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January 20, 2019 - 4:50 pm
Former senior investigative counsel on the House Oversight and Reform Committee Chris Staszak says Republicans and Democrats should both be concerned about the potential of leaks in the Mueller investigation. Watch the latest video at
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January 19, 2019 - 6:53 pm
In a bid to break the shutdown impasse and fund his long-promised border wall, President Donald Trump on Saturday offered to extend temporary protection for young people brought to the U.S. illegally as children. But while Trump cast the move as a "common-sense compromise," Democrats were quick to...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:35 pm
Special counsel Robert Mueller's office on Friday issued a rare public statement disputing the accuracy of BuzzFeed News' report that said President Donald Trump's attorney told Mueller that the president directed him to lie to Congress. BuzzFeed, citing two unidentified law enforcement officials,...
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January 18, 2019 - 8:29 pm
Will the president declare a national emergency or offer a compromise? Reaction and analysis from the 'Special Report' All-Stars. Watch the latest video at
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January 18, 2019 - 8:07 pm
A key part of Kansas Gov. Laura Kelly's budget plan appears doomed, creating potential trouble for her proposals to boost education funding and expand Medicaid. Opposition hardened swiftly Friday, a day after the Democratic governor proposed cutting the state's annual payments to its pension system...
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January 18, 2019 - 7:56 pm
The future of a much-criticized database that checks if voters are illegally registering in multiple states is up in the air now that former Kansas Secretary of State Kris Kobach no longer holds that office. A spokeswoman for Kansas Secretary of State Scott Schwab said Friday the office is...
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January 18, 2019 - 7:51 pm
Newly elected Kansas Congresswoman Sharice Davids, (D-Kansas), says her top priority is reopening the government. In a speech Friday at a Kansas City, Kansas, Chamber of Commerce forum, Davids called the partial government shutdown "completely unacceptable." There are nearly 19,000 federal...
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Sipa USA
January 18, 2019 - 10:51 am
Rep. Steve Scalise demanded Nancy Pelosi resume negotiations with President Trump Friday or step aside entirely; saying she should “authorize someone else” to spearhead budget talks with the White House. Scalise was speaking with Fox News when he weighed-in on the longest government shutdown in...
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January 17, 2019 - 8:04 pm
Pelosi continues to refuse to back down from request Trump delay State of the union address amid shutdown; Mike Emanuel reports from Capitol Hill. Watch the latest video at
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Sipa USA
January 17, 2019 - 1:45 pm
President Trump has postponed House Speaker Nancy Pelosi's upcoming trip to Brussels, Afghanistan and Egypt, citing the government shutdown. This is the letter sent: President @realDonaldTrump ’s letter to @SpeakerPelosi concerning her upcoming travel pic.twitter.com/TtBCvwp080 — Sarah Sanders (@...
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