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October 12, 2017 - 4:47 pm
Former Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi made a stunning admission during her press conference on Thursday, slamming the President’s executive order on healthcare just before admitting she has no idea what the new law actually states. The House Minority Leader was fielding questions from reporters...
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Dreamstime
October 12, 2017 - 4:42 pm
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly unloaded on the White House press pool on Thursday during a surprise appearance at the official press briefing, saying he was “astounded” at how the media “misreports” events inside the administration. Kelly was responding to questions from reporters at the...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:41 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- After months of bashing the Iran nuclear accord while simultaneously keeping it alive, President Trump is expected to "decertify" the agreement in a speech Friday as part of his new policy toward Iran. But decertification does not mean tearing up the agreement, nor will it...
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October 12, 2017 - 2:08 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- White House chief of staff John Kelly forcefully pushed back on rumors of discord between him and President Donald Trump on Thursday, telling reporters that he has no plans to resign or reason to believe he will be fired. "Although I read it all the time, pretty consistently, I'm...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:53 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday at the White House that seeks to increase consumer options for health insurance, but could further destabilize Obamacare marketplaces. With the “power of the pen,” Trump's executive order seeks to unravel significant parts of...
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October 12, 2017 - 1:20 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Questions about possible Russian collusion in the presidential election have plagued the Trump adminstration since the election. The issue has continued to make headlines party because new details about previously undisclosed meetings between top Trump campaign officials and Russian...
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Dreamstime
October 12, 2017 - 10:52 am
Mike Emanuel has the reaction on Capitol Hill. Watch the latest video at
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October 12, 2017 - 9:21 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A military judge will consider delaying the trial of Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl on charges of desertion and misbehavior before the enemy. The U.S. Army has scheduled a court martial hearing for Monday where Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl is expected to enter a plea in his desertion case. Bergdahl...
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ABC News
October 12, 2017 - 9:16 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Thursday the federal government cannot keep the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) in Puerto Rico "forever", even as the U.S. territory continues to reel from the devastation wrought by Hurricane Maria in September. "We cannot keep FEMA, the...
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Dreamstime
October 12, 2017 - 7:52 am
TOPEKA, Kan. (KNSS) - Kansas lawmakers considered tighter rules on payday lending during a committee meeting Wednesday, but they ultimately decided not to recommend more regulations for the short-term loans. Republican Senate Vice President Jeff Longbine says there are new federal regulations on...
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