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Time’s almost up for some 2020 Democrats

Time’s almost up for some 2020 Democrats

5. Do Democrats needs more debates?: With the deadline to qualify for the third Democratic National Commitee-sanctioned debate arriving this week — much more on that below — there’s another fight breaking out on the debate front: Should the candidates be doing more of them? Over the weekend, the DNC put the kibosh on an…MORE

Graham warns Trump against pulling out of Afghanistan

Graham warns Trump against pulling out of Afghanistan

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham on Sunday advised President Donald Trump against pulling troops out of Afghanistan, warning of “disastrous” consequences if the US dipped below keeping at least 8,600 troops in the country. “Mr. President, if you don’t have a counter-terrorism force left behind, even if you’ve got to deal with the Taliban — which…MORE

Macron sparks confusion after inviting Iran’s foreign minister to G7 summit

Macron sparks confusion after inviting Iran’s foreign minister to G7 summit

When Iran’s Foreign Minister, Javad Zarif, landed in Biarritz Sunday afternoon it appeared France’s Emmanuel Macron, this year’s G7 host, had pulled off an end run around his most powerful guest, US President Donald Trump. For weeks Macron has been pushing Trump to soften his stance on Iran, and Trump has pushed back, last month…MORE

Bernie Sanders: ‘Of course’ I would use tariffs as President

Bernie Sanders: ‘Of course’ I would use tariffs as President

Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders said he would use tariffs as a negotiating tool if he wins the White House but slammed President Donald Trump’s latest maneuvering in his trade war with China. “What the President is doing is totally irrational and it is destabilizing the entire world economy,” the 2020 Democratic presidential candidate said in…MORE

VA staffers blasted ‘ridiculous’ meetings and questions with Trump allies in internal emails

VA staffers blasted ‘ridiculous’ meetings and questions with Trump allies in internal emails

Career officials at the Department of Veterans Affairs expressed deep frustrations over having to entertain “ridiculous” policy recommendations from a trio of influential Mar-a-Lago club members during President Donald Trump’s time in office, according to documents released by Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics. A series of internal emails spanning from November 2017 to June 2018,…MORE

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