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Liz Johnstone

Liz Johnstone is senior politics editor for NBC News digital. 

Liz Johnstone is senior politics editor for NBC News digital. 

Latest from Liz Johnstone

25d ago

Texas Democrats stage walkout over restrictive voting bill, killing it for now

The GOP-backed legislation will be added to a special session agenda, Gov. Greg Abbott said.
179d ago

In reversal, Trump signs spending bill, unlocking Covid aid and averting shutdown

The bill averts a government shutdown and restores unemployment benefits that had expired after the president delayed signing it.

The race for the 2020 nomination is on. Who of the Democratic candidates remain?

The field is shrinking. Here's a timeline of who's running for president.
612d ago

Tracking President Trump's visits to Trump properties

The president regularly visits his personal properties and golf courses in Virginia, Florida, and New Jersey.
684d ago

Trump retweets Epstein conspiracy theory, claiming Clinton connection

The president retweeted a conspiracy theory Saturday that suggested a connection between former President Bill Clinton and the death of the wealthy financier and accused sex trafficker.

'Heads must roll': After Epstein found dead, lawmakers want answers, justice for alleged victims

'Today, Jeffrey Epstein’s co-conspirators think they might have just gotten one last sweetheart deal,' Sen. Ben Sasse, R-Neb., said.
884d ago

Michael Cohen says Trump's 'threats against his family' will delay his testimony before the House

"This is a time where Mr. Cohen had to put his family and their safety first," Cohen's attorney, Lanny Davis, said.
917d ago

Partial government shutdown set to arrive at midnight

Despite last-minute talks, the Senate left Friday night without passing a stopgap funding measure, essentially guaranteeing a lapse in funding.
917d ago

Trump warns shutdown could last 'very long time,' urges McConnell to go 'nuclear' and end filibuster

"Mitch, use the Nuclear Option and get it done! Our Country is counting on you!" Trump tweeted.
1466d ago

NBC News Exclusive: Memo Shows Watergate Prosecutors Had Evidence Nixon White House Plotted Violence

Watergate prosecutors had evidence that operatives for then-President Richard Nixon planned an assault on anti-war demonstrators in 1972, including potentially physically attacking Vietnam whistleblower Daniel Ellsberg, according to a never-before-published memo obtained by NBC News.
1473d ago

Artists Across the Country Revolt Against Trump

Artists are taking on President Donald Trump — wrestling with how to portray him and how to protest him.