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Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:41 AM CST

Flynn's Possible Replacements: Petraeus, Kellogg, Harward

Flynn's Possible Replacements: Petraeus, Kellogg, Harward

President Donald Trump appointed retired Army Lt. Gen. Keith Kellogg as acting national security adviser after Michael Flynn's resignation. Kellogg, 72, is one of several potential picks for the permanent post...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 10:27 AM CST

Ivanka Trump Stirs Reaction for Sitting at Oval Office Desk

Ivanka Trump Stirs Reaction for Sitting at Oval Office Desk

Ivanka Trump is getting a strong reaction online after posting a photo of herself seated at the Oval Office desk while her father, President Donald Trump, and Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, stood on...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 06:40 AM CST

Michael Flynn, Fired by Obama, Now Resigns to Trump

Michael Flynn, Fired by Obama, Now Resigns to Trump

Fired by one American commander-in-chief for insubordination, Michael Flynn has now delivered his resignation to another. President Donald Trump had been weighing the fate of his national security adviser, a...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 05:52 AM CST

Clinton Delivers Wry Response to Flynn Resignation

Clinton Delivers Wry Response to Flynn Resignation

Michael Flynn was among the harshest critics of Hillary Clinton's private email server during the presidential campaign. So it is hardly surprising that the former Democratic contender exacted a smidgen of...

Tuesday, Feb 14, 2017 at 07:49 AM CST

Kremlin, Russian Lawmakers Downplay Flynn's Resignation

Kremlin, Russian Lawmakers Downplay Flynn's Resignation

The Kremlin on Tuesday played down the resignation of U.S. National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, a sign that Russia is already looking ahead to talks with the U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson to improve...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 07:36 PM CST

Texans Watching for Changes to Free Trade Agreement

Texans Watching for Changes to Free Trade Agreement

President Donald Trump met with Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on Monday to discuss NAFTA – the North American Free Trade Agreement – which has major implications for business in Texas.

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 04:01 PM CST

George P Bush Hails House Select Infrastructure Committee

George P Bush Hails House Select Infrastructure Committee

Land Commissioner George P. Bush is applauding the creation of a special House committee on ports and infrastructure, saying it could further efforts to build a much-needed protective hurricane barrier along...

Monday, Feb 13, 2017 at 02:36 PM CST

Much-Watched Texas Union Dues Bill Draws Early Questions

Much-Watched Texas Union Dues Bill Draws Early Questions

A bill barring voluntary payroll deductions of union dues from state employee paychecks is drawing questions as it begins a long, potentially contentious journey through the Texas Legislature.

Wednesday, Feb 15, 2017 at 06:28 AM CST

Trump Knew Flynn Misled WH Weeks Before Ouster: Officials

Trump Knew Flynn Misled WH Weeks Before Ouster: Officials

Just six days into his presidency, Donald Trump was informed his national security adviser had misled his vice president about contacts with Russia. Trump kept his No. 2 in the dark and waited nearly three weeks...

Sunday, Feb 12, 2017 at 03:03 PM CST

Why Trump is Unlikely to 'Open the Mines' as Promised

Why Trump is Unlikely to 'Open the Mines' as Promised

In rallies across coal country, Donald Trump made a big, crowd-pleasing promise: He'd bring back the mining jobs, NBC News reported. "We're gonna open the mines," he said to big cheers in Charleston, West...

 
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