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It's an important hour for 20 of the 2020 Democrats: A lottery happening now determines the lineups for the first two Presidential debates. Plus, rising tensions with Iran. President Trump says a Pentagon video leaves no doubt that Iranian forces attacked two oil tankers in the Gulf of Oman. Iran denies any involvement. And, new spin from the President on accepting campaign help from foreign governments. He now says he would... Read more

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President Trump says he sees nothing wrong with listening if a foreign government offers dirt on a political opponent, and he says his FBI director is wrong when he says any campaign should quickly report such conduct to law enforcement. Plus, Bernie Sanders is under friendly fire today. Several of the moderate 2020 Democratic contenders says the democratic socialist brand promoted by Sanders is a recipe to re-elect President Trum... Read more

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President Trump welcomes a friend to the White House: Poland's President Andrzej Duda, and he is getting the red-carpet treatment that includes a rare and expensive fighter jet flyover. Meanwhile, Joe Biden is in Clinton County, Iowa, looking to prove he's the best candidate to win back the places like Clinton County that voted twice for Obama-Biden, then flipped to Trump. And the President's eldest son, Donald Tru... Read more

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President Trump welcomes a friend to the White House: Poland's President Andrzej Duda, and he is getting the red-carpet treatment that includes a rare and expensive fighter jet flyover. Meanwhile, Joe Biden is in Clinton County, Iowa, looking to prove he's the best candidate to win back the places like Clinton County that voted twice for Obama-Biden, then flipped to Trump. And the President's eldest son, Donald Tru... Read more

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President Trump and Joe Biden hold competing campaign events later today in Iowa. The President slams Biden as he leaves the White House. Expect the former Vice President to fire back with a vengeance. Plus, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi continues to duck CNN's questions about impeachment, saying President Trump is the distractor in chief. And, after breaking with the GOP on impeachment, Michigan Republican Justin Amash quits... Read more

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The markets rally as President Trump touts his new deal with Mexico and slams critics who question whether his tariff threat really won any big immigration concessions. Plus, Joe Biden leads a new Iowa poll, even though he wasn't among the 2020 candidates who flocked there this weekend. But the numbers suggest the front-runner still has an enthusiasm problem. And, Democrats sharply divided over impeachment, splitting into th... Read more

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Mexico agrees to do more to cut down on immigration. But will it be enough to ease President Trump's itchy tariff finger? Plus, a flip-flop by a frontrunner under fire - as a new Iowa poll shows a tightening field. And the president calls the speaker "nasty" and "vindictive" - after she says she wants to see him in prison. Today's Panel: Julie Pace of the Associated Press, Jonathan Martin of the Ne... Read more

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Talks with Mexico continue, but the White House is filing the legal papers today, clearing the way for new tariffs to start Monday. It's a big gamble for the President -- a new jobs report today points to a slowing economy as we head into re-election season. Plus, a giant Joe Biden flip-flop on abortion policy. It puts him on the same page now with his 2020 Democratic rivals, but it was handled horribly, and remi... Read more

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Nancy Pelosi says she wants to see President Trump in prison. The tough talk is part of the Speaker's effort to focus House Democrats on investigating but not impeaching. Plus, Mexican officials are in Washington today hoping to get the White House to step back from a big new tariff threat. But the President says so far, Mexico is not promising enough of a crackdown to stop illegal immigration. And D-Day 75 years later. West... Read more

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President Trump continuing his tour of the UK this morning, first taking part in a D-Day commemoration in England then jetting off to Ireland where he sat down with the Prime Minister and fielded questions from the press. With the important ceremonies comes plenty of controversy: The President shrugs off climate change, rewrites the history of the Vietnam era and tweets his displeasure with several of his critics here at home. An... Read more

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President Trump heaps praise on the outgoing British Prime Minister and predicts the U.S. and U.K. will strike a giant trade deal and work through other difficult issues. Plus, a more combative tone on issues closer to home. The President predicts new tariffs against Mexican goods will take effect next week, and he says Congressional Republicans would be foolish to try to stop him. And Joe Biden's support drops a bit but he ... Read more

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President Trump is enjoying a state visit to Britain. Today's VIP treatment included an 82 gun salute, time with Queen Elizabeth at Buckingham Palace and tea with Prince Charles. Plus, it would not be a Trump trip without controversy: There are protests in the streets of London. The President swaps insults with the city's mayor, and he ignores protocol and weighs in on who he likes in the race to become the next prime mi... Read more

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The president vs the special counsel - as Mueller breaks his long silence. Plus, a new front in President Trump's trade war - the U.S.-Mexico border. Meanwhile, 2020 Democrats take their progressive pitches to deep-blue California. And another community shattered by gun violence - 12 dead in Virginia Beach. Today's panel: Eliana Johnson of Politico, CNN's Jeff Zeleny, Shawna Thomas of Vice News, and the New York ... Read more

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The Attorney General meanwhile -- is out defending his decisions, his reputation, and his president. Plus, a CNN exclusive, a government watchdog finds "dangerous" overcrowding at an El Paso border processing facility. And Democratic senator and presidential candidate Michael Bennet selling his 2020 message with a touch of humor at last night's CNN Town Hall. Today's Panel: CNN's Nia-Malika Henderson, Mi... Read more

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The President launches a blistering tirade at Robert Mueller -- a lot of it was lies, and all of it was a glimpse at raw Trump anger. Plus, Speaker Nancy Pelosi acknowledges Democratic calls for impeachment are louder, and coming from the presidential campaign trail, too. But she says the best path is patience, and that the math is still in her favor. And Joe Biden attends a Memorial Day event in Delaware, four year... Read more

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The Supreme Court sidesteps two cases that would put abortion and transgender rights on its 2020 election year docket. But Conservative Justice Clarence Thomas writes the high court can't wait too long before addressing the scope of Roe v. Wade. Plus, the President is due back in Washington soon from a quick weekend hop to Japan. A very different time zone, but a very consistent tweet focus: Joe Biden. And Montana Governor S... Read more

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President Trump has a public break with his good friend, Japan's Prime Minister. Shinzo Abe says recent North Korean missile launches violate United Nations resolutions. But the President shrugs it off as no big deal. Plus, far right parties make gains in European elections that tested the power of anti-immigrant and anti-globalization forces. Is there a message here, as we gear up for 2020? And on this Memorial Day, ceremon... Read more

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President Trump is in Japan this weekend for a trip that's more play than work - including golf with Prime Minister Shinzo Abe and a sumo wrestling tournament in Tokyo, where he presented his own trophy to the champion. Plus back in Washington, a showdown between the President and Speaker Nancy Pelosi gets personal. And does Bernie Sanders have a ceiling to his 2020 support? Today's panel: Time's Molly Ball, Michael ... Read more

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President Trump is off for a quick weekend visit to Japan, but not without first stirring the impeachment debate with fresh attacks on Democrats, another lie about the Mueller report and a retweet of a video that doctors Speaker Nancy Pelosi's words. He also signed off on new military deployments to the Middle East, including 1,500 U.S. troops. And, Democratic House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler has a medical scare at a pr... Read more

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