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Mattis: no enemy has done more to harm US military than sequestration

Mattis: no enemy has done more to harm US military than sequestration

McCain said the Defense Department's budget request can not be fulfilled without an updated strategy in Afghanistan , and in conflicts around the world more broadly. "We can't keep going like t...

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Fellow Republicans press Donald Trump about Comey tapes

Asked if he would be willing to give his version of events under oath, Mr Trump replied: "100 percent". President Donald Trump's daughter, Ivanka, says her father felt "vindicated" and "incredib...

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Rep. Gohmert: 'Dirty' Comey, Mueller Colluded to 'Blackmail' Trump

Rep. Gohmert: 'Dirty' Comey, Mueller Colluded to 'Blackmail' Trump

Under the regulations that enabled Rosenstein to appoint Mueller, only the Attorney General - or in this case, Rosenstein, since his superior, Attorney General Jeff Sessions, has recused himself fro...

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Read Sessions' opening statement to the Senate Intelligence Committee

He declined to pinpoint the legal standard under which he was refusing to answer the question, except to say that it was Justice Department policy to refuse to answer questions involving the preside...

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Schumer invites Trump to testify before Senate

Karl: Mr. President, I want to get back to James Comey's testimony . Trump: I didn't say that . " So he lied about that? ". Trump Jr. went on to say that his father was "vindicated" by C...

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Jeff Sessions' Senate Intelligence Committee Testimony

Mueller also won votes of support Tuesday from the top two Republicans in Congress , House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wisconsin and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky, both of whom sa...

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McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

McCain slams Pentagon for Afghan policy delay

The decision is similar to one announced in April that applied to US troop levels in Iraq and Syria, and came as Mattis warned Congress the USA -backed Afghan forces were not beating the Taliban des...

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Jeff Sessions denies 'false and scurrilous allegations'

Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein says he wouldn't follow orders from President Donald Trump or anyone else to fire special counsel Robert Mueller unless they were "lawful and appropriate ord...

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Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue

Woman says Cosby accuser hatched plan to sue

Constand either lied to police or committed perjury - regardless, the jurors must decide which truth, or lie, to believe. In the deposition, Cosby said he gave her Benedryl, a non-prescription aller...

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United Nations slaps sanctions on NKorean officials

Mattis added that the United States is "working with China on North Korea because that is also a problem for China". President Donald Trump - who frequently denounced China on the campaign trai...

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Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify publicly before Senate on Tuesday

Senator minority leader Chuck Schumer, a Democrat, took up that offer and invited Trump on Sunday to testify before a Senate committee. Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer and fellow Democratic...

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US Attorney General To Testify Publicly At Senate Hearing

US Attorney General To Testify Publicly At Senate Hearing

FILE - In this March 6, 2017, file photo, Attorney General Jeff Sessions speaks at the U.S. Customs and Border Protection office in Washington . Senators are expected to hone in on Comey's reco...

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Trump willing to testify, won't say if tapes of Comey talks exist

That tweet has prompted repeated demands from the congressional committees investigating any possible collusion between Trump's team and Russian Federation during the 2016 campaign, and the process ...

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American student released from North Korea prison is reportedly in a coma

Two Ohio senators are denouncing North Korea after a resident of their state was said to be in a coma after being released from a prison in the country. Rodman flew into Pyongyang from Beijing In...

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John McCain says American leadership was better under Obama than Trump

John McCain says American leadership was better under Obama than Trump

People who actually cared for the victims of the London attack irked at Trump's jab at Khan, drawing a complete picture of ignorance. This comes as a surprising admission as McCain has always been a...

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AG Jeff Sessions' testimony will be public, Senate committee says

AG Jeff Sessions' testimony will be public, Senate committee says

It says Sessions, along with other campaign officials, was at the Mayflower Hotel a year ago for an event. And then an ally of President Donald Trump suggested the president is thinking about firi...

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Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit

Rolling Stone, fraternity agree to settle rape story lawsuit

Rolling Stone has settled a lawsuit with the University of Virginia fraternity whose members were falsely accused of raping a female student in a November 2014 article, The Daily Caller has learned...

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Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

Jeff Sessions testifies: What to expect from Tuesday's Senate Intelligence Committee hearing

His recusal announcement came days after it was revealed that he met with the Russian ambassador to the USA on at least two occasions in 2016. Sessions, an early Trump supporter, recused himself in...

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USA urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

USA urges Arab nations to ease blockade of Qatar

The comments from Qatar came a day after Sheikh Mohammed rejected any interference in its foreign policy and said his country would never "surrender". The diplomat did not provide evidence or details,...

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Sessions will testify in open hearing before Senate Intelligence Committee

And he can expect questions about his involvement in Comey's May 9 firing, the circumstances surrounding his decision to recuse himself from the FBI's investigation, and whether any of his actions -...

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Georgia inmates on the run after killing 2 correctional officers

Sills, the sheriff, said, one corrections officer was driving and that the escapees somehow went through a gate while the bus was moving on the highway. The search continued Tuesday afternoon for two ...

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Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

The tension between placating the party's anti-government activist base and avoiding the ire of the vast majority of the rest of America is why we're not likely to see or hear much of anything from ...

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Trump says healthcare reform push may need additional money

Trump says healthcare reform push may need additional money

McConnell provided an outline of ideas under consideration last week at a closed-door GOP lunch as leaders seek to craft a more modest proposal than the House approved. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.), th...

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In First Since Trump Speech, Haley Says President Believes Climate Is Changing

In First Since Trump Speech, Haley Says President Believes Climate Is Changing

The interview will be broadcast on CNN's "State of the Union" on Sunday. "The withdrawal of the United States of America from the Paris accord indicates the irresponsibility of this country's go...

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Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick's Bikini War of the Exes

Kourtney Kardashian & Scott Disick's Bikini War of the Exes

According to a new report , Kardashian is super protective of her three children, seven-year-old Mason , four-year-old Penelope and two-year-old Reign , because her former boyfriend, Scott Disic...

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Rape Victim Asks Judge To End Polanski Case

Samantha Geimer , 54, made her first public court appearance in the matter and told Judge Scott Gordon she supports either an outright dismissal or a hearing that would sentence Polanski without his...

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Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

Ex-Penn St officials get jail terms in Sandusky abuse case

All three men apologized before Judge John Boccabella sentenced them. Spanier was sentenced to four to 12 months; he will serve the first two months in jail and the last two under house arrest. He a...

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Republican Senators Preparing to Hand President Trump Draft Health Care Bill

Republican Senators Preparing to Hand President Trump Draft Health Care Bill

This is the Republicans' only real interest in health care: to slash its spending, so they can lubricate their rich buddies. "I'm not going to ask any questions of the panel", Democratic Senator C...

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Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

Ivanka Trump says her father is optimistic

Sessions is especially important to the case because as the attorney general, he was Comey's boss, and because Comey testified "the attorney general lingered by my chair, but the president thanked him...

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A Year on, Orlando Shooting Victims Remembered With Love and Rainbows

As they were handing out supplies, one of the vigil's organizers came up and asked if First United could ring the bells as the names of the 49 victims were read. "It breaks my heart that your sanctu...

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