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CIA director warns Iranian general on Iraq
CIA director warns Iranian general, says US would hold Tehran accountable for any attacks on American interests in Iraq
The Note: Bannon's right-wing insurgency grows stronger
Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon joins former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta and Gen David Petraeus as speakers at an event on countering violent extremism.
The Note: Bannon's right-wing insurgency growing stronger outside the White House
The TAKE with Rick Klein If you thought Steve Bannon was a force on the inside, that's nothing compared to his gale-force potential now that he’s unleashed . On Friday the self-described “ wingman outside ” was the keynoter at the California Republican convention, where he blasted as “one of the
The Note: Will Obama stay above the fray amid Trump's patriotism challenge?
The TAKE with Rick Klein It’s quite a moment for a return to the spotlight – and it’s not clear who’s most eager to see him there. President Barack Obama’s post-presidential political re-emergence, with events in both New Jersey and Virginia today, happens to coincide with a moment where his
'The Briefing Room': Health care, taxes and Gold Star families
ABC News' Powerhouse Political team analyzes today's White House press briefing, including the latest on health care, tax reform and Trump's recent controversy involving the widow of a fallen soldier.
Trump bringing John Kelly into fallen soldier controversy was hurtful, former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta says
Former Defense Secretary Leon Panetta criticized President Donald Trump ’s recent comments regarding his predecessor’s outreach to the families of fallen soldiers, saying it was ill-advised to point to the experience of his chief of staff John Kelly. “He’s intensely private about not only his own
The Note: Spotlight turns to Sessions on Russia probe and Trump's executive privilege
The TAKE with Rick Klein Jeff Sessions is set to be the most interesting man in the Trump cabinet again – and he won’t have to travel far to win that distinction. The attorney general’s appearance in front of the Senate Judiciary Committee today marks his first public testimony on Capitol Hill
Past presidents didn't contact fallen troops' families: Trump
"The View" co-hosts break down the incorrect claim about Obama's handling of service members' deaths.
Scaramucci resigns as White House communications director
ABC News' Cokie Roberts and Daily Beast Editor-in-Chief John Avlon analyze the rise and fall of Anthony Scaramucci and discuss a new report that President Trump personally dictated the first statement about his son's meeting with a Russian lawyer.
A timeline of Trump's immigration executive order and legal challenges
President Donald Trump's controversial executive order to temporarily ban travel to the U.S. by refugees and immigrants from some majority-Muslim countries previously sparked protests across the nation, and may do so once again now that it is set to go into partial effect this evening. Here's a