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President Donald Trump
Carolyn Kaster/AP
July 24, 2019 - 5:27 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Believing a two-year shadow over the White House at last has been lifted, President Donald Trump seized on Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress on Wednesday as a clear-cut victory, mocking the former special counsel's findings and performance. After claiming in advance that...
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Robert Mueller
Andrew Harnik/AP
July 24, 2019 - 5:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Robert Mueller on Wednesday bluntly dismissed President Donald Trump's claims of total exoneration in the federal probe of Russia's 2016 election interference, telling Congress he explicitly did not clear the president of obstructing his investigation. The former special counsel...
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Michael Cohen, right, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, arrives to testify before a closed-door hearing of the House Intelligence Committee accompanied by his lawyer, Michael Monico of Chicago, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 28, 2019.
/AP PhotoAlex Brandon
February 28, 2019 - 10:24 am
UPDATED: 5:15 p.m. ___ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former lawyer returned to Capitol Hill on Thursday for hours of closed-door questioning after publicly branding his former boss a racist and a con man who lied about business dealings in Russia and directed him to conceal...
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Former FBI Director James Comey, with his attorney, David Kelley, left, arrive to testify under subpoena behind closed doors before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committee on Capitol Hill in Washington, Friday, Dec. 7, 2018.
J. Scott Applewhite/ AP Photo
December 07, 2018 - 8:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans are interviewing James Comey behind closed doors Friday, hauling the former FBI director to Capitol Hill one final time before they cede power to Democrats in January. Comey is appearing for the interview after unsuccessfully fighting a subpoena in court. It is...
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Ivanka Trump
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
November 20, 2018 - 10:24 am
By Manu Raju and Devan Cole, CNN (CNN) -- Ivanka Trump's use of a private email account will soon face new scrutiny on Capitol Hill, with a key House committee planning to probe whether President Donald Trump's daughter and senior adviser violated the law when conducting government business. The...
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Protesters chant "November is coming" inside Hart bldg
@youractivistwnk/Twitter
October 05, 2018 - 6:48 am
By Sophie Tatum, CNN (CNN) -- Nearly 300 protesters were arrested at a US Senate building on Thursday afternoon as crowds of activists descended on Capitol Hill while lawmakers reviewed the FBI's report on the allegations against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh. Protesters gathered in the...
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Former Secretary of Homeland Security Tom Ridge
Photo by Erin Sutherland/MCT/Sipa USA
Ian Bush
August 01, 2018 - 7:57 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — The United States is woefully ill-prepared to battle biological threats — whether they be man made or from Mother Nature. Former Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Ridge is leading the charge to make the feds wise to the dangers. Ridge says it should be a job for the vice...
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Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, right, meets with Sen. Orrin Hatch, R-Utah, on Capitol Hill, Wednesday, July 11, 2018, in Washington.
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
July 11, 2018 - 11:18 am
By Lisa Mascaro and Matthew Daly, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh returned to Capitol Hill Wednesday for a whirlwind round of meetings with key Republican senators as Democrats ramped up efforts to block his confirmation. Kavanaugh, the conservative...
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Hundreds of activists protest the Trump administration's approach to illegal border crossings and separation of children from immigrant parents, in the Hart Senate Office Building.
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
June 28, 2018 - 8:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Capitol Police arrested nearly 600 people Thursday after hundreds of loudly chanting women demonstrated inside a Senate office building against President Donald Trump's treatment of migrant families. Among them were a Washington state congresswoman, the lawmaker said on Twitter...
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Lawmakers ask Trump to end separation
CNN
June 20, 2018 - 6:21 am
By Ashley Killough, Lauren Fox, Kevin Liptak and Phil Mattingly, CNN (CNN) -- Congressional Republicans, keen to secure an end to a policy separating children from their parents at the US border, received unclear marching orders from President Donald Trump on Tuesday after a meeting on Capitol Hill...
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