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General election: Trump claims even if NHS ‘handed on silver platter’ in trade deal, US doesn’t want it – live news | Politics

10.10am GMT10:10 What Trump said about UK election and Boris Johnson This is what President Trump said about the UK election. I have no thoughts on it. It’s going to be a very important election for this great country, but I have no thoughts on it. But Trump also said he would be meeting Boris …

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Don McGahn: former White House counsel must testify, judge rules – live | US news

12.14am GMT00:14 As expected, the Trump administration will appeal the federal judge’s ruling that former White House counsel Don McGahn must testify to Congress, and seek to put the ruling on hold in the meantime, Justice Department spokesman Kerri Kupec said, according to the Associated Press. William Burck, an attorney for McGahn, said the former …

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Senators Seek ‘Suspicious Activity Reports’ on Ukraine, Hunter Biden

Republican lawmakers sent a letter to the United States Treasury to inquire about “suspicious activity reports” related to former Vice President Joe Biden’s son, Hunter Biden, and his employment with Ukrainian energy empire Burisma. Reuters reported on the November 15 letter sent by Senate Finance Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley and Ron Johnson, chairman of the …

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To the Brink of Democracy and an Unholy Alliance with the US

With the installation of Boris Johnson as Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, the second of the (self-declared) oldest democracies of the world, has, alongside political developments in the United States, reached a tipping point. The political system(s), and most importantly the traditional principle of the division of powers, of both will have to demonstrate …

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Impeachment hearings: Fiona Hill rejects Republicans’ ‘fictional narrative’ Ukraine meddled in US election – live | US news

Hill is now describing a key scene, 10 July meetings at the White House in which Sondland told Ukrainians he had a deal with acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney for a White House meeting for Zelenskiy if the Ukrainians announced investigations of Burisma/Bidens. Yesterday Sondland said he did mention investigations in these meetings but …

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