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What’s in the Russia sanctions bill that Trump might veto

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump is facing a stark foreign policy choice: Sign off on punishing new sanctions against Russia for its interference in the 2016 presidential election or ...

President Trump criticizes Senate Republicans for not doing 'their job' in Obamacare fight

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump was critical of Senate Republicans for their work -- or lack thereof -- on health care reform during remarks at the White House ...

John McCain set for Senate return on Tuesday following cancer diagnosis

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Following the announcement last week that he has brain cancer, Senator John McCain, R-Arizona, is set to return to the U.S. Senate on Tuesday, ...

Timeline leading up to Jeff Sessions' recusal and the fallout

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions' meetings with the Russian ambassador during the campaign continue to cause problems for him months after they were disclosed ...

Read Jared Kushner's full statement released ahead of closed-door meeting with Senate committee

YURI GRIPAS/AFP/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Jared Kushner, a White House senior adviser and the president's son-in-law, became the first Trump family member to appear on Capitol Hill as part ...

Jared Kushner denies colluding with Russia, says Trump ran 'smarter campaign'

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Jared Kushner, President Donald Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, is expected to deny that he colluded with Russia during the presidential campaign in ...

Congressional Democrats to roll out economic agenda

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. Chuck Schumer and other Democratic congressional leaders are launching a revamped messaging campaign Monday as part of the party's new appeal to voters before the ...

Trump calls Jeff Sessions 'beleaguered AG' in tweet

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) --  President Trump Monday morning called Attorney General Jeff Sessions "beleaguered" following his public criticism of Sessions in a recent interview with The New York Times."After 1 ...

Jared Kushner set for closed-door interview with Senate Intelligence Committee

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Jared Kushner, President Trump's son-in-law and a senior White House adviser, is expected on Capitol Hill Monday for a closed-door interview with the Senate Intelligence Committee.The ...

Trump spokeswoman dismisses ‘Russia fever’ as attempt to take away legitimacy of his victory

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- The president’s new press secretary dismissed the media’s focus on the Russia investigation, what she called “Russia fever,” as an attempt to delegitimize Trump’s election victory.“There's ...

Trump lawyer says it's an open question whether president could pardon himself

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Jay Sekulow, a member of President Trump’s legal team, said it’s an open question whether the president has the authority to pardon himself.Sekulow was responding ...

Donald Trump Jr. adds DC-based attorney to legal team

Rick Wilking-Pool/Getty Images (NEW YORK) -- Donald Trump Jr.'s legal team is expanding its operation, bringing on D.C.-based attorney and longtime regulatory lawyer Karina Lynch, his team told ABC ...

Democrats open to single-payer health insurance, a party leader says

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- The Democratic Party will consider proposing a single-payer health insurance system, Sen. Chuck Schumer of New York said.“We’re going to look at broader things [for ...

Trump Jr., Manafort agree to cooperate with Senate panel and won't attend Wednesday hearing, Grassley says

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Donald Trump Jr. and Paul Manafort have both agreed to negotiate with the Senate Judiciary Committee to provide documents "and be interviewed... ...

New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci 'deleting old tweets'

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Anthony Scaramucci, the newest member of the Trump administration, took to Twitter Saturday to say he’s deleting some old tweets that “shouldn’t be a ...

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