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House Speaker Ryan backs embattled intelligence panel chairman 11:42am EDT

WASHINGTON The top Republican in Congress on Tuesday stood by Devin Nunes, the embattled head of the House of Representatives intelligence committee, who is under fire for his handling of an investigation into possible Russian ties to President Donald Trump's election campaign. | Video

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House intelligence panel chair: Probe of Russia continues

WASHINGTON House Intelligence Committee Chairman Devin Nunes on Tuesday said his panel's probe into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election would continue to move forward.

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Senator seeks ethics probe of Mnuchin's 'Lego Batman' comment

WASHINGTON The top Democrat on the Senate Finance Committee asked the government ethics watchdog on Monday to review comments by Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin plugging "The Lego Batman Movie," a film one of his companies produced, for a possible ethics violation.

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Trump's son-in-law to oversee government revamp

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, already a White House senior adviser, will take on the additional task of overseeing an effort to overhaul the federal government, the White House said on Monday. | Video

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U.S. attorney general escalates pressure on 'sanctuary' cities

WASHINGTON Attorney General Jeff Sessions threatened on Monday to cut off U.S. Justice Department grants to cities that fail to assist federal immigration authorities, moving the Trump administration closer to a potential clash with leaders of America's largest urban centers.

Election 2016, U.S. 6:41am EDT

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