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Trump and 2020 Democratic opponents will speak at criminal justice forum

Trump and 2020 Democratic opponents will speak at criminal justice forum

President Donald Trump will attend a criminal justice forum in South Carolina next week along with several of his 2020 Democratic challengers, the White House confirmed to CNN. The 2019 Second Step Presidential Justice Forum is also expected to be attended by former Vice President Joe Biden, South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg, Sen. Cory…MORE

Majority of Americans plan to participate in 2020 census, with some caveats

Majority of Americans plan to participate in 2020 census, with some caveats

More than four-in-five adults report they will definitely or probably participate in the 2020 Census, according to a new survey from the Pew Research Center. But there are a few demographic groups — mainly young people and minorities — who are hesitant to take part. In the last year, President Donald Trump and his administration…MORE

More refugee flights to the US are being canceled

More refugee flights to the US are being canceled

Flights for refugees who have been approved to come to the United States continue to be canceled, in some cases for the second time, CNN has learned. Last month, CNN reported that travel for refugees who were told they could come to the US was postponed, due to a moratorium on travel that extended through…MORE

Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he’s now for impeaching Trump

Former Republican Ohio Gov. John Kasich says he’s now for impeaching Trump

Former Ohio Gov. John Kasich said President Donald Trump should be impeached, a major switch for a former Republican presidential candidate who had previously said there was not enough evidence to impeach the President. Kasich, who’s a CNN senior political commentator, told CNN’s Ana Cabrera Friday the “final straw” for him was White House acting…MORE

Trump says whoever provided whistleblower information is ‘close to a spy’

Trump says whoever provided whistleblower information is ‘close to a spy’

President Donald Trump said Thursday that whoever provided the whistleblower with information about his call with the Ukrainian President is “close to a spy,” adding that in the old days spies were dealt with differently. The comments, first reported by The New York Times, were made to an audience of career foreign service officers who…MORE

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