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Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 15, 2018 | 06:58 AM EDT
They appeared on different late-night shows Tuesday, but their message was essentially the same:  
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 14, 2018 | 23:56 PM EDT
When asked Tuesday whether she could guarantee that the American people will never hear President Donald Trump say the N-word on a recording in any context, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said she couldn’t guarantee anything.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 14, 2018 | 22:34 PM EDT
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Tuesday that reporters at the White House refused to give former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman a platform when she worked at the White House in sharp contrast to their treatment of her now that she is releasing a tell-all book about President Donald Trump.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 14, 2018 | 07:46 AM EDT
"It is very clear this president is engineering a fear campaign within the FBI, saying anybody who is going to stand up against me, anybody who might testify against me, their career will suffer,," Rep.  Jim Himes told MSNBC's Rachel Maddow.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 14, 2018 | 06:10 AM EDT
Members of the House Oversight and Judiciary Committees will return to Washington on August 28 to hear what Bruce Ohr, a high-ranking Justice Department official, has to say about his connection to the Steele dossier, which apparently launched the Trump-Russia investigation.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 13, 2018 | 06:34 AM EDT
On Sunday's "AM Joy," Pelosi called President Trump a racist, but not in so many words.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 13, 2018 | 05:56 AM EDT
"When Democrats take the House, we will seek the truth," Pelosi told MSNBC's Jonathan Capehart, who asked her if impeachment would follow a Democrat victory.
Terence P. Jeffrey[field_author_ap] August 13, 2018 | 00:18 AM EDT
The interior of the Capitol Dome. (Screen Capture)
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 10, 2018 | 18:52 PM EDT
In a speech on efforts to combat violent crime, U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Friday that President Donald Trump ordered the Justice Department to “give a high priority to prosecutions that have a nexus” to the U.S.-Mexico border.
Michael W. Chapman[field_author_ap] August 10, 2018 | 16:43 PM EDT
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Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 10, 2018 | 10:08 AM EDT
The U.S. economy is booming, so much so that former inmates who were previously overlooked are able to find jobs, President Donald Trump said Thursday during a prison reform roundtable in Bedminster, N.J.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 10, 2018 | 05:43 AM EDT
Sen. Elizabeth Warren is asking the Trump administration to seriously examine recommendations from her Massachusetts constituents on keeping schools safe.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 9, 2018 | 22:48 PM EDT
In a speech at the Alliance Defending Freedom’s Summit on Religious Liberty, Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday assured the Alliance Defending Freedom that despite the Southern Poverty Law Center’s characterization, the ADF is not a “hate group.”
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 9, 2018 | 20:45 PM EDT
Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday outlined plans to create a sixth branch of the U.S. armed forces - the U.S. Space Force to counter U.S. adversaries in space by 2020.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 9, 2018 | 05:50 AM EDT
President Trump's legal team on Wednesday refused Special Counsel Robert Mueller's terms for an interview with the president of the United States.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] August 8, 2018 | 13:13 PM EDT
Rep. Chris Collins (R-N.J.), who was arrested Wednesday on insider trading has been kicked off the House Energy and Commerce Committee, House Speaker Paul Ryan announced.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] August 8, 2018 | 07:06 AM EDT
Rep. Steve Scalise (R-La.), the House majority whip, said he’s relieved that authorities have arrested the 63-year-old New York man who left a threatening voice mail message for the congressman.
Terence P. Jeffrey[field_author_ap] August 7, 2018 | 11:48 AM EDT
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