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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

today, 17:30 in Politics
 
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

today, 16:47 in Politics
 
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

today, 10:46 in Politics
 
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

today, 10:24 in Politics
 
Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

Mixed signals from Trump White House on health care strategy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Repeal and replace "Obamacare." Just repeal. Or let it fail — maybe with a little nudge. President Donald Trump has sent a flurry of mixed messages, raising questions about the White House strategy on health care. Democrats...

today, 08:49 in Health
 
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

today, 03:47 in Politics
 
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

today, 03:47 in Politics
 
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...

today, 03:47 in Politics
 
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

today, 03:19 in Politics
 
Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy

Dems: Anti-abortion provisions in health bill in jeopardy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate parliamentarian added a new complication to Republican hopes for their floundering health care bill, ruling the GOP would need to win an all-but-impossible 60 votes to retain anti-abortion provisions in the measure, Democrats

yesterday, 23:12 in Health
 
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

yesterday, 21:37 in Politics
 
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...

yesterday, 20:20 in Politics
 

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

yesterday, 20:05 in Politics
 
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

yesterday, 19:44 in Politics
 
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...

yesterday, 18:59 in Politics
 

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