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In this March 24, 2019 photo, The White House is seen behind security barriers in Washington. A White House official turned whistleblower says dozens of people in President Donald Trump’s administration were granted access to classified information despite “disqualifying issues” in their backgrounds including concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct. (AP Photo/Cliff Owen)
April 02, 2019 - 10:56 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A career official in the White House security office says dozens of people in President Donald Trump's administration were granted security clearances despite "disqualifying issues" in their backgrounds, including concerns about foreign influence, drug use and criminal conduct...
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NATO Secretary General Jens Stoltenberg speaks during a media conference after a meeting of the NATO-Russia Council at NATO headquarters in Brussels, Friday, Jan. 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Virginia Mayo)
January 27, 2019 - 11:43 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — NATO's secretary-general says President Donald Trump is "committed" to the military alliance and that his "clear message" about members contributing more money is "having an impact." Trump in the past has suggested he could probably withdraw from NATO if he wanted to, and he's...
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AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta
January 19, 2019 - 1:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Seeking a shutdown solution, President Donald Trump was expected to announce Saturday that in exchange for money for his promised U.S.-Mexico border wall he was open to trading protections for young people brought to America illegally as children. Democrats have previously...
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FILE - In this Oct. 25, 2018 file photo, Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand, D-N.Y., speaks during the New York Senate debate hosted by WABC-TV, in New York. Gillibrand is expected to take steps toward launching a presidential campaign in the coming days by forming an exploratory committee, according to several people familiar with her plans. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, Pool, File)
January 15, 2019 - 5:32 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Sen. Kirsten Gillibrand has taken a major step toward announcing a presidential bid, saying she is launching an exploratory committee for a White House run. The 52-year-old New York Democrat said Tuesday on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert": "It's an important first step and it's...
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AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin
January 11, 2019 - 8:51 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The New York Times reports that law enforcement officials became so concerned by President Donald Trump's behavior in the days after he fired FBI Director James Comey that they began investigating whether he had been working for Russia against U.S. interests. The report, published...
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President Donald Trump speaks in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, after a meeting with Congressional leaders on border security, as the government shutdown continues Friday, Jan. 4, 2019, as Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen, Vice President Mike Pence, House Minority Whip Steve Scalise of La., and House Minority Leader Kevin McCarthy of Calif., listen. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
January 05, 2019 - 11:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Federal agencies have been directed to hold off enacting pay raises for top administration officials during a government shutdown that has left hundreds of thousands of federal workers without pay. The guidance was issued Friday in a memo from Margaret Weichert, the acting...
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January 04, 2019 - 9:55 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — White House senior staff will be gathering over the weekend at the Camp David presidential compound for a "staff retreat" to discuss the administration's priorities for 2019. And White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders says President Trump will be joining them and...
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Mulvaney
(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta, File)
December 14, 2018 - 5:01 pm
President Donald Trump on Friday picked budget director Mick Mulvaney to be his next chief of staff, ending a chaotic search for a new chief of staff that had been inching forward with the feel of an unfolding reality TV show.
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