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People Donald Trump legal team looking to investigate Robert Mueller aides
Author: 0 Donald Trump legal team looking to investigate Robert Mueller aides

Grassley's office says he and the committee's top Democrat, Dianne Feinstein of California, want "voluntary co-operation " but have not ruled out subpoenas to force participation in the hearing. Separately, Trump is considering appointing Wall Street financier and long-time supporter Anthony Scaramucci as his White House communications director, according to a senior White House official.

People President Trump frustrated by continued 'witch-hunt' of Russian Federation probe: White House
Author: 0 President Trump frustrated by continued 'witch-hunt' of Russian Federation probe: White House

Justice Department spokeswoman Sarah Isgur Flores says Sessions stands by his previous assertion that he never had conversations with Russian officials about any type of interference with the election. Newspaper reports said Trump's lawyers are reviewing ways to limit or undermine the special counsel. US President Donald Trump's son, Donald Trump Jr., son-in-law Jared Kushner and former campaign manager Paul Manafort have been asked to appear before US Senate committees next week ...

People Senate gives early OK to must-pass
Author: 0 Senate gives early OK to must-pass "sunset" legislation

After a brief pause on the floor to complete some paperwork, the first of the two bills, SB 20 was voted on and passed 31-0. The speaker, who compared Abbott's special session priorities to a "pile of manure" during a speech to the Texas Association of School Boards last month, told reporters Thursday that he doesn't feel pressure from the Senate.

People White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns after 6 months
Author: 0 White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer resigns after 6 months

Incoming White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders during an on-camera briefing Friday was pressed over the issue of whether or not Trump would pardon himself or other White House staffers if the FBI's investigation into Russian Federation ever came down to that.

Author: 0 Women are paying more attention to politics with Trump in charge

The GOP majority in the House and Senate is large enough to pass the legislation, but as is now obvious, there aren't enough Republican members prepared to back their party's regressive and unpopular bill. "So I think it makes it more perilous". The House Budget Committee released its fiscal 2018 budget resolution Tuesday with reconciliation instructions for a deficit neutral tax overhaul and $203 billion in mandatory savings.

People Sean Spicer: Trump Didn't Want Me To Leave
Author: 0 Sean Spicer: Trump Didn't Want Me To Leave

The White House released official announcements about Sean Spicer , Anthony Scaramucci and Sarah Huckabee Sanders Friday evening. Spicer tendered his resignation Friday morning, after Trump officially hired Scaramucci - a wealthy financier from NY - as communications director .

People Trump to help commission USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship
Author: 0 Trump to help commission USS Gerald R. Ford, a $12.9 billion warship

Her predecessor, CVN 65, the longest naval vessel ever built (and the world's first nuclear-powered aircraft carrier), was decommissioned February 3, 2017, after over 55 years of service. Ford became president after Richard Nixon stepped down amid the Watergate scandal in 1977. The new technology and warfighting capabilities that Ford brings will transform naval warfare, making us a more lethal Navy.

People Sean Spicer show ends in protest over hire
Author: 0 Sean Spicer show ends in protest over hire

Spicer has been serving a dual role as press secretary and communications director since Dubke left. Spicer had expected any new communication director would report to him. Priebus and Bannon opposed Scaramucci hiring . A Wall Street personal, Scaramucci said he is an incrementalist. Scaramucci said to laughter, referring to the president.

Author: 0 President Trump looks into pardoning himself, his family and aides

Russian diplomats are known to sometimes relay inaccurate information in case it's intercepted, but USA officials say Kislyak is usually accurate. Next week, Trump's eldest son, his son-in-law and White House adviser, and a former campaign chairman are to appear before Senate committees investigating Russian meddling.

People Salmonella outbreak linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas, One dead in NYC
Author: 0 Salmonella outbreak linked to Yellow Maradol Papayas, One dead in NYC

Twelve people in New Jersey and 13 people in NY have been infected, officials say - more than any other states affected by the outbreak, which has also hit 10 other states, including Pennsylvania, Massachusetts and Maryland. Salmonella can infect anyone - but young children, older adults and people with weakened immune systems are the most likely to have severe infections.

