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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer
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Donald Trump's former fixer Michael Cohen 'will comply' with US Senate subpoena, says lawyer

A Senate committee has subpoenaed US President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer Michael Cohen, his attorney said Thursday, and Cohen intends to comply with the interview demand related to the Russia investigation.

Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'
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Democrats consider subpoena for Michael Cohen after he postpones testimony citing Donald Trump 'threats, mob tactics'

Citing threats to his immediate family members, US president's former fixer Michael Cohen, who has threatened to unload dirt on his former boss, has decided to put off his public testimony before the US House Oversight Committee. Cohen attorney Lanny Davis put out a statement Wednesday even as angry Democrats are saying this amounts to "witness tampering" by Trump and team.

'The Govt is closed': Nancy Pelosi denies Donald Trump access to US Congress for State of the Union address
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'The Govt is closed': Nancy Pelosi denies Donald Trump access to US Congress for State of the Union address

US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she will not authorize a State of the Union address in the House chamber during the government shutdown, rejecting plans by President Donald Trump to deliver the speech next week in front of a joint session of Congress.

Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'
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Donald Trump issues high stakes dare to Democrats, plans to deliver State of the Union next week 'on location'

US President Donald Trump said Wednesday he intends to deliver his State of the Union speech to a joint session of Congress next week, dismissing House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's argument that adequate security can't be provided during the partial government shutdown.

'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment
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'It's Watergate 2.0': Bombshell BuzzFeed story ignites renewed calls for Donald Trump impeachment

A bombshell BuzzFeed story that details investigators’ claims that Donald Trump told his lawyer to lie to Congress about his deep Russia connections during the 2016 election campaign is being hailed as a gamechanger in the American political scene. Political analysts are comparing this to the “Titanic coming at the iceberg and Trump is the Titanic”.

Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate
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Donald Trump directed lawyer Michael Cohen to lie about Moscow project, says bombshell BuzzFeed report; Congress to investigate

The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about negotiations over a real estate project in Moscow during the 2016 election.

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.

Donald Trump revives 'national emergency' threat over border wall funding while 800,000 Govt workers go unpaid in US shutdown
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Donald Trump revives 'national emergency' threat over border wall funding while 800,000 Govt workers go unpaid in US shutdown

US President Donald Trump threatened on Thursday to declare a national emergency to circumvent Congress if he can't reach a deal with Democrats to fund his promised border wall. He arrived at the U.S.-Mexico border to draw further attention to his case after negotiations with lawmakers blew up. The partial government shutdown dragged into a 20th day with hundreds of thousands of federal workers off the job or working without pay as the wall fight persisted.

Donald Trump reels off immigration scare stories in Oval Office address; Democrats swat him down in stinging rebuttal
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Donald Trump reels off immigration scare stories in Oval Office address; Democrats swat him down in stinging rebuttal

A Hail Mary presidential address from a bully pulpit on steroids. That’s what we got today on the Donald Trump parallel reality prime time show from the Oval Office as the US president exploited his powerful office to spread more lies about a non-existent “humanitarian crisis” and thousands of terrorists are streaming through the US border.

Donald Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV as US Govt shutdown grinds into Day 18
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Donald Trump, Democrats taking border wall fight to prime-time TV as US Govt shutdown grinds into Day 18

Ready to make his case on prime-time TV, President Donald Trump is stressing humanitarian as well as security concerns at the U.S.-Mexico border as he tries to convince America he must get funding for his long-promised border wall before ending a partial government shutdown that has hundreds of thousands of federal workers facing missed paychecks.

US shutdown Day 18: Donald Trump plans prime time TV speech on 'border crisis'; news networks debating whether to give airtime
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US shutdown Day 18: Donald Trump plans prime time TV speech on 'border crisis'; news networks debating whether to give airtime

Donald Trump is plotting a prime time television distraction Tuesday night 9 pm EST from the Oval Office to justify his $ 5 billion demand for a wall and what he describes as a "humanitarian and national security crisis" on the US Mexico border after his White House claimed falsely that 4000 terrorists have entered America from there.

Donald Trump says he is prepared to shut down US government 'for as long as it takes' over Mexico border wall
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Donald Trump says he is prepared to shut down US government 'for as long as it takes' over Mexico border wall

US president Donald Trump said that he was prepared to shut the US government down for months or even years, to force Congress to provide billions for a border wall with Mexico

'She dishonoured herself and her family': Donald Trump slams Democrat Rashida Talib's profane impeachment vow
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'She dishonoured herself and her family': Donald Trump slams Democrat Rashida Talib's profane impeachment vow

Salty language by US lawmakers — or presidents, for that matter — is nothing new. Trump, hardly the paradigm of verbal decency, last year derided African nations as "shithole" countries, after all. But when Trump was asked about his critic's comments, he said they were "disgraceful," and "highly disrespectful to the United States of America."

'Walls work': Donald Trump refers to walls in Vatican, Israel, Obama's house as he fights for $5 billion border wall money
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'Walls work': Donald Trump refers to walls in Vatican, Israel, Obama's house as he fights for $5 billion border wall money

Everywhere President Donald Trump looks, he sees a wall. As he lobbies for money for his long-promised border wall, Trump keeps talking up other barricades. He's pointing to walls in Israel, at the Vatican, even at former President Barack Obama's house — though fact checkers have pushed back on the accuracy of some of his claims.

'We’re going to impeach the motherf---er': Democrats rip into Donald Trump, but Republicans not abandoning US president
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'We’re going to impeach the motherf---er': Democrats rip into Donald Trump, but Republicans not abandoning US president

“We’re going to go in and impeach the motherf—er” - that’s the fiery new vocabulary from a freshman Democratic Congresswoman Rashida Tlaib in Washington DC less than 24 hours after Democrats roared back to power in the US House of Representatives, ready to make life hell for US president Donald Trump but Republicans are not showing any signs of ditching Trump despite his rapidly rising legal and political peril.

US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws
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US withdrawal from Syria kicks off Donald Trump's outsize distraction strategy for 2020 bid as prosecutors tighten screws

Stunning his country's entire military establishment, US President Donald Trump who has been pushed to a corner by the escalating political and legal dangers of 17 different investigations into his business and politics that may have gamed his election itself, has decided to pull out all of the 2000 and more American troops in Syria and took to his favorite social media platform Twitter to declare victory: "We have defeated ISIS in Syria, my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency."

Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse
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Michael Flynn sentencing key takeaway: Donald Trump is having a terrible December; it just got much worse

In a stunning turn of events, a federal judge in Washington lashed out at US president Donald Trump's acolyte and first national security advisor Michael Flynn, a retired Army lieutenant general who pleaded guilty last year to lying to the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) about his Russia contacts, for selling his country out and then abruptly postponed the sentencing, sending a loud message to all those in the Russia probe crosshairs not to try and 11th hour stunts like Flynn did the night before - when Flynn suggested that he was somehow entrapped and forced to lie to investigators.

Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee
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Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed: 'You sold your country out, I can't hide my disgust', judge tells Donald Trump's first NSA appointee

A federal judge has agreed to delay former national security adviser Michael Flynn's sentencing so he can continue cooperating with the Russia probe. U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan on Tuesday set a status conference for March.