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FILE PHOTO: FILE PHOTO: Democratic U.S. presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden is seen at War Memorial Plaza during Memorial Day, amid the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in New Castle, Delaware, U.S. May 25, 2020. REUTERS/Carlos Barria/File Photo (Reuters) – Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden on Sunday called for protesters
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FILE PHOTO: Florida Governor Ron DeSantis speaks during a news conference at the Miami Beach Convention Center on the Army Corps’ building of a coronavirus field hospital inside the facility, amid the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak, in Miami Beach, Florida, U.S. April 8, 2020. Al Diaz/Pool via REUTERS WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Florida Governor Ron DeSantis
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Friday launched an inquiry into whether the Health and Human Services Department misdirected billions of dollars in coronavirus stimulus money to healthcare providers facing criminal or civil fraud investigations. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Katie Porter (D-CA) participates in a House Financial Services Committee hearing with Facebook
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FILE PHOTO: Former national security adviser Michael Flynn exits a vehicle as he arrives for his sentencing hearing at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., December 18, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former adviser Michael Flynn asked Russia’s ambassador to help avoid an escalation in diplomatic sanctions during a
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FILE PHOTO: House Judiciary Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY) walks along the Ohio Clock Corridor following the first day of U.S. President Donald Trump’s Senate Impeachment Trial in Washington, U.S., January 22, 2020. REUTERS/Tom Brenner WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Democratic-controlled U.S. House Judiciary Committee on Thursday asked the Justice Department to investigate systemic police misconduct
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An effort to extend parts of the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA) stalled in the U.S. Congress on Wednesday, after President Donald Trump promised to veto it and Republicans withdrew their support. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about negotiations with pharmaceutical companies over the cost of insulin for U.S. seniors
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U.S. President Donald Trump speaks about negotiations with pharmaceutical companies over the cost of insulin for U.S. seniors on Medicare at an event in the Rose Garden at the White House during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak in Washington, U.S. May 26, 2020. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Twitter on Tuesday for the first
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden shakes hands with and hugs Senator Elizabeth Warren after a question about their ages during the fourth U.S. Democratic presidential candidates 2020 election debate at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio U.S., October 15, 2019. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic U.S. Senator Elizabeth Warren
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and President Donald Trump are fighting on social media about a primary battle in Alabama that may be key to Republicans retaining control of the U.S. Senate. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks after results are announced for his candidacy in the Republican
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s motorcade arrives at Trump National Golf Club in Sterling, Virginia, U.S., May 23, 2020. REUTERS/Mary F. Calvert TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY STERLING, Va. (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday went on his first golf outing since the coronavirus pandemic broke out, visiting his club in the Washington suburbs
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement to reporters about reopening U.S. places of worship by declaring them “essential” in the midst of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis (Reuters) – The Trump administration discussed last
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald Trump makes a statement to reporters about reopening U.S. places of worship by declaring them “essential” in the midst of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) pandemic, in the Brady Press Briefing Room at the White House in Washington, U.S., May 22, 2020. REUTERS/Leah Millis (Reuters) – The Trump administration discussed last
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House and the State Department did not provide an “adequate response” to lawmakers’ requests for documents related to the firing of the department’s inspector general, a congressional aide said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: U.S. State Department Inspector General Steve Linick departs after briefing House and Senate Intelligence committees at the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday called China’s proposed national security legislation on Hong Kong disastrous and said it could have an impact on the favorable economic treatment the territory receives from the United States. “The United States condemns the … proposal to unilaterally and arbitrarily impose national security legislation
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