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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

Trump is focused on crowd size as he heads to India for state visit

Trump is focused on crowd size as he heads to India for state visit

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters have on their radar, in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Trump’s Indian adventure President Donald Trump heads to India this week for a state visit — and says he can’t wait to see the crowds Indian Prime Minister Nehendra Modi has promised will be…MORE

Trump again attacks jury forewoman in Stone case

Trump again attacks jury forewoman in Stone case

President Donald Trump attacked the jury forewoman in Roger Stone’s criminal case again on Sunday, repeating claims that she was biased and therefore unfit to participate in his longtime friend’s trial last November. Asked by reporters at the White House about the possibility that he would pardon Stone, who was sentenced last week to 40…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

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