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Republican immigration fight: House leaders search for a path forward

Monday  13:51,   21 may 2018
cnn

Last September, Paul Ryan had an idea. The House speaker gathered together a group of Republican thought leaders on immigration and border security and gave them a mission: agree on something. They couldn't. Almost exactly eight months later, on[...]

RNC paid nearly half a million dollars to law firm representing Hope Hicks and others in Russia probes

Monday  06:15,   21 may 2018
msn

The latest disclosure by the Republican National Committee adds to the mounting legal fees associated with the Russia investigations.The RNC's $451,780 payment to Trout Cacheris & Janis adds to the mounting legal fees associated with the[...]

The Trump team's amazing, evolving Russia defense

Monday  03:35,   21 may 2018
cnn

When it comes to the Russia investigation, it's not so much that the Trump team has a habit of "moving the goalposts," but that those goalposts have been rigged to roller skates and pushed downhill toward what feels like an inevitable[...]

Mueller Plans to Wrap Up Obstruction Inquiry Into Trump by Sept. 1, Giuliani Says

Monday  00:10,   21 may 2018
nytimes

<p>The special counsel plans to finish by Sept. 1 its investigation into whether President Trump obstructed the Russia inquiry, according to the president’s lawyer Rudolph W. Giuliani, who said on Sunday that waiting any longer would risk[...]

Donald Trump said 11 false things in just 5 tweets Sunday morning

Sunday  23:07,   20 may 2018
cnn

On Sunday morning, President Donald Trump tweeted. And tweeted. And tweeted. Between 9:04 am and 9:37 am, Trump sent 5 tweets -- all around the same basic theme: He is being unfairly persecuted by special counsel Robert Mueller even as Mueller and[...]

CBS News Nation Tracker poll: Americans give Trump credit for good economy, mixed reviews on N.K.

Sunday  20:45,   20 may 2018
cbsnews

In midterms, Bernie Sanders carries influence for Democrats; Republicans want candidates close to TrumpAs Congressional primaries continue and Americans look ahead six months to their midterm votes, President Donald Trump looks like a positive[...]

Investigators finally get look at materials from Cohen raid

Sunday  19:30,   20 may 2018
msn

Criminal investigators are finally getting to study materials seized in raids on the home and office of President Donald Trump's personal lawyer.Load[...]

German companies worry Trump moving toward 'America Alone'

Sunday  19:00,   20 may 2018
reuters

German companies are concerned that U.S. President Donald Trump is increasingly thinking only of America rather than just putting his country first, the head of Germany's DIHK Chambers of Commerce told media. The United States has pulled out of[...]

Stacey v. Stacey: Georgia Democrats choose between competing strategies for Trump era

Sunday  18:01,   20 may 2018
nbcnews

Stacey Evans and Stacey Abrams have a lot in common. But the gubernatorial candidates represent two radically different paths for Democrats out of the wilderness.Each Stacey has inspiring personal stories — Abrams was one of six children in a black[...]

Out of Prison, Back to Congress? Michael Grimm Is Trying on Staten Island

Sunday  17:26,   20 may 2018
nytimes

After pleading guilty to tax fraud, Mr. Grimm gave up his seat in 2014. Now he’s running to reclaim his Staten Island House seat.“I’m overblown,” Michael Grimm, the former congressman and federal tax felon, told a crowd of more than 100 supporters[...]

The Memo: Will Mueller play hardball with Trump?

Sunday  15:56,   20 may 2018
thehill

Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to interview President Trump — but how far is he willing to go to get that testimony?Special counsel Robert Mueller wants to interview President Trump - but how far is he willing to go to get the president's[...]

Melania Trump released from the hospital after kidney procedure

Saturday  18:15,   19 may 2018
cnn

First lady Melania Trump was released from the hospital Saturday morning, her office confirmed. "The first lady returned home to the White House this morning. She is resting comfortably and remains in high spirits," said Stephanie Grisham, the[...]

These 7 Women Could Help Democrats Win Congress. (And Here’s How the Republicans Plan to Stop Them.)

Saturday  15:05,   19 may 2018
nytimes

Pennsylvania has had an all-male congressional delegation since 2015. After victories by several women this week, that may change in November.A victory by any of them would be a pivotal moment for Pennsylvania, which has had an all-male[...]

Trump speaks at White House discussion on prison reform

Friday  19:29,   18 may 2018
cbsnews

The president has taken a tough-on-crime approach to officeLoad[...]

White House, House GOP leaders reopen talks on immigration

Friday  05:20,   18 may 2018
msn

The election-year uprising by Republican moderates forced Ryan and the White House to revive talks on the divisive issue. It was unclear if any compromise could secure the votes.Load[...]