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Ivanka Trumps vows she won’t read any transcripts of impeachment depositions

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First daughter Ivanka Trump told the Associated Press in an interview that she has no interest in the statements from White House and agency staffers who have come forward to give details about the notorious July 25 call with Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelensky.

President Donald Trump has maintained that his call with Zelensky was “perfect” and he didn’t commit bribery by telling the Ukrainian president he needed a favor if the country wanted to buy another package of weapons in their continued war with Russia.

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The younger Trump is rarely a policymaker in her father’s White House, focusing primarily on issues involving women and children — though not children being taken from their parents at the border and put in cages. It’s unclear how seriously Ms. Trump is taken by her father, who often refers to her as “baby” during high-level meetings and in front of officials.

“She said she has not been reading transcripts of the depositions that current and former administration officials have given impeachment investigators,” the Associated Press said.

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Protesters give Donald Trump a one-finger salute as Marine One flies over DC protests

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President Donald Trump returned to Washington, DC on Saturday as large crowds of protesters fill the city's streets.

Trump had flown to Florida to see the launch of the SpaceX Starship and returned as the sun was going down.

BuzzFeed News reporter Ellie Hall captured a picture of Marine One approaching the White House -- and being welcomed back to town with raised middle fingers.

Trump, in Marine One, just did a flyover of the protest area outside the White House.

Protesters flipped off the president’s helicopter.#dcprotest #MAGANIGHT #GeorgeFloydProtests pic.twitter.com/EMgCaOof1J

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Trump announces he has unilaterally decided to let Putin back into the G7 Summit: report

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President Donald Trump announced on Saturday that he intends to let Russia attend the next Group of Seven summit.

Since 2014, Russia's membership in the organization has been suspending in response to Vladimir Putin's annexation of Crimea. That changed the name from the G8 Summit to the G7 Summit.

The announcement came from pool reporter Gabby Orr of Politico, who said Trump will also invite South Korea, Australia and India to the next summit, which he is postponing until September.

More via pooler: “‘I don’t feel that as a G7 it properly represents what’s going on in the world. It’s a very outdated group of countries,’ he said. Alyssa Farah said this is bringing together our traditional allies to talk about how to deal with the future of China.”

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Seattle mayor imposes emergency curfew — set to begin only 14 minutes after her announcement

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The mayor of Seattle announced on Twitter that she would be signing an executive order imposing a curfew.

"I will soon be signing an emergency order and the city of Seattle will be imposing a 5 pm curfew soon," Durkin tweeted at 4:46 p.m. -- only 14 minutes before the order was set to go into effect.

"Crowds need to disburse from downtown immediately," she ordered.

"While many individuals gathered peaceful, some individuals have started fires and are destroying buildings. There are multiple fires downtown and it is an extremely dangerous situation. @Seattelfire (sic) does not have access to buildings," she continued.

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