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White House expected to ask Congress for coronavirus funds this week

White House expected to ask Congress for coronavirus funds this week

White House officials are expected to ask Congress for emergency funding this week to battle the coronavirus amid growing fears of a larger outbreak in the US, two officials familiar with the forthcoming request said. Government aides worked throughout the weekend on the supplemental request, which is still not final but could be sent to…MORE

Sanders leads Democratic field in new national poll

Sanders leads Democratic field in new national poll

A new national poll finds Sen. Bernie Sanders is well ahead of the field of Democratic presidential candidates as the party’s nominating process nears the fourth contest of this cycle. Sanders, a Vermont independent, stands at 28% among those likely to vote in the Democratic primary, according to a CBS News and YouGov poll released…MORE

US intelligence briefer appears to have overstated assessment of 2020 Russian interference

US intelligence briefer appears to have overstated assessment of 2020 Russian interference

The US intelligence community’s top election security official appears to have overstated the intelligence community’s formal assessment of Russian interference in the 2020 election, omitting important nuance during a briefing with lawmakers earlier this month, three national security officials told CNN. The official, Shelby Pierson, told lawmakers on the House Intelligence Committee that Russia is…MORE

Trump says no decision has been made on next intelligence chief

Trump says no decision has been made on next intelligence chief

President Donald Trump said Sunday that he has not yet decided who to nominate to be the next director of national intelligence. “We have four or five people that are great — very respected. In the meantime we have our ambassador to Germany who is a very smart person and he’s doing a very good…MORE

Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada caucuses vote

Buttigieg campaign alleges irregularities in Nevada caucuses vote

Pete Buttigieg‘s campaign sent a letter to the Nevada State Democratic Party on Sunday, alleging that there are “material irregularities pertaining to the process of integrating early votes into the in-person precinct caucus results” and asking the party to take three concrete steps to address the purported issues. The letter asked the state party to…MORE

Trump congratulates Sanders on ‘great win’ in Nevada

Trump congratulates Sanders on ‘great win’ in Nevada

President Donald Trump on Sunday congratulated Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders on “a great win” in the Nevada caucuses, saying he hopes the Democratic presidential candidate is “treated fairly” during the nominating process. “So I think it was a great win for Bernie Sanders. We’ll see how it all turns out. They’ve got a lot of…MORE

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