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Trump intervenes in military justice cases, grants pardons

Nov. 15, 2019 9:26 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned a former U.S. Army commando set to stand trial next year in the killing of a suspected Afghan bomb-maker and a former Army lieutenant convicted of murder for ordering his men to fire upon three Afghans, killing two, the White House announced late...

Conflicting White House accounts of 1st Trump-Zelenskiy call

Nov. 15, 2019 8:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump released the rough transcript Friday of a congratulatory phone call he had with the incoming president of Ukraine, holding it out as evidence he did nothing wrong. Instead, the memorandum shows how White House descriptions of Trump’s communications with...

Karen Pence stops in Utah to file Trump 2020 papers

Nov. 15, 2019 7:22 PM EST

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Karen Pence has visited Salt Lake City to file paperwork to put President Donald Trump on the state’s GOP primary ballot in the 2020 presidential race. The Deseret News reports that Vice President Mike Pence’s wife told supporters Friday that the race will be close. She...

NASA warned of safety risks in delayed private crew launches

Nov. 14, 2019 5:33 PM EST

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — NASA auditors warned Thursday the space agency faces “significant safety and technical challenges” that need to be solved before astronauts fly in private capsules. In its report, NASA’s inspector general office noted Boeing and SpaceX are several years late...

Pence to visit Wisconsin, Indiana next week

Nov. 13, 2019 3:27 PM EST

MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence is planning to visit Wisconsin and his home state of Indiana next week. Pence’s office announced Wednesday that he was scheduled to tour and deliver remarks at shipbuilder Marinette Marine in northeast Wisconsin on Nov. 20. Later that day the former...

Vice President Mike Pence coming to California for 2 days

Nov. 13, 2019 10:39 AM EST

COSTA MESA, Calif. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence was scheduled to come to California Wednesday for a two-day visit to support President Donald Trump and tour a NASA facility. The Office of the Vice President said Pence would arrive at Orange County’s John Wayne Airport in the late morning and...

'Sad day' or 'scam'? What to watch at impeachment hearing

Nov. 13, 2019 10:38 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — A “solemn day” or a “show trial”? Americans and the world can decide for themselves as House Democrats let the public in to the impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff opened the first hearings...

Karen Pence to attend 'Latinos for Trump' event in Las Vegas

Nov. 13, 2019 12:12 AM EST

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Karen Pence, wife of Vice President Mike Pence, will be in Las Vegas on Thursday to help President Donald Trump's reelection campaign as it works to court Latino voters. Pence will join local members of the "Latinos for Trump" coalition that's working to reach out to Hispanic voters. The...

Schiff updates list of impeachment probe witnesses

Nov. 12, 2019 7:55 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff has announced the witness schedule for next week's open hearings in the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. — Tuesday, Nov. 19, morning: Jennifer Williams, an aide to Vice President Mike Pence; Lt. Col. Alexander...

Correction: Election 2019-Virginia Legislature story

Nov. 8, 2019 4:53 PM EST

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — In a story Nov. 6 about Virginia's elections, The Associated Press erroneously reported that 3.5 million voters cast ballots, twice as many as in 2015. At least 2.3 million voters cast ballots in the state's legislative races in 2019, an increase of more than 50 percent over four years...