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McCabe didn't go further. Comey said no, he would not be "reliable" in the political sense, but he would always be honest. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on Wednesday the Russian Federation probe was one of the smallest things the FBI is dealing with, but McCabe testified, "We consider it to be a highly significant investigation".
  • Trump names 10 conservatives to federal courts

    Trump names 10 conservatives to federal courts

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    Trump's list include five nominees for federal appeals courts: two state supreme court justices who were on Trump's list of U.S. Supreme Court contenders, one law professor, and two lawyers from private practice. Though Garland had bipartisan support, McConnell likely did this in the hopes of taking the nomination from Obama and giving it to a Republican president the next year.
  • White House connects Comey firing, 'conclusion' of Russian Federation probe

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    Trump also addressed the firing Wednesday during a press conference, where he said Comey was simply "not doing a good job." White House and other US officials insisted on anonymity to disclose private conversations. Trump called him out for 'spying, ' insisting that it's a 'big thing'. U.S. intelligence agencies concluded in a January report that Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered an effort to disrupt the election that included hacking into Democratic Party emails and leaking ...
  • Hasan Minhaj's best jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

    Hasan Minhaj's best jokes at White House correspondents' dinner

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    Play him tic-tac-toe! The longer you keep him distracted, the longer we're not at war with North Korea. Trump's first 100 days have also been plagued with controversy, from appointing his daughter Ivanka and son-in-law Jared Kushner to key White House posts to dealing with allegations of possible ties between some of his campaign aides and Russian Federation.
  • Senator pitched Merrick Garland for Federal Bureau of Investigation director to White House

    Senator pitched Merrick Garland for Federal Bureau of Investigation director to White House

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    Supreme Court by President Barack Obama in March 2016 after the death of Associate Justice Antonin Scalia. Comey was sacked by Trump on Tuesday evening, and Andrew McCabe has been filling in as acting Federal Bureau of Investigation director, though McCabe's ascension to a permanent spot leading the Federal Bureau of Investigation is widely dismissed by most observers.
  • McConnell asks all Republican senators to join all-male health group

    McConnell asks all Republican senators to join all-male health group

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    He says "nobody is being excluded based on gender". Everybody's at the table. " We can not take away all of the sources of funding for the [Affordable Care Act] and expect to be able to come up with a bill that's going to provide the kind of coverage that we would like to see", Collins told reporters.
  • Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

    Amber Alert issued for missing Hampton, Virginia child

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    Police said they believe the child was abducted in the area. Chloe's mother Keir Johnson is missing and is also possibly abducted, police said. "Chloe Johnson is 2'5" tall and weighs 20 pounds. The man and child may be traveling in a black 2013 Kia Optima with Virginia tags VAW-2197. Anyone with information that can help police find them is encouraged to contact the Hampton Police Division at 757-727-6111 or the anonymous Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP.
  • New Orleans Removes Confederate President Jefferson Davis Statue

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    Two additional monuments in the city of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Pierre Gustave Toutant Beauregard are also scheduled for relocation. City officials said plans are still in place to remove Lee and Beauregard, but have not said when the two monuments will be removed.
  • 8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

    8 members of Penn State frat due in court in pledge's death

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    According to the report , Piazza, adhering to his responsibilities as a new pledge, got dangerously drunk and wound up falling down a flight of stairs, which did not escape the notice of his brothers-to-be: nearly 11 hours before a fraternity member called 911 the following morning, several brothers were already chatting about the incident over group text.
  • Tillerson: America First means separating US policy, values

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    The affirmation, in a US-ASEAN foreign ministerial meeting in Washington , was effectively a call on China, the long-time economic and diplomatic benefactor of North Korea , and other countries to tighten economic screws on North Korea in accordance with the United Nations resolutions.
  • This Site Mocks The GOP's Obsession With Health Care "Choice"

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    Meanwhile, in these uncertain times, Marni Stahlman, president and CEO of Shepherd's Hope free clinics, is one of the few players in the health-care world who has certainty. "What we are doing right now is not working". "I have tremendous satisfaction with owning a business, but I know that if I can't get coverage, I would be forced to get a different job.
  • Did Trump just delete the Muslim ban from his website?

    Did Trump just delete the Muslim ban from his website?

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    Donald Trump continues to be a poor character witness for himself as the government struggles to convince court after court that the president's efforts to ban immigration from several majority-Muslim countries are not unconstitutional. "This is not a Muslim ban". The President issued a revised executive order in March after his earlier immigration ban was blocked by federal courts.