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Were fighting all the subpoenas, Trump says as war with Dems heats up House Judiciary Chairman Jerrold Nadlers subpoena of former White House Counsel Don McGahn is ridiculous, President Donald Trump said Wednesday as Democrats continue their investigations of his business and political lives. The president also made clear h
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Offshore drilling ban proposed by bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers A bipartisan group of Florida lawmakers introduced a measure to permanently ban drilling off their coast, the latest sign resistance may be swift among coastal Republicans if the administration tries to open their states waters to oil and gas exploration.
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Racism censure partly helped Rep. King understand what Jesus went through for us Rep. Steve King invoked thestory of Jesus Christ at a town hall Tuesday, comparing his experience being called out for racist remarks in the House of Representatives earlier this year to Jesus trial and public crucifixion in Jerusalem. When I have to step
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Trump threatens to send armed soldiers to U.S.-Mexico border President Donald Trump on Wednesday issued a hawkish threat to Mexican law enforcement personnel and drug traffickers, warning them he is sending ARMED SOLDIERS to the U.S.-Mexico border. Trump appears to have been agitated by Special Counsel Robert S. Mu
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Democrats close but still short votes needed to pass $15 minimum wage Proponents of a $15 minimum wage are bullish about the prospects of the House passing a bill to incrementally double the current $7.25 federal standard over five years, despiteDemocrats seemingly being shortthe votes to do so. Were working to make sure th
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Will 2020 Democrats condemn the Armenian genocide? Whether the slaughter of Armenians by Ottoman Turks in 1915 amounted to a genocide is still a fraught political question for U.S. presidential candidates more than a century later. The question for now is how many of the growing field of candidates might
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First quarter drug lobbying outpaces other health care sectors Several health care trade groups and businesses upped their lobbying expenditures in the opening stretch of 2019, with the pharmaceutical industry reporting the highest expenditures as lawmakers focus on rising drug prices. The Pharmaceutical Care Managem
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Republicans have a post-Trump identity crisis on the horizon Republicans are enjoying their ride in the White House and basking in the glow of a divided Democratic presidential field, but a monumental identity crisis is looming for the GOP. Whether you think President Donald Trump wont be president in two months, t
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Trade, infrastructure, health care issues dominate K Street The renegotiated trade deal with Canada and Mexico, an elusive infrastructure package and debate over prescription drug prices dominated the lobbying agendas of some of the biggest spenders on K Street early this year, setting the legislative stage for th
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Trump opposes aides testimony on Mueller report, ramping up feud with Democrats President Donald Trump said Tuesday he is opposed to current and former White House officials testifying before Congress about special counsel Robert S. Mueller IIIs report. There is no reason to go any further, and especially in Congress where its very p
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