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Jeffrey Epstein Jail Guards Charged With Falsifying Records

Two jail guards responsible for monitoring Jeffrey Epstein the night he killed himself were charged Tuesday with falsifying prison records to conceal they were sleeping and browsing the internet during the hours they were supposed to be keeping a close watch on prisoners.

Ousted Ambassador Felt Threat; Trump Assails Her Anew

Former U.S. Ukraine Ambassador Marie Yovanovitch provided chilling detail Friday in Trump impeachment hearings of being suddenly ousted from her post and feeling threatened upon learning President Donald Trump had denounced her in a July phone call with Ukraine’s president. In that call, Trump assailed her as “bad news” and said she was “going to go through some things.”

Security Agencies Ready for RNC 2020

Nine months from the opening of the Republican National Convention in Charlotte, the security plan is being developed by more than a dozen agencies. On Thursday, representatives from local, state, and federal agencies met privately to go over initial plans.

House Dems Announce Public Impeachment Hearings Next Week

House Democrats will launch a major new phase of their impeachment inquiry next week with public hearings that will feature three State Department officials who have testified about their concerns about President Donald Trump’s dealings with Ukraine.

Polls Close As Off-Year Election Results Offer Clues To 2020

Polls closed Tuesday in four states where off-year governor’s races and legislative elections offer a test of voter enthusiasm and party organization amid impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump and a fevered Democratic presidential primary scramble.

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