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Dutton said he replied that he didn't consider it relevant. On July 6, 2016, Yanez pulled over Castile who is in a vehicle with his girlfriend, Diamond Reynolds , and her 4-year-old daughter. According to the transcripts of the video of the incident, Castile responded by saying, "I'm not reaching for it". After Yanez asked for his license and registration, Castile informed the officer that he had a gun.
  • Trump invited to testify about his interactions with Comey

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    The president said he would be willing to tell that to the newly appointed special counsel in the Russian Federation investigation, Robert Mueller . But, according to Trump Jr., Trump did tell Comey he hoped it would go away. The president fielded multiple questions Friday regarding Comey's testimony and his claim the former Federal Bureau of Investigation director had told Congress "so many false statements and lies" while under oath.
  • Dennis Rodman Heads To North Korea

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    It's unclear if President Donald Trump was aware of Rodman's travel plans. "The Secretary of State has confirmed to me that Otto has been released by North Korea , and is being returned to his family", the Ohio Republican said in a statement .
  • McCain: Obama tops Trump in global leadership

    McCain: Obama tops Trump in global leadership

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    If I did I was joking ". Trump drew condemnation across the British political spectrum after attacking London Mayor Sadiq Khan on Twitter in the wake of the London Bridge terrorist attack. The president had previously discussed the prospect of an administration position with Cindy McCain several times, including during a White House dinner Trump hosted for the McCains in April.
  • Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions Offers To Testify To Intelligence Panel

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    According to sources familiar with the closed briefing, former Federal Bureau of Investigation director James Comey said Sessions may have met with Kislyak a third time. Suddenly upon formally joining the Trump campaign in March 2016 and being named the symbolic head of Trump's policy operation, Sessions found himself (as a former Trump campaign operative tells Ioffe) "the go-to person for all the foreign-policy people trying to give their advice to the campaign".
  • Trump Berates Qatar Over Alleged Terrorist Funding

    Trump Berates Qatar Over Alleged Terrorist Funding

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    But the three governments made no mention of Tillerson's appeal for them to end their land and sea blockade of Qatar . US President Donald Trump (C-L) and Saudi Arabia's King Salman bin Abdulaziz al-Saud. troops. "It's long standing. We are committed to it". The blockade is also impeding USA and other worldwide business activities in the region, Tillerson said , creating hardship for the people of Qatar and people whose livelihood depends on doing business with Qatar.
  • 2 officers killed, 2 inmates on run in Georgia

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    Sills, who was among the first officers at the crime scene, said the suspects "need to surrender before we find them". "Sandra and I mourn alongside their families and communities, and we offer our deepest sympathies to their loved ones", Deal said in the statement .
  • Questions to Ask Senators About the AHCA, If Only They Let Us

    Questions to Ask Senators About the AHCA, If Only They Let Us

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    John Thune, the third-ranking Republican in the Senate , told reporters Monday evening. On Tuesday, it was announced that access in the Capitol hallways would be limited for reporters with cameras, although there was no immediate indication that decision was related to the health care deliberations.
  • Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

    Trump tells senators House health bill 'mean'

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    When the House of Representatives was working on its Trumpcare bill, the first version was negotiated without any hearings or committee consideration. The House bill took several months to complete, from drafting to passage, and even that was a rush job. John Barrasso (R-WY), a member of the GOP Senate leadership team as well as the working group negotiating a health care deal , he would describe what the Senate GOP plans to do on health care as an "open process".
  • Zinke recommends shrinking Bears Ears, Re-opens public comment period

    Zinke recommends shrinking Bears Ears, Re-opens public comment period

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    Zinke on Monday, June 12, 2017 , recommended that the new. The announcement comes after a four-day tour the secretary made last month to rural southern Utah, where residents have wanted more input into federal land-control decisions. "Secretary Zinke's exemplary effort to engage with local Utahns is to be commended". Because of public pressure from Republicans in Utah, Trump expedited the review of Bears Ears.