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Trump signs order to create U.S. Space Command

The move comes amid growing concerns that China and Russia are working on ways to disrupt, disable or even destroy U.S. satellites. Read More
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Leaders start shutdown talks after Trump eases wall threat

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It was the first sign of a potential White House counteroffer as the clock ticks down toward Friday’s deadline to fund the government. Read More
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Michael Flynn sentencing abruptly postponed; judge expresses disgust

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“Arguably you sold your country out,” U.S. District Judge Emmet Sullivan told Flynn in a tongue-lashing that raised the prospect that the judge could send the retired Army lieutenant general to prison. Read More
 
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House Republicans are ‘shameful,’ James Comey says after interview

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Former FBI Director James Comey had harsh words for House Republicans today, saying their silence in response to President Donald Trump’s attacks on the Justice Department is “shameful.” Read More

Doug Chin, former lieutenant governor and attorney general, joins downtown law firm

Chin is probably best known for a series of federal court filings he oversaw as attorney general that opposed the policies and practices of President Donald Trump. Read More
 
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After judge’s ruling against Obamacare, what happens now?

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Judge Reed O’Connor’s opinion was issued late Friday and supporters of the law vowed to appeal and take other steps to preserve health benefits in the law sometimes called Obamacare. Read More

Prosecutors charge 2 involved in Michael Flynn’s Turkish lobbying

The case unsealed today against Flynn’s former business partner, Bijan Kian, and Turkish businessman, Ekim Alptekin, accuses the two men of conspiring to “covertly and unlawfully” influence U.S. politicians on behalf of Turkey. Read More
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White House closer to partial shutdown with wall demand

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Without a resolution, parts of the federal government will shut down at midnight Friday. Read More

White House digs in on border wall demand, risking shutdown

The White House today pushed the federal government closer to the brink of a partial shutdown later this week, digging in on its demand for $5 billion to build a border wall as congressional Democrats stood firm against it. Read More

Mueller will interview Trump ‘over my dead body,’ Giuliani says

With a number of probes moving closer to the Oval Office, President Donald Trump and his attorney unleashed a fresh series of attacks on the investigators, questioning their integrity while categorically ruling out the possibility of a presidential interview with the special counsel. Read More
 
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Trump names Mick Mulvaney acting chief of staff

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President Donald Trump has picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his acting chief of staff, ending a chaotic search in which several top contenders took themselves out of the running for the job. Read More
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Michael Cohen claims Trump knew hush money payments wrong

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“I am done with the lying,” Cohen said. “I am done being loyal to President Trump.” Read More

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