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Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations

Trump names Secret Service official as new chief of staff for operations

President Donald Trump on Saturday named Anthony Ornato, an official with the Secret Service, as his new White House chief of operations. “The United States Secret Service Deputy Assistant Director, Anthony Ornato, will become my new Deputy Chief of Staff for Operations,” Trump tweeted. “I have worked with Tony for 3 years – he will…MORE

Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest

Trump is hanging over every aspect of the Democratic presidential contest

He may not be on the Democratic ballot, but the 2020 presidential candidate wielding the most influence over the party’s remarkably unsettled primary fight is President Donald Trump. As the race for the next occupant of the White House enters the final weeks of 2019, awash in a surprising degree of uncertainty, Democratic voters have…MORE

READ: House Judiciary Committee report outlining constitutional grounds for impeachment

READ: House Judiciary Committee report outlining constitutional grounds for impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report ahead of Monday’s impeachment hearing laying out historical arguments for impeachment. The report is an update to the Judiciary Committee reports that were issued in 1974 and 1998 during the impeachment proceedings of Presidents Richard Nixon and Bill Clinton. Read the full report, below: Click here…MORE

House Judiciary Committee releases report outlining historical arguments for impeachment

House Judiciary Committee releases report outlining historical arguments for impeachment

The House Judiciary Committee on Saturday released a report ahead of Monday’s impeachment hearing laying out historical arguments for impeachment. The report does not accuse President Donald Trump of committing impeachable offenses, but it lays the groundwork for Monday’s hearing, where evidence against Trump will be presented by the House Intelligence and Judiciary committees, as…MORE

Chicago mayor presses Buttigieg: You should break your NDA with elite consulting firm

Chicago mayor presses Buttigieg: You should break your NDA with elite consulting firm

Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot pressed presidential hopeful Pete Buttigieg to break his non-disclosure agreement with the elite consulting firm that once employed him, as the crowded 2020 Democratic race progresses toward the Iowa caucuses. Lightfoot asked the South Bend, Indiana, mayor, “Shouldn’t you break that NDA (with McKinsey and Company), so that you have the…MORE

Taliban says it has resumed peace talks with the US

Taliban says it has resumed peace talks with the US

The United States and the Taliban have resumed peace talks in the Qatari capital of Doha, a Taliban spokesman tweeted on Saturday. “On Saturday talks between the Taliban and US started from where they stopped,” Suhail Shaheen said, adding that Anas Haqqani, a former Taliban prisoner who was released in a swap last month, participated…MORE

Vulnerable House Democrats anxiously eye impeachment vote

Vulnerable House Democrats anxiously eye impeachment vote

As the House Judiciary Committee held its first impeachment hearing into President Donald Trump this week, some of the House’s most vulnerable Democrats privately huddled to discuss how to protect their majority. At the headquarters of the House Democrats’ campaign arm, they talked about what they were hearing back home and were briefed on an…MORE

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