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Ostrich jacket, fake rallies, therapy dogs and other odd scenes in Trump-Russia probe

By Andy Sullivan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Question: What do you get when you combine Russian agents, a therapy dog and a $15,000 ostrich-skin jacket? Answer: A criminal investigation that could decide

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White House to host CEOs for workforce advisory meeting

By David Shepardson WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House on Wednesday is hosting major chief executives who joined a Trump administration advisory board on workforce issues.

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Trump slams Mueller, mocks critics in fiery two-hour speech

(Note language in 1st and 9th paragraphs that may offend readers.) By Katanga Johnson and Steve Holland OXON HILL, Md. (Reuters) - President Donald Trump on Saturday attacked U.S.

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Bernie Sanders gets personal as he hits the 2020 campaign trail

By John Whitesides (Reuters) - Democratic presidential contender Bernie Sanders showed a more personal side as he hit the 2020 campaign trail for the first time on Saturday, describing the struggles

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Explainer: In Trump-Russia probe, when does collusion become a crime?

By Jan Wolfe WASHINGTON (Reuters) - As Special Counsel Robert Mueller has pursued his investigation into Moscow's role in the 2016 U.S.

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House panel demands Kushner clearance details from White House

By David Morgan WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A Democratic-led congressional panel on Friday demanded that the White House comply with requests for documents and witnesses for a probe into alleged security

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For the media to say that Trump hasn’t condemned neo-Nazis and white supremacists is ‘not true’: Mollie Heminway

The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway and Washington Post columnist Marc Thiessen butted heads during the Special Report “All-Star” panel over President Donald Trump’s response to the anti-Muslim shootings that took place in New Zealand last week.

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Another top prosecutor exits Robert Mueller's team, raising speculations investigation is nearing its end

Another top Robert Mueller prosecutor has left Special Counsel’s team, marking the second high-profile departure announcement this month and raising speculations that the Russia probe will soon be wrapped up.

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Mueller would ‘almost be guilty of treason’ if he withheld evidence that Trump was blackmailed by Kremlin: Greenwald

Glenn Greenwald, co-founding editor of The Intercept appeared Monday on "The Ingraham Angle" to weigh in about Democratic calls for impeachment of President Trump and Russia collusion.

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Gillibrand talks Franken’s ousting at town hall

New York Democratic Senator and 2020 presidential candidate Kirsten Gillibrand defended her stance on leading the ousting of Sen. Al Franken in 2018.

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Trump grounds Boeing plane, but can't move on from John McCain

President Trump is picking a whole lot of fights in recent days, including one with a dead senator.

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Booker tweets that he 'broke up with sleep,' then dates 'smoldering love' coffee

It seems as if 2020 presidential candidate Cory Booker and coffee are more than just friends.

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White House foresees long economic boom where others don't

Contrary to the views of most economists, the Trump administration expects the U.S. economy to keep booming over the next decade on the strength of further tax cuts, reduced regulation and improvements to the nation's infrastructure.

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Warren backs congressional plan for reparations study

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren on Monday embraced a congressional proposal to study a framework for reparations to African-Americans hurt by the legacy of slavery as the best way to begin a "national, full-blown conversation" on the issue.

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Nunes sues Twitter, users for defamation and negligence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican Rep. Devin Nunes (NOO'-nehs) of California is suing Twitter and several of its users for more than $250 million, accusing them of defamation and negligence.

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The Latest: Warren supports elimination of electoral college

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren (all times local): 9:05 p.m. Elizabeth Warren supports the elimination of the electoral college, the most pointed instance of the Democratic presidential candidate opposing the polarizing mechanism the nation uses to elect its presidents.

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Brazil's far-right president visits CIA on friendly US tour

WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Brazil made an unusual visit to CIA headquarters Monday and later spoke of his admiration for the United States on the second day of a trip that reflected his country's shift to a more pro-American stance.

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Judge: Feds can post info on FBI raid of Trump's ex-lawyer

NEW YORK (AP) — A judge directed prosecutors Monday to publicly release documents related to the search warrant for last year's FBI raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen.

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Kellyanne, Husband Disagree on Trump's Mental Health

Kellyanne Conway's husband George, a frequent critic of his wife's employer , suggested Monday that President Trump has a mental disorder. Not so, the top White House counselor told reporters upon her arrival at work. "No, I don't share those concerns," she said, per Politico and CNN , adding that she "may...

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Vast Majority of Republicans Agree About 'Witch Hunt'

President Trump refers to the Robert Mueller investigation again and again as a "witch hunt," and it appears that a decent number of Americans agree with him. A poll by USA Today and Suffolk University finds that 50% of respondents agree with the president's contention that he is the victim...

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Beto Tops All Candidates in First-Day Fundraising

When he ran against Ted Cruz for the Senate, Beto O'Rourke generated a huge amount of support from grass-roots fundraising. As a presidential candidate, he appears to be starting off the same way. O'Rourke's campaign said Monday he had raised $6.1 million in the first 24 hours after his...

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Meghan Fires Back After Trump Attacks John McCain

President Trump is apparently still feuding with John McCain—seven months after the senator's death . After a report that a McCain associate had leaked the infamous Russia dossier, Trump quoted Ken Starr as saying it was a "very dark stain" on McCain's record and tweeted that the senator had "far...

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Aide Reacts After Media Links Trump, NZ Shooter

A top White House official said Sunday President Trump "is not a white supremacist" and attempts to tie him to the alleged New Zealand mosque shooter are "absurd," per the AP . Mick Mulvaney, the acting chief of staff, described the New Zealand shooter as a "disturbed individual" and "evil person"...

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Beto O'Rourke Line Sparks First Dem Friction

Back when he was still just teasing a presidential run, Beto O'Rourke told Vanity Fair he was "born to be in" the race, the AP reports. Now that he's campaigning to far greater media attention and much larger crowds than many Democrats who've been competing longer, they are taking offense...

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