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House Democrats are calling President Trump's comparison of the impeachment inquiry to a "lynching" irresponsible. Speaking at the Capitol, Democratic Caucus Chairman Hakeem Jeffries said the President should not compare a constitutionally mandated impeachment inquiry to such "a dangerous and dark chapter for American history." Vice Chair Katherine Clark said Trump's comments are "grotesque."        Iraq says U.S. forces pulling out of Syria don't have permission to stay in their country. The Iraqi military announced today that the troops can only be in the country while transiting somewhere else. This contradicts the Pentagon's claim that the troops would be in Western Iraq to continue fighting ISIS.        Texas Governor Greg Abbott is issuing a disaster declaration after Sunday's storms in north Texas. The declaration covers 16 counties that got hit by severe weather. At least three tornadoes have been confirmed by the National Weather Service, including an EF-3 twister in Dallas. At least six people were injured.        Four more parents in the widespread college admissions cheating scandal are pleading guilty. Federal prosecutors in Boston said Monday the four have changed their earlier not-guilty pleas. They paid to have their children's admission scores raised and, in some cases, to have their children fraudulently recruited as athletes.       Obamacare premiums will decrease four-percent in 2020 across 38 different states. It's the second consecutive year of lower rates and six states using healthcare-dot-gov are seeing double-digit drops. The Trump administration has approved requests by a dozen states to create reinsurance programs, which shield insurance companies from high-cost patients and help keep premiums down.        The World Series is expected to have a big economic impact on the District of Columbia. The city's tourism arm thinks the Series will pump about six-and-a-half-million-bucks into the local economy as thousands are expected to pack restaurants, sports bars and local hotels. The Fall Classic between the Nats and Astros begins tonight in Houston.