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Rosenstein expected to step down

February 19, 2019
Hallie Jackson | NBC News
The Deputy Attorney General will probably leave his position sometime in the next three weeks, or mid-March, according to DOJ officials.
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Bernie Sanders announces 2020 run

February 19, 2019
John Dickerson | CBS News
Vermont Sen. Bernie Sanders says he will run again for the Democratic nomination. In this extended conversation with "CBS This Morning" co-host John Dickerson, Sanders discusses taking another shot at the presidency and why he believes this campaign will succeed.
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Trump Delivers Blunt Warning to Venezuela Military Over Aid Impasse

February 19, 2019
Annie Karni, Nicholas Casey, Anatoly Kurmanaev | The New York Times
President Trump on Monday delivered his sharpest warning yet to Venezuela’s military authorities in an increasingly tense showdown over that country’s crisis, proclaiming they would “lose everything” by remaining loyal to President Nicolás Maduro and refusing to allow in emergency aid stockpiled on the border.
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Protesters across U.S. criticize Trump's national emergency declaration

February 19, 2019
Nancy Cordes | CBS News
Protests were held across the U.S. over the president's decision to declare a national emergency. The president's emergency declaration also became the target of a lawsuit filed by nearly a dozen states.
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Trump Considering Powell, Craft, Grenell, James for UN Job, Sources Say

February 19, 2019
Jennifer Jacobs | Bloomberg
President Donald Trump is considering four people to be his next UN ambassador: Goldman Sachs Group Inc. partner Dina Powell, the current ambassadors to Canada and Germany, Kelly Craft and Richard Grenell, and John James, a former Republican U.S. Senate candidate from Michigan, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Did Trump undercut his own argument to declare a national emergency?

February 16, 2019
Kelly O'Donnell | NBC News
President Donald Trump declared a national emergency on Friday to get funding for a border wall. But some wonder if he undercut his own argument by saying, “I didn’t need to do this.”
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Funding and Location of Wall Likely to Spark Conflicts

February 16, 2019
Nancy Youssef, Courtney McBride, Louise Radnofsky | The Wall Street Journal
President Trump’s proposal to move billions of dollars from military spending and drug interdiction to fund the construction of 234 miles of barriers on the southern border sets up two new conflicts: one over where the money is coming from, and one over where it might go.
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Trump Follows Familiar Playbook When Confronted by a Loss: Distract and Digress

February 16, 2019
Annie Karni | The New York Times
Standing in the Rose Garden on Friday morning, President Trump heaped praise on Rush Limbaugh, the right-wing radio show host, who earlier in the week gave his blessing to a bipartisan spending bill that did not include the money Mr. Trump had demanded for a wall.
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White House press secretary Sarah Sanders interviewed by special counsel Mueller's office

February 16, 2019
Kristen Welker, Dareh Gregorian, Geoff Bennett | NBC News
White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledged on Friday that she's been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office.
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