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Republicans and Democrats agree: If Trump has tapes, he’ll need to turn them over to Congress
A GOP lawmaker warns “it’s probably inevitable” that any recordings of White House conversations will be subpoenaed.
Jeff Sessions’s war on drugs has medical marijuana advocates worried
President Trump recently indicated his administration may not follow a congressional directive to leave state-run programs alone.
 
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The Trump administration wants to send more military advisers to Afghanistan. Good luck with that.
This kind of assistance often goes to waste.
 
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Health insurance premiums will keep going up, under either ACA or AHCA
CBO data shows that health-care premiums will continue to increase under either Obamacare or the American Health Care Act.
 
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Computer security experts fear second wave of ‘biggest ransomware attack ever’
WannaCry malware primarily targeted users of aging, unsupported Windows XP operating system.
 
James Comey: Out of a job, but still in the public eye
Since his firing, the former FBI director has been spotted in his yard, received cookies from a 9-year-old neighbor and taken in a Broadway show.
 
White nationalist Richard Spencer leads torch-bearing protesters defending Lee statue
“What brings us together is we are white,” he said at one of two Charlottesville protests over plans to remove the monument to Robert E. Lee.
 
Under Trump, inconvenient data is being sidelined
Workplace violations, climate, animal welfare and ethics records are less accessible.
 
 
Clapper says Trump weakening U.S. institutions
The former director of National Intelligence delivers harsh criticism of president’s actions.
 
With focus on Comey’s firing, White House aides mostly avoid Sunday news shows
On “Fox News Sunday,” host Chris Wallace said the White House refused to book officials to discuss Comey’s firing.
 
A packed day of interviews could lead to ‘a fast decision’ on the next FBI director, Trump says
Seven candidates were expected to interview on Saturday, and a selection could be made by next Friday.
 
Trump to Liberty graduates: Be an outsider — because there’s nothing ‘more pathetic’ than ‘being a critic’
After one of the most tumultuous weeks of his young presidency, Trump delivered deeply personal advice during his commencement address at Liberty University.
 
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White House ‘systems failed’ with Comey firing, but Trump pushed the buttons
The execution of FBI director’s ouster exposed divisions and distrust inside the White House.
 
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Believe it or not, Senate’s Russia investigation is moving faster than its Watergate counterpart 44 years ago
If it doesn’t seem that way, that’s got more to do with the insatiable appetites of social media and cable news than with reality.
 
Woman attempts to drive GOP congressman off road over health-care vote, police say
Wendi L. Wright has been charged with reckless endangerment.
 
 
     
 
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