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‘Are you saying I’m dumb?’: Klobuchar hits back at Buttigieg in bad-tempered Democratic debate

The Independent Log in using your social network account OR Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. View offers US election ‘Are you saying I’m dumb?’: Klobuchar hits back at Buttigieg in bad-tempered Democratic debate Minnesota senator Amy Klobuchar hit out at fellow Democratic candidate Pete Buttigieg during a bad-tempered debate in Las Vegas after […]

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Trump accuses Democrats of ‘poisoning’ democracy as they attack him during 2020 debate

The Independent Donald Trump told supporters in Phoenix that Democrats led a “pathetic attempt” to “overthrow” his presidency and the entire federal government, mocking the opposition party as he kicks his reelection campaign into full gear. The president accused Democrats of trying to “poison” American democracy — just as they accuse him of doing in […]

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Democratic debate: Warren slams Bloomberg over sexist comments and compares him to Trump

The Independent Log in using your social network account OR Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. View offers US election Democratic debate: Warren slams Bloomberg over sexist comments and compares him to Trump Elizabeth Warren has launched a scathing attack on billionaire Michael Bloomberg, slamming him over past sexist comments and likening him to […]

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‘Don’t like Bloomberg? Get out and vote’ says Democratic chief ahead of debate

The Independent Anyone angry billionaire Michael Bloomberg has “bought” his way his way onto the Democratic debate stage should vote for another candidate, the party’s chairman has suggested. Amid widespread anger among many Democrats the former New York mayor only made it to the party’s ninth debate by spending up to $4000m on political advertising, […]

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Trump reelection campaign has spent $1.9m at president’s companies, report says

The Independent Donald Trump’s reelection campaign has spent around $1.9m on the president’s private businesses, drawing ire from political observers who note his 2016 promise to self-fund his campaigns. Mr Trump has so far spent none of his personal fortune on the race, and has instead overseen a major fundraising effort in conjunction with the Republican […]

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Richard Grenell: Trump appoints first openly gay cabinet member to head US intelligence

The Independent Log in using your social network account OR Want an ad-free experience?Subscribe to Independent Premium. View offers Donald Trump has appointed Richard Grenell to be the new acting director of national intelligence. Mr Grenell, formerly the US ambassador to Germany, is believed to be the first openly gay cabinet member. More follows… Independent […]

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The impact of transport on climate is more complicated than it seems

The Independent The 2020s will have to involve some very big decisions about transport – the UK’s most polluting sector. The government’s response so far has been erratic, choosing to intervene to prevent the collapse of Flybe (Europe’s biggest regional airline) and give the green light for the high-speed rail project, HS2. Decarbonising transport would […]