Raw feelings and mistrust could pose an obstacle to President Donald Trump and hard-line conservative lawmakers as they seek to rebound from defeat on healthcare legislation by launching into tax reform.
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Senate intelligence leaders pledge bipartisan Russia election probe
The Republican chairman of the U.S. Senate Intelligence Committee on Wednesday promised a thorough investigation into any direct links between Russia and Donald Trump during his successful 2016 run for the White House.
U.S. judge to consider objection to Trump University settlement
A U.S. judge will hear arguments on Thursday over whether to grant final approval to a $25 million settlement of fraud lawsuits against President Donald Trump over his Trump University real estate investment seminars, with at least one former student objecting to the deal.
Montana tribe, conservationists sue U.S. government for ending coal moratorium
A Native American tribe in Montana and a coalition of conservation groups sued the Trump administration on Wednesday for lifting a moratorium on coal leases on public land without consulting tribal leaders and conducting a full environmental review.
Ex-Christie associates get up to two years in prison in 'Bridgegate' scandal
Two former associates of New Jersey Governor Chris Christie were sentenced to federal prison on Wednesday for their part in the "Bridgegate" lane closure scandal that helped scuttle the Republican's presidential bid.
Ackman apologizes for Valeant losses, calls bet a mistake
Billionaire investor William Ackman told investors that betting on Valeant Pharmaceuticals International Inc was a "huge mistake" and apologized "deeply and profoundly" for losing so much of his shareholders' money on the investment.
Oscar accountants get reprieve after best picture blunder
The accountancy firm behind the biggest blunder in Oscar history is staying in the picture.
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