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Saturday, Feb 16, 2019 at 03:10 AM PST

Analysis: Shutdown Saga Offers Lesson in Divided Government

Analysis: Shutdown Saga Offers Lesson in Divided Government

When you want results in a polarized Washington, sometimes it pays to simply leave the professionals alone to do their jobs. That seems to especially be the case now in an era in which liberal House Democrats...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 11:47 PM PST

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in Courts

Trump Emergency Declaration Faces Fights in Courts

Let the lawsuits begin. President Donald Trump declared a national emergency along the southern border and predicted his administration would end up defending it all the way to the Supreme Court. That might...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 07:03 PM PST

Bay Area Politicians React to Trump's Emergency Declaration

Bay Area Politicians React to Trump's Emergency Declaration

It didn't take long for California, and the Bay Area, to react to the president's emergency declaration. NBC Bay Area's Scott Budman reports.

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 05:52 PM PST

Manafort Faces More Than 19 Years in Prison: Court Filing

Manafort Faces More Than 19 Years in Prison: Court Filing

Paul Manafort, the one-time chairman of Donald Trump's presidential campaign, could spend more than 19 years in prison on tax and bank fraud charges, prosecutors said Friday. Court documents filed by special...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 04:08 PM PST

Fact Check: A Look at Trump's National Emergency Remarks

Fact Check: A Look at Trump's National Emergency Remarks

In declaring a national emergency at the Southwest border, President Donald Trump strung together a long list of false, misleading and unsupported claims on illegal immigration, drug smuggling, human traffickin...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 04:58 PM PST

Oversight Chair: Trump Lawyers Gave False Info on Hush Money

Oversight Chair: Trump Lawyers Gave False Info on Hush Money

Federal ethics officials believe President Donald Trump's lawyers provided false information about the $130,000 payment to buy the silence of porn actress Stormy Daniels after she alleged she had sex with Trump,...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 02:28 PM PST

WH Press Secretary Sanders Interviewed by Mueller's Office

WH Press Secretary Sanders Interviewed by Mueller's Office

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders acknowledged on Friday that she's been interviewed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller's office, NBC News reported. "The President urged me, like he has everyone in...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 01:27 PM PST

Judge Issues Gag Order in Roger Stone Case

Judge Issues Gag Order in Roger Stone Case

A federal judge issued a gag order in the Roger Stone case Friday, saying attorneys and witnesses for the former Trump campaign adviser and prosecutors working for special counsel Robert Mueller may not speak...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 09:53 AM PST

Beto O'Rourke on Current Border Barriers: 'I'd Take the Wall Down'

Beto O'Rourke on Current Border Barriers: 'I'd Take the Wall Down'

Former Rep. Beto O'Rourke said amid the debate about building out the wall on the border with Mexico that, if he could, he would take down existing barriers, NBC News reported. "Absolutely, I'd take the wall...

Friday, Feb 15, 2019 at 11:59 AM PST

California May Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration

California May Sue Trump Over Emergency Wall Declaration

California’s governor and attorney general say they will probably sue President Donald Trump over his emergency declaration to fund a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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