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WASHINGTON (Reuters) — The White House said Vice President Joe Biden and Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan discussed ways to deepen cooperation in the fight against Islamic State in a meeting on Saturday in Istanbul.

Biden and Erdogan also talked about the “importance of de-escalating recent tensions between Turkey and Iraq in a manner that respects Iraqi sovereignty,” the White House said in a statement released on Sunday.

(Reporting by Ayesha Rascoe; Editing by Sandra Maler)

Photo: U.S. Vice President Joe Biden (L) speaks next to Turkey’s President Tayyip Erdogan during a news conference following their meeting at Beylerbeyi Palace in Istanbul November 22, 2014. REUTERS/Murad Sezer

Hoiuse Speaker Nancy Pelosi

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Appearing on ABC's This Week, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi honored the late Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg by aptly describing her as a "brilliant brain" on the Supreme Court, reminded people that it's absolutely imperative to get out and vote this November, and the ongoing importance of battling the novel coronavirus pandemic. On the subject of the vacant Supreme Court seat, the Democrat from California didn't rule out launching an impeachment inquiry of Donald Trump (for the second time) or Attorney General Bill Barr, which would delay the Senate's ability to confirm a Supreme Court nominee of Trump's, either.

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