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Sen. Chuck Schumer talks tears over immigration order, White House ties to Russia
Schumer asks Attorney General Sessions to recuse himself over FBI Flynn investigation regarding ties to Russia.
High Drama on Capitol Hill in Trump Nominee Hearings
Tempers flared on Capitol Hill Wednesday as President Donald Trump ’s Cabinet choices faced Senate committee votes. During a tense moment in the Senate Judiciary Committee hearing, Sen. Al Franken, D-Minnesota, accused Sen. Ted Cruz, R-Texas, of distorting his words following Sen. Jeff Sessions’
Tough Talk Exchanged in Senators' Fight Over AG Nominee
Sen. John Cornyn criticized Sen. Al Franken for "untoward and inappropriate" comments made about Sen. Ted Cruz.
Trump's HHS Pick, Tom Price, Grilled About His Stock Trades While Working on Health Legislation
Rep. Tom Price, R-Georgia, Donald Trump's pick to lead the Department of Health and Human Services, told senators in a confirmation hearing today that the incoming Trump administration aims to prevent Americans from losing their health care in a transition from the current system to any GOP
The Note: Investigating the Investigators
INAUGURATION COUNTDOWN: 7 Days NOTABLES --WATCHDOG LAUNCHES INVESTIGATION INTO PRE-ELECTION ACTIONS OF FBI , DOJ: The Department of Justice inspector general's office announced Thursday that it will launch a review of the actions taken by the FBI and DOJ ahead of November's election in connection
Franken: 'You Can't Rely On Anything' Trump Says on Russia
Democratic Sen. Al Franken of Minnesota says he doesn't trust what President-elect Donald Trump says about the role that Russia played during the 2016 presidential campaign. "The Russians had said that, right after the election, that they had been meeting regularly with people from the campaign,"
Klein: Hearing Was More About Trump than Sessions
I think I know the answer to this but as attorney general just what would like her verbal commitment here to continue to do what you as always done. And that's put to safety and security of the American people first and you'll continue to work with us. In a cooperative fashion to make sure that all
The Note: The Unverified Claims Causing Commotion
INAUGURATION COUNTDOWN: 9 Days NOTABLES -- FBI INVESTIGATING UNCONFIRMED CLAIMS THAT TRUMP WAS PERSONALLY COMPROMISED BY THE RUSSIANS: Explosive but unsubstantiated allegations suggesting Donald Trump was compromised by Russian agents and in league with Russian hackers appeared in a dossier given
Sen. Jeff Sessions' Confirmation Hearing: The Key (and Controversial) Moments
Jeff Sessions was on the offense today -- to a certain degree. The Republican senator from Alabama, who is Donald Trump's pick to be the next U.S. attorney general, vehemently disputed "amazing" allegations that he harbors racial bias and claimed he understands the struggles of LGBT Americans. But