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Buttigieg Struggles to Square Transparency With Nondisclosure Agreement 7 Dec 2019, 9:30pm Updated Buttigieg Struggles to Square Transparency With Nondisclosure Agreement
Mr. Buttigieg says he has no choice but to honor the agreement he signed while working for McKinsey & Company. Critics say it undermines his image of transparency.
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For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis 7 Dec 2019, 8:40pm For Trump, Instinct After Florida Killings Is Simple: Protect Saudis
Before issuing his own condolences, the president channeled the Saudi king’s, and avoided any discussion of the hard questions about why the U.S. is training Saudi officers.
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7 Dec 2019, 8:21pm Updated Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest
He may not be on the Democratic ballot, but the 2020 presidential candidate wielding the most influence over the party's remarkably unsettled primary fight is President Donald Trump.
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Nikki Haley’s Confederate Flag Comments Spark Backlash 7 Dec 2019, 7:23pm Updated Nikki Haley’s Confederate Flag Comments Spark Backlash
She told the conservative radio host Glenn Beck that the Confederate flag symbolized “service, sacrifice and heritage” for some people in her state until Dylann S. Roof “hijacked” it.
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7 Dec 2019, 6:17pm Updated House Judiciary Committee releases report outlining historical arguments for impeachment
The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report ahead of Monday's impeachment hearing laying out historical arguments for impeachment.
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Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeachment Case 7 Dec 2019, 4:42pm Updated Judiciary Committee Report Offers Legal Rationale for Impeachment Case
The report, which echoes one released in 1974 as the House debated impeaching President Richard M. Nixon, comes two days before the committee will formally receive the evidence against President Trump.
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7 Dec 2019, 4:17pm Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations
President Donald Trump on Saturday named Anthony Ornato, an official with the Secret Service, as his new White House chief of operations.
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Buttigieg Struggles to Square Transparency With Lack of Disclosure on Consulting 7 Dec 2019, 3:37pm Buttigieg Struggles to Square Transparency With Lack of Disclosure on Consulting
Mr. Buttigieg says he has no choice but to honor the nondisclosure agreement he signed while working for McKinsey & Company. Critics say it undermines his image of transparency.
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7 Dec 2019, 2:45pm General election 2019: Source of UK-US trade document leak must be found - PM
Labour says the documents show the NHS would be "for sale" under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US.
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7 Dec 2019, 2:23pm Updated PM: We must find source of UK-US trade document leak
Labour says the documents show the NHS would be "for sale" under a post-Brexit trade deal with the US.
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7 Dec 2019, 1:55pm Updated Why the next 100 days are critical for Trump
The next 100 days will be critical to understanding whether President Donald Trump will win a second term in office. His approval rating has been consistently low during his first term. Yet his supporters could always point out that approval ratings before an election year have not historically been correlated with reelection success.
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PM vows to reduce immigration despite questions over points-based system 7 Dec 2019, 1:49pm PM vows to reduce immigration despite questions over points-based system
Boris Johnson has given a cast-iron guarantee that immigration levels will come down if he remains prime minister, despite his commitment to a points-based system that experts say would actually see numbers increase.
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7 Dec 2019, 1:23pm READ: House Judiciary Committee report outlining constitutional grounds for impeachment
The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report ahead of Monday's impeachment hearing laying out historical arguments for impeachment. The report is an update to the Judiciary Committee reports that were issued in 1974 and 1998 during the impeachment proceedings of Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. Read the full report, below:
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7 Dec 2019, 1:02pm Updated Chicago mayor presses Buttigieg: You should break your NDA with elite consulting firm
Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pressed presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg to break his non-disclosure agreement with the elite consulting firm that once employed him, as the crowded 2020 Democratic race progresses toward the Iowa caucuses.
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Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Are Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’ 7 Dec 2019, 12:54pm Updated Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Are Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’
The president’s comments about water efficiency standards came up at a discussion on Friday about reducing government red tape.
