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Five former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg

Five former Obama ambassadors back Buttigieg

A group of five former ambassadors who served under former President Obama are lining up behind Pete Buttigieg , giving the South Bend, Ind. mayor a jolt of institutional fundraising ...

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Trump: I could have shut it all down

Trump: I could have shut it all down

Special counsel Robert Mueller was able to complete his investigation because President Donald Trump let him, the president asserted Thursday afternoon, in his first public reaction since Mueller’s report was ...

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Omar rakes in cash online

Omar rakes in cash online as controversies pile up

Small-dollar donors rushed to defend embattled Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) in the first three months this year, as she faced charges of anti-Semitism from prominent Democrats, according to a fundraising ...

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Biden says Trump White House didn’t see fighting cancer as ‘priority’

Biden says Trump White House didn't see fighting cancer as 'priority'

  Former Vice President Joe Biden on Tuesday night said the Trump administration was not interested in prioritizing fighting cancer after he asked the White House to build off the ...

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McCarthy: ‘Case is closed’ on Trump and collusion

McCarthy: 'Case is closed' on Trump and collusion

House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy (R-Calif.) declared the matter of Russian collusion involving President Trump “closed” in a statement Sunday afternoon. “After two years, two congressional investigations, and now the ...

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Prosecutor who worked with Mueller two decades ago surfaces again

Prosecutor who worked with Mueller two decades ago surfaces again

Sometimes it seems like Special Counsel Robert Mueller has worked with almost every federal prosecutor out there. Recently unsealed court records show one veteran prosecutor who’s helping out Mueller’s office ...

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Questions mount over Cohen pardon claims

Questions mount over Cohen pardon claims

Washington has a pressing question for Michael Cohen: Did he lie to Congress, again? President Trump was among those on Friday claiming that Cohen had lied, stating in a tweet ...

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Paul Manafort, onetime campaign chairman to President Donald Trump, sentenced to nearly 4 years in prison

Paul Manafort

A federal judge on Thursday sentenced Paul Manafort to nearly four years in federal prison for crimes related to tax and bank fraud in the first of two sentencing hearings ...

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Michael Cohen asked lawyer to inquire about pardon, sources say, possibly contradicting congressional testimony

Michael Cohen asked lawyer to inquire about pardon, sources say, possibly contradicting congressional testimony

Michael Cohen, the former personal attorney and fixer for President Donald Trump, asked one of his attorneys last summer to inquire with an attorney representing the president about receiving a ...

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Judge asks Roger Stone to explain ‘imminent’ release of book

Judge asks Roger Stone to explain ‘imminent’ release of book

Republican operative and Trump associate Roger Stone found himself in more legal trouble Friday after a federal judge demanded an explanation as to why he did not disclose the “imminent” ...

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