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White House tells Bolton his manuscript has classified material, cannot be published

The White House has informed former national security adviser John Bolton that his book manuscript appeared to contain "significant amounts of classified information" and could not be published in its current form.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 1:19 pm

Trump attacks Bolton as indicted businessman shows up for Trump impeachment trial

President Donald Trump launched his sharpest attack yet on John Bolton on Wednesday after his former national security adviser depicted him as playing a central role in a pressure campaign on Ukraine, while an indicted businessman linked to the scandal created a spectacle arriving for Trump's impeachment trial.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 1:19 pm

Parnas, former Ukraine fixer, shows up outside Trump trial

Lev Parnas, an indicted businessman who says he worked to pressure Ukraine to investigate one of President Donald Trump's political rivals, created a chaotic sideshow Wednesday as he traveled to Washington for Trump's impeachment trial.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 1:19 pm

Biden, Sanders lead field in new poll ahead of Monday's Iowa caucuses

Former Vice President Joe Biden and U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders are leading a crowded field of candidates days before Monday's Iowa caucuses, the first contest in the process of picking a Democratic presidential candidate, according to a poll released on Wednesday.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 12:08 pm

Explainer: Why the fight over witnesses looms large in Trump's trial

The impeachment trial of U.S. President Donald Trump is nearing a pivotal vote on whether to hear from witnesses requested by Senate Democrats arguing for his removal from office.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 7:04 am

Background checks and bump stock bans: 2020 Democrats on gun control

With more than 15,000 people killed by gun violence in the United States last year - not counting suicides - Democrats running for their party's presidential nomination are pointing to inaction in Washington as evidence they should be chosen to run against Republican President Donald Trump.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 6:17 am

Where the 2020 Democratic presidential hopefuls differ on foreign policy

The Democratic contenders hoping to challenge President Donald Trump in November 2020 all argue the Republican leader's unorthodox foreign policy approach has endangered American interests.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 6:08 am

Trump impeachment: What happens next?

Lawyers defending U.S. President Donald Trump in his Senate impeachment trial wrapped up their presentation on Tuesday.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 5:07 am

Trump tailgate: New Jersey Republicans pack president's 2020 rally

New Jersey supporters of U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday welcomed his first campaign rally in the state the same way they celebrate heroes from the New York Jets football team to native son Bruce Springsteen - with a tailgate party.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 4:55 am

House Democrats call for $760 billion in infrastructure spending over five years

U.S. House Democrats on Wednesday will unveil a proposed $760 billion infrastructure spending bill over five years that aims to rebuild sagging roads and bridges and reduce carbon pollution.

Posted on 29 January 2020 | 3:58 am

As vote on witnesses looms, Trump legal team tells impeachment trial: 'Time for this to end'

Amid uncertainty over the question of whether to call witnesses in President Donald Trump's Senate impeachment trial, his legal team wrapped up its opening arguments on Tuesday with an appeal for a quick acquittal.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 10:35 pm

Biden's final Iowa drive sweeps through rival territory

When U.S. presidential candidate Joe Biden went to an Iowa university to campaign this week, one thing was in short supply: students who support him.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 8:59 pm

'The nerve and the gall': Quotes from Day 7 of Trump's Senate impeachment trial

President Donald Trump's lawyers wrapped up their arguments in his impeachment trial on Tuesday with a plea for acquittal, and sought to marginalize former national security adviser John Bolton's explosive allegations as "inadmissible".

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 7:26 pm

Trump praises Pompeo for doing 'a good job on' NPR reporter

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday praised Secretary of State Mike Pompeo for his handling of a National Public Radio reporter who Pompeo shouted at, cursed, and called a liar after a contentious interview.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 7:20 pm

Impeachment TV ratings rebound as Trump lawyers argue his case

Television viewership for the third presidential impeachment trial in U.S. history rose as President Donald Trump's attorneys began laying out their case for his acquittal by the Senate, according to Nielsen data released on Tuesday.

Posted on 28 January 2020 | 6:06 pm