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John Bolton issues plea that his upcoming book isn’t ‘suppressed’ by White House

Washington waits for Bolton to break his silence following Trump's acquittal

Bolton, who departed from his job in September following some policy disagreements with the President, reiterated some of those differences during the event at Duke University on Monday, but declined to corroborate any of the details offered by witnesses in the impeachment inquiry or divulge other details from his highly …

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US election 2020: Bernie Sanders is in a very weird position

Sanders declares victory and others say their goodbyes

5. Tom Steyer matters!: While the other billionaire in the 2020 race (more on that below) is getting most of the attention these days, it’s Steyer who is in double digits in recent polls in Nevada and South Carolina. Those numbers are largely the result of heavy ad spending by …

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Trump takes lap around track to open Daytona 500

Trump takes lap around track to open Daytona 500

“There is no greater thrill than to join you at the world center of racing for the 62nd Daytona 500 — so exciting,” Trump said in opening remarks to the crowd. “To all of the drivers, technicians and pit crews here today, good luck and may the best team win. …

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More than 1,100 former prosecutors and other DOJ officials call on Attorney General Bill Barr to resign

Was Stone sentencing recommendation too harsh?

“Mr. Barr’s actions in doing the President’s personal bidding unfortunately speak louder than his words. Those actions, and the damage they have done to the Department of Justice’s reputation for integrity and the rule of law, require Mr. Barr to resign. But because we have little expectation he will do …

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Mike Bloomberg is spending his way to the top

Bloomberg argues he's a 'champion' for women in the workplace amid scrutiny of past alleged sexist comments

Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that Sen. Bernie Sanders of Vermont is leading the Democratic primary nationally with 25%. He’s followed by former front-runner and ex-Vice President Joe Biden at 17%, former New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg at 15%, Sen. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts …

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Diamond Princess cruise ship: US to evacuate Americans on ship quarantined in Japan from coronavirus outbreak

US prepares to evacuate Americans from Japan cruise ship

The US embassy in Tokyo on Saturday sent an email to Americans on board the Diamond Princess cruise ship detailing plans for a voluntary evacuation for US citizens and their immediate family from the ship to take place Sunday evening local time. Over 3,600 people, including 428 Americans, have been …

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William Barr’s actions spark unease among US prosecutors

What exactly is going on with Trump, Stone and the DOJ?

And beyond New York, the Stone situation has reverberated across the country in the past few days, with prosecutors incensed over the apparent intervention by Attorney General William Barr to lighten the sentencing recommendation for Trump’s ally, along with fear of what some perceive as a growing political directive coming …

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9 exhausting days of Trump’s post-impeachment rage

Trump contradicts himself on Giuliani and Ukraine

The acquittal was built into one of the busiest week of the year, on the heels of the botched Iowa caucuses and what could be Trump’s final State of the Union address, so perhaps the vote whereby Republicans in the Senate saved their President did not imprint in the way …

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