Pelosi to Trump: When you come after the whistleblower, 'you're in my wheelhouse'

    Summary
    House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she told President Donald Trump that he's in her wheelhouse when he attacks the whistleblower, whose complaint initially prompted the House impeachment inquiry of the President.

    Schiff calls out Mulvaney for not complying with subpoena to testify

    Summary
    House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Saturday again called on White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and others to comply with congressional subpoenas and testify before Congress in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump.

    Aide gives first details of Pence call with Zelensky

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    An aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers that she was on a call between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and that it was "similar" to the April 21 call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart.

    Ex-NSC official says Trump July 25 call transcript mistakenly moved to classified system

    Summary
    Tim Morrison, the National Security Council's former senior director for Europe and Russia official, testified earlier this month that he was told the transcript of President Donald Trump's July 25 call with his Ukrainian counterpart was moved to a highly classified server by "mistake," according to a transcript of his closed-door meeting with lawmakers released Saturday.

    Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows

    Summary
    There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg.

    General election 2019: What to look out for on LGBT issues

    Summary
    Care about LGBT equality? Here's what to look out for in this election.

    General election 2019: Labour vows to end dental check-up charges

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    Check-up charges in England of £22.70 will be scrapped under a Labour government, the party says.

    General election 2019: What happened this week?

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    From Labour's working hours confusion to the prime minister's frosty reception in Yorkshire.

    General election 2019: Labour figures in manifesto agreement

    Summary
    Jeremy Corbyn hails "transformative" document that he says gives the "promise of a better Britain".

    General election 2019: Police 'assessing' call for peerage claim probe

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    Calls grow for an inquiry into claims Brexit Party candidates were offered Lords seats to step aside.

    Buttigieg surges ahead of Democratic rivals in Iowa: poll

    Summary
    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a clear lead among Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa, the state that will hold the first nominating contest in February, a new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom opinion poll showed on Saturday.

    South Bend mayor Buttigieg is front-runner in Iowa Democratic presidential race: poll

    Summary
    South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg holds a clear lead among Democratic presidential candidates in Iowa, which will hold the first nominating contest in February, according to a new Des Moines Register/CNN/Mediacom opinion poll released on Saturday.

    Pence aide said Trump's Ukraine phone call was 'unusual and inappropriate'

    Summary
    The phone call between U.S. President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart at the center of Congress' impeachment investigation was "inappropriate," a foreign policy aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers, according to a transcript released on Saturday.

    White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe on Saturday

    Summary
    A White House budget official testified on Saturday about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine in a closed door session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump, with public hearings set to resume next week.

    White House budget official testifies in impeachment probe

    Summary
    A White House budget official walked into a closed session of the U.S. House of Representatives impeachment inquiry of President Donald Trump on Saturday, where he testified about the holdup of military aid to Ukraine.

    Buttigieg Jumps Out to Lead in Iowa Poll

    Summary
    Pete Buttigieg jumped out to a surprisingly robust lead in the latest Des Moines Register and CNN poll. Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders and Joseph R. Biden Jr. were in a statistical tie for second.

    Preview: Tonight’s Runoff in the South

    Summary
    The Times will have live elections results at 9 p.m. Eastern.

    Preview: Tonight’s Governor’s Race in Louisiana

    Summary
    The Times will have live elections results at 9 p.m. Eastern.

    Conservative Groups Are Teaming Up to Defend Trump, and Raise Money

    Summary
    A coalition of conservative groups is harnessing the outrage and money of its grass-roots networks to defend President Trump against a fast-moving impeachment inquiry.

    The Democracy Doomsayers Consider 2020

    Summary
    Comparative politics didn’t used to be a best-selling topic that got people booked on cable news. That was before Trump.

    How a CIA analyst, alarmed by Trump’s shadow foreign policy, triggered an impeachment inquiry

    Summary
    The whistleblower’s nine-page memo on efforts to coerce Ukraine to boost Trump’s prospects in 2020 has led to a sprawling investigation stretching from Kyiv to the West Wing.

    Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump’s call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging

    Summary
    Tim Morrison, a former White House national security official, told House investigators in sworn testimony that he feared leaks of the contents of the July 25 call between President Trump and Ukrainian President Zelensky would be damaging, so he recommended restricting access to the transcript.

    Senior national security official feared leaks of Trump’s call to Ukrainian leader could be damaging

    Summary
    In his sworn deposition to House investigators, National Security Council official Timothy Morrison said he suggested to NSC lawyers that “we restrict access to the package” — a reference to the July 25 call in which President Trump pressured Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky for investigations of former vice president Joe Biden and his son Hunter. […]

    Is Elizabeth Warren looking for safer ground in health care?

    Summary
    Her latest proposal could alleviate some concerns but exposes her to new questions.

    Transcript: Marie Yovanovitch’s Nov. 15 testimony in front of the House Intelligence Committee

    Summary
    Full transcript of the former ambassador's testimony.

    Trump weighs in on tight Louisiana gubernatorial race as polls open

    Summary
    President Trump urged Louisiana voters to oust Democratic Gov. John Bel Edwards on Saturday, as polls opened in a tight race that Republicans hope will deliver them a vital seat less than a year before Election Day, and show Trump’s own political strength.

    Elise Stefanik emerges as main Schiff antagonist in fiery impeachment hearings

    Summary
    Rep. Elise Stefanik, R-N.Y., emerged this week as a central figure on the Republican side of the House Intelligence Committee in the public impeachment hearings -- and a top antagonist of Chairman Adam Schiff, D-Calif.

    How impeachment hearings can be best understood using Shakespeare

    Summary
    Words are spilling into digitized pixels, onto blogs and good, old-fashioned newspapers about the impeachment hearings. There are essays on how to watch. Essays on the dramatis personae. Why is it important that Rep. Jim Jordan, R-Ohio, is now on the Intelligence Committee? Why isn’t he wearing a jacket?

    Embassy official says he heard Trump-Sondland call about Ukraine ‘investigations’

    Summary
    A State Department official told the House impeachment inquiry on Friday that he heard President Trump talking with E.U. Ambassador Gordon Sondland about “investigations” in Ukraine.

    Obama takes veiled shot at Warren and Sanders, warns 2020 Dems Americans don’t want to ‘tear down the system’

    Summary
    Former President Barack Obama on Friday warned 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls to pay attention to what voters actually think -- warning that most of them don’t want to “tear down the system.”

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