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Factbox: Long-awaited Mueller report is finally out. Now what?

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday, capping a 22-month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a "witch hunt."

Factbox - Long-awaited Mueller report is finally out. Now what?

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday, capping a 22-month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labeled a "witch hunt."

Factbox - Long-awaited Mueller report is finally out. Now what?

Apr 18 2019

WASHINGTON Special Counsel Robert Mueller's 448-page report on Russia's meddling in the 2016 U.S. presidential election was publicly unveiled on Thursday, capping a 22-month investigation that President Donald Trump repeatedly labelled a "witch hunt."

Trump weighs sending 'unlimited supply' of immigrants to sanctuary cities

Apr 13 2019

WASHINGTON President Donald Trump said on Friday he was considering sending illegal immigrants in the country to so-called sanctuary cities, prompting U.S. mayors to accept such an offer as the battle over border security raged. | Video

U.S. Democrats seek up to $2 trillion to invest in aging infrastructure

Apr 11 2019

LEESBURG, Va./WASHINGTON Democratic leaders in Congress said on Thursday they would seek President Donald Trump's support in coming weeks for legislation to invest up to $2 trillion to rebuild U.S. infrastructure, including roads, bridges and schools.

U.S. Senate leader McConnell still weighing response to Saudi journalist's death

Apr 11 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate majority leader Mitch McConnell said on Thursday he was still trying to determine the best way to respond to the October murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi at a Saudi consulate, but described the kingdom as an important U.S. ally against Iran.

McConnell calls for bipartisan U.S. immigration legislation

Apr 11 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell on Thursday opened the door to addressing the nation's immigration problems through bipartisan legislation that he said should include changes to asylum law.

U.S. House Democrats call off budget vote after liberal revolt

Apr 09 2019

WASHINGTON U.S. House of Representatives Democrats on Tuesday canceled a planned floor vote on legislation to set federal spending levels for next year after the party's left wing demanded more money for domestic programs.

U.S. Senate Republicans change procedures to speed up Trump confirmations

Apr 03 2019

WASHINGTON The Republican-led U.S. Senate on Wednesday changed its procedures to speed up the confirmation of President Donald Trump's nominees for some lower court judgeships and sub-Cabinet level positions.

Wall-weary U.S. Republicans pivot toward immigrant deportations

Apr 03 2019

WASHINGTON The Trump administration and Republicans in the U.S. Congress, unable to fully fund a U.S.-Mexico border wall, are refocusing their immigration agenda on a proposal for simpler, faster deportations of undocumented children and families from Central America.

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