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November 01, 2017 - 2:06 pm
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ABC News
November 01, 2017 - 11:46 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has told senior congressional leadership that he wants to name the forthcoming tax reform bill the “The Cut Cut Cut Act,” a senior administration official tells ABC News. Less than 24 hours before the bill is slated to be revealed, the name of the bill has...
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ABC News
November 01, 2017 - 11:18 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The details of the House Republican tax reform bill have continued to be intensely debated even over the last 24 hours, but there are two key areas of compromise between House Republican leaders and the White House, according to two sources familiar with the draft bill. 401Ks – The...
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November 01, 2017 - 5:40 am
(WASHINGTON) -- ­Newly disclosed documents filed in the case against Paul Manafort and Rick Gates lay out the government's reasons for treating the indicted men as flight risks. Manafort and Gates, both men of substantial wealth and with considerable foreign contacts, are facing 188 and 151 months...
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US Senate
November 01, 2017 - 5:33 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., called out President Donald Trump over his response to domestic terror on Tuesday in the wake of a deadly a truck-ramming attack in New York City. "The Trump administration [has] taken the gloves off when it comes to the war on terror overseas," Graham...
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October 31, 2017 - 10:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's former political strategist advised him in a phone call on Monday to be more aggressive about slowing down special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into whether Trump’s campaign colluded with the Russians, according to three sources close to Bannon...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:36 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump called the driver who killed eight people in New York City Tuesday afternoon a "sick and deranged person," then offered his condolences to those affected by the attack. "In NYC, looks like another attack by a very sick and deranged person," Trump wrote on...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:21 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- House Republicans are delaying the rollout of their tax bill amid unresolved questions about key elements of the plan. Republicans were slated to unveil the bill Wednesday, but are now pushing the announcement to Thursday, House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Kevin Brady, R-Texas...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- On Monday, the first charges and first plea in special prosecutor Robert Mueller's Russia investigation were revealed, unearthing accusations of lying to the FBI, conspiracy and money laundering. President Donald Trump's former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, and Manafort's...
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October 31, 2017 - 8:09 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Senators pressed top officials from Facebook, Google and Twitter for answers Tuesday about the steps the social media companies have taken to address Russian use of social media to influence the 2016 U.S. presidential election. “This is the national security challenge of the 21st...
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