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Democratic Party (United States): Major political party in the United States
{{Infobox political party | name = Democratic Party | logo = | colorcode = #3333FF | chairperson = Tom Perez (MD) | leader1_title = Speaker of the House | leader1_name = Nancy Pelosi (CA) | leader3_title = Senate Minority Leader | leader3_name = Chuck Schumer (NY) | leader2_title = House Majority Leader | leader2_name = Steny Hoyer (MD) | founded = January 8, 1828 | predecessor = Democratic-Republican Party | headquarters = 430 South Capitol St. SE,
Washington, D.C., 20003 | student_wing = College Democrats of America
High School Democrats of America | youth_wing = Young Democrats of America | womens_wing = National Federation of Democratic Women | wing1_title = Overseas wing | wing1 = Democrats Abroad | membership_year = 2018 | membership = 44,780,772 | position = | ideology = Majority:
 • Modern liberalism
 • Social liberalism
Factions:
 • Centrism
 • Conservatism
 • Democratic socialism
 • Left-wing populism
 • Progressivism
 • Social democracy
| position = Centre-right-Right-wing (majority)

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Trump to host G7 summit at his Florida golf resort, sparking criticism

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of developed nations' leaders at his Florida golf resort, a move Democrats and others decried as more evidence of the..
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U.S. Democrats Pelosi, Schumer call agreement with Turkey to pause Syria assault a 'sham'

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer on Thursday called an agreement between the United States and Turkey on a pause in Ankara's offensive in northeastern Syria a..
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Pete Buttigieg: Boost In Iowa After Stagnating [Video]Pete Buttigieg: Boost In Iowa After Stagnating

South Bend Mayor Pete Buttigieg is the third-most popular 2020 candidate among Democratic caucus-goers in Iowa, according to a Suffolk University/USA TODAY poll published Monday. Buttigieg won the..

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Defiant Trump pushes back against critics over Syria, G7, impeachment [Video]Defiant Trump pushes back against critics over Syria, G7, impeachment

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday pushed back against criticism of his handling of Syria, his desire to use a Trump property for government business, and an impeachment inquiry by House Democrats...

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Trump says 'of course' Dems want to impeach [Video]Trump says 'of course' Dems want to impeach

During a cabinet meeting at the White House on Monday, U.S. President Donald Trump said "of course" Democrats want to impeach "because they're not going to beat me in the election." Trump also rebuked..

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In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate [Video]In Texas, a 26-year-old liberal takes on a moderate

Jessica Cisneros is a 26-year-old immigration lawyer gunning for her former boss’ job, saying Representative Henry Cuellar's values are out of touch with the sprawling south Texas district he has..

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Mick Mulvaney's Job Is Going From Bad To Worse [Video]Mick Mulvaney's Job Is Going From Bad To Worse

Politico reports Acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney’s week went from bad to worse on Sunday. That's when, once again, he tried to explain why President Donald Trump had withheld aid to Ukraine for..

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House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now [Video]House Intel Members Want Giuliani To Testify Now

Members of the House Intelligence Committee say Rudy Giuliani should testify before Congress. Politico reports the news comes days after Giuliani refused to comply with the House’s impeachment..

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Warren takes swipe at Mark Zuckerberg over political ads [Video]Warren takes swipe at Mark Zuckerberg over political ads

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Sunday publicly hit back at Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg after he faced accusations from Democrats that Facebook was profiting from independent..

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Trump drops plan to host G7 meeting at his Florida resort [Video]Trump drops plan to host G7 meeting at his Florida resort

U.S. President Donald Trump abandoned plans late on Saturday to host next year's Group of Seven summit at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others had decried the selection as evidence of..

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Bernie Sanders gets AOC endorsement [Video]Bernie Sanders gets AOC endorsement

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on Saturday in New York City joined the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park and formally endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders for the White House. Colette..

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'I am back!': Bernie Sanders tells crowd after heart attack [Video]'I am back!': Bernie Sanders tells crowd after heart attack

U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders returned to the campaign trail in New York City on Saturday, nearly three weeks after a heart attack that raised concerns about his viability in the..

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AOC endorses Bernie Sanders at NYC rally [Video]AOC endorses Bernie Sanders at NYC rally

U.S. Representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, one of the leaders of the party's progressives and a frequent target of Trump attacks, joined the "Bernie's Back" rally in Queensbridge Park and formally..

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Jill Stein To Hillary Clinton: I'm No Russian Doll [Video]Jill Stein To Hillary Clinton: I'm No Russian Doll

In 2016, the Green Party's Jill Stein ran for president of the United States of America, earning nearly 1.5 million votes. But several congressional reports say Russia's efforts to interfere in the..

