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For the 3rd time in 4 years, President Trump has asked another country to interfere in U.S. elections.
Why it matters: It's not normal for presidents to solicit foreign interference in our elections. It's also against the law, as Federal Elections Commission chair Ellen Weintraub tweeted today.
Between the lines: Trump and Rudy Giuliani have been promoting allegations that Hunter Biden made "millions" in China by leveraging his father's name, reports Axios' Zachary Basu.
The bottom line: Trump is already facing an impeachment inquiry for the Ukraine call. Now he's saying it out loud with China — effectively challenging Congress.
Former Special Envoy to Ukraine Kurt Volker arrives on Capitol Hill before a closed-door deposition led by the House Intelligence Committee.
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Sesame Workshop is developing a talk show called “The Not Too Late Show with Elmo,” the AP reports.