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AP
April 09, 2019 - 8:13 am
Executives from Google and Facebook are facing Congress Tuesday to answer questions about their role in the spread of hate crimes and the rise of white nationalism in the U.S. Neil Potts, Facebook's director of public policy and Alexandria Walden, counsel for free expression and human rights at...
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AP
March 29, 2019 - 12:32 pm
A redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Russia investigation will be sent to Congress by mid-April and will not be shared with the White House beforehand, Attorney General William Barr said Friday. With a nearly 400-page report, it’s imperative that AG Barr meets the...
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AP
March 27, 2019 - 10:39 am
Attorney General William Barr has told the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee that he's combing through special counsel Robert Mueller's report, removing information that can't be legally disclosed in hopes of releasing it to Congress in April. South Carolina Sen. Lindsey Graham told The...
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AP
March 12, 2019 - 1:00 pm
As Democrats in Congress prepare to scrutinize President Donald Trump's review of 27 national monuments, most of the recommendations made by ex-Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke remain unfinished, seemingly stuck on the backburner as other matters consume the White House. Trump acted quickly in...
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AP
February 27, 2019 - 11:09 am
SAN DIEGO — Lindsey Muller served in the Army as a man for nearly a decade before telling her commanders in 2014 that she identified as a woman and would resign because military policy barred transgender personnel. Her superiors, citing her outstanding performance, persuaded the decorated attack...
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Associated Press
February 27, 2019 - 10:59 am
(KNX 1070) -- The opening statement from Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's ex-attorney and self-proclaimed "fixer" as obtained by the New York Times . Chairman Cummings, Ranking Member Jordan, and Members of the Committee, thank you for inviting me here today. I have asked this Committee to...
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Getty
February 26, 2019 - 12:02 pm
President Trump's former personal attorney Michael Cohen will publicly accuse the president of criminal conduct and racism during his public hearing on Wednesday, CBS News has confirmed. Cohen's hearing is related to hush money payments to women who alleged to have affairs with Mr. Trump in the...
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Getty
February 22, 2019 - 12:08 pm
WASHINGTON — The Trump administration said Friday that it would bar taxpayer-funded family planning clinics from referring women for abortions, a move certain to be challenged in court by abortion rights supporters. The final rule released Friday by the Health and Human Services Department pleased...
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AP
February 17, 2019 - 8:51 am
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A top adviser to President Donald Trump indicated Sunday that Trump is prepared to issue the first veto of his term if Congress votes to disapprove of his declaration of a national emergency along the U.S.-Mexico border. White House senior adviser Stephen Miller told "...
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AP
February 12, 2019 - 10:58 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar has apologized for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so. But President Donald Trump on Tuesday called her apology "lame" and said she should resign from Congress or at least not be...
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