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What Democrats want from special counsel Robert Mueller’s testimony – Vox.com

Monday, July 22, 2019

Top Democrats have revealed how they plan to interview special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before the House Judiciary and Intelligence Committees this week. Their ultimate goal: To make Mueller’s 448-page report on Donald Trump’s ties with Russia and potential obstruction of justice vivid and interesting to the American people. House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday on Face the Nation that doing so is important because most…

Stephen Miller defends Trump’s attacks on Rep. Omar – The Washington Post

Monday, July 22, 2019

Cat Zakrzewski Felicia Sonmez July 21 at 3:34 PM A week after his racist tweets about four minority congresswomen, President Trump’s aides on Sunday defended his behavior, even as top Democrats sharply criticized him and pushed for greater accountability. Stephen Miller, a White House senior adviser, had a heated back-and-forth with “Fox News Sunday” host Chris Wallace over the president’s tweets as well as a North Carolina Trump rally where…

Watch Fox’s Wallace Challenge Stephen Miller on “Send Her Back” Chant – Slate Magazine

Monday, July 22, 2019

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U.S. says Venezuelan plane aggressively shadowed a U.S. military aircraft – Reuters

Monday, July 22, 2019

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. military on Sunday accused a Venezuelan fighter aircraft of “aggressively” shadowing a U.S. Navy EP-3 Aries II plane over international airspace, a fresh sign of growing hostility between the two countries. The encounter between the two planes occurred on Friday, the same day that the Trump administration announced it was imposing sanctions on four top officials in Venezuela’s military counterintelligence agency. In a statement issued…

Puerto Rico governor struggles to stay in office amid firestorm over leak of vulgar chat room talk – ABC News

Monday, July 22, 2019

The embattled governor of Puerto Rico Ricardo Rossello has announced that he will not seek reelection in November 2020 but will not resign. Rossello will step down as the president of the New Progressive Party. He said he will serve out his term as governor and allow for his successor to be democratically elected. “Apologizing is not enough,” Rossello said in the Facebook Live announcement, adding that he is prepared…

US military says Venezuela fighter jet made an ‘unsafe’ approach to US aircraft – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Audio captures dramatic moments before Iran seizes British tanker – New York Post

Sunday, July 21, 2019

​An audio recording released Sunday captured the dramatic moments as a British naval officer warned Iranian military forces against seizing a UK-flagged oil tanker in the Strait of Hormuz, an incident that further roiled ​tense relations between Europe, the US and the Islamic Republic. An officer with Iranian Revolutionary Guard told the Stena Impero tanker that “If you obey, you’ll be safe” and demanded it change course​ last Friday​, according…

Hong Kong Demonstrators Return To Streets To Protest Police Tactics – NPR

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Protesters take part in a march on a street in Hong Kong on Sunday. Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched from a public park to call for an independent investigation into police tactics. Vincent Yu/AP hide caption toggle caption Vincent Yu/AP Protesters take part in a march on a street in Hong Kong on Sunday. Thousands of Hong Kong protesters marched from a public park to call for an independent…

Georgia man denies telling black female lawmaker to ‘go back where you came from’ – Fox News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Video Fox News Flash top headlines for July 20 Fox News Flash top headlines for July 20 are here. Check out what’s clicking on Foxnews.com A man confronted a black Georgia state lawmaker in front of reporters Saturday and forcefully denied her accusation that he told her to “go back where you came from” during an argument in a supermarket checkout lane a day earlier — and the lawmaker later walked back her…

Katie Porter isn’t part of ‘The Squad.’ But the freshman House Democrat is stirring up trouble for Trump – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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‘Alter your course,’ Iranians warned before seizing UK-flagged ship – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of ‘lying’ about rally crowd’s ‘Send her back!’ chant – Fox News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Video Lara Trump says progressive ‘Squad’ members do not represent American women, previews Democratic debate Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley have very extreme ideas and constantly dump on our country, says Trump 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump. Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was planned, instead of…

‘Alter your course,’ Iranians warned before seizing UK-flagged ship – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of ‘lying’ about rally crowd’s ‘Send her back!’ chant – Fox News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Video Lara Trump says progressive ‘Squad’ members do not represent American women, previews Democratic debate Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley have very extreme ideas and constantly dump on our country, says Trump 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump. Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was planned, instead of…

‘Alter your course,’ Iranians warned before seizing UK-flagged ship – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Lara Trump lashes out after CNN host accuses her of ‘lying’ about rally crowd’s ‘Send her back!’ chant – Fox News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Video Lara Trump says progressive ‘Squad’ members do not represent American women, previews Democratic debate Congresswomen Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ilhan Omar, Rashida Tlaib and Ayanna Pressley have very extreme ideas and constantly dump on our country, says Trump 2020 campaign senior adviser Lara Trump. Lara Trump fired back Saturday against critics who’ve asserted that the “Send her back!” chant at President Trump’s recent rally in North Carolina was planned, instead of…

Severe storms cut power to 365000 amid sweltering heat – UPI News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

July 20 (UPI) – Following the derecho that produced hurricane-force wind gusts in South Dakota and southern Minnesota on Saturday morning, new incidents of damaging winds and flooding are developing across the midwestern United States. A line of severe thunderstorms produced a continuous path of wind damage and gusts over 60 mph from South Dakota and eastward along the border of Iowa and Minnesota from the early morning to the…

Philip Hammond plans to quit if Johnson becomes PM – BBC News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Media captionPhilip Hammond: ‘All the polling suggest Boris Johnson will win… and I am making my plans accordingly’ Philip Hammond has told the BBC he intends to resign as chancellor if Boris Johnson becomes the UK’s next PM. He said a no-deal Brexit, something Mr Johnson has left open as an option, was “not something I could ever sign up to”. Asked if he thought he would be sacked next…

Katie Porter isn’t part of ‘The Squad.’ But the freshman House Democrat is stirring up trouble for Trump – CNN

Sunday, July 21, 2019

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Iran tanker seizure: Radio exchanges reveal Iran-UK confrontation – BBC News

Sunday, July 21, 2019

Media captionA Royal Navy frigate can be heard warning Iranian armed forces, before the oil tanker is seized A recording has emerged of radio exchanges between a Royal Navy frigate and Iranian armed forces vessels, moments before a UK-flagged oil tanker was seized in the Gulf on Friday. In the recording, an Iranian vessel tells HMS Montrose it wants to inspect the Stena Impero for security reasons. Defence minister Tobias…