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‘Anonymous’ book offers eye-popping insider details

‘Anonymous’ book offers eye-popping insider details

On Nov. 19, one of the most anticipated political books of the year hits store shelves with the publication of “A Warning” by Anonymous. CNN obtained an advance copy and gave it a read. Overall the book is sparse on the revelations it provides, especially given the buildup. Part of that is due to the…MORE

Schumer says Trump should testify — not tweet — in impeachment investigation

Schumer says Trump should testify — not tweet — in impeachment investigation

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said on Sunday that President Donald Trump should not voice his concerns about the impeachment hearings on Twitter but instead should appear before Congress to testify. The New York Democrat’s comments follow the first public hearings in the House impeachment inquiry into the President and Ukraine. Trump has continuously tweeted…MORE

Another red state lost. Another setback for the President.

Another red state lost. Another setback for the President.

Here are the stories our panel of top political reporters will be watching for in the week ahead in this week’s “Inside Politics” forecast. 1. Trump’s Louisiana lesson From CNN Chief National Correspondent John King: Once again, a ruby red state declined to grant President Donald Trump his big wish. This time it was Louisiana,…MORE

Trump’s visit to Walter Reed ‘not protocol’ for routine visit, source says

Trump’s visit to Walter Reed ‘not protocol’ for routine visit, source says

President Donald Trump’s visit to Walter Reed on Saturday did not follow the protocol of a routine presidential medical exam, according to a person familiar with the matter. Medical staff at Walter Reed did not get a staff-wide notice about a presidential visit to the medical center in Bethesda, Maryland, ahead of Trump’s arrival, according…MORE

Why Republicans lost another deep-red state in Louisiana governor’s election

Why Republicans lost another deep-red state in Louisiana governor’s election

For the second time this month, Republican President Donald Trump failed to carry a Republican gubernatorial candidate across the finish line in a deep-red state. Last time, Kentucky was the stage. This time it was Louisiana. Gov. John Bel Edwards defeated Republican Eddie Rispone 51% to 49% in Saturday’s runoff election. This came after Edwards…MORE

Defense secretary says he has ‘great faith in the military justice system’ following Trump’s intervention in military war crimes cases

Defense secretary says he has ‘great faith in the military justice system’ following Trump’s intervention in military war crimes cases

Defense Secretary Mark Esper said Sunday that he has “great faith in the military justice system” following President Donald Trump’s interference last week in three military war crimes cases against Pentagon guidance. “So I’d say first of all that we have a very effective military justice system, I have great faith in the military justice…MORE

Bloomberg? Patrick? Few voters are asking for this.

Bloomberg? Patrick? Few voters are asking for this.

First things first: The theme song of the week is Card Sharks from 1986-1988. Poll of the week: A new Quinnipiac University poll of likely New Hampshire Democratic primary voters finds that just 2% say they will definitely vote for former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg in a Democratic primary for president. A majority,…MORE

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