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Justice Department inspector general testifies about report on FBI’s Russia probe

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The Justice Department’s internal watchdog told Congress on Wednesday that the FBI botched its high-profile investigation of potential collusion between the Trump campaign and the Russian government efforts to tilt the 2016 election in Trump’s favor.

House Democrats move forward with two articles of impeachment against Trump

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U.S. House Democrats on Tuesday moved forward by announcing two articles of impeachment, accusing U.S. President Donald Trump of abuse of power and obstruction of Congress, culminating over two months of investigation by Democrat-led House committees into the president's dealings with Ukraine.

Ivanka Trump fights to keep impeachment from overshadowing trade victory

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Ivanka Trump says Tuesday’s announcement that House Democrats will bring articles of impeachment against her father was “a predetermined outcome” and she is keeping her focus on advancing the White House agenda, which includes securing a vote on a trade deal with Mexico and Canada.

As Duncan Hunter announces plans to resign, supporters recall a tireless supporter of military,...

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As Rep. Duncan Hunter, R-Calif., made plans last week to leave Congress after pleading guilty to a felony campaign finance charge, the question of his legacy — and the future of the district — appears to be up in the air.

Report will clear FBI of misdeeds in Russia investigation

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The Justice Department’s internal watchdog has determined that political bias did not influence the federal investigation of potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign in 2016, according to people familiar with the matter, countering White House claims of deliberate partisan influence.

Trump orders toilet rule review, saying people flush 10 times

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Donald Trump’s latest target for deregulation is Americans’ toilets.

Top court rejects Trump, won’t let federal executions resume

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The U.S. Supreme Court refused to clear the federal government to resume executions next week after a 16-year hiatus, rejecting a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to lift a court-ordered hold.

Pelosi rebukes reporter who asked if she and Democrats ‘hate’ Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been unshakable as she’s guided her caucus toward the decision she announced Thursday that the House will vote on articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. But when a reporter questioned whether she was doing so because she hates Trump, Pelosi exploded.

House has ‘no choice’ but to move to impeach Trump, Pelosi says

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“The facts are uncontested,” Pelosi said. “The president abused his power for his own personal political benefit.”

Melania Trump rips professor for bringing up her son during impeachment hearing

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By Chris Sommerfeldt New York Daily News (TNS) First lady Melania Trump broke her silence on the Ukraine scandal Wednesday and blasted a prominent law professor for bringing up her teenage son during an impeachment...

Analysis: A tale of 2 days — and tones — for Trump as he...

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By John T. Bennett CQ-Roll Call (TNS) President Donald Trump shifted from an aggressive and attacking offense on the first day of a NATO summit in London to a more defensive posture on its second...

Democrats outline potential articles of impeachment against Trump

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By Chris Megerian, Jennifer Haberkorn and Sarah D. Wire Los Angeles Times (TNS) WASHINGTON — The House Judiciary Committee took a major step Wednesday toward defining how it could craft articles of impeachment against President...

FBI never completes hundreds of thousands of gun checks

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By Joshua Eaton CQ-Roll Call (TNS) WASHINGTON — The FBI never completes hundreds of thousands of gun background checks each year because of a deadline that requires it to purge them from its computers, despite...

Analysis: Broken bromance: Trump and Macron clash in lengthy bickerfest at NATO summit

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By John T. Bennett CQ-Roll Call (TNS) One of the world’s most unlikely world leader bromances appears to be over. President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron clashed Tuesday in a remarkable question-and-answer session with...

Trump: Democrats’ impeachment push ‘unpatriotic’

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By Roll Call Staff CQ-Roll Call (TNS) President Donald Trump said Tuesday that House Democrats’ impeachment probe does not give him a weaker hand in talks with other world leaders during a NATO summit in...

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Pelosi rebukes reporter who asked if she and Democrats ‘hate’ Trump

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Speaker Nancy Pelosi has been unshakable as she’s guided her caucus toward the decision she announced Thursday that the House will vote on articles of impeachment against Donald Trump. But when a reporter questioned whether she was doing so because she hates Trump, Pelosi exploded.