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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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Bernie Sanders' hiring of non-American campaign advisers may violate federal election laws, complaint says

Bernie Sanders was hit a complaint on Thursday claiming his presidential campaign violated federal election law by employing non-Americans in advisory positions.

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Democrats vow to keep investigating Trump despite Mueller's conclusions, no new indictments

Congressional Democrats vowed Friday to keep investigating President Trump, his family, and associates despite Special Counsel Robert Mueller wrapping up his Russia investigation with no new indictments.

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‘There needs to be a reckoning’ for those who spread Russia collusion narrative: Mollie Hemingway

Those who spent the last two years pushing the narrative that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia during the 2016 election need to be held accountable, argued The Federalist senior editor Mollie Hemingway.

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Trump Jr. celebrates end of Mueller probe with ‘collusion truthers’ tweet

Donald Trump Jr. mocked “collusion truthers” in a tweeted on Friday in response to Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s long-awaited submission of his final report on the investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

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MSNBC’s Chris Matthews livid over Mueller report: ‘How could they let Trump off the hook?’

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Political reaction pours in after Mueller report drop

The submission of Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report to the Justice Department Friday prompted a wave of reaction from the political world.

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In a plain envelope, a monumental message: Mueller's done

WASHINGTON (AP) — The manila envelope in her hand held a single sheet of paper. Wearing a black puffer coat, the woman and her delivery were so unassuming in appearance that she was able to quietly slip past the crowd of reporters gathered in the hallways of the Rayburn House Office Building.

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Mueller's work done, Americans wonder what it means

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With the long-awaited special counsel's investigation done but its contents still shrouded in mystery, Americans waited for details, yawned with boredom or stayed fixed to their long-cemented positions on President Donald Trump, the man at the probe's center.

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Voters in New Hampshire fill in blanks on O'Rourke candidacy

CLAREMONT, N.H. (AP) — Beto O'Rourke leaves room for voters to decide for themselves what he is and what he could be. He's Bobby Kennedy and Barack Obama.

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Cable viewers digest Mueller news through Hannity, Maddow

NEW YORK (AP) — For Sean Hannity, the "witch hunt" was finally over. Rachel Maddow considered it the start of something. The diametrically opposed opinion hosts, who vie for the distinction of the most popular in cable news, were the windows through which many Americans digested Friday's news that special counsel Robert Mueller had concluded a nearly two-year investigation into Russian involvement in the 2016 election.

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Beyond Mueller report, Trump faces flurry of legal perils

NEW YORK (AP) — President Donald Trump still has to contend with state and federal investigators in New York, even though special counsel Robert Mueller has wrapped up his investigation with no additional indictments.

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Suddenly, cost-cutting states turn friendly to teachers

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Schoolteacher raises of $5,000 are on the table in Texas — a proposed pay hike that ranks among the biggest in the U.S.

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Trump Picks a Former Adviser for Fed Board

President Trump said Friday he will nominate Stephen Moore, a conservative economic analyst, to fill a vacancy on the Federal Reserve's seven-member board. Moore, an often polarizing figure in political circles, served as an economic adviser to Trump during the 2016 presidential campaign, the AP reports, and helped draft Trump's...

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In Surprise, Trump Reverses Sanctions on North Korea

President is reversing his administration's decision to slap new sanctions on North Korea and ordering them withdrawn. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump "likes Chairman Kim and he doesn't think these sanctions will be necessary," per the AP . Trump himself addressed the move on Twitter : "It was announced...

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Washington's Big Question: Where's the Mueller Report?

The buzz in Washington is that Robert Mueller's report is imminent, but whether that means hours, days, or weeks remains very much unclear. President Trump himself said Friday he doesn't know when Mueller will submit the results of his investigation to Attorney General William Barr. "I have no idea," he...

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Key Dem: Lawyer Confirmed Worrying Ivanka, Jared Email Use

The president's son-in-law is up to date with technology but possibly not with the Presidential Records Act. House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings said Thursday that a lawyer for Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner told him that Kushner, a White Houser adviser, used the encrypted messaging service WhatsApp for official...

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Biden Reportedly Considers Unusual 2020 Strategy

When Joe Biden announces that he's running for president, he might make it a double reveal, Axios reports: Close advisers say the former vice president is considering telling voters he'll pick popular Georgia Democrat and rising star Stacey Abrams as his running mate if he wins the Democratic nomination. There...

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Mail Bomb Suspect Enters Plea, Sobs

A Florida man pleaded guilty Thursday to sending pipe bombs to CNN and prominent critics of President Trump in a wave of attacks that harmed no one but spread fear of political violence across the US for days leading up to last fall's midterm elections. Cesar Sayoc, 57, sobbed as...

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