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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Several U.S. Republican senators on Sunday rejected President Donald Trump’s embrace of Saudi Arabia after the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi, with some lawmakers from his party saying Congress must take additional action. FILE PHOTO: Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi speaks at an event hosted by Middle East Monitor in London, Britain,
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during his interview with Reuters in Jerusalem October 21, 2018. REUTERS/Ronen Zvulun/File Photo (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump said on Twitter on Friday that he was quite happy with Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s performance, after The Wall Street Journal reported that the president was dissatisfied with
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An associate of Roger Stone, a longtime ally of U.S. President Donald Trump, said on Friday he was talking with the special counsel probing Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election about a possible plea deal. FILE PHOTO: Special Counsel Robert Mueller departs after briefing the U.S. House Intelligence Committee on his
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U.S. President Donald Trump takes questions from the media after speaking via teleconference with troops from Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Florida, U.S., November 22, 2018. REUTERS/Eric Thayer NEW YORK (Reuters) – A New York state judge has rejected U.S. President Donald Trump’s request to dismiss a lawsuit in which New York’s attorney general accused
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Former FBI director James Comey arrives at the Irish Film Institute for for a public interview in Dublin, Ireland June 22, 2018. REUTERS/Clodagh Kilcoyne WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Republican chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee, Bob Goodlatte, has issued subpoenas for former FBI Director James Comey and former Attorney General Loretta Lynch
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Nancy Pelosi, working to reclaim the top job in the U.S. House of Representatives, won over another supporter on Wednesday as a fellow Democrat reversed course and said he would back her as House speaker next year. FILE PHOTO: U.S. House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi celebrates the Democrats winning a majority in
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JACKSON, Miss. (Reuters) – A white Republican senator’s casual reference to a “public hanging” has inflamed a special election runoff in Mississippi, fueling Democratic hopes of an upset in a conservative state with an ugly history of racist violence. The U.S. Senate race between appointed Republican incumbent Cindy Hyde-Smith and Democrat Mike Espy, a black
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