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Tillerson resignation rumors 'false,' State Department says

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The State Department is pushing back on a new wave of rumors that Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is planning on resigning.“That is false,” ...

House approves Russia sanctions

eurobanks/iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The House of Representatives today passed sweeping sanctions that punish Russia for its election meddling and aggression toward its neighbors.The bill -- already approved by the ...

President Trump says he's 'disappointed' in Jeff Sessions

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said Tuesday that he is "disappointed" in Attorney General Jeff Sessions, adding to a recent spate of public criticisms."He should not have recused ...

John McCain returns to Senate, says they're not 'president's subordinates'

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Sen. John McCain, R-Ariz., was welcomed back to the Senate floor with a round of applause after returning to D.C. less than a week after disclosing ...

Republicans pull off narrow victory to move health reform forward

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate voted 51-50 Tuesday to move forward with a debate on health care reform, even though it was not clear what measure the body would ...

Jared Kushner faced second day of questioning on the Hill in Russia probe

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- Members of the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russia election interference questioned White House senior adviser Jared Kushner today on Capitol Hill for more than three hours ...

Trump and Jeff Sessions 'need to either get together or separate,' White House spokesman Anthony Scaramucci says

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- New White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci likened the tension between President Trump and Attorney General Sessions to a divorce.When you start not liking each other, ...

Trump hails John McCain as 'American hero' after deriding his war record before

ABCNews.com (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump is hailing Sen. John McCain as an "American hero" as the Arizona senator, under treatment for a brain tumor, returns to the Capitol ...

Senate committee issues subpoena for Paul Manafort to appear at hearing

Tom Williams/CQ Roll Call/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has been issued a subpoena compelling him to participate in a hearing about Russian interference in ...

President Trump calls Attorney General Jeff Sessions 'very weak' on 'Clinton crimes'

The White House (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump continued his public criticism of Attorney General Jeff Sessions as part of a series of early-morning tweets, calling his ...

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 ...

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