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Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 12:08 PM EDT

Trump Walks Back FBI Critique on Foreign Dirt Comments

Trump Walks Back FBI Critique on Foreign Dirt Comments

President Trump is flipping the script on foreign election interference, after telling ABC News that he’d consider taking foreign dirt on a political opponent. The president clarified his previous...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 11:46 AM EDT

Analysis: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaves White House After Contentious Encounters, Credibility Issues

Analysis: Sarah Huckabee Sanders Leaves White House After Contentious Encounters, Credibility Issues

Sarah Huckabee Sanders will leave her post as White House press secretary at the end of the month having lost credibility as she tried to defend Trump’s misstatements, exaggerations and falsehoods in increasing...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 10:57 AM EDT

Congress Takes on 'Deepfakes' Leading Up to 2020 Election

Congress Takes on 'Deepfakes' Leading Up to 2020 Election

Deepfakes, doctored videos with one face realistically superimposed on another, gained attention and alarm from lawmakers leading up to the 2020 presidential elections in an era that saw instant fallout from...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 01:29 PM EDT

Trump Now Says 'of Course' He'd Tell FBI If He Gets Foreign Dirt

Trump Now Says 'of Course' He'd Tell FBI If He Gets Foreign Dirt

President Donald Trump said Friday that "of course" he would go to the FBI or the attorney general if a foreign power offered him dirt about an opponent. It was an apparent walkback from his earlier comments...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 09:49 AM EDT

Flynn's New Lawyer Is a Mueller Critic, Praised by Trump

Flynn's New Lawyer Is a Mueller Critic, Praised by Trump

Former national security adviser Michael Flynn has hired a new lawyer, a former federal prosecutor who has earned the praise of President Donald Trump and repeatedly denigrated the Russia investigation. Trump...

Friday, Jun 14, 2019 at 04:50 AM EDT

Trump Official Consulting Climate-Change Rejecters: Emails

Trump Official Consulting Climate-Change Rejecters: Emails

A Trump administration national security official has sought help from advisers to a think tank that disavows climate change to challenge widely accepted scientific findings on global warming, according to...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 11:03 PM EDT

US Military: Video Shows Iran Removing Unexploded Mine From Tanker

US Military: Video Shows Iran Removing Unexploded Mine From Tanker

The U.S. Central Command released video it said shows Iran's Revolutionary Guard removing an unexploded mine from a tanker in the Strait of Hormuz.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 09:08 PM EDT

Election Cop: Trump Taking Foreign 'Oppo' Would Be Illegal

Election Cop: Trump Taking Foreign 'Oppo' Would Be Illegal

A top election official issued a statement Thursday on campaigns accepting foreign aid the day after President Donald Trump said he'd consider taking information on opponents from other countries, NBC News...

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 08:12 PM EDT

GOP Leader Predicts State Budget Could Face Legal Challenge

GOP Leader Predicts State Budget Could Face Legal Challenge

The Connecticut Senate's Republican leader predicts the state could face legal action if Democratic Gov. Ned Lamont signs a new, two-year $43 billion state budget.

Thursday, Jun 13, 2019 at 07:53 PM EDT

Song Family Hopes Ethan's Law Inspires National Legislation

Song Family Hopes Ethan's Law Inspires National Legislation

Gov. Ned Lamont has signed legislation for tougher gun storage laws in the state. The family behind that bill said this is just the beginning.

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