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White House reportedly bids to purge ‘Never Trumpers’ from key roles – live

White House reportedly bids to purge ‘Never Trumpers’ from key

Presidential loyalist reportedly identifying staff as anti-Trump Dana Rohrabacher offered pardon on Trump’s behalf, lawyers sayBernie Sanders rises in Nevada polling ahead of Saturday vote 7.45pm GMT Marie Yovanovitch, the former US ambassador to Ukraine who became a key figure in Trump’s impeachment, reportedly has a book deal.The AP reports: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt confirmed Friday to The Associated Press that it had acquired Yovanovitch’s planned memoir, currently untitled. According to the publisher, the book will trace her long career, from Mogadishu, Somalia, to Kyiv and ‘finally back to Washington, D.C. — where, to her dismay, she found a political system beset by many of the same challenges she had spent her career combating overseas.’
‘Yovanovitch’s book will deliver pointed reflections on the issues confronting America today, and thoughts on how we can shore up our democracy,’ Houghton Mifflin Harcourt said in an announcement. Related: Ukraine ambassador describes Trump’s ‘shocking’ smear campaign against her 7.30pm GMT A number of prominent Democrats offered birthday wishes to John Lewis, the congressman and civil rights icon who is turning 80 today.Happy birthday to one of my heroes — someone who believed our right to vote was more important than his own life. Thanks for making good trouble for 80 years, @repjohnlewis. birthday to my friend @RepJohnLewis – a true American hero who fights from the heart for justice & opportunity for people across this country. It’s an honor to make #goodtrouble with you on your birthday & every day. my dear friend, the Conscience of the Congress, @RepJohnLewis a very happy birthday! Every day, your courage inspires us all to fight for freedom, justice and a more perfect union. Continue reading…

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Publish date : 2020-02-21 19:45:40

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