Politics

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June 24, 2020 - 11:43 am
By LIBBY CATHEY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Despite the nation's top public health officials contradicting him, President Donald Trump continues to insist the novel coronavirus "is going way" -- as he continues to push states to reopen their economies and ramps up his reelection campaign. Even as the...
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June 24, 2020 - 10:56 am
By ALEXANDER MALLIN, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- In a surprise ruling, the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals on Wednesday overruled District Judge Emmet Sullivan and ordered him to accept the Justice Department's motion to dismiss the case against former national security adviser Michael Flynn. President...
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June 24, 2020 - 6:23 am
By MOLLY NAGLE and JOHN VERHOVEK, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Joe Biden and Barack Obama reunited for the first time in the 2020 election cycle for a grassroots fundraiser Tuesday evening that raised more than $11 million, according to the campaign -- the best fundraising event for the former vice...
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June 24, 2020 - 6:20 am
By JOHN SANTUCCI and AARON KATERSKY, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The family of President Donald Trump is seeking a temporary restraining order against Mary Trump, a niece of the president who is writing a book about her famous uncle and family, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News...
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June 24, 2020 - 6:15 am
By ALI DUKAKIS, ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- A week before President Donald Trump's longtime friend and adviser Roger Stone was scheduled to turn himself in to federal prison in Georgia to begin his more than three-year sentence, his lawyers filed a motion seeking to delay his surrender, citing the...
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June 23, 2020 - 8:20 pm
By TRISH TURNER, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- With sweeping police reform on the cusp of collapse amid partisan recriminations in the Senate, one Republican has introduced a bill that he hopes might serve as a vehicle for bipartisan change. Sen. Mike Braun, a freshman Republican from Indiana,...
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June 23, 2020 - 7:34 pm
By CATHERINE THORBECKE, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- A chorus of business leaders have slammed the Trump administration's announcement that it is cracking down on a handful of work visas including those widely used by high-skilled tech workers. President Donald Trump signed a proclamation on Monday...
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June 23, 2020 - 7:17 pm
By EVAN MCMURRY, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Twitter has placed a "public interest" notice on President Trump's tweet threatening "serious force" against protesters outside the White House. The "public interest" notice is used by the platform when "it may be in the public interest to allow people to...
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June 23, 2020 - 7:06 pm
By ALEXANDER MALLIN and LUKE BARR, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- Two current Justice Department officials are set to appear before the House Judiciary Committee to detail a series of allegations regarding what Democrats describe as the "unprecedented politicization" of the department under President...
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June 23, 2020 - 3:46 pm
By ANNE FLAHERTY and MARIAM KHAN, ABC NEWS (WASHINGTON) -- The nation’s top health experts on Tuesday directly contradicted President Donald Trump’s suggestion that coronavirus testing should slow down, telling lawmakers that more tests -- not fewer -- are needed to curb the rate of COVID-19...
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