Politics

ABC News
February 16, 2019 - 9:00 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A powerful Democratic House chairman on Friday warned the White House legal counsel that his committee is now in possession of material that his panel says shows President Donald Trump’s lawyers “may have provided false information” to federal officials about reimbursements to Trump...
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Office of Representative Bobby Rush
February 15, 2019 - 7:39 pm
(NEW YORK) -- New Jersey high school students made history earlier this year by becoming the first known high school class to draft a bill, lobby it in Congress and eventually have it signed into law. It all started three years ago in an honors civics class at Hightstown High School. Stuart Wexler...
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February 15, 2019 - 6:47 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Special counsel Robert Mueller’s office agreed that onetime Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort’s financial crimes warrant a prison sentence of 19-24 years, but stops short of taking a position of their own on a suggested prison term. Special counsel prosecutors refrain from...
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February 15, 2019 - 4:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced his decision Friday to declare a national emergency over what he called an "invasion" at the southern border. The declaration will allow his administration to use additional funding for a border wall, which Congress refused to fund in full in the...
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February 15, 2019 - 3:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Will Hurd said that President Donald Trump's proposed border wall is the "most expensive and least effective way" to handle border security Friday on "The View." Hurd's response comes after the president's announcement that he will declare a national emergency to fund his...
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February 15, 2019 - 3:28 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- House press secretary Sarah Sanders confirmed Friday that she has been interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election. “The President urged me, like he has everyone in the administration, to fully cooperate...
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February 15, 2019 - 2:28 pm
(NEW YORK) -- The committee that put together President Donald Trump’s inauguration celebrations has now received a second subpoena as questions grow about the fundraising and expenditures around the most lucrative inauguration in the nation’s history. Lawyers for the president’s inauguration...
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February 15, 2019 - 2:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge on Friday issued a gag order for Roger Stone, the veteran political operative and former adviser to Donald Trump, as part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s case against him. “Counsel for the parties and the witnesses must refrain from making statements to the media...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:57 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Supreme Court has agreed to hear an expedited appeal by the Commerce Department to add a controversial citizenship question to the 2020 census. In a single page order, the justices took the rare step of granting the Trump administration's request to hear the matter before the...
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February 15, 2019 - 12:17 pm
(FRANKFURT, Ky.) -- A bill proposing that adults don't need a permit to carry a concealed firearm is one step closer to passing in Kentucky. If it passes in the Republican-controlled state House of Representatives, Kentucky will become the third state to pass such a law in recent weeks. SB 150,...
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