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After killing, GOP skeptics still doubt Trump foreign policy

Oct. 29, 2019 7:05 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Few moments have provoked such widespread condemnation of President Donald Trump from fellow Republicans as his sudden decision this month to withdraw most U.S. troops from Syria. But if Trump hoped to win a reprieve from GOP skeptics after the raid that resulted in the death of Islamic...

AP Exclusive: Middleman helped Saudi give to Obama inaugural

Oct. 29, 2019 1:19 PM EDT

When President Barack Obama was reelected in 2012, a Saudi tycoon and his business associate sent hundreds of thousands of dollars to the U.S. to help pay for the inaugural celebration and get a picture with the president, according to court documents and an analysis of campaign finance records by The Associated...

Correction: Election 2020-Senate-Tennessee story

Oct. 17, 2019 3:53 PM EDT

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — In a story Oct. 16 about the U.S. Senate race in Tennessee, The Associated Press reported erroneously that Manny Sethi has loaned his campaign $1 million total. He has loaned his campaign $1.5 million total. A corrected version of the story is below: Prominent donors take sides in...

Sondland prepared to deny he was warned about Ukraine work

Oct. 15, 2019 9:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Gordon Sondland, the U.S. ambassador to the European Union, is prepared to tell lawmakers this week that top White House national security officials never personally raised concerns with him about his dealings with Rudy Giuliani in Ukraine, a person familiar with his account told The...

Florida congressman turns Trump support into recognition

Oct. 9, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

NICEVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Long before Republican U.S. Rep. Matt Gaetz was calling the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee "Captain Kangaroo," he built a reputation as an agitator who wasn't shy about calling out other lawmakers on social media or with reporters. During a news conference Tuesday,...

Trump escalates impeachment fight, barring envoy's testimony

Oct. 8, 2019 9:12 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Escalating his fight against Congress' impeachment inquiry, President Donald Trump flouted Democratic warnings about impeachable conduct Tuesday in blocking a U.S. diplomat from testifying about Trump's dealings with Ukraine. House committee chairmen quickly issued a subpoena to force the...

Senators warn of foreign social media meddling in US vote

Oct. 8, 2019 8:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of U.S. senators urged President Donald Trump on Tuesday to warn the public about efforts by foreign governments to interfere in U.S. elections, a subject he has largely avoided, and take steps to thwart attempts by hostile nations to use social media to meddle in the...

Warren stands by account of once being fired for pregnancy

Oct. 8, 2019 2:31 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Elizabeth Warren is standing by her account of being fired from a teaching job nearly 50 years ago because she was pregnant — an anecdote that she routinely recounts at campaign events but one that some conservatives charge has been embellished to make the narrative more compelling...

Problematic relatives: A true American political tradition

Oct. 6, 2019 10:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Since America's early days, leading politicians have had to contend with awkward problems posed by their family members. Joe Biden is the latest to navigate this tricky terrain. President Donald Trump has sought, without evidence, to implicate Biden and his son Hunter in the kind of...

GOP’s Reeves backed by Trump in Mississippi governor’s race

Oct. 3, 2019 3:38 PM EDT

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — President Donald Trump has tweeted that he’s giving his “Complete & Total Endorsement” to the Republican nominee for Mississippi governor, Tate Reeves. In response, Democratic nominee Jim Hood says Reeves is responsible for “the swamp” in...