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Boys look through an older section of the border structure.
Gregory Bull/AP, file
February 13, 2019 - 6:04 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't showing his hand yet. But with little Washington appetite for another shutdown, he's expected to grudgingly accept an agreement that would keep the government open but provide just a fraction of the money he's been demanding for his Mexican border wall...
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Susan Walsh/AP
February 12, 2019 - 3:00 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump isn't hiding the fact that he isn't a dog person. He appeared impressed Monday night while describing the drug-detecting abilities of German shepherds that work for the U.S. Secret Service, but also made it abundantly clear that he can get by in his daily...
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FILE- In this July 11, 2018, file photo Mick Mulvaney, acting director of the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau (CFPB), and Director of the Office of Management, listens during a news conference at the Department of Justice in Washington.
Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo, file
February 10, 2019 - 12:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Bargainers clashed Sunday over whether to limit the number of migrants authorities can detain, tossing a new hurdle before negotiators hoping to strike a border security compromise for Congress to pass this coming week. The White House wouldn't rule out a renewed partial...
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File photo dated 06/12/04 of Jamal Khashoggi.
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February 08, 2019 - 4:50 pm
By Nicole Gaouette and Kevin Liptak (CNN) -- President Donald Trump refused to meet a legal mandate Friday to tell Congress whether the White House thinks Saudi Arabia's crown prince is personally responsible for the murder of Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "The President maintains his...
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Counselor to the President, Kellyanne Conway speaks to members of the media outside of the West Wing of the White House on January 14, 2018 in Washington, DC.
Oliver Contreras/SIPA USA
February 08, 2019 - 3:56 pm
COLLEGE PARK, Md. (AP) — A Maryland woman faces charges that she assaulted White House counselor Kellyanne Conway in front of her teenage daughter during a confrontation last year at a restaurant in a Washington suburb. Mary Elizabeth Inabinett, 63, of Chevy Chase, was charged in November with...
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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker speaks after telling Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., that his time has expired during questioning before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019, in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 10:29 am
UPDATED 4:48 p.m. By Eric Tucker and Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker said on Friday that he has "not interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation as he faced a contentious and partisan congressional hearing in...
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FILE - In this Sunday, Feb. 3, 2019, file photo, President Donald Trump waves after stepping off Marine One on the South Lawn of the White House in Washington.
Alex Brandon/AP Photo, File
February 05, 2019 - 11:32 am
NEW YORK (AP) — A federal subpoena seeking documents from Donald Trump's inaugural committee is part of "a hysteria" over the fact that he's president, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said on Tuesday. Federal prosecutors in New York issued the subpoena on Monday, furthering a federal...
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CNN
January 29, 2019 - 1:31 pm
(CNN) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden told CNN on Tuesday he's in no hurry to announce whether he's running for president in 2020 but knows he needs to make a decision soon. "I don't think there's any hurry to have to announce," Biden said as he was deplaning a flight from Fort Lauderdale,...
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A migrant sits with his children as they wait to hear if their number is called to apply for asylum in the United States, at the border, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019, in Tijuana, Mexico.
Gregory Bull/AP Photo
January 28, 2019 - 6:45 am
UPDATED: 12:39 p.m. By Deb Riechmann, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said the odds congressional negotiators will craft a deal to end his border wall standoff with Congress are "less than 50-50." As hundreds of thousands of furloughed federal workers prepared to return to...
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Susan Walsh/AP Photo
January 27, 2019 - 4:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Two days after the record-long shutdown ended, the White House made clear Sunday that President Donald Trump is prepared to shutter the government again without a border wall deal from Congress. The president's standoff with Democrats on Capitol Hill is far from over and the clock...
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