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Trump calls impeachment a “dirty, filthy, disgusting word.” Plus: A new proposal from Senator Kamala Harris could escalate tensions between states and the federal government.
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What We’re Following Today

It’s Thursday, May 30.

‣ President Donald Trump renewed his attacks on former Special Counsel Robert Mueller, and balked at the suggestion that Congress might move to impeach him. “To me it’s a dirty word, the word impeach. It’s a dirty, filthy, disgusting word,” he said.

‣ New documents cited in a federal-court filing offer evidence that the administration (The administration

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