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Laura Litvan
I cover the U.S. Senate and politics for Bloomberg News in Washington. RTs = 👀 not 👍. E-mail: llitvan@bloomberg.net
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
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Link to Treasury Sec Mnuchin letter to House Ways & Means Chair Neal stating that Treasury `cannot act upon your request unless and until it is determined to be consistent with law'
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
*TREASURY: WILL PROVIDE A DECISION ON TRUMP TAX RETURN BY MAY 6
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
House Speaker Nancy Pelosi says she will be meeting with President Trump next week to talk about possible infrastructure legislation
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
The S&P 500 closed at a record high today. (So did the NASDAQ.) Both indexes have recovered all the ground they lost late in 2018.
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Laura Litvan Apr 23
Leading 2020 Dem hopefuls split over impeaching President Trump, highlighting a schism in the party over whether a risky effort to expel him from office will distract from talking about the pocketbook issues that voters care most about | w
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Jennifer Jacobs Apr 23
Trump, who has has 59.8 million followers compared to Obama’s 105.8 million, says his follower count should be higher — and accuses Twitter of “political games” and says Congress should get involved.
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
Bernie Sanders warns there are risks for Democrats in a drive to impeach Donald Trump. Elizabeth Warren and Kamala Harris want to forge right ahead. | w
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
``I believe Congress should take the steps toward impeachment,'' Kamala Harris says at
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
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"At the end of the day what is most important to me is to see that Donald Trump is not reelected president,” Sanders said.
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
Most interesting take-away so far from the CNN town halls is the contrast b/w Sanders and Warren on impeachment. Warren wants to impeach Trump. Sanders warns that risks the Dem agenda. He says House should probe Trump and `We’ll see where it goes.'
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
``There is no political inconvenience exception to the United States Constitution," Elizabeth Warren says when asked what she thinks of Democrats who don't want to pursue impeachment proceedings against Donald Trump.
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
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Yeah, there's a bit of that tonight, not knowing the audience. One of my colleagues noted how Klobuchar made reference to Michele Bachmann, who retired from the House when the people in the town hall audience were teens.
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
Amy Klobuchar when asked if Trump should be subjected to impeachment proceedings says that's an issue for House lawmakers to decide, not her. `The impeachment proceedings are up to the House. I believe that is their decision.'
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
Five hours of presidential candidate town halls starting on CNN in a few minutes. FIVE. HOURS. Who out there besides me will actually be watching this?
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
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Link to the full University of New Hampshire poll
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
NEW: Bernie Sanders has widened his lead over Joe Biden in the latest Granite State Poll. Pete Buttigieg has moved into third place and is close to tying Joe Biden in survey of likely New Hampshire Democratic primary voters Poll taken April 10-18
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
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`Mr. McGahn is a critical witness to many of the alleged instances of obstruction of justice and other misconduct described in the Mueller report,' Chairman Jerrold Nadler says, adding that the Judiciary panel wants McGahn to testify in public on May 21.
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Laura Litvan Apr 22
NEW: Former White House Counsel Don McGahn has been subpoenaed by the House Judiciary Committee
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