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Court sides with Congress in battle for Trump’s bank records

December 3, 2019, 10:35am Politics

NEW YORK — A federal appeals court in New York handed President Donald Trump another legal defeat, ruling Tuesday that Congress can see his banking records for investigations into possible foreign influence in U.S. politics or other misdeeds. Read story

Trump barrels into NATO summit, clashes with France’s Macron

December 3, 2019, 10:34am Politics

LONDON — President Donald Trump barreled into a NATO leaders’ meeting on Tuesday aiming insults at French President Emmanuel Macron, slamming ‘”unpatriotic” Democrats at home for holding an impeachment hearing while he is abroad and playing down the impact his domestic troubles are having on his standing on the global stage. Read story

Senate panel approves Trump’s FDA nominee

December 3, 2019, 10:33am Politics

WASHINGTON — A Senate panel approved President Donald Trump’s nominee to lead the Food and Drug Administration amid questions from both parties about the agency’s plans for regulating flavored e-cigarettes. Read story

Trump decries Iranian crackdown on protesters

December 3, 2019, 10:32am Politics

LONDON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday decried the Iranian government’s crackdown on protesters, saying Tehran is killing its citizens for speaking out at demonstrations. Read story

House report to outline evidence for Trump impeachment

December 3, 2019, 10:31am Politics

WASHINGTON — The House is poised to release a landmark impeachment report outlining evidence of what it calls Donald Trump’s wrongdoing toward Ukraine, findings that will push Congress toward a debate over whether the 45th president should be removed from office. Read story

Harris to end Democratic presidential campaign

December 3, 2019, 10:29am Latest News

SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Sen. Kamala Harris told supporters on Tuesday that she was ending her bid for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination. Read story

Bridges dominate Vancouver’s federal priorities

December 2, 2019, 8:38pm Latest News

Vancouver’s top federal policy priorities in 2020 revolve around bridges. Read story

GOP report: No impeachable offenses

December 2, 2019, 7:52pm Politics

WASHINGTON — A 110-page report from GOP lawmakers concludes the Democratic-led House investigation of Donald Trump failed to establish any impeachable offenses and instead paints a picture of “unelected bureaucrats” disagreeing with the president’s style, world view and foreign policy decisions. Read story

Impeachment shadows Trump on NATO meeting trip

December 2, 2019, 7:50pm Politics

LONDON — Crying foul over timing, President Donald Trump on Monday accused Democrats of scheduling this week’s impeachment hearing to undercut him during his trip abroad for a NATO leaders’ meeting playing out at a crucial moment for the 70-year-old military alliance. Read story

Giuliani associates may face upgraded indictment

December 2, 2019, 7:48pm Politics

NEW YORK — An upgraded indictment is likely in the criminal case against two Rudy Giuliani associates with ties to Ukraine, a prosecutor said Monday. Read story