Politics

ABC News
October 29, 2017 - 1:13 pm
(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump in a series of tweets Sunday morning repeated his prior assertions that a federal investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and potential ties to his presidential campaign is a political " witch hunt ." The president's tweets came as special...
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United States Congress
October 29, 2017 - 10:04 am
(NEW YORK) -- The House Intelligence Committee's top Democratic member said he "can't answer" on whether President Donald Trump is under investigation in special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia probe. "I can't answer that one way or the other," Democratic Rep. Adam Schiff of California told ABC...
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ABC News
October 29, 2017 - 9:29 am
(NEW YORK) -- Whoever is targeted in the first charges sought by the special counsel's Russia investigation likely already knows, said New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie, a former federal prosecutor. “Believe me, if you’re the person, you know,” Christie, a former U.S. attorney, told ABC News Chief...
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United States House of Representatives
October 29, 2017 - 8:33 am
(AKRON, Iowa) -- Donald Trump Jr. is the guest of honor at Iowa Republican Rep. Steve King's annual two-day Col. Bud Day Pheasant Hunt, which began Saturday. The hunt takes place at the Hole 'N the Wall Lodge in Akron, Iowa and includes a campaign fundraiser for King, so having the president's...
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October 29, 2017 - 7:32 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The White House would currently be better described as "The Haunted House." On Friday, the exterior of the first family's residence began to be decorated with fake spider webs in anticipation of Monday's arrival on the South Lawn of trick-or-treaters from 20 schools from Maryland,...
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ABC News
October 29, 2017 - 7:24 am
(NEW YORK) -- Hillary Clinton demonstrated this weekend that she may have lost the 2016 presidential election, but she hasn't lost her sense of humor. Saturday marked the one-year anniversary of when, with 11 days until Election Day, former FBI Director James Comey sent a letter to members of...
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Dreamstime
October 28, 2017 - 10:48 pm
TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) - Kansas lawmakers are proposing a new version of the state's privatized Medicaid program that would require about 12,000 adults to work in order to qualify for benefits. The proposal was unveiled Friday as the state considers changes to a program that serves more than 400,000...
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Alex Wong/Getty Images
October 28, 2017 - 6:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The special counsel team investigating Russia's alleged meddling in the 2016 election and possible links to the campaign of President Donald Trump has sought charges against at least one unidentified target, ABC News has learned. Sources tell ABC News an indictment announcement and...
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Thinkstock
October 28, 2017 - 4:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The House Intelligence Committee and research firm Fusion GPS have reached a confidential agreement regarding the panel's subpoena of the firm's bank records, following new revelations about the origins of the controversial dossier of unverified allegations against President Trump...
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October 28, 2017 - 2:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Dana Boente, the U.S. attorney for Eastern Virginia who briefly took over as acting U.S. attorney general, has stepped down. Earlier this year, Boente briefly replaced Sally Yates as acting attorney general after President Donald Trump fired Yates for refusing to defend his first...
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