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Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:34 AM PDT

Trump ‘Very Surprised’ by Senate Subpoena of His Son

Trump ‘Very Surprised’ by Senate Subpoena of His Son

President Donald Trump said he was surprised that his son Donald Trump Jr. was subpoenaed by the Senate Intelligence Committee.

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:24 AM PDT

Pelosi Pledges Methodical Action on 'Constitutional Crisis'

Pelosi Pledges Methodical Action on 'Constitutional Crisis'

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said Thursday the country faces a "constitutional crisis" over President Donald Trump's resistance to congressional investigation, and she promised a methodical, if lengthy, effort to...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 10:00 AM PDT

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Release a Plan to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

Bernie Sanders and Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Release a Plan to Cap Credit Card Interest Rates at 15%

Sen. Bernie Sanders and Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez have a new target: credit card companies. The lawmakers, who identify as democratic socialists, will unveil a plan Thursday to cap credit card interest...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 09:23 AM PDT

Ex-Intel Analyst Charged With Obama-Era Drone Secret Leak

Ex-Intel Analyst Charged With Obama-Era Drone Secret Leak

The Justice Department on Thursday charged a former Air Force intelligence analyst who later became a government contractor with illegally leaking classified information to a reporter, NBC News reported. Daniel...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 08:12 AM PDT

Senate Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr.

Senate Subpoenas Donald Trump Jr.

A Republican-led Senate Intelligence committee subpoenaed President Donald Trump's oldest son, Donald Trump Jr., about his claim that he knew little about the Trump Tower project planned for Moscow during the...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 02:06 PM PDT

US Seizes Ship After N. Korea Missile Launch

US Seizes Ship After N. Korea Missile Launch

The U.S. said Thursday that it has seized a North Korean cargo ship that was used to violate international sanctions, a first-of-its kind enforcement action that comes amid a tense moment in relations between...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 04:07 PM PDT

Protesters Arrested Outside Venezuelan Embassy in DC

Protesters Arrested Outside Venezuelan Embassy in DC

Protesters at the Venezuelan embassy in Washington were taken into custody Wednesday evening as demonstrations got heated. The embassy in Georgetown has become an unlikely flashpoint in the confrontation...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 01:00 AM PDT

Congressional Leaders Eye Restoring Automatic Pay Hike

Congressional Leaders Eye Restoring Automatic Pay Hike

A handful of senior House lawmakers, frustrated by a decade of frozen congressional salaries, are quietly exploring whether to accept an annual pay raise that they've shunned since Barack Obama was first...

Thursday, May 9, 2019 at 07:46 PM PDT

Escalation in Trump Tariffs Looms Over US-China Trade Talks

Escalation in Trump Tariffs Looms Over US-China Trade Talks

U.S. and Chinese negotiators met Thursday just hours before the United States was set to raise tariffs on Chinese imports in a dramatic escalation of tensions between the world's two biggest economies. China...

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 at 10:06 PM PDT

Pompeo Skips Visit to Greenland Amid New Tensions With Iran

Pompeo Skips Visit to Greenland Amid New Tensions With Iran

U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has cancelled a visit to Greenland to return to Washington amid an escalation of tensions with Iran. Pompeo had been due to wrap up a trip to Europe on Thursday with a...

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