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[l] at 6/15/19 5:10pm
A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry.

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[l] at 6/15/19 2:01pm
A senior Democrat on a congressional panel seeking President Donald Trump's tax returns warned on Saturday that the current Congress may not see the long-sought tax documents without launching an impeachment inquiry.

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[l] at 6/15/19 1:39pm
Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for their party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination appeared at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state.

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[l] at 6/15/19 11:05am
The Trump administration and Congress still owe the District of Columbia government $7 million for expenses related to the 2017 presidential inauguration, the Washington Post reported on Friday, raising questions about who will foot the bill for the president's planned July 4 speech at the Lincoln Memorial.

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[l] at 6/15/19 4:13am
Four of the two dozen Democrats vying for the party's 2020 U.S. presidential nomination will appear at a Black Economic Alliance forum in Charleston, South Carolina, on Saturday, with an eye on the key role black voters will play in the early-voting state.

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[l] at 6/14/19 5:50pm
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday urged Lockheed Martin Corp to keep open its Sikorsky helicopter plant in Coatesville, Pennsylvania, a week after the weapons maker announced the planned closure of the facility.

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[l] at 6/14/19 4:40pm
Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke kicked off a campaign swing through South Carolina on Friday by pledging support for reparations for descendants of slaves and addressing climate change at a town hall with members of the Gullah Geechee Nation.

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[l] at 6/14/19 3:35pm
U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin did not violate the law by refusing to provide President Donald Trump's tax returns to Congress because the confidentiality of returns is protected under the law, the Justice Department said in a legal opinion released on Friday.

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[l] at 6/14/19 1:32pm
President Donald Trump said on Friday he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, a day after a federal watchdog accused her of breaking U.S. law by making political statements in her official role and called for her ouster.

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[l] at 6/14/19 11:43am
U.S. Democratic presidential frontrunner Joe Biden will appear on the same stage with Bernie Sanders, Kamala Harris, Pete Buttigieg and six other rivals during the second of two nights of candidate debates scheduled for later this month in Miami.

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[l] at 6/14/19 11:06am
A U.S. appeals court ruled on Friday that the U.S. government cannot deny access to abortions for unaccompanied immigrant minors in federal custody, delivering a blow to a Trump administration policy.

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[l] at 6/14/19 10:46am
Two Midwest senators said on Friday they have introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's opaque biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-waivers-investigated-idUSKCN1SS2VY by threatening ethanol demand.

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[l] at 6/14/19 7:44am
Democratic presidential hopeful Elizabeth Warren is proposing creating a $7 billion fund to provide grants to help more minorities start their own business, she announced on Friday.

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[l] at 6/14/19 7:05am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday said he would not fire White House adviser Kellyanne Conway, despite the conclusion by a U.S. government watchdog that she repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political statements in her official White House post.

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[l] at 6/14/19 6:51am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Friday reversed course over whether he would report any foreign interference in a political campaign to U.S. law enforcement, telling Fox News in an interview that he would "of course" contact authorities.

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[l] at 6/14/19 6:49am
Former White House lawyer Don McGahn "may have been confused" during his testimony as part of U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, President Donald Trump said in an interview broadcast on Friday.

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[l] at 6/14/19 6:27am
Two Midwest senators said Friday they had introduced a bill to reform the Environmental Protection Agency's biofuel waiver program, which the corn industry says helps oil companies at the expense of farmers https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-epa-biofuels/u-s-lawmaker-wants-epas-use-of-biofuel-waivers-investigated-idUSKCN1SS2VY by threatening ethanol demand.

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[l] at 6/14/19 5:38am
China summoned a senior U.S. diplomat on Friday to lodge a formal complaint about U.S. comments on Hong Kong, after proposed U.S. legislation that would require the government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory.

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[l] at 6/14/19 3:07am
U.S. lawmakers on Thursday responded to the crisis in Hong Kong over a proposed extradition law with China by introducing legislation that would require the U.S. government to justify the continuation of special treatment for the territory.

