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U.S. lawmakers blame Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder
U.S. lawmakers blame Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi murder

Yes, I think he did it," Republican Senator Bob Corker, the influential chairman of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said in an interview with CNN. Corker, who received a classified briefing on the case on Friday, said he was waiting for investigations to be completed and hoped that Turkey

GOP risks messy leadership struggle after November vote
GOP risks messy leadership struggle after November vote

WASHINGTON (AP) - Win or lose in the race for the majority, House Republicans are at risk of plunging into a messy leadership battle after the November election, with the party lacking a clear heir apparent to take the place of House Speaker Paul Ryan.

At dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada
At dueling events, Trump and Biden keeping focus on Nevada

President Donald Trump and former Vice President Joe Biden, a potential White House challenger in 2020, are making election pushes several hundred miles apart from each other in pivotal Nevada, where early voting was beginning Saturday. Trump was wrapping up a visit to Western states with an afternoon

U.S. Charges Russian for Conspiracy to Interfere in 2016 and 2018 Elections
U.S. Charges Russian for Conspiracy to Interfere in 2016 and 2018 Elections

Elena Alekseevna Khusyaynova of St. Petersburg, Russia, allegedly served as the chief accountant for an operation known as "Project Lakhta," the Justice Department said Friday in a statement. The move comes as top U.S. law enforcement and intelligence agencies warn Americans about ongoing efforts by

Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office
Kelly, Bolton Get in Profane Shouting Match Outside the Oval Office

The chief of staff, John Kelly, and the national security adviser, John Bolton, fought over immigration and border crossings, including the performance of the Homeland Security Department under Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, one person familiar with the matter said.

Democrats suggest Trump had conflicts in deciding fate of FBI headquarters
Democrats suggest Trump had conflicts in deciding fate of FBI headquarters

President Donald Trump inserted himself personally into his administration's discussion of the fate of the FBI headquarters in downtown Washington near his D.C. hotel, according to new emails released by Democrats Thursday, raising questions about possible conflicts of interest between the government

White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Officially Left The Trump Administration
White House Counsel Don McGahn Has Officially Left The Trump Administration

After successfully shepherding the contentious Brett Kavanaugh nomination, Don McGahn leaves his crucial counsel post in the Trump administration.

Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused him
Filing: Minnesota Rep. Keith Ellison says ex-wife abused him

Keith Ellison's divorce records unsealed Wednesday contain no allegations the Minnesota congressman physically abused his ex-wife, but he said in a 2015 filing that Kim Ellison repeatedly hit him throughout their 25-year marriage.

Trump tells AP he won
Trump tells AP he won't accept blame if GOP loses House

WASHINGTON (AP) - Facing the prospect of bruising electoral defeat in congressional elections, President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he won't accept the blame if his party loses control of the House in November, arguing his campaigning and endorsements have helped Republican candidates.

Baldwin urges
Baldwin urges 'overthrow' of Trump government via voting

MANCHESTER, N.H. (AP) - Actor Alec Baldwin followed up his latest parody portrayal of President Donald Trump with a serious call Sunday night for voters to use the Nov. 6 midterm elections to peacefully "overthrow" the government.

New York
New York's Cuomo blasts Trump, Republicans in protest clash

NEW YORK (AP) - Gov. Andrew Cuomo questioned Sunday why state Republicans would have invited the founder of a far-right group to speak in Manhattan, and he blamed them and President Donald Trump for violent clashes that took place after the speech.

Trump celebrates return of American pastor from Turkey
Trump celebrates return of American pastor from Turkey

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump welcomed American pastor Andrew Brunson to the Oval Office on Saturday, celebrating his release from nearly two years of confinement in Turkey that had sparked a diplomatic row with a key ally and outcry from U.S. evangelical groups.

Trump: More At Stake Over Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance Because He
Trump: More At Stake Over Jamal Khashoggi Disappearance Because He's A Reporter

President Trump warned there will be repercussions if Saudi Arabia is responsible for the disappearance of U.S. resident Jamal Khashoggi.

Kanye West, in
Kanye West, in 'MAGA' hat, delivers surreal Oval Office show

The rapper and the president chat with reporters inside the White House on a variety of topics, including mental health and endorsement deals.

Trump says he would consider former adviser Dina Powell for U.N.
Trump says he would consider former adviser Dina Powell for U.N.

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would consider selecting Goldman Sachs executive and former White House adviser Dina Powell as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and he shot down speculation he would tap his daughter Ivanka for the post. Trump spoke to reporters at the White

5 Interesting Supreme Court Cases Kavanaugh Could Decide This Term
5 Interesting Supreme Court Cases Kavanaugh Could Decide This Term

How Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh votes on these cases will give Americans their first insight into how far he'll swing the court to the right.

