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Mia Love says 'it wasn't my job' to be in 'lockstep' with Trump

(NEW YORK) -- Republican Congresswoman Mia Love spoke openly Friday about her election ouster, saying she was surprised she lost and was blindsided by President Donald Trump's demeaning comments about her in the days following the midterms."I thought we had a good working relationship," Love said of the president on…... Read More

Tillerson calls Trump 'pretty undisciplined,' says president got frustrated when told orders were illegal

(WASHINGTON) -- Former Secretary of State Rex Tillerson shared some candid thoughts about President Donald Trump and his time in the administration in a rare interview, taking some of his sharpest swipes at his former boss since he was fired in March.The president is "pretty undisciplined, doesn't like to read,…... Read More

Everything you need to know about John Kelly, Trump's chief of staff

(WASHINGTON) -- John Kelly took over as President Donald Trump's chief of staff in July 2017 and has led the White House through a tenure that included a summit with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un and wide-ranging tax cuts that the GOP hoped would help Republican candidates in the…... Read More

Trump says he'll nominate Heather Nauert as UN ambassador

(WASHINGTON) -- President Trump announced Friday that he will nominate Heather Nauert to lead the U.S. delegation at the United Nations to replace outgoing ambassador Nikki Haley, who had said she would leave by the end of the year."Heather Nauert will be nominated for the ambassador to the United Nations,"…... Read More

Trump announces he'll nominate William Barr as next attorney general

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced on the White House South Lawn Friday that he will nominate William Barr as his next attorney general.Barr served as attorney general previously under President George H. W. Bush.He must still be confirmed by the Senate and, if so, would oversee special counsel Robert…... Read More

Trump likely to replace chief of staff John Kelly in coming days: Sources

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is likely to replace his chief of staff, John Kelly, in the coming days, senior sources told ABC News.The leading candidate to take over would be Nick Ayers, who currently serves as Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, according to sources.Kelly has offered to…... Read More

Trump rants on Twitter about Comey, Mueller investigation as new details expected

(WASHINGTON) -- In an early morning Twitter rant, President Donald Trump railed against special counsel Robert Mueller, James Comey and even his own deputy attorney general, Rod Rosenstein, as he pondered what will be in the special counsel’s anticipated final report.The president’s tweets come as the special counsel prepares to…... Read More

Rep. Jim Jordan blasts Democrats over food assistance program

(WASHINGTON) -- Ohio Republican Rep. Jim Jordan attacked Democrats over the new bipartisan Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program deal, days after his party announced that they intend to drop work requirements on the new five-year bill.Jordan, co-leader of the conservative House Freedom Caucus, took to Twitter to vent about the missing…... Read More

James Comey questioned by House Republicans about Trump-Russia, Clinton email probes

(WASHINGTON) --  They’ve spent months directing their investigative firepower at the Justice Department, sparring with senior law enforcement officials over documents and raising questions about the Hillary Clinton email and Trump-Russia probes in what Democrats have decried as an effort to undermine special counsel Robert Mueller.Now, as they prepare to…... Read More

Senators say they are intent on punishing Saudi Arabia for role in Khashoggi killing

(WASHINGTON) -- Supporters of bipartisan legislation designed to strongly rebuke Saudi Arabia for the role its Crown Prince, Mohammed bin Salman, allegedly played in the death of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, say they believe they have secured enough votes for final passage.While the measure, sponsored by Sens. Mike Lee, R-Utah, Bernie…... Read More

What happened to the investigation into Michael Cohen’s leaked financial records?

(WASHINGTON) -- In the wake of Michael Cohen’s bombshell plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller, questions remain about the investigation into the illegal leaking of the former presidential fixer and longtime attorney's sensitive financial records.The pace of a Treasury Department internal watchdog's investigation into the leak of Cohen’s information…... Read More

Showdowns in Michigan and Wisconsin as Republicans rush to limit power of newly-elected Democratic governors

(WASHINGTON) -- On the heels of significant Democratic midterm victories in Michigan and Wisconsin, the Republican-controlled legislatures in both states have advanced plans to limit the authority of the states' newly elected governors.Democrats say the move in the critical Midwestern battleground states where their party reclaimed both governorships for the…... Read More

Trump administration's new proposal aimed at helping coal industry

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration wants to make it easier for energy companies to open new coal-fired power plants, even as government data shows the U.S. is at the lowest level of coal use in decades.The Environmental Protection Agency's proposal would require new power plants to have more advanced technology…... Read More

Shutdown looms as Nancy Pelosi rejects Trump's demand for border wall

(WASHINGTON) -- As Democrats wait to take over the majority next year, House Speaker-designate Nancy Pelosi says that lawmakers should punt a debate over the president's demand for a border wall to next fall in order to avert a partial government shutdown later this month.Rejecting President Donald Trump's $5 billion…... Read More