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White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid as Republicans struggle to roll out $1 trillion coronavirus relief package
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White House, Democrats at odds on virus aid as Republicans struggle to roll out $1 trillion coronavirus relief package

With the virus toll climbing, both parties are eager for a deal. There is widespread agreement that more money is needed for testing, to help schools re-open in the fall and to shore up businesses.

Statements on coronavirus show Donald Trump can't handle the truth and neither can America's right-wingers
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Statements on coronavirus show Donald Trump can't handle the truth and neither can America's right-wingers

Over the weekend, Donald Trump once again declared that the coronavirus is perfectly under control, that any impressions to the contrary are due to the “Fake News Media” out to get him

As coronavirus threatens the US, Donald Trump has a major problem on his hands: His credibility
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As coronavirus threatens the US, Donald Trump has a major problem on his hands: His credibility

For years, experts have warned that Donald Trump has been squandering the credibility he could need in a moment of national emergency, like a terrorist attack or a public health crisis

Donald Trump impeachment trial: Republicans move to block witnesses, driving case towards acquittal
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Donald Trump impeachment trial: Republicans move to block witnesses, driving case towards acquittal

The White House and Senate Republicans worked aggressively on Wednesday to discount damaging revelations from John R Bolton and line up the votes to block new witnesses from testifying in President Donald Trump’s impeachment trial, in a push to bring the proceeding to a swift close

Democrats seek to play up Donald Trump's impeachment ahead of polls, but Nancy Pelosi's delay tests public opinion
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Democrats seek to play up Donald Trump's impeachment ahead of polls, but Nancy Pelosi's delay tests public opinion

Democrats know they don't have the votes to convict President Donald Trump when the Senate convenes as the Court of Impeachment. But they are pursuing the case in the court of public opinion.

Nancy Pelosi says she will 'soon' submit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to Senate after facing pressure for delaying trial
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Nancy Pelosi says she will 'soon' submit articles of impeachment against Donald Trump to Senate after facing pressure for delaying trial

Speaker Nancy Pelosi said she will "soon'' transmit the articles of impeachment against Donald Trump, signalling a potential thaw in the standoff with Senate Republicans as she warned against rushing to an acquittal without a fair trial

Ex-NSA John Bolton willing to testify in Donald Trump impeachment trial; pressure builds for witnesses
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Ex-NSA John Bolton willing to testify in Donald Trump impeachment trial; pressure builds for witnesses

John Bolton, the former White House national security advisor, said on Monday that he was willing to testify at President Donald Trump's impeachment trial, putting new pressure on Republicans to call witnesses and raising the possibility of revelations as the Senate weighs Trump's removal

Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents
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Donald Trump impeachment: With fresh evidence in hand, Chuck Schumer demands more emails and documents

Senator Chuck Schumer said on Monday that newly-released emails showing that military aid to Ukraine was suspended 90 minutes after President Donald Trump demanded "a favour" from Ukraine's president were "explosive"

'It's so unfair’: Donald Trump complains about Nancy Pelosi’s delay in sending impeachment articles to Senate
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'It's so unfair’: Donald Trump complains about Nancy Pelosi’s delay in sending impeachment articles to Senate

'It's so unfair', Trump said, days after he was impeached by the House, as he spoke at a conservative student conference organized by the group Turning Point USA

Before impeachment vote in House, Donald Trump sends rambling 6-page letter to Nancy Pelosi condemning 'attempted coup'
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Before impeachment vote in House, Donald Trump sends rambling 6-page letter to Nancy Pelosi condemning 'attempted coup'

President Donald Trump on Tuesday angrily denounced the looming House vote to impeach him as a “Star Chamber of partisan persecution” by Democrats, describing the effort to remove him from office as an “attempted coup” that would come back to haunt them at the ballot box next year

TikTok fires back at accusations of Chinese censorship of its content
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TikTok fires back at accusations of Chinese censorship of its content

Concerns were mainly due to the allegations of censorship and data insecurity at TikTok.

NBA backs free speech after furore over Hong Kong pro-democracy tweet by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey
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NBA backs free speech after furore over Hong Kong pro-democracy tweet by Houston Rockets GM Daryl Morey

The NBA initially put out statements that senior US politicians slammed as bowing to China for financial reasons. But NBA Commissioner Adam Silver insisted his organisation supported the right of Rockets general manager Daryl Morey to express his opinions.

On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump
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On back foot, Democrats demand release of full Mueller report on Russian interference in 2016 polls, says doesn't exonerate Donald Trump

Top congressional Democrats said Sunday it was "urgent" that the full report on Russian interference in the 2016 US election be publicly released, stressing it does not exonerate Donald Trump.

In huge blow to Donald Trump, Republican controlled US Senate has enough votes to reject emergency declaration over border wall funding
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In huge blow to Donald Trump, Republican controlled US Senate has enough votes to reject emergency declaration over border wall funding

US Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell acknowledged Monday that opponents of President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border have enough votes in the Republican-led Senate to prevail on a resolution aimed at blocking the move.

US Coast Guard officer Christopher Paul Hasson, with target list of Democratic leaders and media figures, held for mass murder plot
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US Coast Guard officer Christopher Paul Hasson, with target list of Democratic leaders and media figures, held for mass murder plot

Christopher Paul Hasson, 49, an admirer of Norwegian mass murderer Anders Breivik, was arrested last week and a powerful arsenal seized from his home in a Washington suburb, according to court documents unsealed on Wednesday

Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall
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Donald Trump caves in, says will reopen US Govt till 15 February and he doesn't get any money for border wall

US president Donald Trump who dragged 800,000 government workers through a 35 day shutdown and bragged that he would not "cave" finally did, re-opening the government for a temporary 3 week period as public opinion against him has risen to an all time high.

US Senate to vote Thursday on two proposals to end shutdown; Chuck Schumer urges Republicans to sign on 'stop-gap' bill
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US Senate to vote Thursday on two proposals to end shutdown; Chuck Schumer urges Republicans to sign on 'stop-gap' bill

Each proposal would require 60 votes to advance in the 100-member body, a high threshold, given the current level of partisan rancor over who is to blame for the shutdown.

Democrats ask Donald Trump to delay 29 January State of the Union speech till after govt shutdown ends
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Democrats ask Donald Trump to delay 29 January State of the Union speech till after govt shutdown ends

Shutdown pressure on US president Donald Trump mounted Wednesday as House Speaker Nancy Pelosi called on him to delay his Jan. 29 State of the Union address and his own economists acknowledged the prolonged standoff was having a greater economic drag than previously thought.

Donald Trump walks back 'national emergency' threat as US govt shutdown becomes longest ever in country's history
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Donald Trump walks back 'national emergency' threat as US govt shutdown becomes longest ever in country's history

US president Donald Trump has no escape route from America’s government shutdown of his own making than to declare a national emergency so he can funnel funds from his own government departments to build his promised border wall along the US Mexico border.

Donald Trump asks US law enforcement official how many Pakistanis are apprehended at southern border
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Donald Trump asks US law enforcement official how many Pakistanis are apprehended at southern border

Trump asked the question when a law enforcement official briefed him on the security situation on the border and listed out the name of the countries whose citizens were nabbed at the border a day earlier.