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Category Archives: Politics

Bloomberg: His news reporters need to accept restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization need to accept restrictions with their paycheck, including the ban on investigating their boss. Bloomberg, billionaire founder of Bloomberg News, was asked in a CBS News interview about rules put in place when he announced his candidacy: The organization’s reporters…

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A reason Democrats won’t wait: Trump cases tied up in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the impeachment of President Donald Trump and that they instead could be enlisting the courts to try to help procure the testimony of key figures in Trump’s effort to get Ukraine to investigate political rival Joe Biden. But that might take…

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Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl Harbor identified

HONOLULU (AP) — A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking his own life at Pearl Harbor just days before thousands were scheduled to gather at the storied military base to mark the 78th anniversary of the Japanese bombing that launched the U.S. into World War II. Rear Adm. Robert Chadwick,…

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House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, Speaker Nancy Pelosi announced Thursday. ’’Our democracy is what is at stake,” Pelosi said somberly. “The president leaves us no choice but to act.” Pelosi delivered the historic announcement in solemn tones, drawing on the Constitution and…

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Democrats Push Impeachment to Next Phase with Dec. 4 Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee is set to take over the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump, Democrats announced Tuesday, scheduling a hearing for next week as they push closer to a possible vote on actual charges of “high crimes and misdemeanors.” The Judiciary panel scheduled the hearing as the separate Intelligence Committee released…

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Supreme Court shields Trump’s financial records for now

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is shielding President Donald Trump’s financial records from House Democrats for now. The delay announced late Monday allows the justices to decide how to handle the House subpoena and a similar demand from the Manhattan district attorney at the same time. The House’s quest for the records is not…

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Federal judge: McGahn must comply with House subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge on Monday ordered former White House counsel Donald McGahn to appear before Congress in a setback to President Donald Trump’s effort to keep his top aides from testifying. The outcome could lead to renewed efforts by House Democrats to compel testimony from other high-ranking officials, including former national security…

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Esper says Trump ordered him to stop SEAL review board

WASHINGTON (AP) — Defense Secretary Mark Esper declared on Monday that President Donald Trump ordered him to stop a disciplinary review of a Navy SEAL accused of battlefield misconduct, an intervention that raised questions about America’s commitment to international standards for battlefield ethics. Esper, who initially favored allowing the Navy to proceed with a peer-review…

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STATE & LOCAL POLITICS

Orange County Mayor Jerry Demings Brings Transportation Conversation to Apopka

APOPKA, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange County Jerry Demings hosted another Transportation Town Hall Meeting…

Supervisor Daisy Morales Takes Students on Educational Tour of Orlando Water Treatment Facility

ORLANDO, Fla. (FNN NEWS) - Orange Soil & Water Conservation District Supervisor Daisy Morales treated…

Mayor Demings Announces the Selection of the Chief Innovation & Emerging Technology Officer

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. – Mayor Jerry L. Demings is pleased to announce the selection of…

Governor Ron DeSantis Issues Two Executive Orders, Expands Early Voting in Bay and Gulf Counties

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. – Today, Governor Ron DeSantis signed Executive Order 19-261 extending the State of…

National Politics

Bloomberg: His news reporters need to accept restrictions

NEW YORK (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg says employees at his news organization…

A reason Democrats won’t wait: Trump cases tied up in court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Legal scholar Jonathan Turley told House Democrats that they are rushing the…

Sailor who killed 2 and himself at Pearl Harbor identified

HONOLULU (AP) — A Navy sailor shot three civilians, killing two of them, before taking…

House will draft Trump impeachment articles, Pelosi says

WASHINGTON (AP) — The U.S. House is pressing forward to draft articles of impeachment against…