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Senators launch bipartisan bid to block Saudi arms sales

Jun. 5, 2019 2:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Directly challenging President Donald Trump's use of executive power, Democrats and Republicans in the Senate are banding together to introduce more than a dozen resolutions aimed at blocking the Trump administration's sale of weapons to Saudi Arabia. The maneuver amounts to a remarkable...

Government audit: Carson's $40K office purchases broke law

May. 17, 2019 4:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson violated the law when his department spent more than $40,000 to purchase a dining set and a dishwasher for his office's executive dining room, government auditors concluded. In a report released Thursday, the Government Accountability...