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21 news stories that gripped the world in 2019

Every year, there are headlines that put readers across the world on the edge of their seats. This year, the UK celebrated a new royal baby and the US won its fourth women’s World Cup. New Zealand suffered its worst-ever mass shooting in March, and more than a dozen people […]
21 news stories that gripped the world in 2019
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House Democrats say the Justice Department is orchestrating ‘political revenge’ for Trump amid reports it is opening a criminal investigation into the Mueller probe

Two prominent House Democrats hit back against the Department of Justice on Thursday amid reports that the agency was opening up a criminal investigation into the special counsel’s Russia investigation. Robert Mueller’s 448-page report into 2016 Russian election meddling did not charge Trump with criminal conduct but also did not […]
House Democrats say the Justice Department is orchestrating ‘political revenge’ for Trump amid reports it is opening a criminal investigation into the Mueller probe
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Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press

President Donald Trump officially kicked off his re-election campaign with a raucous rally Tuesday night in Orlando, Florida. Trump’s stump speech conspicuously lacked concrete policy rollouts or a 2020 agenda, and it focused instead on excoriating the president’s perceived enemies in the media, the Democratic party, and the intelligence community. […]
Trump kicked off his 2020 campaign with a freewheeling rally riddled with falsehoods as he excoriated Mueller, Democrats, and the press
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Mueller and Barr released a bizarre statement claiming ‘there is no conflict’ between their views on obstruction, despite loads of evidence to the contrary

The Department of Justice and the former special counsel Robert Mueller released a rare joint statement Wednesday. The statement insisted “there is no conflict” between their views on the obstruction-of-justice case against President Donald Trump. It is trying to resolve an argument over whether the only thing preventing Mueller from […]
Mueller and Barr released a bizarre statement claiming ‘there is no conflict’ between their views on obstruction, despite loads of evidence to the contrary
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The chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee just went as far as he could to say Trump should be impeached, without saying it outright

Rep. Jerry Nadler, the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said during a news conference Wednesday that President Donald Trump engaged in “crimes, lies, and other wrongdoing” while in office. Nadler stopped short of calling for an impeachment investigation into the president. Nadler’s remarks came after the former special counsel […]
The chairman of the powerful House Judiciary Committee just went as far as he could to say Trump should be impeached, without saying it outright
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The Republican congressman who called for Trump’s impeachment just skewered Attorney General Barr for trying to ‘sell the president’s false narrative’ about the Mueller report

Republican Rep. Justin Amash ripped Attorney General William Barr in a lengthy Twitter thread Tuesday, accusing Barr of deliberately misrepresenting the special counsel Robert Mueller’s findings in the Russia probe to shield President Donald Trump. Amash became the first Republican congressman earlier this month to call for Trump’s impeachment in […]
The Republican congressman who called for Trump’s impeachment just skewered Attorney General Barr for trying to ‘sell the president’s false narrative’ about the Mueller report
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A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments

Democratic Rep. David Cicilline sparked confusion in an appearance on “Fox News Sunday,” where he appeared to suggest that Special counsel Robert Mueller had tentatively agreed to testify in mid-May. “A tentative date has been set of May 15, and we hope the special counsel will appear,” Democratic Rep. David […]
A Democratic lawmaker sparked confusion Sunday, suggesting that Robert Mueller had agreed to testify before Congress, before walking back his comments
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Jared Kushner will reportedly provide records to the House Judiciary Committee for its investigation into Trump

The investigations into President Trump are far from over, despite special counsel Robert Mueller submitting his report on Friday. House Judiciary Committee chairman Jerry Nadler requested information from Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner regarding various aspects of his involvement with the campaign during the 2016 presidential election, as well as his […]
Jared Kushner will reportedly provide records to the House Judiciary Committee for its investigation into Trump
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‘You’ll all be my guests at Mar-a-Lago’: An explosive New York Times report highlights Deutsche Bank’s $2 billion in loans to Trump

President Donald Trump received about $US2 billion in loans from Deutsche Bank during their two-decade history, according to an in-depth New York Times report published Monday. Trump’s business practices are drawing more scrutiny amid investigations into the relationship between the president and the bank. Here is a list of the […]
‘You’ll all be my guests at Mar-a-Lago’: An explosive New York Times report highlights Deutsche Bank’s $2 billion in loans to Trump