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Trump downplays flare-up in Syria amid ceasefire [Video]Trump downplays flare-up in Syria amid ceasefire

Trump’s comments came one day after he praised a deal announced by Vice President Mike Pence that would pause fighting in Northeast Syria for five days to let Kurdish forces withdraw from a "safe..

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How AOC’s Sanders Endorsement May Impact The Democratic Party [Video]How AOC’s Sanders Endorsement May Impact The Democratic Party

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez recently endorsed Senator Bernie Sanders as her choice presidential candidate for 2020. Politico says that the timing of Ocasio-Cortez’s endorsement sends a clear..

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McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back [Video]McCarthy defends Mulvaney's quid pro quo walk-back

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy on Friday defended White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney's walk-back of comments made related to President Donald Trump's decision to withhold military..

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Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies [Video]Mulvaney's words on Ukraine undercut impeachment strategy, rattle allies

A top White House aide’s suggestion that President Donald Trump wanted a political favor from Ukraine in exchange for military aid upended the administration’s impeachment strategy and left..

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Trump slammed for lifting Turkey sanctions for ceasefire [Video]Trump slammed for lifting Turkey sanctions for ceasefire

Democratic members of the US Congress are promising to push through new sanctions on Turkey next week even as Trump is celebrating the fragile truce in Syria.

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Trump will become 'more erratic': Biden [Video]Trump will become 'more erratic': Biden

Former U.S. Vice President and Democratic candidate Joe Biden said on Thursday that U.S. President Donald Trump will become 'more erratic' as Congress conducts an impeachment inquiry in the House of..

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Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post [Video]Rick Perry To Step Down From Energy Secretary Post

Reuters reports US Secretary of Energy Rick Perry has told President Donald Trump he will step down. Perry's departure comes a day before a deadline set by Democrats in the US House of Representatives...

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Joe Biden Is Tight On Cash When It Comes To The Presidential Race [Video]Joe Biden Is Tight On Cash When It Comes To The Presidential Race

Joe Biden had $9 million in his campaign bank account at the end of September, reports Reuters. That is significantly less than his top rivals for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. While..

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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders [Video]Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Endorses Bernie Sanders

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has surprised many with an endorsement of Bernie Sanders. This 2020 presidential bid is a big win for Sanders and could potentially hurt Elizabeth Warren. Ocasio-Cortez is very..

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Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort [Video]Trump to host next year's G7 summit at his Florida golf resort

U.S. President Donald Trump will host next year’s Group of Seven economic summit of developed world leaders at one of his own properties, the Trump National Doral golf resort near Miami, a White..

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2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH [Video]2016 election probe a factor in frozen Ukraine aid: WH

President Donald Trump's acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Thursday acknowledged that Trump held up $391 million in military aid to Ukraine in part to make the money contingent upon the Ukrainians..

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Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At Age 68 [Video]Democratic Rep. Elijah Cummings Dies At Age 68

Rep. Elijah Cummings, a longtime Maryland Democrat has died at age 68. His office confirmed he died of "complications concerning longstanding health challenges". The congressman served as the chairman..

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U.S. lawmakers to keep up Turkey sanctions push despite ceasefire

Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers said on Thursday they would keep up their push for tougher sanctions on Turkey over its offensive in Syria despite the announcement of a five-day ceasefire.
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Hoping to push Trump on Syria, U.S. lawmakers offer Turkey sanctions bills

Republican and Democratic U.S. lawmakers called for more sanctions on Turkey on Thursday over its offensive in Syria, saying they hoped to push Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan - and U.S. President..
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Factbox: All the president's men - Supporting actors in Trump's Ukraine scandal

President Donald Trump's efforts to pressure Ukraine into investigating a top rival in the 2020 U.S. presidential election prompted Speaker Nancy Pelosi and other Democrats in the House of..
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One person is missing in the Democrats' impeachment inquiry: the whistleblower

Democratic lawmakers leading an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump have heard days of testimony from a parade of senior government officials. But they have yet to hear from the..
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Pelosi, Trump exchange 'meltdown' barbs over meeting on U.S. policy in Syria

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Democratic leaders cut short a meeting with Republican President Donald Trump after he had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his Syria..
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Pelosi says Trump had 'meltdown' over House vote on Syria

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said U.S. Democratic leaders' White House meeting was cut short after Republican President Donald Trump had a "meltdown" over a House of Representatives vote condemning his..
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Trump to meet U.S. lawmakers on Syria at White House on Wednesday: sources

