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Gina Haspel Confirmation Hearing
Jack Gruber-USA TODAY
May 09, 2018 - 1:33 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS 880/CBS News) -- Senate Intelligence Committee confirmation hearings were held Wednesday for Gina Haspel , President Donald Trump’s pick to lead the CIA. More From CBS News Haspel was adamant throughout her confirmation hearing on Wednesday that she would not restart previous "...
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Rep. Eliot Engel, Rep. Lee Zeldin
Engel: Ron Sachs/CNP/AdMedia/Sipa USA; Zeldin: Jack Gruber-USA TODAY NETWORK
May 08, 2018 - 4:35 pm
Local members of Congress weighed in Tuesday afternoon in the wake of President Donald Trump’s decision to withdraw the U.S. from the Iran nuclear accord.
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President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Evan Vucci
May 08, 2018 - 10:41 am
President Donald Trump announced Tuesday that the United States will indeed be pulling out of the landmark nuclear accord with Iran.
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Gas Pump
Dreamstime
May 07, 2018 - 8:58 pm
Oil prices have jumped 10 percent in the past month, and in turn, gasoline prices are on the rise.
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Don Blankenship
AP Photo/Steve Helber, File
May 07, 2018 - 8:27 pm
CHARLESTON, W.Va. (WCBS 880/CBS News/AP) -- In a tweet Monday, President Donald Trump urged West Virginia Republicans to reject Don Blankenship in the GOP Senate primary coming up Tuesday. Blankenship a former coal executive and an ex-convict who has made controversial and racially charged remarks...
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Hawaii Lava Fire
Trevor Hughes-USA TODAY
May 07, 2018 - 6:10 pm
The lava from the eruption of Hawaii’s Kilauea Volcano had swallowed at least 31 homes and other structures Monday, and it shows no signs of slowing down.
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Rudy Giuliani
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File
May 07, 2018 - 4:32 pm
President Donald Trump’s new attorney, former Mayor Rudolph Giuliani, now says the president may not testify if he is subpoenaed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller in the Russia investigation.
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President Donald Trump
Zach Gibson
May 07, 2018 - 2:56 pm
President Donald Trump announced on Twitter that he will announce his decision on the Iran nuclear deal on Tuesday.
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Donald Trump
AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite
May 07, 2018 - 2:12 pm
President Donald Trump on Monday defended his choice to run the CIA, tweeting that Gina Haspel has come under fire “because she was too tough on terrorists.”
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Gina Haspel
The OSS Society, Inc. via USA TODAY NETWORK
May 06, 2018 - 4:00 pm
President Donald Trump’s pick to pick the CIA, Gina Hapsel, reportedly offered to withdraw her nomination after a White House meeting focusing on her past role in interrogation programs, according to the Washington Post.
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