Politics

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly
Jack Gruber, USA TODAY
December 08, 2018 - 10:04 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is inching closer to his long-teased major White House shake-up, gearing up for the twin challenges of battling for re-election and dealing with the Democrats' investigations once they take control of the House. The biggest piece of the shifting picture:...
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Larry McCormack/The Tennessean via USA TODAY NETWORK
December 08, 2018 - 8:52 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department says that President Donald Trump directed illegal payments to buy the silence of two women whose claims of extramarital affairs threatened his presidential campaign, the first time prosecutors have connected Trump to a federal crime. In a court filing ,...
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(AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 07, 2018 - 4:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Prosecutors say Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer, should serve a substantial prison term with a modest amount of credit for his cooperation. Cohen is scheduled to be sentenced next Wednesday in New York federal court. He pleaded guilty to federal...
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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.
(AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
December 07, 2018 - 11:57 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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December 06, 2018 - 7:51 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS) -- And we have a winner: President Donald Trump has chosen State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to replace Nikki Haley as the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, Bloomberg and Fox News reported Thursday night, citing unnamed sources. According to Fox News, Trump...
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George H.W. Bush
AP Photo/Alex Brandon, Pool
December 05, 2018 - 2:29 pm
The nation's most exclusive fraternity — the presidents club — assembled Wednesday to mourn George H.W. Bush, putting on public display its uneasy relationship with the current occupant of the Oval Office. The uncomfortable reunion brought President Donald Trump together in the same pew with past...
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Sep 11, 2016; East Rutherford, NJ, USA; New York City former mayor Rudy Giuliani waves an American flag while sitting on the Jets bench before a game between the New York Jets and the Cincinnati Bengals at MetLife Stadium.
Brad Penner-USA TODAY Sports
December 05, 2018 - 2:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) -- A typographical error in a tweet written by one of President Donald Trump's lawyers has linked to an anti-Trump prank. Rudy Giuliani wrote Tuesday that the social network had ``allowed someone to invade my text with a disgusting anti-President message.'' But Giuliani had...
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FILE - In this Jan. 22, 2017 file photo, National Security Adviser Michael Flynn arrives for a White House senior staff swearing in ceremony in the East Room of the White House, in Washington. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser has provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018, that describes Flynn's cooperation as "substantial." (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
December 05, 2018 - 4:25 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former national security adviser provided so much information to the special counsel's Russia investigation that prosecutors say he shouldn't do any prison time, according to a court filing that describes Michael Flynn's cooperation as "substantial." The...
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(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
David Caplan
December 04, 2018 - 12:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Trump foe and Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti will not run for office in 2020, he announced Tuesday. Please see my statement below regarding 2020. pic.twitter.com/ztCfZUY6hA — Michael Avenatti (@MichaelAvenatti) December 4, 2018 "After consultation with my family and...
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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Mike Huckabee
The Des Moines Register-USA TODAY Sports / Suchat Pederson, The News Journal
December 04, 2018 - 8:57 am
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez hasn’t even been sworn in to Congress yet, but she’s been drawing a lot of attention, including from former Arkansas Gov. Mike Huckabee.
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