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How Apple’s Tim Cook built a relationship with Trump

How Apple’s Tim Cook built a relationship with Trump

President Donald Trump isn’t known for his warm relationship with Silicon Valley. He frequently rails against social media companies for what he sees as anti-conservative bias. Tech CEOs have left White House advisory board positions over opposition to Trump’s environmental and immigration policies. And one company, Amazon, has sued the Trump administration claiming a defense…MORE

Wayne Messam suspends his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign

Wayne Messam suspends his 2020 Democratic presidential campaign

Miramar, Florida, Mayor Wayne Messam on Wednesday announced he is suspending his presidential campaign after failing to gain any traction in the race for the Democratic Party’s nomination. “Although the campaign goal of becoming President was not realized at this moment, I could not be more thankful for the many supporters including my family, friends…MORE

Sondland testimony raises questions about Pence’s denials on Ukraine

Sondland testimony raises questions about Pence’s denials on Ukraine

A key witness testified in public on Wednesday that he expressed concerns to Vice President Mike Pence in September that US aid to Ukraine was being tied to investigations into President Donald Trump’s political rivals. Pence has spent weeks actively working to avoid becoming ensnared in the impeachment morass, but the revelation from US Ambassador…MORE

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

How to watch tonight’s Democratic presidential debate

The fifth Democratic presidential primary debate takes place Wednesday night in Atlanta, and 10 candidates will take the stage to make their case to the American people. The debate, hosted by MSNBC and The Washington Post, will take place in the shadow of televised impeachment hearings in Washington. Hours before the debate’s start time, officials, including the US…MORE

Democrats look to Stacey Abrams as they try to make Georgia a 2020 swing state

Democrats look to Stacey Abrams as they try to make Georgia a 2020 swing state

Republicans have held dominion over Georgia’s political landscape for decades, dominating state government while, every four years, comfortably collecting its presidential electoral votes. No Democratic presidential nominee has won a general election here since Bill Clinton did it in 1992. He lost the state during his successful reelection bid in 1996 and Republicans, even as…MORE

Who knew what during the Ukraine pressure campaign, according to Gordon Sondland

Who knew what during the Ukraine pressure campaign, according to Gordon Sondland

US Ambassador to the European Union Gordon Sondland, in his opening statement, made clear that some of President Donald Trump’s senior-most aides were aware of a link between US aid to Ukraine and the country opening investigations that would benefit Trump politically. “Everyone was in the loop,” he said. “It was no secret.” Here is…MORE

Prosecutors in Giuliani probe will interview Ukrainian gas company official

Prosecutors in Giuliani probe will interview Ukrainian gas company official

Federal prosecutors investigating Rudy Giuliani plan to interview a senior executive of Ukraine’s state-run oil-and-gas company, according to his lawyer, as Giuliani’s possible ties to a separate natural gas venture have come under scrutiny. Andrew Favorov, who heads the integrated gas division of the conglomerate Naftogaz, has agreed to speak to prosecutors, his attorney Lanny…MORE