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The Iowa caucuses look like a hot mess

The Iowa caucuses look like a hot mess

First things first: The theme song of the week is Murder, She Wrote. Poll of the week: A new Monmouth University poll of likely Iowa caucusgoers voters finds a close race with former Vice President Joe Biden at 24%, Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders at 18%, former South Bend, Indiana Mayor Pete Buttigieg at 17% and…MORE

Trump recounts minute-by-minute details of Soleimani strike to donors at Mar-a-Lago

Trump recounts minute-by-minute details of Soleimani strike to donors at Mar-a-Lago

President Trump recounted minute-by-minute details of the US strike that killed Iran’s top military commander during remarks to high-dollar Republican donors at his South Florida estate, according to audio obtained by CNN. Trump, speaking at a GOP fundraising dinner Friday evening, offered new details about the strike that killed Gen. Qasem Soleimani, which exacerbated tensions…MORE

Lev Parnas: Trump would’ve traded an endorsement for political dirt from Ukraine’s ex-president Poroshenko

Lev Parnas: Trump would’ve traded an endorsement for political dirt from Ukraine’s ex-president Poroshenko

President Donald Trump’s efforts to pressure the Ukrainian government included an attempted quid-pro-quo with then-Ukrainian President Petro Poroshenko, according to Lev Parnas, the indicted businessman who is a central figure in the impeachment scandal. Revealing what he claims is a previously undisclosed meeting, Parnas told CNN’s Anderson Cooper that he met Poroshenko in early 2019,…MORE