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Senate Democrats sue to block Whitaker from serving as acting AG

A trio of Senate Democrats are suing to challenge President Donald Trump’s appointment of Matt Whitaker as acting attorney general, saying the move was unconstitutional….

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Trump blasts ‘little Adam Schitt’ on Twitter

Rep. Adam Schiff — along with “Crooked Hillary Clinton,” “Cryin’ Chuck Schumer” and “Crazy Maxine Waters” — has long been a target of mockery on…

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Trump’s Mexico-Canada deal hits trouble in Congress

President Donald Trump may be touting his trade deal with Canada and Mexico as a victory, but emerging complaints from liberals and conservatives are threatening…

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Incoming House freshmen spar over Trump’s border policy

Reps.-elect Dan Crenshaw (R-Texas) and Joe Neguse (D-Colo.) are already going head-to-head over President Donald Trump’s decision to send troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, giving…

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Progressives back Pelosi for speaker — in return for more power

It wasn’t a coincidence that moments after Nancy Pelosi promised progressive House leaders more power in the next Congress, a host of liberal groups announced…

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Incoming committee chairs launch probe into Whitaker’s involvement with patent company

A team of House Democrats who will assume high-profile committee chairmanships next year has opened an investigation into Acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker’s involvement with…

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Flake to oppose Trump’s judicial picks to protect Mueller

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) vowed Wednesday to oppose President Donald Trump’s judicial nominees until GOP leaders allow a vote on legislation protecting special counsel Robert…

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Republicans block Yemen war vote by sneaking rule change on to wildlife bill

As opposition to US involvement in war grows, House Republicans opted for rare procedural ploy that could prevent a vote Congressional Republicans have used a…

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