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2020 Democrats embrace populist message against corporations and the wealthy

2020 Democrats embrace populist message against corporations and the wealthy

It’s a rallying cry for Democrats seeking the White House in 2020: fight for Main Street against a system that benefits corporations and the wealthy. More than a decade after 2008 financial crisis, which was sparked in part by big banks making risky mortgage investments, it has become a consensus position among the emerging 2020…MORE

Klobuchar to make presidential pitch in CNN town hall

Klobuchar to make presidential pitch in CNN town hall

Sen. Amy Klobuchar will take to the national stage on Monday headlining a CNN town hall in New Hampshire to make her most public case yet for why she should be the next President of the United States. Klobuchar spent the lead-up to the town hall with a trip through Wisconsin and Iowa, building on…MORE

Trump expected to ramp up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro in speech

Trump expected to ramp up pressure on Venezuela’s Maduro in speech

President Donald Trump is expected to urge Venezuelan military officials to back the country’s self-declared interim president Juan Guaido and allow humanitarian aid to flow into Venezuela. Trump’s latest appeal will come during a speech Monday in Miami where Trump will seek to ramp up the public pressure on the regime of Venezuelan President Nicolas…MORE

California AG Becerra says states to sue over Trump’s national emergency declaration

California AG Becerra says states to sue over Trump’s national emergency declaration

California Attorney General Xavier Becerra is preparing to file a lawsuit challenging President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, Becerra told CNN’s Kate Bolduan Monday. “We should be filing sometime today,” Becerra said. “We’re going to try to halt the President from violating the Constitution, the separation of powers, from stealing money from Americans and states…MORE

Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria

Commander of US-backed forces fighting ISIS asks US to keep troops in Syria

The commander of the US-backed and Kurdish-led Syrian Democratic Forces is asking the US and its coalition partners to provide air support and keep up to 1,500 troops in Syria as part of an effort to stabilize the country. “I feel that American forces must remain inside of Syria,” General Mazloum told reporters, speaking through…MORE

Potential GOP challenger: Trump ‘showed contempt for the American people’

Potential GOP challenger: Trump ‘showed contempt for the American people’

A potential GOP primary challenger to President Donald Trump explained further on Monday why he was stepping in and why he was concerned about Trump’s leadership. Referring in an interview with CNN’s Alisyn Camerota on “New Day” to Trump’s 2017 Oval Office meeting with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov and then-Ambassador Sergey Kislyak, former Massachusetts…MORE

Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea

Exclusive: US discussing exchanging liaison officers with North Korea

The US and North Korea are seriously considering exchanging liaison officers, an incremental step towards building formal diplomatic relations, two sources with knowledge of the discussions told CNN. News of the discussions comes days ahead of President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un’s second summit, which is set to take place in…MORE

Trump’s allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

Trump’s allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

President Donald Trump’s allies are mounting a stiff defense of his declaration of a national emergency amid increasing signs that the biggest threat to his border wall now comes not from Congress, but the courts. One of the President’s top policy advisers, Stephen Miller, on Sunday indicated that Trump would cast the first veto of…MORE

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