Politics

United States Department of State
February 19, 2018 - 5:04 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The indictment Friday of 13 Russians accused of waging "information warfare" in the 2016 U.S. presidential election is raising new questions about why the Trump administration still has not imposed sanctions designed to punish Russia and deter it from interfering in the 2018...
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United States Environmental Protection Agency
February 19, 2018 - 3:33 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The head of the Environmental Protection Agency has canceled a scheduled trip to Israel amid scrutiny over his high travel costs. Documents released last week showed that Administrator Scott Pruitt racked up nearly $200,000 in travel expenses for him and his staff, including some...
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ABC News
February 19, 2018 - 2:40 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Over the weekend, President Donald Trump suggested that the FBI’s Russia investigation had caused the agency to divert resources or attention that could have prevented last week’s school shooting in Parkland, Fla. “Very sad that the FBI missed all of the many signals sent out by the...
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February 19, 2018 - 1:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump felt liberated Friday afternoon, sources close to him told ABC News, when the news broke that the special counsel probing interference in the 2016 presidential election unveiled a grand jury indictment of 13 Russian nationals and three Russian groups accused...
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February 19, 2018 - 12:29 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Students from the Washington, D.C. area held a protest outside the White House Monday to call for lawmakers to reform gun laws after the shooting at a high school in Parkland, Fla. last week. In the protest, organized by a group called Teens for Gun Reform, 17 students lay on the...
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February 19, 2018 - 10:55 am
(PALM BEACH, Fla.) -- A driver of one of the press vans in the presidential motorcade was found Monday to be carrying a personal handgun. The gun was discovered in a bag belonging to the driver during a routine screening at the president’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Florida, where Trump has...
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PA Governor's Office
February 19, 2018 - 10:23 am
(HARRISBURG, Penn.) -- In a decision that could have major ramifications for the balance of power in the U.S. House of Representatives, the Pennsylvania Supreme Court will decide today on a new congressional map after the governor and state legislature could not come to an agreement on a map last...
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