Could Dems’ 2020 nominee be someone you’ve never heard of?

SOUTH BEND, Ind. — At 36, Pete Buttigieg is just over the minimum age required to be president of the United States. Outside South Bend, Indiana, the Rust Belt community where he’s been mayor since age 29, few people know his name. Those who know it struggle to pronounce it. (It’s BOO’-tah-juhj.)

Trump plans to make ‘major announcement’ on shutdown, border

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump said he will make a “major announcement” about the government shutdown and the southern border this afternoon as the standstill over his border wall continues into its fifth week. Democrats are now proposing hundreds of millions of dollars for new immigration judges and improvements to ports of entry from Mexico, but nothing for the wall, a House aide said, as the party begins fleshing out its vision of improving border security.

Mueller disputes accuracy of BuzzFeed report on Trump, Cohen

WASHINGTON — Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News’ report that said President Donald Trump’s former attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress.