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Republicans Praise, Democrats Grill Andrew Wheeler In EPA Chief Confirmation Hearing

Wheeler has been serving as acting EPA administrator since Scott Pruitt stepped down amid ethics scandals in July. Prior to his work at the EPA, Wheeler worked as a lobbyist for the coal industry.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Hurdles Remain As The Final Countdown Begins For The 2020 Census

The upcoming head count of every person living in the U.S. will reset how power and money are shared through 2030. But the citizenship question and other controversies may derail preparations.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Donald Trump makes surprise visit to Iraq over Christmas to meet US soldiers

Donald Trump has made a surprise trip to Iraq, meeting American soldiers in what was his first visit to a conflict zone since becoming US president. Mr Trump and his wife Melania took off from Washington DC late on Christmas day and arrived on Boxing Day for a visit that was kept closely under wraps.  While there Mr Trump confirmed that he would not be pulling US troops out of Iraq, despite his decision earlier this month to withdraw from Syria.  That choice had split his administration, with Ja...
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Congress To Make Members Pay Out Of Pocket For Sexual Harassment Settlements

Lawmakers are expected to vote this week to overhaul how Congress handles accusations of sexual misconduct. The deal follows a nearly year-long standoff over member liability and other issues.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump Appoints Gen. Mark Milley Chairman Of The Joint Chiefs Of Staff

Milley, currently the Army Chief of Staff, will succeed Gen. Joseph Dunford. (Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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George HW Bush's funeral delivers message of civility in an era of bitter division

George HW Bush, the former US president, was remembered as a "noble" man of “great humility” on Wednesday at a state funeral attended by much of America’s political establishment. Emotional eulogies from his son and friends remembered the 41st president as a “class act” who dedicated his life to public service and embodied courage, both political and personal.    In a service dominated by the messages of unity and patriotism, speakers praised Mr Bush’s opposition to “unthinking partisanship” and...
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Bush celebrated with praise and humor at cathedral farewell

By CALVIN WOODWARD, LAURIE KELLMAN and ASHRAF KHALIL WASHINGTON — George H. W. Bush was celebrated with high praise and loving humor Wednesday as the nation bade farewell to the man who was America’s 41st president and the last to fight for the U.S. in wartime. Three former presidents looked on at Washington National Cathedral and a fourth — George W. Bush — prepared to eulogize his dad. The congregation, filled with foreign leaders and diplomats, Americans of high office and others touched by B...
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Beijing Is Pushing Hard To Influence U.S. Views Of China, Report Says

The new report, authored by some of the top experts on China, warns of an aggressive influence campaign aimed at the U.S. government, universities and even Hollywood.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Mueller probe is making me stronger, says Donald Trump in new book

Donald Trump is convinced the investigation into alleged collusion with Russia has made him more politically powerful, according to a new book by two of his longest-serving advisers. Corey Lewandowski and David Bossie worked on Mr Trump’s election campaign and argue that the White House, Justice Department and intelligence agencies are filled with the president’s enemies who are working to delegitimise his position and undermine his agenda, according to The Washington Post which obtained an adva...
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Trump Backs Package Of Changes To Criminal Justice System As Lame-Duck Session Begins

Trump's backing is a big win for activists who have been pushing for criminal justice measures to roll back the stiff penalties imposed as a part of America's decades-long "war on drugs."(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Melania Trump Explained Her “I Don’t Care” Jacket & It Isn’t About Immigration

Melania Trump sat down for her first-ever interview in office last night, giving us a rare glimpse into her life as first lady and offering some insight into her trip to the U.S. border over the summer.Trump told ABC News’ Tom Llamas that she had an immediate reaction when seeing media coverage of families being separated at the U.S. border. Her answer wasn’t unexpected: she had previously released a statement saying that she hated seeing the children forcibly taken from their parents under her...
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Democrats Mission to Weaponize the #MeToo Movement

Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Calif., the ranking member on the Senate Judiciary Committee, questions President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, Brett Kavanaugh, a federal appeals court judge, as he testifies before the Senate Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, for the second day of his confirmation to replace retired Justice Anthony Kennedy. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik) U.S.A. –-( left has co-opted the #MeToo movement, and they are using ...
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Would It Make A Difference If The FBI Were To Investigate Kavanaugh?