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7 Dec 2019, 12:09pm General election 2019: Tories probe candidates over anti-Semitism claims
The Conservative Party says it is investigating, after claims of anti-Semitism against three candidates.
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Judiciary Committee Releases Report Defining Impeachable Offense 7 Dec 2019, 12:08pm Judiciary Committee Releases Report Defining Impeachable Offense
The report comes days after the judiciary panel convened four constitutional scholars to discuss how to apply the history and legal grounding of impeachment to the proceedings.
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Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’ 7 Dec 2019, 12:05pm Trump Wants a Review of Toilets: Americans Flushing ‘10 Times, 15 Times’
The president’s comments about water efficiency standards came up at a discussion on Friday about reducing government red tape.
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7 Dec 2019, 11:50am Updated Iran releases American student in prisoner swap
An American graduate student, who had been held for three years in Iran on suspicion of being a spy, has been freed in a prisoner swap between the two countries.
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As Candidates Jostle for Position, a Long Race May Become a Marathon 7 Dec 2019, 11:25am Updated As Candidates Jostle for Position, a Long Race May Become a Marathon
In a volatile primary with no true front-runner, Democrats face the prospect of a monthslong delegate battle that would also feature a lengthy public airing of the party’s ideological fissures.
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7 Dec 2019, 11:18am Updated General election 2019: Tories pledge £550m for grassroots football
Party pledges more government funding for amateur football as it eyes a 2030 tournament bid.
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7 Dec 2019, 10:38am Taliban says it has resumed peace talks with the US
The United States and the Taliban have resumed peace talks in the Qatari capital of Doha, a Taliban spokesman tweeted on Saturday.
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7 Dec 2019, 9:58am Updated General election 2019: Lib Dems pledge help for small business
Jo Swinson's party would scrap business rates and provide greater support for entrepreneurs.
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7 Dec 2019, 8:53am Vulnerable House Democrats anxiously eye impeachment vote
As the House Judiciary Committee held its first impeachment hearing into President Donald Trump this week, some of the House's most vulnerable Democrats privately huddled to discuss how to protect their majority.
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7 Dec 2019, 8:19am Buttigieg releases descriptions of McKinsey projects in face of criticism
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg on Friday released a timeline of his three years working for the elite consulting firm McKinsey.
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Corbyn bats away Russian links to his leaked NHS documents 7 Dec 2019, 7:02am Corbyn bats away Russian links to his leaked NHS documents
Jeremy Corbyn has defended his party's decision to share leaked documents on the NHS despite them being linked to a Russian interference campaign.
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7 Dec 2019, 6:40am Former Republican lawmakers tell current GOP: Consider full evidence on impeachment
Two former Republican lawmakers urged their current successors to consider the evidence produced during the inquiry into President Donald Trump's Ukraine dealings in determining whether to support impeachment.
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In Prisoner Swap, Iran Releases American Held Since 2016 Into U.S. Custody 7 Dec 2019, 6:03am In Prisoner Swap, Iran Releases American Held Since 2016 Into U.S. Custody
Xiyue Wang was a graduate student at Princeton who had been sentenced to 10 years in prison on two charges of espionage that U.S. officials have called groundless.
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Kamala Harris Is Out: This Week in the 2020 Race 7 Dec 2019, 5:00am Kamala Harris Is Out: This Week in the 2020 Race
Steve Bullock and Joe Sestak also ended their campaigns, and Joe Biden had a tense exchange with a voter in Iowa.
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7 Dec 2019, 4:51am What happened this week?
Trump weighs in on the NHS, and the BBC invites Boris Johnson for a chat about trust.
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Woman accused after posting ads costing £17,000 on Facebook attacking Labour 7 Dec 2019, 1:05am Woman accused after posting ads costing £17,000 on Facebook attacking Labour
A corporate lobbyist running Facebook ads attacking Labour's housing policy has been accused of misrepresenting two of the UK's biggest estate agents.
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