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November 20, 2017 - 7:18 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's namesake charitable foundation is being shut down, in keeping with previously announced plans. In a filing with the IRS last week, the foundation said it intends to dissolve and is seeking approval to distribute its remaining funds. The documents were posted...
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November 20, 2017 - 4:16 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The tax plan advanced by House Republicans last week will spur economic growth, but still add more than $1 trillion to the deficit, according to a new study released Monday. The macroeconomic analysis from the Tax Policy Center, a joint venture of the Brookings Institution and the...
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Department of Homeland Security
November 20, 2017 - 4:15 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Department of Homeland Security official Jamie Johnson resigned Thursday, stepping down from his role as director of faith-based and neighborhood partnerships for the DHS after his past comments on the black community and Islam surfaced. On Thursday, CNN published the remarks, which...
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November 19, 2017 - 8:48 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Special Counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating whether President Donald Trump sought to obstruct a federal inquiry into connections between his presidential campaign and Russian operatives has now directed the Justice Department to turn over a broad array of documents, ABC News...
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ABC News
November 19, 2017 - 11:35 am
(WASHINGTON) -- A key moderate Senate Republican said the Senate’s tax bill needs revisions before it is put to a vote. "I want to see changes in that bill, and I think there will be changes," Sen. Susan Collins of Maine told ABC News Chief Anchor George Stephanopoulos on This Week Sunday. She said...
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November 19, 2017 - 10:32 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Susan Collins said sexual misconduct allegations against President Donald Trump that surfaced during the 2016 campaign "remain very disturbing." "President Trump was not my choice for the Republican nominee for president, and I did not support him in part because of...
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US Senate Photographic Studio
November 18, 2017 - 10:01 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Top leaders in the Senate are calling for a Senate Ethics Committee review of Senator Al Franken, D-Minn., who was recently accused of forcibly kissing a woman and appearing to grope her while she slept. The committee has not announced whether it will pursue a preliminary inquiry...
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