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Sarah Sanders pushes back on conflicting Trump FISA tweets
The White House press secretary took questions on the DACA debate, new work requirements for Medicaid, and the Russia investigation.
Republicans working to avoid a shutdown after passage of tax bill
As they celebrate the passage of their ambitious rewrite of the tax code, Republicans are moving closer to a government shutdown -- without a clear plan to fund the government past midnight Friday. House GOP leaders have not scheduled a vote on a previously drafted proposal to fund the government
Congress faces busy December with taxes, government funding
Congress returns to Washington after the Thanksgiving holiday facing a crushing to-do list of must-pass legislation and GOP agenda items, along with the looming threat of a government shutdown in December. The House has just 12 legislative days scheduled until the end of the year, while the Senate
Russian hackers allegedly used popular antivirus software to steal NSA secrets
U.S. authorities believe Russian-backed hackers successfully stole highly-sensitive U.S. government documents by exploiting a popular antivirus software on the home computer of a man working for the National Security Agency, ABC News has been told by several people familiar with the matter. The
North Korea shot down a U.S. plane in 1969, killing 31 Americans
North Korea's recent threat to shoot down American military aircraft outside of its airspace recalls an infamous 1969 incident in which North Korean fighters shot down a U.S. Navy reconnaissance aircraft, killing the 31 American sailors aboard. On April 15, 1969 two North Korean Mig-21 fighters
Counselor to the President Kellyanne Conway on Senate health care bill: 'These are not cuts to Medicaid'
ABC News' George Stephanopoulos goes one-on-one with President Trump's counselor.
FRIDAY REWIND: James Comey's testimony
Take a look at this week's top stories, including former FBI Director James Comey's testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee.
Intel chiefs won't say if Trump asked them to intervene in investigations
Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers, Acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein appeared today before the Senate Intelligence Committee for a hearing on the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Act (FISA). But
Intelligence officials say Trump has never pressured them
ABC News' Josh Haskell reports on the latest on the Senate hearing on FISA authority.
Reality Leigh Winner is latest government contractor accused of revealing state secrets
Reality Leigh Winner, a National Security Agency contractor with a top-secret clearance, became the first person to be jailed by the Trump administration after being accused of leaking classified information this week. Winner, 25, allegedly leaked a classified report about Russian election