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Nunes Claims Democrats Are Not Serious About Russia Investigation

The latest incident came Tuesday after the chairman cancelled a hearing that was supposed to include testimony from the former acting Attorney General Sally Yates who President Trump fired. Last week,...

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Department of Justice appealing Hawaii judge's extension of Trump travel ban halt

Watson also refused to narrow his ruling to only apply to the six-nation ban, as the government requested. The quickest way to do that is a temporary restraining order. The department urged the ju...

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Senate heads for Supreme Court showdown

Senate heads for Supreme Court showdown

President Barack Obama's nominee, appellate judge Merrick Garland , to replace conservative Justice Antonin Scalia - who died in February 2016. In fact, if Neil Gorsuch had principle, he would ...

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More Democratic senators oppose Trump's US Supreme Court pick

While chastising Democrats for threatening to filibuster Neil Gorsuch's Supreme Court nomination , White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer on Thursday delivered one of his most egregious falsehoods y...

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Sanctuary Cities: Showdown between the President & Mayors Escalates

State Attorney General Eric Schneiderman said in a Monday statement , "Despite what Attorney General Sessions implied this afternoon, state and local governments and law enforcement have broad auth...

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Trump administration appeals federal court ruling on travel ban

Romper's requests for comment to the White House and Department of Justice were not immediately returned. And the legal battle against Trump's ban could go all the way to the Supreme Court. It includ...

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Trump attacks his conservative Republican colleagues

After threatening backlash for members of the hardline conservative House Freedom Caucus in the morning, he prodded specific members of the group to get behind his agenda more than eight hours later...

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Pence confirms discussions about Israel embassy move to Jerusalem

Pence confirms discussions about Israel embassy move to Jerusalem

Haley described herself as "a new sheriff in town" at the United Nations and said she was determined to restore USA leadership there. AIPAC has striven to promote bipartisanship as a theme this co...

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"We Must Fight" The Freedom Caucus In 2018

President Donald Trump tweeted Thursday, "The Freedom Caucus will hurt the entire Republican agenda if they don't get on the team, & fast". Trump vowed to "fight" Freedom Caucus lawmakers - member...

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Manchin shares details on Gorsuch support

The Senate's Republicans would need eight Democrats to vote with them in order to prevent the filibuster, a parliamentary maneuver that would make it hard for Gorsuch's nomination to get an up or down...

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White House Officials Gave Nunes Info on Trump's Wiretap Claims

White House Officials Gave Nunes Info on Trump's Wiretap Claims

The cloud of investigation has hung over Trump's White House since the day he took office. The talks are preliminary, and no official offers have been made. Nunes then spoke with reporters and the pre...

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Stephen Colbert Teases Mike Pence for Being

Stephen Colbert Teases Mike Pence for Being "Naughty" When Wife Isn't Around

The WaPo profile described Karen as a kind of quiet cookie-wielding Stepford companion whose influence over her husband isn't so much observed by onlookers, but felt. What a luxury it is for a man to...

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USA sanctuary cities weigh response to Trump's threat to curb funding

While they're known as sanctuary cities, that really just means safe places for undocumented immigrants to be. Murray, along with city attorney Pete Holmes announced that the goal of the lawsuit is ...

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Colorado wildfire scorches woodland, at least 1000 people evacuated

Authorities say the blaze may have been started by people. This video shows an infrared aerial view of the fire captured on Sunday. Frankel told AP that smoke was pouring toward neighborhoods and th...

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Hawaiian judge extends halt on refugee vetting order

The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals will decide only on Chuang's decision, not Watson's. Then on Wednesday, Watson extended the order , preventing the USA government from suspending new visas for...

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Jim Jordan: 'The Freedom Caucus Is Trying To Change Washington'

We must fight them, and Dems, in 2018!'"Now the president's clearly frustrated with this division in the Republican party ". 'He's been suggesting that as much'. Jordan was chairman of the group of t...

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Supreme Court showdown looms with far-reaching consequences

In remarks made to Democratic party donors, McCaskill commented that she was happy to vote against Gorsuch, "but I'm very uncomfortable being part of a strategy that's going to open up the Supreme Cou...

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Health care defeat means GOP risks blame in '18 elections

Health care defeat means GOP risks blame in '18 elections

Trump and the Freedom Caucus want to dramatically shrink domestic programmes. Most of the GOP no-voters represent safely Republican seats — some drawn to ensure they stay that way — and whose grip o...

