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(Reuters) – U.S. Attorney General William Barr is considering resigning over President Donald Trump’s tweets about Justice Department investigations, a source familiar with the situation told Reuters, while the department said he was not leaving. “The Attorney General has no plans to resign,” Justice Department spokeswoman Kerri Kupec said in a post on Twitter late
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg attends a campaign event at Buffalo Soldiers national museum in Houston, Texas, U.S. February 13, 2020. REUTERS/Go Nakamura/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contender Michael Bloomberg will sell Bloomberg LP, the financial information company that made him a billionaire, if he is elected to the White House
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr arrives prior to U.S. President Donald Trump’s statement about his acquittal on impeachment charges by the U.S. Senate in the East Room of the White House in Washington, U.S., February 6, 2020. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts WASHINGTON (Reuters) – More than 1,000 former U.S. Justice Department officials on Sunday called
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two U.S. Democratic presidential candidates said on Sunday they would welcome the chance to square off against billionaire Michael Bloomberg if he qualifies for the next debate in Nevada. Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg speaks during a campaign event at the Bessie Smith Cultural Center in Chattanooga, Tennessee, U.S. February 12, 2020.
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Democratic 2020 U.S. presidential candidate and former U.S. vice president Joe Biden attends a campaign event in Las Vegas, Nevada, U.S., February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Eric Thayer WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Former U.S. Vice President Joe Biden on Saturday criticized the conduct of online supporters of Senator Bernie Sanders, saying his rival for the Democratic nomination for
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Attorney William Barr has tapped the top federal prosecutor in St. Louis to review the Justice Department’s politically-charged case against President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn, a department official said on Friday. FILE PHOTO: Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn departs after his sentencing was delayed at
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MUNICH (Reuters) – Online content should be regulated with a system somewhere between the existing rules used for the telecoms and media industries, Facebook (FB.O) CEO Mark Zuckerberg told global leaders and security chiefs on Saturday. Facebook Chairman and CEO Mark Zuckerberg attends the annual Munich Security Conference in Germany, February 15, 2020. REUTERS/Andreas Gebert
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MANILA (Reuters) – Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said on Saturday that Donald Trump deserved to be re-elected, praising the U.S. president’s reaction to his decision to end a decades-old military agreement with the United States. FILE PHOTO: U.S. President Donald J. Trump (L) shakes hands with Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte (R) before the opening ceremony
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WASHINGTON/NEW YORK (Reuters) – U.S. Democratic presidential candidates took aim on Thursday at a rival whose name has not yet appeared on the ballot in the early voting states but whose television ads have blanketed the airwaves: billionaire former New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg. Former Vice President Joe Biden and Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts,
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FILE PHOTO: Roger Stone, former campaign adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, arrives for the continuation of his criminal trial on charges of lying to Congress, obstructing justice and witness tampering at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2019. REUTERS/Yara Nardi/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal judge has rejected a request by
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Democrats vying for the right to challenge U.S. President Donald Trump turned their focus to Nevada and South Carolina after Bernie Sanders solidified his front-runner status with a narrow victory in New Hampshire, with Pete Buttigieg close behind him. While Sanders, a U.S. senator from neighboring Vermont, and Buttigieg, a former
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(Reuters) – Andrew Yang, an entrepreneur whose unlikely White House bid evolved into a serious campaign thanks to grassroots enthusiasm, pulled out of the Democratic presidential race on Tuesday after New Hampshire delivered him a second straight poor showing. Yang, 45, who ran for president despite having no political background, surprised many observers by qualifying
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KEENE/NASHUA, N.H. (Reuters) – A day before New Hampshire votes in its Democratic presidential primary, Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg sought on Monday to build on their strength as front-runners in an up-for-grabs race as an energized Senator Amy Klobuchar gained ground. Buttigieg and Sanders, who emerged first and second in delegates in the opening
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NASHUA/PLYMOUTH, N.H. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential contenders Bernie Sanders and Pete Buttigieg traded jabs over money and message on Sunday, two days before New Hampshire voters pick their choice to take on Republican President Donald Trump in November. The rivals, who emerged from last week’s Iowa caucuses essentially tied, offer stark alternatives for the top
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MANCHESTER, N.H. (Reuters) – Democrats scrambled to gain an edge with voters on Saturday on the last weekend before the party’s next presidential nominating contest in New Hampshire, where Pete Buttigieg began drawing fire as the candidate on the rise. The problems that plagued the Iowa caucuses overshadowed any victory bump before New Hampshire’s contest
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