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[l] at 6/13/19 7:00pm
Against the backdrop of Yellowstone's Old Faithful Geyser, U.S. Vice President Mike Pence on Thursday urged Congress to dedicate billions of dollars in federal energy revenues for repairs to aging facilities at America's national parks.

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[l] at 6/13/19 5:38pm
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who channeled his combativeness toward the news media, will leave her job at month's end for a possible political future in her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 5:07pm
Democratic presidential hopeful Joe Biden on Thursday took umbrage with e-commerce giant Amazon.com Inc's $0 federal tax bill in 2018 and said no company making billions in profits should pay a lower tax rate than firefighters and teachers.

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[l] at 6/13/19 4:34pm
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump who became one of his closest advisers, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 4:28pm
A sitting U.S. governor will be left off the stage when the Democratic Party holds its pivotal first debate in Miami later this month.

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[l] at 6/13/19 2:51pm
White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders, a fierce loyalist of President Donald Trump, will leave her job at the end of the month to return to her home state of Arkansas, Trump said on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 1:57pm
The wife of a U.S. representative pleaded guilty on Thursday to federal charges alleging misuse of $250,000 in campaign funds and agreed to cooperate with prosecutors who are also bringing charges against her husband.

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[l] at 6/13/19 1:46pm
Paul Manafort, U.S. President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman, will ask a judge to dismiss criminal charges against him in New York, his lawyer told Reuters, in a case that will test the state's double jeopardy protections.

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[l] at 6/13/19 12:32pm
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region.

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[l] at 6/13/19 12:17pm
The U.S. Senate on Thursday confirmed former Air Force General David Stilwell to be the State Department's top diplomat for East Asia, a post that had remained unfilled for more than two years despite major challenges in the region.

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[l] at 6/13/19 11:43am
Democratic lawmakers accused President Donald Trump on Thursday of giving Russia the green light to interfere in the 2020 U.S. presidential race, while a top Republican ally said Trump was wrong to say he would accept political dirt from foreign sources.

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[l] at 6/13/19 11:16am
A U.S. government watchdog agency on Thursday recommended Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, be fired for repeatedly violating U.S. law with political comments while serving in the White House.

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[l] at 6/13/19 11:14am
The White House said a U.S. government watchdog agency should withdraw its report calling for White House adviser Kellyanne Conway to be fired for repeated violations of U.S. law, according to a letter released on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 10:09am
Kellyanne Conway, a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, repeatedly violated U.S. law by making political comments while serving in the White House and should be removed from the federal workforce, the U.S. Office of Special Counsel (OSC) said on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 9:53am
U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Thursday blasted President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election but stopped short of saying they could trigger impeachment.

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[l] at 6/13/19 9:22am
U.S. President Donald Trump's comments saying that he would take assistance from a foreign entity ahead of the 2020 election were an insult to American democracy, U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 9:17am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing.

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[l] at 6/13/19 7:11am
The U.S. House of Representatives' Intelligence Committee has issued subpoenas against former White House adviser Michael Flynn and President Donald Trump's former deputy campaign chairman Rick Gates, the panel said in a statement on Thursday.

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[l] at 6/13/19 6:38am
U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday praised his former adviser Michael Flynn, who had pleaded guilty as part of the federal Russia investigation, and offered him "good luck" one day before an update was due in the case ahead of sentencing.

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[l] at 6/13/19 4:03am
Democratic presidential contender Elizabeth Warren is churning out reams of policy proposals on everything from daycare to manufacturing. But despite her piles of written plans, she has yet to tackle trade.

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[l] at 6/12/19 6:48pm
President Donald Trump said on Wednesday he would see nothing wrong in accepting damaging information on a U.S. political opponent if it were offered to his re-election campaign by a foreign government.

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[l] at 6/12/19 6:18pm
Groups challenging the Trump administration's contentious decision to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census on Wednesday asked the Supreme Court to consider delaying a ruling on the issue in light of new evidence.

