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GOP lawmaker says House Intel Committee ‘lost all credibility'

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A Republican member of the House Intelligence Committee condemned his GOP colleagues for shuttering its Russia investigation.
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'What will it take?': Experts were floored by Trump's initial silence on Russia's attempt to assassinate a former spy in the UK

'What will it take?': Experts were floored by Trump's initial silence on Russia's attempt to assassinate a former spy in the UK

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President Donald Trump was initially noticeably silent about the recent chemical attack against a former Russian spy and his daughter in the UK.
The White House on Monday condemned the attempted assassination as "reckless, indiscriminate, and irresponsible" but declined to back the UK's claim that the Russian government was behind the attack.
Trump finally issued a statement of solidarity with the UK on Tuesday morning, saying that if the UK believed Russia was behind the attack, "I would certainly take that finding as fact."
National security experts were baffled and alarmed by Trump's...
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Did House Republicans end their Russia investigation prematurely?

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There's one gaping hole in Republicans' findings that concerns legal experts.
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Closing the House Intel Committee's Trump-Russia Investigation Is a ‘Cover-Up,' ‘Stain': Former Attorney General Eric Holder

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"Politics beat a desire for the truth," former Attorney General Eric Holder said, slamming House Intelligence Committee Republicans for unilaterally shutting down the Trump-Russia probe.
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Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and...

Trump gets into raucous, on-camera Oval Office debate with Schumer and Pelosi and says he'd be 'proud' to shut down the government

President Donald Trump on Tuesday threatened to shut down the government in a heated debate with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and House Speaker-designate Nancy... Read more ...

Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

Senate To Vote On Criminal Justice Bill After Push From Boosters, White House

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said members will now consider a criminal justice bill in the lame duck session after the suggestion it wouldn't get a vote in the face... Read more ...

Trump Battles With Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer Over Border Wall Funding

Trump Battles With Nancy Pelosi And Chuck Schumer Over Border Wall Funding

“I don't think we should have a debate in front of the press on this,” House Speaker-elect Pelosi said after several minutes of arguing. Read more ...

Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes to Federal Water Protections

Trump EPA Proposes Big Changes to Federal Water Protections

The Trump administration wants to substantially limit which waterways are protected under the Clean Water Act. Farmers and developers have long lobbied against the current rule... Read more ...

Twitter Users Titter At Trump's White House Chief Of Staff Hiring Gaffe

Twitter Users Titter At Trump's White House Chief Of Staff Hiring Gaffe

Many people thought Trump's tweet made it sound like he was lining up tweens for the role. Read more ...

Friends say special counsel Robert Mueller is 'the kind of man' who flicks...

Friends say special counsel Robert Mueller is 'the kind of man' who flicks lights on and off to tell them it's time to leave

TIME magazine named special counsel Robert Mueller near the top of its shortlist for Person of The Year 2018. Mueller, a former FBI director and veteran federal proscutor, was... Read more ...

Scott Walker Indicates He'll Sign GOP Power Grab Bills

Scott Walker Indicates He'll Sign GOP Power Grab Bills

The outgoing Republican governor of Wisconsin said he's still considering the bills, but he indicated that he doesn't think they're all that bad. Read more ...

Andrew Gillum spoke at a Democratic National Committee event and undermined...

Andrew Gillum spoke at a Democratic National Committee event and undermined speculation that he'll launch a 2020 bid

Andrew Gillum, Florida's unsuccessful Democratic candidate for governor and a rising star in the party, delivered remarks at a Democratic National Committee retreat in... Read more ...

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu tears into Republican colleagues during Google...

Democratic Rep. Ted Lieu tears into Republican colleagues during Google hearing: 'If you want positive search results do positive things'

California Rep. Ted Lieu went after a Republican colleague with a history with racist remarks during a hearing with the CEO of Google. Rep. Steve King of Iowa has repeatedly... Read more ...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before...

Theresa May's government drafted Brexit deal addendum weeks before meaningful vote debate began

Theresa May wants the EU to sign a declaration on the Brexit backstop to reassure angry MPs. The prime minister is set to ask Brussels to make a strong commitment to avoiding... Read more ...