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CIA watchdog nominee says he never read torture report
President Donald Trump's nominee to be the CIA's independent watchdog is telling Congress that he's never read the Senate's so-called torture report.
GOP tax cut: Small biz boon or loophole for rich and Trump?
President Donald Trump and his GOP partners in a nearly $6 trillion tax-cutting plan say it would help middle-class Americans. But a key provision would slash tax rates for a special kind of business set up by owners of profitable firms, including Trump.
US senator seeks cyber info from voting machine makers
A U.S. senator wants to know how well prepared the country's top voting machine manufacturers are against hackers
Capitol Hill reacts to Tom Price's resignation as HHS secretary
Lawmakers are voicing criticism and support after President Trump asked his embattled Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price to resign today. Price faced sharp rebukes this week for repeatedly chartering private jets on trips that mixed government work with personal business. Trump told ABC
Senate investigators postpone meeting with Trump's lawyer Michael Cohen
Senate investigators postponed their scheduled meeting with Donald Trump ’s personal lawyer and longtime confidant Michael Cohen in the ongoing probe of Russian interference in the 2016 election on Tuesday. Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr , R-N.C., and Vice Chairman Mark Warner
Treasury Secretary Mnuchin requested government jet for European honeymoon
Secretary Steven Mnuchin requested use of a government jet to take him and his wife on their honeymoon in Scotland, France and Italy earlier this summer, sparking an “inquiry” by The Treasury Department's Office of Inspector General, sources tell ABC News. Officials familiar with the matter say the
Trump pushes tax reform 'vision,' pressures Congress to deliver
In an address kicking off his administration's push to overhaul the U.S. tax system, President Donald Trump outlined a broad set of proposals Wednesday, including lower rates and a reworking of the tax code, and placed pressure on Congress to deliver on the pledges to help the Republican party
Senate confirms Christopher Wray to succeed James Comey as head of FBI
Christopher Wray was confirmed Tuesday as the new director of the FBI , almost three months after President Trump controversially fired his predecessor James Comey amid the ongoing investigation into Russian election interference and possible collusion with the Trump campaign. Wray's confirmation
Kushner denies colluding with Russia, says Trump ran 'smarter campaign'
Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, publicly denied that he colluded with Russia during the election.
ANALYSIS: Why Donald Trump Jr.'s emails change the game on Russia
It’s as if the entire Russia investigation –- months of leaks and innuendo, new tidbits, false leads, multiple investigations and overlapping scandals –- was distilled into one damning email chain. The emails posted on Twitter by Donald Trump, Jr. connect so many dots, so crisply and so concisely,