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Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 04:07 PM PDT

Appeals Court Revives Trump Emoluments Lawsuit

Appeals Court Revives Trump Emoluments Lawsuit

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit brought by Maryland and the District of Columbia that challenges President Donald Trump's ownership of a luxury hotel five blocks from the White House, NBC News...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 03:24 PM PDT

Pence Refuses House Request to Provide Documents

Pence Refuses House Request to Provide Documents

Vice President Mike Pence’s office said Tuesday it will not comply with a request from the House to turn over documents related to President Donald Trump's July 25 phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 07:15 PM PDT

House Democrats Not Easing Up on Impeachment Probe

House Democrats Not Easing Up on Impeachment Probe

The impeachment inquiry is revealing vivid new details about the high-level unease over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, and those of his personal lawyer, Rudy Giuliani, as the swift-moving probe...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 02:20 PM PDT

Giuliani Won't Comply With Congressional Subpoena

Giuliani Won't Comply With Congressional Subpoena

Rudy Giuliani won't comply with a congressional subpoena as part of the House impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, an attorney for Giuliani told House investigators in a letter on Tuesday. Giuliani,...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 06:42 PM PDT

Los Angeles Likely to Halt Rent Increases, 'No-Fault' Evictions Until Jan. 1

Los Angeles Likely to Halt Rent Increases, 'No-Fault' Evictions Until Jan. 1

The Los Angeles City Council voted Tuesday to authorize the city attorney to craft a pair of emergency ordinances aimed at halting "no-fault" evictions of people living in rental units built before 2006 and...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:55 AM PDT

MeToo Leader Launches New Hashtag to Mobilize Voters

MeToo Leader Launches New Hashtag to Mobilize Voters

The founder of #MeToo is using the second anniversary of the movement to launch a new effort intended to mobilize voters heading into the 2020 election. The new hashtag #MeTooVoter was unveiled Tuesday, on the...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:34 AM PDT

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

Supreme Court Justices Seem Likely to Uphold Puerto Rico Oversight Board

The Supreme Court seems likely to leave in place the oversight board established by Congress in response to Puerto Rico's financial crisis. The justices voiced skepticism Tuesday of a constitutional challenge...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 11:39 AM PDT

State Dept. Ukraine Expert Testifies in Impeachment Probe

State Dept. Ukraine Expert Testifies in Impeachment Probe

George Kent, the deputy assistant secretary of state in the European and Eurasian Bureau, is testifying to Congress behind closed doors as part of the Democrats' impeachment probe into President Donald...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 10:43 AM PDT

Democratic Federal Lawmakers Seek Journalist Protection Act

Democratic Federal Lawmakers Seek Journalist Protection Act

Connecticut U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal says he and fellow lawmakers want to impose criminal penalties against those who threaten or attack journalists doing their jobs. The Democrat said the proposed...

Tuesday, Oct 15, 2019 at 08:42 AM PDT

Trump Announces Turkey Sanctions After Syrian Invasion

Trump Announces Turkey Sanctions After Syrian Invasion

President Donald Trump is putting new sanctions on Turkey for invading Syria amid blowback from Congress over his sudden decision to pull troops from the area. 

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