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October 31, 2017 - 11:44 am
(WASHINGTON)-- Part of the debate surrounding what did or didn’t happen behind the scenes in the Trump presidential campaign stems from the vague nature of the word at the heart of the investigation: collusion. President Donald Trump has repeatedly denied that there was any collusion between his...
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October 31, 2017 - 11:19 am
(WASHINGTON) -- In his first response to George Papadopoulos' guilty plea, President Donald Trump Tuesday attempted to distance himself from the foreign policy adviser who joined his 2016 campaign and, later, served on a presidential international business advisory council. "Few people knew the...
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ABC News
October 31, 2017 - 7:21 am
(NEW YORK) -- A member of President Trump’s personal legal team argued Tuesday that “there's no crime of collusion” after a foreign policy adviser to Trump's campaign pleaded guilty to lying to FBI agents about his communications with Russian nationals. “There's no crime of collusion,” Jay Sekulow...
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ABC News
October 31, 2017 - 5:20 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Carter Page, a former campaign adviser to President Donald Trump, said last night he "probably" discussed Russia with the Trump adviser who has been charged in special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation. “It may have come up from time to time, again, you know, there’s nothing...
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October 31, 2017 - 3:24 am
(WASHINGTON) -- White House Chief of Staff John Kelly on Monday called Confederate General Robert E. Lee an "honorable man" and suggested that a a lack of compromise caused the Civil War. “I would tell you that Robert E. Lee was an honorable man,” Kelly said in an interview on Fox News Monday...
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October 30, 2017 - 9:54 pm
Former House speaker sounds off on 'Hannity.' Watch the latest video at
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October 30, 2017 - 8:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- George Papadopoulos, a foreign policy adviser to President Donald Trump’s presidential campaign, pleaded guilty earlier this month to making false statements to FBI agents about his correspondence with Russian nationals and attempts to arrange a meeting between the campaign and...
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ABCNews.com
October 30, 2017 - 6:15 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A trio of arrests stemming from special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election raises questions about whether President Donald Trump could pardon the three men and whether it would make sense for him to do so. A federal grand...
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October 30, 2017 - 6:10 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Tony Podesta, the brother of Hillary Clinton's former campaign chairman John Podesta, has stepped down from his namesake lobbying group citing the current news environment, according to a source familiar with the situation. Tony Podesta is viewed as one of the most prominent...
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Dreamstime
October 30, 2017 - 2:54 pm
On 'The Daily Briefing,' Ohio lawmaker says tax reform will give the economy a much-needed shot in the arm. Watch the latest video at
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