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Trumps, Pences release their official Christmas portraits

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- With ten days left until Christmas, the Trumps and Pences released on Thursday their official Christmas portraits -- their first such photos since taking office.First ...

President Trump to visit FBI National Academy following comments that bureau is in 'tatters'

Samuel Corum/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- President Trump will visit the FBI National Academy on Friday amid heightened tensions with the bureau whose reputation he recently described as "in ...

GOP Tax Plan On Shaky Ground: Rubio Announces He’s a No

Drew Angerer/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The tax bill compromise reached by House and Senate negotiators now won't be unveiled until Monday. And at least one new Republican defector may ...

Trump cuts red tape (literally), vows to roll back onerous highway regulations

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- If there's one thing President Donald Trump loves, it's a visual aid. (And, reportedly, Diet Coke.) At a press event in the White House's ...

Four senior managers at Interior Dept. fired for harassment

Stockbyte/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke revealed today he has fired four senior managers at the Interior Department for inappropriate conduct, including sexual harassment. "I've already removed four ...

FCC creates emergency alerts for threats to law enforcement

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Federal Communications Commission voted Thursday to establish an alert system that would warn the public if a police officer in their community is threatened, missing, ...

DOJ rejects charges over release of FBI agent's text messages

Zach Gibson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Justice Department is rejecting accusations that it inappropriately offered several reporters access to private communications between two FBI officials who later worked on ...

McCain receiving treatment for side effects of cancer therapy, 'looking forward to returning to work'

Alex Wong/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain of Arizona, who is undergoing treatment for an aggressive form of brain cancer, is “currently receiving treatment at Walter Reed Medical ...

Haley lays out evidence Iran violating UN Resolutions

Stephanie Keith/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration has presented Iranian missiles and weapons, allegedly sent to Houthi rebels in Yemen that it says shows Iran has violated United ...

Outgoing adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman: ‘Lack of diversity’ at WH left her lonely but Trump 'not a racist'

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Two days after submitting her resignation as a senior adviser to President Donald Trump, Omarosa Manigault Newman acknowledged a “lack of diversity” in the White House ...

RNC launches website promoting tax reform ahead of expected votes

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Republican National Committee is launching a website to help President Trump make his closing argument on tax reform, ABC News has learned.The RNC's website, which ...

Write-in votes still loom over Alabama senate race

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- While the final results in Tuesday's upset victory for Democrat Doug Jones in Alabama's U.S. Senate special election still won't be known for a few weeks, ...

Omarosa Manigault speaks out about WH exit: 'I have seen things that have made me uncomfortable'

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- Former reality-TV star turned White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Thursday tried to set the record straight on her reportedly dramatic exit from the White ...

Roy Moore refusing to concede Alabama Senate race, says 'battle rages on'

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Twenty-four hours after Democrat Doug Jones claimed an upset victory in Alabama's senatorial election, controversial candidate Roy Moore is refusing to concede the race.Moore released ...

Tillerson tries to quell anxieties at State Dept. amid questions about his future

Aurelien Meunier/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Ten months after taking office and seven months after beginning a “redesign” of the department that critics say has hollowed it out, Secretary of ...

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