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Trump Shrugs off Contradictions From Cabinet Picks
President-elect Donald Trump is shrugging off his differences with his own future Cabinet, highlighted in Senate hearings this week
Sen. Sessions Pushes for Stronger Partnership Between Federal and Local Law Enforcement
ABC News' Amna Nawaz interviews former Dallas Police Chief, David Brown and former Mayor of Baltimore, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake about Senator Jeff Sessions' confirmation hearing.
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
Senators Join Forces on Legislation to Punish Russia
Senate Republicans and Democrats are directly challenging President-elect Donald Trump over Russia's interference in U.S. elections and for ongoing aggression in other parts of the world
Sen. Collins: Jeff Sessions Is a 'Fair-Minded' and 'Decent Man'
Sen. Susan Collins says her Senate colleague "is not motivated by racial animus."
President Obama Tells Democrats in Congress to Stand Their Ground in Fight Over Obamacare
President Obama told Democratic lawmakers Wednesday that he envied the position they were in to battle Republicans on the frontlines in the halls of Congress. “I envy you so much," he said, according to lawmakers in the room during their closed-door meeting. "Because I would love to be on the field
Sens. Mitch McConnell and Chuck Schumer Elected to Senate Leadership
Senators on both sides of the aisle elected their leadership this morning, with Democrats attempting to reconfigure their party for the future after a blistering election and Republicans consolidating power in the aftermath of last week’s surprising results. On the Democratic side, in a widely
Senators Call on Justice Department to Investigate Wells Fargo's Top Brass
Fourteen senators have written to Attorney General Loretta Lynch urging her to “thoroughly investigate the culpability of senior executives” at Wells Fargo, as part of the Department of Justice’s investigation into an unauthorized accounts scandal that has engulfed the bank. The letter, which was
Senators Slam Wells Fargo Over Arbitration Agreements in Scathing Letter
In a letter shared with ABC News, six senators have slammed Wells Fargo bank for its use of forced arbitration clauses in its customer account agreements, which the senators say enabled the company to keep its accounts scandal out of the public eye and the courts for years, and asked embattled CEO
Trump Campaign Turns One, Sanders to Address Supporters on Livestream
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