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Long after more flamboyant colleagues flamed out of President Donald Trump's favor amid ethics scandals, low-profile and folksy Rick Perry survived in the Cabinet in part by steering clear of controversy .... Las Vegas Sun
For Elizabeth Warren, the hard part begins now. The Massachusetts senator is unquestionably the front-runner for the Democratic presidential nomination, which made her the focal point of attacks from her rivals in Tuesday’s Democratic debate. Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Warren is too stupid to be president.
Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is stumbling through the final hours of his re-election campaign — literally. In a video captured Saturday in Milton, Ontario, a waving Trudeau steps off a bright red Liberal Party campaign bus and strides jauntily along a sidewalk — directly into a knee-high urn filled with dirt. The startled prime... New York Post
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Impeachment is a “mortal threat” to Donald Trump’s presidency and the White House needs to start taking it more seriously, former chief strategist Steve Bannon told The Post. “This is serious. As sure as the turning of the earth, he is going to be impeached by Pelosi in the next six weeks,” Bannon said during... New York Post
VOA VIEW: The operative words are "May be".
US negotiators dangled a Trumpian carrot before North Korean diplomats during nuclear talks two weeks ago: a promise to complete and expand a tourist resort that has been a favorite project of Kim Jong-un. The American diplomats offered the development help in exchange for denuclearization, according to the South Korean newspaper Hankook Ibo. New York Post
VOA VIEW: More fake news.
A former bohemian mecca, San Francisco now lays claim to the most expensive housing in the West, with a median home price of $1.4 million.
Tulsi Gabbard has said multiple times she is not considering a third-party run, both before and after Hillary Clinton's statement.
VOA VIEW: Hillary stupidity,
Federal authorities say a man accused of conspiring to export military and space-grade technology to China without a license has been sentenced to more than three years in prison. A U.S. attorney's spokesman said Friday that 39-year-old Tao Li was sentenced Wednesday after previously pleading guilty. Li ... Washington Times
Nestor made landfall in Florida today, bringing heavy rain, gusty winds and storm surge. ABC
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Former governor and 2016 presidential candidate John Kasich sat down with Johnathan Karl and Rick Klein for a special episode of ABC News' "Powerhouse Politics" podcast. ABC
VOA VIEW: Kasich is a sore loser.
A former Navy SEAL commander says the U.S. is "under attack" by President Donald Trump. In an op-ed, William McRaven calls for a "new person in the Oval Office." ABC
VOA VIEW: A liberal fool.
The UK Parliament has voted to delay a Brexit vote. ABC
The Turkish president says Kurdish-led forces must withdraw under the terms of a temporary truce. BBC
VOA VIEW: Erdogan should watch is mouth and step.
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In an interview with CBS News' Nikole Killion, Ocasio-Cortez explained why she is supporting Sanders in the primary CBS
VOA VIEW: The two socialists flock together.
Next week, the acting U.S. ambassador to Ukraine is expected to appear on Capitol Hill for questioning in the impeachment inquiry. William Taylor's testimony comes as a growing number of Republicans in Congress struggle to defend the president's actions over Ukraine and Syria. Weija Jiang reports. CBS
"To put it bluntly, I am back," Sanders declared, sparking chants of, "Bernie is back" from the massive crowd. CNBC
VOA VIEW: Sanders is a figment of his own imagination.
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If GM's union members ratify the proposed deal, training programs and other services currently handled by the UAW-GM Center for Human Resources would be transferred to a new "Executive Board-Joint Activities." CNBC
Rep. Kevin McCarthy, the top Republican in the House, brushed off concerns about government spending at President Donald Trump's businesses on Tuesday, saying Trump's hotels are "just like any other hotel." CNN
An internal US Air Force review of overnight stays by air crews during refueling stops at Prestwick Airport in Scotland found that military personnel stayed at President Donald Trump's Turnberry resort "approximately 6%" of the time between 2015 and 2019. CNN
VOA VIEW: The big question was there an increase in the fees?
A federal appeals court on Tuesday revived a major threat that President Donald Trump has faced in court since the early days of his presidency -- the question of whether he can be sued over his business portfolio, which could give his opponents access to his private business records. CNN
VOA VIEW: Dems continue their obstruction.
President Donald Trump framed the U.S.-brokered cease-fire deal with Turkey as "a great day for civilization," but its effect was largely to mitigate a foreign policy crisis widely seen to be of his own making. FOX News
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Francis Rooney said he wanted ‘do right thing’ with his voteA day later, he says he will step downA day after telling reporters he would consider voting to impeach Donald Trump, the Florida Republican Francis Rooney told Fox News he had decided to retire from Congress. Related: McConnell condemns Trump over Syria as impeachment inquiry ramps up Continue reading... Guardian
VOA VIEW: A wimp is leaving.
The unravelling of US policy on Syria is continuing almost two weeks after President Trump decided to withdraw US troops from the border with Turkey. Jerusalem Post
VOA VIEW: The Turks better be careful.
U.S. President Donald Trump late Saturday abandoned plans to host next year's Group of Seven economic summit of leaders of developed nations at his Florida golf resort, after Democrats and others decried the decision as evidence of the president misusing his office for personal gain. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Dems are fools.
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Hong Kong tightened security ahead of a planned anti-government march on Sunday afternoon, with some metro services halted and public facilities shuttering as pro-democracy leaders called on citizens to join the protest in spite of the risk of arrest. Reuters
President Tayyip Erdogan said on Saturday Turkey would press on with its offensive into northeastern Syria and "crush the heads of terrorists" if a deal with Washington on the withdrawal of Kurdish fighters from the area was not fully implemented. Reuters
VOA VIEW: Turks better wise up.
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Dems are the cause of the government shut down.
Senator Chuck Schumer lambasted President Donald Trump over his demand
that American taxpayers pay for a border wall which has led to a partial
government shutdown. In an exclusive interview with USA TODAY House Democratic
Leader Nancy Pelosi accused President Donald Trump of using "scare tactics"
to build support for his proposed U.S.-Mexican border wall, which she joked
had been reduced from a giant, cement structure "to, I think, a beaded
Trump and congressional Democrats remained
locked in a bitter stalemate Tuesday over billions of dollars in funding
for the wall, which Trump said is necessary to end a partial government
shutdown. Most lawmakers are home for the holiday, so a speedy resolution
would amount to a Christmas miracle. While wishing a Merry Christmas
to troops overseas, Trump said he doesn't know when the government shutdown
will end. "Its a disgrace whats happening in our country," Trump
said in the Oval Office. "But other than that, I wish everybody a very
Though congressional Democrats said they will
not support money for a border wall, Trump said the United States needs
"a wall, a fence, whatever they want to call it." The remarks underscore
how dug in both the White House and congressional Democrats have become
amid the shutdown that began Friday at midnight. The president kept a low
profile on Christmas Eve, posting on Twitter that he was "alone" at the
White House waiting for Democrats to agree to a deal to reopen federal
agencies. The White House said Trump met with Homeland Security Secretary
Kirstjen Nielsen about border security but provided no details about the
The big Trump surprise is his Midnight Tuesday
trip to Iraq with the First Lady. This was a big positive play of
all the soldiers.