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House Democrats launch longshot bid to impeach Trump

Mr. Green has spoken openly about wanting to impeach Mr. Trump since last month, though Wednesday marked the first time he said he'd put pen to paper to being the process. "No amount of intimidation ...

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Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

The state budget, faced with higher public education costs, is projected to have a $900 million shortfall in the next two years. "I strongly encourage you to veto HB 2278, and allow the legislatur...

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Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

Trump nominates new Federal Bureau of Investigation director day before Comey hearing

Joe Lieberman of CT, and some FBI agents anxious that Trump would try to politicize the bureau. Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said in a statement Wednesday that the job of Federal Bureau of In...

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May's lead widens to 12 points - ICM poll on eve of election

Polls initially supported her gamble, giving her Conservative Party a double-digit lead over its nearest rival, the main opposition Labour Party. So despite the fact the headline writers have do...

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GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for FBI chief

GOP lawmakers support Trump choice for FBI chief

Wray rose to head the department's criminal division in the Bush administration and oversaw investigations into corporate fraud, at a time when Comey was deputy attorney general. A GOP colleague was m...

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Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

Trump heading to Ohio to talk infrastructure

The plan calls for rural America to receive grants for rebuilding bridges, roads and waterways. One of the proposals in the infrastructure initiative includes plans to privatize the air traffic c...

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Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official Christopher Wray to lead FBI

Comey, they noted, confirmed Trump's claim that he had told Trump the president was not personally under investigation. Where can't you watch? Major news channels are on board, and so are bars acr...

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Golden State Warriors move one win away from record

Throughout the second half Wednesday night, Cleveland had hope. But Curry hit back-to-back 3s on a 10-0 run to close the entertaining and exhausting quarter. The Cavaliers did a much better job atta...

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Sooner surprise: Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops retires at 56

News of the development stunned the college football world Wednesday . In 18 seasons with the Sooners, Stoops was 190-48. All Stoops did was deliver eighteen winning seasons. Riley is known for coach...

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Comey's testimony to put uncomfortable spotlight on Trump

He said that "effectively means at least when Comey was involved, that there was not evidence that the President was involved in any potential collusion with Russian Federation or anybody in his campa...

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U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

U.S. intelligence chiefs decline to comment on Trump inquiry

Acting FBI director Andrew McCabe , who has filled in since Trump fired Comey on May 9, also refused to answer whether he had discussed the firing with Comey himself, saying the issue stepped int...

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Aides wanted Trump to focus on infrastructure. Then he tweeted

Supreme Court to resolve. A tweet from Patrick Cunnane a former press aside for the Obama administration, seems to have suggested the form of the RealPressSecBot tweets. But a biting new Twitter ...

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The Bingo Card Guide To The Comey Testimony

Comey is expected to detail how Trump asked him to let an investigation into former national security adviser Michael Flynn go, as well as how Trump demanded loyalty from the former FBI director. Sh...

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House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

House Democrats Warn Trump on Blocking Comey's Testimony

Trump's public comments about Comey - including a series of critical tweets - would also hurt the case against executive privilege. It is extremely concerned about what Comey is going to say, and it ...

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Attorney for Steven Avery files post-conviction motion in the case

Attorney for Steven Avery files post-conviction motion in the case

Avery has always claimed he was framed by the Sheriff's Department that botched a sexual assault investigation that landed him in prison for 18 years for a rape did not commit. State attorneys are app...

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California legislator Gomez wins US House seat

California legislator Gomez wins US House seat

Should Ahn win the election, he would be the first Korean-American to serve in the House since Jay Kim served in the House from 1993 to 1999. Ahn was trying to become part of what could be described...

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Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

Trump Seeks 'Much Tougher' Travel Ban

On January 27, President Trump issued an executive order temporarily banning Muslims from Iran, Iraq , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria , and Yemen from entering the United States. Meanwhile, ...

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Trump takes aim at key anti-ISIS ally Qatar in tweets

Over 500 Pakistani pilgrims who were travelling to Saudi Arabia to perform Umrah via Qatar were stranded in Doha after Riyadh, Bahrain , UAE and Egypt made a decision to sever ties with Qatar on ...

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Senate panel heads back reauthorizing intel law

Coats, who was testifying before the Senate intelligence committee Wednesday morning, denied he felt pressured when asked about the Post report. The following day will see the much-anticipated t...

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Eric Trump: Democrats are 'not even people'

Jude Children's Research Hospital in Memphis. "Contrary to recent reports , at no time did the Trump Organization profit in any way from the foundation or any of its activities", the representativ...

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Comey's opening statement draws mixed reactions on Twitter

James Comey plans to testify Thursday that in the months before he was sacked as FBI director, President Trump sought his "loyalty" while also pressing him to "lift the cloud " of the Russian ...

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WH: Not sure if Trump's read Comey's statement

WH: Not sure if Trump's read Comey's statement

He then said, 'I need loyalty.' I replied, 'You will always get honesty from me.' He paused and then said, 'That's what I want, honest loyalty.' I paused, and then said, 'You will get that from me.'. ...

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Sean Spicer Says President Trump Considers His Tweets 'Official' White House Statements

Many saw the tweets as a rebuke of Sessions . "The concerns were, 'The guy won't pay and he won't listen, '" said one of Isikoff's sources, who is described as a "lawyer close to the White House"...

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Kansas governor denounces legislature's action to raise taxes

Kansas governor denounces legislature's action to raise taxes

He wrote that it would take new leadership to fund education , public safety, roads, the state employees' retirement system "and services damaged by Brownback ". The Senate earlier overrode Brownb...

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Comey claims his moment at hearing

Comey claims his moment at hearing

President Trump's presidency is set to face its toughest test yet Thursday, as James Comey , the former FBI Director, testifies before Congress about the conversations that led to his unceremonio...

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Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Ex-CIA chief: It's clear Russian Federation interfered with USA election

Despite Russia's alleged cyber attacks of Democratic officials during last year's presidential race to help Trump defeat Hillary Clinton , American intelligence officials have acknowledged there is...

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People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways

People Are Rewriting James Comey's Testimony In Devastatingly Comical Ways

I hope you can let this go ". There's a real double-whammy in this quote because Comey not only describes President Trump making another inappropriate-sounding request, but it also resurrects memo...

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UK PM May's lead remains 1 pct point - Survation poll

The Daily Mail accuses Labour of telling "many lies" during the campaign and offers a "tactical voting guide " to boost the Tory majority. Speaking to reporters on her plane during a final bur...

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Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

Budget battle forces Florida legislators back to work

Senate President Joe Negron , R-Stuart, who was said to be hesitant over medical marijuana, said Bradley's bill demonstrated legislators' commitment to the will of Florida voters. "We've got a c...

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Things to know ahead of James Comey's Thursday morning testimony

Comey's similar refusal during his tenure to inform the public that the president was not being investigated is also clear evidence of the keep-my-job-at-all-costs game he was playing (if this game lo...

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