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White House Homeland Security Adviser Resigns

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:29am

Tom Bossert, President Trump's adviser on homeland security, announces he's leaving, one day after his new boss, John Bolton, took over as White House national security adviser.

Amid Crisis Abroad And Tension At Home, Trump Cancels Trip To Latin America

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:22am

Press Secretary Sarah Sanders said Trump will remain in the U.S. to oversee the American response to Syria and to "monitor developments around the world."

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White House Homeland Security Adviser Bossert Becomes Latest To Step Down

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:11am

Tom Bossert, the White House adviser on homeland security and counterterrorism, has resigned. The move came a day after John Bolton took over as President Trump's national security adviser.

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Is A Middle Finger A Matter Of Free Speech?

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 10:06am

Juli Briskman flipped off the president ... and paid a high price.

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Is Facebook's Problem The Fact That It's Free?

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 9:20am

If you aren't a paying customer, then you're the product.

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Top Trump Trade Adviser Touts Tariffs

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 9:06am

Peter Navarro urged the president to impose tariffs on China. Is it a trade war he wants?

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Trump Cancels Trip To Latin America

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 8:56am

The White House announces that President Trump won't be travelling to Peru this weekend for a Latin American summit meeting and says Vice President Pence will go in his place.

Facebook In Congress: What To Expect When Zuckerberg Goes To Capitol Hill

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 7:00am

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg will testify before the Senate judiciary and commerce committees on Tuesday and the House Energy and Commerce Committee on Wednesday.

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How Significant Is It That The FBI Searched Michael Cohen's Office?

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:39am

Getting a warrant to search an attorney's office isn't easy. Rachel Martin talks to ex-federal prosecutor Renato Mariotti about the significance of searching the office of President Trump's lawyer.

Relations Between Washington And Tech Industry Are Frosty

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:32am

This week's congressional hearings on social media, data mining and politics are shaping up as a watershed moment in the touchy relationships between Washington and Silicon Valley.

Trump Considers: FBI Raid On His Attorney's Office, Syria Attack

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 6:29am

The U.S. is poised to respond to reports of a chemical attack in Syria, but the president is distracted by an FBI raid on his lawyer's office. Rachel Martin talks to GOP Sen. Cory Gardner of Colorado.

Lawmakers Prepare To Question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:05am

Senator Ed Markey will get a chance to question Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg during his testimony this week. Steve Inskeep asks Markey what he hopes to get out of the hearing.

Trump Blasts FBI After His Attorney's Office Is Raided

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:05am

President Trump has lashed out at federal investigators after agents raided his personal attorney's office. It was not immediately clear why investigators targeted Michael Cohen.

Morning News Brief

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:05am

Federal agents have raided the office of President Trump's longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen. And, the president had a meeting with military and national security officials about Syria.

National Advocacy Groups Back Candidates To Challenge Local Prosecutors

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:01am

The office of district attorney has become a target for those pushing for criminal justice reform.

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Government Ethics Officials Raise Red Flags On Scott Pruitt

Tue, 04/10/2018 - 4:00am

With a president keeping a Cabinet secretary on the job despite a raft of ethics scandals, ethics officials are spelling out why that might be a problem.

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FBI Raids Office Of Longtime Trump Attorney Michael Cohen

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 4:06pm

The president's longtime lawyer and ally has admitted he paid adult film actress Stormy Daniels $130,00 shortly before the 2016 election to keep quiet about her alleged sexual encounter with Trump.

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Trump Denounces Alleged Chemical Attack In Syria Says 'It Can't Be Allowed To Happen'

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:34pm

President Trump denounced the suspected poison gas attack in Syria that took place over the weekend and said the U.S. would soon decide how to respond.

$1 Trillion Deficits To Return, National Debt To Rise, Projects CBO

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:32pm

The nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office released its first 10-year economic outlook to factor in the GOP's 2017 tax cuts and a recent two-year spending deal.

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Florida Gov. Rick Scott Announces Senate Run, Challenging Incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson

Mon, 04/09/2018 - 3:24pm

After eight years as Florida's governor, Republican Rick Scott announced Monday he's challenging incumbent Democrat Bill Nelson in the race for the U.S. Senate. Gun control and President Trump are expected to be among the top issues.

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