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DOJ denies Sessions discussed 'interference' with ambassador after report of campaign conversations

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Justice (DOJ) denied Friday evening that Attorney General Jeff Sessions had meetings or discussions with foreign officials "concerning any type of interference" with ...

Financier Anthony Scaramucci accepts Trump offer to head White House communications

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Prominent Wall Street financier Anthony Scaramucci has accepted the position of White House communications director offered to him by President Donald Trump.Scaramucci is replacing ...

Trump Jr., Manafort agree to cooperate with Senate panel, won't attend public hearing

William Campbell/Corbis via Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort have both agreed to cooperate with the Senate Judiciary Committee in regards to its Russia probe, ...

Sean Spicer feeling 'relieved' after resignation as White House press secretary

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Sean Spicer is feeling "relieved" in the wake of his resignation as the White House press secretary, he told ABC News Friday afternoon.When asked how ...

Susan Rice meets with Senate Intel Committee as part of Russia probe

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- 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 ...

Scaramucci once had some not-so-nice things to say about President Trump

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- "Hack politician.”“I don’t like the way he talks about women.”No, these weren’t the musings of Hillary Clinton or Bernie Sanders about President Donald Trump -– they ...

Sarah Huckabee Sanders named press secretary after Sean Spicer resignation

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Sarah Huckabee Sanders was named White House press secretary Friday, hours after Sean Spicer resigned from the position.The promotion for Sanders, who was previously principal deputy ...

President Trump's lawyer says pardons 'are not on the table'

The White House (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's legal team is disputing reports that the president or others in the White House are discussing the prospect of using presidential ...

What we know about the Trump legal team shakeup

dibrova/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is shaking up his outside legal team that is charged primarily with responding to the federal probe into Russian interference in the 2016 ...

John McCain's wife posts 'Throwback' photos following tumor diagnosis

Ralph Freso/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The day after Sen. John McCain announced that he was diagnosed with a brain tumor, the Arizona Republican's wife took to Instagram and shared ...

Senators say Paul Manafort, Donald Trump Jr. will get subpoenas if they skip hearing

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is threatening to issue subpoenas to compel Paul Manafort and Donald ...

White House says Trump 'has no intention' to remove Mueller as interview reverberates

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The White House did not refute comments made by President Donald Trump about special counsel Robert Mueller in a candid and wide-ranging interview Wednesday, reiterating ...

Inside the frayed relationship between Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions

US Department of Justice (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's scathing rebuke of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a recent interview is just the most recent public display of his ...

Trump's trouble with Senate moderates, and what that means for health care

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The process of wrangling 50 Republican votes both for the Senate's proposed replacement health care plan as well as a straight repeal of Obamacare has ...

CBO estimates 22 million would lose insurance in a decade under GOP health care bill

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates the most recent version of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare would cut the ...

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