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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Support for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump surged among political independents and rose by 3 three percentage points overall since last week, according to a Reuters/Ipsos poll released on Tuesday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump holds a campaign rally in Dallas, Texas, U.S., October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst More Americans
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The top American diplomat in Ukraine testified on Tuesday that President Donald Trump made the release of U.S. security aid to Ukraine contingent on Kiev publicly declaring it would carry out politically motivated investigations that he demanded, according to a copy of his statement to lawmakers. William Taylor, a career diplomat and
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s G7 and trade adviser, Kelly Ann Shaw, is leaving his administration for a position in the private sector, White House officials said on Tuesday, marking the departure of one of the most senior women on the president’s economic team. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump attends a joint press
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday again waded into America’s fraught racial history by labeling the impeachment inquiry against him a “lynching” – language that conjured memories of decades of killings of thousands of black people – drawing swift bipartisan condemnation. “All Republicans must remember what they are witnessing here – a
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – As another key career diplomat witness appeared on Tuesday in the impeachment inquiry into U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine, Trump called himself the victim of a “lynching,” a comment that dredged up a painful chapter in race relations and was swiftly condemned by numerous lawmakers. William Taylor, who as the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump likened the impeachment investigation into his dealings with Ukraine to a “lynching” on Tuesday in a tweet that drew condemnation for his inflammatory reference to decades of killings of thousands of black Americans. Acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine Bill Taylor arrives on Capitol Hill before a closed-door hearing
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FILE PHOTO: House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff (D-CA) delivers remarks on Capitol Hill, in Washington, U.S., October 17, 2019. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Monday blocked a Republican effort to censure House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff over statements he has made related to an impeachment
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – White House hopeful Elizabeth Warren is taking heat from her Democratic rivals for her demurrals when asked whether her Medicare for All healthcare plan would require raising taxes on middle-class households. FILE PHOTO: Senator Elizabeth Warren does an interview in the Spin Room after the fourth Democratic U.S. 2020 presidential election debate
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