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What To Expect When You’re Impeaching: Republicans Lay Out What Trump’s Senate Trial Will Look Like

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:25:52 -0400

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Senators will have to sit — silently — through the trial for six days a week for who knows how long.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/trump-impeachment-senate-trial-how-to-republicans

Democrats Haven’t Pulled Attorney General Barr Into The Impeachment Inquiry, But Trump Keeps Name-Dropping Him

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 01:34:44 -0400

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Barr tapped a US attorney to investigate the origins of the Russia investigation. That probe is ongoing, and Barr has asked foreign leaders to cooperate.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-impeachment-ukraine-bill-barr-justice-department

Trump Needs Republicans As The Impeachment Inquiry Continues, But They’re Furious About Syria

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 00:25:37 -0400

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Even some of Trump’s closest Republican allies are infuriated over his decision to withdraw US troops from Syria, though they say there’s little they can do.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/trump-republicans-impeachment-inquiry-syria-turkey

One Of Rudy Giuliani’s Indicted Associates Was Tweeting About Joe Biden And Ukraine Days After Trump’s Inauguration

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 22:40:01 -0400

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“I have a feeling that chapter isn’t closed," David Correia tweeted in January 2017.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/david-correia-arrested-giuliani-biden

How A Massive Facebook Scam Siphoned Millions Of Dollars From Unsuspecting Boomers

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 09:25:33 -0400

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From San Diego to the Philippines, a Republican digital marketing entrepreneur created one of the biggest Facebook scams of all time.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/craigsilverman/facebook-subscription-trap-free-trial-scam-ads-inc

Cory Booker Had Another Impressive Debate And It May Not Matter

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 15:04:53 -0400

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Cory Booker’s emotional debate calls for unity just haven’t gotten his very campaign far.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/darrensands/cory-booker-debate-cnn

Elizabeth Warren’s Rivals Came At Her Like She’s The Frontrunner

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 06:02:08 -0400

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Now that she's at the center of the primary, Elizabeth Warren’s rivals are training their attacks, and their plays for attention, on her.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/elizabeth-warren-debate-frontrunner

Joe Biden Is Still A Frontrunner. But At Tuesday’s Debate He Was An Afterthought.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 05:36:26 -0400

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Joe Biden blended in. And it wasn't a bad place for him to be.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-debate-frontrunner-2020

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Endorse Bernie Sanders For President

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 16:42:27 -0400

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Rep. Ilhan Omar also endorsed Sanders just after news broke that Ocasio-Cortez would officially back Sanders at his rally in Queens on Saturday.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/addybaird/alexandria-ocasio-cortez-endorse-bernie-sanders-2020

These Republicans Could Have Voted To Impeach Donald Trump. But They Lost Their Jobs Last Year.

Thu, 17 Oct 2019 07:25:53 -0400

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“I’m one term removed from something that does have a place in history.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/paulmcleod/retired-republicans-donald-trump-impeachment-inquiry-history

Twitter Just Explained Why It Hasn't Suspended Donald Trump

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 23:25:46 -0400

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After Sen. Kamala Harris called for the president's account to be suspended, Twitter waited a few weeks, and then said no.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/alexkantrowitz/twitter-explained-why-it-hasnt-suspended-donald-trump

Facebook Said Politicians Can Lie In Ads. It's Taking Down Ads From Warren, Biden, And Trump For Other Reasons.

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 20:25:53 -0400

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A BuzzFeed News examination found that in the first half of October, the social network has canned more than 160 ads from Biden, Warren, Sanders, Steyer, and Trump for breaking rules around profanity and fake buttons.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanmac/facebook-warren-biden-trump-ads-take-down-profanity

The Trump Impeachment Saga Is Basically Shakespearean. This Is Its Cast Of Characters.

Wed, 16 Oct 2019 11:26:00 -0400

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We were having trouble keeping track of the many people involved in the Ukraine adventures at the heart of the impeachment inquiry, so we made this for ourselves — and you.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/hayesbrown/cast-characters-trump-ukraine-impeachment

Is Anyone Going To Push Elizabeth Warren? And Other Big Questions For Tonight's Debate.

Tue, 15 Oct 2019 14:26:13 -0400

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Twelve Democrats will be on stage tonight on CNN for the fourth presidential primary debate. Here's what to look out for.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/democratic-debate-cnn-preview

The Free Beacon Fired A Top Reporter For A “Financial Transaction” With Someone He Frequently Covered

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 23:25:55 -0400

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The conservative news site has attached a disclaimer to stories Bill Gertz wrote about a controversial Chinese billionaire.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rosiegray/free-beacon-bill-gertz-transaction

A Court Ruled, Again, That Trump's Accounting Firm Must Turn Over Financial Documents To House Democrats

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 18:01:09 -0400

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The DC Circuit rejected President Donald Trump's argument that the House Oversight Committee didn't have authority to issue a subpoena to his accounting firm.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/court-trump-mazars-accounting-firm-democrats-financial

