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High crimes, misdemeanors are impeachable and hard to define

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump took to Twitter Wednesday promising to fight any effort by House Democrats to impeach him for, in the Constitution’s vague words, “high crimes and misdemeanors.” Trump said that “not only are there no ‘High Crimes … more

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Rep. King compares criticism of him to persecution of Christ

CHEROKEE, Iowa — Iowa Republican Steve King says the criticism he has faced from fellow members of Congress over his offensive remarks gives him “better insight” into what Jesus Christ experienced when he was persecuted for his beliefs. The Sioux … more

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The Latest Mnuchin seeks more time on Trump tax request

WASHINGTON — The Latest on congressional investigations of the Trump administration (all times local): 5:40 p.m. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is asking for more time to respond to House Democrats’ request for President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Mnuchin says in … more

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  • La Marseillaise, French National Anthem, Is Composed (1792)
    on 04/25/2019 at 5:00 am

    Written and composed by French army officer Claude Joseph Rouget de Lisle in 1792, La Marseillaise was adopted in 1795 as France's first anthem. Although it was then banned by Napoleon I, Louis XVIII, and Napoleon III, it was restored as France's national anthem in 1879. The evocative lyrics and recognizable tune of La Marseillaise have led to its use as a […]