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Democrats jostle over investigations into Trump's finances, Russia ties

Dec 17 2018

WASHINGTON With less than three weeks to go before they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats are jockeying to lead overlapping investigations into President Donald Trump in a scramble that could cause headaches for Nancy Pelosi, who is expected to be House speaker.

Democrats jostle over investigations into Trump's finances, Russia ties

Dec 17 2018

WASHINGTON With less than three weeks to go before they take control of the U.S. House of Representatives, Democrats are jockeying to lead overlapping investigations into President Donald Trump in a scramble that could cause headaches for Nancy Pelosi, who is expected to be House speaker.

FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions - Comey

Dec 09 2018

WASHINGTON The FBI launched investigations of four Americans in July 2016 into whether they helped Russia's alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey said in remarks released on Saturday. | Video

FBI investigated four Americans on Russia collusion suspicions: Comey

Dec 09 2018

WASHINGTON The FBI launched investigations of four Americans in July 2016 into whether they helped Russia's alleged efforts to interfere in the 2016 U.S. presidential election, former FBI Director James Comey said in remarks released on Saturday. | Video

Trump calls for end to Mueller probe despite Russian campaign bid findings

Dec 09 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. President Donald Trump on Saturday renewed his call to end a federal probe into Russian election meddling, describing the investigation as a "witch hunt" a day after U.S. prosecutors detailed a previously unknown attempt by a Russian to help his 2016 presidential election campaign. | Video

Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Dec 01 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran's testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads as a violation of the international agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.

U.S. Secretary of State Pompeo condemns Iran missile test

Dec 01 2018

WASHINGTON, Dec 1 U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saturday condemned what he described as Iran's testing of a medium-range ballistic missile capable of carrying multiple warheads as a violation of the international agreement on Tehran's nuclear program.

Justice Department's Whitaker to appear before House panel in January

Nov 30 2018

WASHINGTON U.S. acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker will appear before the House of Representatives Judiciary Committee in January, when a new Democratic majority expects to begin ramping up House oversight of the Trump administration.

Democrats slam 'imaginary Republican tax bill

Nov 27 2018

WASHINGTON Senate Democrats reacted with anger and derision on Tuesday to a Republican tax bill unveiled late Monday night without warning by the top tax law writer in the U.S. House of Representatives, just days before it was expected to be voted on by the House.

U.S. senator to query Facebook about report on treatment of critics

Nov 15 2018

WASHINGTON A Democratic U.S. senator said on Thursday she will ask Facebook Inc and the Justice Department about a media report that the company hired an outside firm to attack critics, warning that such action could raise campaign finance issues.

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