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Biden says he won't stand in the way of a possible Trump prosecution

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told NPR on Thursday that while he was unsure if it was "good for democracy," if elected he would not stand in the way of a hypothetical Justice Department prosecution of President Donald Trump for crimes committed in office.

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Joe Biden just gave an important answer about potentially prosecuting Trump

Presumptive Democratic presidential nominee Joe Biden told NPR on Thursday that while he was unsure if it was "good for democracy," if elected he would not stand in the way of a hypothetical Justice Department prosecution of President Donald Trump for crimes committed in office.

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'Dangerously bad': Coalition accuses Adam Schiff of throwing Dreamers under the bus

Rep. Adam Schiff worked behind the scenes to ensure the White House had expanded surveillance powers in Section 215 of the Patriot Act by selling out the civil rights of immigrants, a coalition of privacy groups alleged Wednesday.

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'They're playing with us': Anger mounts against GOP as $600 unemployment benefit lapses

Americans angry with inaction from Senate Republicans and President Donald Trump on extending $600 a week unemployment benefits are accusing the government of not living up to its responsibility to care for the public during the Covid-19 pandemic as the boost in aid expired Friday.

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Trump's vaccine chief picks his own former employer for $2.1 billion deal

The White House on Friday awarded a record-breaking $2.1 billion contract for development of a Covid-19 vaccine, raising questions about a former pharmaceutical executive's involvement in the administration's decision.

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'Kindergarten-level logic': Trump repeats false claim that rise in COVID-19 cases is result of more testing as cases surge across US

President Donald Trump on Saturday took to Twitter after a game of golf to proclaim the ongoing rise in Covid-19 cases around the U.S. is due to increased testing around the country and not, as health experts have repeatedly explained, because the disease is continuing to spiral out of control around the nation.

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Governor announces withdrawal of federal forces from Portland — but there's a catch

An immediate withdrawal of federal forces in Portland, Oregon appeared unlikely Wednesday even after Gov. Kate Brown, who called the officers "an occupying force," said they would leave the city on Thursday.

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'I'm starting to lose my temper': Rep. Jayapal unleashes on Bill Barr for ignoring right-wing extremists

A fiery exchange during Tuesday's House Judiciary Committee hearing between Rep. Pramila Jayapal and Attorney General William Barr over the Justice Department's differing responses to recent Black Lives Matter and armed right-wing protests earlier this year earned the Washington Democrat praise for taking on the nation's top law enforcement officer.

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'This whole house of cards is gonna collapse': GOP shutters Senate with US on verge of economic catastrophe

As Senate Republicans headed home for the weekend without extending unemployment insurance benefits or approving other economic relief programs that could help millions of Americans weather the ongoing financial catastrophe of the coronavirus pandemic, progressives and congressional Democrats warned that disaster is on the horizon.

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'What fascism looks like': Trump and Barr to deploy more federal agents to US cities

President Donald Trump and Attorney General William Barr announced Wednesday afternoon that the federal government is deploying U.S. Department of Homeland Security agents to Chicago and Albuquerque, New Mexico, claiming the move is a response to criminal unrest.

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