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Pelosi warns: 'Civilization as we know it today is at stake' in 2020 election

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi will answer questions during a CNN town hall moderated by Jake Tapper on Thursday night amid the escalating impeachment push in the House of Representatives.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 03:56:37 GMT

Key lines from Pelosi town hall

Trump aiming to turn the tables on Democrats in Senate impeachment trial

With his impeachment now all-but-certain, President Donald Trump and his allies are beginning to look past the House of Representatives, shifting their sights to the Republican-led Senate where the President will face trial.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:00:07 GMT

'You're a damn liar': Biden has heated exchange with audience member on Ukraine, his age

Joe Biden grew visibly frustrated with an audience member at a campaign event on Thursday, calling the man a liar and challenging him to a push-up contest when the man asked about his son and said the former vice president was too old.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:20:28 GMT

Calls between Giuliani and White House budget office in doubt

Rudy Giuliani's phone calls with a number that House investigators say is associated with the White House's budget office may have simply been calls to and from the White House, according to information obtained by CNN.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:38:27 GMT

Exclusive: Pompeo had off-the-books meeting with Republican donors in London this week

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attended an off-the-books sit-down meeting with a conservative group that included a small number of wealthy Republican donors, which was not on his official schedule while he was in London to attend this week's NATO Summit.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:21:25 GMT

Analysis: New evidence raises the question — is Nunes an investigator or participant in Ukraine affair?

Rep. Devin Nunes, the top Republican on the House Intelligence Committee, was closer to the central figures in the Ukraine scandal than he let on, even as his committee investigated the matter, according to congressional findings and news reports.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:35:07 GMT

New York Times editorial board wants Pete Buttigieg to disclose his McKinsey clients following firm's work for ICE

The New York Times Editorial Board called for South Bend, Indiana, Mayor Pete Buttigieg to disclose his clients from his time at McKinsey, a management consulting firm, in an opinion piece published Thursday evening.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:34:00 GMT

Senate passes bill to permanently fund historically black colleges and universities

The Senate passed a bill Thursday by unanimous consent to permanently fund historically black colleges and universities and minority-serving institutions. Federal funding had expired on October 1.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:46:26 GMT

GOP senator says White House asked him to object to Armenian genocide resolution

The White House asked Sen. Kevin Cramer to block a motion calling the mass killing of Armenians by the Ottoman Empire a "genocide" and the North Dakota Republican complied, Cramer told CNN on Thursday.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:28:38 GMT

House Democrat says he plans to vote against all articles of impeachment

Rep. Jeff Van Drew of New Jersey, one of two Democrats to vote against formalizing the impeachment inquiry, said he plans to vote against all the articles of impeachment "unless there's something that I haven't seen, haven't heard before."

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:47:09 GMT

The Point: Our incredibly angry political moment

There were two big moments in politics on Thursday.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:02:52 GMT

Jake Tapper fact-checks Jim Jordan's impeachment claims

CNN's Jake Tapper, in partnership with FactCheck.org, looks at statements made by Rep. Jim Jordan that the GOP says clear President Donald Trump of wrongdoing.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:23:57 GMT

Trump lights National Christmas Tree to mark holiday season

For the third time in his presidency, President Donald Trump counted down the crowd on the Ellipse outside the White House to the ceremonial lighting of the National Christmas Tree.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:28:12 GMT

Pelosi: 'No choice' but to move forward with articles of impeachment

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the House was proceeding with articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:23:20 GMT

Republicans' witness says he's received threats since impeachment hearing

Constitutional law expert Jonathan Turley says his testimony Wednesday against impeaching President Donald Trump has led to a barrage of threats against him.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:19:30 GMT

Impeachment trial live witnesses could lead to '3-ring circus,' GOP senator warns

A day after a White House official suggested an impeachment trial of President Donald Trump should include live witnesses in the chamber, a senior GOP senator warned such an approach could lead to a "three-ring circus."

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:15:50 GMT

Senators know it's coming, but what does an impeachment trial look like?

