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President George W. Bush says it's important to have a free press: 'Power can be very addictive'
During a rare interview on NBC’s “Today” show, former President George W. Bush -- who seldom commented on political issues during Barack Obama’s presidency -- offered his critique of the Trump administration’s policies and the president's contentious relationship with the press. The nation's 43rd
George W. Bush on Trump and Russia: 'We all need answers'
Former President George W. Bush says "we all need answers" on the extent of contact between President Donald Trump's team and the Russian government, and he defended the media's role in keeping leaders in check
Senior GOP House member calls for independent investigation of Trump's Russia ties
As Trump continues his crusade against the media for what he calls "fake news," he announces he won't be attending the annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.
White House communicated with two members of Congress about rebutting Russia stories
The White House communicated with House Intelligence Committee Chairman Rep. Devin Nunes and Senate Intelligence Chairman Sen. Richard Burr about rebutting reports that Trump associates had contacts with Russian officials during the campaign. The Washington Post first reported on Friday that the
White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI
The White House says its chief of staff didn't do anything wrong in seeking the FBI's help in rebutting a news report
White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports
The White House on Friday defended chief of staff Reince Priebus against accusations he breached a government firewall when he asked FBI Director James Comey to publicly dispute media reports linking Trump campaign advisers to Russian intelligence agents
N Carolina Dems want US high court to drop voting law review
North Carolina's new Democratic governor and attorney general are ending state efforts to persuade the U.S. Supreme Court to revive a GOP-backed voter ID law that was struck down by a lower court
Senate Intel Committee asks agencies to preserve documents related to Russia investigation
The Senate Intelligence Committee sent letters to at least a dozen agencies, individuals and organizations on Friday directing them to preserve records and information related to the committee's investigation of Russian efforts to influence the 2016 election, according to a Senate aide. Both the
Aide says senators want materials saved for Russia probe
A congressional aide says a Senate panel has sent formal requests to more than a dozen organizations, agencies and individuals, asking them to preserve all materials related to the committee's probe into Russian interference in election and related issues
AP source: Senators want materials saved for Russia probe
The Senate intelligence committee is asking organizations, agencies and individuals to preserve all materials related to a probe the panel is conducting on Russian interference in the 2016 election and related issues