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Wray vs. the White House on Porter's background check

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The White House's claims of no previous knowledge about domestic violence allegations against former staff secretary Rob Porter were challenged by FBI Director Christopher A. Wray's timeline of events.
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House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

House Republicans Open Investigation Into White House Handling Of Porter Scandal

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The House Oversight committee wrote a letter Tuesday to the White House, expressing concerns about contradictions between FBI Director Chris Wray and White House officials over security clearances.
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House Oversight launches probe into Rob Porter's hiring

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The chair of the House Oversight Committee said Wednesday the panel has launched a probe into the White House's handling of Rob Porter's employment.
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House oversight investigating White House handling of Rob Porter

House oversight investigating White House handling of Rob Porter

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"How do you have any job if you have credible allegations of domestic abuse?"
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House Dems to push for more oversight of White House security clearances

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Three House Democrats will introduce legislation on Wednesday to significantly expand congressional oversight of the White House's security clearance process, as controversy swirls over a former senior White House aide who maintained an interim clearance despite accusations of domestic violence. The bill, which will be introduced by Reps. Ted Lieu , Jerrold Nadler and Elijah Cummings , would require the White House to submit to Congress every three months a list โ€œof the name and position of each individual working in the who holds a security clearance of any kind,โ€ according to Lieu's...
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U.S. Treasury Announces Most Aggressive Sanctions To Date On North Korea

U.S. Treasury Announces Most Aggressive Sanctions To Date On North Korea

"The United States will continue targeting persons, wherever located, who facilitate North Korea's illicit shipping practices.โ€ Read more ...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following...

Here are all the brands that have cut ties with the NRA following gun-control activists' boycotts

Gun-control activists are calling for companies to cut ties with the NRA. The NRA has partnerships with companies that offer members special deals, such as discounts on car... Read more ...

Trump: Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman

Trump: Armed Teachers Would Have 'Shot The Hell' Out Of Florida Gunman

The president also attacked the armed security guard at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School for not going after Nikolas Cruz. Read more ...

Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's...

Ivanka Trump dined on grilled tofu and bibimbap at dinner with South Korea's president - and the meal had a hidden meaning

Ivanka Trump dined with South Korea's president on Friday as part of her trip to the country for the Winter Olympics closing ceremonies. The menu was kosher to accommodate... Read more ...

Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

Trump just gave his most freewheeling, wild speech in months

President Donald Trump gave a freewheeling, raucous speech at the Conservative Political Action Conference on Friday that was reminiscent of a campaign rally. In the almost... Read more ...

US announces massive sanctions and warns the world: do business with North...

US announces massive sanctions and warns the world: do business with North Korea at your own risk

President Donald Trump's White House announced the largest single tranche of sanctions against North Korea ever and revealed the intense level of surveillance and intelligence... Read more ...

A movement to boycott the NRA is growing - here are the companies that...

A movement to boycott the NRA is growing - here are the companies that haven't cut ties with the gun-rights group

A mass shooting that killed 17 people at a Florida high school has spurred a growing number of calls for companies to cut ties with the National Rifle Association . A number of... Read more ...

Trump is still railing against MS-13 - but he keeps missing key points

Trump is still railing against MS-13 - but he keeps missing key points

President Donald Trump again mentioned MS-13 in tweet about immigration on Friday morning. The gang has been a central focus of Trump's rhetoric, but it's not clear the gang is... Read more ...

CNN denies claims that Florida shooting survivor was given a 'scripted'...

CNN denies claims that Florida shooting survivor was given a 'scripted' question to ask at a town hall

Parkland, Florida high school student Colton Haab told Fox News host Tucker Carlson on Thursday night that CNN re-wrote a question for him to ask at the network's town... Read more ...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to...

Trump slams 'coward' Florida deputy who 'didn't have the courage' to confront school shooter

President Donald Trump on Friday said the Florida deputy who didn't confront a gunman during a mass shooting last week "certainly did a poor job." The deputy, Scot Peterson... Read more ...