Senators know an impeachment trial is coming. Leaders have held closed-door briefings walking through procedural and technical aspects. The White House is fully engaged with the chamber's 53 Republicans and is forming an aggressive trial operation and defense.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 13:09:58 GMT

Democrats' latest steps suggest Mueller evidence likely part of articles of impeachment

House Democrats are signaling they plan to include evidence gleaned from former special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation as part of the articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:06:41 GMT

Analysis: Democrats have urgent new impeachment argument

Democrats are injecting an urgent new argument into their already fast-moving impeachment drive: President Donald Trump poses such a flagrant threat to the republic that there is no time to waste.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:00:33 GMT

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Pelosi to reporter: 'Don't mess with me'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi issued a scathing warning Thursday to a reporter who asked her a question about her feelings about President Donald Trump: "Don't mess with me."

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:22:11 GMT

Booker and Castro focus on lack of diversity in 2020 race post-Harris exit

To New Jersey Sen. Cory Booker and former Secretary Julián Castro, Sen. Kamala Harris' exit from the 2020 presidential race is a gut check moment for the Democratic Party.

Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:55:39 GMT

Biden leads nationally as Buttigieg rises

Former Vice President Joe Biden continues to lead the newly expanded field of contenders for the Democratic nomination for president, with Sens. Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts and Bernie Sanders of Vermont behind him in a close battle for second, according to a new CNN Poll conducted by SSRS.

Wed, 27 Nov 2019 16:04:15 GMT

CNN Poll: No change in views on impeachment after public hearings

After five days of public hearings in House Democrats' impeachment inquiry into Donald Trump, public opinion over whether the President ought to be impeached and removed from office remains exactly the same as it was in October, according to a new CNN poll conducted by SSRS.

Tue, 26 Nov 2019 13:46:50 GMT

New poll shows likely Iowa Democratic caucusgoers divided on health care

A CNN/Des Moines Register/Mediacom poll in Iowa finds that a majority of likely Democratic caucusgoers would prefer a health care option that isn't "Medicare for All."

Tue, 19 Nov 2019 11:00:27 GMT

Here come the 2020 dropouts

In less than 48 hours earlier this week, three Democratic presidential candidates ended their bids.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:43:15 GMT

John Kerry endorses Joe Biden for 2020 election

Former Secretary of State John Kerry on Thursday endorsed Joe Biden for president in the 2020 race, saying the former vice president has the character and leadership skills to beat President Donald Trump.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:35:27 GMT

Pete Buttigieg scores endorsements from former Obama officials

Three former Obama administration officials are endorsing Pete Buttigieg for president, as the South Bend, Indiana, mayor continues to stress comparisons between his presidential run and that of Barack Obama's.

Thu, 05 Dec 2019 11:02:02 GMT

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Pelosi suggests amid Trump impeachment, 'the arts' will help heal America

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., suggested Thursday night that "the arts" will help unite the country as House Democrats pursue impeachment against President Trump.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 03:33:09 GMT

Jonathan Turley 'inundated with threatening messages' after testimony opposing Trump impeachment

Jonathan Turley, the sole Republican witness during day one of public impeachment hearings in front of the House Judiciary Committee Wednesday said he was "inundated with threatening messages" after his testimony, which argued that Democrats do not have enough evidence to support articles of impeachment against President Trump. 
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 02:01:53 GMT

Booker, Castro say DNC debate rules excluding minorities after Harris exit

Democratic presidential candidates Cory Booker and Julián Castro criticized the Democratic National Committee Thursday for a process they believe favors white candidates over the expense of minorities.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:57:41 GMT

Doug Collins tells Nadler that Republicans need a 'minority hearing day' in impeachment inquiry

Rep. Doug Collins, R-Ga., the ranking member of the House Judiciary Committee along with all of his Republican colleagues demanded that Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., schedule a "minority day of hearings" to afford their party the opportunity to call their own witnesses to testify in President Trump's impeachment inquiry, according to a letter sent to the chairman's office Thursday. 
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:41:53 GMT

