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Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 05:54 PM EDT

Cohen Says He Pleaded Guilty to Crimes He Didn't Commit

Cohen Says He Pleaded Guilty to Crimes He Didn't Commit

President Donald Trump's prison-bound former lawyer told actor Tom Arnold last month that he pleaded guilty to some crimes he didn't commit so his wife wouldn't "get dragged into the mud of this crap." Michael...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 03:55 PM EDT

Fact Check: The Facts on Medicare for All

Fact Check: The Facts on Medicare for All

Sen. Bernie Sanders introduced the latest version of his Medicare for All legislation on April 10, with 13 Democratic co-sponsors. Four of them, plus Sanders himself, are running for the Democratic presidential...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 04:09 PM EDT

Trump to Keep Fighting Opioids 'Until Our Job Is Done'

Trump to Keep Fighting Opioids 'Until Our Job Is Done'

President Donald Trump pledged Wednesday to battle the deadly epidemic of opioid drug abuse "until our job is done" and he claimed progress even though it is unclear whether the crisis has diminished. Trump...

Tuesday, Apr 23, 2019 at 11:11 PM EDT

Can You Pass an American Citizenship Test?

Can You Pass an American Citizenship Test?

A contentious question is gripping the nation: Should everyone living in the United States be asked to disclose their citizenship status? The Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question on the 2020...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 11:52 AM EDT

Trump: I ‘Assume’ Mueller Checked My Taxes

Trump: I ‘Assume’ Mueller Checked My Taxes

President Donald Trump said Wednesday he “assumes” special counsel Robert Mueller has looked at his taxes as part of his investigation. Justice Department spokesman Peter Carr said by email...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 06:47 PM EDT

After Mueller, Trump Says He'll Fight Dems on All Fronts

After Mueller, Trump Says He'll Fight Dems on All Fronts

Just say no. As House Democrats ramp up their post-Mueller investigations into President Donald Trump, his strategy for responding is simple: Resist on every legal front. The administration is straining to hold...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 09:59 AM EDT

Supreme Court Split on Citizenship Question for 2020 Census

Supreme Court Split on Citizenship Question for 2020 Census

The Supreme Court heard arguments Tuesday over the Trump administration's plan to add a citizenship question to the 2020 census. There was a divide between the court's liberal and conservative justices during...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 09:48 AM EDT

Top Trump Aide Said Russian Meddling Concerns Shouldn't Reach President, NYT Reports

Top Trump Aide Said Russian Meddling Concerns Shouldn't Reach President, NYT Reports

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney told then-Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen earlier this year that any conversations about Russian meddling in the upcoming midterm elections shouldn't...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 05:10 PM EDT

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

White Presidential Hopefuls Face 'Woke Litmus Test' on Race

After touring the National Lynching Memorial recently, former Colorado Gov. John Hickenlooper spoke of the "shame" he felt that some white people "kind of looked the other way during these lynching incidents."...

Wednesday, Apr 24, 2019 at 03:13 AM EDT

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

US Judge in Oregon to Block New Trump Abortion Policy

A U.S. judge in Oregon said Tuesday he intends to at least partially block a rule change by President Donald Trump's administration that could cut off federal funding for providers who refer patients for an...

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