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Attorney General William Barr, alongside officials from the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives, announces the launch of Project Guardian, an anti-gun violence initiative, during a news conference, Wednesday, Nov. 13, 2019, at the Davis-Horton Federal Building in Memphis Tenn. (Mark Weber/Daily Memphian via AP)
Associated Press
November 15, 2019 - 10:10 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and House impeachment hearings (all times local): 7:10 p.m. Attorney General William Barr says congressional Democrats are drowning government agencies with an “avalanche of subpoenas” in order to “incapacitate” the executive branch. Barr spoke...
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Roger Stone
Jasen Vinlove, USA TODAY
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 15, 2019 - 11:51 am
Roger Stone, a longtime friend and ally of President Donald Trump, has been found guilty on all counts of lying to Congress and witness tampering.
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Trish Bergin Weichbrodt
Islip Town Republican Committee
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 14, 2019 - 6:26 pm
The list of potential candidates continues to grow for Long Island Congressman Peter King’s seat in the House, just days after he announced he would not seek re-election.
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Impeachment Hearing
Jim Lo Scalzo-Pool/Getty Images
WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 13, 2019 - 4:05 pm
The U.S. House launched the first public hearing Wednesday of Donald Trump’s impeachment investigation, the extraordinary process to determine whether the 45th president of the United States should be removed from office.
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Ritchie Torres
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Rich Lamb
November 13, 2019 - 3:25 pm
A councilman from the Bronx introduced a bill aimed at helping to city improve its emergency response.
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November 13, 2019 - 3:00 am
The public impeachment hearing involving President Donald Trump will begin Wednesday morning. The inquiry will include three public hearings from three State Department officials. On Wednesday the public will hear from Bill Taylor, a top U.S. diplomat in Ukraine, and George Kent, a high-level...
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Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg talks to the media after filing paperwork to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' March 3 presidential primary, Tuesday, Nov. 12, 2019 in Little Rock, Ark. Bloomberg hasn't formally announced a bid for the Democratic presidential nomination, but his trip to Arkansas on Tuesday is the latest indication that he is leaning toward a run. (AP Photo/APTN)
Associated Press
November 12, 2019 - 3:23 pm
LITTLE ROCK, Ark. (AP) — Michael Bloomberg filed paperwork Tuesday to appear on the ballot in Arkansas' March 3 presidential primary, the latest indication that the billionaire former New York City mayor may seek the Democratic nomination . Bloomberg sent staffers to Alabama last week to file for...
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Trump and Erdogan
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WCBS 880 Newsroom
November 12, 2019 - 1:24 pm
President Donald Trump will reportedly confront Turkey’s President Recep Tayyip Erdogan about his decision to buy a Russian air defense system when they meet this week at the White House.
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FILE - In this Nov. 19, 1998 file photo, House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Henry Hyde, R-Ill., presides over the committee's impeachment hearing for President Bill Clinton, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The public impeachment inquiry hearings this week usher in a rare and momentous occasion in American history as Congress debates whether to remove a sitting president from office. (AP Photo/Joe Marquette, File)
Associated Press
November 12, 2019 - 10:08 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The public impeachment inquiry hearings this week usher in a rare and momentous occasion in American history as Congress debates whether to remove a president from office. There are consistencies in the process — televised hearings, partisan rancor and memorable speeches — but...
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Donald Trump Press Conference
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Associated Press
November 11, 2019 - 2:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge in Washington has dismissed a lawsuit from President Donald Trump against New York officials aimed at preventing the release of his tax returns. The judge ruled that the U.S. District Court in Washington, D.C., does not have jurisdiction to hear the case. Trump...
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