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Patrick Gentry
May 08, 2019 - 10:40 am
The House Judiciary Committee voted Wednesday to hold Attorney General William Barr in contempt of Congress, furthering the tensions between congressional Democrats and the Trump administration that have escalated since the release of the Mueller report. The committee voted along party lines, 24 to...
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Patrick Gentry
May 07, 2019 - 11:59 am
Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin has made it official: The administration won't be turning President Donald Trump's tax returns over to the Democratic-controlled House. Mnuchin told Ways and Means Committee Chairman Richard Neal, D-Mass., in a Monday letter that the panel's request "lacks a...
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Patrick Gentry
May 07, 2019 - 11:28 am
Georgia's Republican Gov. Brian Kemp has signed legislation banning abortions once a fetal heartbeat can be detected. That can be as early as six weeks, before many women know they're pregnant. The signing Tuesday morning caps weeks of protests at the state Capitol and marks the beginning of a...
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Patrick Gentry
May 03, 2019 - 11:43 am
U.S. employers added a robust 263,000 jobs in April, suggesting that businesses have shrugged off earlier concerns that the economy might slow this year and now anticipate strong customer demand. The unemployment rate fell to a five-decade low of 3.6% from 3.8%, though that drop partly reflected an...
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Patrick Gentry
May 01, 2019 - 10:21 am
Attorney General William Barr says he believes that if special counsel Robert Mueller (MUHL'-ur) felt he shouldn't make a decision about whether or not the president obstructed justice then he "shouldn't have investigated." Barr testified Wednesday before the Senate Judiciary Committee. He says he...
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April 30, 2019 - 7:30 pm
CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) — Two people were killed and four injured Tuesday in a shooting Tuesday on a North Carolina university campus, prompting a lockdown and chaotic scene in North Carolina's largest city. UNC Charlotte issued a campus lockdown late Tuesday afternoon, saying shots had been fired. "...
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Patrick Gentry
April 29, 2019 - 11:13 am
Eight-year-old Noya Dahan had finished praying and gone to play with other children at her Southern California synagogue when gunshots rang out. Her uncle grabbed her and the other children, leading them outside to safety as her leg bled from a shrapnel wound. "I was scared, really, really scared...
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Patrick Gentry
April 22, 2019 - 10:49 am
Democrat Elizabeth Warren is proposing the elimination of existing student loan debt for millions of Americans, part of a sweeping set of education funding proposals announced as she and other presidential candidates seek to differentiate themselves in a sprawling field. The Massachusetts senator...
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Patrick Gentry
April 18, 2019 - 10:41 am
After nearly two years of waiting, America is getting some Trump-Russia answers straight from Robert Mueller. But first AG Barr had some comments. President Donald Trump is celebrating the release of a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on Russia's 2016 election...
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Patrick Gentry
April 15, 2019 - 12:23 pm
The Justice Department expects to make a redacted version of special counsel Robert Mueller's report on the Trump-Russia investigation public Thursday morning, a spokeswoman said Monday. The redacted report would be sent to Congress and also made available to the public, Kerri Kupec said. Special...
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