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Pompeo acknowledges he was on Trump call at center of probe

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo acknowledged on Wednesday that he was on the July phone call between President Donald Trump and the Ukraine president that's at the center of the House impeachment inquiry. But Pompeo continued to push back against what he said was Democrats' "bullying and intimidation."

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Read the transcript: Trump prodded Ukraine leader on Biden claims

President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine's new leader to work with the U.S. attorney general and lawyer Rudy Giuliani to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to a rough transcript summarizing the call released Wednesday.

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Pelosi orders impeachment probe: ‘No one is above the law’

WASHINGTON — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi launched a formal impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump on Tuesday, acquiescing to mounting pressure from fellow Democrats and plunging a deeply divided nation into an election year clash between Congress and the commander ...

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Trump bars California from setting stricter fuel standards

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that his administration is revoking California's authority to set auto mileage standards stricter than those issued by federal regulators, a move critics said would result in less fuel efficient cars that create more planet-warming pollution.

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Frosh, Trump spar over ruling’s effect on emoluments case

A federal appeals court decision reviving hoteliers’ and restaurateurs’ claims of unconstitutional competition from President Donald Trump’s New York City properties has sparked controversy between attorneys for Maryland and the president over what the ruling means for the state’s similar ...

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Baltimore advises starting home early from downtown on Thursday

Baltimore’s Department of Transportation is encouraging downtown workers to begin their afternoon commute early Thursday, as President Donald Trump’s scheduled visit to the city is expected to cause traffic congestion. Because of heavy traffic volumes expected from 4 to 8 ...

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DOJ inspector general: Comey violated FBI policies in handling of memos

WASHINGTON — Former FBI Director James Comey violated FBI policies in his handling of memos documenting private conversations with President Donald Trump, the Justice Department’s inspector general said Thursday. The watchdog office said Comey broke bureau rules by giving one ...

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