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Acting chief of staff acknowledged delay in Ukraine aid was due to Trump’s demand for an investigation but then later denied the claim

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Meanwhile, House Democrats are preparing a resolution to condemn the Trump administration’s announcement that the June G7 summit would be held at the president’s resort in Doral, Florida.

JUST IN: The House is teeing up a vote on a resolution to condemn holding the G7 at Trump’s Doral resort and “rejecting his practice of accepting foreign government Emoluments without obtaining Congress’ affirmative consent”

Rules Committee plans to mark it up on Tuesday.

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Democratic presidential candidate Tulsi Gabbard has responded – in a very forceful way – to Hillary Clinton’s insinuation that the Russians are “grooming” her to launch a third-party White House bid.

Calling Clinton “the queen of warmongers,” Gabbard accused Clinton of leading “a concerted campaign to destroy my reputation.”

Great! Thank you @HillaryClinton. You, the queen of warmongers, embodiment of corruption, and personification of the rot that has sickened the Democratic Party for so long, have finally come out from behind the curtain. From the day I announced my candidacy, there has been a …

… powerful allies in the corporate media and war machine, afraid of the threat I pose.

It’s now clear that this primary is between you and me. Don’t cowardly hide behind your proxies. Join the race directly.

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Source: theguardian