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Trump criticizes rush to condemn Saudi Arabia over Khashoggi

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump Tuesday criticized rapidly mounting global condemnation of Saudi Arabia over the mystery of missing journalist Jamal Khashoggi, warning of a rush to judgment and echoing the Saudis’ request for patience. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump compared the case of Khashoggi, who Turkish officials have said was…

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Nancy Pelosi: I'm confident Democrats will retake the House

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FILE – In a Thursday, Sept. 6, 2018 file photo, House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks during her weekly news conference on Capitol Hill, in Washington. House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi said Tuesday, Oct. 16, 2018 she’s confident Democrats will retake the House in next month’s midterm elections.(AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana, File) More BOSTON…

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Trump’s ‘Horseface’ Tweet, and Other Times He Has Attacked Women

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Advertisement Supported by Trump’s ‘Horseface’ Tweet, and Other Times He Has Attacked Women President Trump has a history of attacking women by mocking their bodily functions, demeaning their looks or comparing them to animals. ImagePresident Trump’s latest attack on a woman landed in the final days of a congressional election cycle in which Republican candidates…

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Trump says it’s not his fault if Republicans lose the House

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President Trump said Tuesday that it’s not his fault if Republicans lose control of the House in this year’s midterms, weeks after he told supporters to “pretend I’m on the ballot” in November. Trump made the comments in a wide-ranging interview with the Associated Press. “I don’t believe anybody has ever had this kind of…

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Trump seems eager to contain, not confront, fallout from journalist’s disappearance

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Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman did most of the talking as he received Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Tuesday for what the White House had billed as a hard-nosed effort to get answers in the case of missing Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. But neither the prince nor Pompeo said anything about the grave…

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Trump says former lawyer Cohen's testimony was 'totally false': AP

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Tuesday that his former attorney Michael Cohen was lying when he testified Trump had directed him to break the law, the Associated Press reported. Lawyer Michael Cohen enters Trump Tower in Manhattan, New York City, U.S., December 16, 2016. REUTERS/Andrew Kelly Cohen testified in August that…

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‘We’re getting our asses kicked’: Republicans massively out-raised in election homestretch

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The financial picture is even worse for the GOP in open districts, where House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and Democrats lead Republicans in both fundraising and cash on hand in two-dozen contested seats. | Carolyn Kaster, File/AP Photo Elections Ninety-two Democratic challengers outraised GOP House incumbents in the third quarter, while 33 Republicans trail in…

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Trump says allegations against Saudis are example of “guilty until proven innocent”

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President Trump compared allegations that the Saudi government authorized the killing of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi to accusations of sexual misconduct against Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh. “I think we have to find out what happened first,” he said in an interview with the Associated Press Tuesday about Khashoggi’s disappearance in the Saudi consulate…

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On rape scandal, Team Murphy cannot investigate itself | Moran

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Gov. Phil Murphy concedes, at least, that he and his people terribly mishandled the complaint from Katie Brennan, a young woman who charges that a senior official in the administration who stepped down on Oct. 2 tried to rape her during the campaign. That admission is a start. But it’s tough to have much confidence in…

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Trump compares condemnation of Saudi Arabia to Kavanaugh allegations: 'Here we go again'

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“I think we have to find out what happened first,” he said. “Here we go again with, you know, you’re guilty until proven innocent. I don’t like that. We just went through that with Justice Kavanaugh and he was innocent all the way as far as I’m concerned.”

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