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Trump challenges media and Democrats to debate his electoral fraud lie
Former president issues typically rambling statement and says public debate would be a TV ratings ‘bonanza’

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @11:53 PM

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Michael Cohen: prosecutors could ‘indict Trump tomorrow’ if they wanted
New York investigation of Trump Organization is one of a number of sources of legal jeopardy for the former president

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @5:01 PM

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Capitol attack: Schiff says Mark Meadows contempt decision imminent
House panel investigating Trump supporters’ deadly riot but former White House chief of staff has not co-operated

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @5:00 PM

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Republican McCarthy risks party split by courting extremists amid Omar spat
Minority leader ‘reaches out’ to Democrats but anonymous moderate predicts rocky road to speakership

Martin Pengelly in New York

28, Nov, 2021 @2:23 PM

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How Manchin and Sinema’s status as Senate holdouts is proving lucrative
The Democratic senators have received a flood of money from conservative donors, leading some to raise concerns of corruption

David Smith in Washington

28, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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Ghislaine Maxwell sex-trafficking trial finally to begin in earnest
British socialite faces six counts alleging that she helped recruit and groom teenage girls for Jeffrey Epstein to sexually abuse

Victoria Bekiempis

28, Nov, 2021 @6:00 AM

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While Americans mark Thanksgiving, Republicans panned over Harris attack
Criticism of vice-president over French cookware purchase backfires as people point out Donald Trump’s spending

Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Nov, 2021 @6:41 PM

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‘Christmas will not be cancelled’ despite tree shortage fears, Americans told
American Christmas Tree Association, which represents artificial tree industry, makes pledge

Edward Helmore

27, Nov, 2021 @5:25 PM

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Ilhan Omar: Lauren Boebert’s ‘Jihad Squad’ bigotry is ‘no laughing matter’
Colorado Republican apologises for remarks in home district but Minnesota Democrat demands action from party leaders

Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Nov, 2021 @3:13 PM

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‘A core threat to our democracy’: threat of political violence growing across US
Republicans’ muted response to Paul Gosar’s behavior has intensified fears about where incendiary rhetoric and images may lead

Joan E Greve in Washington

27, Nov, 2021 @10:00 AM

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Why Republicans are embracing Kyle Rittenhouse as their mascot
Congress members float the idea of offering the 18-year-old internships as experts say their use of him is ‘a very dangerous thing’

David Smith in Washington

27, Nov, 2021 @7:00 AM

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US to restrict travel from southern Africa over Omicron Covid variant fears
WHO names variant found in Belgium and Israel Omicron while White House adviser Fauci says no indication it is in US

Victoria Bekiempis and Martin Pengelly in New York

27, Nov, 2021 @6:58 AM

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