<![CDATA[NBC Bay Area - Bay Area Political News, Bay Area Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbcbayarea.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/nbc_bayarea_blue.png NBC Bay Area http://www.nbcbayarea.comen-usTue, 17 Oct 2017 23:12:42 -0700Tue, 17 Oct 2017 23:12:42 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Putin Rival Ties Kushner Meeting to Kremlin Bankers]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 18:15:44 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-821582108.jpg
A prominent exiled Russian oligarch said in an exclusive interview with NBC News that he is nearly certain Russian President Vladimir Putin tried to collaborate with the Trump campaign, and that he believes...

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<![CDATA[Former Trump Adviser Subpoenaed for Russia Investigation]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 10:58:59 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_16190594804151.jpg
Former Trump campaign foreign policy adviser Carter Page has been subpoenaed as part of the Senate Intelligence Committee's investigation of Russia's alleged intervention in the 2016 election, a source directly...

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<![CDATA[Va. Governor's Race, Potential Referendum on Trump, Tightens]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 07:34:43 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/20170613+NorthamGillespie.jpg
With Election Day quickly approaching, the race for Virginia governor is tightening, according to a new tracking poll by the Wason Center for Public Policy at Christopher Newport University.Democrat Ralph...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Joked That Pence Wants to 'Hang' Gays: Report]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 18:42:38 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/pence-trump-whispering-EM.jpg
In a profile of Vice President Mike Pence published Monday in The New Yorker, Jane Mayer reported on a meeting among an unnamed legal scholar, President Donald Trump and Pence in which Trump joked that...

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<![CDATA[Trump, McConnell Discuss Legislative Priorities, GOP Unity]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 14:27:58 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/Trump161016_MP4-150818725928600002.jpg
President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell stood together Monday as a show of solidarity during an impromptu question-and-answer session with reporters. The two have publicly feuded...]]>
<![CDATA[Ahead of White Nationalist Speech, Fla. Gov Declares Emergency]]> Tue, 17 Oct 2017 03:34:04 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-831454884.jpg
Ahead of a speech by a white nationalist leader at the University of Florida, Gov. Rick Scott has declared a state of emergency to direct resources to ensure Gainesville's safety.Scott signed the Law...

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<![CDATA[Trump Says He Understands Bannon's War on GOP Establishment]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 13:05:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/AP_17289583762038.jpg
President Donald Trump said Monday he can "understand fully" why his "friend" and former chief White House strategist Steve Bannon has declared war on the Republican establishment."I can understand where Steve...

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<![CDATA[As Trump Deregulates, Chicken Lobby Would Speed Inspections]]> Mon, 16 Oct 2017 09:03:15 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/chickenfarm_1200x675.jpg
While President Donald Trump unravels many of the policies put in place during the Obama administration, the poultry industry has been lobbying hard to speed up poultry inspection lines, NBC News reported.The...

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<![CDATA[Amb. Haley: US Wants to Stay in, Improve Iran Deal]]> Sun, 15 Oct 2017 07:19:03 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/nikkihaleyfeuerherd.jpg
U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley on Sunday said it's the administration's hope that America stays with the Iran nuclear deal if Congress takes action to keep it together, NBC News reported.“I...

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<![CDATA[Trump Ex-Campaign Manager Had $60M Relationship With Russian Oligarch]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 16:03:12 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/manafort-gaze.jpg
Paul Manafort, the former campaign manager for President Donald Trump, has much stronger financial ties to a Russian oligarch than have been previously reported.An NBC News investigation reveals that $26...

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<![CDATA[Fact Check: Trump Muddles Economic Indicators]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 11:57:09 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/214*120/trump01AP_17284785256439.jpg
In a news interview and a speech in Pennsylvania, President Donald Trump misleadingly suggested that rising stock value could reduce the national debt. One budget expert told us that notion was “just silly.”

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<![CDATA[Trump Says Iran Deal Not in US National Security Interests]]> Fri, 13 Oct 2017 20:44:20 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/TRUMP_IRAN_FULL-150791777527500002.jpg
"We will not continue down a path whose predictable conclusion is more violence, more terror and the very real threat of Iran's nuclear breakout," President Donald Trump said on Friday, Oct. 13, 2017.]]>
<![CDATA[President Trump Summarizes His Tax Plan in Under a Minute]]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:07:06 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT_NAT_TRUMP_TAX_PLAN_101117-150776285160400002.jpg
President Donald Trump delivered a speech to lay out his tax plan on Oct. 11, 2017, in Pennsylvania.]]>
<![CDATA[President Trump Gets Big Reaction After He Says 'Huge']]> Wed, 11 Oct 2017 16:15:30 -0700 http://media.nbcbayarea.com/images/213*120/DIT_TRUMP_HUGE_SOCIAL-150776205514900002.jpg
President Trump received a big reaction after using one of his Trump-isms at a speech in Pennsylvania.]]>