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$400 million contract for Trump’s border wall handed to Republican donor who promoted firm on Fox Ne
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$400 million contract for Trump’s border wall handed to Republican donor who promoted firm on Fox Ne

 A construction company owned by a Republican donor has been given a $400m (£308.5m) contract to build sections of Donald Trump’s border wall  The Department of Defence has announced Fisher Sand and Gravel Co, from North Dakota, will build new

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CNN host calls out Republican over debunked Trump Ukraine conspiracy theory on live TV
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CNN host calls out Republican over debunked Trump Ukraine conspiracy theory on live TV

 CNN’s Chris Cuomo fact-checked a Republican congressman on live TV for pushing a debunked conspiracy theory spread by Donald Trump  Representative Randy Weber was called out for suggesting CrowdStrike, a cybersecurity firm that features in Mr Trump’s claims about Ukraine,

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Texas Republicans accidentally email their draft 2020 strategy to Democrats
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Texas Republicans accidentally email their draft 2020 strategy to Democrats

 A document with the Texas Republican Party’s strategy for the 2020 election was emailed to Democrats, showing a plan over the next 12 months to push back on the narrative that the GOP lacks diversity and counteract Donald Trump’s potential negative

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Trump’s antics leaving Republicans ‘disgusted and exhausted’, says former GOP congressman
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Trump’s antics leaving Republicans ‘disgusted and exhausted’, says former GOP congressman

 A former Republican congressman said he would “probably vote to impeach” Donald Trump if he were still serving in the US House of Representatives while suggesting the president’s scandals are “infuriating” current GOP House members  Charlie Dent, a frequent critic

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Democrats can’t beat Trump, says America’s first black billionaire
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Democrats can’t beat Trump, says America’s first black billionaire

 America’s first black billionaire and founder of the BET television network doesn’t believe any of the current Democratic challengers are capable of defeating Donald Trump in 2020  Bob Johnson told CNBC that the president “has always been at a position” where

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90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l
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90,000 US citizens with criminal records set to have voting rights restored as New Jersey approves l

 A measure that would restore the right to vote to nearly 90,000 American citizens in New Jersey could soon become law, after the state approved the measure in a party-line vote  The bill, which Democrats managed to pass, is the

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Republican senator backtracks after repeating Trump’s debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory
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Republican senator backtracks after repeating Trump’s debunked Ukraine conspiracy theory

 A Republican senator who claimed that Russia may not have meddled in the 2016 US election has admitted that he is wrong, just days after peddling the conspiracy that Ukraine was the true culprit  Senator John Kennedy, of Mississippi, backtracked

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Trump erupts over ‘human scum’ impeachment investigators in rambling series of false and misleading
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Trump erupts over ‘human scum’ impeachment investigators in rambling series of false and misleading

 Donald Trump has erupted over the ongoing impeachment inquiry in a series of false and misleading tweets in which he accused investigators of being “human scum”  “Corrupt politician Adam Schiff’s lies are growing by the day,” the US president tweeted on

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Brazil prison riot kills 52, many decapitated, as rival gangs clash
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Brazil prison riot kills 52, many decapitated, as rival gangs clash

 SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO (Reuters) – A bloody clash between two prison gangs on Monday left at least 52 inmates dead, 16 of them decapitated, in the northern state of Para, the latest deadly prison clash this year as Brazil’s

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