The Republican and Democratic leaders of the Senate and House of Representatives committees that oversee foreign affairs and the military are to meet with U.S. President Donald Trump at the White House..
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U.S. lawmakers set measure opposing Trump on Syria troop withdrawal

U.S. Democratic lawmakers, joined by some of President Donald Trump's fellow Republicans, introduced a resolution on Tuesday opposing Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, the latest..
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U.S. lawmakers press again for stronger Trump action on Turkey

U.S. lawmakers introduced more legislation on Friday seeking to slap stiff sanctions on Turkey over its offensive against Kurdish fighters in Syria, underscoring unhappiness from both Democrats and..
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U.S. House Foreign Affairs leaders seek protection of Kurds in Syria

U.S. lawmakers introduced a resolution on Friday opposing President Donald Trump's decision to clear the way for Turkey to attack Kurdish fighters, underscoring unhappiness from both Democrats and..
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Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Perry in Trump impeachment probe

Congressional Democrats issued a subpoena for U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry on Thursday over any possible role he played in President Donald Trump's effort to get Ukraine's president to investigate..
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Ukraine's president says he is indifferent to Burisma case

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy said on Thursday that he was indifferent to investigations into gas company Burisma, which had Hunter Biden, the son of leading Democratic presidential contender..
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U.S. senators release outline for proposed sanctions on Turkey

Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham and Democratic U.S. Senator Chris Van Hollen on Wednesday unveiled an outline for proposed sanctions on Turkey, including targeting the U.S. assets of President..
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Democrats alarmed about possible U.S. withdrawal from Open Skies treaty

Four senior Democratic lawmakers said on Tuesday they believe the Trump administration may withdraw from a treaty that allows unarmed surveillance flights over U.S., Russian and other territory,..
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Exclusive: Democrats willing to risk 2020 chances to impeach Trump: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Most Democrats want to impeach U.S. President Donald Trump, even if that means weakening their party's chances of winning back the White House in the 2020 election, according to a Reuters/Ipsos opinion..
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'Tell the truth ... for a change': ex-President Carter's advice to Trump

Former Democratic U.S. President Jimmy Carter on Tuesday called on President Donald Trump to cooperate with Congress' impeachment inquiry, saying his refusal to comply with lawmakers' requests has left..
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U.S. Republicans join Democrats to blast Trump's Syria withdrawal

In a rare show of bipartisanship, the top lawmakers in the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate on Monday condemned President Donald Trump's decision to withdraw U.S. troops from northeastern..
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Democrat Elizabeth Warren raises concerns over situation in Kashmir

Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Saturday voiced concerns over the restrictions and communication blockade in Kashmir, urging India to respect the rights of the people of Kashmir...
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State Department has responded to congressional request for documents: Pompeo

The U.S. State Department has issued an initial response to a Democratic-controlled congressional committee's request for documents related to the impeachment investigation of President Donald Trump,..
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Beijing likely to pass on Trump invitation to probe Bidens, China experts say

If China were to act on U.S. President Donald Trump's surprising request on Thursday to start an investigation into Democratic rival Joe Biden and his family, it would be breaking one of its stated..
Reuters - Published

‘Howdy, Pelosi!’ says S Jaishankar, eye on Democrats

Quite apart from the Mahatma Gandhi-Martin Luther King symbolism that will pervade the event, Jaishankar’s appearance with Pelosi will be a way of balancing the politics which is perceived to have..
IndiaTimes - Published

Rahul Gandhi criticises PM for his 'Abki Baar Trump Sarkar' remark at Houston

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi hit out at PM on Tuesday for his "Abki Baar Trump Sarkar" remark at the "Howdy, Modi!" event, saying it reflected his "incompetence", which had caused serious problems with..
IndiaTimes - Published

Democrat leader Tulsi Gabbard meets PM Modi in New York

Gabbard was not present at the mega 'Howdy, Mody!' event in Houston earlier this week due to prior commitments related to her scheduled presidential campaigns.
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'Damning' facts will help sell impeachment probe to divided voters at home, Democrats say

Some moderate Democratic lawmakers who a week ago had little interest in talking about an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump say they are now optimistic they can sell it to voters at..
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House committee subpoenas Pompeo for Ukraine documents

A Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives committee issued a subpoena on Friday for Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, seeking to compel him to hand over documents concerning contact with the..
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U.S. House defeats Republican measure disapproving of impeachment inquiry

The Democratic-led U.S. House of Representatives killed a Republican resolution on Friday disapproving of the formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump that House Speaker Nancy Pelosi..
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Abuse of power, not criminality, key to Trump impeachment

