David Smith

The Guardian

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 Washington bureau chief for The Guardian.

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President Trump has been    fuming    on Twitter about what his predecessor, President Obama, knew about the Michael Flynn investigation.

‘Obamagate’ and the COVID-19 conspiracy theories captivating President Trump

President Trump has been fuming on Twitter about what his predecessor, President Obama, knew about the Michael Flynn investigation.

from Press Play with Madeleine Brand

South Africa has been a haven of tolerance for refugees from violence in other parts of the continent.

Xenophobic Attacks Hit South Africa

South Africa has been a haven of tolerance for refugees from violence in other parts of the continent.

from To the Point

Oscar Pistorius has escaped a murder conviction in the killing of his girlfriend, a vindication for the Paralympic athlete who proclaimed he hadn’t intended to kill her.

Pistorius Found Not Guilty of Murder

Oscar Pistorius has escaped a murder conviction in the killing of his girlfriend, a vindication for the Paralympic athlete who proclaimed he hadn’t intended to kill her.

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On Wednesday, supporters of President Trump heeded his call to go to the U.S. Capitol, where Congress was certifying President-elect Joe Biden’s victory in the November 2020 election.

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Josh Barro and Ken White talk about the legal ramifications for the people who mobbed the U.S. Capitol building, and for President Trump.

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Today the House of Representatives voted to impeach President Trump for inciting an insurrection against the federal government. Ten Republicans broke party ranks to vote in favor.

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Warren Olney talks about the U.S.

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The nation’s capital will have extensive military presence next week when Joe Biden takes the oath of office and becomes the 46th U.S. president.

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The drive to force a vote on removing Gavin Newsom from office is picking up steam, spurred on by anger over coronavirus restrictions and other conservative grievances.

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Writer-director Aaron Sorkin on writing up to the edge of melodrama.

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Among California’s Congressional delegation, all Democrats voted for impeachment, and all Republicans, except David Valadao, voted against impeachment.

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