Author: 0 GOP health bill: Another 22 million could lose insurance

The top Republican added that while it is "pretty obvious we have had some difficulty in getting 50 votes to proceed", he intends to "vote on the motion to proceed next week". The last ditch effort comes only a day after Republicans attempted to force a vote on a straight repeal of Obamacare - an effort which failed when 3 Republicans came out against the effort.

People Egypt sentences 28 to death over top prosecutor killing
Author: 0 Egypt sentences 28 to death over top prosecutor killing

Prosecutor-general Hisham Barakat was killed in a vehicle bomb attack on his convoy in eastern Cairo in June 2015. Two militants were killed on Friday in a shootout with police in the Egyptian province of Fayyoum. Sixty-seven people were charged in connection with the assassination, with the general prosecution accusing defendants - who it says are members of the outlawed Muslim Brotherhood group - of conspiring with members of Gaza's Hamas to kill the top prosecutor.

People Assessing the stock market for: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP)
Author: 0 Assessing the stock market for: Union Pacific Corporation (NYSE: UNP)

The institutional investor owned 1,221,939 shares of the railroad operator's stock after buying an additional 815 shares during the period. Finally, Independent Advisor Alliance bought a new position in shares of Union Pacific Corporation during the fourth quarter valued at about $187,000.

People Trump Sets New Low for Second-Quarter Job Approval
Author: 0 Trump Sets New Low for Second-Quarter Job Approval

In his second quarter, he has garnered only 8% approval from Democrats when compared to 34% of Independents and 85% of Republicans. Trump's average approval rating for his second quarter in office, 38.8%, is more than five percentage points lower than the next closest president, Bill Clinton at 44%.

Author: 0 CBO: Newest GOP Obamacare repeal bill causes 32m more uninsured, doubles premiums

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell addressed reporters after the lunch to announce that next week the Senate will be voting on a motion to proceed on the legislation. Yet regardless of how the Senate decides to move forward with repealing the ACA, any plan that would repeal major pieces of the healthcare law without an immediate replacement appears doomed to fail.

Author: 0 Intel intercepts show Sessions discussed Trump campaign with Russian ambassador

The Post cited one United States official as saying Sessions provided "misleading" statements that were "contradicted by other evidence". Though it has been confirmed that the Attorney General has met Kislyak at least two times in 2016, Sessions has repeatedly denied that they had any substantive exchanges.

Author: 0 CBO: Out-of-pocket health costs would skyrocket under revised BCRA

The retention of some Affordable Care Act taxes that the previous version of the bill would have eliminated, the CBO notes, is the main reason why this new version of the BCRA is estimated to result in larger savings. Ted Cruz (R-Tex.), which would allow insurers to sell minimal plans with limited benefits and lower premiums. Many health experts have warned it would destabilize the market, though.

People German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq
Author: 0 German runaway girl who converted to Islam found in Iraq

Like Fatima, hundreds of women at refugee camps look around with hopeless eyes, these women live day after day not knowing what the future holds or if they have one. She started to cover her hair and wear long gowns before she disappeared from her family's home. The woman, believed to be in her thirties, was arrested on July 9 along with her two sons and two daughters in a basement in Mosul's Old City, according to the Iraqi intelligence officials.

Author: 0 Police 'ready for any situation' amid huge Muslim protests in Jerusalem

An Israeli army spokesperson told Ma'an that a Palestinian attempted to stab Israeli soldiers at an Israeli military checkpoint near Tuqu, adding that soldiers shot and killed the man. In a Facebook post on Friday, Omar al-Abed said he was avenging what he called Israel's "desecration" of a Jerusalem shrine. "I love life and I love to make others happy, but what is my life when women and children are being murdered and when our Al-Aqsa (Mosque) is being stained?" In the report released ...

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