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GOP candidates looking ahead at tough races increasingly are eyeing new ways to address anxieties about gun violence, and to do that without crossing the party's base, which sees gun restrictions as an infringement on ... Las Vegas Sun
VOA VIEW: Republicans should not go against the Second Amendment.
Democratic frontrunner Joe Biden is seeking unexpected allies for his presidential bid, praising “really good” rivals on the other side of the aisle. “There’s an awful lot of really good Republicans out there,” the former vice president told a Massachusetts fundraiser on Saturday, according to the Hill. “I get in trouble for saying that with... New York Post
U.S. President Donald Trump on Sunday said he did not want the United States to do business with China's Huawei even as the administration weighs whether to extend a grace period for the company. Rueters
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China's embassy in Ottawa warned Canada on Sunday to stop meddling in Hong Kong affairs a day after the country issued a joint statement with the European Union in defense of the "fundamental right of assembly" for Hong Kong citizens. Rueters
VOA VIEW: China would be wise not to make demands they can't enforce.
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday that he has spoken with Apple Inc's Chief Executive Tim Cook about the impact of U.S. tariffs on Chinese imports as well as competition from South Korean company Samsung Electronics Co Ltd . Rueters
U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would keep Vice President Mike Pence as his running mate when he seeks re-election in November 2020. Rueters
VOA VIEW: Trump support loyalty.
Americans who vote to re-elect President Donald Trump in 2020 are, at best, "looking the other way on racism," said Democratic hopeful Pete Buttigieg.
VOA VIEW: Buttigieg is an idiot.
Many Mississippi Republican officials see the immigration raids on seven chicken processing plants earlier this month not only as good policy, but as good politics. The raids were maybe most a gift to Lt. Gov. Tate Reeves, who lucked into a Twitter clash with Minnesota congresswoman Ilhan Omar, currently a ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: As they should.
A prominent Muslim group called for President Trump to withdraw an appeals court pick they deemed "racist" for defending Israel as a Jewish state in a law review article years ago. The Council on American-Islamic Relations also claimed Steven Menashi, Mr. Trump's pick for the 2nd U.S. Circuit Court of ... Washington Times
VOA VIEW: Muslims are wasting the breath.
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Two white Galveston police officers in won't face a criminal investigation for leading a black man down a city street with a rope tied to their horses, officials said. ABC
Tens of thousands of protesters filled Hong Kong's Victoria Park on Sunday. ABC
VOA VIEW: China would be wise to cool their jets.
A no-deal Brexit will bring "bumps in the road", Michael Gove admits, as a leaked government document warns of food and drug shortages. BBC
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The U.S. trade war with China helped send stock prices down this week, and Wall Street's wild ride fueled fears of a recession CBS
VOA VIEW: As it should be.
The West Virginia senator said he told the president, "'President Trump, this is yours. It doesn't happen unless you stand up and you have a bill that you basically support'" CBS
VOA VIEW: Trump should think of America First and the Second Amendment.
Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang joins "Face the Nation" moderator Margaret Brennan to discuss his economic proposals, including his plan for a universal basic income. CBS
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Kudlow pointed to strong retail sales and low unemployment as signs that the U.S. economy remained strong. CNBC
Two top White House economic advisers on Sunday brushed off widespread fears of a brewing global recession, instead boasting about the state of the US economy under President Donald Trump. CNN
VOA VIEW: The liberal media and Dems are spreading fake news.
As President Donald Trump's trade advisers were searching last week for a strategy to forestall his threatened tariffs on China, they struck upon a novel approach: appeal to his Christmas cheer. CNN
VOA VIEW: Foolish thought
Lawyers for Jeffrey Epstein were "not satisfied" with the autopsy results for the disgraced financier, who the New York City medical examiner concluded died by suicide by hanging. FOX News
VOA VIEW: They are not the only ones.
A good healthy relationship with the president was necessary for a good, strong Israel-US relationship. When that was lacking, all was – the doomsayers said – on the verge of collapse. Jerusalem Post
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The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating a "cluster" of lung illnesses linked to e-cigarette use after such cases were reported in 14 states. Reuters
The Iranian tanker caught in a stand-off between Tehran and the West is expected to leave Gibraltar on Sunday night, Iran's ambassador to Britain said, hours after the British territory rejected a U.S. request to detain the vessel further. Reuters
The Security Council considered the volatile situation surrounding Kashmir on Friday, addressing the issue in a meeting focused solely on the dispute, within the UN body dedicated to resolving matters of international peace and security, for the first time since 1965. UN News
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Foolish liberal media propaganda at work. They say encouraging his supporters to chant “Lock her up!” and “Send her back!” shows how low President Donald Trump will go to divide this nation along racial lines in his effort to hang onto power. Every day, he denies colluding with the Russians and obstructing justice. He claims the Mueller report exonerated him, when it says the exact opposite.
Further, within his circle of friends, appointees and members of his election committee are people sitting in jail for lying to Congress, concealing hush money payments, and perpetrating election and tax fraud. A number of his appointees have resigned in disgrace for things like working for a foreign government, physically assaulting a spouse, abusing the public trust over first-class air travel and giving a sweetheart deal to a sex trafficker of young girls.
Allegedly, Trump has lied thousands of times. At a recent rally, he took the Lord’s name in vain twice. He’s admitted to grabbing women in their private parts and kissing a woman on the mouth when her husband wasn’t looking.