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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump announced Friday that he is declaring the coronavirus pandemic a national emergency, as Washington struggles with providing Americans with relief and officials race to slow the spread of the outbreak. Speaking from the Rose Garden, Trump said, “I am officially declaring a national emergency.” He said the emergency would […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) —President Donald Trump won impeachment acquittal Wednesday in the U.S. Senate, bringing to a close only the third presidential trial in American history with votes that split the country, tested civic norms and fed the tumultuous 2020 race for the White House. A majority of senators expressed unease with Trump’s pressure campaign on Ukraine that resulted in […]

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JOHANNESBURG (AP) — A South African billionaire businessman has apologized for telling U.S. President Donald Trump that “Africa loves you” during the World Economic Forum in Davos last week. A video of Patrice Motsepe’s remarks to Trump went viral on social media and sparked outrage from people who disagreed with Motsepe and lambasted him for […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — One of former President Barack Obama’s top fundraisers endorsed Joe Biden on Friday, a pledge of support that’s likely to boost the former vice president’s ability to raise cash for his 2020 campaign. Rufus Gifford was Obama’s finance director during the 2012 campaign and raised massive sums that helped secure his reelection. […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday’s House committee vote to impeach him ”an embarrassment to our country” and refused to back away from the charge that first ensnared him in the scandal. Almost simultaneous to the vote, Rudy Giuliani, the president’s personal lawyer, turned up at the White House to discuss Ukraine. With […]

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LAS VEGAS (AP) — One of the most sought-after presidential endorsements in a key early voting state is from a woman who cannot vote. As Democrats jockey for support in Nevada, a meeting with Astrid Silva, a 31-year-old immigrant rights activist who has become a public face of the “Dreamers,” has become a can’t-miss early stop. […]

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HOUSTON (AP) — Houston’s Democratic mayor is testing whether he can win a second term by tapping into President Donald Trump’s deep unpopularity in the biggest city in Texas. Mayor Sylvester Turner’s main rival in Tuesday’s election is millionaire lawyer Tony Buzbee, who held a fundraiser for Trump in 2016 and later donated $500,000 to […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday that a whistleblower’s complaint at the center of Congress’ impeachment inquiry shows that President Donald Trump was engaged in a cover-up. Pelosi read from the declassified complaint, which alleges the White House tried to “lock down” details of Trump’s call with the Ukrainian president after he […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with the U.S. attorney general and lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday. In the call, Trump raised allegations, unsupported by any evidence, that the former vice president sought […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington plunged into an impeachment crisis on Wednesday, as House Democrats opened an investigation into President Donald Trump‘s campaign season dealings with Ukraine. Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s president to look into Democratic rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript released by the White House. “Whatever you can do with the attorney […]

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WASHINGTON (AP) — As they investigate President Donald Trump, Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee will hold their first official hearing in what they are calling an impeachment investigation. Corey Lewandowski, Trump’s outspoken, loyal former campaign manager, is scheduled to appear Tuesday to discuss the report by former special counsel Robert Mueller. But it’s unlikely […]