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House condemns Trump 'racist' tweets in extraordinary rebuke

Jul. 16, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a remarkable political repudiation, the Democratic-led U.S. House voted Tuesday night to condemn President Donald Trump's "racist comments" against four congresswomen of color, despite protestations by Trump's Republican congressional allies and his own insistence he hasn't "a racist...

AP Analysis: Trump moves show him to be unreliable partner

Jun. 24, 2019 10:03 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's abrupt decision against military strikes may have prevented open military conflict with Iran, but it also showed him anew to be an unpredictable, unreliable, partner at home and abroad. Trump won his job partly on his claims to be a great dealmaker. But the...

Democrats rebuff GOP push for low-yield nuclear weapons

Jun. 12, 2019 8:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Democrats rebuffed attempts by Republicans Wednesday to authorize funding for so-called low-yield nuclear weapons that the Trump administration says are key to deterring Russia. Republicans put forward two amendments to fund the weapons in a defense bill, but both were rejected in a...

Guest lineups for the Sunday news shows

May. 24, 2019 6:21 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Mayor Pete Buttigieg of South Bend, Ind.; Rep. Liz Cheney, R-Wyo.; Sen. Martha McSally, R-Ariz. __ NBC's "Meet the Press" — White House Press Secretary Sarah Sanders; Reps. Hakeem Jeffries, D-N.Y., and Rashida...

Friess considering run for Wyoming US Senate seat

May. 22, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

CHEYENNE, Wyo. (AP) — A wealthy Republican political donor from Wyoming says he's thinking about running for U.S. Senate in 2020. Republican Sen. Mike Enzi recently announced he will retire at the end of his current term. Foster Friess told The Associated Press in a statement Wednesday he will be weighing...