Government and politics

Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin speaks with reporters outside the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 06, 2019 - 1:45 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin said Wednesday that President Donald Trump had a "quite productive" dinner with Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell, during which they discussed a wide range of subjects, from the state of the economy to the Super Bowl and Tiger Woods' golf...
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February 06, 2019 - 1:35 pm
Representative Rodney Davis said there was a lot of politics that were played last night in the chamber during the State of the Union. Are we going to get a bipartisan deal that involves the border after the SOTU? “They ought to work together; the American people are demanding it,” Davis said...
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President Donald Trump announces his nomination of David Malpass, under secretary of the Treasury for international affairs, to head the World Bank, during an event in the Rosevelt Room of the White House, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
February 06, 2019 - 1:22 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Democrats' investigations and President Donald Trump (all times local): 2:25 p.m. President Donald Trump is lashing out at Adam Schiff, the Democratic chair of the House intelligence committee, after Schiff announced plans to launch a broad new investigation looking...
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February 06, 2019 - 12:48 pm
“I personally am tired of the Democrats playing the race card,” Adrian Norman said. Writer and political commentator Adrian Norman explained that everyone who believes this president is racist should open up and “have an honest conversation” on what party actually voted for slavery. News broke of...
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Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi, D-Calif., walks with reporters to a Democratic Caucus meeting the morning after President Donald Trump's State of the Union speech, on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, Feb. 6, 2019. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 12:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's suggestion in his State of the Union address that Democrats abandon their investigations of his administration is a "threat" that has no place in Congress. Pelosi told reporters Wednesday "the president should not bring threats to the floor of the House."...
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FILE - In this March 22, 2018 file photo, Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif., ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, exits a secure area to speak to reporters, on Capitol Hill in Washington. The House intelligence committee is expected to vote to send more than 50 interview transcripts to special counsel Robert Mueller. The panel is meeting Wednesday for the first time since a Democrat, Adam Schiff of California, became chairman with the new House majority. Schiff has long said that sending the transcripts from the panel’s now-closed investigation into Russian election interference to the special counsel’s office would be one of his top priorities. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
February 06, 2019 - 11:54 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the panel's first act since Democrats took the majority, the House intelligence committee voted Wednesday to send more than 50 interview transcripts from its now-closed Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller. Two Republican members of the panel, Reps. Michael...
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February 06, 2019 - 11:28 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The president of Colombia will be traveling to Washington and meeting with President Donald Trump later this month. White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders says Trump and first lady Melania Trump will welcome Colombian President Ivan Duque and his wife on February 13. She says...
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February 06, 2019 - 11:22 am
NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — A U.S. Senate ethics committee has closed its inquiry into Democratic New Jersey Sen. Bob Menendez over gifts he received from a friend that led to federal corruption charges. The committee notified Menendez last week in a letter obtained by several news organizations, including...
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February 06, 2019 - 10:56 am
THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A former Dutch lawmaker who had been fiercely critical of Islam has become a Muslim. Joram van Klaveren was a lawmaker in the Party of Freedom, led by Dutch anti-Islam populist Geert Wilders, from 2010 to 2014. He made headlines and raised eyebrows in the Netherlands...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, steps out of a cab during his arrival on Capitol Hill in Washington. Cohen is shaking up his defense team ahead of his highly anticipated congressional testimony next month. His legal team announced Monday, Jan. 28, 2019, that two attorneys from Chicago will represent Cohen as he continues to cooperate with special counsel Robert Mueller. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais, File)
February 06, 2019 - 10:31 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and the special counsel's Russia investigation (all times local): 11:35 a.m. The House Intelligence Committee has voted to send more than 50 interview transcripts from its now-closed Russia investigation to special counsel Robert Mueller. Republican Reps...
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