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Donald Trump Jr. speaks ahead of his father President Donald Trump at a Make America Great Again rally Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis.
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May 09, 2019 - 1:40 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Jonathan Lemire and Laurie Kellman, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., meets with reporters the day after the Democrat-controlled House Judiciary Committee voted to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, eat a news conference on Capitol Hill in Washington.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
May 09, 2019 - 1:17 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — 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,...
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Chris Kleponis/Sipa USA
May 09, 2019 - 12:57 pm
By Betsy Klein, CNN (CNN) -- President Donald Trump reversed course again Thursday that he will leave it up to Attorney General William Barr as to whether special counsel Robert Mueller testifies before Congress. "I'm going to leave that up to our very great attorney general. He'll make a decision...
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Donald Trump Jr. speaks ahead of his father President Donald Trump at a Make America Great Again rally Saturday, April 27, 2019, in Green Bay, Wis.
Mike Roemer/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 7:38 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick and Jonathan Lemire WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Donald Trump Jr., calling him in to answer questions about his 2017 testimony to the panel as part of its probe into Russian election interference. That's according to two people familiar...
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House Judiciary Committee Chair Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., moves ahead with a vote to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress after last-minute negotiations stalled with the Justice Department.
J. Scott Applewhite/AP Photo
May 08, 2019 - 4:55 pm
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Lisa Mascaro and Jonathan Lemire WASHINGTON (AP) — The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, escalating the Democrats' extraordinary legal battle with the Trump administration over access to special counsel...
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STEM School Highlands Ranch
David Zalubowski/AP
May 08, 2019 - 3:36 pm
HIGHLANDS RANCH, Colo. (AP) — The lone fatality in the Colorado high school shooting was Kendrick Castillo, a friendly 18-year-old who leaped from his desk in a literature class and charged the two attackers, sacrificing his life to buy classmates time to escape. Another 18-year-old preparing to...
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An art installation
Susan Walsh/AP
May 08, 2019 - 3:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Hastily written executive orders. Declarations by tweet. President Donald Trump's White House hasn't been known for its careful crafting of policy. But Jared Kushner, the president's son-in-law and senior adviser, has spent months drawing up a long-awaited immigration overhaul...
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New York senators
Tim Roske/AP
May 08, 2019 - 3:05 pm
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — New York's Senate easily approved a bill Wednesday that would allow three congressional committees to get access to President Donald Trump's state tax returns, giving Democrats a potential end-run around the administration's refusal to disclose the president's federal returns...
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Rep. John Lewis
Jose Luis Magana/AP, file
May 08, 2019 - 2:45 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CNN Films is developing a documentary on civil rights icon and Georgia congressman John Robert Lewis. The network announced Wednesday that "Gideon's Army" director Dawn Porter is helming the project. She began shooting the 79-year-old Lewis last year ahead of the midterm elections...
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Grant Berardo flips through his 2017 school yearbook.
Andrew Mills/NJ Advance Media via AP, file
May 08, 2019 - 2:08 pm
TRENTON, N.J. (AP) — A high school yearbook adviser who was suspended after photos of two students were altered to remove President Donald Trump's name from their clothing is suing the district, saying she was made a scapegoat. Teacher Susan Parsons says in her lawsuit, filed Monday, that officials...
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