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June 08, 2017 - 12:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI Director James Comey accused the Trump administration Thursday of spreading “lies, plain and simple” about him and the FBI in the aftermath of his abrupt firing, in dramatic testimony that threatened to undermine Donald Trump’s presidency. As he opened his much...
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June 08, 2017 - 7:38 am
What: Former FBI Director James Comey testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee about the circumstances that led to his firing, including private meetings and conversations with President Trump. He will likely also face questions about the agency’s investigation into alleged Russian...
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May 24, 2017 - 7:45 am
VATICAN (ABC News) -- President Trump met with Pope Francis at the Vatican on Wednesday, a highly anticipated first meeting between the two leaders who had previously publicly clashed over immigration politics. The two held "cordial discussions" which enabled "an exchange of views on various themes...
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May 21, 2017 - 11:53 am
RIYADH, Saudi Arabia (AP) — President Donald Trump called on Middle Eastern leaders to combat a “crisis of Islamic extremism” emanating from the region, casting the fight against terrorism as a “battle between good and evil,” not a clash between the West and Islam. Trump’s address Sunday was the...
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Rick Flagg
May 02, 2017 - 10:19 am
TALLAHASSEE (by Rick Flagg/FLA. NEWS NETWORK) -- Final budget negotiations continue in the state capitol and the Senate President and House Speaker try to come up with a final compromise. The new budget will include a pay raise for state workers, the first in about a decade, but Senator Bill...
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Jay Anderson
April 08, 2017 - 10:15 am
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April 07, 2017 - 12:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) -- Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch was confirmed Friday, bringing a contentious 14-month partisan battle to a close. The elevation of Donald Trump's nominee could have lasting impacts for the Senate and the court. Vice President Mike Pence was presiding as the Senate voted 54-45...
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April 05, 2017 - 12:06 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has removed chief strategist Steve Bannon from the National Security Council, reversing a controversial early decision to give Bannon access to the high-level meetings. A new memorandum about the composition of the NSC was published in the Federal Register...
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April 02, 2017 - 9:24 pm
WASHINGTON, D.C. (by Alan McBride/FLA. NEWS NETWORK) -- The U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee has begun holding hearings into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. One of the Senators discussing the issue was Florida Republican Marco Rubio, who dropped a bombshell in hearings Thursday. Rubio...
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March 31, 2017 - 8:52 am
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