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House Democrats subpoena Energy Secretary Rick Perry

House Democrats have subpoenaed Energy Secretary Rick Perry as part of their impeachment investigation into President Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

Two Florida businessmen tied to Giuliani arrested on campaign finance violations

Lev Parnas and Igor Fruman were arrested on campaign finance violations resulting from a $325,000 donation to a political action committee supporting Trump’s re-election. House Democrats subpoenaed the men on Thursday.

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Amid possible primary, Trahan touts backing of Warren, pro-choice group

The dual endorsements come as Dan Koh, the former Boston City Hall aide who narrowly lost in last year’s Third Congressional District primary, is openly weighing a challenge of Lori Trahan in September.

Trump defends decision to abandon Kurds, saying ‘they didn’t help us in Normandy’

Speaking to reporters, the president said that while the stateless Kurds had fought alongside American troops, they had done so out of self-interest, “for their land.”

What happened and what’s next in the impeachment inquiry

The president of Ukraine says he will “happily” investigate whether Ukrainians interfered in the 2016 US elections. Plus, President Trump will hold a pair of campaign rallies.

Ukraine president: ‘No blackmail’ in conversation with Trump

Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskiy says there was “no blackmail” in the phone call with US President Donald Trump that helped spark an impeachment inquiry.

Hong Kong is on fire, Iran is lurching toward war, but 2020 Democrats avoid foreign policy talk

Foreign policy rarely dominates presidential primaries, and although it has played an important role in recent contests, it has been notable absent from the 2020 candidates’ public conversations.

Bernie Sanders leaves Las Vegas hospital after treatment for heart attack

The Democratic presidential candidate had two stents placed in a blocked artery earlier this week.