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Amidst Swirling Rumors, Tillerson Takes Few Days Off From State Department

Secretary of Stat Rex Tillerson is ‘taking a little time off’ from work during a tumultuous period in Washington, a State Department spokeswoman said Tuesday. Spokeswoman Heather Nauert didn’t give an exact reason or provide a location, while brushing back reports that Tillerson might be leaving his post six months into the Trump administration. ‘He […]

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Kushner Denies Collusion, Admits To At Least 4 Meetings With Russians

Senior White House adviser Jared Kusher is denying that President Donald Trump’s campaign colluded with Russia, saying in a statement ahead of congressional interviews that he has “nothing to hide.” The 11-page statement provided to The Associated Press by a representative Monday details four contacts with Russians during Trump’s campaign and transition. Kushner plans to […]

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Sean Spicer Resigns As White House Press Secretary

White House press secretary Sean Spicer abruptly resigned Friday after opposing President Donald Trump’s appointment of Anthony Scaramucci as communications director.At a press briefing later Friday, Scaramucci announced principal deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders will take over as press secretary. Trump asked Spicer to stay in his role, but Spicer said appointing Scaramucci was […]

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Susan Rice Testifies Before Senate Intel Committee In Russia Probe

Susan Rice, former President Barack Obama’s national security advisor, met Friday with the Senate Intelligence Committee for a private interview as part of the panel’s investigation into Russian election interference. “Ambassador Rice met voluntarily with the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence today as part of the Committee’s bipartisan investigation into Russia’s interference in the 2016 […]

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Conservatives Angling To Fire Mueller Due To His Investigation Of Trump

Jeff Sessions will likely continue to lead the Department of Justice, despite the public clash between President Donald Trump and his choice for attorney general. But Trump’s frustration with the direction of the Russian probe and the special prosecutor are understandable, said Tom Fitton, president of Judicial Watch, a government watchdog group. “Sessions should un-recuse […]