Democratic lawmakers have a strong case for impeaching U.S. President Donald Trump if they can prove he abused his power when he asked Ukraine's president to "look into" an American political rival,..
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Republicans see impeachment backfiring. Democrats fear they may be right

By Gabriella Borter, Brendan O'Brien, Andrew Hay and Zachary Fagenson
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Exasperated Trump's strategy: Flail at Democrats, attack whistleblower, tweet like crazy

U.S. President Donald Trump grew increasingly exasperated on Thursday as he sat in his cabin aboard Air Force One and watched television coverage of Democrats on a congressional committee accuse him of..
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Whistleblower on Trump-Ukraine contacts is a CIA officer: sources

The whistleblower who said U.S. President Donald Trump pressured Ukraine to investigate Democratic rival Joe Biden is a CIA officer and at one point was assigned to work at the White House, two sources..
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A computer server haunted Clinton in 2016. Now it may be Trump's turn

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump repeatedly attacked his Democratic adversary Hillary Clinton in 2016 over her use of a private computer server for official emails when she was U.S. secretary..
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Trump says there should be a way of stopping impeachment inquiry, perhaps through courts

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday assailed Democrats for their impeachment inquiry and said there should be a way to stop them, perhaps through courts.
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Main Ukrainian actors in the U.S. impeachment drama

Ukraine has become entangled in a political battle in Washington between President Donald Trump and the Democrats ahead of the 2020 presidential election.
Reuters - Published

Pelosi accuses Trump of covering up effort to pressure Ukraine

U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday accused President Donald Trump of trying to cover up an attempt he made to pressure Ukraine into investigating Democratic presidential candidate Joe Biden.
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Trump and Ukraine: timeline of events in the controversy

U.S. President Donald Trump's interactions with Ukraine have prompted an extraordinary whistleblower complaint that the Republican used his powers to pressure a foreign leader to investigate one of his..
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How Ukraine got caught up in Trump's impeachment battle

Ukraine is the unwitting participant in a political battle in Washington between President Donald Trump and the Democrats ahead of the 2020 election.
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Selling impeachment: Democrats search for common message against Trump

Facing the tough task of selling voters on an impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, Democrats struggled on Wednesday to craft a unified message explaining why he might deserve to be..
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Intelligence panel members, including one Republican, say whistleblower complaint disturbing

Democrats and one Republican on U.S. congressional intelligence panels said on Wednesday after viewing a whistleblower complaint concerning President Donald Trump that the allegations were credible and..
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Factbox: Six new pieces of information in memo on Trump's Ukraine call

The White House released a memo on Wednesday summarizing President Donald Trump's phone call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy in July that prompted Democrats in the U.S. House of..
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In seeking Ukraine favor, Trump was vulnerable to foreign spies: watchdog

U.S. President Donald Trump potentially exposed himself to "serious national security and counter-intelligence risks" when he pressed his Ukrainian counterpart to investigate a leading political rival,..
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Schumer calls for Senate intelligence panel to probe Trump's handling of Ukraine

The U.S. Senate intelligence panel should probe President Donald Trump's handling of Ukraine, Senate Democratic leader Chuck Schumer told reporters on Wednesday following the release of a memo..
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Explainer: Impeachment depends on "high crimes and misdemeanors" - what are they?

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday announced a formal impeachment investigation into President Donald Trump, accusing him of enlisting foreign help to damage political rival Joe..
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As Congress moves toward impeachment, U.S. late-night hosts rib Trump - and Pelosi

From late night television hosts to tabloid front pages, the congressional Democrats' impeachment inquiry of U.S. President Trump sparked a firestorm of jokes and quips.
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Pelosi says Ukraine call summary confirms need for impeachment inquiry of Trump

Democratic U.S. House of Representatives Speaker Nancy Pelosi said the summary of a July phone conversation between U.S. President Donald Trump and Ukraine's president released by the Justice..
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House begins Trump impeachment inquiry over call to Ukraine leader

Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday launched a formal impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, accusing him of seeking foreign help to smear Democratic rival Joe Biden..
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Senator Grassley warns Democrats: Don't use impeachment proceedings to delay USMCA

Republican U.S. Senator Chuck Grassley on Tuesday urged Democrats not to use impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump to delay action on the U.S.-Mexico-Canada (USMCA) trade agreement.
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Trump lashes out as House launches impeachment inquiry

President Donald Trump lashed out on Tuesday at the decision of Democrats in the House of Representatives to launch a formal impeachment inquiry, calling it "Witch Hunt garbage."
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Biden backs impeachment if Trump does not cooperate with Congress

Democratic presidential front-runner Joe Biden said on Tuesday he would support opening impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump if the Republican president fails to comply with congressional..
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