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In a tweet on Friday morning, Mr. Trump said that instead of an immediate release, Justice Department officials would review the documents. [Read More]
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President Trump softened comments he made in an earlier interview attacking his attorney general, Jeff Sessions, saying he was disappointed "for many reasons." [Read More]
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In his presidential run, Mr. Trump said his Republican primary opponents would cut older Americans' benefits. In this year's elections, he has directed the same... [Read More]
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The author of an anonymous essay in The New York Times writes that some advisers around President Trump discussed invoking the amendment, but the talk... [Read More]
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, on Wednesday dodged direct questions about whether the Constitution would allow Trump to use... [Read More]
Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, on Wednesday dodged direct questions about whether the Constitution would allow Trump to use... [Read More]
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Judge Brett Kavanaugh, President Donald Trump's nominee to the Supreme Court, on Wednesday dodged direct questions about whether the Constitution would allow Trump to use... [Read More]
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A federal judge in Texas has declined to halt an Obama-era program that protects young unauthorized immigrants from deportation, handing a temporary victory to activists... [Read More]
Judge Andrew S. Hanen said the program U.S. President Donald Trump called to cut a year ago has been relied upon by hundreds of thousands... [Read More]
Not long after U.S. Sen. John McCain learned last summer that he had terminal brain cancer, he began convening meetings every Friday in his Capitol... [Read More]
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'His overall message was: 'It doesn't have to be this shitty''... [Read More]
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White House counsel Donald McGahn will exit his post in the fall, President Donald Trump said Wednesday. "White House Counsel Don McGahn will be leaving... [Read More]
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The departing counsel, Donald F. McGahn II, is a key witness to the question of whether the president obstructed the inquiry into election interference by... [Read More]
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President Donald Trump warned evangelical leaders Monday night that Democrats "will overturn everything that we've done, and they'll do it quickly and violently" if Republicans... [Read More]
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"They will end everything immediately," the president told a meeting of evangelical leaders at the White House, according to an audiotape of the remarks. [Read More]
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An audio recording reveals the president pushing evangelical leaders to use what he described as their newfound freedom of speech to campaign on behalf of... [Read More]
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The president's public judgments about the country's top law-enforcement agencies focus largely on how their actions affect him personally, a vision that would recast the... [Read More]
President Trump's remarks about law enforcement revolve mostly around how its actions affect him personally — a vision that would recast an independent justice system... [Read More]
President Trump's remarks about law enforcement revolve mostly around how its actions affect him personally — a vision that would recast an independent justice system... [Read More]
The conviction of Paul Manafort and guilty plea by Michael D. Cohen could open fissures among Republicans on Capitol Hill and expose President Trump to... [Read More]
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