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Donald Trump confirms he's under investigation

However, The Washington Post report on Wednesday said that changed shortly after Mr Comey's firing . "It would be standard practice for the special counsel to examine financial records to look for a...

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Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Teams Play for Wounded Lawmaker at Annual Congressional Baseball Game

Scalise was fielding balls at second base when he was hit in the hip, and sustained grievous injuries as the bullet traveled through his pelvis and injured internal organs. He said he hoped the game ...

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Senate backs measure limiting president's power to lift sanctions

The amendment, which includes new sanctions on the Kremlin over human rights violations and meddling in the 2016 presidential election, is attached to an Iran sanctions bill that could pass as soon ...

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Trump has 'no intention' of firing special counsel Mueller

Mueller was appointed by US Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein to probe into alleged Russian interference in the 2016 US polls. Until now, Mueller had drawn widespread praise from Republicans ...

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WH to Lobby House GOP on Softening Senate Bill on Moscow Sanctions

The US Senate on Wednesday overwhelmingly approved a new package of sanctions that punish Russian Federation for its efforts to alter the course of the 2016 presidential election. Senate Minority ...

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Scalise undergoes more surgery after Virginia shooting

The doctor described how a bullet from an assault rifle entered Scalise's hip and traversed his pelvis, shattering blood vessels, bones and internal organs along the way. Steven Scalise in the hospi...

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No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

No sign of new gun control push in US Congress after shootings

Barry Loudermilk, R-Ga., who was on the baseball field, told reporters. Early reports say one of the wounded Capitol police officers finally shot and wounded the gunman, a remarkable feat of heroism...

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Scalise still in critical condition but improved after second surgery

Scalise was among five people wounded when the shooter sprayed rifle fire at congressional Republicans practicing for the game. Rep. Steve Scalise , the third highest-ranking Republican in the Hous...

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Deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby trial struggles to end impasse

Deadlocked jury in Bill Cosby trial struggles to end impasse

The case involves Cosby's sexual encounter with Andrea Constand , 44, at his suburban Philadelphia home. Constand , meanwhile, appeared as the prosecution's key witness, telling jurors that Cosb...

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Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Admin revokes blocked program to protect immigrant parents

Now that Trump has chose to keep the program in place, many of his strongest supporters may be angered by the president's latest immigration decision. The DACA program impacts around 800,000 you...

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Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

Gunman in congressional baseball shooting had list of names in his pocket

The Associated Press reports that shooter James Hodgkinson took his vehicle to a mechanic one day before the shooting. "The Congressional Baseball Game has never been about Republicans against D...

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The Alexandria shooting and Virginia gun laws

The Alexandria shooting and Virginia gun laws

Virginia requires background checks at commercial, licensed retailers, although background check requirements are more relaxed for private sales, such as at gun shows. "We all have the same goal here,...

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Celebrating Juneteenth at the Rosa Parks Museum

Celebrating Juneteenth at the Rosa Parks Museum

DRESSED FOR A NIGHT of enjoyment at Saturday's Juneteenth Family and Friends celebration at the Senior Center were, standing from left, Melanie McMahan, Carol West and Terrial Johnson. "We know that w...

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Maryland and DC Sue Trump, Alleging He Violated Constitution's Anti-Corruption Clauses

Attorneys General of D.C. and Maryland have filed a lawsuit against Donald Trump accusing him of violating the US Constitution since he assumed office as President. "The President is paid by co...

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Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Terry McAuliffe calls for gun control after baseball shooting

Using the Gun Violence Archive's definition, the number of mass shootings has been ticking upward in recent years: through June 14, there were 100 mass shootings in 2014, 135 in 2015, 142 last yea...

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Firing Mueller would be a stupid, reckless act even for Trump

President Trump is so out of touch with reality that he thinks he can threaten special counsel Robert Mueller into clearing him on the Russian Federation scandal. Richard Blumenthal (D-CT) predic...

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Trump is allegedly 'weighing' firing special prosecutor in Russian Federation probe

Such a firing must come from the attorney general, according to the Code of Federal Regulations, which would be Rosenstein , as Attorney General Jeff Sessions has recused himself . Ruddy is long-t...

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Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

Lobbyist shot is expected to make full recovery

Trump says Scalise "continues his very fearless fight", but adds: "it's been much more hard than people even thought at the time". Sava said that, while Scalise remains in critical condition , his ...

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Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Scalise on the mend, now in 'serious' condition

Medstar Washington Hospital Center released the update Saturday on behalf of the Scalise family. Scalise was shot Wednesday morning when a gunman opened fire at Republicans' congressional baseball...

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Witch Hunt! : Trump tweets he is under FBI investigation

Rosenstein, 52, has said little publicly, but a cryptic statement he released late Thursday captured some of the strain and frustration he is probably feeling about the numerous unauthorised leaks a...

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