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The Note: Trump's confidence belies dwindling base
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY Cameras on (briefly) in Bedminster: President Trump participates in a briefing on the opioid crisis with Secretary of Health and Human Services Tom Price . Trump waited out the rain with tweets - 13 of them yesterday , fuming over media coverage and attacking Democratic
The Note: Reality closing in on Trump with grand jury investigation
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY A new development , and maybe a new phase: Special counsel Robert Mueller impaneled a grand jury in Washington, D.C., a few weeks ago, allowing Mueller's team to issue subpoenas in its Russia probe . The White House said Thursday that it was unaware of the development.
White House opioid commission asks Trump to declare ‘national emergency’ to combat overdoses
The White House Commission on Combating Drug Addiction and the Opioid Crisis has asked President Donald Trump to “declare a national emergency” to help fight the deadly opioid epidemic. “The first and most urgent recommendation of this Commission is direct and completely within your control.
Lawmakers send well wishes to John McCain following brain tumor announcement
Following Sen. John McCain 's announcement Wednesday night that he has a brain tumor, lawmakers -- past and present -- from both sides of the aisle sent heir well wishes to the Arizona Republican and his family. President Trump said in a statement, "Senator John McCain has always been a fighter.
The Note: Trump's mean tweets shrink presidency
WHAT YOU NEED TO KNOW TODAY President Trumpyes, the presidenttweeted Thursday attacking "Morning Joe" hosts Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough , which earned him criticism from Democrats and Republicans alike and ultimately distracted from his own message and agenda. Scarborough and Brzezinski
Sen . Joe Manchin and Deion Sanders talk health care, Russia investigations and Koch brothers
If GOP health care talks collapse, the moderates are ready to move in. “I would like to say there will be a centrist movement,” said Sen. Joe Manchin , D-W.Va., “which is really where things used to get done.” But Manchin has been left waiting by the phone when it comes to health care. In an
Source: FBI interviews employees of Russian software firm raising security concerns in US
Pressing ahead with a long-running investigation of a Russian software company whose products are used widely across the United States, the FBI on Tuesday interviewed several employees of the firm, Kaspersky Lab, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. As ABC News was first to report more
Top Senate Democrat: Senate GOP health care bill '50-50' chance at passage
Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer talks Senate health care bill, Russian meddling in the election and the Democrats' loss in the Georgia special election on "This Week."
'This Week' Transcript 6-25-17: Kellyanne Conway, Sen. Chuck Schumer, Sen. Susan Collins, and Sen. Rand Paul
THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT FOR 'THIS WEEK' on June 25, 2017 and it will be updated. GEORGE STEPHANOPOULOS , ABC HOST: Now for the Democratic response, we’re joined by the Senate Democratic Leader, Chuck Schumer . Senator Schumer, thank you for joining us. SEN. CHUCK SCHUMER (D-NY), MINORITY LEADER:
Jeff Sessions: Everything you need to know about the attorney general
Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify before the Senate Intelligence Committee in an open session Tuesday. Sessions has frequently come into the spotlight throughout the turbulent first several months of Donald Trump's presidency, from a hotly contested confirmation hearing to his recusal