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Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 11:46 PM EST

Feds: FBI HQ Should Be Demolished, Replaced on Current Site

Feds: FBI HQ Should Be Demolished, Replaced on Current Site

The FBI and General Services Administration are recommending the demolition of the J. Edgar Hoover Building and the construction of a new FBI headquarters on the same site at an estimated cost of $3.3 billion....

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 09:03 PM EST

Jeff Sessions: 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement'

Jeff Sessions: 'Anglo-American Heritage of Law Enforcement'

Attorney General Jeff Sessions said sheriffs are a "critical part" of the "Anglo-American heritage of law enforcement" during a speech Monday. "The office of sheriff is a critical part of the Anglo-American...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 02:35 PM EST

Kremlin: Trump Offers Condolences to Putin for Plane Crash

Kremlin: Trump Offers Condolences to Putin for Plane Crash

The Kremlin says U.S. President Donald Trump has offered his condolences to Russian President Vladimir Putin for the plane crash outside Moscow that killed 71 people. The Kremlin said the two leaders spoke...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 12:35 PM EST

Former President Obama Unveils His Official Portrait

Former President Obama Unveils His Official Portrait

Former President Barack Obama and former first lady Michelle Obama unveiled their official portraits Monday morning at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery in Washington.

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 12:02 PM EST

Trump's $4.4T Budget Helps Move Deficit Sharply Higher

Trump's $4.4T Budget Helps Move Deficit Sharply Higher

President Donald Trump unveiled a $4.4 trillion budget for next year that heralds an era of $1 trillion-plus federal deficits and — unlike the plan he released last year — never comes close to promising a...

Tuesday, Feb 13, 2018 at 08:01 AM EST

Trump Says 'Up to' Congress to Act on Plan to Rebuild Roads

Trump Says 'Up to' Congress to Act on Plan to Rebuild Roads

President Donald Trump sent Congress a sweeping plan Monday to rebuild the nation's depleted roads and bridges — then immediately raised doubts about how committed he was to delivering on that campaign...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 11:38 PM EST

Dems Taking Another Run at Blocked Memo on Russia Probe

Dems Taking Another Run at Blocked Memo on Russia Probe

Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee are prepared to black out parts of their memo about the FBI's Russia investigation to ensure there's no harmful spilling of secrets, then try again to get President...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 12:55 PM EST

Flake: 'Can Get Something Done’ on Immigration This Week

Flake: 'Can Get Something Done’ on Immigration This Week

At least one senator is optimistic about what could happen this week when lawmakers gather to debate and vote on immigration reform. “I do think that we can get something done this week,” said Sen. Jeff Flake...

Sunday, Feb 11, 2018 at 12:42 PM EST

Mulvaney Says Trump Budget Will Have Money for Wall

Mulvaney Says Trump Budget Will Have Money for Wall

President Donald Trump's budget director says the budget that the administration sends to Congress on Monday will seek to move some of the billions of dollars in extra spending that Congress approved last...

Monday, Feb 12, 2018 at 06:16 PM EST

Trump's Team Grapples With Fallout of Aide's Resignation

Trump's Team Grapples With Fallout of Aide's Resignation

The White House is defending President Donald Trump's failure to acknowledge the women who accused former staff secretary Rob Porter of domestic violence. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders tells...

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