Ben Riley-Smith

Ben Riley-Smith


US Editor, The Daily Telegraph. Previously covering Westminster. Get in touch via ben.riley-smith@telegraph.co.uk or DMs.

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Pelosi updates on impeachment in 20 mins. Likely the moment the Dems finally abandon the ‘we’re just investigating haven’t decided to bring articles yet’ stance. Committee vote could be next week.

Pelosi likened Trump to a "king president". Said he was trying to corrupt the election. No details on which articles or when committee vote will be. But another moment of history.

This is shocking. The email read "we should hang these traitors where they stand".

Pelosi: "If we allow a president to be above the law we do so surely at the peril of our Republic. In America, no one is above the law"

New ad from a Cory Booker-backing PAC argues there’s only one Oxford graduate who should win the White House.

Falling between the news cracks yesterday was the world’s most harmful cyber group being unmasked in a joint UK-US sting. Included videos of alleged gang members doing doughnuts in Moscow and petting their pet lion cub.

These Joe Biden comments to Axios are v interesting. If his massive poll lead (12pts) converts into winning the nomination, the narrative may well be the ‘shift to the Left’ stuff was over-egged.

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HOW AGES VOTED (YouGov poll) 18-24: 75% Remain 25-49: 56% Remain 50-64: 44% Remain 65+: 39% Remain #EUref 

Number 10, Home Office and Foreign Office declining to comment on Trump ban impacting Brits. Uh oh.

*EXCLUSIVE* Iranian-linked terrorists were caught stashing three tonnes of bomb-making materials in London in 2015. It was just months after the Iran nuclear deal was secured. But MPs + the public have never been told. Summary thread below...

Labour fightback is being driven by women voters. Tories had double-digit lead among women. Now just 1pt.

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NEW: Ukraine embassy was asking about security assistance on July 25, Pentagon official Laura Cooper says. Says two emails on subject sent to her staff that day. Blow to GOP argument that Ukraine didn't know about hold.

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