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Twitter airs election meddling data

Oct. 17, 2018 2:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Twitter is releasing all known accounts and posts related to "information operations" dating back to 2016, when it was first learned that foreign operators were using social media to meddle in U.S. elections. Twitter has already disclosed the account numbers, but is now releasing the actual...

Maryland's Jealous would broaden gun-control, oppose Trump

Oct. 16, 2018 5:06 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Democrat Ben Jealous said Tuesday that if he were elected governor over a popular Republican incumbent he would support broadening a new Maryland gun-control law to restrict firearms access to people found to be a risk to themselves or others. The former NAACP president also said he would...

A Trump stalwart softens her tone in pivotal US House race

Oct. 16, 2018 1:47 PM EDT

CAZENOVIA, N.Y. (AP) — First-term Republican U.S. Rep. Claudia Tenney was an early supporter of Donald Trump who has drawn comparisons to the president by brashly claiming some people who commit mass murders are Democrats and promoting a petition to lock up Hillary Clinton. That just seemed like good...

Ex-FBI official says his book has been delayed by FBI review

Oct. 11, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former FBI acting Director Andrew McCabe said Thursday that his book has been delayed because of an FBI review lasting longer than he thought it would, making him concerned he has been singled out for what he calls "irregular unfair treatment." McCabe's book, "The Threat: How the FBI...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Oct. 10, 2018 12:23 AM EDT

Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. —Oct. 9: Trump announces U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's resignation, effective at end of the year. —Aug. 29: Trump announces that White House counsel Don McGahn would leave sometime in...

Notable firings and resignations from Trump's White House

Oct. 9, 2018 12:10 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Notable firings and resignations from President Donald Trump's White House since he took office on Jan. 20, 2017. —Oct. 9: Trump announces U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's resignation, effective at end of the year. —Aug. 29: Trump announces that White House Counsel Don McGahn...

House committee to release Russia probe transcripts

Sep. 28, 2018 1:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The House intelligence committee voted Friday to release transcripts of more than 50 interviews it conducted as part of its now-closed investigation into Russian election interference during the 2016 presidential campaign. Among those to be released are interviews with President Donald...

White House postpones meeting between Trump, Rosenstein

Sep. 27, 2018 1:56 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A highly anticipated meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein was postponed until next week to avoid conflicting with a dramatic Senate hearing involving Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, the White House said Thursday. The two were set to meet...

Trump: I'd 'certainly prefer not' to fire Rosenstein

Sep. 26, 2018 7:00 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Wednesday that he would "certainly prefer not" to fire Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein and that he may delay a highly anticipated meeting with the Justice Department's No. 2 official. Trump said Rosenstein denied making remarks first attributed to him in...

Ryan says Congress shouldn't 'step in the way' on Rosenstein

Sep. 26, 2018 6:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday that Congress "shouldn't step in the way" ahead of a meeting between President Donald Trump and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein. Ryan's comments Wednesday came after the conservative House Freedom Caucus pushed for Rosenstein to testify before...