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Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 07:33 PM PDT

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Spy Used AI-Generated Face to Connect With Targets: Experts

Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into the Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 06:16 AM PDT

Trump Says He'd 'Want to Hear' Foreign Dirt on 2020 Rivals

Trump Says He'd 'Want to Hear' Foreign Dirt on 2020 Rivals

President Donald Trump said Wednesday that if a foreign power offered dirt on his 2020 opponent, he'd be open to accepting it and that he'd have no obligation to call in the FBI. "I think I'd want to hear it,"...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:55 PM PDT

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Sanders Makes Case for Democratic Socialism After Criticism

Bernie Sanders on Wednesday mounted a strong defense of democratic socialism, the economic philosophy that has guided his political career, even as Republicans and some of his Democratic presidential opponents...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:27 PM PDT

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Ex-Trump Aide Hicks to Appear Before House Committee

Former White House aide Hope Hicks has agreed to testify privately before the House Judiciary Committee next week, chairman Jerrold Nadler, D-N.Y., announced Wednesday. Hicks will appear before the committee on...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 01:29 PM PDT

9/11 Bill to Compensate Victims Clears House Hurdle

9/11 Bill to Compensate Victims Clears House Hurdle

A bill that would prevent a fund to compensate victims of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks from running out of money passed a key hurdle in the House on Wednesday, NBC News reported. Senate Minority Leader...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 10:23 AM PDT

Duncan Hunter's Wife Has Change of Plea Hearing on Docket

Duncan Hunter's Wife Has Change of Plea Hearing on Docket

The federal grand jury indictment depicts the couple as binge spenders who over eight years pocketed a steady stream of dollars intended for campaign purposes, while their household budget was awash in red...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:48 PM PDT

House Panel Votes to Hold Top US Officials in Contempt

House Panel Votes to Hold Top US Officials in Contempt

A House committee voted Wednesday to hold two top Trump administration officials in contempt of Congress for failing to comply with subpoenas for documents related to a decision adding a citizenship question to...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 02:11 AM PDT

Reps of 22 Foreign Gov'ts Spent Money at Trump Properties

Reps of 22 Foreign Gov'ts Spent Money at Trump Properties

Representatives of at least 22 foreign governments appear to have spent money at Trump Organization properties, an NBC News review has found, hinting at a significant foreign cash flow to the American president...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 12:14 PM PDT

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Congress Told Russia 2016 Election Moves Typical 'Spycraft'

Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election bore some of the textbook tricks of the trade of Kremlin spycraft, including the volume and breadth of contacts with Trump associates,...

Wednesday, Jun 12, 2019 at 04:15 PM PDT

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Trump Jr. Glad Senate Testimony 'Is Finally Over'

Donald Trump Jr., the president's eldest son, spoke to the Senate intelligence committee for around three hours Wednesday, following up on a 2017 interview with the same panel as part of its two-year-long Russia...

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