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James Comey: Everything you need to know about the FBI director
At today's House Intelligence Committee hearing, FBI Director James Comey will likely undercut President Trump's unsubstantiated claim that President Obama ordered a wiretap of his phones prior to the election, sources familiar with the director's thinking tell ABC News. Earlier this month, after
ANALYSIS: After deadly ISIS attack, will Trump send more US troops to Afghanistan?
A key American ally in the fight against terrorism , Afghanistan, was rocked by another flagrant deadly attack Wednesday, but this time with ISIS claiming responsibility. Gunmen dressed as doctors infiltrated and attacked a military hospital in the country’s capital, killing at least 49 people and
President George W. Bush says it's important to have a free press: 'Power can be very addictive'
During a rare interview on NBC’s “Today” show, former President George W. Bush -- who seldom commented on political issues during Barack Obama’s presidency -- offered his critique of the Trump administration’s policies and the president's contentious relationship with the press. The nation's 43rd
The revival of Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf
When Mahmoud Abdul-Rauf arrived earlier this month in Michigan for a speaking engagement, only a week had passed since President Trump announced a travel ban against immigrants and refugees from seven predominantly Muslim countries. The action had sparked international protests, a clash between the
President Trump Phones Iraqi PM About Travel Ban
President Trump phoned Iraqi Prime Minister Haider Al-Abadi on Thursday night amid an increasingly strained bilateral relationship following Trump’s executive order travel ban last month. Iraq was on the list of seven Muslim-majority countries whose citizens were temporarily banned from entering
Four Detainees Transferred from Guantanamo on the Last Full Day of Obama's Presidency
On the final full day of the Obama administration, four detainees at the detention center at Guantanamo Bay , Cuba , have been transferred to the United Arab Emirates and Saudi Arabia, leaving 41 detainees still at the facility that the Obama administration unsuccessfully sought to close. In a
'This Week' Transcript: Sen. Tim Kaine and Gov. Mike Pence
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' ON September 18, 2016 and it will be updated. MARTHA RADDATZ : On Friday, for the very first time, Mr. Trump said that Barack Obama was born in the U.S.. Why did it take him so long? MIKE PENCE: Well, let me say that-- the momentum in this campaign is
Sunday on ‘This Week’: Gov. Chris Christie and DNC Chair Donna Brazile
Trump Transition Team Chair Gov. Chris Christie weighs in on Donald Trump ’s shift on immigration policy and the latest in the 2016 race, only on “This Week” Sunday. Then, Democratic National Committee chair Donna Brazile discusses the state of Hillary Clinton ’s campaign, Sunday on “This Week.”
Book Excerpt: Sen. Mitch McConnell's 'The Long Game'
Excerpted from The Long Game: A Memoir by Mitch McConnell , in agreement with Sentinel, an imprint of Penguin Publishing Group, a division of Penguin Random House LLC. Copyright © Mitch McConnell, 2016. Introduction Over the three decades I have been a US senator, I’ve been the subject of many
Memorial Day: When and Where 1.2M People Died Fighting for America
At least 1.2 million people have died fighting for America during its wars dating back 241 years, according to Department of Defense and Department of Veterans Affairs data. Most died in battle, while many others never landed abroad but are no less honored on this Memorial Day . Here’s a