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  • Associated Press

    Trump: No statehood for Puerto Rico with critics in office

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — President Donald Trump on Monday declared himself an “absolute no” on statehood for Puerto Rico as long as critics such as San Juan’s mayor remain in office, the latest broadside in his feud with members of the U.S. territory’s leadership.

  • Associated Press

    Trump leads aggressive, all-out GOP drive to save Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — Republicans mounted a combative, coordinated drive Monday to salvage Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court nomination as they fought to keep a second woman’s allegation of long-ago sexual misconduct from derailing his confirmation. President Donald Trump leapt to his defense, the Senate’s top Republican accused Democrats of a “smear campaign” and an emotional Kavanaugh declared, “I’m not going anywhere.”

  • Associated Press

    Kavanaugh: I won't be bullied into withdrawing

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — Judge Brett Kavanaugh says he will "not be intimidated into withdrawing" his nomination for the Supreme Court after allegations of sexual misconduct.

  • Associated Press

    Rosenstein to meet Trump Thursday as job hangs in balance

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — The White House delayed until at least Thursday a decision on the fate of Rod Rosenstein, the Justice Department official overseeing the Trump-Russia investigation, following chaotic hours of breathless and sometimes conflicting reports anticipating his imminent departure.

  • Associated Press

    Trump, Rosenstein to meet Thursday

    NEW YORK (September 24, 2018) — The White House says President Donald Trump and his embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein spoke on Monday and will meet Thursday at the White House amid uncertainty about Rosenstein's fate.

  • Associated Press

    Rosenstein expecting to lose job, heads to White House

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Monday expecting to lose his job, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The development followed revelations that Rosenstein had made comments critical of President Donald Trump, including discussing possibly secretly recording the president and invoking the Constitution to have the Cabinet remove him from office.

  • Associated Press

    Congress set to fund government, but not Trump's wall

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — Congress is set to pass a crucial spending bill that averts a government shutdown, but there's one potential obstacle: President Donald Trump.

  • Associated Press

    Conway says unfair if #MeToo topples Kavanaugh

    WASHINGTON (September 24, 2018) — Kellyanne Conway says the country shouldn't make Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh pay for "pent-up" demand by women incensed about sexual misconduct.

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