Democrats summon ex-White House lawyer McGahn
23 April 2019 | 11:25 am
House Democrats issued a subpoena to former White House Counsel Don McGahn, a key witness in Robert Mueller’s investigation, to testify before the Judiciary Committee in an early move by lawmakers to follow up on the special counsel’s findings.
15 Dec 2019
Although an immediate end to the coalition with Merkel's conservatives is off the table, the SPD must still decide which direction to take — and how far left it wants to go — after a series of brutal electoral losses.
14 Dec 2019
Two articles of impeachment against Trump are expected to be unveiled, according to several US media. They could signal an impeachment vote as early as next week.
11 Dec 2019
Too much or too little? Democrats in the US House of Representatives are drafting two articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. Less is more, they say, in the hopes of a swift vote that would send charges of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress to a trial and a vote by the Republican-controlled Senate before the first presidential primaries in January.
19 Dec 2019
Donald Trump likes a fight and he likes a show and Wednesday -- with impeachment voted right at the moment he was addressing a campaign rally hundreds of miles away in Michigan -- he got both things on steroids. "Through their depraved actions today, crazy Nancy Pelosi’s House Democrats have branded themselves with an eternal mark of shame," Trump said.
19 Dec 2019
"The question is now whether Senator McConnell will allow a fair trial in the Senate," says Chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Adam Schiff, following a historic vote in which the House of Representatives voted to impeach US President Donald Trump for abuse of power and obstruction of Congress.
23 Dec 2019
Democrats have clinched historic impeachment charges against US President Donald Trump. But they have a few reasons to delay the final trial in the Senate.
23 Jan 2020
As the US Senate moves forward on Trump's impeachment trial, Democrats have accused Republicans of trying to rush the proceedings with an "absurdly compressed" schedule that keeps witnesses from testifying.
3 Mar 2020
In Texas, candidates and youth-led organizations are focusing on engaging young Latino voters ahead of the Democratic primary. The Hispanic community makes up a third of the state's electorate, but voter turnout in the community is also notoriously low: since 1996, Pew data shows that most eligible Latinos have not cast ballots in US presidential elections. It's key for Democratic candidates to woo Latino voters on "Super Tuesday" on March 3, when some 15 states, including Texas, will go to the polls to decide who will face off against Donald Trump in the November presidential election.
8 Mar 2020
Democrats pull out the stops to woo California’s Hispanic voters
5 Aug 2020
Kevin Kühnert, the 31-year-old rising star of Germany's Social Democrats, plans to leave the party's junior wing and run for a Berlin seat in the German Bundestag next year. The chances are his ambitions don't end there.
8 Nov 2020
US House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she is "very proud" that congressional Democrats are set to retain their majority in the House of Representatives.
14 Nov 2020
Post-election discontent could cloud chances for a coronavirus relief package. Democrats have appealed to Republicans for a shift of attention to the worsening pandemic and a return to relief deal negotiations.
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Comedian Trevor Noah, host of "The Daily Show" on Comedy Central, on Thursday said he was going to leave the program after hosting it for seven years, indicating he wanted to dedicate more time to stand-up comedy.
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Brocéliande is the largest forest in the western French region of Brittany. Although it covers more than 11,000 hectares, it's best known for being home to the legend of King Arthur and the Knights of the Round Table. With its landscape of moors and deep valleys, the forest is more than a place for rambling.
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Nigeria is celebrating 62 years of independence from British colonial rule. In the 62 years since, it has had a mix of civilian and military leaders—14 individuals with different titles, political ideologies, and philosophies.
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As European leaders were warning of sabotage to the Nord Stream 1 and 2 pipelines, Poland and Norway inaugurated a new conduit that will reduce dependence on Russian gas. The move underscores the urgency of EU economies' search for new energy sources.
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The US president is planning to visit Florida after it was hit by what is feared to have been one of the deadliest hurricanes in the state's history. New warnings have been issued as the storm moves north.
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A video circulating on Twitter erroneously suggests that US military bomber jets were seen flying over eastern Germany earlier this week, feeding Russian allegations of US "sabotage" of the Nord Stream pipelines. We tell you more in this edition of Truth or Fake.