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Jason Chaffetz to Resign From Congress June 30

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 3:07pm
Rep. Jason Chaffetz, chair of the powerful House Oversight Committee, will step down from Congress before his term is over.
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Flynn Delayed Anti-ISIS Plan That Turkey Opposed

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 1:59pm
Obama officials say Flynn's opposition to their plan to arm Syrian Kurds, which the Trump White House later reversed, slowed the fight against ISIS.
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Former Fox News CEO Roger Ailes Dies at 77

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 11:17am
Ailes resigned as chairman and CEO of Fox News last July — following days of speculation after a sexual harassment lawsuit was filed against him by a former anchor.
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House Dems Smash Fundraising Records Ahead of Midterms

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:53am
House Democrats have already raised more money in online contributions this year than they did during all of 2015, the most recently comparable year.
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Pence Creates PAC ahead of 2018, 2020 Elections

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 9:15am
Vice President Mike Pence is launching his own leadership PAC, "Great America Committee," to aid his own future political interests.
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First Read: Montana and Georgia Races Could Reveal Trump Effect

Thu, 05/18/2017 - 8:46am
First Read is your briefing from Meet the Press and the NBC Political Unit on the day's most important political stories and why they matter.
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'Special Counsel' Less Independent Now Than in Watergate Era

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 9:58pm
While some still use the term independent prosecutor, "special counsels" actually have less independence than in the past.
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Who Is Robert Mueller? Special Counsel Welcomed by Both Parties

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 8:11pm
Republicans and Democrats alike praised Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel — rare bipartisan support for someone so prominent.
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Special Counsel Will Take Over FBI Russia Campaign Interference Investigation

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:48pm
Bowing to public and Congressional pressure, Deputy U.S. Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appointed former FBI Director Bob Mueller on Wednesday to be a special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 campaign, Justice Department officials said.
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Obstruction of Justice: What It Is and Why Trump Should Care

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:42pm
Democrats and even some Republicans are warning that President Donald Trump may be in jeopardy if reports prove accurate that he allegedly interfered with an FBI investigation.
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From Impeach to Wait And See, Dems Dance Around the 'I-Word'

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:09pm
Mentions of the "I-word" picked up in the halls of Capitol Hill on Wednesday as members of both parties demanded more information about President Donald Trump's reported interference in the investigation into his administration's possible ties to Russia.
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From Impeach to Wait And See, Dems Dance Around the 'I-Word'

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:09pm
Mentions of the "I-word" picked up in the halls of Capitol Hill on Wednesday as members of both parties demanded more information about President Donald Trump's reported interference in the investigation into his administration's possible ties to Russia.
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Flynn, Manafort Are Key Figures In Russia Probe Mueller Will Lead

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 7:01pm
Multiple grand jury subpoenas and records requests have been issued in connection with the two men in the ongoing Russia investigation, officials say.
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Flynn, Manafort Are Key Figures In Russia Probe Mueller Will Lead

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 6:10pm
Multiple grand jury subpoenas and records requests have been issued in connection with the two men in the ongoing Russia investigation, officials say.
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Trump Considering Joe Lieberman for FBI Director: Spicer

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:44pm
President Donald Trump is considering former Sen. Joe Lieberman to lead the FBI, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Wednesday.
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Trump Considering Joe Lieberman for FBI Director: Spicer

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:44pm
President Donald Trump is considering former Sen. Joe Lieberman to lead the FBI, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer told reporters Wednesday.
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Trump: No Politician in History Treated Worse Than Me

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:35pm
President Donald Trump hit back once again at his detractors, advising cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to never give up when facing adversity
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Trump: No Politician in History Treated Worse Than Me

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 3:35pm
President Donald Trump hit back once again at his detractors, advising cadets at the U.S. Coast Guard Academy to never give up when facing adversity
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Here's What One Endangered Republican Said About Trump

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:46pm
No one is more exposed than Rep. Carlos Curbelo (R-FL), who saw his congressional district vote for Hillary Clinton by 16 percentage points.
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Mnuchin's Former Bank Pays $89M to Settle Mortgage Claims

Wed, 05/17/2017 - 1:21pm
A bank once associated with U.S. Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin will pay $89 million to settle abuse claims tied to the mortgage lending crisis.
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