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October 17, 2017 - 12:01 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee will likely subpoena Michael Flynn Jr., the son of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, after he declined to be interviewed by the committee as part of its Russia probe, according to a committee source. The panel had requested...
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October 17, 2017 - 9:35 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., withdrew his nomination to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy after a news report found that a bill he authored weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to go after drug companies distributing large amounts of opioids. "Rep. Tom...
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October 17, 2017 - 9:25 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton has reiterated, yet again, that she is not going to run for president a third time, despite President Donald Trump's latest urging that she do so. During an interview that aired today with BBC Radio 4 in the U.K., Clinton was asked whether she will make another run...
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October 17, 2017 - 5:09 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump’s big announcements last week on health care and Iran have big implications, but ones Congress will largely have to sort out, adding major items to their already massive to-do list. With only 38 working days left for this year, here’s what Capitol Hill is...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:52 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump touched a nerve with former White House officials after saying on Monday that previous presidents did not make phone calls to the families of fallen service members. Trump was responding to a question about why he has not yet made remarks about the four...
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October 16, 2017 - 8:05 pm
(PHILADELPHIA) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., slammed "half-baked, spurious nationalism" in an impassioned speech while accepting the Liberty Medal in Philadelphia on Monday evening. McCain, who was presented with the medal by former Vice President Joe Biden, began by saying he was humbled by the...
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October 16, 2017 - 3:42 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- In a wide-ranging, impromptu press conference from the White House Rose Garden Monday, President Donald Trump -- joined by Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell -- addressed a number of his administration's current goals as well as ongoing controversies. For over 30 minutes, Trump...
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October 16, 2017 - 12:35 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- As a candidate for president, Donald Trump was open about his displeasure of then-President Obama's deal to retrieve Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl from Afghanistan after his 2009 disappearance and capture by the Taliban. Beyond condemning the deal itself, Trump also verbally attacked...
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October 16, 2017 - 12:23 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he understands Steve Bannon's frustrations and added that the Republican Party is "not getting the job done" when it comes to their legislative agenda. Bannon, who served the administration until August as White House chief strategist, said Saturday that...
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October 15, 2017 - 9:43 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley dismissed rumors of friction between her and Secretary of State Rex Tillerson during an appearance on This Week Sunday. Haley was asked by ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos about a Politico report that tensions between...
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