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2020 Watch: Can Warren change the narrative?

Dec. 16, 2019 5:29 AM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Presidential politics move fast. What we're watching heading into a new week on the 2020 campaign: ___ Days to Iowa caucuses: 49 Days to general election: 323 ___ THE NARRATIVE It's the week before Christmas, and major developments are expected in the coming days on impeachment and trade....

House vote, and on to the Senate: What's next in impeachment

Dec. 16, 2019 1:33 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House will vote on the impeachment of President Donald Trump this week after spending the past three months investigating the president's dealings in Ukraine and deciding whether his behavior was grave enough to qualify as high crimes and misdemeanors. The House Judiciary Committee...

US says it won’t accept North Korea-set nuclear deadline

Dec. 16, 2019 1:13 AM EST

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — A senior U.S. diplomat said Monday that Washington won’t accept a year-end deadline set by North Korea to make concessions in stalled nuclear talks and urged Pyongyang to return to a negotiating table immediately. “On this point, let me be absolutely clear: The...

Turbulence shakes Democrats going into final debate of 2019

Dec. 16, 2019 12:53 AM EST

CLINTON, Iowa (AP) — Seven Democratic presidential candidates will stand on stage this week in Los Angeles, a pool of survivors who have withstood almost a year on the campaign trail, sustained attacks from rivals in both parties, and five rounds of high-pressure debates. And while the field has been...

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's selective facts on Ukraine, job myths

Dec. 16, 2019 12:13 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — As near-certain impeachment closes in on him, President Donald Trump raged at his accusers, the Democrats. In the process, he offered a highly selective account of the testimony of a damning witness and misrepresented the facts of a phone call with Ukraine's president at the heart of the...

Senate impeachment trial in focus ahead of House vote

Dec. 15, 2019 11:54 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are pushing for testimony from top White House officials in the rare impeachment trial that is fast becoming the next battleground ahead of House voting that is all but certain to result in President Donald Trump's impeachment. Trump faces two articles of impeachment by...

Democrats seek Bolton, Mulvaney for impeachment trial

Dec. 15, 2019 10:57 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats are proposing a weekslong Senate impeachment trial seeking testimony from four new witnesses including John Bolton and Mick Mulvaney over President Donald Trump's actions toward Ukraine, according to a detailed outline released Sunday. Minority Leader Chuck Schumer of New...

Five aides to party-switching House lawmaker resign

Dec. 15, 2019 10:09 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Five aides to a House Democrat who plans to become a Republican are resigning, saying his party switch “does not align with the values we brought to this job when we joined his office." The staffers wrote the letter on Sunday, a day after a Republican official said GOP House...

Congresswoman comes out in favor of impeaching Trump

Dec. 15, 2019 8:10 PM EST

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Rep. Xochitl Torres Small of New Mexico said Sunday afternoon that she plans to vote to impeach President Donald Trump, the Albuquerque Journal reported. In a statement, Torres Small, who represents a district in the southern part of the state, said she believes...

Comey: 'Real sloppiness' in Russia probe but no misconduct

Dec. 15, 2019 7:41 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey acknowledged Sunday that a Justice Department inspector general report identified “real sloppiness" in the surveillance of a former Trump campaign aide and said he was wrong to have been “overconfident" about how the Russia investigation was...