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      US House takes last step before impeaching Trump
      Dec13

      US House takes last step before impeaching Trump

      It took three days of meetings, marked by inflamed rhetoric and increasingly personal disputes, but the Judiciary Committee on Friday voted along party lines to approve charges that U.S. President Donald Trump abused his power and obstructed a congressional investigation. The move marks the first vote at any level of the House on articles of...

      Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after TIME honor
      Dec12

      Trump mocks teen climate activist Greta Thunberg after TIME honor

      U.S. President Donald Trump revived his attacks on 16-year-old climate change activist Greta Thunberg on Thursday, criticizing TIME magazine for naming her Person of the Year and telling Thunberg to “chill!” “So ridiculous,” Trump, who was also on the shortlist to receive the honor, complained on Twitter. “Greta must work on her Anger Management...

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: EUCO on climate — Green Deal explained — No taxonomy deal
      Dec12

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: EUCO on climate — Green Deal explained — No taxonomy deal

      View in your browser or listen to audio By ANCA GURZU With Paola Tamma, Kalina Oroschakoff, Matei Rosca, Lili Bayer and Maïa De La Baume SNEAK PEEK — Will the EU agree to commit to a climate-neutral goal by 2050? EU leaders meet to discuss today. — We tell you everything you wanted to know about what’s in the proposed European Green Deal. —...

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: Green Deal time — Simson chat — Taxonomy in Council
      Dec11

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: Green Deal time — Simson chat — Taxonomy in Council

      View in your browser or listen to audio By ANCA GURZU With Paola Tamma, Kalina Oroschakoff, Louise Guillot, Maïa de La Baume and David M. Herszenhorn SNEAK PEEK — The Commission today unveils its Green Deal strategy, and it should gear up for a political fight to get it passed. — Kalina sits down with Energy Commissioner Kadri Simson at the...

      Democrats unveil impeachment charges against Trump
      Dec11

      Democrats unveil impeachment charges against Trump

      WASHINGTON — U.S. House of Representatives Democrats unveiled two articles of impeachment on Tuesday charging American President Donald Trump with abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, a historic step that will define Trump’s presidency and plunge Washington even deeper into a state of partisan polarization. “We do not take this...

      Emmanuel Macron’s turtle power
      Dec10

      Emmanuel Macron’s turtle power

      Emmanuel Macron met his old pal Charles Michel on Tuesday. Nothing unusual about that. But the French president eschewed the standard shirt-and-tie combo in favor of a navy blue turtleneck (or polo neck) underneath his suit. Twitter was, predictably, full of theories as to the president’s sartorial shift. Respect to Ukraine’s...

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: COP25 — Chatting with EIB’s Hoyer — Fiji warning
      Dec10

      POLITICO Pro Morning Energy and Climate, presented by FuelsEurope: COP25 — Chatting with EIB’s Hoyer — Fiji warning

      View in your browser or listen to audio By ANCA GURZU With Kalina Oroschakoff, Paola Tamma, Hanne Cokelaere, Joshua Posaner, Zack Colman and Laura Kayali SNEAK PEEK — Frans Timmermans arrives at the COP25 in Madrid, and underlines EU efforts to get major emitters on board, including through a carbon border tax if necessary. — Kalina caught up...

      Normandy talks land in Paris but fail to deliver peace in Ukraine
      Dec10

      Normandy talks land in Paris but fail to deliver peace in Ukraine

      PARIS — In hindsight, maybe it was a bad idea to name peace talks after Normandy, a region known for blood-soaked World War II battles in which tens of thousands of soldiers died. The leaders of France, Germany, Russia and Ukraine met in Paris Monday in the so-called Normandy Format aimed at ending the armed conflict in eastern Ukraine — the...

      Borrell urges EU to be foreign policy ‘player, not the playground’
      Dec09

      Borrell urges EU to be foreign policy ‘player, not the playground’

      The EU’s new top diplomat, Josep Borrell, has urged the bloc to step up and be a real geopolitical player or risk Europe becoming just a playground for other big powers. Ahead of chairing his first meeting of EU foreign ministers Monday, the bloc’s High Representative for Foreign Affairs and Security Policy wrote a three-page letter...

      Epic Sunday: Trump goes all-in on the tweets
      Dec09

      Epic Sunday: Trump goes all-in on the tweets

      U.S. President Donald Trump had a quiet Sunday schedule, with just one afternoon event in the Blue Room. But by nighttime, he had fired off 99 tweets and retweets, going for the usual suspects — Democratic rivals, the impeachment inquiry and allegations of fake news by the mainstream media. Trump’s Twitter barrage comes the day before House...