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The bank of Facebook?

Politics | Lawmakers question whether social media should have its own currency
by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/18/19, 04:29 pm

WASHINGTON—Republicans and Democrats joined forces Tuesday to grill Facebook on Libra, its new digital currency project.

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Trump takes on congresswomen again at rally

by Kyle Ziemnick
Posted 7/18/19, 12:15 pm

Supporters of President Donald Trump attending a campaign rally for him in Greenville, N.C., Wednesday night chanted, “Send her back!” in reference to Rep. Ilhan Omar of Minnesota, one of four freshmen Democratic congresswomen with whom the president has an ongoing feud. “I think in some cases they hate our country,” he told attendees, describing the “hate-filled extremism” he believes the four women inspire. “They never have anything good to say. That’s why I say, ‘Hey if you don’t like it, let ’em leave, let ’em leave.’”

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House rejects impeaching Trump

by Harvest Prude
Posted 7/18/19, 11:45 am

WASHINGTON—The House of Representatives on Wednesday rejected a resolution to impeach President Donald Trump for his remarks directed at four Democratic congresswomen. Despite resistance from Democratic Party leadership, Rep. Al Green, D-Texas, used a privileged resolution to bring the move to impeach to a floor vote. Democrats voted against the move 137-95, and no Republicans supported it.

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