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Mulvaney Walks Back Ukraine Remarks, Admits It Wasn't A 'Perfect Press Conference'

Mulvaney Walks Back Ukraine Remarks, Admits It Wasn't A 'Perfect Press Conference'

Mick Mulvaney, the acting White House chief of staff, said Sunday that his words were taken out of context when he acknowledged on Thursday that military aid to Ukraine was being tied to President Trump seeking a political favor.The acting White House chief of staff denied what he previously said: that defense funding to Ukraine was frozen in part over the demand that Kyiv dig up dirt on Trump’s political rivals.

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Mulvaney Walks Back Ukraine Remarks, Admits It Wasn't A 'Perfect Press Conference'

Andrew Yang Warns There Is No Guarantee Impeaching Trump Will Be Successful

Andrew Yang Warns There Is No Guarantee Impeaching Trump Will Be Successful

Entrepreneur and presidential hopeful Andrew Yang prepares for a meeting with undecided voters in Manhattan.Yang says Democrats need to articulate a vision for the country. “When we’re talking about Donald Trump, we are losing to Donald Trump, even if it’s in the context of talking about impeaching him.”

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Andrew Yang Warns There Is No Guarantee Impeaching Trump Will Be Successful

Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch Two Years Before Deadly Crash

Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch Two Years Before Deadly Crash

All Boeing 737 Max aircraft are grounded while the manufacturer fixes a deadly defect in their flight control system. These Southwest Airlines planes were parked in Victorville, Calif., in March.One pilot messaged that the problem was “egregious” and he had “basically lied to the regulators (unknowingly)” when he had told the FAA that the flight control system was safe.

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Boeing Pilots Detected 737 Max Flight Control Glitch Two Years Before Deadly Crash

McConnell Prepares Senate For Trump Impeachment Trial As Inquiry Escalates

McConnell Prepares Senate For Trump Impeachment Trial As Inquiry Escalates

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., speaks with the media after the Senate Policy Luncheon in Capitol Hill Wednesday.Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell briefed his caucus on what a Trump impeachment trial could look like in the Upper Chamber. It could last weeks, and begin after the Thanksgiving holiday.

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McConnell Prepares Senate For Trump Impeachment Trial As Inquiry Escalates

White House Reportedly Replaced Ukraine Policy Staff With 'Three Amigos'

White House Reportedly Replaced Ukraine Policy Staff With 'Three Amigos'

Deputy Assistant Secretary of State George Kent leaves Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Oct. 15, 2019, after testifying before congressional lawmakers as part of the House impeachment inquiry.Chief of staff Mick Mulvaney called a meeting which resulted in the replacement of the administration’s Ukraine team with people considered more reliable, according to an account of a deposition.

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White House Reportedly Replaced Ukraine Policy Staff With 'Three Amigos'

Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Woman In Her Home

Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Woman In Her Home

Bouquets of flowers and stuffed animals are piling up outside the Fort Worth home of 28-year-old Atatiana Jefferson who was shot to death early Saturday morning by Ft. Worth Police Officer Aaron Dean.Aaron Dean fired through the window of Atatiana Jefferson’s home and killed her after responding to a call that a neighbor placed about an open front door, authorities say.

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Former Fort Worth Officer Charged With Murder In Fatal Shooting Of Woman In Her Home

Cory Booker On Impeachment: 'I Swore An Oath To Protect And Defend The Constitution'

Cory Booker On Impeachment: 'I Swore An Oath To Protect And Defend The Constitution'

The New Jersey senator and presidential hopeful says Congress must take action. “Politics be damned. I have a job to do, which is to hold the executive accountable and we should be doing that.”

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Cory Booker On Impeachment: 'I Swore An Oath To Protect And Defend The Constitution'