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The Note: Jared Gets Some Heat
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY - Jared Kushner's contacts with Russian officials are under the spotlight in the Russia investigation, sources tell ABC News. - Montana special election candidate Greg Gianforte body-slammed a reporter on Wednesday and then won his U.S. House election on Thursday, 50-44
The Note: Election Night turns Fight Night in Montana
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY GOP Congressional candidate Greg Gianforte allegedly " body-slammed " Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs in Montana last night. President Trump is meeting with Europe's greatest hits today overseas: German Chancellor Angela Merkel , French President Emmanuel Macron and
New CBO score released for GOP health care bill passed by House
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Rick Klein discuss the CBO report, which estimates that 23 million people will lose coverage over the next 10 years with the AHCA.
The Note: For Trump and Russia, it may not be the crime, but the cover-up
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trump met privately with Pope Francis today at the Vatican where the two exchanged gifts and discussed peace , religious freedom, and the Middle East and the protection of Christians Following the deadly Manchester attack, the UK raised the threat level from
The Note: Russia hearings will bring more noise…and a notable silence
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY 22 dead, 59 injured in an explosion at a Manchester arena believed to be caused by a suicide bomber It’s day four of Trump’s foreign trip and so far today he’s met with Palestinian President Abbas in Bethlehem, visited and delivered remarks at Yad Vashem, and gave a
The Note: Trump makes historic trip to Israel
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Trump has touched down in Israel where he hopes to kick-start the peace process by meeting today with Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu and tomorrow with Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas in the West Bank He gave a major speech in Saudi Arabia notable in part for
The Note: Trump looks to leave it all behind
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY “No. No. Next question,” Trump said, flatly denying he asked James Comey to end his investigation into Michael Flynn. Special counsel Robert Mueller is expected to ask Congress to scale back on its inquiries, NYT reports Comey friend talks to PBS , NYT , says Comey was
Inside the joint press conference: The mistake you didn't catch
ABC News' Rick Klein breaks down what happened when Trump called on the wrong reporter during the joint press conference with Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos.
Trump denies urging Comey to end Flynn investigation
ABC News' Amna Nawaz, Cecilia Vega, Pierre Thomas and Rick Klein break down Trump's joint presser with the Colombian president, which comes one day after Robert Mueller's appointment as special counsel in Russia investigation.
The Note: Fate of Trump's presidency rests in the FBI's hands
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY The Trump-Russia investigation now has its own special counsel , with Deputy AG Rod Rosenstein caving to pressure by choosing former FBI Director Robert Mueller to lead the probe. Trump tweeted this morning: “This is the single greatest witch hunt of a politician in