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January 23, 2019 - 12:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A powerful House committee now led by Democrats is opening an investigation into how security clearances have been handled in President Donald Trump's White House and 2016 presidential transition. The inquiry by the House Oversight and Reform Committee, announced Wednesday, takes...
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December 03, 2018 - 7:32 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director Gina Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill to brief Senate leaders Tuesday on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh their next steps in possibly punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing. The CIA director is set to meet Republican...
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Sen. Bob Menendez, D-N.J., speaks to members of the media after leaving a closed door meeting about Saudi Arabia with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 29, 2018 - 12:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal that they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37 vote, the Senate opted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the...
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Secretary of State Mike Pompeo walks up to the microphones to speak to members of the media after leaving a closed door meeting about Saudi Arabia, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, on Capitol Hill in Washington. Senators who have grown increasingly uneasy with the U.S. response to Saudi Arabia after the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi grilled top administration officials at a closed-door briefing that could determine how far Congress goes in punishing the longtime Middle East ally. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
November 28, 2018 - 5:54 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Defying President Donald Trump, senators sent a strong signal Wednesday they want to punish Saudi Arabia for its role in the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. By a bipartisan 63-37, the Senate voted to move forward with legislation calling for an end to U.S. involvement in the...
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Ivanka Trump looks back at supports and protestors as she enters Wilder Elementary School in Wilder, Idaho, Tuesday, Nov. 27, 2018. Ivanka Trump, President Donald Trump's daughter and White House adviser, and Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the heavily Hispanic Idaho school district Tuesday to trumpet her workforce development initiative promoting science, technology, engineering and math, White House officials said. (AP Photo/Otto Kitsinger)
November 28, 2018 - 11:55 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump defended her use of a private email account as she was moving into an adviser's position in her father's administration, saying that it cannot be compared to the flap over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's private email server and that "Lock her up!" doesn't...
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In this Nov. 14, 2018, photo, Ivanka Trump, the daughter of President Donald Trump, center, greets guests after President Donald Trump spoke about prison reform in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington. Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year. That’s according to the Washington Post, which reports the emails were sent to other White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)
November 20, 2018 - 7:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats on Capitol Hill will be scrutinizing Ivanka Trump's personal email use in the White House in light of new revelations that she sent hundreds of messages about government business from that account last year. On Tuesday, the Republican chairmen of Senate...
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Former Minneapolis FBI agent Terry Albury walks out of the Federal Courthouse in St. Paul Thursday, Oct. 18, 2018 after Albury was sentenced to four years in prison for leaking classified defense documents to a reporter. (Shari L. Gross/Star Tribune via AP)
October 18, 2018 - 5:14 pm
ST. PAUL, Minn. (AP) — A former FBI agent in Minnesota who admitted leaking classified internal documents to a reporter was sentenced Thursday to four years in prison. Terry James Albury, 39, pleaded guilty in April to one count each of unauthorized disclosure of national defense information and...
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President Donald Trump speaks at a spending bill signing ceremony at VA Southern Nevada Healthcare System, Friday, Sept. 21, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
September 21, 2018 - 7:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Friday delayed his own order to declassify and release documents from the FBI's Russia investigation, saying the Justice Department and U.S. allies have raised security concerns about their disclosure. The announcement, in a pair of tweets, represented a...
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FILE - This June 11, 2012 file photo shows former Washington Post reporter Bob Woodward speaking during an event to commemorate the 40th anniversary of Watergate in Washington. Woodward says top staffers in President Donald Trump’s administration “are not telling the truth” when they deny incendiary quotes about Trump attributed to them in his new book. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, file)
September 11, 2018 - 5:51 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump vented over White House leaks Monday as a new tell-all book commands attention, an anonymous writer detailing "resistance" in the administration remains at large and a former staffer reveals more private recordings of the commander in chief. But while Trump...
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September 05, 2018 - 1:30 pm
HELSINKI (AP) — Estonian officials said Wednesday that a former military officer and his father have been arrested on suspicion of treason and spying for Russia. The state prosecutor's office and the Estonian Internal Security Service, or the security police, said in a joint statement that Deniss...
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