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Trump and administration must work for ‘best interest of the American people, not the president’s personal interest’, House speaker saysSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspectiveGlobal climate strike: follow for live updates 7.44pm BST A woman who is suing Customs and Border Patrol after a federal agent questioned her and a friend for speaking Spanish in a convenience store says the backlash has forced them to leave their small Montana home town.Ana Suda said today she has been harassed by other residents of Havre, a remote town in northern Montana, in stores and restaurants ever since a video of a Border Patrol agent questioning her and Martha “Mimi” Hernandez was uploaded to YouTube. One version has been viewed more than 123,000 times since February, the Associated Press writes. 7.23pm BST “Reports of a reliable whistleblower complaint regarding the President’s communications with a foreign leader raise grave, urgent concerns for our national security,” Nancy Pelosi said in a statement this afternoon. “We must be sure that the President and his Administration are conducting our national security and foreign policy in the best interest of the American people, not the President’s personal interest.[…] Continue reading…



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Author : Adam Gabbatt in New York

Publish date : 2019-09-20 18:50:57

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