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December 12, 2018 - 6:19 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Michael Flynn, the president’s onetime national security adviser, is asking a federal judge to spare him a prison sentence after cooperating for more than a year with prosecutors in special counsel Robert Mueller’s office, which is investigating Russian interference in the 2016...
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December 10, 2018 - 4:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- With current White House chief of staff John Kelly set to depart by year's end, President Donald Trump is scrambling to fill the top White House position after Kelly's expected replacement announced unexpectedly he would not take the job. The uncertainty comes at a critical time as...
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December 09, 2018 - 8:57 am
(NEW YORK) -- Republican Sen. Marco Rubio said repeatedly that President Donald Trump pardoning former campaign chairman Paul Manafort would be a “terrible mistake,” and that doing so could possibly “trigger a debate about whether the pardon powers should be amended.” “I think that would be a...
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December 07, 2018 - 10:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he will nominate William Barr, the late President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. The president also announced he's nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the...
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December 04, 2018 - 9:09 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller is recommending no prison time for retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn, citing the former national security adviser’s “substantial assistance” in his ongoing investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “Given the defendant’s...
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November 30, 2018 - 8:14 am
(BUENO AIRES, Argentina) -- Appearing alongside Mexican President Enrique Pena Nieto and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at the G-20 summit in Buenos Aires, Argentina, President Donald Trump hailed the ceremonial signing Friday of the new USMCA trade agreement and framed it as the conclusion...
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November 27, 2018 - 6:20 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The midterm election is over but before Democrats can assert their authority as a legislative check against President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans, lame-duck lawmakers must strike a bipartisan funding deal to avert a partial government shutdown early next month...
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November 26, 2018 - 6:29 am
(TUPELO, Miss.) -- President Donald Trump is poised to make two stops in Mississippi to buoy GOP Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith's uncertain lead on the eve of a surprisingly tight Senate special election -- signaling the severity of concerns among top Republicans after a series of controversies crippled the...
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November 21, 2018 - 8:39 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump White House has given the Pentagon new authorities to troops on the border to protect Customs and Border Protection (CBP) personnel if they are overwhelmed, including the use of lethal force, according to White House memo obtained by ABC News, sent by chief of staff John...
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November 20, 2018 - 3:36 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In an extraordinary statement, President Trump on Tuesday defended Saudi Arabia in the face of mounting pressure over the slaying of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi. “Representatives of Saudi Arabia say that Jamal Khashoggi was an “enemy of the state” and a member of the...
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