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June 17, 2018 - 6:24 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Melania Trump, who typically shies away from the political spotlight, waded into the controversial immigration debate when her office released a statement Sunday saying she “hates to see children separated from their families.” The first lady issued the unusual statement in response...
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June 17, 2018 - 5:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — An FBI agent who was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team after sending anti-Trump text messages says he is willing to testify before Congress. A lawyer for Peter Strzok told House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte in a letter Sunday that his client is...
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June 17, 2018 - 3:26 pm
The Trump administration's move to separate immigrant parents from their children on the U.S.-Mexico border has grabbed attention around the world, drawn scorn from human-rights organizations and overtaken the immigration debate in Congress.
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June 17, 2018 - 3:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Special counsel Robert Mueller is examining a previously undisclosed meeting between longtime Trump confidante Roger Stone and a Russian figure who allegedly tried to sell him dirt on Hillary Clinton. Letters to the House Intelligence Committee outline the contact. The letters say...
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June 17, 2018 - 2:32 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A group of Democratic lawmakers toured an immigration detention facility in New Jersey Sunday, meeting with detained asylum seekers who have been separated from their families under the Trump administration’s "zero tolerance" immigration policy. "Today, on Father’s day, we spoke to...
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June 17, 2018 - 2:15 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said that to his knowledge, President Donald Trump has never lied to the American people. Bannon was responding to ABC News Chief White House Correspondent Jonathan Karl after he played video of Trump on the campaign trail in August...
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June 17, 2018 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Rudy Giuliani says President Donald Trump has no plans to issue pardons now in the Russia investigation but could choose to do so once the special counsel's work is finished. The president's attorney tells CNN's "State of the Union" that issuing a pardon now is not necessary and...
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June 17, 2018 - 1:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A top White House adviser on Sunday distanced the Trump administration from responsibility for separating migrant children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border, even though the administration put in place and could easily end a policy that has led to a spike in cases of...
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June 17, 2018 - 1:14 pm
(NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump's former chief strategist said the president is trying to make peace with North Korea but is getting unfairly "vilified" following his summit with Kim Jong Un. "President Trump is trying to be a peacemaker," Steve Bannon said in an exclusive interview with ABC...
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June 17, 2018 - 12:28 pm
(NEW YORK) -- Former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon said President Donald Trump doesn’t need to “justify” the policy of separating children from parents who are caught illegally crossing the southern U.S. border because it is part of the administration's “zero-tolerance” approach on...
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