Ethics Committee warns Rep. Duncan Hunter not to vote on House floor after corruption conviction

The House Ethics Committee wrote a letter to California Republican Rep. Duncan Hunter Jr. on Thursday notifying him that his guilty plea to campaign finance violations means that, under House rules, he may not vote on the House floor.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:36:12 GMT

Man who confronted Biden over Ukraine rebuffs heckler: 'Stick it up your a--'

The retired Iowa farmer who confronted former Vice President Joe Biden over his son's business activity in Ukraine was heckled while speaking with the media after the event.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:51:17 GMT

Does Pelosi have the votes for impeachment?

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has called for House Democrats to "proceed with articles of impeachment" against President Trump, but questions remain over whether she has secured enough Democrats to vote for impeachment as the effort barrels forward at breakneck speed.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:45:16 GMT

McSally campaign hits Planned Parenthood 'business model' after attack ads announced

Sen. Martha McSally's team came out swinging Thursday amid news that Planned Parenthood, the nation's foremost abortion provider, would target her and two other GOP senators in ads focused on restoring federal grants that have provided millions of dollars for the organization.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:42:16 GMT

Virginia panel pushes to drop laws with 'explicitly racist language and segregationist policies'

A state commission in Virginia called for the repeal of outdated, racist laws Thursday that legally entrenched segregation, barred interracial marriage and prevented black voters from casting ballots, among other measures.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:54:12 GMT

Biden aims to regain momentum as he focuses on rural Iowa

Former Vice President Joe Biden is on an 18 county "No Malarkey" Iowa bus tour as his campaign attempts to regain momentum.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:41:05 GMT

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World Bank adopts $1 billion-plus annual China lending plan over US objections

The World Bank said its board on Thursday adopted a new plan to aid China with $1 billion to $1.5 billion in low-interest loans annually through June 2025.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:29 GMT

How Uber is addressing its sexual assault problem after more than 3,000 incidents last year

Uber has seen an uptick in lawsuits over sexual assaults that typically occurred between riders and drivers in recent years.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 01:24 GMT

Everything Jim Cramer said on 'Mad Money,' including Americans not investing, Chipotle CEO

CNBC's Jim Cramer breaks down data behind the public's lack of interesting in buying stocks. The "Mad Money" host sits down with CEOs of Chipotle, ServiceNow and Edwards Lifesciences for interviews.
Fri, 06 Dec 2019 00:17 GMT

Uber reveals widespread sexual assault problem, including hundreds of reports of rape

The ride-hailing company has come under increasing scrutiny amid a flood of lawsuits from riders alleging they were sexually assaulted.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:51 GMT

Stocks making the biggest moves after hours: Ulta, CrowdStrike, Zoom Video and more

See which stocks are posting big moves after the bell.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:26 GMT

The 'most difficult' decision that helped create a $9 billion start-up

An initial public offering is a signal of success for many entrepreneurs. But for Coupang founder Bom Kim, it was a wake up call to do better.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:00 GMT

Global economy will recover in the second half of 2020, says UBS Global Wealth Management

Global growth will recover in the second half of 2020 as the trade war between Washington and Beijing eases and central banks' monetary policies come into effect says UBS Global Wealth Management.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 23:00 GMT

Mike Bloomberg rolls out gun safety proposals

Bloomberg has already been promoting gun reform as a private citizen. The gun safety group he helped found, Everytown for Gun Safety, rececently helped Democrats take full control of the Virginia House and Senate the first time since 1994.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:42 GMT

A top Tesla analyst raised his 'bull case' for the stock to $500, or 50% higher from here

Morgan Stanley increased its "bull case" for Tesla to $500 a share but is sticking by its $250 a share "base case."
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:31 GMT

November's jobs report to show pick-up in pace from October, but mostly because of GM effect

Job growth should appear strong in November as striking GM workers returned to the workforce.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:28 GMT

US lost more tax revenue than other developed countries in 2018 due to Trump tax cuts: Report

