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Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 10:43 AM CST

Kushner Family Puts Brakes on Talks to Buy Miami Marlins

Kushner Family Puts Brakes on Talks to Buy Miami Marlins

The Kushner family, which has close ties to the president, put the brakes on its negotiations to buy the Miami Marlins due to a report of team owner Jeffrey Loria possibly being nominated by the president to...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 02:32 AM CST

Guiterrez: Hispanic Dems Barred From Meeting With ICE Director

Guiterrez: Hispanic Dems Barred From Meeting With ICE Director

Rep. Luis Gutierrez was among a group of Hispanic congressmen barred from a meeting Thursday with a top federal immigration enforcement official. According to Gutierrez, a Democrat from Illinois, he and members...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:07 AM CST

Irving Mayor Decides Against Re-Election Campaign

Irving Mayor Decides Against Re-Election Campaign

Irving Mayor Beth Van Duyne announced Thursday she would not run for reelection in May.

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 06:03 AM CST

Harward Rejects Offer to Replace Flynn: Official

Harward Rejects Offer to Replace Flynn: Official

Retired Vice Admiral Robert Harward has turned down an offer to become President Donald Trump's national security adviser, a White House official told NBC News Thursday. "It's purely a personal issue,"...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:12 PM CST

CIA Director: Agency Isn't Hiding Intelligence From Trump

CIA Director: Agency Isn't Hiding Intelligence From Trump

CIA director Mike Pompeo said Thursday that the agency is providing President Donald Trump with the best intelligence it can, disputing reports that the spy community is withholding information from the...

Friday, Feb 17, 2017 at 04:09 AM CST

Hutchison on Trump's Cabinet Moves

Hutchison on Trump's Cabinet Moves

Former U.S. Senator Kay Bailey Hutchison is weighing in on recent movement in President Trump's cabinet.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 06:09 PM CST

EPA Nominee Pruitt Must Provide Records of Meetings: Judge

EPA Nominee Pruitt Must Provide Records of Meetings: Judge

An Oklahoma judge Thursday ordered state Attorney General Scott Pruitt, President Donald Trump's pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency, to turn over documents related to Pruitt's communications...

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 06:01 PM CST

Trump Raps 'Criminal' Leaks, 'Dishonest' Media, 'Bad' Judges

Trump Raps 'Criminal' Leaks, 'Dishonest' Media, 'Bad' Judges

Confronting a cascade of controversies, President Donald Trump on Thursday angrily denounced the "criminal" leaks that took down his top national security adviser after less than a month and revived questions about his own ties to Russia. But he offered only a lawyerly denial that his campaign aides had been in touch with Russian officials before last fall's election.  

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 04:42 PM CST

Denton Republican Chair Responds to Trump's News Conference

Denton Republican Chair Responds to Trump's News Conference

Denton County Republican Chair Lisa Hendrickson responded to President Trump's news conference on Thursday.

Thursday, Feb 16, 2017 at 07:08 PM CST

Black Lawmakers Dismayed by Trump's Invite to Black Reporter

Black Lawmakers Dismayed by Trump's Invite to Black Reporter

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus expressed bafflement and dismay Thursday after President Donald Trump asked a black reporter to set up a meeting with them. Rep. Jim Clyburn of South Carolina said there...

 
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