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President Donald Trump would have American workers believe he is their champion. But when it comes to protecting them from workplace accidents, nothing could be further from the truth. Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Liberals will find and makeup fault on Trump.
A month into our revamped handicapping contest, we’re still looking for the first week where all four competing sports writers hit their best bets. ... Las Vegas Sun
Sen. Chuck Schumer on Sunday announced new legislation to beef up safety standards for modified limousines — one year after 20 people were killed in a horrific upstate limo crash. Schumer said he will introduce a bill to require seat belts, stricter requirements for seats and other safety features like side air bags that are... New York Post
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US Rep. Sean Patrick Maloney defended fellow Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff in the face of blistering attacks from President Trump over the House’s impeachment effort. “I think the chairman has behaved ethically and professionally at every stage,” Maloney told The Post on Friday evening of the House Intelligence Committee chairman at the helm of the... New York Post
A President Trump fan who says he was brutally beaten for wearing a MAGA hat says a hip downtown art pop-up got his underage attackers drunk before the assault, according to a new lawsuit. Jahangir Turan, 42, says he was left with “brutal injuries” in the July attack by a “dangerous, unruly and belligerent group”... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Liberals will be liberals.
President Trump continued on Sunday to rip into Sen. Mitt Romney for criticizing the president for urging foreign leaders to investigate Joe Biden a day after he called the Utah Republican a “pompous ‘ass.'” “The Democrats are lucky that they don’t have any Mitt Romney types. They may be lousy politicians, with really bad policies... New York Post
VOA VIEW: Romney is still sore that he lost to Obama.
Sen. Susan Collins joined two other Republican senators in criticizing President Trump for asking China to investigate Joe and Hunter Biden. “I thought the president made a big mistake by asking China to get involved in investigating a political opponent,” Collins said Saturday, according to the Bangor Daily News. “It’s completely inappropriate.” New York Post
VOA VIEW: Collins is a twisted mess.
. Jim Jordan refused to say whether it was right or wrong for President Trump to say China should investigate Joe and Hunter Biden. “George, you really think he was serious about thinking that China is going to investigate the Biden family?” Jordan told ABC News’ George Stephanopoulos on “This Week.” New York Post
VOA VIEW: Jordan is right.
African-Americans were essential to Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama and Bill Clinton winning competitive primaries like Ms. Warren faces in 2020. For now, Joe Biden has far deeper support. New York Times
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Rep. Chris Stewart, R-Utah, when asked on "Fox News Sunday" about the second whistleblower, said, "It does not matter."
VOA VIEW: Only Dems care.
Standing in front of a picture of an elephant, the Kentucky Republican said impeachment efforts will stop in the Senate with him as majority leader.
House Democrats are marching forward with their impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump, with more depositions coming this week. Democrats are moving quickly to interview key witnesses and lock down information as they explore the question of whether the president compromised national security or abused his office ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Dems will find something else to bring out.
The U.S. Supreme Court plans to hear a case with implications for Oregon's non-unanimous jury system. Oregon Public Broadcasting reports Oregon is the only state where juries can render non-unanimous verdicts. Criminal defendants, not including those charged with murder, can be found guilty on votes of ... Washington Times
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Farmers across the country rely on the Market Facilitation Program for financial aid, but many say that it isn't enough to pay the bills. ABC
VOA VIEW: China would be wise to end the trade war.
A second whistleblower has come forward in the Trump-Ukraine inquiry, lawyers tell US media. BBC
VOA VIEW: Another liberal fool.
The weekend has seen riots over the mask ban, a second person shot and tear gas fired at protesters. BBC
VOA VIEW: China would be wise to end the confrontation.
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"If Speaker Pelosi did in fact move forward with a floor vote on actually proceeding with an investigation ... there's no question in my mind that she would have the votes" CBS
VOA VIEW: Dems will lose heavy if they file an impeachment test.
"I don't know what the president was thinking. But I do know he loves to bait the press and he does that almost every day," Blunt said on "Face the Nation" CBS
The House Committee on Foreign Affairs has demanded documents from the secretary of state about the administration's dealings with Ukraine CBS
Veteran Journalists Bob Woodward and Peter Baker talk about the House impeachment inquiry and how it compares to past impeachment investigations. CBS
While Congress and the White House have resisted increasing restrictions on gun purchases, companies like Dick's Sporting Goods and Walmart are now taking the lead in curtailing sales of firearms or ammunition CBS
VOA VIEW: The alleged debate will accomplish like all others - nothing.
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Ramesh Ponnuru, Susan Page, Julie HIrschfeld and Jamelle Bouie talk with Margaret Brennan about all the latest news of this week. CBS
VOA VIEW: Standing behind Trump would be wise.
The UAW said the sides will continue to negotiate but the most recent proposal from the company on Sunday morning was inadequate. CNBC
VOA VIEW: The UAW is making a bad push.
The two countries were holding working-level talks in Sweden but these were broken off on Saturday. CNBC
VOA VIEW: NK is making a bad mistake.
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The lawyer for the first intelligence whistleblower who came forward with accusations concerning President Donald Trump and his interactions with Ukraine said Sunday he is representing a second whistleblower regarding the President's actions. CNN
VOA VIEW: Another fool gets publicity.
Energy Secretary Rick Perry "supported and encouraged" President Donald Trump in July to speak to the newly-elected Ukrainian President, but on energy matters, the Energy Department said Sunday. CNN
Joe Biden's presidential campaign says President Donald Trump is "lying about the one Democrat he doesn't want to face" in the first new spot to be included in the former vice president's $6 million broadcast and digital advertising push across the four early-voting states. CNN
VOA VIEW: Biden would be wise to stay quit.
French president’s insistence that UK should give way raises chances of talks implodingHow far away are UK and EU from reaching a Brexit deal?The French president has given Boris Johnson until the end of the week to fundamentally revise his Brexit plan, in a move that increases the chances of the negotiations imploding within days.The UK proposals tabled last week are not regarded in Brussels as being a basis for a deal and Emmanuel Macron emphasised it was up to the UK to think again before an upcoming EU summit. Guardian
Republican defenders mostly silent, with two vivid exceptions, as at least one additional whistleblower steps forward As Donald Trump strived to enforce message discipline among Republicans in the face of a building threat that he will be impeached, new forces beyond the US president’s control appeared likely to accelerate the congressional impeachment inquiry further in the coming week.At least one additional whistleblower has stepped forward to describe an alleged scheme by Trump to extort Ukraine for dirt on Democratic 2020 presidential rival Joe Biden, the individual’s lawyer announced. Guardian
VOA VIEW: It's hard to control what the liberal media push.
The proposal comes in the wake of warnings by the PM about Iranian aggression and a recent attack on Saudi Arabian oil facilities that has been blamed on Iran. Jerusalem Post
No Iraqi government forces fired directly at protesters during protests, the spokesman for Iraq's Interior Ministry Major General Saad Maan said on Sunday in a news conference broadcast on state television. Reuters
The U.S. Supreme Court kicks off its new term this week, with a major dispute on tap over whether a landmark decades-old federal anti-discrimination law that bars sex discrimination in the workplace protects gay and transgender employees. Reuters
VOA VIEW: It will be interesting.
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