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FILE - In this May 1, 2019, file photo, Attorney General William Barr appears at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington. Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate.” (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
May 14, 2019 - 9:13 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Attorney General William Barr has appointed a U.S. attorney to examine the origins of the Russia investigation and determine if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was "lawful and appropriate," according to a person familiar with the issue. Barr appointed John...
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FILE - In this March 24, 2019, file photo, special counsel Robert Mueller walks past the White House after attending services at St. John's Episcopal Church, in Washington. For two years, the nation watched and waited as Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of Mueller’s report last month provided a long-awaited moment of closure for many _ and an utterly unsatisfying finale for plenty of others. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen, File)
May 12, 2019 - 7:46 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — See Bob investigate. Read Bob's report. Wait, Bob, what? For nearly two years, the nation watched and waited as special counsel Robert Mueller investigated President Donald Trump and his campaign for potential collusion with Russia and obstruction of justice. The release of a...
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Cory Booker
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May 12, 2019 - 5:46 pm
In a new ABC interview, Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Cory Booker compared a potential future fight over his gun control proposal to the civil rights movement, and he touched on a variety of topics, including health care and Democrats' anger at Trump.
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Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez
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May 12, 2019 - 11:43 am
Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez picked up the gavel and became the youngest women in history to preside over the House of Representatives.
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IN this May 9, 2019, photo, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., speaks on Capitol Hill in Washington. Pelosi introduced a new concept to the debate over President Donald Trump’s behavior: “Self-impeachable.” As Trump appears to be all but goading Democrats into impeachment proceedings, viewing the standoff as potentially politically valuable for his re-election campaign, Democrats are trying to impose restraint, preferring a more methodical approach and letting, as Pelosi says, Trump make the case himself by his stonewalling of Congress. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
May 11, 2019 - 3:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has introduced a new concept into the debate over President Donald Trump's actions: "self-impeaching." As Trump all but goads Democrats into impeachment proceedings , viewing the showdown as potentially valuable for his 2020 re-election campaign ,...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Friday, May 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
May 11, 2019 - 3:03 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is scoffing at Democrats' attempts to pry loose his tax returns, saying his refusal to release the records as a candidate didn't hurt him in 2016 and voters "didn't care" about the issue. A leading House Democrat has issued subpoenas for six years of Trump's...
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May 09, 2019 - 12:39 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Senator Bernie Sanders and Congresswoman Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez went on a live video in order to inform viewers that they are ready to challenge Wall Street greed and are going to introduce a legislation to try to combat high credit card interest rates. The Loan Shark...
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May 08, 2019 - 11:23 pm
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Former Attorney General Jeff Sessions and former New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie say a move by U.S. House Democrats to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt does not create a "constitutional crisis," as one key Democratic lawmaker said. Sessions and Christie spoke about...
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Donald Trump Jr.
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May 08, 2019 - 5:15 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- He may not be an official member of the White House staff, but the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., may be in hot water: The Senate intelligence committee has subpoenaed Trump's eldest son for additional testimony in the Russia probe, according to reports. This marks...
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William Barr
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May 08, 2019 - 4:34 pm
WASHINGTON (1010 WINS/AP) -- You're in contempt, sir! So says the House Judiciary Committee which voted Wednesday afternoon to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress. The committee voted 24-16 to hold Barr in contempt after the Justice Department rejected House Democrats'...
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