News Wrap: Judge rules former White House lawyer McGahn must testify to Congress

JUDY WOODRUFF: A federal judge in Washington has this evening ordered President Trump’s former White House counsel Don McGahn must obey a congressional subpoena and appear before lawmakers. He had been called to testify about the Mueller report. The ruling late today also has implications for Trump aides who have refused to testify at impeachment […]

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News Wrap: DOJ report finds political bias did not affect FBI’s Russia probe

News Wrap: DOJ report finds political bias did not affect FBI’s Russia probe

JUDY WOODRUFF: President Trump says he doesn’t expect to be impeached by the U.S. House of Representatives, but would welcome a trial in the Republican-controlled Senate. He said today that Republicans got nothing from two weeks of congressional hearings. In fact, multiple witnesses testified that he withheld military aid to try to pressure Ukraine’s leader […]

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News Wrap: Israel likely to face 3rd election after Gantz fails to secure majority

News Wrap: Israel likely to face 3rd election after Gantz fails to secure majority

In the day’s other news: Israel is headed toward an unprecedented third election in less than a year, after a key opposition figure failed to form a government. Center-right leader Benny Gantz announced that he could not secure a ruling majority in Parliament. Right-wing Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu had already fallen short. The potential kingmaker, […]

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News Wrap: Iran warns people protesting 50 percent hike in gas prices

News Wrap: Iran warns people protesting 50 percent hike in gas prices

AMNA NAWAZ: In the day’s other news: Iran’s powerful Revolutionary Guards warned protesters they will face — quote — “decisive action” if nationwide unrest doesn’t stop. People occupied streets and set fire to cars, banks and other buildings over the weekend. They were angered by a 50 percent hike in gasoline prices. The government cut […]

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News Wrap: Trump Foundation ordered to settle lawsuit for $2 million

News Wrap: Trump Foundation ordered to settle lawsuit for $2 million

JUDY WOODRUFF: A career State Department official is the latest to say President Trump pressed Ukraine to investigate his political foes. Impeachment investigators released George Kent’s private testimony today. In it, he also says that the president’s lawyer Rudy Giuliani waged a campaign of lies to oust the U.S. ambassador to Kiev. Meanwhile, Vice President […]

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