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[l] at 6/12/19 4:15pm
A U.S. congressional committee on Wednesday unanimously approved legislation to extend the fund compensating first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks on the World Trade Center for the next 70 years, a move that would avoid steep benefit reductions over a lack of money.

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[l] at 6/12/19 4:00pm
A U.S. House committee voted on Wednesday in favor of holding two of President Donald Trump's closest advisers in contempt of Congress for defying congressional subpoenas related to an effort to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census.

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[l] at 6/12/19 3:42pm
Former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, once a close aide to President Donald Trump, agreed to give a closed-door interview to the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee on June 19, the panel's chairman said on Wednesday.

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[l] at 6/12/19 3:31pm
The Republican chairman of the Senate's antitrust panel criticized plans by the Justice Department and Federal Trade Commission to potentially investigate four of the biggest U.S. tech firms.

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[l] at 6/12/19 2:54pm
The U.S. House Oversight Committee voted on Wednesday to approve contempt of Congress citations against Attorney General William Barr and Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross for defying congressional subpoenas related to the U.S. Census.

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[l] at 6/12/19 2:34pm
U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders, under fire for his democratic socialist views, defended his philosophy on Wednesday as a natural extension of former President Franklin Roosevelt's New Deal and accused his Republican critics of "corporate socialism."

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[l] at 6/12/19 2:15pm
Like numerous U.S. presidents before him, Donald Trump has invoked the legal doctrine known as executive privilege to try to block congressional investigators from getting access to certain documents and witnesses they are seeking.

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[l] at 6/12/19 2:00pm
Republican members of Congress pushed back on Wednesday against President Donald Trump's plan to sell $8 billion in weapons to Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates, saying it was "unfortunate" the administration used an emergency declaration to avoid Congressional review.

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[l] at 6/12/19 1:58pm
A power that the U.S. Congress has not wielded since the 1930s may remain unused for a while longer as Democrats turn to the courts -- not long-dormant rules -- to press home investigations of President Donald Trump and his administration.

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[l] at 6/12/19 1:52pm
Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring.

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[l] at 6/12/19 1:24pm
Howard Schultz, the former CEO of Starbucks who began building an independent campaign for president earlier this year, announced on Wednesday that he was pausing his bid after undergoing three back surgeries this spring.

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[l] at 6/12/19 12:56pm
President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents on adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. census, defying a House panel's subpoena in another move to stonewall Democratic lawmakers' investigations.

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[l] at 6/12/19 12:18pm
The United States on Wednesday named veteran diplomat Donald Booth as its envoy to Sudan amid an international push for a peaceful transition after the overthrow of former President Omar al-Bashir.

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[l] at 6/12/19 11:44am
Democratic presidential candidate Kamala Harris on Wednesday said she would shield six million undocumented immigrants from deportation, a significant expansion of an Obama-era program protecting "Dreamers" brought to the United States as children.

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[l] at 6/12/19 11:14am
Former U.S. national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired Sidney Powell, a fierce critic of Special Counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, as his new attorney, Powell's office said in a statement.

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[l] at 6/12/19 10:55am
Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, appeared for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday and then told reporters his responses were the same as during a 2017 appearance before the committee.

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[l] at 6/12/19 9:51am
President Donald Trump asserted executive privilege on Wednesday to keep under wraps documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, defying a U.S. House committee in another move to stonewall Democrats' multiple investigations of the president.

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[l] at 6/12/19 8:48am
President Donald Trump has asserted executive privilege in refusing to turn over to a U.S. House committee certain documents related to adding a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S. Census, the Justice Department said in a letter to the committee on Wednesday.

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[l] at 6/12/19 8:33am
Donald Trump Jr., the eldest son of U.S. President Donald Trump, arrived on Wednesday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee that was likely to focus on a Moscow Trump Tower project and a meeting with a Russian lawyer who claimed to have information helpful for his father's 2016 campaign.

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[l] at 6/12/19 4:20am
Democratic presidential hopeful Beto O'Rourke on Wednesday outlined his proposal to improve gay rights in the United States and to reverse what he called "discriminatory policies" under President Donald Trump.

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