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June 27, 2020 - 12:44 pm
BY: KATE PASTOR, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump further fueled speculation Saturday morning that he plans to pardon longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone. After a judge on Friday gave Stone a surrender date of July 14 -- he had sought to report to the Georgia prison on Sept. 3...
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June 26, 2020 - 1:04 pm
By KELSEY WALSH, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Millennial real estate investor Madison Cawthorn said, "You know we kept all politics local. We weren’t focused on D.C. Insiders," when asked about how he achieved his recent primary victory on ABC’s The View on Friday morning. "Our message of faith, family,...
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June 26, 2020 - 11:31 am
By DANIELLE LONG, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Michelle Obama wants everyone to get out and vote. And for those who don't think it's important, she's got a super-relatable and logical explanation as to why it is. During an interview for Harper's Bazaar with television producer and writer extraordinaire...
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June 26, 2020 - 8:15 am
By CHEYENNE HASLETT, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Former chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff Joseph Dunford is the leading candidate to be named chair of the Congressional Oversight Commission, two sources familiar with the commission confirmed. The decision, which is not yet final, comes more than...
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June 26, 2020 - 7:04 am
By DEVIN DWYER, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In the midst of a pandemic and without an alternative health plan of its own, the Trump administration formally called on the U.S. Supreme Court to completely strike down the Affordable Care Act. The administration makes the case in a legal brief filed...
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June 26, 2020 - 6:46 am
By ALISA WIERSEMA and JOHN PARKINSON, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives is laying the groundwork for a potentially historic vote Friday that aims to grant the District of Columbia statehood, as Democrats say the district’s more than 700,000 citizens have been “disenfranchised”...
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June 26, 2020 - 6:43 am
By MOLLY NAGLE, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In one of his sharpest rebukes of President Donald Trump to date, former Vice President Joe Biden lambasted the president's handling of the coronavirus pandemic, comparing Trump to a whining child. "(Trump's) like a child who can't believe this has happened...
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June 26, 2020 - 6:41 am
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has said removing statues of Presidents Abraham Lincoln and Andrew Jackson in Washington, D.C., is "not gonna happen" while he's around -- but the delegate who represents the city in Congress is trying to do just that. Democratic Del...
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June 26, 2020 - 6:15 am
By KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Spiking cases of COVID-19 have shifted sentiments around the pandemic in recent weeks, with the nation growing more concerned about becoming infected, generally more reticent to engage in normal activities than just two weeks ago, and believing that the...
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June 26, 2020 - 5:36 am
By KENDALL KARSON, ABC News (NEW YORK) -- An overwhelming majority of Americans say they've worn a face mask in public in the last week, as the coronavirus pandemic persists and infections reach new highs in more than a dozen states, a new ABC News/Ipsos poll finds. Nearly nine in 10 Americans (89...
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