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Bin Laden raid commander defends Brennan, tells Trump, 'revoke my security clearance as well'

(WASHINGTON) -- The retired U.S. Navy admiral who led the mission to kill Osama bin Laden is defending former CIA director John Brennan after President Donald Trump revoked his security clearance earlier this week.In an op-ed for the Washington Post on Thursday, retired Adm. William McRaven asks Trump to revoke…... Read More

Trump's military parade estimated to cost $92 million

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's military parade is now estimated to cost approximately $92 million, a U.S. official tells ABC News.The official stressed that this is still an estimate that could vary based off of the final decision on the scope of the parade made by Defense Secretary James Mattis.…... Read More

Livid lawmakers clash with feds over safety of unaccompanied immigrant children

(WASHINGTON) -- Lawmakers clashed with federal officials during a heated hearing Thursday examining which agencies maintain legal responsibility for the welfare of unaccompanied, undocumented immigrant children after they are placed in the homes of sponsors.Amid a growing backlog of children who cross the U.S.-Mexico border without a parent or legal…... Read More

FiveThirtyEight forecasts Democrats as favorites to win the House of Representatives

(NEW YORK) -- Will Democrats win control of the House of Representatives this November?FiveThirtyEight’s newly launched House forecast gives them a 3-in-4 chance of winning the majority. Republicans have a 1-in-4 chance of keeping control. That’s according to a statistical model that looks at polls of each race, how much…... Read More

Trump cites Russia probe as motivation for revoking former CIA director's clearance

(WASHINGTON) -- In a striking admission after his unprecedented move to revoke former CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance, President Donald Trump said in a new interview that his true motive for targeting Brennan was his role in the start of the Russia investigation.“I call it the rigged witch hunt,…... Read More

White House revoking security clearance of John Brennan, mulling others

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House is revoking the security clearance of John Brennan, a former director of the Central Intelligence Agency, and mulling pulling them for several other former intelligence chiefs and other officials.Reading aloud a statement from President Trump at the top of Wednesday’s press briefing, White House press…... Read More

With closing arguments wrapped, Manafort case goes to jury

(ALEXANDRIA, Va.) -- Closing arguments concluded Wednesday in the financial crimes trial of Paul Manafort, the former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, and the case is now in the hands of 12 jurors who will begin deliberations Thursday morning to decide Manafort's fate.In their closing argument, prosecutors attempted to paint…... Read More

White House economic office faces criticism over incorrect African American economic figures

(WASHINGTON) -- The White House Council of Economic Advisers is facing backlash from economists after it acknowledged providing incorrect economic figures to press secretary Sarah Sanders regarding African American unemployment.Sanders during Tuesday's briefing brushed off accusations of racism against President Trump amid his contentious feud with former aide Omarosa Manigault…... Read More

Progressive candidates bounce back in key Midwest races

(NEW YORK) -- A slate of primaries in Connecticut, Minnesota, Vermont and Wisconsin on Tuesday delivered key answers in some of this midterm cycle’s most pivotal races.There were historic wins for a diverse crop of candidates that includes a transgender woman and a Muslim nominee, and a slew of progressives…... Read More

HUD to revisit rule intended to curb housing segregation

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration wants to change a rule aimed at forcing cities to actively combat housing segregation -- a move which worries fair housing advocates.The Affirmatively Furthering Fair Housing rule, put in place by the Obama administration, was designed to help cities and counties identify the causes of…... Read More

Omarosa Manigault addresses Trump arbitration filing in 'Daily Show' interview

(NEW YORK) -- Omarosa Manigault Newman addressed a legal filing by the Trump campaign -- sort of -- as she continued her book tour for "Unhinged" on Tuesday night with an appearance on "The Daily Show with Trevor Noah."Manigault, who has spent the past two days plugging her book while…... Read More