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After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

After Close Vote, Panel Sends Pompeo Nomination to Senate

Mike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's choice for secretary of state, avoided a rare rebuke Monday as the Senate Foreign Relations Committee narrowly recommended him, but the vote served as a warning shot to the...

Monday, Apr 23, 2018 at 01:11 AM EDT

Travel Ban Case Is Justices' First Dive Into Trump Policy

Travel Ban Case Is Justices' First Dive Into Trump Policy

The Supreme Court has so far had little to say about Donald Trump's time as president, even as the nation has moved from one Trump controversy to another. That's about to change. The justices' first deep...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 06:25 PM EDT

Bryan Steil Becomes GOP Front-Runner to Win Paul Ryan's Seat

Bryan Steil Becomes GOP Front-Runner to Win Paul Ryan's Seat

A former driver for House Speaker Paul Ryan who has been active in Wisconsin Republican politics for years announced Sunday that he is running to succeed Ryan in Congress. Bryan Steil, an attorney from...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 11:41 PM EDT

Trump Says North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize. It Hasn't.

Trump Says North Korea Agreed to Denuclearize. It Hasn't.<br /><br />

President Donald Trump on Sunday claimed North Korea has agreed to "denuclearization" before his potential meeting with Kim Jong Un. But that's not the case. North Korea said Friday it would suspend nuclear...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 11:53 AM EDT

Why French Globalist Macron is Befriending Nationalist Trump

Why French Globalist Macron is Befriending Nationalist Trump

Of everything Emmanuel Macron has accomplished in nearly a year as France's president, the most important may be his tough-love friendship with Donald Trump. From their first bone-squeezing handshake to...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 10:40 AM EDT

Collins Slams Comey for Releasing Book During Russia Probe

Collins Slams Comey for Releasing Book During Russia Probe

Republican Sen. Susan Collins on Sunday slammed former FBI Director James Comey for releasing his memoir during the ongoing Russia probe, saying she worries the book could interfere with the investigations. "I...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 06:22 AM EDT

Despite Denials, Lobbyist Tied to Condo Met With EPA Chief

Despite Denials, Lobbyist Tied to Condo Met With EPA Chief

Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt met in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where Pruitt was living. Both Pruitt and lobbyist Steven...

Sunday, Apr 22, 2018 at 09:00 AM EDT

Road to N. Korea's Denuclearization Is Littered With Failure

Road to N. Korea's Denuclearization Is Littered With Failure

Bill Clinton offered oil and reactors. George W. Bush mixed threats and aid. Barack Obama stopped trying after a rocket launch. While Seoul and Washington welcomed Pyongyang's declaration on Saturday to suspend...

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 07:58 PM EDT

The Subtle Way George HW Bush Honored His Wife's Work

The Subtle Way George HW Bush Honored His Wife's Work

The nation's 41st president attended his wife's funeral on Saturday in a dark suit and black shoes. But peeking out in between were knitted stacks of blue, red and yellow books.

Saturday, Apr 21, 2018 at 08:59 PM EDT

Will Trump's Personal Lawyer 'Flip'?

Will Trump's Personal Lawyer 'Flip'?

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he doesn't expect Michael Cohen, his longtime personal lawyer and fixer, to "flip" as the government investigates Cohen's business dealings. Trump, in a series of...

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