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Terence P. Jeffrey[field_author_ap] October 22, 2018 | 17:58 PM EDT
Robert Mueller (Screen Capture)
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 22, 2018 | 14:57 PM EDT
Sanctions against the Saudi government aren’t enough punishment for the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) told “Fox News Sunday.”
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 22, 2018 | 14:30 PM EDT
Sen. Bob Corker (R-Tenn.) isn’t buying the Saudis’ explanation of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi’s death.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 22, 2018 | 10:27 AM EDT
Sen. Ben Sasse (R-Neb.) told CNN’s “State of the Union With Jake Tapper” on Sunday that he doesn’t believe the Saudis’ version of what happened slain Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 22, 2018 | 05:36 AM EDT
Rep. Bob Goodlatte (R-Va.), the chairman of the House Judiciary Committee, said the outcome of the midterm election will have no bearing on the investigation into the FBI/DOJ now being conducted by his committee:
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 19, 2018 | 19:17 PM EDT
During Thursday’s speech at a rally in Missoula, Mont., President Donald Trump praised Rep. Greg Gianforte (R-Mont.) for body slamming a reporter last year.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 19, 2018 | 18:07 PM EDT
UN Ambassador Nikki Haley used her keynote speech at the Alfred E. Smith Memorial Dinner on Thursday to poke fun at Democrats and Republicans alike, beginning with a dig at Sen. Elizabeth Warren’s (D-Mass.) Native American heritage.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 18, 2018 | 20:31 PM EDT
President Donald Trump said his administration’s efforts to rollback “job-killing regulations” is the reason why the economy has made the unprecedented gans recently.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 18, 2018 | 12:44 PM EDT
Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters outside the White House on Thursday that Saudi Arabia and Turkey are doing their own investigations into what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who went missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 18, 2018 | 10:11 AM EDT
House Republicans are indignant that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein made time to speak to the Wall Street Journal but not to them.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 18, 2018 | 06:44 AM EDT
"I'd be in favor of opening an investigation into the allegations," Feinstein said Wednesday in a debate with State Sen. Kevin de Leon, who is challenging her in November.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 17, 2018 | 19:59 PM EDT
ecretary of State Mike Pompeo told reporters Wednesday that he hasn’t learned anything new about the what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who is reportedly missing after visiting the Saudi consulate in Turkey.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 17, 2018 | 17:10 PM EDT
President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied that he was giving cover to the Saudis in the wake of reports that Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed inside the Saudi consulate in Turkey recently.
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 17, 2018 | 08:16 AM EDT
Although the situation is "very disturbing," it cannot be blamed on Republicans alone, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) told Bloomberg News on Tuesday:
Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 17, 2018 | 05:48 AM EDT
Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.), a member of the Foreign Relations Committee, said he spoke to President Trump this past weekend, "and I told him that we need to cut off arms to Saudi Arabia."
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 16, 2018 | 16:52 PM EDT
Sen. Lindsey Graham accused Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed Bin Salman of knowing what happened to Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, who was reportedly murdered inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 16, 2018 | 12:40 PM EDT
President Donald Trump explained his change of heart on whether climate change is a “hoax,” telling reporters Monday that “there’s no question” there is “something there - manmade or not.”
Michael W. Chapman[field_author_ap] October 16, 2018 | 12:18 PM EDT
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Susan Jones[field_author_ap] October 16, 2018 | 11:58 AM EDT
President Trump has no scheduled public appearances on this Tuesday, but he's making himself heard via Twitter.
Melanie Arter[field_author_ap] October 15, 2018 | 19:04 PM EDT
Sen. Marco Rubio (R-Fla.) told CBS’s “Face the Nation” on Sunday that he agrees with President Donald Trump that the planned U.S. arms sales to Saudi Arabia gives the United States leverage over them.