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Sunday, Jun 17, 2018 at 06:37 AM PDT

Republicans Risking Conservative Backlash Over Immigration

Republicans Risking Conservative Backlash Over Immigration

The push toward immigration votes in the House is intensifying the divide among Republicans on one of the party's most animating issues and fueling concerns that a voter backlash could cost the GOP control of...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 11:34 PM PDT

Trump Searches for Credit on North Korea Nuclear Deal

Trump Searches for Credit on North Korea Nuclear Deal

President Donald Trump credits his accord with North Korea's Kim Jong Un with saving tens of millions of people from nuclear war. Now he just has to get everyone else on board. Frustrated with lukewarm backing...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 10:35 PM PDT

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Exoneration From Report

Fact Check: Trump Falsely Claims Exoneration From Report

President Donald Trump came out swinging Friday, lodging a remarkable series of claims and accusations about a new watchdog report about the Justice Department's investigation into Hillary Clinton's use of...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 09:26 PM PDT

Both Trump, Critics Find Things to Like in Watchdog Report

Both Trump, Critics Find Things to Like in Watchdog Report

A Justice Department watchdog report has turned into Washington's latest Rorschach test, with President Donald Trump and his critics each cherry picking what they want to see from its findings to either...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 08:20 PM PDT

White House: Trump Supports GOP Leaders' Immigration Bill

White House: Trump Supports GOP Leaders' Immigration Bill

President Donald Trump ignited eleventh-hour confusion Friday over Republican efforts to push immigration legislation through the House, saying he wouldn't sign a "moderate" package. The White House later walked...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 03:52 PM PDT

Trump Distances Self From Cohen as Raided Docs Are Analyzed

Trump Distances Self From Cohen as Raided Docs Are Analyzed

President Donald Trump is distancing himself from Michael Cohen amid an FBI investigation into his longtime personal lawyer's business dealings. "I've always liked Michael. I haven't spoken to Michael in a long...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 08:31 PM PDT

Top WH Legislative Aide Marc Short to Exit This Summer

Top WH Legislative Aide Marc Short to Exit This Summer

White House director of legislative affairs Marc Short has told staff that he'll be leaving the position this summer. Two White House officials said Short disclosed his plans Friday. He did not offer an...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 01:51 PM PDT

About 2K Minors Separated From Families at Border

About 2K Minors Separated From Families at Border

About 2,000 children have been separated from their families at the border over a six-week period during a crackdown on illegal entries, according to U.S. Department of Homeland Security figures obtained by The...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 10:45 AM PDT

Argentine Congress OKs Elective Abortion, Heads to Senate

Argentine Congress OKs Elective Abortion, Heads to Senate

The lower house of Argentina’s congress on Thursday approved a bill that would legalize elective abortion in the first 14 weeks of pregnancy, sending the measure to the Senate. President Mauricio Macri has said...

Friday, Jun 15, 2018 at 10:37 AM PDT

Trump 2020 Working With Ex-Cambridge Analytica Staffers

Trump 2020 Working With Ex-Cambridge Analytica Staffers

A company run by former officials at Cambridge Analytica, the political consulting firm brought down by a scandal over how it obtained Facebook users' private data, has quietly been working for President Donald...

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