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Contradicting Trump, deputy AG Rosenstein says his memo not meant to 'justify' Comey firing Contradicting Trump, deputy AG Rosenstein says his memo not meant to 'justify' Comey firing
WASHINGTON Despite President Trump's repeated assertions that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein's scathing memo provided the foundation for last week's abrupt dismissal of FBI Director James Comey, the deputy attorney general told Congress Friday that the document was not actually offered to justify the firing nor was it meant to be made public. "My memorandum is not a statement of rea...
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Trump defends sharing 'facts' with Russians amid reports Israel provided once-secret intel Trump defends sharing 'facts' with Russians amid reports Israel provided once-secret intel
WASHINGTON President Trump on Tuesday defended his right to share "facts" about terrorism and airline safety with top Russian diplomats, amid reports that Israel supplied the once-secret information at the heart of the latest furor to engulf the White House. Trump is under fire after reports that he revealed highly classified intelligence to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Russian...
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Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear North Carolina case a win Voting advocates call Supreme Court's decision not to hear North Carolina case a win
WASHINGTON The Supreme Court sidestepped the politically divisive issue of voting rights Monday, refusing to reconsider a lower court's ruling that a North Carolina photo-ID law discriminated against black voters "with almost surgical precision." The justices denied the state's case in part because North Carolina's government changed hands in November, and the new Democratic governor does not...
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As Trump implies there are 'tapes' of talks with Comey, Sean Spicer refuses to answer As Trump implies there are 'tapes' of talks with Comey, Sean Spicer refuses to answer
White House spokesman Sean Spicer repeatedly refused to confirm or deny whether President Trump tapes his phone calls or conversations with others including inside the Oval Office. The startling non-denial at the White House press briefing came just hours after Trump, in what appeared to be a threat to his fired FBI director Friday morning, implied there may be recordings of his conversations...
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Congress to investigate misconduct in largest government-run prison Congress to investigate misconduct in largest government-run prison
WASHINGTON A House committee is launching an investigation into the federal Bureau of Prisons' handling of "egregious" misconduct at the largest government-run detention facility where the warden and other officials were awarded thousands of dollars in bonuses despite female staffers' persistent allegations of sexual harassment. House Oversight and Government Reform Chairman Jason Chaffetz,...
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Comey's dismissal had nothing to do with Russia probe, Trump says Comey's dismissal had nothing to do with Russia probe, Trump says
WASHINGTON As calls for an independent prosecutor intensify on both sides of the aisle, President Trump and his aides argued Wednesday that the firing of FBI Director James Comey was a long time coming and had nothing to do with the agency's ongoing investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russians. President Trump spent months considering whether to fire FBI...
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Pentagon wants more troops, bombs for Afghanistan to counter Taliban Pentagon wants more troops, bombs for Afghanistan to counter Taliban
WASHINGTON The Pentagon is proposing to counter the resilient Taliban insurgency in Afghanistan by adding thousands more U.S. troops, putting them closer to combat and pounding militants with more airstrikes, according to a senior Defense official. There are about 8,400 U.S. troops in Afghanistan, down from the peak of 100,000 in 2010-'11. The request for at least 3,000 more American combat ...
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What does the Republican Obamacare repeal bill actually do? What does the Republican Obamacare repeal bill actually do?
The House is set to vote Thursday on the latest version of Republicans' Obamacare repeal legislation. After weeks of negotiations on the bill following the GOP's ill-fated attempt to bring it to the floor in March, here's a refresher on what the current version of the bill actually includes: Medicaid expansion phaseout More than half the insurance coverage gains under the Affordable Care Act c...
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Trump praises Australia's universal health care in meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull Trump praises Australia's universal health care in meeting with Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull
WASHINGTON Four months after a contentious phone call, President Trump sought Thursday to smooth relations with the leader of Australia by celebrating a major U.S.-Australian naval milestone in World War II. "We've been allies for 99 years," Trump told reporters after meeting with Australian Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull. "Can you imagine that? 99 years. And never a bad time." Trump and ...
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Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill to woo moderates Republicans tweak Obamacare repeal bill to woo moderates
WASHINGTON House Republicans snagged a few more votes for their Obamacare repeal-and-replace bill after promising to plump it up with an $8 billion amendment designed to help those with pre-existing conditions pay for their health care part of a high-stakes push to win over moderate GOP lawmakers who have balked at the legislation even as the White House ramps up pressure for a vote on the bil...
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