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Beto O’Rourke sets high-water mark for Dems with $6.1M in first day of campaign

Beto O’Rourke sets high-water mark for Dems with $6.1M in first day of campaign

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Texas Congressman Beto O’Rourke raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours after announcing his presidential campaign, the most so far by any 2020 Democratic hopeful.Sen. Bernie Sanders, I-Vt., last month raised $5.9 million in the first day following his announcement.”Americans across this country came together to prove that it…

President Donald Trump criticizes late Sen. John McCain in weekend tweets

President Donald Trump criticizes late Sen. John McCain in weekend tweets

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Months after the death of Sen. John McCain, President Donald Trump continues to criticize him on Twitter.The president tweeted on Sunday that McCain was “last in his class,” and accused the late senator of sharing the Steele dossier with the FBI and media before the 2016 election.“So it was indeed (just proven…

Michael Flynn, Rick Gates, 2 key witnesses in Mueller probe could factor into multiple other investigations

Michael Flynn, Rick Gates, 2 key witnesses in Mueller probe could factor into multiple other investigations

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Amid signs that special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation is nearing a conclusion, material gleaned from at least two of Mueller’s key witnesses is still being used in multiple other investigations, according to new court testimony.The details, shared in two separate status updates from federal prosecutors Friday, provide the latest indication that…