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READ: State Department investigation into email use related to Clinton server

READ: State Department investigation into email use related to Clinton server

An investigation by the State Department released on Friday said there was no “persuasive evidence” of widespread mishandling of classified information in the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Read the report here: cnn.com/2019/10/18/politics/hillary-clinton-emails-chuck-grassley-investigation/index.htmlMORE

‘I am not a Russian spy’: Jill Stein slams Clinton’s accusations

‘I am not a Russian spy’: Jill Stein slams Clinton’s accusations

Former 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein slammed Hillary Clinton’s accusations that she and 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard are Russian assets, calling Clinton’s comments a “wild and insulting theory.” “I am not a Russian spy,” Stein said Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish.” “I think this is a completely unhinged conspiracy theory for which there…MORE

Francis Rooney is the rare House Republican open to impeaching Trump

Francis Rooney is the rare House Republican open to impeaching Trump

Rep. Francis Rooney is one of the few Republicans in the House of Representatives who seems open to the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Rooney, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at the center of the inquiry, said Friday that he had not yet come to a conclusion on whether the President committed…MORE

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits to “Hercules.” Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that 51% of voters nationwide approve of the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. That compares with 45% who disapprove of it. The Quinnipiac poll is the latest that…MORE

What’s happened and what’s next for Trump’s impeachment inquiry

What’s happened and what’s next for Trump’s impeachment inquiry

A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Impeachment Watch newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. There were plenty of revelations and declarations — and even a T-shirt — Friday related to the impeachment inquiry. Here’s the latest news: The latest CNN exclusive: Giuliani pushed the Trump administration…MORE

Has the White House tainted Barr’s investigation of the Russia probe?

Has the White House tainted Barr’s investigation of the Russia probe?

The Justice Department’s investigation into the origins of the Russia election interference probe keeps getting unwanted assists from the White House, raising questions of how the department will be able to defend the legitimacy of any of its eventual findings. From the start, the probe has been driven by Attorney General William Barr’s suspicions —…MORE

Fact check: Cutting through the misinformation on Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Fact check: Cutting through the misinformation on Syria, Turkey and the Kurds

Since the White House announced the withdrawal of American forces from northern Syria on October 6, President Donald Trump’s attempts to control the narrative have been rife with misinformation and political spin. He insinuated the Kurds would be fine without continued US support because the US had already given them “massive” amounts of money and…MORE

McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal

McConnell slams Trump administration for Syria withdrawal

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Friday strongly condemned the Trump administration’s decision to withdraw US troops from northern Syria, calling it a “grave strategic mistake” in a blistering op-ed. McConnell’s public criticism of the Trump administration is rare, but he has been vocally opposed to the President’s decision to withdraw US troops from Syria…MORE

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