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Trump Visits Baltimore, Dismissing Mayor’s Concerns About Virus

Trump Visits Baltimore, Dismissing Mayor’s Concerns About Virus

President Donald Trump paid a controversial visit to Baltimore for a Memorial Day celebration on Monday, dismissing the mayor’s warnings to stay away from the city as it grapples with the pandemic.
Trump Told to Stay Home by Baltimore Mayor Ahead of Visit

Trump Told to Stay Home by Baltimore Mayor Ahead of Visit

The mayor of Baltimore asked President Donald Trump to cancel a planned visit to the city on Monday to celebrate the U.S. Memorial Day holiday, noting the Maryland city is still under a stay-at-home
Mfume Wins Democratic Primary for Elijah Cummings' Seat

Mfume Wins Democratic Primary for Elijah Cummings' Seat

WASHINGTON, DC - AUGUST 17: Former NAACP President and CEO Kweisi Mfume speaks at a news conference on what would have been the 129th birthday of prominent Pan-Africanism movement advocate Marcus
Mfume, Klacik Win Party Primaries for Elijah Cummings' Seat

Mfume, Klacik Win Party Primaries for Elijah Cummings' Seat

Kweisi Mfume has won the Democratic special primary in Maryland for the congressional seat that was held by the late Elijah Cummings.
Schiff Warns Trump Against Stonewalling: Impeachment Update

Schiff Warns Trump Against Stonewalling: Impeachment Update

Democrats’ impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump is moving forward as several House committees are due to get private briefings Wednesday from the State Department inspector general on
Trump Impeachment Probe Puts Schiff in GOP’s Crosshairs

Trump Impeachment Probe Puts Schiff in GOP’s Crosshairs

Adam Schiff has emerged in less than a week as the standard bearer for the House Democrats’ impeachment effort, putting him squarely in President Donald Trump’s crosshairs and leaving him with little
Pelosi’s Litigation-First Impeachment Strategy Has Its Own Risks

Pelosi’s Litigation-First Impeachment Strategy Has Its Own Risks

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi’s strategy of slow-walking moves to impeach President Donald Trump depends on fighting first in the courts to see how much more evidence Democrats can get.
Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

Trump Condemns White Supremacy After Facing Blame for Shootings

President Donald Trump delivered his most forceful condemnation of racism and white supremacy following shootings over the weekend that killed 31 people, after Democrats said his own racially divisive
Warren to Address Native American Issues Forum: Campaign Update

Warren to Address Native American Issues Forum: Campaign Update

Elizabeth Warren has signed onto to attend a Native American presidential forum in Sioux City, Iowa, later this month, joining six other Democratic candidates to discuss issues affecting Native
Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

Trump Faces New Pressure After Deadly El Paso, Dayton Rampages

The shooting deaths of 29 people over the weekend raised pressure on Donald Trump both to address rampant gun violence in the U.S. and reconsider his own divisive rhetoric about immigrants and
Democrats Criticize Trump’s Rhetoric After Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Democrats Criticize Trump’s Rhetoric After Shootings in Texas and Ohio

Gun control, a sleeper issue so far in the race to replace Donald Trump, rose to the forefront after a pair of mass shootings, fueling fresh criticism from 2020 candidates over Trump’s rhetoric and
Trump Says ‘Hate Has No Place’ in U.S. After Two Mass Killings

Trump Says ‘Hate Has No Place’ in U.S. After Two Mass Killings

Two mass shootings within 24 hours put the nation’s focus back onto gun control and, given the alleged anti-immigrant views of a shooter in Texas, elevate the issue of the dangers of hate speech.

Trump Calls Baltimore 'Disgusting' and 'Rat-Infested.' Local Entrepreneurs Beg to Differ

Founders in the city have a message for Donald Trump: "Don't tread on us."
House Panel to Subpoena Conway After Watchdog Says She Broke Hatch Act

House Panel to Subpoena Conway After Watchdog Says She Broke Hatch Act

A House committee voted Wednesday to authorize a subpoena for testimony from Kellyanne Conway, a top aide to President Donald Trump, after the White House said this week she was immune from having to
Democrats Grill TSA on Security With Resources Shifted to Border

Democrats Grill TSA on Security With Resources Shifted to Border

Democrats on the House Oversight Committee questioned the Transportation Security Administration’s ability to mitigate risks found by covert tests that revealed threats breaching airport security,
White House Rejects House Panel's Request for Conway's Testimony

White House Rejects House Panel's Request for Conway's Testimony

The White House counsel’s letter was yet another instance of the Trump administration’s refusal to cooperate with congressional inquiries led by Democrats who now control the House.
House Panel Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt of Congress

House Panel Votes to Hold Barr, Ross in Contempt of Congress

A House panel voted to hold Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross in contempt of Congress for withholding documents on plans to add a citizenship question to the 2020
House Democrats Reach Deal With DOJ to Get Some Mueller Evidence

House Democrats Reach Deal With DOJ to Get Some Mueller Evidence

House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadler said the Justice Department has agreed to begin turning over some information the panel had subpoenaed related to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s
House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

House Gets Approval to Defend Trump Bank Subpoenas in Court

The U.S. House of Representatives can defend its subpoenas for Donald Trump’s bank records in a lawsuit the president filed against Deutsche Bank AG and Capital One Financial Corp. to prevent the
House Panel Authorizes Subpoena on White House Security Clearances

House Panel Authorizes Subpoena on White House Security Clearances

A House committee authorized a subpoena aimed at forcing a former official in the White House Personnel Security Office to testify after a woman who works there said top-secret clearances for senior