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Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows

Pete Buttigieg surges to first place in Iowa, new poll shows

There is a new Democratic front-runner in Iowa, and his name is Pete Buttigieg. The mayor of South Bend, Indiana, holds a clear lead in the first-in-the-nation caucus state, climbing to 25% in a new CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers. That marks a 16-point increase in support for Buttigieg since the September…MORE

Schiff calls out Mulvaney for not complying with subpoena to testify

Schiff calls out Mulvaney for not complying with subpoena to testify

House Intelligence Chairman Adam Schiff on Saturday again called on White House acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney and others to comply with congressional subpoenas and testify before Congress in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. Schiff said in a statement that Mulvaney “not only has refused to testify, but actively worked to block others…MORE

Aide gives first details of Pence call with Zelensky

Aide gives first details of Pence call with Zelensky

An aide to Vice President Mike Pence told lawmakers that she was on a call between Pence and Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky and that it was “similar” to the April 21 call between President Donald Trump and his Ukrainian counterpart. “It was an offer of congratulations for President Zelensky’s recent victory, which was an overwhelming…MORE

Ex-NSC official says Trump July 25 call transcript mistakenly moved to classified system

Ex-NSC official says Trump July 25 call transcript mistakenly moved to classified system

Tim Morrison, the National Security Council’s former senior director for Europe and Russia official, testified earlier this month that he was told the transcript of President Donald Trump’s July 25 call with his Ukrainian counterpart was moved to a highly classified server by “mistake,” according to a transcript of his closed-door meeting with lawmakers released…MORE

Ex-NSC official corroborates Sondland said he was directed by Trump on Ukraine

Ex-NSC official corroborates Sondland said he was directed by Trump on Ukraine

Gordon Sondland, the American envoy to the European Union, was acting at President Donald Trump’s instruction in his dealings with Ukraine, and Sondland said that the President told him Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky “must announce the opening of the investigations,” according to the closed-door deposition of a former National Security Council official. Former NSC official…MORE

President Trump’s medical exam was unscheduled, source said

President Trump’s medical exam was unscheduled, source said

President Donald Trump underwent a “quick exam and labs” as part of his annual physical exam on Saturday, out of anticipation of a “very busy 2020,” the White House said. Trump, 73, made an unannounced visit Saturday afternoon to the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center in Bethesda, Maryland. A source with knowledge of the…MORE

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