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House Intel chairman: Paul Manafort volunteered to interview in Russian Federation probe

On Wednesday, Nunes rushed to the White House with what he described as new documents that showed communications from Trump's transition team had been incidentally swept up in legal surveillance don...

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Schumer Blasts GOP's Plan To Move On To Tax Reform

Schumer Blasts GOP's Plan To Move On To Tax Reform

During the interview, Poe said that while Democrats were in power, the Freedom Caucus was the "opposition caucus", but now that Republicans are in the majority, it "continues to be the opposition ...

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Court appearance set for man suspected in I-85 fire

Court appearance set for man suspected in I-85 fire

Cherokee County residents looking to head south for spring break this weekend or commute into work in Atlanta in weeks to come are going to have to prepare for heavier traffic than usual in the afte...

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United States lawmakers claim Russian Federation 'tried to hijack USA election'

United States lawmakers claim Russian Federation 'tried to hijack USA election'

Virginia Senator Mark Warner made the accusations on Thursday during a US Senate Intelligence Committee hearing . He said Thursday's session would examine how Russian Federation may have used tec...

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Former aides set to testify against Penn State ex-president

Former aides set to testify against Penn State ex-president

Testimony before the jury of seven women and five men could last the week. Alternates for the jury were also selected this morning. "The only thing necessary for evil to triumph is for men to do n...

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Driver admitted to texting while driving before bus crash that killed 13

Driver admitted to texting while driving before bus crash that killed 13

Johnson says another call came in to the Uvalde 911 dispatchers about the same vehicle. Morrison said the collision occurred Wednesday when the northbound pickup truck apparently veered into the lan...

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Chuck Barris, host of the Gong Show, has died at age 87

Chuck Barris, host of the Gong Show, has died at age 87

ABC eventually moved Barris to the west coast where he worked in daytime programming and, on June 14, 1965, he formed Chuck Barris Productions which created such hits as The Dating Game , The Newl...

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Should Dems filibuster the Gorsuch vote?

Should Dems filibuster the Gorsuch vote?

By saying Gorsuch's nomination will have a cloture vote, Schumer indicated that Democrats will try to block Gorsuch's nomination through a filibuster - which they can do unless Gorsuch can earn 60 vot...

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AIPAC Policy Conference Adapts to the World of Trump

He thanked the new Republican president for a recent US budget request that "leaves military aid to Israel fully funded". Trump's predecessor, Barack Obama, drew criticism from Republicans and Trump...

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Rubio: Russian Hackers Targeted Members of My Presidential Campaign

Rubio: Russian Hackers Targeted Members of My Presidential Campaign

In his opening statement, Committee Chairman Sen. When asked if Russian Federation interfered in the United States vote Putin said , "Read my lips: No". Putin on Thursday again dismissed charges that...

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Driver Who Caused Central Texas Crash That Killed 13 Was Texting

Driver Who Caused Central Texas Crash That Killed 13 Was Texting

Real County ( Texas ) Constable Nathan Johnson says that the first call was made by a motorist who reported seeing the pickup truck driver operating the vehicle in an "erratic" way while traveling nor...

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NCAA to review HB2 repeal, decide next week on North Carolina return

The three-part proposal repeals the law known as House Bill 2 . "This is what folks were looking for, and North Carolina has a long and storied history of both collegiate and professional sport...

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Man claims bomb in trunk at White House checkpoint

Keoughan told the Secret Service: "There's a bomb in the trunk" while holding something in his right hand, the police report said. The incident occurred at 11.05 p.m., according to the Secret Servic...

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Trump Doubles Down On House Freedom Caucus For Opposing Obamacare Repeal

Schultze reports it chides Trump for tweeting out a threat directed at the House Freedom Caucus after the GOP healthcare bill collapsed last week. Top outside groups are urging Republican leadersh...

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Members Who Vote With Freedom Caucus Did Better Than Trump in Elections

While Trump has vowed to take on these members of Congress, the data suggests he could be in for a fight to convince conservative voters to dump conservative members of Congress they liked more than h...

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Pettersen holds one-stroke lead at weather-hit ANA Inspiration

Pettersen holds one-stroke lead at weather-hit ANA Inspiration

So yeah, hopefully can keep it going. Odd and Wagner went on to win those respective tournaments, while McCallister settled for a third-place finish. "I wasn't hitting it bad those two weeks (where ...

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Nunes 'diverting' from Russian Federation questions

The person spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss the correspondence. Yates' lawyer also sent a letter to White House general counsel Donald McGahn on Friday stating her intentions to testify ba...

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