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Trump’s allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

Trump’s allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

President Donald Trump’s allies are mounting a stiff defense of his declaration of a national emergency amid increasing signs that the biggest threat to his border wall now comes not from Congress, but the courts. One of the President’s top policy advisers, Stephen Miller, on Sunday indicated that Trump would cast the first veto of…MORE

Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena

Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena

A former director of Cambridge Analytica, who visited WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange after the 2016 US presidential election, was subpoenaed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s office and cooperated, according to her lawyer. Brittany Kaiser was a director at the controversial data company that worked for the Trump campaign and visited Assange in the Ecuadorian embassy…MORE

Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching in the week ahead, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Congressional show votes The shutdown showdown is over but don’t expect a new era of significant legislation passing Congress. Instead, lawmakers are focused on “political messaging votes,” New York Times reporter…MORE

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: ‘Medicare for all will take a while’

Ohio Democratic Sen. Sherrod Brown warned Sunday that an effort to establish “Medicare for all” would be protracted and difficult, breaking from other prospective presidential candidates. “I think ‘Medicare for all’ will take a while, and it’s difficult” Brown told CNN’s Dana Bash on “State of the Union.” Brown, who said he is considering running…MORE

Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through

Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through

Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said Sunday humanitarian aid “is going to get through” to Venezuela with or without the cooperation of Nicolas Maduro. “The aid is going to get through,” the Florida senator told CNN’s Ana Cabrera on “Newsroom.” “I think ultimately the question is whether it gets through in a way that he’s cooperative…MORE

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

Schiff: Trump ‘daring the courts’ to strike down national emergency

House Intelligence Committee Chairman Adam Schiff said Sunday the national emergency President Donald Trump announced is unconstitutional because he declared the emergency when “Congress explicitly rejected” the money for the wall on the southern border in the funding package. “This is the first time a president has tried to declare an emergency when Congress explicitly…MORE