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Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:27 PM EDT

Rosenstein Impeachment Would Delay High Court Pick: Nunes

Rosenstein Impeachment Would Delay High Court Pick: Nunes

Hard-line conservative Republicans in the House recently hit a roadblock in their effort to impeach Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein when Speaker Paul Ryan opposed the move. But one of those conservatives,...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 09:33 PM EDT

Manafort Trial: Rick Gates Wraps Up Testimony

Manafort Trial: Rick Gates Wraps Up Testimony

In the last day of testimony from Rick Gates in the trial of his former boss Paul Manafort, AP reporter Chad Day says Gates admitted regret in his actions. Day says later that two witnesses provided some...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 07:11 PM EDT

Palestinian-American Candidate is Source of West Bank Pride

Palestinian-American Candidate is Source of West Bank Pride

The Michigan primary victory of Rashida Tlaib, a Palestinian-American who is expected to become the first Muslim woman to serve in the U.S. Congress, triggered an outpouring of joy in her ancestral village on...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:38 PM EDT

Trump's Legal Team Responds to Mueller Interview Request

Trump's Legal Team Responds to Mueller Interview Request

Lawyers for President Donald Trump said Wednesday they have responded to the latest interview proposal from special counsel Robert Mueller, part of a months-long negotiation process over whether and how...

Thursday, Aug 9, 2018 at 09:44 AM EDT

New Russia Sanctions Over Poisoning of Former Spy, Daughter

New Russia Sanctions Over Poisoning of Former Spy, Daughter

New sanctions against Russia will be imposed later this month for illegally using a chemical weapon in an attempted assassination of a former spy and his daughter in Britain earlier this year, the United States...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 05:59 PM EDT

Returned Korean War Dog Tag Belonged to Army Medic

Returned Korean War Dog Tag Belonged to Army Medic

The lone military identification tag that North Korea provided with 55 boxes of human remains last month belonged to Master Sgt. Charles H. McDaniel, an Army medic from Indiana who was killed in combat with...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 01:44 PM EDT

Sen. Rand Paul Says He Delivered Letter From Trump to Putin

Sen. Rand Paul Says He Delivered Letter From Trump to Putin

While in Moscow this week, Sen. Rand Paul delivered a letter from President Donald Trump to Russian President Vladimir Putin, Paul said Wednesday. NBC News reported that Paul was "honored" to deliver the note...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 05:49 PM EDT

DACA Hearing Focuses on Judge's Prior Ruling

DACA Hearing Focuses on Judge's Prior Ruling

The state of Texas asked a federal judge Wednesday to rule against a program shielding 700,000 young immigrants from deportation, arguing they drain state resources and never should have received federal...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 09:34 PM EDT

Manafort Trial: Star Witness Rick Gates Wraps Testimony

Manafort Trial: Star Witness Rick Gates Wraps Testimony

Paul Manafort's protégé wrapped up his testimony after implicating the former Trump campaign chairman and himself in financial crimes while also enduring stinging attacks on his character and credibility. Once...

Wednesday, Aug 8, 2018 at 11:09 AM EDT

Graham: Trump Mentioned Ending Russia Probe 'About 20 Times'

Graham: Trump Mentioned Ending Russia Probe 'About 20 Times'

President Donald Trump was focused on the idea of ending special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election over the weekend, Sen. Lindsey Graham said...

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