Democrats and outside groups want the FBI to investigate the allegations into Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. He and Republicans say all the necessary work here is done. What does it matter?(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Rosenstein Denies That He Discussed Recording Trump, Invoking 25th Amendment

The deputy attorney general rejected a story that described him musing with the idea of secretly wearing a wire or conferring with members of the Cabinet about invoking the 25th Amendment.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump Executive Order Would Punish Foreigners Linked To Election Interference

The new order would allow the federal government to sanction foreign actors who were caught trying to influence U.S. elections.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Bob Woodward: 'People Need To Wake Up' To What's Happening Under Trump

The veteran journalist was shocked by the tactics White House staff use to circumvent Trump: "I've never heard in any way of staff going around a president this way." Woodward's new book is Fear.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Bolton: ICC Will Face Repercussions If Action Taken Against Americans

National Security Adviser John Bolton says the U.S. will do all that it can to protect American citizens from prosecution by the International Criminal Court.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Democrats Demand Investigation Of Giuliani's Foreign Work. He Says Bring It On.

The former New York mayor says Democrats are welcome to investigate work he has done for foreign clients; a group of senators wonders whether he has broken the law.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Special Counsel Reportedly Agrees To Accept Written Answers From President

After months of trying to get the president to answer questions about Russia in person, Robert Mueller's office has agreed to accept at least some written answers, according to The New York Times.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump's SCOTUS Nominee Refused To Shake Hands With The Father Of A Parkland Victim

The Senate confirmation hearing for President Trump's Supreme Court pick Brett Kavanaugh got off to a contentious start Tuesday, with Democrats speaking up against the Republicans' attempt to withhold public documents and activists protesting the controversial nominee.But a moment that stood out came right as Kavanaugh was being escorted out as the morning session came to a close.Fred Guttenberg, whose 14-year-old daughter Jamie was one of the 17 victims killed at the Parkland school shooting e...
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John McCain's daughter takes swipe at Donald Trump during funeral: 'America was always great'

    John McCain’s daughter has said her father embodied “American greatness” as she used his funeral to dismiss “cheap rhetoric” in a pointed rebuke of Donald Trump. As the president enjoyed a round of golf after a week dominated by the death of one of his most prominent Republican critics, Meghan McCain took a swipe at him during a heartfelt eulogy.  Speaking at times through tears about her father, the former Arizona senator and presidential candidate, Ms McCain said: “The America of John McCa...
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Meghan McCain directs eulogy message at Trump

The flag-draped casket of Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., is carried to a hearse from the U.S. Capitol in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018, in Washington, for a departure to the Washington National Cathedral for a memorial service. McCain died Aug. 25 from brain cancer at age 81. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana) Meghan McCain speaks at a memorial service for her father Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., at Washington Nationals Cathedral in Washington, Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018. McCain died Aug. 25, from brain...
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Kushner Companies Fined For Falsifying Construction Permits

Jared Kushner was CEO when New York says his real estate company filed false paperwork. A company owned by former Trump attorney Michael Cohen is also under scrutiny for allegedly falsifying permits.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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North Korea Lashes Out At Administration Officials 'Going Against' President Trump

North Korea's foreign ministry says improved relations outlined in the Singapore summit are being derailed by "high-level officials" who are "going against the intention of President Trump."(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Ohio congressional contest could signal Democrats’ momentum for November

Republican Troy Balderson, a candidate for Ohio’s 12th District, joins volunteers at a phone bank in Westerville, Ohio, on Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, a day ahead of a special election for the congressional seat. Balderson, a two-term Republican state senator, is working to retain GOP control of the 12th District. He faces Democrat Danny O’Connor, the Franklin County recorder, whose fundraising outpaced Balderson’s during the most recent reporting period by nearly four times. (AP Photo/Julie Carr Sm...
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Rosenstein Impeachment Sputters On Capitol Hill But Political War Likely Will Rage On

A measure that would have removed the deputy attorney general appears to be dead on arrival but some conservative Republicans are expected to keep up their war on the Department of Justice and FBI.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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North Korea Slams U.S. Talks As 'Regrettable' After Pompeo Called Them 'Productive'

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said on Saturday that two days of talks in North Korea were "productive." But following his remarks, North Korea's Foreign Ministry slammed the talks as "regrettable."(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Court Ruling Changes Course For Teachers Unions; Calif. Sues Student Loan Collector

Also this week, Justice Anthony Kennedy's retirement raised questions about future Supreme Court decisions around education.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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In Big Win For White House, Supreme Court Upholds President Trump's Travel Ban

By a 5-4 vote, the court reversed a series of lower-court rulings and saying the rule banning nearly all travelers from five mainly Muslim countries was within the president's authority.(Image credit: Andrew Harnik/AP)
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Trump tells GOP to ‘stop wasting their time’ on immigration

President Donald Trump speaks during a cabinet meeting at the White House, Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci) Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., meets with reporters before a House showdown on immigration, at the Capitol in Washington, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite) Sound The gallery will resume in seconds Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, left, and Secretary of Defense Jim Mattis, right, listen as President Donald Trump spe...
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