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Flake proposes bill backing US intelligence agencies

33 min 21 sec ago
Arizona Republican Sen. Jeff Flake of Arizona said he is working on a resolution to "reaffirm support for the intelligence community," following President Donald Trump's comments Monday siding with Russian President Vladimir Putin over US intelligence agencies about election interference.
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Wisconsin voters talk Trump after Russia summit

39 min 58 sec ago
CNN traveled to a pivotal swing state to gauge what voters there had to say about President Donald Trump's time in office, on the heels of his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Analysis: When it isn't just 'LOL. Nothing Matters' for Trump

49 min 29 sec ago
President Donald Trump's performance at Helsinki left many shaking their heads. He was criticized by the left and perhaps surprisingly from normally friendly voices like former Speaker Newt Gingrich.
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Biden: Trump's news conference with Putin 'beneath the office of the President'

59 min 8 sec ago
President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin was "beneath the office of the President," former Vice President Joe Biden said Tuesday.
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'Baby Trump' balloons are coming to New Jersey after flying in the United Kingdom

1 hour 20 min ago
Activists in New Jersey are bringing "Baby Trump" blimps to the United States after seeing the diaper-clad balloon's scene-stealing appearances during protests against President Donald Trump's visit to the United Kingdom.
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US and UK intelligence agencies concerned Russia is readying to ramp up aggression after World Cup lull

1 hour 34 min ago
Russian intelligence agencies are planning to ramp up operations targeting western countries now that the World Cup and the Trump-Putin Helsinki summit have ended, according to sources familiar with intelligence collected by the United Kingdom, the US and other allies.
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Linda Sánchez launches bid for Democratic caucus chair

1 hour 39 min ago
California Rep. Linda Sánchez announced on Tuesday that she plans to run for the position of House Democratic Caucus Chair, launching a bid to take over Rep. Joe Crowley's leadership role following his stunning primary defeat last month.
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Senate beefing up NATO oversight group

1 hour 43 min ago
The Senate group that acts as the liaison to NATO is appointing and announcing new members following President Donald Trump's tumultuous appearance at the annual NATO summit in Brussels and his meeting in Helsinki with Russian President Vladimir Putin.
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Trump backtracks on Russia comments

1 hour 49 min ago
President Donald Trump, facing an onslaught of bipartisan fury over his glowing remarks about Vladimir Putin, said more than 24 hours afterward that he had misspoken during his news conference with the autocratic Russian leader.
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Mueller seeking immunity for five witnesses

1 hour 52 min ago
Special counsel Robert Mueller is asking a federal court to provide immunity for five unidentified witnesses slated to testify against former Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort at his financial crimes trial beginning next week.
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Democrats want Trump's interpreter to testify before Congress

2 hours 19 min ago
Sen. Jeanne Shaheen, a Democrat from New Hampshire, is calling on President Donald Trunp's interpreter from his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin to testify before Congress.
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5 words that reveal Trump still isn't convinced Russia meddled in the 2016 election

2 hours 21 min ago
President Donald Trump had one clear mission when he spoke to the press Tuesday afternoon before meeting with a handful of congressional Republicans: Clean up the damage he did on Monday when he broke with the intelligence community by suggesting that Russia might not have been behind the 2016 election interference and arguing that there was blame on both sides of the matter.
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Russian national indicted on two charges, including acting as a foreign agent

2 hours 37 min ago
A federal grand jury has formally approved a criminal indictment of Maria Butina with two charges, conspiracy and acting as a foreign agent.
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Why Netanyahu liked what he saw from Trump in Helsinki

2 hours 39 min ago
Donald Trump went into his meeting Monday with Vladimir Putin in Finland deeply concerned about national security. It wasn't the security of American citizens, however, but rather those of Israel that the US President appeared to have on his mind.
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US Embassy in Jerusalem to cost $20 million more than Trump's estimate

2 hours 44 min ago
President Donald Trump boasted earlier this year that the US would spend only $200,000 to $300,000 on a new US Embassy in Jerusalem, but it seems the project will cost nearly $20 million more than that estimate.
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Senators considering what their options are after Trump-Putin summit

3 hours 14 min ago
Senators in both parties said Tuesday there are a broad set of ideas under consideration to push back against President Donald Trump aligning with President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Helsinki.
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Few Americans view Russia as warmly as Trump does

3 hours 20 min ago
The American public has never liked Russia but their views have only grown darker since Russia's interference in the 2016 US presidential election, in spite of President Donald Trump's attempt to warm relations.
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Obama's full speech about the 'politics of fear and resentment'

3 hours 20 min ago
Former President Barack Obama spoke in Johannesburg, South Africa, on Tuesday to honor the late Nelson Mandela. One day after President Donald Trump shocked the world with his news conference performance beside Russian President Vladimir Putin, Obama didn't mention Trump by name —--but he mounted a passionate defense of democracy and warned against the rise of "strongman politics."
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Trump changes his words: I meant to say ...

3 hours 27 min ago
President Donald Trump clarifies some of his remarks a day after his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland.
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The Point: Why don't Dan Coats and Jon Huntsman just quit?

5 hours 5 min ago
On Monday, President Donald Trump threw not one but two senior officials in his administration directly under the bus.
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