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Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 07:42 PM EDT

Trump Administration Reviewing Foreign Money to US Colleges

Trump Administration Reviewing Foreign Money to US Colleges

The U.S. Education Department has opened investigations into foreign funding at Georgetown University and Texas A&M University as part of a broader push to monitor international money flowing to American...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 05:09 PM EDT

Trump: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaving White House

Trump: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaving White House

President Donald Trump tweeted on Thursday that White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders would be leaving her post at the end of June.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 04:26 PM EDT

US Blames Iran for Attacks to Oil Tankers

US Blames Iran for Attacks to Oil Tankers

Tensions intensified this week after the U.S. blamed Iran for a suspected attack on oil tankers, one of which was set ablaze, near the strategic Strait of Hormuz.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 06:58 PM EDT

Sarah Sanders Leaving White House Job; Governor Run Ahead?

Sarah Sanders Leaving White House Job; Governor Run Ahead?

White House press secretary Sarah Sanders, whose tenure was marked by a breakdown in regular press briefings and questions about the administration's credibility, as well as her own, will leave her post at...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:01 PM EDT

Wife of Calif. Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty in Campaign Fund Scandal

Wife of Calif. Rep. Duncan Hunter Pleads Guilty in Campaign Fund Scandal

Margaret Hunter, wife and former campaign manager of U.S. Rep Duncan Hunter, entered a guilty plea Thursday to charges she misused campaign funds. Hunter pleaded guilty to the first of four elements in a...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 12:54 PM EDT

Kellyanne Conway Should Be Fired: Federal Watchdog Group

Kellyanne Conway Should Be Fired: Federal Watchdog Group

The U.S. Office of Special Counsel has recommended that presidential aide Kellyanne Conway be fired for repeated violations of the Hatch Act, which limits how most federal workers can advocate politically.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 07:45 PM EDT

Watchdog Recommends Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Over Hatch Act

Watchdog Recommends Kellyanne Conway Be Fired Over Hatch Act

President Donald Trump's aide Kellyanne Conway has violated federal law by advocating for or against candidates for political office so many times that she should be fired, a federal watchdog said Thursday in a...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:50 AM EDT

Decision 2020 Hot Topic: Immigration

Decision 2020 Hot Topic: Immigration

Over 1 million immigrants are in the U.S. under DACA and TPS. With much uncertainty about their status, immigration is sure to be a hot topic in the 2020 election.

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 02:25 PM EDT

1st Dem Debate Lineups Are Out, Setting Up Biden Vs. Sanders

1st Dem Debate Lineups Are Out, Setting Up Biden Vs. Sanders

The Democratic National Committee on Thursday named the 20 presidential candidates who qualified to appear on stage later this month in the first primary debate of the 2020 campaign. The DNC, which is...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 03:19 PM EDT

House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

House Committee Subpoenas Flynn, Gates in Russia Probe

The House Intelligence Committee has subpoenaed former White House national security adviser Michael Flynn and former Trump campaign aide Rick Gates as part of its investigation into Russian interference in the...

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