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Trump spokeswoman dismisses ‘Russia fever’ as attempt to take away legitimacy of his victory

(WASHINGTON) -- The president’s new press secretary dismissed the media’s focus on the Russia investigation, what she called “Russia fever,” as an attempt to delegitimize Trump’s election victory.

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Trump lawyer says it's an open question whether president could pardon himself

(WASHINGTON) -- Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, said it’s an open question whether the president has the authority to pardon himself.

Sekulow was responding to a question from ABC News Chief Anchor George... Read More

Donald Trump Jr. adds DC-based attorney to legal team

(NEW YORK) -- Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC News.

Lynch also confirmed to ABC News that she is joining the team.
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Democrats open to single-payer health insurance, a party leader says

(WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic Party will consider proposing a single-payer health insurance system, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said.

“We’re going to look at broader things [for the nation’s health care system.] Singl... Read More

Trump Jr., Manafort agree to cooperate with Senate panel and won't attend Wednesday hearing, Grassley says

(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be interviewed... prior to a public hearing" in regards to its Russia probe, according to statement from th... Read More

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci 'deleting old tweets'

(WASHINGTON) -- Anthony Scaramucci, the newest member of the Trump administration, took to Twitter Saturday to say he’s deleting some old tweets that “shouldn’t be a distraction.”

 

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In Twitter tirade, Trump blasts 'leak' on Sessions and notes presidential power to pardon

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump, in a long tweetstorm on Saturday morning, slammed what he called "a new intelligence leak" against Attorney General Jeff Sessions, an apparent reference to a report that Sessions discussed campaign-related matters wit... Read More

In midst of Russia probe, NSA chief vows: 'I will not violate' my oath to Americans

(ASPEN, Colo.) -- In unusually passionate and stark terms, the head of the nation’s top spy agency made clear on Saturday in Colorado that he will stand up to anyone -- even the president of the United States -- who asks him to use the U.S. int... Read More

Politicians, celebrities react to Sean Spicer’s resignation

(WASHINGTON) -- Sean Spicer resigned as White House press secretary on Friday, and members of the Trump administration, lawmakers, celebrities and Spicer himself quickly took to Twitter to comment on the move.

Spicer called it "an honor an... Read More

Notable moments from Sean Spicer's tenure as press secretary

(WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigned Friday after six months on the job as President Trump's spokesman, during which he became one of the most well-known presidential representatives.

From his first appearance i... Read More

Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign amid reports of campaign conversations with Russia, source says

(WASHINGTON) -- Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign after a report emerged that he engaged in campaign and policy-related conversations with Russia during the 2016 campaign, and he would only leave his position if President Trump we... Read More

Financier Anthony Scaramucci accepts Trump offer to head White House communications

(WASHINGTON) -- Prominent Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has accepted the position of White House communications director offered to him by President Donald Trump.

Scaramucci is replacing Mike Dubke, who resigned in May only thre... Read More

Trump Jr., Manafort agree to cooperate with Senate panel and won't attend Wednesday hearing, Grassley says

(WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be interviewed... prior to a public hearing" in regards to its Russia probe, according to statement from th... Read More

Sean Spicer feeling 'relieved' after resignation as White House press secretary

(WASHINGTON) -- Sean Spicer is feeling "relieved" in the wake of his resignation as the White House press secretary, he told ABC News Friday afternoon.

When asked how he's feeling, he said: "How do I look like I'm feeling? Relieved."
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