Trump says Haley will leave U.N. post at end of year
Trump says Haley will leave U.N. post at end of year

President Trump said he has accepted the resignation of U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley, who will be leaving at the end of the year.

Ryan says
Ryan says 'big fight' coming over border wall after election

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Speaker Paul Ryan on Monday promised a "big fight" over border wall funding after midterm elections as part of a commitment he made to President Donald Trump.

Supreme Court moves right, but how far, how fast?
Supreme Court moves right, but how far, how fast?

With Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation comes the shadow of a bitter fight that is likely to hang over the court as it takes on divisive issues.

Analysis: Kavanaugh fight sharpens the stakes for midterms
Analysis: Kavanaugh fight sharpens the stakes for midterms

The bitter battle over Brett Kavanaugh's Supreme Court nomination has exacerbated the political divide and left many Americans emotionally raw.

Kavanaugh sworn to high court after rancorous confirmation
Kavanaugh sworn to high court after rancorous confirmation

WASHINGTON (AP) - Brett Kavanaugh was sworn in Saturday night as the 114th justice of the U.S. Supreme Court, after a wrenching debate over sexual misconduct and judicial temperament that shattered the Senate, captivated the nation and ushered in an acrimonious new level of polarization - now encroaching

Kavanaugh says he might have been
Kavanaugh says he might have been 'too emotional' in testimony: WSJ

Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh writes in a Wall Street Journal op-ed that his Senate testimony "reflected my overwhelming frustration" at sexual assault accusations.

White House
White House 'Fully Confident' Of Kavanaugh's Confirmation After Seeing FBI Investigation

After receiving the results of an FBI investigation, a White House spokesman expressed confidence that Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh would be confirmed.

The Latest: Trudeau says new trade deal needed to be fair
The Latest: Trudeau says new trade deal needed to be fair

President Trump took credit for salvaging a trilateral free-trade accord with Canada and Mexico, marking it as a victory in his campaign to reshape global commerce.

Trump cites
Trump cites 'historic' trade pact with Canada, Mexico

U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday took credit for salvaging a trilateral free trade accord with Canada and Mexico, marking it as a victory in his campaign to reshape global commerce as financial markets breathed a sigh of relief. The deal, announced on Sunday, is a reworking of the 1994 North American

FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation
FBI contacts Kavanaugh Yale classmate in its investigation

The lawyer for Deborah Ramirez, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual misconduct when he was a student, says she's agreed to cooperate.

Republicans fear political fallout from Kavanaugh turmoil
Republicans fear political fallout from Kavanaugh turmoil

NEW YORK (AP) - Whether or not Republicans ultimately confirm President Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee, some on the front lines of the GOP's midterm battlefield fear the party may have already lost.

Kavanaugh gains key GOP senator ahead of crucial vote
Kavanaugh gains key GOP senator ahead of crucial vote

The Senate Judiciary Committee schedules an afternoon vote on whether to recommend the Supreme Court pick's nomination to the full Senate.

Brett Kavanaugh Questioned By Senate About Fourth Sexual Misconduct Allegation
Brett Kavanaugh Questioned By Senate About Fourth Sexual Misconduct Allegation

Senate staffers ask the Supreme Court nominee about a letter sent to Colorado Sen. Cory Gardner about an alleged incident two decades ago.

Trump accuses Democrats of
Trump accuses Democrats of 'con game,' Republicans set Friday committee vote on Kavanaugh

The Republican-controlled Senate Judiciary Committee Tuesday announced a vote on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh for as early as 9:30 a.m. Friday, just hours after he and one of his accusers, Christine Blasey Ford, are scheduled to tell senators their dramatically different stories about her allegation

Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to meet on Thursday
Trump, Deputy Attorney General Rosenstein to meet on Thursday

President Trump will meet with his deputy attorney general later this week after the two spoke, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders says.

Second Woman Accuses Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct In New Yorker Bombshell
Second Woman Accuses Brett Kavanaugh Of Sexual Misconduct In New Yorker Bombshell

Deborah Ramirez, 53, told The New Yorker it happened at a dorm room party during Yale's 1983-84 school year.

Kavanaugh, Ford will testify in open hearing Thursday
Kavanaugh, Ford will testify in open hearing Thursday

The Senate Judiciary Committee has scheduled a hearing Thursday for Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and Christine Blasey Ford, a woman who says he sexually assaulted her as a teenager, agreeing to a date and time after nearly a week of uncertainty over whether Ford would appear at all. The agreement

Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify before Senate committee next week
Kavanaugh accuser agrees to testify before Senate committee next week

Christine Blasey Ford, who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, has agreed to testify before the Senate Judiciary Committee next week. Certain details appear to remain outstanding, including which day Ford will testify -- Thursday, as she had asked for, or Wednesday,

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