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The Latest: Judiciary chair seeks hearing on emergency claim

Feb. 15, 2019 5:01 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and border security (all times local): 4:50 p.m. House Judiciary Committee Chairman Jerrold Nadler is calling for a hearing "in the coming days" on President Donald Trump's declaration of a national emergency. In a letter to Trump Friday, Nadler and...

Key takeaways from Roger Stone's indictment in Russia probe

Jan. 26, 2019 1:37 AM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russia investigation snared another associate of President Donald Trump with the arrest of self-described political "dirty trickster" Roger Stone. The charges brought by special counsel Robert Mueller reveal new details about how the Trump campaign sought to benefit from the release...

The Latest: Roger Stone to arraigned in Washington next week

Jan. 25, 2019 10:21 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on ex-Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone's arrest in the special counsel's Russia probe (all times local): 5:20 p.m. Former Trump campaign adviser Roger Stone will be arraigned in Washington, D.C., next week. He was arrested Friday at his home in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida. Stone...

The Latest: Trump signs bill to end government shutdown

Jan. 25, 2019 9:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 9:25 p.m. President Donald Trump has signed a bill that temporarily opens the federal government for three weeks, ending the longest shutdown in U.S. history at 35 days. The White House says Trump signed the measure after...

Trump confidant Stone charged with lying about hacked emails

Jan. 25, 2019 8:12 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's confidant Roger Stone was charged with lying about his pursuit of Russian-hacked emails damaging to Hillary Clinton's 2016 election bid, with prosecutors alleging that senior Trump campaign officials sought to leverage the stolen material into a White House win....

Trump makes rare cave on State of the Union speech

Jan. 24, 2019 8:03 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The counter-puncher caved. President Donald Trump's decision to postpone his State of the Union address under pressure from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi surprised allies, contradicted top aides who had been working on an alternative speech plan and left all of Washington trying to determine...

AP Exclusive: CNN's Acosta writing book on Trump White House

Jan. 24, 2019 1:22 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Jim Acosta has some follow-up comments on the Trump administration. The CNN Chief White House Correspondent, who has frequently clashed with President Donald Trump and members of his administration, has a book coming out June 11. He's calling it "The Enemy of the People," Trump's...

Trump says he'll give State of Union after shutdown ends

Jan. 23, 2019 11:43 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday night he is postponing his State of the Union address until the partial government shutdown ends, yielding after a weeklong showdown with House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. Following a high-stakes game of dare and double-dare, Trump conceded that "no venue...

The Latest: Some recalled IRS workers can stay off the job

Jan. 23, 2019 8:13 PM EST

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the partial government shutdown (all times local): 3 p.m. Several hundred of the 46,000 furloughed IRS employees recalled to work last week have gotten permission to stay off the job because of financial hardship. Nearly 60 percent of the IRS workforce was called back,...

Sanders says it's laughable that White House is inaccessible

Jan. 23, 2019 4:28 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Following the apparent demise of the traditional afternoon briefing of reporters, White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders told Fox News Channel on Wednesday that any notion the Trump administration is not accessible to the press is "absolutely laughable." "I take questions from...