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Analysis: Budget shows Trump's trouble figuring out Congress
As congressional Republicans largely rejected President Donald Trump's first budget proposal some said it was the latest symptom of a sometimes dysfunctional relationship between the Trump administration and Capitol Hill.
Southeast Asian nations to coordinate against IS returnees
Australia says Southeast Asian and Pacific governments will hold a summit in August to coordinate against the security threat posed by homegrown Islamic militants returning from battlefields in Syria and Iraq
Chaffetz formed new firm before saying he would leave House
Utah Rep. Jason Chaffetz set up a new company in April, just a day before announcing he wouldn't run for re-election
Trump expected to retain attorney for Russia inquiry
President Donald Trump is expected to retain lawyer Marc Kasowitz as his private attorney representing him on matters related to the Russia investigation being led by Special Counsel Robert Mueller , a source close to Kasowitz and sources familiar with the Trump’s decision confirmed to ABC News.
Trump asked NSA director to publicly push back against FBI's Russia investigation
National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers was asked by President Donald Trump to publicly push back against the FBI probe into Russia's interference in the 2016 election and possible collusion by Trump associates, a source familiar with the matter told ABC News. According to the source, Rogers
Oklahoma congressman wants to chair House oversight panel
Republican Oklahoma Congressman Steve Russell says he's seeking to become chairman of the U.S. House committee that has been poised to investigate President Donald Trump's firing of FBI director James Comey
Veteran reporter compares Watergate, Trump's travails
Pulitzer Prize-winning AP reporter who covered Washington in the 1970s compares Watergate and Donald Trump's travails and finds that for all the parallels, there are major differences
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
Retired General Flynn's refusal to testify
breaking news this evening on retired general Michael Flynn, forced to resign after just 24 days on the job. Tonight, here, we have now learned he'll plea the fifth in the Russian investigation. Key congressman tonight says he has everyday that Flynn lied to the Pentagon. ABC's Mary Bruce on the