Donald Trump Got Really Personal At His First Rally Of The Impeachment Era

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 05:33:52 -0400

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The president called Joe Biden's son a "loser," Rep. Ilhan Omar a "disgrace," and whipped up a crowd of thousands as the pressure builds in Washington.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/donald-trump-minnesota-rally-biden-omar

A New ICE Training Facility Is Being Modeled After US Cities. Members Of Congress Who Represent Those Areas Are Livid.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 21:36:50 -0400

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“This decision is nothing short of a declaration of war on our neighborhoods,” Rep. Jesús García said of the project.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/ice-congress-city-replicas

Trump Said His Former Ambassador To Ukraine Was "Bad News." Now She’s Due To Testify To Congress.

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 16:02:09 -0400

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Marie Yovanovitch was described by those who worked with her as a diplomat’s diplomat. But her early recall from her post in Ukraine has raised questions she's due to answer before Congress.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/marie-yovanovitch-ukraine-congress-profile

Two Men Who Worked With Rudy Giuliani To Dig Up Dirt On Biden Have Been Arrested

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 13:33:42 -0400

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Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman are in custody, a spokesperson for the US attorney's office in Manhattan has confirmed.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/lev-parnas-igor-fruman-arrested-giuliani-ukraine

Julián Castro Wants To End Adoption Discrimination Against LGBTQ People

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 15:12:25 -0400

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The Texas Democrat is proposing executive action around the use of federal funds, in addition to legislation.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/nidhiprakash/julian-castro-lgbtq-adoption-foster-care

Texting With Mark Sanford: Impeachment Can't Become A "Personality Contest"

Thu, 10 Oct 2019 14:27:42 -0400

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In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, former South Carolina Rep. Mark Sanford — one of Trump's Republican challengers — explains why he thinks a House censure of Trump would be better than impeachment.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/mark-sanford-trump-the-stakes

Rudy Giuliani Sent Trump On A Wild Goose Chase With A Bunch Of Fake Internet Nonsense

Fri, 11 Oct 2019 01:25:53 -0400

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To understand why Trump is so obsessed with Ukraine, you have to understand the nonsense Rudy Giuliani reads on the internet.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/the-great-giuliani-goose-chase

Joe Biden Said Donald Trump “Should Be Impeached”

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 18:55:08 -0400

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"He's shooting holes in the Constitution,” Biden said of Trump on Wednesday, “and we cannot let him get away with it."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-donald-trump-impeached

Collin Martin, An Openly Gay Pro Soccer Player, Is Endorsing Pete Buttigieg

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 19:00:07 -0400

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“I know that growing up as a closeted kid I could’ve never imagined an openly gay man running for president.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryancbrooks/collin-martin-pete-buttigieg

Rihanna Just Called Trump "The Most Mentally Ill Human Being In America" In A New Interview

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 18:12:10 -0400

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"We’re talking about politics now. You might want to bring another [round of Champagne]."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeed.com/jonmichaelpoff/rihanna-vogue-interview-trump-superbowl

The Trump Administration Says It Won't Comply With Any Requests From Democrats In The Impeachment Inquiry

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 01:09:12 -0400

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After preventing the US ambassador to the European Union from testifying Tuesday, the White House sent a letter to House Speaker Nancy Pelosi saying it wouldn't participate in any other interviews or requests.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/sarahmimms/trump-wont-cooperate-with-impeachment-inquiry

Brett Kavanaugh Asked Just One Question During His First Big LGBTQ Case On The Supreme Court

Wed, 09 Oct 2019 18:49:32 -0400

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The justices will decide if a federal law against “sex” discrimination in the workplace applies to employees fired for being LGBTQ.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/scotus-title-vii-lgbtq-trans-workers-discrimination

Joe Biden’s Sister Called Trump “Unhinged” For Attacking Her Family

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 20:28:16 -0400

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"He has chosen my family to be the vehicle that he can [use to] influence the election,” Valerie Biden Owens told voters in South Carolina.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-donald-trump-ukraine-impeachment-inquiry

A Judge Ruled Eight Years Of Trump's Tax Returns Must Be Turned Over To A Grand Jury

Mon, 14 Oct 2019 13:35:28 -0400

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A federal appeals court temporarily put the ruling on hold while Trump appeals, however.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/a-judge-ruled-eight-years-of-trumps-tax-returns-must-be

A Second Whistleblower Has Come Forward With Information About President Trump

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:58:57 -0400

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The second whistleblower is said to have firsthand knowledge about the president's dealings with Ukraine.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/passantino/second-whistleblower-trump-ukraine-intelligence-call

Joe Biden's Advisers Knew In 2018 His Comments About Ukraine Would Be A Problem

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:58:42 -0400

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Russian propaganda networks picked up on what Biden said immediately, spinning his words into something that would ultimately become a Trump obsession.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/joe-biden-ukraine-hunter

Bernie Sanders Has Been Released From The Hospital After Having A Heart Attack

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 23:03:42 -0400

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Bernie Sanders was admitted to the hospital earlier this week after feeling chest pains.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/bernie-sanders-heart-attack-hospital

The Top US Diplomat In Ukraine Was Skeptical Of Trump. Then Came His “Nightmare Scenario.”

