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Donald Trump cannot deny or block release of his financial records, rules US Supreme Court
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Donald Trump cannot deny or block release of his financial records, rules US Supreme Court

The court’s decision was a major statement on the scope and limits of presidential power in the US, one that will take its place with landmark rulings

Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests
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Donald Trump invokes emergency powers; signs relief plan which provides sick leave to workers with COVID-19, free virus tests

The Senate overwhelmingly passed a second coronavirus response bill, which Donald Trump signed Wednesday night. The vote was a lopsided 90-8 despite worries by many Republicans about a temporary new employer mandate to provide sick leave to workers who get COVID-19. The measure is also aimed at making tests for the virus-free.

'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes
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'Not a racist remark': Donald Trump dubs coronavirus as 'Chinese virus' despite putting Asian Americans at risk of hate crimes

Asked why he keeps calling the coronavirus the 'Chinese virus' when scientists say the disease doesn't respect borders and is not caused by ethnicity, Donald Trump told reporters at the White House that he doesn't consider it a racist remark.

Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'
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Democratic rivals jostle for advantage as coding issue causes delay in Iowa caucus results; Trump calls it 'unmitigated disaster'

The Iowa Democratic Party will begin to release results from Monday’s caucuses at 5 p.m. Eastern time Tuesday, the party chairman, Troy Price, told the Democratic presidential campaigns in a conference call.

John Bolton's book clouds Trump team's hopes for swift end to impeachment trial as some Republicans signal support to calling witnesses
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John Bolton's book clouds Trump team's hopes for swift end to impeachment trial as some Republicans signal support to calling witnesses

John Bolton's book about his time as President Donald Trump’s national security adviser has scrambled the debate over whether to seek witnesses during the impeachment trial

Republicans block subpoenas for new proof as US Senate debates norms of trial on Day One; moderates force last-minute reversal in pro-Trump rules
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Republicans block subpoenas for new proof as US Senate debates norms of trial on Day One; moderates force last-minute reversal in pro-Trump rules

A divided Senate began the impeachment trial of President Donald Trump on Tuesday in utter acrimony, as Republicans blocked Democrats’ efforts to subpoena witnesses and documents related to Ukraine

'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

Donald Trump heads to Florida for Christmas holiday while back in Washington, plans for his speedy impeachment trial remain cloudy
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Donald Trump heads to Florida for Christmas holiday while back in Washington, plans for his speedy impeachment trial remain cloudy

President Donald Trump escaped the chill of Washington and his impeachment on Friday to celebrate Christmas and New Year's in sunny Florida with family and friends

What's next for Donald Trump? After impeachment by House, here's how Senate trial is expected to play out
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What's next for Donald Trump? After impeachment by House, here's how Senate trial is expected to play out

Now that the House has voted to impeach President Donald Trump, the matter moves to the Senate for a trial — the third for an American president

Key takeaways from House Intelligence Committee's impeachment report: 'Unprecedented campaign of obstruction,' panel reproaches Donald Trump
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Key takeaways from House Intelligence Committee's impeachment report: 'Unprecedented campaign of obstruction,' panel reproaches Donald Trump

The report, written in narrative form, laid out the testimony of witnesses who came before the panel in public and private.

Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry
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Congressional Democrats name four witnesses to testify at public hearing of Donald Trump's impeachment inquiry

The Judiciary panel is also expected to receive a report this week from the House Intelligence Committee laying out the Democratic case for Trump's impeachment

China accuses US of sinister intentions after Donald Trump signs Bill supporting Hong Kong protesters, warns of 'countermeasures'
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China accuses US of sinister intentions after Donald Trump signs Bill supporting Hong Kong protesters, warns of 'countermeasures'

The Chinese foreign ministry's statements came just hours after Trump signed the Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019 into law.

Hong Kong protests: Despite opposition from China, Donald Trump signs bill supporting pro-democracy demonstrators
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Hong Kong protests: Despite opposition from China, Donald Trump signs bill supporting pro-democracy demonstrators

The 'Hong Kong Human Rights and Democracy Act of 2019', which reaffirms and amends the United States-Hong Kong Policy Act of 1992, specifies US policy towards Hong Kong, directs assessment of the political developments in Hong Kong, and other purposes.

Nancy Pelosi as president? Possible impeachment of Donald Trump, Mike Pence over Ukraine-Biden shakedown may place Speaker in hot seat
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Nancy Pelosi as president? Possible impeachment of Donald Trump, Mike Pence over Ukraine-Biden shakedown may place Speaker in hot seat

Nancy Pelosi’s constituents and colleagues chose her to do a critically important job; she should be allowed to do it free from questions about her motives.

'Donald Trump most corrupt': Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton join call to oust US president after transcript of call with Ukraine's Zelensky goes public
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'Donald Trump most corrupt': Bernie Sanders, Hillary Clinton join call to oust US president after transcript of call with Ukraine's Zelensky goes public

The latest controversy surrounding US president Donald Trump, which includes 'coercion' of a foreign leader to investigate his 2020 re-election candidate Joe Biden, an impeachment inquiry, and a transcript of a phone call that is at the heart of the Democrats' case against him — has widened the divisions between the supporters of the Republican president and his critics more than ever since he took charge of the White House in 2016.

Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California
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Donald Trump nominates Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as federal judge for southern district of California

Donald Trump has nominated prominent Indian-American Attorney Shireen Mathews as a judge of the US District Court for the Southern District of California.

Democrats remain a divided house on impeaching President Donald Trump as Senate numbers favour Republicans
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Democrats remain a divided house on impeaching President Donald Trump as Senate numbers favour Republicans

Robert S Mueller III provided enough ammo to the Democrats for launching a blitzkrieg on President Donald Trump.

Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest
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Alabama senate passes toughest abortion ban bill in US, gives no exceptions to cases of rape or incest

The ACLU, promised to file a lawsuit to block its implementation, although the abortion bill's backers have expressly said they want to bring the case to the SC

Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed by Senate intelligence committee for backing out of two interviews on Russia investigation
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Donald Trump Jr subpoenaed by Senate intelligence committee for backing out of two interviews on Russia investigation

Senator Richard Burr outlined the events at a GOP caucus luncheon after weathering fierce criticism for the subpoena of Trump Jr

Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador
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Mexico declares end of war on drugs; govt won't use army to capture cartel kingpins, says President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador

President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador declared Mexico's war on drugs over, saying his govt would not prioritise using the army to capture cartel kingpins