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The Iowa Democratic Party said Tuesday that “the underlying data” collected at caucus sites “was sound” despite the smartphone app malfunction. The party expects to report results later Tuesday.
The Founding Fathers saw impeachment as a release valve from another “crisis of a national revolution.” But they also worried it would devolve into partisan bickering if put into action.
The Democrat struggled to translate the energy from his 2018 Senate bid into a successful White House campaign.
The congressman emphasized his Midwestern roots in a state President Trump had carried, but ultimately his centrist pitch didn’t resonate with voters and he struggled to gain traction in the race.
In a rare press briefing for the administration, the White House acting chief of staff said President Trump held up aid to Ukraine as part of a quid pro quo — something Trump himself has denied.
The Trump White House says they will not participate in Congress’s ongoing impeachment inquiry, heightening a political and legal standoff between the two branches of government.
The shrinking field will please some who worry about Democrats’ chances of defeating President Trump. But some candidates are already complaining party leaders are trying to manipulate the process.
“What we can’t do is fail to pass something,” Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell told WHAS radio. “The urgency of this is not lost on any of us.”
Over the past two weeks alone, seven House Republicans have announced they won’t run again, including two of just 13 GOP women in the House and the chamber’s lone African American Republican.
The president’s reelection campaign is selling reusable and recycled straws in its 2020 online store, because, it says, “Liberal paper straws don’t work.”
The 76-year-old former vice president focused on President Trump’s response to Charlottesville in his announcement. He enters the presidential race with renewed scrutiny of his decades in public life.
The Democrat announced his decision on ABC’s The View, saying he’s running to be a champion for manufacturing in a country that’s been fractured by trade and outsourcing.
Democrats had asked for a copy of the full 400 page report by next week, but William Barr says it will take a bit longer.
The president’s second State of the Union address touched on many of his familiar themes and agenda items but also included moments and proposals that drew positive reaction from Democrats.
“In light of the 800,000 great American workers not receiving pay, I am sure you would agree that postponing this public relations event is totally appropriate,” the president wrote to the speaker.
The Inspector General for the General Services Administration, said that agency lawyers decided to ignore the constitutional issues when they reviewed the lease after Trump won the 2016 election.
Trump has said he won’t sign any bill to reopen the government unless Congress acquiesces to his request for $5.7 billion to build a southern border wall — something Democrats have staunchly opposed.
President Trump told reporters Friday that he has his list narrowed to “about five” candidates, including two women, and he may interview one or two candidates this weekend at his golf club in N.J.
An ugly West Virginia contest features controversial coal executive Don Blankenship. President Trump said he could jeopardize a key GOP Senate target. Ohio Democrats have a big contest for governor.
With the president’s low approval ratings, Democrats have an advantage heading into the midterms. But Republicans could use the threat of impeachment to motivate their voters to get to the polls.
“They’ll take away your Second Amendment,” the president said of Democrats at CPAC. Trump, like NRA leaders at the conference, framed gun rights as a major fight in the upcoming midterm elections.
NRA executive Wayne LaPierre gave a defiant speech about “elites” taking advantage of last week’s Florida shooting to foster socialism at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Thursday.
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has promised to bring up a bill to address DACA, border security and other issues, even if no consensus emerges before the next funding deadline, on Feb. 8.
A week before Alabama’s special Senate election, President Trump is urging voters to back Republican Roy Moore, despite allegations Moore pursued sexual encounters with teenage girls.
“I can tell you one thing for sure, we don’t need a liberal person in there, a Democrat,” the president told reporters shortly before departing for Florida for the Thanksgiving holiday.