The U.S. tax-to-GDP ratio fell the most of any OECD member country in 2018, according to a new report released Thursday.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:18 GMT

Biden says to 'right the market' US has to address tax inequality

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden said Thursday he believed that new tax policies were needed to "right the market" during a historic period of economic inequality.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:13 GMT

Even the actor who played the 'Peloton husband' is feeling the blowback

"My 5 seconds of air time created an array of malicious feedback that is all associated with my face. My friend texted me today declaring that I'm 'a symbol of the patriarchy,'" he wrote.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 22:03 GMT

Veritas Genetics, the start-up that can sequence a genome for under $600, ceases US operations

Veritas Genetics also laid off about 50 employees.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:57 GMT

Legalized sports betting has had 'big influence' on increased NFL ratings, Giants co-owner says

"Obviously, if you're betting on a certain game, you're going to watch to see what happens and you're going to watch until the bitter end," says Jonathan Tisch.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:55 GMT

CrowdStrike rises after beating in its third-quarter results

The stock has been under pressure in recent months, as a result of a broader pullback in software stocks.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:15 GMT

Digital bank Chime quadruples valuation in less than a year to $5.8 billion as it takes on megabanks

Chime's move shows that for select start-ups, massive amounts of cash are still readily available.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:15 GMT

Zoom shares slide as growth slows

Zoom's revenue grew 85% in the quarter as growth kept slowing sequentially.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:13 GMT

Here's what happened to the stock market on Thursday

Stocks hovered around the flatline for most of the day as investors weighed strong jobs data and trade uncertainty.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 21:08 GMT

US and China disagree on the size of agriculture purchases, report says

The Trump administration is demanding that China publicly announce its purchasing plans, The Wall Street Journal reported.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:19 GMT

SoftBank's Vision Fund 2 has held talks to invest $150 million in home health-care start-up Honor

SoftBank reported its first quarterly loss in 14 years last month, a result of an $8.9 billion quarterly loss at the Vision Fund.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 20:05 GMT

'Damn liar' – Joe Biden blasts Iowa voter, calls him 'fat' after Ukraine accusation

Democratic presidential contender Joe Biden called a man in Iowa a "damn liar" and "fat" and "too old to vote for me."
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:38 GMT

How Nordstrom uses robots and shelves inspired by ants to deliver lipstick faster

Nordstrom has two new tech partners, Attabotics and Tompkins Robotics, to help the department store chain speed deliveries more efficiently, slashing space and saving workers time.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 19:19 GMT

This ETF should tell you if Elizabeth Warren has a chance in 2020 or not

Those in search of a real-time, market-based way to make money on Warren's nomination odds should track one health-care ETF, Jefferies says.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:58 GMT

When is a credit card payment considered late?

CNBC Select breaks down when a credit card payment is considered late and how you can prevent late payments.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:44 GMT

'Don't mess with me' — Nancy Pelosi rips reporter who asks if she hates Trump

Trump blasts Pelosi in a tweet later, characterizing her remarks as "a nervous fit."
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:27 GMT

Apple is killing the charging plug on its highest-end phones by 2021, top analyst predicts

Ming-Chi Kuo of TF Securities says Apple could remove the Lightning cable from the highest-end iPhone model in 2021.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 17:01 GMT

Over half of this year's net ETF inflows have gone into this one part of the market

Fixed-income ETFs have emerged as some of the most popular investments among exchange-traded funds, says the NYSE's head of exchange-traded products.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 16:20 GMT

The real 'Catch Me If You Can' con artist says every scam involves these red flags

Frank Abagnale's exploits were depicted in the 2002 movie "Catch Me If You Can." Abagnale, who has worked with the FBI for four decades, says every scam still relies on the same tricks he used.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 15:00 GMT

OPEC meeting ends with market expecting deep production cut

OPEC agreed to a deeper-than-expected production cut as it met in Vienna on Thursday.
Thu, 05 Dec 2019 06:59 GMT