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Top Marine testifies on explicit photo scandal: 'We've got to change and that's on me'
The Marine Corps commandant, Gen. Robert Neller, answered tough questions from U.S. senators on both sides of the aisle today about the growing scandal of explicit photos being shared on the Marines United Facebook page and other websites. Neller called the actions of Marines engaged in
The Note: Sessions recuses himself on Trump-Russia probes
TRUMP’S FIRST 100 DAYS with RICK KLEIN and SHUSHANNAH WALSHE Day No. 43 THE BIG STORY: “Repeal and replace” gave way to “recuse and resign.” “Witch hunt” declared President Trump – a sentiment quickly echoed by, yes, the Russians. The halting, contradictory, often inexplicable handling of Russia
Sen . Claire McCaskill criticizes Sessions for denying Russia meetings but fails to mention her own
Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo) criticized Attorney General Jeff Sessions today for failing to disclose meetings he held with the Russian ambassador to the United States, but omitted the fact that she had met with the same official twice in recent years, despite insisting otherwise in a statement.
Top Senate Democrat Chuck Schumer wants Sessions to resign for the 'good of the country'
Sen. Chuck Schumer today joined several Democratic lawmakers in calling for Attorney General Jeff Sessions ' resignation amid reports that he met with the Russian ambassador to the United States on two occasions, despite denying during his confirmation hearing that he had made contact with Russian
A closer look at congressional probes into Russia and alleged Trump associate contacts
On Capitol Hill , it seems that not a day goes by without another lawmaker -- usually but not always a Democrat -- calling for an investigation, special prosecutor or independent commission to delve into the alleged contacts between the Trump campaign, transition and administration and Russian
Senate committee may call on Flynn to testify amid Russia questions
Senate Republican leaders said Tuesday that former National Security Adviser Mike Flynn may be called to testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee as part of its investigation into Russia’s suspected involvement in the 2016 election and the Trump administration’s potential ties to the
Democrats Grill Trump HHS Nominee Over Stock Trades, Obamacare Plans
Rep. Tom Price, R-Ga., President Donald Trump’s nominee for secretary of Health and Human Services, fended off accusations from Democrats that he acted improperly as a member of Congress by trading shares of a pharmaceutical company, while offering few concrete details about the president’s plans
More than 1 Million Rally at Women's Marches in US and Around World
More than 1 million people rallied at women's marches in the nation's capital and cities around the world Saturday on President Donald Trump's first full day in office. "Welcome to your first day, we will not go away!" marchers in Washington chanted. Along with women, many in pink hats, plenty of
At Least 217 Arrested, Limo Torched Amid Trump Inauguration Day Protests in Washington
Violence flared on some streets of Washington, D.C. , today amid Donald Trump's inauguration — with people smashing car and store windows, clashing with police and even torching a limo, leading to more than 200 arrests. The capital's interim police chief, Peter Newsham, said in a Periscope video
Trump's Treasury Secretary Pick Steven Mnuchin Says Tax Laws Have to Be 'Simpler and More Effective'
Steven Mnuchin, President-elect Donald Trump’s pick for Treasury secretary, faced tough questioning at his confirmation hearing today, as members of the Senate Finance Committee grilled him on his role in IndyMac, the failed bank that was seized by the U.S. government, and his stance on sanctions.