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Trump said firing Comey relieved 'great pressure'

He tweeted: "This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in American history!" The law enforcement investigation into possible coordination between Russian Federation and the Trump presid...

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Supreme Court won't rescue NC voter ID law

When the law passed, North Carolina Republicans said voter ID is a sound requirement to increase the integrity of elections. "An ugly chapter in voter suppression is finally closing", said Dale Ho, ...

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Trump decries 'single greatest witch hunt' in USA history

Trump decries 'single greatest witch hunt' in USA history

On May 8, the day before Comey was sacked, Rosenstein says he "learned that President Trump meant to remove Director Comey and sought my advice and input". Congressman Dan Kildee, D-Flint has signed t...

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Santos Meeting Attacks Venezuela, Praises Walls

The Senate will be tasked with confirming whoever Trump nominates. Colombia was responsible for making 710 metric tons of cocaine a year ago, compared to only 235 tons in 2013. TRUMP: No, no - next ...

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Ford cuts 1400 jobs, 10 pct of white-collar work force

It added: " Reducing costs and becoming as lean and efficient as possible also remain part of that work ". The automaker's product development unit and Ford Credit will be spared, as will operations i...

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Local ranchers hopeful after trade deal with China

Local ranchers hopeful after trade deal with China

By day 100, which is July 16, China agreed it would issue guidelines allowing card payment services that are US owned to start their licensing process in an industry where UnionPay in China has be...

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Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

Trumpet star Blanchard: Confederate statue removal historic

As a reminder, vandalism of any public property is strictly prohibited. The City Council approved Landrieu's proposal to remove the monuments in 2015. But removal of the monuments has drawn praise...

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Hillary Clinton Practiced How to Avoid a Hug From Donald Trump

Reines proceeds to wrap his arms around Clinton as she attempts to scamper away and laughter fills the room. On Friday, Reines tweeted a video of his "favorite moment from debate prep", showing ...

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Limbaugh: Where Are Comey's Memos From Meetings With Obama?

We discovered on Tuesday that, according to the former FBI director, President Trump back in February asked James Comey to bury the federal investigation into former National Security Adviser Michae...

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Comey, Russia controversies surrounding Trump threaten federal budget work

The White House disputed the account. Lindsey O. Graham, R-S.C., who told the press: "I've asked Comey to come before the Judiciary Committee to tell his side of the story". "While the president has...

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McMaster: Trump shared 'wholly appropriate' information with Russian Federation, didn't know source

McMaster: Trump shared 'wholly appropriate' information with Russian Federation, didn't know source

Chrystia Freeland and Harjit Sajjan dined with their US counterparts for foreign affairs and defence - Rex Tillerson and James Mattis. "It would, they insisted, get people killed". But he also did not...

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Sheldon Whitehouse: Rod Rosenstein's memo could be part of criminal investigation

His reaction differed from Wednesday when he was quoted in a White House statement as saying: "I look forward to this matter concluding quickly". Rosenstein's decision to appoint former FBI Director...

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Toomey says GOP striving for middle ground on Medicare expansion

On May 4, the House of Representatives passed the Republicans' plan to repeal and replace Obamacare. In its own letter to Republican and Democratic leaders in the Senate, the American Medical As...

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Trump lashes out: abused by 'greatest witch hunt'

Democratic senators were prepared to press Rosenstein in the closed-door session to appoint a special prosecutor and his decision instantly defused their complaints, leading to praise instead. "I look...

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Donald Trump signs executive order to establish voter fraud investigation

Donald Trump signs executive order to establish voter fraud investigation

Trump claimed , with zero evidence , that "millions" of people "voted illegally" in the 2016 election - his excuse for why he lost the popular vote to Hillary Clinton. Trump has repeatedly claimed...

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Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

Trump to head overseas without announcing new FBI director

He said an announcement could come "soon" and that former Sen. McCabe became acting director following the May 9 firing of Comey. Trump confirmed when he was asked if Lieberman, the Democrat-tur...

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Trump scandals reach tipping point: Special counsel appointed

Now, some of what the senators learned was classified, but I think the public takeaway is this detail that Democratic Senator Claire McCaskill shared with reporters. House investigators said they were...

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Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks's Assange

Swedish prosecutors drop rape probe against WikiLeaks's Assange

Regardless of the "victory" for Assange, as his Swedish lawyer called it, the Australian national seems to be unable to leave Ecuador's Embassy immediately for fear of arrest. Sweden's Director of Pub...

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GOP health plan really about taxes

In fact, some members who voted in favor admitted to not reading the whole bill before they cast their vote. Medicaid spending caps as proposed under the AHCA would eliminate open-ended federal fu...

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Dem Rep. Green calls for Trump impeachment on House floor

Government. Ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee Adam Schiff warned against veering away from fact-gathering at Wednesday's press conference. The intensifying drama comes as Trump is set...

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