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By the numbers: President Trump’s first 6 months
182 Today marks President Trump ’s 182nd day in office , capping six-months since he was inaugurated. While reporters don’t catch wind of every meeting Trump holds, the daily guidance that the White House releases on the president’s schedule often shows more depth than President Obama’s schedule
Democrats seek suspension of Jared Kushner's security clearance pending Russia probe
House Democrats are raising “serious concerns” with security clearances held by President Trump ’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner , saying suspicions about his contacts with Russian officials should be enough to suspend his access to sensitive information. “When there are credible
The Note: Dem win in Georgia would be Trump’s first big loss
WHAT TO KNOW TODAY Sprinting to the finish: House seats are at stake today in Georgia and South Carolina, with Georgia the main event. Polls are open in both races from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. ET. The national implications are broader in Georgia , where winning a seat held by the GOP since 1979 would give
Flynn failed to report foreign trip to broker U.S.-Russia nuclear deal, House Democrats say
In the midst of the 2016 presidential campaign, then-Trump adviser Gen. Michael Flynn made an unreported trip to the Middle East to work on a joint Russian-U.S. venture in Saudi Arabia, possibly having multiple contacts with Saudi officials that he failed to disclose when seeking renewal of his
Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi on Paris Agreement, travel ban, Russia probe
Pelosi weighs in on the Trump administration's latest decisions in Paris Agreement, travel ban and ongoing Russia investigation on "The View."
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
'Grave concerns' Trump not keeping promise to donate foreign profits, Dem says
The lead Democrat on the House Oversight Committee has “grave concerns” that the Trump Organization is failing to keep its promise to turn over profits from foreign governments to the United States Treasury in order to avoid potentially violating the Constitution. In January, then President-elect
Michael Flynn to take the 5th Amendment
President Trump's former national security adviser will refuse to honor a Senate committee's subpoena request, a source close to Flynn confirmed for ABC News.
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
Michael Flynn appeared to have lied to federal investigators, top Democrat says
The ranking member of the House Oversight Committee says he has new documents that appear to show former National Security Advisor Mike Flynn lied to investigators who were conducting his security clearance review. In a letter today to the committee’s chairman Rep. Jason Chaffetz , R-Utah, Rep.