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‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity,’ Joe Biden says

Paul Morigi/Getty Images(PHOENIX) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden denounced the current administration's handling of issues, including immigration, on Friday night, saying in a speech in Arizona, "We're in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity."

Biden   ... Read More

Trump says he ‘did nothing wrong’ in apparent response to Cohen recording

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a tweet describing himself as "your favorite President," Donald Trump fired back at claims that his former personal attorney secretly recorded a phone call in which they allegedly discussed hush money paid to a   ... Read More

Manchin holds roundtable with West Virginia voters to talk about Kavanaugh

US Senate(CHARLESTON, W.Va) -- West Virginians, who attended a town hall Friday to discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with Sen. Joe Manchin, urged him to ask the judge about hot-button issues such as his past writings on prosecuting   ... Read More

Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions

Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. is calling out China and Russia for helping North Korea violate United Nations sanctions as the regime smuggles in more oil than is allowed.

The illegal transfers are now disrupting   ... Read More

No role for politics in response to foreign threats: Rosenstein

US Department of Justice(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department official overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe vowed on Thursday that politics “must play no role” in U.S. government efforts to stop foreign attacks and influence campaigns, but he also insisted   ... Read More

Estimated 5,000 to 7,000 service members to march in Trump’s military parade: Source

Agromov/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Between 5,000 and 7,000 service members could march in President Donald Trump's military parade, according to a U.S. defense official familiar with parade planning documents.

The figures are according to a presentation briefed to local Department of   ... Read More

Charlotte to host the 2020 Republican National Convention

Mark Makela/Corbis/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- The Republican National Committee (RNC) officially announced Friday that Charlotte, North Carolina, will play host to the party's 2020 convention.

"I am thrilled to announce Charlotte as the official host city for the 2020   ... Read More

Michael Cohen recorded Trump’s talk of paying Playboy model, sources say

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators discovered recordings made by Michael Cohen that include then-candidate Donald Trump talking about making a payment to a former Playboy model, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News.

The recordings were found as   ... Read More

About 14 percent of children aged 5-17 reunited, US government says

Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government said late Thursday that it has reunited about 14 percent of the migrant children aged 5-17 separated from their families at the border, as a court-ordered deadline looms less than a week   ... Read More

Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has instructed National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall and “discussions are already underway,” according to a tweet from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.   ... Read More

WH says Trump now ‘disagrees’ with Putin proposal to question former US ambassador

Steffen Kugler /BPA via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- After political backlash from Republicans and well as Democrats, the White House said Thursday President Donald Trump now "disagrees" with Russian President Putin's proposal that Russian investigators be allowed to question Americans,   ... Read More

Coats learns live that Trump inviting Putin to White House: ‘Say that again?’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was being interviewed on stage at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday when he was surprised to hear President Donald Trump was inviting Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall.

"Say   ... Read More

Lapses at all levels of government made Flint water crisis worse: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog says that all levels of government -- federal, state, and local -- failed their oversight responsibilities to ensure that the residents of Flint, Michigan had clean water.

The report on the   ... Read More

DHS chief says ‘too soon’ to tell if Trump-Putin relationship will have any real impact

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The nation’s top Homeland Security official, charged with helping to stop foreign hackers from breaking into U.S. systems, says it’s still not clear whether President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week will   ... Read More

Republicans block Democrat attempt to subpoena Trump interpreter

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans blocked an attempt Thursday morning to subpoena the interpreter who sat in on President Donald Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday.

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on   ... Read More

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‘We’re in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity,’ Joe Biden says

Paul Morigi/Getty Images(PHOENIX) -- Former Vice President Joe Biden denounced the current administration's handling of issues, including immigration, on Friday night, saying in a speech in Arizona, "We're in the midst of an all-out assault on human dignity."

Biden   ... Read More

Trump says he ‘did nothing wrong’ in apparent response to Cohen recording

Justin Sullivan/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- In a tweet describing himself as "your favorite President," Donald Trump fired back at claims that his former personal attorney secretly recorded a phone call in which they allegedly discussed hush money paid to a   ... Read More

Manchin holds roundtable with West Virginia voters to talk about Kavanaugh

US Senate(CHARLESTON, W.Va) -- West Virginians, who attended a town hall Friday to discuss Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh with Sen. Joe Manchin, urged him to ask the judge about hot-button issues such as his past writings on prosecuting   ... Read More

Pompeo, Haley call out China, Russia for helping North Korea violate sanctions

Photo by Kena Betancur/Getty Images(NEW YORK) -- The U.S. is calling out China and Russia for helping North Korea violate United Nations sanctions as the regime smuggles in more oil than is allowed.

The illegal transfers are now disrupting   ... Read More

No role for politics in response to foreign threats: Rosenstein

US Department of Justice(WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department official overseeing special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe vowed on Thursday that politics “must play no role” in U.S. government efforts to stop foreign attacks and influence campaigns, but he also insisted   ... Read More

Estimated 5,000 to 7,000 service members to march in Trump’s military parade: Source

Agromov/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Between 5,000 and 7,000 service members could march in President Donald Trump's military parade, according to a U.S. defense official familiar with parade planning documents.

The figures are according to a presentation briefed to local Department of   ... Read More

Charlotte to host the 2020 Republican National Convention

Mark Makela/Corbis/Getty Images(CHARLOTTE, N.C.) -- The Republican National Committee (RNC) officially announced Friday that Charlotte, North Carolina, will play host to the party's 2020 convention.

"I am thrilled to announce Charlotte as the official host city for the 2020   ... Read More

Michael Cohen recorded Trump’s talk of paying Playboy model, sources say

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Investigators discovered recordings made by Michael Cohen that include then-candidate Donald Trump talking about making a payment to a former Playboy model, sources familiar with the matter confirmed to ABC News.

The recordings were found as   ... Read More

About 14 percent of children aged 5-17 reunited, US government says

Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- The U.S. government said late Thursday that it has reunited about 14 percent of the migrant children aged 5-17 separated from their families at the border, as a court-ordered deadline looms less than a week   ... Read More

Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump has instructed National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall and “discussions are already underway,” according to a tweet from White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders.   ... Read More

WH says Trump now ‘disagrees’ with Putin proposal to question former US ambassador

Steffen Kugler /BPA via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- After political backlash from Republicans and well as Democrats, the White House said Thursday President Donald Trump now "disagrees" with Russian President Putin's proposal that Russian investigators be allowed to question Americans,   ... Read More

Coats learns live that Trump inviting Putin to White House: ‘Say that again?’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was being interviewed on stage at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday when he was surprised to hear President Donald Trump was inviting Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall.

"Say   ... Read More

Lapses at all levels of government made Flint water crisis worse: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog says that all levels of government -- federal, state, and local -- failed their oversight responsibilities to ensure that the residents of Flint, Michigan had clean water.

The report on the   ... Read More

DHS chief says ‘too soon’ to tell if Trump-Putin relationship will have any real impact

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The nation’s top Homeland Security official, charged with helping to stop foreign hackers from breaking into U.S. systems, says it’s still not clear whether President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin earlier this week will   ... Read More

Republicans block Democrat attempt to subpoena Trump interpreter

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republicans blocked an attempt Thursday morning to subpoena the interpreter who sat in on President Donald Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday.

Rep. Adam Schiff, the ranking Democrat on   ... Read More

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