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Trump lashes out as Cohen raid fuses Russia probe and Stormy case

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:30am
There could be dark and unprecedented times ahead.
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White House seeks to rekindle immigration debate on Hill

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:06am
The White House is quietly feeling the waters on trying for another push on immigration legislation as President Donald Trump continues to up the rhetoric on the issue.
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Trade war threatens the GOP's firewall in 2018

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:03am
Ben Sasse, the Republican senator from Nebraska, covered only half the risk last week when he said President Donald Trump's escalating trade conflict with China threatened "to light American agriculture on fire."
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Inspector general reports coming soon on Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:01am
Two major reports are expected this month from the Interior Department's inspector general, wrapping up two investigations that have been hanging over Secretary Ryan Zinke's head for several months.
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Senators disagree over military response to Syria -- and Trump's legal authority to wage it

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:00am
As President Donald Trump assesses how to respond to the alleged chemical attack in Syria that killed and maimed dozens of civilians, lawmakers disagreed Monday what an appropriate response should be and whether Trump needed their authorization before acting.
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EPA confirms existence of emails about pay raises, but insists there is no evidence Pruitt knew about them

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 11:06pm
The Environmental Protection Agency confirmed Monday the content of internal EPA emails that appear to contradict EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's claim he didn't know about or authorize big pay raises for two close aides.
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Steyer to Axelrod on Trump impeachment: American people 'are at great risk while we wait'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:41pm
David Axelrod challenged Tom Steyer on his push for impeachment while appearing on CNN's "Anderson Cooper 360" on Monday night.
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The Point: Trump has never been more likely to fire Mueller than he is right now

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:08pm
In the wake of the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump is mad as hell. And he may just be willing to take a step considered to be a political nuclear bomb in Washington: Fire special counsel Robert Mueller.
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Cohen raid ignites Trump's rage and sparks speculation

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 10:05pm
It was a photo-op meant to portray President Donald Trump at his most commanding: Flanked by senior military leaders, Trump was there to plot America's response to a suspected chemical gas attack in Syria.
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Preet Bharara: Cohen raid approved by people 'handpicked by Donald Trump'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:27pm
Former US Attorney Preet Bharara said Monday that the FBI raids of Michael Cohen's office and hotel room were done by officials who were all "handpicked" by President Donald Trump.
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Michael Cohen files motion to strike Stormy Daniels' defamation claim

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:23pm
Michael Cohen's attorney on Monday filed a motion to dismiss the claims of defamation filed against him by Stephanie Clifford, the adult film actress known as Stormy Daniels.
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NYT: Mueller looking at $150K payment from Ukrainian billionaire

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 9:15pm
A $150,000 payment to President Donald Trump's foundation in 2015 by a Ukrainian billionaire is being examined by special counsel Robert Mueller's team, The New York Times reported Monday, citing three people briefed on the matter.
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What's at stake for Trump in Syria

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:59pm
A decision by President Donald Trump to use force in retaliation for an alleged chemical weapons attack in Syria appears inevitable and imminent. But his goals in taking such action are less clear, as is the scale of the US response.
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The Point: Trump 'feels' like there was voter fraud in 2016. So?

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:36pm
Here's an actual quote from White House press secretary Sarah Sanders on Monday afternoon: "The president still feels there was a large amount of voter fraud."
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Lynch: Had recusal from Clinton email probe been advised, 'That's what I would have done'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:17pm
Former Attorney General Loretta Lynch said she would have resigned from the Clinton email server investigation had it been legally advised following her meeting with former President Bill Clinton.
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Trump slams FBI for raid of his personal attorney's office

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 7:00pm
President Donald Trump slammed the FBI raid on his personal attorney Michael Cohen's office and hotel room as a "disgraceful situation" and "an attack on our country."
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The life of former first lady Barbara Bush

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 6:49pm
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Backpage creators indicted on prostitution and money laundering charges

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 5:27pm
The Justice Department announced Monday that seven people associated with Backpage.com, a classified ads website that has long been criticized for failing to crack down on sex trafficking on its platform, have been indicted for facilitating prostitution, conspiracy and money laundering-related charges.
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Melania Trump hosts student listening session

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 5:17pm
First lady Melania Trump started a conversation on emotions at the White House on Monday afternoon, hosting 13 local middle school students in the Blue Room for an intimate listening session on the issues they face at school, at home and with their friends.
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Haley says Russia's hands are 'covered in the blood of Syrian children'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 5:10pm
The US will respond to the Assad regime's alleged chemical attack against Syrian civilians, US Ambassador Nikki Haley told the United Nations as she excoriated Russia, saying its hands are "covered in the blood of Syrian children."
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