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The Biden campaign intensifies its criticism of Facebook

The Biden campaign intensifies its criticism of Facebook

The Biden campaign ramped up its criticism of Facebook in a second letter to the social media giant, calling for the platform to reject another false anti-Joe Biden ad. In Thursday’s letter, Biden campaign manager Greg Schultz blasted Facebook for what he called a “deeply flawed” policy, saying it gives “blanket permission” for candidates to…MORE

Republican congressman open to impeaching Trump announces retirement

Republican congressman open to impeaching Trump announces retirement

Florida Republican Rep. Francis Rooney said Saturday he would not run for reelection, after suggesting he could be open to impeaching President Donald Trump. “I’ve done what I came to do,” Rooney told Fox News. He said he ran for Congress to “get the money for the Everglades projects that had been languishing for many…MORE

READ: State Department investigation into email use related to Clinton server

READ: State Department investigation into email use related to Clinton server

An investigation by the State Department released on Friday said there was no “persuasive evidence” of widespread mishandling of classified information in the controversy surrounding Hillary Clinton’s use of a private email server while she was secretary of state. Read the report here: cnn.com/2019/10/18/politics/hillary-clinton-emails-chuck-grassley-investigation/index.htmlMORE

‘I am not a Russian spy’: Jill Stein slams Clinton’s accusations

‘I am not a Russian spy’: Jill Stein slams Clinton’s accusations

Former 2016 Green Party presidential candidate Jill Stein slammed Hillary Clinton’s accusations that she and 2020 Democratic candidate Tulsi Gabbard are Russian assets, calling Clinton’s comments a “wild and insulting theory.” “I am not a Russian spy,” Stein said Saturday on CNN’s “Smerconish.” “I think this is a completely unhinged conspiracy theory for which there…MORE

Francis Rooney is the rare House Republican open to impeaching Trump

Francis Rooney is the rare House Republican open to impeaching Trump

Rep. Francis Rooney is one of the few Republicans in the House of Representatives who seems open to the impeachment of President Donald Trump. Rooney, a member of the House Foreign Affairs Committee at the center of the inquiry, said Friday that he had not yet come to a conclusion on whether the President committed…MORE

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

Impeachment inquiry polling has stabilized. A majority of Americans are for it.

First things first: The theme song of the week is the closing credits to “Hercules.” Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll shows that 51% of voters nationwide approve of the House’s impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump. That compares with 45% who disapprove of it. The Quinnipiac poll is the latest that…MORE

What’s happened and what’s next for Trump’s impeachment inquiry

What’s happened and what’s next for Trump’s impeachment inquiry

A version of this story first appeared in CNN’s Impeachment Watch newsletter. To get it in your inbox, sign up for free here. There were plenty of revelations and declarations — and even a T-shirt — Friday related to the impeachment inquiry. Here’s the latest news: The latest CNN exclusive: Giuliani pushed the Trump administration…MORE

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