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The White House has denied it blocked Bolton from accessing his account.”},{“title”:”Watch Biden fire back at Graham: I’m embarrassed for you”,”duration”:”01:14″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/22/joe-biden-lindsey-graham-ukraine-don-lemon-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/22/joe-biden-lindsey-graham-ukraine-don-lemon-sot-nr-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191122151847-joe-biden-lindsey-graham-ukraine-don-lemon-sot-nr-vpx-00001212-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/22/joe-biden-lindsey-graham-ukraine-don-lemon-sot-nr-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Democratic presidential candidate and former Vice President Joe Biden discusses Sen. 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Lindsey Graham’s request to the State Department for documents related to Biden and his son’s previous work in Ukraine in an interview with CNN’s Don Lemon.”},{“title”:”Trump blames ex-diplomat for not hanging his picture”,”duration”:”02:20″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/22/trump-false-claim-schiff-yovanovitch-fox-and-friends-interview-dale-lead-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/22/trump-false-claim-schiff-yovanovitch-fox-and-friends-interview-dale-lead-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191118134216-trump-file-1108-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/22/trump-false-claim-schiff-yovanovitch-fox-and-friends-interview-dale-lead-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”Trump makes at least 18 false claims in a 53-minute interview with morning show, \”Fox & Friends.\” CNN’s Daniel Dale checks two of those claims.”,”descriptionText”:”Trump makes at least 18 false claims in a 53-minute interview with morning show, \”Fox & Friends.\” CNN’s Daniel Dale checks two of those claims.”},{“title”:”Trump’s Fox News interview contradicts impeachment witnesses”,”duration”:”03:27″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:””,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/22/president-trump-fox-and-friends-fox-news-impeachment-mh-orig.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/22/president-trump-fox-and-friends-fox-news-impeachment-mh-orig.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191122155127-president-trump-fox-and-friends-fox-news-impeachment-mh-orig-00002502-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/22/president-trump-fox-and-friends-fox-news-impeachment-mh-orig.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”In an interview on \”Fox and Friends,\” President Trump criticized several witnesses who testified in the impeachment inquiry and said he would welcome a Senate trial if the House votes to impeach.”,”descriptionText”:”In an interview on \”Fox and Friends,\” President Trump criticized several witnesses who testified in the impeachment inquiry and said he would welcome a Senate trial if the House votes to impeach.”},{“title”:”Crucial 2020 battleground weighs in on impeachment”,”duration”:”02:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/22/impeachment-inquiry-pennsylvania-voters-yurkevich-dnt-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/22/impeachment-inquiry-pennsylvania-voters-yurkevich-dnt-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191121200117-pennsylavnia-voters-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/22/impeachment-inquiry-pennsylvania-voters-yurkevich-dnt-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s Vanessa Yurkevich travels to the suburbs of Philadelphia to see how voters feel about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s Vanessa Yurkevich travels to the suburbs of Philadelphia to see how voters feel about the impeachment inquiry into President Trump.”},{“title”:”Avlon: Sondland’s testimony killed Trump’s main defense”,”duration”:”03:18″,”sourceName”:”CNN”,”sourceLink”:”https://www.cnn.com/”,”videoCMSUrl”:”/video/data/3.0/video/politics/2019/11/22/trump-quid-pro-quo-defenses-reality-check-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/index.xml”,”videoId”:”politics/2019/11/22/trump-quid-pro-quo-defenses-reality-check-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn”,”videoImage”:”//cdn.cnn.com/cnnnext/dam/assets/191122075346-avlon-trump-defenses-large-169.jpg”,”videoUrl”:”/videos/politics/2019/11/22/trump-quid-pro-quo-defenses-reality-check-avlon-newday-vpx.cnn/video/playlists/this-week-in-politics/”,”description”:”CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\” target=\”_blank\”>John Avlon\u003c/a> runs through the GOP’s defenses of President Donald Trump related to the White House impeachment inquiry and questions their credibility after witness testimonies.”,”descriptionText”:”CNN’s \u003ca href=\”http://www.cnn.com/profiles/john-avlon-profie\” target=\”_blank\”>John Avlon\u003c/a> runs through the GOP’s defenses of President Donald Trump related to the White House impeachment inquiry and questions their credibility after witness testimonies.”}],’js-video_headline-featured-1lk9u3w’,”,”js-video_source-featured-1lk9u3w”,true,true,’this-week-in-politics’);if (typeof configObj.context !== ‘string’ || configObj.context.length
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