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The president provided no support for his assertion that China "almost immediately" began complying with terms of the tariff agreement he announced Friday.
The chairman of the House Intel committee, who is leading the impeachment inquiry, couldn't be more different than his prey.
It comes as he has faces criticism from Democratic rivals for his dependence on traditional high-dollar fundraising events.
"It's not the business of foreign countries, any foreign countries, to be interfering in our elections," Cruz said.
"I am, I believe, the only candidate who's gonna say to the ruling class of this country ... enough with your greed, " Sanders said.
Biden's attorney wrote that Hunter "never anticipated the barrage of false charges against both him and his father by the president of the United States."
There are a few numbers inside the latest NBC News/WSJ poll that reveal how important the next few weeks of news could be in the impeachment story.
Trump carried New Jersey's 2nd congressional district over Hillary Clinton in 2016.
Maj. Mathew L. Golsteyn, a decorated Green Beret, is facing court-martial in the killing of an Afghan man he suspected of being a Taliban bomb maker.
"People need to have the opportunity to see and hear from the candidate, and I think he hasn't done enough on outreach," one activist said.
Trump said McAleenan "has done an outstanding job."
The state's primary is on Saturday and the incumbent is facing two GOP challengers who have tied themselves to the president.
Lutsenko is the Ukrainian official who prosecutors say urged 2 Giuliani associates to push for the ouster of Marie Yovanovitch, the former U.S. ambassador.
Critics called the presidential candidate's comments "un-American," "unconstitutional," "bigoted nonsense."
Under the agreement, the U.S. will no longer go forward with a planned tariff increase on Oct. 15 on $250 billion worth of Chinese imports.
The president ordered that money for Pentagon construction projects would be used instead for the barrier on Mexico's border.
Sullivan, the deputy secretary of state, would replace Jon Huntsman, who submitted his resignation in August.
The president is campaigning in the state ahead of Saturday's election.
The moment comes as Warren's support in national and state polling has been trending upward.
In a 2018 letter shared by Prince's estate, the Trump campaign agreed to refrain from using Prince's music at any campaign events.
A federal appeals court on Friday upheld a subpoena from House Democrats seeking President Donald Trump's financial records from his accounting firm.
It had been unclear right up until the ousted ambassador arrived whether she would appear for her testimony, because she still works for the State Department.
"Notwithstanding the State Department's current direction to not testify, Ambassador Sondland will honor the Committees' subpoena," his attorneys said.
Analysis: Whites with racial resentment and African Americans form the core of the former vice president's support. That could be his greatest strength — or his undoing.