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Roger Stone warns of 'perjury trap' if Trump talks to Mueller

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 10:07pm
Roger Stone is warning that President Donald Terump could get caught in a "perjury trap" if he sits down with special counsel Robert Mueller.
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Justice to let intelligence panels see Carter Page surveillance application

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 9:15pm
The Justice Department is allowing all House and Senate intelligence committee members to review the application that it and the FBI used to obtain a surveillance warrant on former Trump campaign aide Carter Page, according to a letter obtained by CNN Friday.
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Trump began the week tweeting about the border. Now he's sending troops.

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:49pm
Here's a quick look at how we got here and what could happen next.
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Trump presses for options to end 'catch and release' in immigration policy

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:27pm
Capping a week of aggressive rhetoric on immigration and border security, President Donald Trump on Friday evening ordered his administration to double down on ending the so-called "catch and release" of deportable immigrants.
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Rep. Ralph Norman pulls out own gun to make a point about violence

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:14pm
Republican Rep. Ralph Norman pulled out his loaded, personal .38-caliber Smith & Wesson handgun Friday and laid it on the table at a diner where he was meeting with his constituents in Rock Hill, South Carolina.
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Pompeo's secretary of state confirmation hearing set for next Thursday

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 8:03pm
Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing for secretary of state is scheduled for 10 a.m. next Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced Friday.
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The Point: Scott Pruitt's nightmare week

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:31pm
It's rare in Donald Trump's Washington for anyone to outshine the President. And usually when you do, it spells bad news for your job security.
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Trump begins informal prep for potential Mueller interview

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:26pm
President Donald Trump has begun the initial steps of preparing for a possible interview with the special counsel, a White House official and a person familiar with the situation said Friday, a sign the President's legal team is intensifying its deliberations over whether to allow him to come under Robert Mueller's questioning.
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DHS: Fears over journalist database 'fit for tin foil hat wearing ... conspiracy theorists'

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:26pm
The Department of Homeland Security is pushing back on reaction to reports that it's seeking access to a database of journalists and bloggers, arguing that the move is "standard practice."
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Trump's lawyer referred a client to Stormy Daniels' former lawyer, raising new questions about collaboration

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 7:16pm
Michael D. Cohen, President Trump's longtime personal lawyer, steered a client to Stormy Daniels' then-attorney last fall, a year after the two men negotiated a secret $130,000 deal silencing the porn star about an alleged sexual encounter with Trump, Daniels' attorney confirmed to CNN.
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The Russia sanctions list: Who's on the new US blacklist

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:28pm
Earlier this year, the Trump administration released a list of Russians with close ties to the Kremlin, but stopped short of imposing sanctions on them.
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Exclusive: Trump adviser played key role in pursuit of possible Clinton emails from dark web before election

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 6:01pm
A Donald Trump foreign policy adviser pushed government agencies to review materials from the dark web in the summer of 2016 that he thought were Hillary Clinton's deleted emails, multiple sources with direct knowledge tell CNN.
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Trump meets with Pruitt amid mounting controversy

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:56pm
The couple that rented out a room to Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt forced him out by changing the code on their locks after becoming increasingly frustrated with him as a tenant, a source familiar with the arrangement confirmed to CNN.
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Embattled Texas Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold resigns

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:22pm
Rep. Blake Farenthold announced he's resigning from the House of Representatives effective Friday, a few months after news broke he used taxpayer money to pay a settlement to a former aide who accused the Texas Republican of sexual harassment and other improper conduct.
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Major Garrett on covering the Trump White House: 'It's a wild ride'

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 5:19pm
President Donald Trump has said a lot of bad things about the media since he announced his run for the presidency nearly three years ago. He's suggested that the press doesn't really like America. He has said the media is the "enemy of the American people." He classifies stories that he dislikes as "fake news." He has repeatedly called journalists the "most dishonest" people.
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Justice Dept. seizes classified ads website Backpage.com

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:49pm
The classified ads website Backpage.com has been seized by federal law enforcement agencies, according to a banner that popped up on the site Friday.
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Former Hawaii Sen. Daniel Akaka dies at 93

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:40pm
Former Sen. Daniel Akaka, a Democrat from Hawaii who served in Congress for more than three decades, died Friday, according to local media reports and lawmakers from Hawaii. He was 93.
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Administration backs Asian-American students in Harvard admissions lawsuit

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:20pm
The Trump administration threw its weight Friday behind a student group that says Harvard University discriminates against Asian-Americans in its admissions process, urging a federal judge Friday not to keep years' worth of admissions records under wraps.
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Democrats call for investigations into Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, National Park Service

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 4:18pm
The top Democrat on the House Natural Resources Committee is calling for an investigation into whether Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke violated a federal law known as the Hatch Act as well as a separate inquiry into scientific integrity policy at the National Park Service, according to documents obtained by CNN.
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Pelosi calls on EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt to resign

Fri, 04/06/2018 - 3:44pm
The top House Democrat called for Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt to step down after a string of recent, high-profile reports calling into question the EPA chief's decision making.
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