Tue, 08 Oct 2019 23:25:52 -0400

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Those close to William “Bill” Taylor say they aren’t surprised he pushed back on colleagues who discussed pressuring Ukraine to dig up dirt on Joe Biden.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/william-taylor-ukraine-trump

The Former Special Envoy To Ukraine Told Congress That Trump’s Biden Conspiracy “Has No Credibility To Me"

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:58:25 -0400

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Kurt Volker, the former special envoy to Ukraine, also told Congress "at no time" did he take part in an effort to investigate Joe Biden, according to remarks obtained by BuzzFeed News.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/christopherm51/kurt-volker-testimony-congress-ukraine-trump

The Supreme Court Will Take Up A Major Abortion Rights Case

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 18:25:29 -0400

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The Louisiana law the court will review requires abortion clinics to have hospital admitting privileges. Opponents say it could result in nearly all of the state's clinics closing.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/emaoconnor/supreme-court-abortion-louisiana-brett-kavanaugh

Donald Trump Is Stuck In A Human Centipede Of Boomer Memes

Sat, 12 Oct 2019 16:26:00 -0400

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The president is gorging himself on the conspiracy theories he perpetuated.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/ryanhatesthis/donald-trump-is-stuck-in-a-human-centipede-of-boomer-memes

The Justice Department Has Argued Sex, Information, And Worthless Stock Were “Things Of Value.” But It Said Trump’s Request For Dirt Wasn’t.

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:57:42 -0400

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Justice Department officials declined to open a criminal investigation into Trump’s request to the Ukrainian president because it didn’t have “quantifiable value.”


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/justice-department-trump-call-ukraine-thing-value

Rudy Giuliani Is Finally America’s Mayor

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:57:29 -0400

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Who represents the country this fall, and who owns its attention, better than Rudy Giuliani?


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/mattberman/rudy-giuliani-impeachment-ukraine-donald-trump-fox-news

Beto O'Rourke Called Pete Buttigieg's Comments On Guns "Offensive" To Victims Of Gun Violence

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 18:25:57 -0400

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In The Stakes 2020, BuzzFeed News' newsletter about the 2020 campaign, Beto O'Rourke texts that Buttigieg operates with "poll-driven politics that has prevented progress on this issue in the past." He also has strong views on tacos.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/bensmith/beto-orourke-pete-buttigieg-texts

Marriage Equality Is Joe Biden’s Legacy. He Had To Evolve To Get There.

Fri, 04 Oct 2019 12:21:23 -0400

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"Other leaders might come to mind earlier,” Pete Buttigieg said of Biden. “But there’s a reason to think that the clock moved more quickly on marriage in the White House because of him."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/joe-biden-gay-marriage-equality

One Of The Last Anti-Impeachment Democrats Now Says He Supports The Inquiry

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:57:01 -0400

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New York Rep. Max Rose wrote an op-ed just last month warning that impeaching President Trump could tear the country apart.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/kadiagoba/max-rose-impeachment-trump-new-york-democrats

Bernie Sanders Is Now Facing Something He Hates: Physical Limitations And A Focus On Himself

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 15:46:43 -0400

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Sanders, who is in the hospital after doctors discovered a blocked artery, has always loathed physical illness — and been aware of how a candidate’s health can affect a voter’s mind.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/rubycramer/bernie-sanders-stent-surgery

Rudy Giuliani Won’t Say If He Has An Agreement With Trump To Act As His Lawyer

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:56:29 -0400

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"If I did, I wouldn’t show it to you, and what right do you have to ask me that?"


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/miriamelder/rudy-giuliani-trump-lawyer

The Government Told A Judge It Won't Destroy Records About Trump's Calls With Foreign Leaders, For Now

Mon, 07 Oct 2019 21:56:16 -0400

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The voluntary assurance came a day after a judge strongly encouraged the White House to do so, rather than risk a formal ruling from the court they "might not appreciate."


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/zoetillman/trump-lawsuit-preserve-records-foreign-calls-impeachment

This Progressive Group Sees A Path For Democrats To Win Back Ohio: Suburban Women

Thu, 03 Oct 2019 01:58:55 -0400

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Red Wine and Blue’s launch coincides with this month’s Democratic debate in a Columbus suburb — a venue choice that underscores the importance of a key 2020 demographic.


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Link : https://www.buzzfeednews.com/article/henrygomez/ohio-democrats-2020-primary-voters