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White House Changes Trump Phone-Call RulesPresident Trump's phone calls with foreign leaders just got a little more private, CNN reports. According to White House officials, the approved-listener list has fallen to a handful of top administration officials appointed by Trump. Seems national security adviser Robert O'Brien gets to approve the list and listen in himself,...
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President Donald Trump holds his hand over his heart for the Pledge of Allegiance before the start of the Army-Navy college football game in Philadelphia, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
At Army-Navy game, Trump touts new pro sports option President Donald Trump is using his appearance at the annual Army-Navy game to tout a new policy that allows service academy athletes to defer their military service to pursue careers in professional sports
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Redesigned Time Cover Didn't Come From TimePresident Trump's reelection campaign gave him a whole new look—and media presence—this week with a redesigned version of Time 's "Person of the Year" cover, Newsweek reports. In a tweet , Trump War Room revealed the cover with Greta Thunberg's head removed and Trump's pasted onto her noticeably slimmer...
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FILE - In this Dec. 19, 1998, file photo, then-President Bill Clinton is joined by Democratic lawmakers and aides outside the Oval Office of the White House in Washington, after the House of Representatives voted to impeach the president. Twenty-one years ago this Thursday, a Republican-led House voted to impeach then-President Bill Clinton. While that battle was bitterly partisan, it was blurrier than the clean, near party-line votes expected this week when the chamber _ now run by Democrats _ is poised to impeach President Donald Trump. (AP Photo/Doug Mills, File)
Trump impeachment vote underscores a harshly partisan eraThe Democratic-controlled House seems certain to use near party-line votes this coming week to impeach President Donald Trump
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Houston voters set to pick mayor, City Council in runoffVoters in Houston are heading to the polls for runoffs in municipal elections, including for mayor
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In this Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019 photo, Democrat Royce West, left, a Texas state senator who is running for U.S. Senate in Texas, talks with local party organizer Jimmy Alan Hall after a campaign stop in San Marcos, Texas. West is one of a dozen Democrats in Texas running to challenge Republican incumbent John Cornyn in 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Weber)
With O'Rourke not running for Senate, many don't know who isBeto O'Rourke isn't running for Senate again, and Democrats who have unusually high hopes for Texas in 2020 are facing an unsettled landscape
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., left, joined by Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the ranking member, convenes the panel to consider the investigative findings in the impeachment inquiry against President Donald Trump, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
AP FACT CHECK: Trump's impeachment rage, Bloomberg on coalIt's been a week of heated rhetoric in the political arena
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