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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The former head of White House security clearances told congressional investigators on Wednesday he was never instructed to change a security clearance determination by anyone at the White House, a source familiar with his closed-door interview said. FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is shown after the U.S. government reopened with about 800,000
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Attorney General William Barr speaks at a news conference to discuss Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s report on Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential race, in Washington, U.S., April 18, 2019. REUTERS/Jonathan Ernst/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler said on Monday that Attorney General William Barr
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FILE PHOTO: Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) stands during a meeting with European Parliament President Antonio Tajani on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., February 27, 2019. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Top Democrats in Congress told U.S. President Donald Trump on Monday that the United States has “massive” infrastructure needs and must
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SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a two-time former governor of Colorado, called on Friday for beefing up U.S. anti-trust laws, part of a business-friendly yet progressive agenda he hopes will set him apart among 20 candidates seeking the party’s presidential nomination. FILE PHOTO: Former Gov. John Hickenlooper (D-CO) speaks at the
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The White House said on Friday it has consented to a former staffer appearing before a congressional panel for an “on the record interview,” accompanied by his lawyers, regarding security clearance policies and procedures. FILE PHOTO: Rep. Jim Jordan, (R-OH) speaks as the U.S. House of Representatives Judiciary Committee debates before voting
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SACRAMENTO, Calif. (Reuters) – Democratic presidential hopeful John Hickenlooper, a former governor of Colorado, will release an anti-monopoly plan in California on Friday that could challenge the dominance of such companies as Amazon and Google, his campaign told Reuters. FILE PHOTO: U.S. 2020 Democratic presidential candidate and former Governor of Colorado John Hickenlooper (D-CO), speaks
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. President Donald Trump denied on Thursday that he had ordered then-White House counsel Don McGahn to fire Special Counsel Robert Mueller from the Russia investigation, moving to undermine McGahn’s credibility ahead of a possible congressional testimony. U.S. President Donald Trump departs after delivering remarks at the Rx Drug Abuse & Heroin
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NEW YORK (Reuters) – Former Vice President Joe Biden leads all other candidates for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination and draws his strongest levels of support from minorities and older adults, according to a Reuters/Ipsos public poll released on Wednesday. FILE PHOTO: Former Vice President Joe Biden who is mulling a 2020 presidential candidacy, speaks
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