Beto O’Rourke has dropped out of the Democratic presidential primary. On Friday, November 1st, he told a small group of supporters “clearly see at this point that we do not have the means to pursue this campaign successfully.” The announcement came without warning but his campaign was running low on cash and was struggling with fundraising.
Politico report by David Siders.
The elections for the next president of the United States are less then a year from now. A lot can happen in a year, but what if we were to vote today? Who would win? How does Trump match up against Biden? What about Trump vs Warren or Trump vs Sanders?
NY Times report by Nate Cohn.
Impeachment inquiry by the House Intelligence, Oversight and Foreign Affairs panels released the first transcripts of hours-long hearings they held with former U.S. Ambassador to Ukraine Marie Yovanovitch and Michael McKinley, a former top aide to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. The top Democrats on the committees leading the inquiry said the testimony of both diplomats highlighted the “contamination” of American foreign policy by allies of the president who sought to create an “irregular back channel” to accomplish Mr. Trump’s personal and political objectives.
CBS News report by Camilo Montoya & Stefan Becket.