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White House says chief of staff not wrong to talk to FBI

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
Published: 02/25/17
White House defends contacts with FBI over Russia reports

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
Published: 02/25/17
Kansas man accused in bomb plot feared social collapse

Kansas man accused in bomb plot feared social collapse

A lawyer for a Kansas man accused of plotting to attack Somali refugees says his client believed then-President Barack Obama would declare martial law and not recognize the validity of the election if Donald Trump won _ forcing militias to step in
Published: 02/24/17
Trump can expect receptive crowd at conservative gathering

Trump can expect receptive crowd at conservative gathering

President Donald Trump will find a much more receptive crowd at the nation's largest gathering of conservative activists than when he first addressed the group six years ago
Published: 02/24/17

Clinton office hostage-taker pleads guilty to bank robbery

A man convicted of taking hostages at a Hillary Clinton presidential campaign office in New Hampshire in 2007 has pleaded guilty to bank robbery and cocaine possession
Published: 02/24/17
White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

White House adviser asked FBI to dispute Russia reports

A White House official says chief of staff Reince Priebus asked a top FBI official to dispute media reports that President Donald Trump's campaign advisers were frequently in touch with Russian intelligence agents during the election
Published: 02/24/17

Indiana governor set for 3-day trip to Washington conference

Indiana Gov. Eric Holcomb will be traveling to Washington, D.C., for the three-day National Governors Association conference that starts on Saturday
Published: 02/24/17
Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistance

Out of power, Democrats hope to harness Trump resistance

Democrats are out of power, and party leaders agree that a key to coming back is harnessing the opposition movement that has flourished since President Donald Trump took office
Published: 02/23/17

Harrison drops out of DNC race, backs Perez

South Carolina Democratic Party chair Jaime Harrison is exiting the race for Democratic National Committee chairman and throwing his support to Tom Perez, solidifying the former Labor Secretary's place as the front-runner in the still-volatile contest
Published: 02/23/17
NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

NYC lowers cost estimate for presidential protection

New York City has lowered its cost estimate for guarding President Donald Trump, his family and their Manhattan residence
Published: 02/23/17