<![CDATA[NBC Southern California - Politics]]>Copyright 2017http://www.nbclosangeles.com/news/politics http://media.nbcnewyork.com/designimages/NBC4_40x125.png NBC Southern California http://www.nbclosangeles.comen-usTue, 23 May 2017 19:59:56 -0700Tue, 23 May 2017 19:59:56 -0700NBC Owned Television Stations <![CDATA[Donald Trump’s Budget Breaks These 7 Campaign Promises]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 16:58:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17075720853888-wall.jpg
The White House took pains to insist that the 2018 budget blueprint is keeping campaign promises, NBC News reported.Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said that the president is making good on his vow to save...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump to Retain Private Attorney in Russia Probes]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 18:34:02 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-rose-garden.jpg
President Donald Trump is expected to retain Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney on matters related to the Russia investigation, sources told NBC News.Kasowitz has represented Trump a number of times in the...

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<![CDATA[Senate Committee to Subpoena 2 of Flynn's Businesses]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 14:02:21 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/flynnfeuerherdIV.jpg
The Senate intelligence committee says it will subpoena two of former national security adviser Michael Flynn's businesses.The committee has already subpoenaed Flynn for documents regarding his contacts...

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<![CDATA[Watch: Did Melania Dodge Trump’s Hand Again?]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 12:24:25 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/another+melania+hand+swat.jpg
The swat heard 'round the world appears to have a sequel. A day after Melania Trump appeared to rebuff the president's hand as the couple walked down the red carpet on the tarmac at Israel's Ben-Gurion...

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<![CDATA[Brennan: 'Sufficient Basis' for Russia-Trump Campaign Probe]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 11:22:14 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AP_17143547439723.jpg
Former CIA chief John Brennan testifies before members of the House Intelligence Committee on May 23, 2017. Brennan says that he left his position without clear conclusions about collusion but with...

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<![CDATA[Coats Won't Comment on Trump Collusion Report]]> Tue, 23 May 2017 09:15:58 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/214*120/US-Worldwide-Threats-2-CR-149555543017000001.jpg
During a Senate Armed Services Committee hearing on May 23, 2017, Dan Coats, the nation's director of national intelligence, said he wouldn't comment on a news report that President Donald Trump asked him...]]>
<![CDATA[Trump Asked Intel Officials to Push Back on Russia Probe]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 18:29:50 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/rogers-461191572.jpg
President Trump asked two top U.S. intelligence officials in March to help him push back against an FBI investigation into possible coordination between the Russian government and his campaign team, a former...

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<![CDATA[DOJ Narrows Possible Sanctions for Sanctuary Cities]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 14:08:06 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/AGjeffsessions_1200x675.jpg
Attorney General Jeff Sessions said Monday that local governments refusing to cooperate in deporting convicted criminals risk losing their Justice Department and Department of Homeland Security grant money, NBC...

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<![CDATA[Netanyahu, Trump Speak in Israel About Regional Stability]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 13:26:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/TrumpNetanyahu_16465883_1-149548261825500001.jpg
U.S. President Donald Trump and Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu discussed the strength of the U.S.-Israel relationship, the international nuclear deal with Iran and Middle Eastern stability at a joint...]]>
<![CDATA[Melania Trump Appears to Slap Away Husband's Hand]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 12:59:53 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Screen+Shot+2017-05-22+at+1.08.26+PM.png
Melania Trump appeared to slap away her husband's outstretched hand during events staged to welcome President Donald Trump to Israel. The Trumps were welcomed on the tarmac at Ben-Gurion International...]]>
<![CDATA[Unwelcome Selfie, Melania Hand Slap: Trump Arrives in Israel]]> Mon, 22 May 2017 10:20:30 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-selfie.jpg
The red carpet moments on the tarmac kept coming.President Donald Trump had a bumpy landing in Israel on Monday with a series of apparent faux pas, from the first lady slapping away his hand to a lawmaker...

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<![CDATA[Trump's Israel Visit: 5 Key Issues]]> Sun, 21 May 2017 23:54:16 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/GettyImages-635655088.jpg
President Donald Trump's two-day visit to Israel began Monday morning and there are five key issues that are expected to be the focus of his time in the country, NBC News reported.The most recent issue to come...

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<![CDATA['I Was There for Democracy': Woman Beaten at Turkish Embassy Speaks Out ]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 04:50:52 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/216*120/Borazan.png
Protesters who said they were beaten by the Turkish president's security detail in Washington are speaking out about the incident.A protester who says she was beaten by the Turkish president's security detail...]]>
<![CDATA[Artist Aims to Challenge People in Power With Projections]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 21:34:23 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Trump+Projection.jpg
One D.C. artist is gaining popularity after projecting pictures, phrases and hashtags about President Donald Trump and other powerful Republicans onto buildings in the nation's capital.Most recently,...

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<![CDATA[Comey to Testify in Open Session on Russia Investigation]]> Sat, 20 May 2017 00:26:08 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/Comey-James-file.jpg
Former FBI Director James Comey will testify in open session before one of the legislative committees investigating possible collusion between President Donald Trump and Russia, committee leaders announced...

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<![CDATA[Senior WH Adviser Is 'Person of Interest' in Probe: Report]]> Fri, 19 May 2017 15:31:09 -0700 http://media.nbclosangeles.com/images/213*120/trump-walking-wh-alone.jpg
A senior White House adviser has been singled out as a “significant person of interest” in the federal law enforcement probe of possible coordination between the Trump campaign and Russia.A report published...

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