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Impeachment could lead to a first in the 2020 election

Impeachment could lead to a first in the 2020 election

President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly shattered political tradition, may find himself in another unprecedented circumstance in 2020: He could become the first president ever to be impeached by the House and then seek another term in the next election. That unique prospect could scramble the electoral calculations next year for both parties. For Trump,…MORE

US troops express anger at Trump’s Syria policy: ‘We betrayed’ the Kurds

US troops express anger at Trump’s Syria policy: ‘We betrayed’ the Kurds

A wide range of American military personnel and defense officials are expressing a deep sense of frustration and anger at the Trump administration’s refusal to support Syrian Kurds facing a Turkish military assault, over half a dozen US military and defense officials have told CNN. Several US military and defense officials, including personnel deployed to…MORE

12 Democrats face high stakes on biggest primary debate stage ever

12 Democrats face high stakes on biggest primary debate stage ever

Twelve Democrats will line up in swing state Ohio on Tuesday for a crucial debate in their White House battle, which will unfold as their party gears up to consider impeachment — the ultimate political sanction — against President Donald Trump. Candidates will take the most crowded debate stage in the history of US presidential…MORE

Wall Street Journal: Federal prosecutors examining Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine

Wall Street Journal: Federal prosecutors examining Rudy Giuliani’s business dealings in Ukraine

Federal prosecutors in Manhattan are examining Rudy Giuliani’s Ukraine business dealings, including his bank records, The Wall Street Journal reported Monday, citing people familiar with the matter. The people familiar told the paper that witnesses have been questioned by investigators since at least August about Giuliani, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer. Part of the questioning…MORE

Trump’s focus on Biden also highlights his own questionable business arrangements

Trump’s focus on Biden also highlights his own questionable business arrangements

President Donald Trump has spent the last few weeks holding up former Vice President Joe Biden as the poster child of political corruption, relentlessly harping on discredited allegations that Biden abused his powers to protect his son’s business interests. The accusations against Biden rely heavily on right-wing conspiracies and have been largely debunked. While Biden…MORE

Returning lawmakers face tough choices, uncertain paths on Syria

Returning lawmakers face tough choices, uncertain paths on Syria

President Donald Trump faced scathing bipartisan criticism for his decision last week to withdraw US forces from northern Syria. But it’s unclear if Republicans are ready to directly rebuke the President by signing on to a resolution pushed by Democrats that would, in the words of Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New York, “undo”…MORE