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Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker walks in to appear before the House Judiciary Committee on Capitol Hill, Friday, Feb. 8, 2019 in Washington.  Democrats are eager to press him on his interactions with President Donald Trump and his oversight of the special counsel's Russia investigation. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 08, 2019 - 10:21 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker's appearance before a House committee (all times local): 10:20 a.m. Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker says he has "not interfered in any way" in the special counsel's Russia investigation. Whitaker also says he has not...
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House Judiciary Committee Chairman Rep. Jerrold Nadler D-NY, speaks during a House Judiciary Committee debate to subpoena Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
February 07, 2019 - 9:34 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Justice Department said Thursday that Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will testify before the House Judiciary Committee on Friday as scheduled, ending a day's worth of uncertainty over whether he would appear. Whitaker's appearance became questionable Thursday after...
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FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2019, file photo, Attorney General nominee Bill Barr, right, meets with Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee in Washington. The Senate Judiciary Committee is poised to approve Barr’s nomination to be attorney general, a vote that is likely to be mostly along party lines as Democrats have questioned how transparent Barr will be once special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation concludes. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
February 07, 2019 - 1:23 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate Judiciary Committee approved William Barr's nomination for attorney general along party lines Thursday, with Republicans praising his credentials and Democrats questioning how transparent he'll be once special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation concludes. The...
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President Donald Trump speaks during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 07, 2019 - 9:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the National Prayer Breakfast (all times local): 9:45 a.m. President Donald Trump says he will always protect people of faith, as he addresses the National Prayer Breakfast in Washington. Trump said at Thursday's event, "As president I will...
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President Donald Trump prays during the National Prayer Breakfast, Thursday, Feb. 7, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 07, 2019 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is attending the 2019 National Prayer Breakfast in Washington, where speakers have been addressing the level of division in the country and what one described as a "fracturing of the American family." The annual gathering brought together members of the...
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Members of Congress cheer after President Donald Trump acknowledges more women in Congress during his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington, Tuesday, Feb. 5, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 05, 2019 - 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump's State of the Union address (all times local): 10:50 p.m. President Donald Trump seemed pleasantly surprised when Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez jumped to her feet with other white-garbed female House members and cheered something he said. The...
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FILE - In this Dec. 11, 2018 file photo, Acting EPA Administrator Andrew Wheeler at EPA headquarters in Washington. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
February 05, 2019 - 11:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency head Andrew Wheeler has moved a step closer to Senate confirmation for the full-time job. The Senate Environment and Public Works Committee voted 11-10 along party lines Tuesday to approve President Donald Trump's nomination of Wheeler as EPA...
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FILE- In this Jan. 30, 2018, file photo President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. The State of the Union address puts the president, his Cabinet, members of Congress, military leaders, top diplomats and Supreme Court justices all in the same place at the same time for all the world to see. Protecting everyone requires months of planning and coordination involving multiple law enforcement agencies, led by the U.S. Secret Service. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
February 04, 2019 - 6:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — It's one of the most sensitive security challenges in America: The State of the Union address puts the president, his Cabinet, members of Congress, military leaders, top diplomats and Supreme Court justices all in the same place at the same time for all the world to see...
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Attorney General nominee Bill Barr, right, meets with Sen. Josh Hawley, R-Miss., a member of the Senate Judiciary Committee, in Hawley's office, Tuesday, Jan. 29, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
February 03, 2019 - 10:53 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says it's "totally up to" his attorney general whether the public gets to read special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia report. Trump was asked on CBS' "Face the Nation" whether he'd have a problem with a public release. He said: "I don't know. It depends. I...
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Potential Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during an event organized by the Young Democrats of New Hampshire at Stark Brewing Co., Friday, Feb. 1, 2019, in Manchester, N.H. Gillibrand is making her first trip to New Hampshire as a presidential prospect. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
February 01, 2019 - 9:37 pm
MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand agreed with every position raised by enthusiastic young voters in New Hampshire on Friday night except one: appointing a bipartisan Cabinet. The New York senator kicked off a weekend of campaigning in the state that will hold the earliest presidential...
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