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Pelosi says she was ‘busy doing other things’ during Ryan farewell speech

Pelosi says she was ‘busy doing other things’ during Ryan farewell speech

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) said Thursday that she didn’t hear Speaker Paul Ryan’s farewell speech on Wednesday because she “was busy doing other things.” “This may come as ...

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Trump tells GOP he won’t sign stopgap, threatening shutdown

Trump tells GOP he won’t sign stopgap, threatening shutdown

Speaker Paul Ryan (R-Wis.) said Thursday that President Trump will not sign a stopgap spending bill over concerns about border security “The president informed us he will not sign the ...

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Outgoing GOP chairman urges colleagues to oppose Trump drug pricing proposal

Outgoing GOP chairman urges colleagues to oppose Trump drug pricing proposal

Outgoing Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-Utah) wrote a letter to GOP colleagues on Wednesday urging them to oppose a proposal from President Trump to lower drug prices. Hatch’s ...

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US indicts alleged Chinese hackers for ‘unrelenting effort’ to steal tech

US indicts alleged Chinese hackers for ‘unrelenting effort’ to steal tech

The Department of Justice has indicted two Chinese nationals, accusing them of working in association with Chinese state security in what officials called an “unrelenting effort” to steal U.S. commercial ...

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Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen says asylum seekers will be forced to wait in Mexico

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen says asylum seekers will be forced to wait in Mexico

The U.S. has reached a deal with the Mexican government to force asylum seekers at its southern border to remain in Mexico while they wait to bring their case before ...

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Putin praises Trump’s Syria withdrawal plan

Putin praises Trump’s Syria withdrawal plan

Russian President Vladimir Putin is often at odds with US policy, but his annual press conference on Thursday highlighted an exception: He agrees with President Donald Trump’s plan for a ...

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House Intelligence Committee votes to hand over Roger Stone transcript to Mueller

House Intelligence Committee votes to hand over Roger Stone transcript to Mueller

The House Intelligence Committee will hand over the transcript from their closed-door, September 2017 interview with longtime Donald Trump ally and friend Roger Stone to special counsel Robert Mueller, ABC ...

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US not ‘Policeman of the Middle East’: Trump defends Syria

US not ‘Policeman of the Middle East’: Trump defends Syria

President Donald Trump took to Twitter Thursday with an extensive defense of his decision to withdraw U.S. forces from Syria, framing it as a campaign promise kept amid growing bipartisan ...

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Senate poised to kick land bill fight to January

Senate poised to kick land bill fight to January

The Senate is poised to punt a public lands fight to January after a pair of conservative lawmakers objected to the bill because of a fight over national monuments. Sen. ...

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Syria withdrawal:It was the president’s decision to make, and he made it

Syria withdrawal:It was the president's decision to make, and he made it

President Trump on Wednesday defended his decision to withdraw U.S. troops from Syria, saying “we have won” the fight against the Islamic State in Iraq and Syria (ISIS). In a ...

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