Politics

ABCNews.com
October 17, 2017 - 8:15 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told the audience at a Heritage Foundation event in Washington Tuesday night that his administration's tax plan will boost the average American household income by $4,000. The figure was included in a report from White House economists published on Monday. "...
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ABCNews.com
October 17, 2017 - 6:03 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Former White House press secretary Sean Spicer met with members of special counsel Robert Mueller’s staff Monday as part of the expanding probe into potential collusion with Russia on election interference efforts in the 2016 presidential campaign, according to sources with direct...
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ABCNews.com
October 17, 2017 - 2:28 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- Less than a week after President Donald Trump signed an executive order to halt government payments that subsidize insurance plans for low-income Americans, Senate leaders agreed "in principle" to a bill that would cover the payments for two years. Sen. Lamar Alexander, R-Tenn., the...
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October 17, 2017 - 1:01 pm
(WASHINGTON) -- The Senate Intelligence Committee will likely subpoena Michael Flynn Jr., the son of former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn, after he declined to be interviewed by the committee as part of its Russia probe, according to a committee source. The panel had requested...
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The Kuhner Report
October 17, 2017 - 11:44 am
(WASHINGTON) -- The relationship between President Donald Trump and Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is "outstanding," the president said Monday, refuting reports of the growing frustrations between the two powerful Republicans. Speaking at an impromptu appearance with McConnell, R-Ky. at the...
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House.gov
October 17, 2017 - 10:35 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Tom Marino, R-Pa., withdrew his nomination to lead the Office of National Drug Control Policy after a news report found that a bill he authored weakened the Drug Enforcement Administration's ability to go after drug companies distributing large amounts of opioids. "Rep. Tom...
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ABC News
October 17, 2017 - 10:25 am
(WASHINGTON) -- Hillary Clinton has reiterated, yet again, that she is not going to run for president a third time, despite President Donald Trump's latest urging that she do so. During an interview that aired today with BBC Radio 4 in the U.K., Clinton was asked whether she will make another run...
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