Trump on Twitter (Sept 21) - Kavanaugh, ...

Trump on Twitter (Sept 21) - Kavanaugh, FBI, Feinstein


The following statements were posted to the verified personal Twitter account of U.S. President Donald Trump (@realDonaldTrump)

Senate candidates Cruz, O'Rourke square off in fractious debate

U.S. Senator Ted Cruz, trying furiously to beat back a high-profile challenge from Democratic rival Beto O'Rourke, repeatedly accused his opponent of being out of step with the Texas electorate as the two candidates faced off in a debate just six weeks before critical congressional elections.

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Republicans set Monday vote on Kavanaugh if no deal for hearing

U.S. Senate Republicans threatened to go ahead with a Senate panel vote on President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday unless a deal could be reached on Friday with the woman accusing him of sexual assault on how and when she will testify.

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U.S. official in Russia probe suggested taping Trump: media reports

The U.S. official who oversees the federal investigation into Russia's role in the 2016 U.S. election suggested secretly recording President Donald Trump last year and recruiting Cabinet members to invoke a constitutional amendment to remove him from the White House, the New York Times reported on Friday.

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PayPal ends business dealings with Alex Jones's Infowars

Payments processor PayPal Holdings Inc said on Friday it decided to end its business relationship with popular U.S. conspiracy theorist Alex Jones's Infowars website after finding instances of hate speech and discriminatory content on the site.

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Trump vows to get rid of 'lingering stench' at Justice Department

President Donald Trump told a rally on Friday that there was a "lingering stench" about what was being exposed at the U.S. Justice Department and promised he was going to get rid of that just as his administration had gotten rid of bad people at the FBI.

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Senate panel to vote on Kavanaugh on Monday unless deal reached with accuser

The U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee will hold a vote on confirmation of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh on Monday if no deal was reached by 10 p.m. EDT Friday (0200 GMT Saturday) on how Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Kavanaugh of sexual assault, would testify, the panel's chairman said.

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Head of U.S. immigration judges' union denounces Trump quota plan

The Trump administration's plan to impose a quota system on U.S. immigration judges represents a "new and dark era," the head of the judges' union said on Friday.

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Commerce Secretary Ross can be deposed in lawsuit over census: judge

U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross must sit for questioning by lawyers for states that are suing the Trump administration over a planned question in the 2020 census that would ask respondents whether they are U.S. citizens, a federal judge ruled Friday.

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Conservatives warn of Republican complacency ahead of U.S. election

Conservative candidates sounded alarms to their evangelical supporters on Friday about voter complacency that could allow a Democratic takeover of Congress and an undermining of President Donald Trump's agenda.

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Democrats' enthusiasm to blunt Trump soars for congressional election: Reuters/Ipsos poll

Carol Donovan became convinced 2018 could be a good year for Democrats in Dallas County, Texas, when so many enthusiasts jammed into the party's annual fish fry fundraiser last October that they ran out of catfish.

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Senate panel wants Kavanaugh hearing terms worked out Friday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has given Christine Blasey Ford's lawyers until the end of Friday to agree on terms for her to testify about her sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, Politico reported, citing a Republican senator.

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Factbox: Kavanaugh's Supreme Court bid hinges on handful of senators

President Donald Trump's nomination of Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court is before a Senate committee that is struggling to advance it after a woman alleged Kavanaugh sexually assaulted her when they were in high school in 1982.

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Still work to do before second Trump-Kim summit: Pompeo

The United States is working to set up a second summit between President Donald Trump and North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, but there is still work to do "to make sure conditions are right," U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Friday.

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Senate Republicans to propose Wednesday hearing for Kavanaugh, accuser: CNN

Senate Republicans are likely to propose moving a committee hearing on sexual assault allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh to Wednesday, CNN reported, citing two sources familiar with the negotiations.

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Trump delays release of Russia probe documents

U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said documents from the federal Russia probe would not immediately be released, just days after he ordered them to be made public, citing concerns by the U.S. Justice Department that doing so could harm the investigation.

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Trump says Supreme Court nominee Kavanaugh is 'under assault'

U.S. President Donald Trump said on Friday that his Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh was "under assault" by radical leftist politicians, appearing to grow impatient with the delay of his appointee's confirmation proceedings.

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U.S. Justice Department may delay meeting on possible social media bias: source

The Justice Department is considering delaying a meeting with state attorneys general planned for next week to discuss concerns about conservative voices being stifled on social media, according to a person familiar with the discussions.

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At U.N. podium, Trump to tout protecting U.S. sovereignty

Since U.S. President Donald Trump made his debut at the United Nations a year ago pushing an "America First" policy, he has quit the Iran nuclear deal, the U.N. Human Rights Council and lashed out at some of the closest allies of the United States.

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Google defends Gmail data sharing, gives few details on violations

Alphabet Inc's Google gave details about its policies for third-party Gmail add-ons but stopped short of fully addressing questions from U.S. senators about developers who break its email-scanning rules.

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