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Schiff accuses Nunes of altering memo before sharing it with Trump for release

WASHINGTON – The House Intelligence Committee’s top Democrat accused the panel’s chairman of making “material changes” to a GOP-drafted memo alleging surveillance abuses before sending it to the White House to approve its public release, a move he charges should ...

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Democrats want to protect special counsel after Trump’s flirtation with firing Mueller

WASHINGTON – Congressional Democrats on Friday demanded that lawmakers act to protect special counsel Robert Mueller III after revelations President Donald Trump sought to oust him last summer from overseeing the probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election. Several ...

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Trump’s vulgar comment is a gift to lawyers challenging his immigration policies

For nearly a year now, a collection of lawyers challenging President Donald Trump’s travel ban and other immigration policies have argued, with considerable success, that they are driven not by legitimate national security concerns but by bigotry. On Thursday, Trump ...

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Trump administration opts for speed over accuracy in implementing new tax law

WASHINGTON – The Trump administration is pushing American businesses to withhold fewer taxes from paychecks by February, aiming to quickly deliver the boost in take-home pay that Republicans promised their tax law would bring. But the rush could expose millions ...

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Trump says administration will take ‘very strong look’ at stricter libel laws

 WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump on Wednesday called for tougher libel laws, saying the current iteration is a “sham and a disgrace” as he addressed his Cabinet and reporters at the White House. “Can’t say things that are false, knowingly ...

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Trump allies defend him against book’s claims

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump administration officials and allies are rallying to the president’s defense, trying to contain the fallout from an explosive new book that questions Trump’s fitness for office. Chief policy adviser Stephen Miller, in a combative appearance Sunday ...

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