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2020 presidential candidate Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-Mass.) is calling for the impeachment of President Trump 1 day after the Mueller report was released.

Details: This is the furthest a 2020 presidential hopeful has gone in response to the report. Last Sunday, Warren said Trump "may not even be a free person," by the 2020 elections, reports Politico. This is also Warren's first bout with Trump since she announced her bid for the presidency.

What others are saying: House Oversight Committee chairman Elijah E. Cummings (D-Md.) told CNN he may move forward with the articles of impeachment proposed by Warren, but "I want to make sure that I’ve got all my facts in a row." Cummings said he wants to wait for Attorney General William Barr and Special Counsel Robert Muller to openly discuss the report first.

  • 2020 presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker (D-N.J.) told reporters on Friday it is too soon to talk about impeachment hearings. He said they don't even have a full version of the report and haven’t had a chance to ask Mueller any questions.
  • Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) also voiced support for the impeachment of Trump following the highly anticipated reveal of the Mueller report.

Go deeper: Trump reacts to Mueller report release: "I chose not to" end investigation

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Cleanup on aisle Biden

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After two gaffes and a low blow from President Trump questioning his faith, Joe Biden spent Thursday evening off his own message — clarifying comments and responding to attacks.

Why it matters: Biden’s responses reflect what we could see a lot more of in the next few months — cringeworthy comments and Trump smears, smacking into each other and pulling the Democrat off course.

2020 election strategy: Hire all the lawyers

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The coronavirus has sent overall U.S. unemployment into the double digits — but it's a sort of full-employment act for election law attorneys.

The big picture: The prospect of extended court fights over COVID-19-related voting changes, an absentee ballot avalanche, foreign interference and contested presidential results has prompted a hire-all-the-lawyers binge by candidates and campaigns — not just in swing states but around the country.

Right-wing media defanged by dissolving anti-Biden storylines

Data: NewsWhip; Chart: Naema Ahmed/Axios

The three biggest anti-Joe Biden storylines in right-wing media over the last year have either fizzled or are getting less online traction than they used to, according to data from NewsWhip provided exclusively to Axios.

Why it matters: This dynamic has rendered a formidable media ecosystem less effective in boosting President Trump as we move into the heart of the 2020 campaign.