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Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

Democrats herald agreement on sweeping Russia sanctions bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional Democrats announced Saturday that a bipartisan group of House and Senate negotiators have reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its milit

Chron, today, 17:30
 
Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

Trump's new message man deletes inconvenient tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's new communications aide is deleting old tweets that didn't jibe with his boss' views. The aide, Anthony Scaramucci, says on Twitter that he's removing the messages because his views have evolved and shouldn't be

Chron, today, 16:47
 
The Latest: Trump to help commission new warship

The Latest: Trump to help commission new warship

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's visit to Virginia to commission an aircraft carrier (all times local): 10:15 a.m. President Donald Trump has arrived in Virginia to help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship t

Chron, today, 10:46
 
Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

Trump fires off volley of angry tweets on Russia probe

WASHINGTON (AP) — Hours before he was to help commission a new aircraft carrier at a patriotic ceremony on the Virginia coast, President Donald Trump fired off a volley of early morning tweets that again showed how furious he remains over multiple invest

Chron, today, 10:24
 
Trump Jr., Manafort consider private interview with senators

Trump Jr., Manafort consider private interview with senators

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's eldest son and his former campaign chairman won't testify publicly next week and are instead discussing being privately interviewed by a Senate committee investigating Russia's meddling in the 2016 election, the

Chron, today, 03:47
 
Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford

Trump to attend commissioning of USS Gerald R. Ford

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will help commission the USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship that after delays and cost overruns will officially be turned over to the Navy. Trump, who is commander in chief of the U.S. armed forces, was t

Chron, today, 03:47
 
Kushner discloses additional $10M in assets

Kushner discloses additional $10M in assets

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner "inadvertently omitted" more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million from his personal financial disclosure reports, according to revised paperwork...

Chron, today, 03:47
 
Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up

Spicer out, Sanders and Scaramucci rise in Trump shake-up

WH May Consider Cameras Back In Briefings Media: Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday over President Donald Trump's decision to tap a camera-ready financier to lead the beleaguered White Hous

Chron, today, 03:19
 
Bathroom bill clears key Texas Senate committee vote

Bathroom bill clears key Texas Senate committee vote

AUSTIN -- Texas' battle over bathroom policies engulfed the state Capitol once again Friday as a key state Senate committee approved a bill that has divided Texans for months. The Senate State Affairs Committee voted 8-1 in favor of legislation that woul

Chron, yesterday, 21:37
 
Kushner adds at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

Kushner adds at least $10M in assets to revised disclosure

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner has added more than 70 assets worth at least $10.6 million to his revised personal financial disclosure. According to the disclosure, the additional assets were...

Chron, yesterday, 20:20
 

Former spy officials criticize Trump's stance on Russia

ASPEN, Colo. (AP) — Two former top intelligence officials harshly criticized President Donald Trump on Friday for not standing up to Russia for meddling in the presidential election, one of them wondering aloud whether the president's real aim is to make

Chron, yesterday, 20:05
 
Scaramucci: NYC financier turned Trump communications chief

Scaramucci: NYC financier turned Trump communications chief

NEW YORK (AP) — He was the only Trump ally on stage that day. Yet Anthony Scaramucci didn't seem to mind the tough questions from MSNBC host Joe Scarborough or the hostile crowd that filled the luxury hotel ballroom at last month's private gathering of M

Chron, yesterday, 19:44
 
Scaramucci tells Trump 'yes,' then apologizes for past words

Scaramucci tells Trump 'yes,' then apologizes for past words

Who was that guy who called Donald Trump a "hack politician"? Some fake news media rat? Oh no, it was the president's new message man, back when he was off-message. Some of Anthony Scaramucci's past words: —In an August 2015 appearance on...

Chron, yesterday, 18:59
 
Sanders steps into role as new face of White House

Sanders steps into role as new face of White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — New White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was schooled in hardscrabble politics — and down-home rhetoric — from a young age by her father, former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee. Her way with a zinger — and her unshakable loyal

Chron, yesterday, 17:11
 
Who is Anthony Scaramucci?

Who is Anthony Scaramucci?

President Trump tapped Anthony Scaramucci to replace the outgoing Sean Spicer as his Communications Director. Here are 6 things you should know. Scaramucci was vice president and chief strategy officer at the Export-Import Bank. He also once hosted his o

Chron, yesterday, 16:59
 

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