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Trump Doesn't Rule Out Pardon for Michael Flynn

Trump Doesn't Rule Out Pardon for Michael Flynn

When asked if he would pardon former national security adviser Michael Flynn, who pleaded guilty to lying to the FBI, President Donald Trump said, "We'll see what happens."

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Americans Pessimistic About Trump, Country: Poll

Americans Pessimistic About Trump, Country: Poll

President Donald Trump frequently casts his first year in office as a string of successes and campaign promises fulfilled. But less than a quarter of Americans think Trump has made good on the pledges he made to...

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GOP Leaders Move to Appease Rubio, Finalize Big Tax Bill

GOP Leaders Move to Appease Rubio, Finalize Big Tax Bill

Congressional Republicans finalized their sweeping tax package Friday, expanding its child tax credit to placate a reluctant GOP senator as they pushed to muscle the bill through Congress next week and give...

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Trump Blasts FBI Leadership But Says He's Loyal to Police

Trump Blasts FBI Leadership But Says He's Loyal to Police

President Donald Trump laced into FBI leadership Friday, while proclaiming his loyalty and support for law enforcement in an address at the agency's training academy. "It's a shame what's happened" with the...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 03:47 AM PST

Most Believe Trump Trying to Obstruct Russia Probe: Poll

Most Believe Trump Trying to Obstruct Russia Probe: Poll

Most Americans think Donald Trump did something illegal or at least unethical regarding ties between his presidential campaign and Russia — and they think he's trying to obstruct the investigation looking...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 03:36 AM PST

House Speaker Paul Ryan Denies Reports He May Leave Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan Denies Reports He May Leave Congress

House Speaker Paul Ryan is denying reports that he plans to leave Congress after the Republicans' treasured tax bill is approved. Politico and The Huffington Post published stories speculating that Ryan...

Friday, Dec 15, 2017 at 03:09 AM PST

White House to Push Merit-Based Immigration in New Campaign

White House to Push Merit-Based Immigration in New Campaign

The White House is embarking on a major campaign to turn public opinion against the nation's largely family-based immigration system ahead of an all-out push next year to move toward a more merit-based...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 04:12 PM PST

8-Year-Old Spoken Word Poet: 'Please, Mr. Trump, Stop Tweeting'

8-Year-Old Spoken Word Poet: 'Please, Mr. Trump, Stop Tweeting'

An 8-year-old poet from D.C. has a request: "Please, Mr. Trump, stop tweeting. Stop teasing America." Christian Alvarado, a member of a youth spoken word program, performed his poem about President Donald Trump...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 02:39 PM PST

Omarosa’s Departure Raises Questions About WH Diversity

Omarosa’s Departure Raises Questions About WH Diversity

Before her departure this week, Omarosa Manigault Newman, along with Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson, stood as the only black voices among more than 30 Cabinet secretaries and senior White...

Thursday, Dec 14, 2017 at 01:35 PM PST

How Black Women Mobilized for Dems in Alabama Senate Race

How Black Women Mobilized for Dems in Alabama Senate Race

Once again, black female voters showed up for Democrats, with almost every single one of them voting in Alabama for new Sen. Doug Jones, just as they did for Democratic candidates up and down the ballot in other...

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