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  • Associated Press

    Trump blasts GOP spending plan that lacks money for wall

    WASHINGTON (September 20, 2018) — A spending plan pushed by congressional Republicans is "ridiculous" because it does not include funding for a border wall with Mexico, President Donald Trump said Thursday.

  • Associated Press

    GOP warns time running out for Kavanaugh's accuser to talk

    WASHINGTON (September 20, 2018) — Republicans are warning that time is running out for Brett Kavanaugh's accuser to tell Congress about her claim he sexually assaulted her when both were teenagers.

  • Associated Press

    Trump says 'hard to imagine' Kavanaugh guilty of allegation

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday bluntly questioned the allegation that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh sexually assaulted a fellow high school student over 30 years ago, and Republicans warned the accuser the window was closing to tell her story before a confirmation vote.

  • Associated Press

    Trump: 'We will be 100 percent' with storm victims

    NEW BERN, N.C. (September 19, 2018) — Handing out hot dogs, hugs and comforting words, President Donald Trump sought Wednesday to soothe those who suffered losses in Hurricane Florence, declaring that "America grieves for you" as he surveyed damage the powerful storm left behind in parts of North Carolina.

  • Associated Press

    Grassley says FBI doesn't need to investigate

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — Senate Judiciary Committee chairman Sen. Chuck Grassley says the FBI does not need to look into the sexual-assault allegation against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh.

  • Associated Press

    Republicans resisting Ford delay tactics

    WASHINGTON (September 19, 2018) — Christine Blasey Ford now wants the FBI to investigate her allegation that she was sexually assaulted by Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before she testifies at a Senate Judiciary Committee hearing next week, her lawyers said in a letter to the panel.

  • Associated Press

    Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia investigation, an extraordinary move he says will ensure that “really bad things” at the FBI are exposed. But the decision, made against the backdrop of Trump’s spiraling outrage at the special counsel’s Russia investigation, may expose sensitive sources and methods and brush up against privacy law protections, experts say.

  • Associated Press

    Trump to visit North Carolina on Wednesday

    WASHINGTON (September 18, 2018) — President Donald Trump will travel to North Carolina on Wednesday to survey the impact of Hurricane Florence.

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