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Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:14 PM CDT

Senate Chairman: Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena

Senate Chairman: Flynn Has Not Responded to Subpoena

The chairman of the Senate intelligence committee said Thursday that ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn hasn't responded to a subpoena from the panel in its probe of Russia's meddling in the 2016...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 11:02 AM CDT

Controversy Aside, GOP Sticking With Trump: Analysis

Controversy Aside, GOP Sticking With Trump: Analysis

It's striking how many congressional Republicans are concerned about President Donald Trump's behavior of late. It's even more striking how many are not. Republican leaders in the House and Senate are pledging...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:06 AM CDT

Robert Mueller to Lead Russia Probe

Robert Mueller to Lead Russia Probe

The Department of Justice has appointed former FBI Director Robert Mueller to head the investigation into Russian involvement in U.S. policy.

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:47 AM CDT

Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

Fact Check: Does US Believe Western Wall Is in Israel?

Nikki Haley, President Donald Trump's U.N. ambassador, waded into a diplomatic minefield by asserting that the Western Wall is part of Israel, a deviation from U.S. policy. The longstanding U.S. stance is that...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 07:10 AM CDT

Report: Flynn Blocked Military Move Turkey Opposed

Report: Flynn Blocked Military Move Turkey Opposed

Days before President Donald Trump took office, incoming National Security Adviser Michael Flynn blocked a military plan against the Islamic State group that was opposed by Turkey, a country he had been paid...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:24 AM CDT

Saudi Arabia Working to Dazzle Trump in Busy Overseas Visit

Saudi Arabia Working to Dazzle Trump in Busy Overseas Visit

Saudi Arabia is making every effort to dazzle and impress President Donald Trump on his first overseas trip, seizing on the visit to cement itself as a major player on the world stage and shove aside rival...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 05:10 AM CDT

Donald Trump Jr., Dubai Business Partner Discuss 'New Ideas'

Donald Trump Jr., Dubai Business Partner Discuss 'New Ideas'

Donald Trump Jr. traveled to Dubai and met a billionaire business partner in the city-state, discussing "new ideas" as the Emirati's real estate firm still lists possible plans for future joint projects while...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 08:33 PM CDT

House GOP Leader Suggested Putin Was Paying Trump: Report

House GOP Leader Suggested Putin Was Paying Trump: Report

House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy suggested last year to fellow top Republicans that Russian President Vladimir Putin was paying Donald Trump, according to a published report. A spokesman for McCarthy says...

Thursday, May 18, 2017 at 06:11 AM CDT

Mueller: 9/11 FBI Chief Catapulted Into New Challenge

Mueller: 9/11 FBI Chief Catapulted Into New Challenge

Robert Mueller took office as FBI director in 2001 expecting to dig into drug cases, white-collar misdeeds and violent crime. A week later was Sept. 11. Overnight, his mission changed and Mueller spent the next...

Wednesday, May 17, 2017 at 07:01 PM CDT

Flynn, Manafort Key Figures In Russia Probe

Flynn, Manafort Key Figures In Russia Probe

Former Trump aides Michael Flynn and Paul Manafort have emerged as key figures in the FBI's investigation into Russian campaign interference, which has just been taken over by a special counsel, four law...

 
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