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After firing him, Trump says Flynn is 'a wonderful man'

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 2:46pm
President Donald Trump, who asked for and received then-national security adviser Michael Flynn's resignation Monday, on Wednesday defended the fired aide as "a wonderful man."
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Dems gird for battle on Trump-Russia connections, Republicans hold line

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 2:34pm
Senate Democrats on Wednesday sought to ride the latest revelations of coordination between President Donald Trump's campaign and Russian officials while Senate Republicans -- even some of the most hawkish on Russia -- sought to hold the line against new investigations.
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Trump attacks leaks as they become a gusher

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:53pm
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Trump: Crimea was 'taken' by Russia

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 1:07pm
US President Donald Trump has taken a swipe at the previous Obama administration, suggesting it was "too soft" on Russia over its annexation of Crimea.
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'Everybody has their own choice' says Brady of White House visit

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:52pm
New England Patriots quarterback Tom Brady said Tuesday he is OK with his teammates' decision to skip the Super Bowl winning team's White House visit because "everybody has their own choice."
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Trump knew about Flynn for weeks

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:39pm
President Donald Trump asked for Michael Flynn's resignation after he lost trust in his national security adviser for misleading Vice President Mike Pence over his calls with Russia's ambassador, the White House said Tuesday.
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House committee moves to overturn DC assisted suicide law

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 12:25pm
A House committee has voted to overturn a Washington, DC, law allowing assisted suicide, drawing outrage from the city's leadership, which is claiming Congress is overstepping its authority to reverse the district's laws.
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GOP senator on Trump labor nominee hiring undocumented worker: 'He should have known better'

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:45am
Republican Sen. Rob Portman said Wednesday that Donald Trump's nominee to head the Labor Department, Andrew Puzder, should have known better than hiring an undocumented worker.
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The hottest invite in town: Trump's supper club

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 11:07am
Less than a week before President Donald Trump's meeting with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, he settled down to dinner to discuss the upcoming visit -- and America's approach to Mideast peace -- with his guests for the evening: billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley.
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King: Leakers should be 'purged' from intelligence community

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:52am
Rep. Steve King is interested in investigating members from the intelligence community who leaked information that high level advisers close to then-presidential nominee Donald Trump's campaign were in communication with Russian officials during the 2016 election.
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Russia: The problem Trump can't escape

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:41am
The first month of a US presidency is usually one of optimism, but Donald Trump's first few weeks have been overshadowed by mounting Russia-related problems.
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Spicer has his work cut out for him

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:38am
Sean Spicer has barely moved into his office.
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Republicans call for leak investigation after Flynn fallout

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:38am
President Donald Trump and the chairman of House Intelligence Committee want an investigation focusing on the the leaks of surrounding the discussions between the Russian ambassador and former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, who resigned Monday night.
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Who is Paul Manafort?

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 10:00am
Paul Manafort resigned as President Donald Trump's campaign manager six months ago. Now he's back in the spotlight, amid word from multiple sources that he and other senior Trump advisers were in regular communication during the campaign with Russians known to US intelligence -- claims that Manafort denies.
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GOP sued to stop some Obamacare funds, now set to spend under Trump

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:35am
Three years ago, House Republicans sued the Obama White House to block the administration from diverting funds to pay health care insurers to help cover low-income Americans.
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DACA immigrant detained in Washington state

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 8:34am
Tensions over immigration policies boiled up in Washington state Tuesday after the detention of a 23-year-old man, whose lawyers say is being unlawfully held by US Immigration and Customs Enforcement officials despite the fact that he was authorized to remain in the country under a program established by the Obama administration.
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Netanyahu, Trump rekindle US-Israel bond as Mideast tensions loom

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 5:44am
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu was in Washington on Valentine's Day to renew the US-Israel romance after eight strained years during the Obama administration.
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Where Donald Trump and Benjamin Netanyahu stand on the key issues

Wed, 02/15/2017 - 4:17am
"Tomorrow's world will be different -- and it is very near."
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Tillerson, Russian counterpart to attend G-20 amid White House turmoil

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:04pm
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will conduct his first face-to-face overseas diplomacy this week with some of the most challenging world powers, including Russia and China.
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US Special Ops chief: US government 'in unbelievable turmoil'

Tue, 02/14/2017 - 11:01pm
The head of US Special Operations Command said Tuesday that the US government is in "unbelievable turmoil," a situation that he suggested could undermine US efforts to fight adversaries such as ISIS.
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