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August 21, 2019 - 2:41 pm
By JILL COLVIN and LAURIE KELLMAN, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday once again backed tighter background checks for gun purchases, but said he wants to be careful that closing what he calls "loopholes" doesn't clear the way for more gun control. Speaking to...
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August 16, 2019 - 2:01 pm
By SETH BORENSTEIN and ZEKE MILLER Associated Press TASIILAQ, Greenland (AP) — Greenlanders are giving Donald Trump the cold shoulder. Although amused, they're definitely not warming up to the U.S. president's talk of buying the semiautonomous Danish territory. "We see it as an expression of...
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August 09, 2019 - 12:26 pm
By ZEKE MILLER and DEB RIECHMANN Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he believes he has influence to rally Republicans around stronger federal background check laws as Congress and the White House work on a response to last weekend's mass shootings in Texas and...
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