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inside trump s evening for the ages when he learned mueller was done a smart dispatch from kevinliptakcnn
Inside Trump's evening for the ages: When he learned Mueller was done. A smart dispatch from @Kevinliptakcnn: https://t.co/59nSVwFMMM
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special counsel robert mueller has finished his investigation of russian interference in the 2016 election mue
Special counsel Robert Mueller has finished his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election. Mueller’s confidential report has been delivered to Attorney General William Barr, the Justice Department announced Friday - @mrslaurajarrett reports.
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white house whiplash now says new sanctions arent necessaryone day after his administration imposed new sancti
White House Whiplash: ⁦@realDonaldTrump⁩ now says new sanctions aren’t necessary....one day after his administration imposed new sanctions on 2 Chinese firms doing business with North Korea. https://t.co/pxJ7LcF9mI
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from trashing the british prime minister to cheering protesters in france to putting his finger on the scale b
From trashing the British Prime Minister to cheering protesters in France to putting his finger on the scale before Israeli elections, President Trump dips into the domestic affairs of US allies. A smart story from @Kevinliptakcnn & @JDiamond1: https://t.co/5Lb1IB0jRT
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the full mind blowing trump quote on mccain i endorsed him at his request i gave him the kind of funeral he wa
The full mind-blowing Trump quote on McCain: "I endorsed him at his request. I gave him the kind of funeral he wanted, which as President I had to approve. I don’t care about this, I didn’t get thank you, that’s OK. We sent him on the way. But I wasn’t a fan of John McCain."
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a terrific look inside the trump 2020 campaign and a reminder that the president s re election bid is already
A terrific look inside the Trump 2020 campaign -- and a reminder that the president's re-election bid is already well underway as @JDiamond1, @DanaBashCNN & @fschouten explain in this must-read story: https://t.co/1eR8NQfUOo
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an important and incredible piece from brikeilarcnn planning a family around a war
An important and incredible piece from ⁦@brikeilarcnn⁩ — Planning a family around a war - https://t.co/HqK6yEJvcK
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a new national cnn poll on the democratic presidential field shows four potential hopefuls are in double digit
A new national CNN poll on the Democratic presidential field shows four potential hopefuls are in double digits:

Joe Biden 28%
Bernie Sanders 20%
Kamala Harris 12%
Beto O'Rourke 11%

It's notable that Harris has gained 8 points since December.
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a cnn town hall with ewarren starts now live from jackson mississippi with jaketapper follow along on warrento
A CNN Town Hall with @ewarren starts now -- live from Jackson, Mississippi with @jaketapper. Follow along on #WarrenTownHall
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weighs in on the trump mccain latest with a statement that sounds something like would have said once upon a
.⁦@JDelaneyforMD⁩ weighs in on the Trump-McCain latest, with a statement that sounds something like@LindseyGrahamSC ⁦⁩ would have said once upon a time when his friend was attacked.

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Jeff Zeleny
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after a no cameras allowed briefing spicer is now doing his second on camera interview of the day with fox
After a no-cameras-allowed briefing, Spicer is now doing his second on-camera interview of the day with Fox.
Jeff Zeleny
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president trump departs vietnam on his visit he did not visit hoa lo prison aka hanoi hilton like clinton bush
President Trump departs Vietnam. On his visit, he did not visit Hoa Lo Prison aka Hanoi Hilton like Clinton, Bush and others have done. If he had, he would have seen this photo of
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good evening have been looking for examples of voter fraud please send our way full time journalist here still
Good evening! Have been looking for examples of voter fraud. Please send our way. Full-time journalist here still working.
Jeff Zeleny
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that was all him this wasn t our plan a wh official tells me in candid moment as reality of what transpired si
"That was all him -- this wasn't our plan," a WH official tells me in candid moment as reality of what transpired sinks in at Trump Tower.
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so why didn t obama commute alice johnson s life sentence the doj recommended three times against it once in f
So why didn't Obama commute Alice Johnson's life sentence? The DOJ recommended three times against it: once in first term, twice in second. The last denial came only days before he left office: 1/6/17. Under Obama, the request didn't reach the Oval Office because DOJ denied.
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cabinet officials and others invited to today s nsc meeting on election security are leaving white house now t
Cabinet officials and others invited to today's NSC meeting on election security are leaving White House now. The meeting was set to start at 3 pm. If it started as scheduled, the president's meeting on election security was less than 30 minutes.
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the teacher of the year was awarded today at the white house but you wouldnt have seen her comments wh didnt a
The ‘Teacher of the Year’ was awarded today at the White House, but you wouldn’t have seen her comments. WH didn’t allow coverage of her speech. She tells that she handed letters from her refugee students. Read here: https://t.co/WF68uXX7lH
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many republicans privately wincing at president s response and his failure to call out white supremacists sen
Many Republicans privately wincing at president's response and his failure to call out white supremacists. Sen. Gardner did it out loud. https://t.co/ShxY9IaGFJ
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four startling words to chew on the people would revolt that s how replied when asked about impeachment i m no
Four startling words to chew on: "The people would revolt." That's how @realDonaldTrump replied when asked about impeachment: "I'm not concerned, no. I think that the people would revolt if that happened," he told @jeffmason1, @steveholland1 & @robertarampton in an interview.
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the magic number 51 that s how many votes the next supreme court justice can be confirmed with rather than 60
The magic number: 51. That's how many votes the next Supreme Court justice can be confirmed with, rather than 60, under rules adopted last year by Senate Republican majority. Incredibly key now.
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