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The Washington Post is reporting that the FBI is investigating meetings that Trump's son-in-law, Kushner, had in December 2016, with Russian officials. Chaffetz, R-Utah, previously requested Comey's recent memos about his private contacts with Trump. But the bureau told him Thursday it could not yet turn them over because of Mr Mueller's probe.
  • There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

    There's one group that would get slammed by the GOP's healthcare bill

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    Health care groups that represent doctors and patients are warning members of Congress that the House Republicans' plan to overhaul the Affordable Care Act would hurt people who need insurance most. "We'll use that sort of as a backdrop against which to plan some of our Senate options", said No. 3 Senate GOP leader John Thune of South Dakota.
  • Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

    Trump shoves fellow North Atlantic Treaty Organisation leader aside on his first summit

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    Only five members, including the USA, the United Kingdom, Greece, Poland and Estonia now meet the two-percent minimum. This means that the United States is paying more than its fair share of costs for the alliance. The Nato military alliance - which Trump on the campaign trail dismissed as " obsolete " for focusing on Russian Federation instead of terrorism - is set to bow to his demands that it formally join the US-led coalition against IS.
  • Trump budget cuts will hurt Americans

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    Mulvaney, a former USA congressman, later said that it was typical of how Democrats talk about Republican White House budgets . Trump wants lawmakers to cut at least $610 billion from Medicaid and more than $192 billion from food stamps over a decade.
  • Comey acted on fake intelligence

    Comey acted on fake intelligence

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    President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, is willing to cooperate with federal investigators looking into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, his attorney said. The controversy has engulfed Trump's administration since he fired Comey on May 10. He said the House Oversight Committee "in no way wants to impede or interfere with the Special Counsel's ability to conduct his investigation" but asked the FBI to "produce these documents to the Committee immediately".
  • Texas gun fees now nation's lowest with new law

    Texas gun fees now nation's lowest with new law

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    Court security officers will get special training and the law restricts release of personal information of current and former judges. "Unbelievably, some of these teachers ... "I'd like to thank Senators Nichols and Huffman, and Rep. Phil King for their work in expanding liberty in Texas". The contentious debate came to a head on Sunday when House legislators approved the bill containing Senate measures allowing Texans to use their phones for Global Positioning System and music apps.
  • FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

    FBI examines Kushner meetings with Russians

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    The Washington Post reports that the FBI is investigating meetings that President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, had in December with Russian officials. But the bureau told him Thursday it could not yet turn them over because of Mr Mueller's probe. Chaffetz then requests documents which he says are "outside the scope of the Special Counsel's investigation" be turned over to the committee by June 8th.
  • Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

    Takeaways From Trump's First Foreign Trip As President

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    In fact, discussions over the climate deal have sown divisions within the White House, splitting the nationalists and the globalists — including Cohn — who are competing for influence within Trump's administration. German weekly Der Spiegel quoted Mr Trump as saying in a meeting with European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker on Thursday that Germans were "very bad" regarding auto exports to the US.
  • Supreme Court strikes down NC districts as illegally based on race

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    They redrew the maps in 2016. And by a 5-3 vote, the court found that the evidence in the case "debunked" the state's contention that in setting racial targets, it was acting not with any racial motive, but only for partisan advantage. Then, when they decide that the law no longer suits their goal, they issue a court decision effectively canceling their own law. Right? I mean, that's the question the district court was trying to answer.
  • G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change

    G7 summit ends deadlocked on climate change

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    Numerous protesters carried flags or wore bandanas over their faces with the hammer and sickle symbol, a communist symbol. President Donald Trump declined to endorse the Paris climate accords on Saturday, saying he would decide in the coming days whether the United States would pull out of the 195-nation agreement.
  • Scattered storms are likely Sunday late afternoon in central Indiana

    Scattered storms are likely Sunday late afternoon in central Indiana

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    The storms should wind down shortly after Midnight...leading to a quiet start to Sunday . Heavy rain is likely overnight and we'll have a slight risk for severe storms. Better weather expected through the day as temperatures push into the middle 70's. Saturday will bring hotter conditions with highs approaching 90 for Upstate areas, with a chance for a late day pop-up storm.
  • Senate to Start Drafting Health Care Bill Despite Policy Debates

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    The House on May 4 approved the ACA replacement plan, the American Health Care Act , without waiting for an analysis by the budget office. That means premiums would be higher under the Republican bill in 2019 (by an estimated 20%) and 2020 (an additional 5% higher) than they would be if no changes were made to Obamacare.