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5 things we learned from Yovanovitch's testimony

Former US Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch testified publicly on Friday in the impeachment inquiry, telling her story about how President Donald Trump recalled her from Ukraine and how she felt "intimidated" by his real-time attacks against her on Twitter.

WaPo: Budget deal nears, would require Trump's approval

The Washington Post reports negotiators are nearing a federal budget deal that would include few—if any—immediate spending cuts, and would lift the debt limit for two years, kicking the can down the road and past the next presidential election.

Congress to weigh permanent protections for US grizzlies

BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) - Lawmakers in Congress are scheduled to take up legislation protecting grizzly bears against future hunting as federal and state officials appeal a court ruling that blocked planned hunts in Wyoming and Idaho.A hearing on the proposed measure is scheduled for Wednesday before a House Natural Resources subcommittee. It also allows grizzlies to be reintroduced to Native American lands and puts new restrictions on the killing of bears that attack livestock.

Dem says Mueller, committee reach deal to get Mueller to testify

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has reached a tentative agreement to testify before the House Judiciary Committee, according to committee member Rep. David N. Cicilline. The Rhode Island Democrat said, "A tentative date has been set for May 15th and we hope the Special Counsel will appear. We think the American people have a right to hear directly from him."