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Think Trump’s acting like a dictator now? What if he’s reelected after this?

Think Trump’s acting like a dictator now? What if he’s reelected after this?

Opening arguments from the Democrats are over. They closed their case against President Donald Trump declaring he must be removed from office for upsetting the balance of power envisioned by the Constitution and for upsetting world order. House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff, the former federal prosecutor who presided all fall over the House inquiry into…MORE

Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

Republican thinking on impeachment: It’s the defense team’s to lose

The universe of Republican senators who may be willing to cross the aisle and vote with Democrats to allow witnesses in the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump appears to be shrinking. Three days of presentations by the House managers, and most Republicans say they are unmoved by the testimony, dismissing the arguments as repetitive…MORE

Kamala Harris considering endorsing Joe Biden for president, source says

Kamala Harris considering endorsing Joe Biden for president, source says

Sen. Kamala Harris is considering endorsing former Vice President Joe Biden for president ahead of the California primary, a source close to the California Democrat tells CNN. Harris on Friday did not deny the New York Times report that she is weighing endorsing Biden when asked by CNN. “I am talking to everyone and no…MORE

Tennessee governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ applicants

Tennessee governor signs bill allowing adoption agencies to reject LGBTQ applicants

Republican Tennessee Gov. Bill Lee on Friday signed a bill into law that protects adoption and foster agencies that discriminate against prospective LGBTQ parents for religious reasons. The bill “prohibits a private licensed child-placing agency from being required to perform, assist, consent to, refer, or participate in any child placement for foster care or adoption…MORE

Administration wants online retailers to do more to police counterfeit goods

Administration wants online retailers to do more to police counterfeit goods

Officials from the Department of Homeland Security and the White House said Friday that they are taking steps to shift more of the burden of tackling counterfeit goods to e-commerce hubs like Amazon, a response to an April 2019 presidential memo. Peter Navarro, director of the White House Office of Trade and Manufacturing Policy, said…MORE

Bernie Sanders draws criticism for touting Joe Rogan endorsement

Bernie Sanders draws criticism for touting Joe Rogan endorsement

Bernie Sanders is facing a backlash from some Democrats after his campaign trumpeted an endorsement from comedian Joe Rogan, a popular podcast and YouTube talk show host with a history of making racist, homophobic and transphobic comments. The Sanders campaign touted the endorsement in a tweet on Thursday afternoon, featuring a clip of Rogan’s supportive…MORE

Inside Trump’s high-stakes impeachment defense effort

Inside Trump’s high-stakes impeachment defense effort

After months of anticipation, legal auditions on cable news and daily preparatory sessions inside West Wing conference rooms, President Donald Trump will get his proverbial day in court this weekend — though he’s not sure anyone will be watching. Most of his team — minus two of its more notorious lawyers — has been huddling…MORE