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Senate Intel acknowledges what the GOP...

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:09pm

Trump and his allies deny that Russia wanted him to win in 2016. The bipartisan findings of the Senate Intelligence Committee prove otherwise.

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Buell: ‘Whatever’s coming out of the Senate investigation is the floor, not the ceiling of what Mueller can develop’

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 2:08pm

Thousands of pages of testimony from key figures who were at that Trump Tower meeting in June 2016 were released today by the Senate Judiciary Committee, shedding some new light on the players involved and the fallout once news of the meeting went public.

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Wed, 05/16/2018 - 1:51pm

Demo for NOS

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Trump lists payment to Cohen on 2017 financial disclosure report

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 1:47pm

President Trump reported in required financial filings that he reimbursed attorney Michael Cohen for payment to a third party, thought to be adult film star Stormy Daniels. NBC’s Ben Popken breaks down the report.

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Senate Democrats to force a vote on net...

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:56pm

The Senate appears likely to pass a resolution rescuing net neutrality today. So is that it? Will net neutrality survive after all? Not so fast.

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Here’s who was at the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:39pm

MSNBC's Stephanie Ruhle takes a closer look at who was at the infamous Trump Tower meeting in June of 2016.

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Scott Pruitt in the hot seat over ethics scandals, will anything change?

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:38pm

EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt is in the hot seat facing at least a dozen investigations, but will anything change? Weighing in David Andrews, Senior Scientist at the Environmental Working Group and Noah Bookbinder, Executive Director of Citizens for

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Rapp-Hooper: N Korea summit ‘is very likely to go forward’

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:35pm

North Korea is threatening to pull out of next month's historic summit with President Trump. Yale Law School Senior Research Scholar Mira Rapp-Hooper explains why she thinks the summit will go forward.

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Should the Government regulate companies like Facebook?

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:34pm

NBC sat in on a focus group with some voters in Wisconsin who for the most part, when asked whether the government should regulate social media companies, didn't seem to care. Roger McNamee, an early Facebook and Google Investor, disagrees: "Pressure from

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Teacher pay and education funding in North Carolina

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:32pm

Dozens of school districts are closed across North Carolina, as public school educators demand higher pay and more funding for classrooms. Stephanie Ruhle takes a look at how North Carolina compares to other states in terms of teacher pay.

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'He's certainly not in the clear': GOP Rep on EPA Admin Pruitt

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:13pm

Republican Congressman Ryan Costello, a member of the Energy and Commerce Committee, reacts to EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's return to the Hill today, where he faces questions from the Senate: "By my estimation he's certainly not in the clear, what has

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Wednesday's Campaign Round-Up, 5.16.18

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 12:00pm

Today's installment of campaign-related news items from across the country.

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#BIGPICTURE: Ash erupts near the Kilauea Volcano in Hawaii

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:43am

Officials warned residents to stay away from part of Hawaii's Big Island after a plume of ash from the Kilauea volcano rose 12,000 feet into the air. These people are watching the ash erupt, as the area remains under red alert. Even though the ash itself

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Trump provides billionaire donor with key...

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 11:20am

Steve Feinberg won't be the first billionaire on Team Trump, but given his background, Feinberg's new role may be one of the more difficult to understand.

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Arizona's McSally offers a case study in...

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:40am

Rep. Martha McSally (R) wanted to appear moderate on immigration issues. Then she entered a statewide primary in Arizona.

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Trump team set to ramp up attacks on probe: report

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:37am

President Trump's lawyer Rudy Giuliani says Trump will use the one-year anniversary of the beginning of the Mueller probe to blast the investigation's existence. Reporter Shannon Pettypiece and Axios' Mike Allen discuss.

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Will President Trump disclose Michael Cohen reimbursement?

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:25am

Money Power Politics: President Trump filed his financial disclosure forms and we are awaiting the release. Will Mr. Trump disclose the $130,000 reimbursement to Michael Cohen?

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Haq: N Korea realizes ‘Trump has put a lot of credibility on the line’

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:18am

North Korea threatens to walk away from that historic summit with President Trump. Stephanie Ruhle and her panel discuss why North Korea might have made this threat and consider if the summit will happen.

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Senators react to Sen. Panel transcripts on Trump Tower meeting

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:16am

Lawmakers are reacting to new details coming from the release of the Senate Judiciary Committee's transcripts regarding the June 2016 Trump Tower meeting with Russian officials.

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Trump badly flubs facts on militarizing...

Wed, 05/16/2018 - 10:00am

Trump insists he's sending weapons of war on local police departments "at a record clip." He's really not.

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