Politics

President Donald Trump
AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster
July 23, 2018 - 2:32 pm
President Donald Trump on Monday tried to cast fresh doubt Monday on the federal investigation into Russian election interference in the 2016 presidential election, calling it a "fraud and a hoax designed to target Trump" and demanding an immediate end to the "Witch Hunt."
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Donald Trump
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July 23, 2018 - 7:01 am
The White House on Monday blamed Iranian President Hassan Rouhani for inciting a war of words with President Donald Trump, who warned that verbal threats could escalate into military conflict with the U.S.
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(AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)
July 22, 2018 - 12:52 pm
President Donald Trump asserted without evidence Sunday that newly released documents relating to the wiretapping of his onetime campaign adviser Carter Page "confirm with little doubt" that intelligence agencies misled the court that approved the warrant.
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Mike Pompeo
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July 20, 2018 - 5:21 pm
NEW YORK ( CBS News ) -- U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said Friday that he and President Trump remain "upbeat about the prospects of denuclearization of North Korea" and that "progress is happening." On what the U.S. needs to see happen going forward, Pompeo said, laughing, "It is really...
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Dreamstime
July 20, 2018 - 2:38 pm
Gov. Phil Murphy signed a bill Friday sharply limiting where people can smoke at public beaches and parks.
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Michael Cohen
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July 20, 2018 - 12:48 pm
Two months before the November 2016 election, longtime Trump attorney Michael Cohen secretly recorded a conversation with then-candidate Donald Trump about payments to former Playboy model Karen McDougal, the New York Times reported Friday.
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Putin Gives Trump Soccer Ball
Xinhua/Sipa USA
July 20, 2018 - 6:55 am
Cleanup has continued from Monday's two-hour private meeting in Helsinki, Finland, with Trump belatedly saying Putin's "incredible offer" of shared U.S.-Russia investigations was no good after all.
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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
White House/Twitter
July 19, 2018 - 7:42 pm
White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a tweet Thursday that President Donald Trump has asked his national security adviser to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington, D.C. in the fall.
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New York State Capitol
Dreamstime
July 19, 2018 - 2:41 pm
New York state and several other states are suing the Trump administration, after being denied public safety grants over immigration policy.
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Donald Trump, Vladimir Putin
White House/Twitter
July 19, 2018 - 6:28 am
Russian politicians are rallying behind Vladimir Putin and denouncing American suggestions that the translator at his meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump be interrogated about what they discussed privately.
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