Congress

9/11 House Hearing
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
July 12, 2019 - 1:43 pm
By a vote of 402-12, the House has approved a bill that would replenish and make permanent the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund .
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Jon Stewart
Peter Haskell/WCBS 880
June 11, 2019 - 3:45 pm
Jon Stewart will join sickened first responders and students to ask Congress to expand the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund which has nearly run dry at a hearing Tuesday.
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President Trump
AP Photo/Alex Brandon
February 07, 2019 - 5:43 pm
WASHINGTON (WCBS880/AP) — President Donald Trump has predicted that the Islamic State group will have lost by next week all the territory it once controlled in Iraq and Syria. He said the U.S. will not relent in fighting remnants of the extremist organization despite his decision to withdraw U.S...
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President Donald Trump
Jarrad Henderson-USA TODAY
February 05, 2019 - 11:18 pm
Facing a divided Congress for the first time, President Donald Trump on Tuesday called on Washington to govern "not as two parties, but as one nation."
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In this Feb. 1, 2019, photo, President Donald Trump, center, first lady Melania Trump, right, and their son Barron Trump, left, walk out of the White House and head to Marine One on the South Lawn of White House in Washington. A woman whose life sentence for drug offenses was commuted by President Donald Trump and a Delaware student allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump are among guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the Union address. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
February 04, 2019 - 9:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A woman freed from federal prison after President Donald Trump cut short her life sentence for drug offenses and a Delaware boy allegedly bullied because his last name is Trump headline a varied group of 13 guests who will sit with first lady Melania Trump for the State of the...
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White House
Dreamstime
January 15, 2019 - 4:33 pm
President Donald Trump sought to have a bipartisan lunch at the White House Tuesday to discuss border security and the government shutdown. Though, the meeting did not happen as Democrats declined their invites.
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(Photo by Win McNamee/Getty Images)
January 11, 2019 - 1:00 pm
The new members of Congress will need a fast learning curve as they adjust to a new job, and the challenges of a government shutdown is not making things easier.
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Michael Cohen
Xinhua/Sipa USA
January 10, 2019 - 3:41 pm
Lawmakers on Thursday confirmed President Donald Trump's former personal attorney, Michael Cohen, will testify publicly before Congress next month.
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President Trump
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January 04, 2019 - 10:29 am
"How do you impeach a president who has won perhaps the greatest election of all time, done nothing wrong" and has had the "most successful two years of any president," Trump tweeted. He said he's "the most popular Republican in party history."
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Nancy Pelosi
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January 03, 2019 - 3:53 pm
Nancy Pelosi knew this moment would come, even if others had their doubts — or worked to stop her.
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