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Ryan Shows Fundraising Vigor Amid Retirement Concerns

Thursday  15:27,   19 april 2018
Real Clear Politics

Paul Ryan headlined three fundraisers for Republican congressional candidates in Washington Wednesday, a demonstration of strength a week after his surprise retirement announcement set off concerns about whether the speaker could continue his pace[...]

Ryan Shows Fundraising Vigor Amid Retirement Concerns

Thursday  15:26,   19 april 2018
Real Clear Politics

Paul Ryan headlined three fundraisers for Republican congressional candidates in Washington Wednesday, a demonstration of strength a week after his surprise retirement announcement set off concerns about whether the speaker could continue his pace[...]

Arizona’s Special Election Heads to Home Stretch

Thursday  15:17,   19 april 2018
Roll Call

Rep. Trent Franks resigned in December amid allegations that he sexually harassed female staffers. Next week, no matter which party wins the race to replace the Arizona Republican, a woman will be elected to succeed him. The April 24[...]

Democrats see Wisconsin as proving ground for party revival

Thursday  15:07,   19 april 2018
Associated Press

Margo Miller thanked her hosts, covered herself in a blue poncho and headed back into the driving sleet Saturday morning, with more doors to knock in this rural subdivision but with another new volunteer's name on her clipboard.Miller and about[...]

Dems walk tightrope on Pompeo nomination

Thursday  13:40,   19 april 2018
The Hill

Democrats are navigating a political minefield as they weigh their support for Mike Pompeo's nomination as secretary of State. With Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) opposed and Sen. John McCain (R-Ariz.) absent, Democrats have the power to block the[...]

House, Senate GOP compete for cash

Thursday  13:40,   19 april 2018
The Hill

The Republican National Committee's (RNC) midterm plan has sparked grumbles in the Senate over whether it puts too much of an emphasis on saving the House majority.The fears were aggravated by a story from The Associated Press highlighting the[...]

Trump’s former attorney warned him not to trust Cohen: report

Thursday  07:36,   19 april 2018
The Hill

One of President Trump's former attorneys said he urged the president not to trust Michael Cohen to fully protect him, and warned that Cohen would eventually cooperate with federal prosecutors.The attorney, Jay Goldberg, told the Wall Street[...]

Haley spat fuels political chatter around White House

Thursday  07:36,   19 april 2018
The Hill

Nikki Haley’s public spat with the White House has underscored Trump World’s obsession about the political ambitions of people in the president’s orbit.Haley, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, raised eyebrows Tuesday when she hit back at[...]

James Comey faces the public's questions at New York book event

Thursday  05:02,   19 april 2018
CNN

Former FBI Director James Comey answered New Yorkers' questions on moral leadership, regret and Hillary Clinton's emails on Wednesday night for the first time since his book was released. Answering questions written by audience members on[...]

Trump decided to abandon plans for more Russia sanctions

Thursday  04:50,   19 april 2018
CNN

President Donald Trump personally made the decision to abandon plans to impose more sanctions on Russia for supporting Syria's chemical weapons attack on civilians, according to three senior administration officials and a source familiar with[...]

Trump Says Mueller, Rosenstein 'Still Here' and Blasts Probe

Thursday  04:15,   19 april 2018
Bloomberg

President Donald Trump said Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and Special Counsel Robert Mueller “are still here” despite talk that he would fire them, and he predicted a quick end to the investigation into Russian tampering with the 2016[...]

Trump allies press Rosenstein in private meeting in latest sign of tensions

Thursday  04:11,   19 april 2018
MSN

The meeting came just days after a warning that House Republicans could impeach Rosenstein if he does not meet GOP demands.Rosenstein’s meeting at his office Monday with Reps. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) came days after[...]

Trump allies press Rosenstein in private meeting in latest sign of tensions

Thursday  04:10,   19 april 2018
MSN

The meeting came just days after a warning that House Republicans could impeach Rosenstein if he does not meet GOP demands.Rosenstein’s meeting at his office Monday with Reps. Mark Meadows (R-N.C.) and Rep. Jim Jordan (R-Ohio) came days after[...]

House Judiciary chair plans to subpoena to get Comey memos

Thursday  04:10,   19 april 2018
CNN

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to issue a subpoena to the Justice Department demanding memos fired FBI Director James Comey wrote memorializing his conversations with President Donald Trump, according to two sources briefed[...]

House Judiciary chair plans to subpoena to get Comey memos

Thursday  04:10,   19 april 2018
CNN

House Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte plans to issue a subpoena to the Justice Department demanding memos fired FBI Director James Comey wrote memorializing his conversations with President Donald Trump, according to two sources briefed[...]