What's going on with Trump and Biden and Ukraine
As of Friday, it is not exactly clear what led to a mysterious whistleblower complaint filed against President Donald Trump that has taken Washington by storm, but it is clear that the US President wants to use Ukraine against former Vice President Joe Biden.
Whistleblower timeline: Team Trump contacts and Ukraine
President Donald Trump's interactions and decisions on Ukraine are under new scrutiny following reports that an intelligence whistleblower's complaint is related to the country.
The latest on the Trump whistleblower mystery
President Trump downplays whistleblower claims in Oval Office
President Donald Trump downplayed on Friday a complaint submitted by an intelligence whistleblower that reportedly involves Ukraine.
Trump will hold session on religious persecution instead of attending UN climate summit
When President Donald Trump visits the UN on Monday, many of his fellow world leaders will be participating in a summit meant to address climate change. Trump won't be there.
Trump pressured Ukraine's President to investigate Biden's son
President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine's president during a July phone call to investigate Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden's son Hunter, suggesting roughly eight times he work with Rudy Giuliani, his personal lawyer, to carry out the probe, according to a new report Friday by The Wall Street Journal citing people familiar with the matter.
Pelosi calls for law to be able to indict presidents
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on Friday for legislation to ensure sitting US presidents can be indicted for crimes.
Joe Biden slams Trump's comments on his Ukraine dealings
Joe Biden pushed back on President Donald Trump's unproven claims that Biden and his son Hunter Biden had acted inappropriately in their dealings with the Ukrainian government during Biden's time as vice president.
13 Marines charged in case related to human smuggling operations
Thirteen Marines have been formally charged with involvement in human smuggling operations, the US Marine Corps announced Friday.
Deal could allow the US to send some asylum seekers back to El Salvador
The US and El Salvador signed an agreement on Friday that could prevent some asylum seekers from seeking refuge in the US, but that overall is designed to curb illegal migration by increasing security and economic opportunity in El Salvador, according to acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan and El Salvadoran Foreign Minister Alexandra Hill Tinoco.
Iowa Democrats get green light for 'satellite caucuses' plan
The Iowa Democratic Party's new plan for the 2020 presidential caucuses was conditionally approved Friday by the Democratic National Committee Rules and Bylaws Committee, just two weeks after their "virtual caucusing" proposal was rejected due to security concerns.
California, New York sue to block Trump administration from revoking higher auto emissions standards waiver
California and New York filed a lawsuit Friday to try to block the Trump administration from revoking the states' authority to set their own vehicle emission standards.
Biden grows emotional talking about his late son Beau
Crowds in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, pointed out a bald eagle perched nearby, which prompted former Vice President Joe Biden to recall an emotional story about his son Beau.
Top general says US isn't sending extra troops to Syria
The US will not be sending any additional troops to Syria even though US troops will perform additional tasks as part of an arrangement with Turkey to patrol a buffer zone along the Syrian-Turkish border, a zone designed to reduce tensions with Ankara, a top US general said Thursday.
Hillary Clinton: Trump 'asked a foreign power to help him win an election. Again'
Hillary Clinton slammed President Donald Trump on Friday after his personal attorney Rudy Giuliani admitted to asking Ukraine to investigate former Vice President Joe Biden, who is currently the Democratic front-runner to challenge Trump in next year's presidential election.
Homeland Security counterterrorism strategy focuses on white supremacy threat
Acting Homeland Security Secretary Kevin McAleenan on Friday released the department's counterterrorism strategy, outlining the ongoing threats from foreign terrorism and focusing on domestic terror threats, particularly white supremacism.
Trump announces new Iran sanctions after Saudi attack
President Donald Trump announced Friday that he has applied new sanctions on Iran's central bank, days after the attack on a Saudi oil facility that the US has blamed on Tehran.
Analysis: The whistleblower affair, in brief
Washington is buzzing over explosive claims about Donald Trump's dealings with a foreign leader. But there's still a big mystery over whether anything untoward actually happened.
GOP Senate candidate Jason Lewis said Republicans have 'dual loyalties' to Israel, 'Jewish lobby' controls the party
Jason Lewis, a Republican running for US Senate in Minnesota, once said Republicans had "dual loyalties" to Israel, adding that support for the country was the result of the American Israel Public Affairs Committee and a "very strong American Jewish lobby."
Greta Thunberg: The teenage old soul of the climate crisis
In person, she is tiny.
CNN and The Des Moines Register to release Iowa caucus poll Saturday
CNN and The Des Moines Register will release their fourth Iowa poll on Saturday gauging where presidential candidates stand in the state that kicks off the 2020 Democratic nomination contests.
Bill de Blasio drops out of 2020 presidential race
New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio announced Friday that he is ending his presidential campaign.
Marianne Williamson entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories in 2012 interview
Democratic presidential candidate Marianne Williamson once entertained 9/11 conspiracy theories on a radio show hosted by a prominent "truther" who claimed that the World Trade Center attacks were orchestrated by a "Zionist organized crime outfit."
Buttigieg swipes at Warren for being 'evasive' on health care
Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg slammed Sen. Elizabeth Warren's adopted "Medicare for All" plan on Thursday, calling her "extremely evasive" when it came to whether or not the proposal calls for raising taxes on the middle class.
Bernie Sanders campaign hits 1 million donors
Sen. Bernie Sanders has received contributions from 1 million donors, his 2020 campaign announced Thursday.
CNN announces details for LGBTQ town hall
Nine Democratic presidential candidates have accepted the Human Rights Campaign Foundation's invitation to participate in a CNN town hall next month focused on lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer issues. HRC is billing the October 10 town hall in Los Angeles, "Power of our Pride," and it coincides with the 31st anniversary of National Coming Out Day on October 11. It will air live on CNN from 7 p.m. ET to 11:30 p.m. ET. HRC says it will be the largest audience for a Democratic presidential town hall devoted to LGBTQ issues.
White House also involved in advising DNI not to share whistleblower complaint
The White House and the Justice Department have advised the nation's top intelligence agency that the controversial complaint is outside intelligence activities as covered by laws governing intelligence whistleblowers, according to three sources familiar with the matter.
White House to withdraw Trump's nominee to head FEMA
The White House plans to withdraw the nomination of Jeff Byard, President Donald Trump's pick to lead the Federal Emergency Management Agency, seven months after he was nominated to the position, a senior administration official and congressional source tell CNN.
Analysis: Sean Spicer is just the latest politico hoping to dance his way into your heart
Tom DeLay in 2009, in the middle of his indictment on charges of campaign money laundering. Rick Perry in 2016, after his failed presidential bid. Now, Sean Spicer, after his brief and inglorious tenure as the White House press secretary for the Trump administration in 2017.
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