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Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 18, 2019 | 09:22 AM EST
Conservative talk show host Rush Limbaugh says what happened inside the FBI and Justice after Donald Trump was elected president was a "silent coup" by unelected people from the "Obama intelligence agencies."
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 18, 2019 | 05:49 AM EST
Sen. Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.), the Judiciary Committee chairman, on Sunday promised to find out "who's telling the truth, what actually happened," in the days after President Trump fired FBI Director James Comey.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 17, 2019 | 21:10 PM EST
Nation of Islam leader Louis Farrakhan on Sunday spoke in defense of Women’s March national leaders who have taken flak for associating with him, and launched fresh attacks on Jews.
Emily Ward[field_author_ap] February 15, 2019 | 10:56 AM EST
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Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 15, 2019 | 06:02 AM EST
In an interview to be aired Sunday on CBS's "60 Minutes," Andrew McCabe, the former acting deputy director of the FBI, said he launched an obstruction of justice and counterintelligence investigation into President Donald Trump, because he was so alarmed by Trump's firing of his boss, James Comey.
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 15, 2019 | 04:19 AM EST
The Council on American-Islamic Relations said late Thursday President Trump's plan to declare a national emergency at the U.S.-Mexico border was an “abuse of executive authority,” motivated by a desire to “'make America white again.”
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 14, 2019 | 07:48 AM EST
President Trump is getting only $1,375,000,000 for "the construction of primary pedestrian fencing, including levee pedestrian fencing, in the Rio Grande Valley," and the money comes with restrictions.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 14, 2019 | 06:38 AM EST
"It's a heck of a turnaround," MSNBC's Joe Scarborough said at the start of "Morning Joe" on Thursday, as he cited President Donald Trump's rising poll numbers -- despite the government shutdown.
Emily Ward[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 16:16 PM EST
Sen. Mike Lee (R-Utah) (Screenshot)
Emily Ward[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 15:55 PM EST
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Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 08:43 AM EST
"I am not anti,you know, the Normandy fencing out in the rural areas, things that -- that don't stop wildlife, don't harm wildlife, but are a tool for Border Patrol to stop vehicles. So I need to know what kind of fencing exactly it is."  
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 06:13 AM EST
In a late night tweet Tuesday, President Trump thanked the Republicans who negotiated a border security deal he does not like -- but which Republican leaders are urging him to sign:
Patrick Goodenough[field_author_ap] February 13, 2019 | 05:00 AM EST
The sums involved are estimated at around $14 billion – far more than the $5.7 billion President Trump requested for a border barrier. Congressional Democrats have opposed the funding, and a $1.375 billion “compromise” deal is now under consideration.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 12, 2019 | 09:34 AM EST
Robert Francis "Beto" O'Rourke told his supporters in El Paso, Texas Monday night, "We know that walls do not save lives. Walls end lives."
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 12, 2019 | 05:58 AM EST
President Donald Trump told a rally in El Paso, Texas Monday night that as he was walking onto the stage, he was told that "progress is being made" on border security negotiations.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] February 12, 2019 | 05:18 AM EST
He made a declaration of beliefs that will define his next campaign:
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] February 11, 2019 | 20:19 PM EST
During a panel discussion on CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper,” Rep. Nanette Diaz Barragan (D-Calif.) tried to blame the blackface controversy in Virginia on President Donald Trump, but CNN Political Commentator Nina Turner corrected her, saying, “Congresswoman, I hear you, but on this, we’re not blaming President Trump.”
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] February 11, 2019 | 14:44 PM EST
South Bend, Ind., Mayor Pete Buttigieg, who announced his candidacy for president, told CNN’s “State of the Union with Jake Tapper” on Sunday that the word socialism has lost its power, especially the way it was used characterize Obamacare.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] February 11, 2019 | 12:38 PM EST
Sen. Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) said despite claims to the contrary, his green new deal resolution, which calls for meeting 100 percent of the power demand in the U.S. through clean, renewable and zero emission energy sources, is “absolutely realistic.”