Politics

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June 23, 2017 - 5:22 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- A controversial New Hampshire state representative who once said that former Democratic presidential nominee Hillary Clinton "should be shot for treason" was among the attendees at a White House bill signing Friday morning. Al Baldasaro, who served as a delegate for then-candidate...
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June 23, 2017 - 3:13 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., is out of the intensive care unit, a source familiar with his recovery said, nine days after the House majority whip and three others were shot at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia. Scalise has not been released from the MedStar Washington Hospital...
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ABC News
June 23, 2017 - 2:09 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Edgar Maddison Welch, who was sentenced to four years in prison on Thursday, recorded a "goodbye" video on his way from North Carolina to Washington, D.C., where he entered Comet Ping Pong restaurant last December with a firearm and opened fire into a closet while investigating a...
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June 23, 2017 - 11:20 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Hours after actor Johnny Depp made controversial comments about President Donald Trump, the White House issued a statement condemning anyone who makes threatening remarks about the commander-in-chief. While introducing his new film, The Libertine , at England's Glastonbury Festival...
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June 23, 2017 - 9:32 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Defending his May tweet that suggested he may have “tapes" of his conversations with James Comey, President Trump said his comment may have persuaded the fired FBI director to tell the truth about their interactions. “When he found out that I, you know, that there may be tapes out...
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ABC News
June 23, 2017 - 8:07 am
(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump said it's "bothersome" that special counsel Robert Mueller and former FBI director James Comey are "very, very good friends." Trump, in a Fox News interview that aired Friday, was asked whether he thinks Mueller should recuse himself from the Russia probe he is...
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Credit: Architect of the Capitol
June 22, 2017 - 4:46 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The unveiling of Senate Republicans’ “discussion draft” bill to replace Obamacare sets off a series of procedural events that will culminate in a vote, according to Senate Republican staffers. First, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office will analyze the bill’s budgetary...
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The White House
June 22, 2017 - 4:06 pm
(CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa) -- When President Donald Trump pitched his idea for an energy-producing border wall covered in solar panels Wednesday night to that spirited campaign crowd in Iowa, he called the proposal “my idea.” “And we're thinking of something that's unique. We're talking about the...
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