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Flynn legal team no longer discussing special counsel Russia probe with Trump lawyers

Andrew Harrer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Trump's legal team that they will no longer share information regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ABC   ... Read More

Dreamers stage protest during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Four Dreamers momentarily halted the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City in a demonstration they say is aimed at calling for action from Congress to replace an expiring Obama-era program that protects them from   ... Read More

Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia

ABC News(BLACKSBURG, Va.) -- Donald Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn't be closer -- they're now neighbors in Virginia.

While it's unclear whether the four turkeys   ... Read More

What’s on the menu for President Trump’s Thanksgiving dinner

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this evening with "friends and family at the winter White House," the first lady's spokesperson said.

Here is what is on the first family's table at Mar-a-Lago this holiday,   ... Read More

President Trump assures troops they’re ‘fighting for something real’ in Thanksgiving call

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  President Trump offered his thanks to members of the military serving overseas on Thanksgiving -– holding a video call with those at posts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Bahrain, and aboard the USS Monterey.

“We totally   ... Read More

Doug Jones forced to defend record on crime in wake of Trump criticism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Doug Jones was faced with a new challenge in his race against Roy Moore for senator in Alabama on Tuesday when President Donald Trump greeted reporters on the White House lawn with a slew of   ... Read More

O’Malley: Democratic party ‘regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee, and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections.

“What is   ... Read More

Facebook will let users know if they liked Russian-linked election propaganda

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has developed a new tool that it says will allow users to see if they liked or followed accounts and content linked to a Russian internet company that was outed as a troll farm after   ... Read More

FCC stonewalling probe of ‘massive scheme’ involving fake net neutrality comments, New York attorney general says

iStock/Thinkstock(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, accusing the agency of stonewalling his office's investigation into what he called a "massive scheme" to inundate the FCC's   ... Read More

Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas is apologizing for a graphic image of himself that emerged on social media this week, confirming he took the picture and sent it to women with whom he was pursuing   ... Read More

These members of the Liberal Gun Club say they can be both left-leaning and support gun rights

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two of the biggest mass shootings in modern American history have taken place within just the past 50 days.

And in the aftermath, there seems to be no real, reasoned gun debate face-to-face or online   ... Read More

Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Obamacare individual mandate repeal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she supports repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, a key provision in the Senate Republican tax bill, but she refrained from offering a full endorsement of the tax package.   ... Read More

Second Al Franken accuser on why she went public with her story

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lindsay Menz, who has accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, is speaking out about the alleged incident for the first time on camera this morning.

“My husband steps   ... Read More

Rep. John Conyers accused of sexual misconduct by 2nd woman as ethics committee launches probe

United States Congress(NEW YORK) -- Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., was accused of sexual misconduct by a second woman earlier this year, as he faces a new ethics investigation after denying a separate report that alleges he sexually harassed a   ... Read More

Federal court puts stop to Trump’s transgender military ban

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court ordered a halt Tuesday to President Donald Trump's proposed ban of transgender service members from serving in the military.The court issued a preliminary injunction, which was publicly announced by the American Civil Liberties   ... Read More

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Flynn legal team no longer discussing special counsel Russia probe with Trump lawyers

Andrew Harrer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Lawyers for former national security adviser Michael Flynn have told President Trump's legal team that they will no longer share information regarding special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election, ABC   ... Read More

Dreamers stage protest during Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Four Dreamers momentarily halted the Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade in New York City in a demonstration they say is aimed at calling for action from Congress to replace an expiring Obama-era program that protects them from   ... Read More

Turkeys pardoned by Trump and Obama now birds of a feather in Virginia

ABC News(BLACKSBURG, Va.) -- Donald Trump and Barack Obama may be worlds apart on the political spectrum, but the turkeys the presidents pardoned couldn't be closer -- they're now neighbors in Virginia.

While it's unclear whether the four turkeys   ... Read More

What’s on the menu for President Trump’s Thanksgiving dinner

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will enjoy a traditional Thanksgiving dinner this evening with "friends and family at the winter White House," the first lady's spokesperson said.

Here is what is on the first family's table at Mar-a-Lago this holiday,   ... Read More

President Trump assures troops they’re ‘fighting for something real’ in Thanksgiving call

ABC News(NEW YORK) --  President Trump offered his thanks to members of the military serving overseas on Thanksgiving -– holding a video call with those at posts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Turkey, Bahrain, and aboard the USS Monterey.

“We totally   ... Read More

Doug Jones forced to defend record on crime in wake of Trump criticism

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Doug Jones was faced with a new challenge in his race against Roy Moore for senator in Alabama on Tuesday when President Donald Trump greeted reporters on the White House lawn with a slew of   ... Read More

O’Malley: Democratic party ‘regenerating itself, almost like after a bad forest fire’

Alex Wong/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- According to former Maryland governor and 2016 presidential candidate Martin O’Malley, former President Obama, the Democratic National Committee, and the Clintons bear responsibility for miscalculations that weakened the Democratic party in recent elections.

“What is   ... Read More

Facebook will let users know if they liked Russian-linked election propaganda

iStock/Thinkstock(NEW YORK) -- Facebook has developed a new tool that it says will allow users to see if they liked or followed accounts and content linked to a Russian internet company that was outed as a troll farm after   ... Read More

FCC stonewalling probe of ‘massive scheme’ involving fake net neutrality comments, New York attorney general says

iStock/Thinkstock(ALBANY, N.Y.) -- New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman released an open letter to Federal Communications Commission Chairman Ajit Pai, accusing the agency of stonewalling his office's investigation into what he called a "massive scheme" to inundate the FCC's   ... Read More

Texas congressman apologizes for nude online selfie

US Congress(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Rep. Joe Barton of Texas is apologizing for a graphic image of himself that emerged on social media this week, confirming he took the picture and sent it to women with whom he was pursuing   ... Read More

These members of the Liberal Gun Club say they can be both left-leaning and support gun rights

ABC News(NEW YORK) -- Two of the biggest mass shootings in modern American history have taken place within just the past 50 days.

And in the aftermath, there seems to be no real, reasoned gun debate face-to-face or online   ... Read More

Sen. Lisa Murkowski backs Obamacare individual mandate repeal

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Lisa Murkowski, R-Alaska, said she supports repealing the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate, a key provision in the Senate Republican tax bill, but she refrained from offering a full endorsement of the tax package.   ... Read More

Second Al Franken accuser on why she went public with her story

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Lindsay Menz, who has accused Sen. Al Franken of groping her at the Minnesota State Fair in 2010, is speaking out about the alleged incident for the first time on camera this morning.

“My husband steps   ... Read More

Rep. John Conyers accused of sexual misconduct by 2nd woman as ethics committee launches probe

United States Congress(NEW YORK) -- Rep. John Conyers, D-Mich., was accused of sexual misconduct by a second woman earlier this year, as he faces a new ethics investigation after denying a separate report that alleges he sexually harassed a   ... Read More

Federal court puts stop to Trump’s transgender military ban

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- A federal court ordered a halt Tuesday to President Donald Trump's proposed ban of transgender service members from serving in the military.The court issued a preliminary injunction, which was publicly announced by the American Civil Liberties   ... Read More

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