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'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties

'I Did Not Collude,' Kushner Says on Russia Ties

Senior White House adviser Jared Kushner is denying that President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Russia, saying in a statement ahead of congressional interviews that he has "nothing to hide." The...

6 hours ago

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

GOP Health Care Bill Still a Mystery Before Planned Vote

The Senate will move forward with a key vote this week on a Republican health bill but it's not yet known whether the legislation will seek to replace President Barack Obama's health care law or simply repeal...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 02:39 PM PDT

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

5 Reasons the Health Care Bill May Fail, 3 Why It May Not

There are many reasons why the Senate will probably reject Republicans' crowning bill razing much of former President Barack Obama's health care law. There are fewer why Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 03:27 PM PDT

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

WH Indicates Trump Would Sign New Russia Sanctions Bill

The White House indicated Sunday President Donald Trump would sign a sweeping Russia sanctions measure, which the House could take up this week, that requires him to get Congress' permission before lifting or...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 11:14 AM PDT

Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak Ends His Term

Russian Ambassador to the US Sergei Kislyak Ends His Term

Russian ambassador to the United States Sergei Kislyak — a high-profile figure in the controversy over Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election— has concluded his assignment in Washington. The Russian...

Sunday, Jul 23, 2017 at 03:41 AM PDT

GOP Legislative Agenda Stalled Amid Ideological Divides

GOP Legislative Agenda Stalled Amid Ideological Divides

Despite having control of both chambers of Congress and the White House, Republicans are struggling to pass major aspects their legislative agenda and face many issues that interfere with the party's ability to...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 05:42 PM PDT

Trump's New Message Man Deletes Inconvenient Tweets

Trump's New Message Man Deletes Inconvenient Tweets

A day after accepting a top White House job, President Donald Trump's new communications adviser announced Saturday that he's deleting old tweets, saying his own views have evolved and that what he said in...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 09:31 PM PDT

Lawmakers Herald Agreement on Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill

Lawmakers Herald Agreement on Sweeping Russia Sanctions Bill

Congressional Republicans and Democrats announced Saturday they had reached an agreement on a sweeping Russia sanctions package to punish Moscow for meddling in the presidential election and its military...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 10:07 PM PDT

Trump Asserts All Agree He Has 'Complete Power' to Pardon

Trump Asserts All Agree He Has 'Complete Power' to Pardon

President Donald Trump said Saturday that he has "complete power" to issue pardons, an assertion that comes amid investigations into Russian interference in last year's presidential election. It was one of many...

Saturday, Jul 22, 2017 at 12:41 PM PDT

USS Ford Is '100,000-Ton Message to the World': Trump

USS Ford Is '100,000-Ton Message to the World': Trump

With praise and a blessing for the military, President Donald Trump helped hand over the USS Gerald R. Ford to the Navy on Saturday and said the state-of-the-art aircraft carrier will send a "100,000-ton message...

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