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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A Democratic-led congressional panel on Friday demanded that the White House comply with requests for documents and witnesses for a probe into alleged security clearance abuses involving President Donald Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and others. After weeks of White House stonewalling, House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings, in a letter to the
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FILE PHOTO: Senator Marco Rubio questions witnesses before the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing about “worldwide threats” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., January 29, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Republican and Democratic U.S. senators proposed legislation on Thursday that would let an estimated 72,000 Venezuelans remain in the United States after fleeing chaos
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(Reuters) – The following is a timeline of significant developments in the investigation of Special Counsel Robert Mueller into U.S. intelligence agencies’ conclusions that Russia interfered in the 2016 presidential election to help get Donald Trump elected: FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller (R) on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 21, 2017. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney Michael Cohen will tell lawmakers this week that Trump asked him several times about a proposed skyscraper project in Moscow long after he secured the Republican presidential nomination, a person familiar with the matter told Reuters. As Special Counsel Robert Mueller appears to be near the
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FILE PHOTO: Democratic gubernatorial candidate Tony Evers speaks at an election eve rally in Madison, Wisconsin, U.S. November 5, 2018. REUTERS/Nick Oxford (Reuters) – Wisconsin Governor Tony Evers on Monday signed an order withdrawing the state’s National Guard troops from the U.S.-Mexico border, saying there was not enough evidence of a national security crisis to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nearly 60 former senior U.S. national security officials on Monday rejected President Donald Trump’s national emergency declaration, saying there was “no factual basis” to circumvent Congress to build his long-promised border wall. U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with U.S. Governors at the White House in Washington, U.S., February 25,
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats will subpoena Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s final report on his investigation into links between U.S. President Donald Trump’s 2016 election team and Russia if it is not given to Congress, senior lawmaker Adam Schiff said on Sunday. FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee
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FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, U.S. June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo (Reuters) – Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team told a U.S. judge on Saturday that
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FILE PHOTO: Former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort arrives for arraignment on a third superseding indictment against him by Special Counsel Robert Mueller on charges of witness tampering, at U.S. District Court in Washington, June 15, 2018. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst//File Photo/File Photo (Reuters) – The Manhattan district attorney’s office is pursuing criminal charges against Paul Manafort,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft takes part in a meeting with Canada’s Prime Minister Justin Trudeau in Trudeau’s office on Parliament Hill in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, November 3, 2017. REUTERS/Chris Wattie WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Ambassador to Canada Kelly Craft rose on Thursday as a serious contender to become President Donald Trump’s
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FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his investigation of potential collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., June 20, 2017. REUTERS/Aaron P. Bernstein WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Department of Justice may announce as early as next week that Special
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is shown after the U.S. government reopened with about 800,000 federal workers returning after a 35-day shutdown in Washington, U.S., January 28, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives plan to introduce a resolution on Friday to end President Donald Trump’s national emergency
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FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former attorney, exits the United States Court house after his sentencing, in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump’s former personal lawyer Michael Cohen will now report to federal prison on
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Senator Bernie Sanders, the Vermont progressive whose 2016 White House campaign garnered fervent grassroots support and pushed the Democratic Party sharply to the left, said on Tuesday he would again seek the party’s presidential nomination in 2020. Sanders, 77, announced his candidacy in an email to supporters, vowing to build a
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