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GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

AP POLITICS - 3 min 6 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T20:55:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:55:18-05:00

Mueller team would hardly be first lawyers to question Trump

AP POLITICS - 15 min 6 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump was in a roomful of lawyers, venting about unfair treatment in the media that he said had understated his net worth and damaged his brand. 2018-01-16T20:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:34:30-05:00

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

AP POLITICS - 28 min 5 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T19:34:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:34:42-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

AP POLITICS - 32 min 4 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant. 2018-01-16T20:26:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:26:48-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

AP POLITICS - 44 min 8 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hard-line conservatives are threatening to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. 2018-01-16T20:12:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:12:15-05:00

Fact Check: Did an alleged terror suspect bring two dozen relatives to U.S.?

WASHINGTON POST POLITICS - 55 min 59 sec ago
Three times, the president has told a story that falls upon close inspection.

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

AP POLITICS - 59 min 6 sec ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman. 2018-01-16T20:01:00-05:00 2018-01-17T01:01:18-05:00

Lawmakers: Gov. Greitens' affair distracts from tax effort

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 3 min ago

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) - Missouri lawmakers say Republican Gov. Eric Greitens' admission that he had an extramarital affair is distracting from legislative efforts to change tax laws in the state, one of the key issues outlined by the governor and top GOP lawmakers for the 2018 session.

Republicans still ...

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

AP POLITICS - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans are still struggling to get their stories straight nearly a week after a meeting in which President Donald Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist. 2018-01-16T19:17:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:17:58-05:00

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

AP POLITICS - 1 hour 39 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office. 2018-01-16T19:21:00-05:00 2018-01-17T00:21:53-05:00

House conservatives: GOP's plan to evade government shutdown doesn't have enough party support

FOXNEWS POLITICS - 1 hour 46 min ago
House conservatives said late Tuesday that there is not enough Republican support of the GOP’s plan to prevent a government shutdown after both sides of the aisles locked horns items like border wall funding and DACA.

GOP still struggling with Trump's remarks on Africa

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 1 hour 48 min ago

WASHINGTON (AP) - Republicans struggled to get their stories straight Tuesday as President Donald Trump's Homeland Security secretary became the latest GOP official to offer an inconclusive version of a meeting in which Trump is said to have used vulgar remarks that have been criticized as racist.

Democrats accused Republicans ...

'Mama warrior' in Miami aids children of deported migrants

WASHINGTON TIMES POLITICS - 2 hours 5 min ago

MIAMI (AP) - The 29-year-old Mexican farmworker was stressed and afraid. Her husband had just been detained by immigration authorities as he left a South Florida construction site and was about to be deported. She feared the same would soon happen to her. What would become of her two kids?

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Ex-CIA officer arrested, charged with keeping documents

AP POLITICS - 2 hours 34 min ago
ALEXANDRIA, Va. (AP) — A former CIA officer has been arrested and charged with illegally retaining classified records, including names and phone numbers of covert CIA assets. 2018-01-16T18:18:00-05:00 2018-01-16T23:18:41-05:00

Conservatives balk at GOP plan to avert government shutdown

AP POLITICS - 2 hours 34 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Disgruntled conservatives threatened late Tuesday to scuttle Republican leaders' plans to prevent a weekend government shutdown, saying GOP leaders now lack the votes to push their proposal through the House. The setback came as a deal between President Donald Trump and Congress to protect young immigrants from deportation also remained distant. 2018-01-16T18:27:00-05:00 2018-01-16T23:27:21-05:00

Democrats flip state senate seat in Wisconsin

WASHINGTON POST POLITICS - 2 hours 39 min ago
In the race for Wisconsin's 10th state Senate district, Democrat Patty Schachtner defeated Republican Adam Jarchow, a member of the state assembly.

House panel subpoenas Bannon in Russia probe showdown

AP POLITICS - 3 hours 2 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon on Tuesday refused to answer a broad array of queries from the House Intelligence Committee about his time working for President Donald Trump, provoking a subpoena from the panel's Republican chairman. 2018-01-16T16:44:00-05:00 2018-01-16T21:44:52-05:00

House Republicans prepare to go it alone on government funding stopgap measure

CNN POLITICS - 3 hours 6 min ago
The House Freedom Caucus isn't making it easy for Republican leaders to keep the government funded.

Tillerson won't say whether Trump and Kim Jong Un have spoken

CNN POLITICS - 3 hours 11 min ago
Secretary of State Rex Tillerson declined an opportunity to clarify whether President Donald Trump has spoken with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, after the President alluded to possible communications in an interview last week with The Wall Street Journal.

Aced it: Doc says Trump got perfect score on cognitive test

AP POLITICS - 3 hours 18 min ago
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump performed "exceedingly well" on a surprise cognitive screening test administered last week, his doctor said Tuesday, as the White House continued to bat back questions about the president's mental fitness for office. 2018-01-16T17:42:00-05:00 2018-01-16T22:42:05-05:00

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