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On ‘The View’: ‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg says he wants to reach the ‘whole country’ in a long-shot bid for president

On ‘The View’: ‘Mayor Pete’ Buttigieg says he wants to reach the ‘whole country’ in a long-shot bid for president

ABC News(NEW YORK) — In the two months since he announced a presidential exploratory committee, Mayor Pete Buttigieg has risen to relative prominence in a crowded 2020 field by appealing to the “whole country,” beyond the liberal silos that Democrats tend to focus on in presidential races. “An election is supposed to be about our…

Trump remains defiant as he awaits Mueller report

Trump remains defiant as he awaits Mueller report

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Within minutes after word came on Friday that Robert Mueller’s report had been handed over to the Department of Justice, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said officials there had “not received or been briefed on the Special Counsel’s report ” that could prove critical to the future of Donald Trump’s…

Breaking News: Mueller Report Handed to DOJ

Breaking News: Mueller Report Handed to DOJ

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report has beenhanded to the Justice Department for Attorney General William Barr’s review. Congress has been notified of the transfer, a Justice Department spokeswoman just announced. This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Trump takes political offensive against Mueller report: ‘People will not stand for it’

Trump takes political offensive against Mueller report: ‘People will not stand for it’

Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While President Donald Trump’s lawyers are preparing a legal defense to what might be in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, Trump himself is already casting the fight in stark political terms, arguing unelected bureaucrats were trying to “make a determination on my presidency.” He’s now repeatedly gone on the offensive against…

Trump slams 2020 Democrats for skipping AIPAC: ‘They’re totally anti-Israel’

Trump slams 2020 Democrats for skipping AIPAC: ‘They’re totally anti-Israel’

Official White House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Friday again accused Democrats of being “anti-Israel” and “anti-Jewish,” in response to a question from a reporter on the growing number of the party’s presidential candidates skipping a conference put on by a prominent pro-Israel lobbying group. “The Democrats have very much…

Small dollars, slip-ups and sideshows: A weekly roundup on potential 2020 field

Small dollars, slip-ups and sideshows: A weekly roundup on potential 2020 field

ANNECORDON/iStock(WASHINGTON) — With everyone still waiting on former Vice President Joe Biden to decide if he’s running (and the added speculation that he might pick Stacey Abrams as his running mate), the field did see one more official entry this week.New York Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand transitioned her exploratory committee to a full-fledged campaign on Sunday…

White House rejects House Democrats’ request for Trump-Putin communications

White House rejects House Democrats’ request for Trump-Putin communications

Official Whte House Photo by Joyce N. Boghosian(WASHINGTON) — The White House rejected a request from Congressional Democrats for a slew of documents related to President Donald Trump’s phone calls and meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin.White House Counsel Pat Cipollone, in a letter sent Thursday to the chairmen of the House Oversight, Foreign Affairs,…

Trump remains defiant as he awaits Mueller report

Trump remains defiant as he awaits Mueller report

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Within minutes after word came on Friday that Robert Mueller’s report had been handed over to the Department of Justice, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said officials there had “not received or been briefed on the Special Counsel’s report ” that could prove critical to the future of Donald Trump’s…

Breaking News: Mueller Report Handed to DOJ

Breaking News: Mueller Report Handed to DOJ

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Special Counsel Robert’s Mueller report has beenhanded to the Justice Department for Attorney General William Barr’s review. Congress has been notified of the transfer, a Justice Department spokeswoman just announced. This is breaking news. Please check back for updates. Copyright © 2019, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Trump takes political offensive against Mueller report: ‘People will not stand for it’

Trump takes political offensive against Mueller report: ‘People will not stand for it’

Oliver Contreras-Pool/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — While President Donald Trump’s lawyers are preparing a legal defense to what might be in special counsel Robert Mueller’s report, Trump himself is already casting the fight in stark political terms, arguing unelected bureaucrats were trying to “make a determination on my presidency.” He’s now repeatedly gone on the offensive against…