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Trump calls on Cabinet to cut department spending by 5 percent

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday called on the members of his Cabinet to draw up proposals to cut spending for their respective agency budgets by 5 percent, and although he didn't make a direct connection, his call came after news earlier this week that the federal government ran…... Read More

O'Rourke attacks Cruz, reviving the 'Lyin' Ted' nickname, in testy Texas Senate debate

(SAN ANTONIO, Texas) -- With just three weeks until voters decide a surprisingly pivotal U.S. Senate race in the state of Texas, Republican Sen. Ted Cruz and Democratic Congressman Beto O'Rourke faced off in an at-times-testy debate in San Antonio Tuesday evening, as both men sought to paint their opponent…... Read More

President Trump calls Stormy Daniels 'Horseface' as defamation suit dismissed

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump lashed out at adult-film star Stormy Daniels and her attorney Tuesday morning, vowing to “go after” the pair, who he referred to as “Horseface and her 3rd rate lawyer.”The tweet from Trump comes a day after a federal judge in California handed the president a…... Read More

Trump administration expected to replace Interior watchdog with political appointee

(WASHINGTON) -- Even as ethical inquiries into Ryan Zinke's actions as Interior Secretary continue, the Trump administration is expected to nominate a political appointee from another agency to take over as the department's internal watchdog.Democrats and oversight groups say they are concerned a political nominee with no specific experience in…... Read More

Subpoenaed by House panel, Fusion GPS chief pleads fifth on Capitol Hill

(WASHINGTON) -- The private investigator behind the now-infamous dossier of unverified allegations linking members of the Trump campaign to Russian officials invoked his constitutional rights not to testify on Tuesday after being subpoenaed to appear before the House Judiciary and Oversight Committees.Glenn Simpson, the former Wall Street Journal reporter who…... Read More

American public might never see final Mueller report on Russian election interference

(WASHINGTON) -- What will special counsel Robert Mueller find when his investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 election is finally complete?The American public might never get to see the full picture.Under the current special counsel regulation, Mueller is required to provide the attorney general with a “confidential report explaining…... Read More

Trump tells Mattis "I'm a hundred percent with you"

(WASHINGTON) -- Defense Secretary James Mattis says President Donald Trump has told him "I'm with you 100 percent" following the president's comments on CBS's "60 Minutes" that he might leave the administration and suspects he is a Democrat.When asked on "60 Minutes" if Mattis might leave the administration, Trump said…... Read More

'That's treason!' Candidates clash over Taliban comment at Arizona Senate debate

(PHOENIX) -- The only debate in the Arizona Senate race ended with fireworks as Republican nominee Rep. Martha McSally accused her Democratic opponent Rep. Kyrsten Sinema of treason Monday night.The slam came in reference to a 2003 video clip that was unearthed wherein Sinema said that she wouldn't care if…... Read More

Suspicious letter sent to Republican Sen. Susan Collins' home, author said it contained Ricin

(BANGOR, Maine) -- A threatening letter that the writer claimed was contaminated with ricin was sent to the Bangor, Maine, residence of Sen. Susan Collins early Monday afternoon, the senator's communications director, Annie Clark said.Bangor Police responded to the incident at approximately 1:39 p.m. to investigate the suspicious letter, officials…... Read More

Trump suggests 'rogue killers' may be involved in disappearance of journalist Khashoggi

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump told reporters that "rogue killers" may be involved in the disappearance of independent journalist Jamal Khashoggi, a Saudi citizen who has been living in the U.S.The president's comments Monday morning came after he spoke to Saudi Arabia's King Salman, who, Trump said, "denies any knowledge"…... Read More

Judge dismisses Stormy Daniels defamation lawsuit against Trump

(NEW YORK) -- A federal judge has dismissed a defamation lawsuit filed by adult film actress Stormy Daniels against President Donald Trump, court documents showed.Daniels was also ordered to pay Trump's legal fees.Shortly after Daniels agreed to speak out about her alleged sexual relationship with Trump, she alleged she and…... Read More