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Republican senator warns of 'holy hell to pay' if Trump fires Sessions

ABC News (WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham warned on Thursday that there would be “holy hell to pay” if President Donald Trump fires U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions.“This ...

Top US general promises no changes in military transgender policy for now

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Gen. Joseph Dunford, the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, has issued guidance to military commanders stressing that there will be no change ...

What is a recess appointment, and is it a feasible option for Trump if Sessions goes?

Win McNamee/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Even though Jeff Sessions has indicated he has no intention of leaving his post, President Donald Trump’s continued public criticism of his attorney general ...

By the numbers: Transgender individuals serving in the US military

Vstock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- Numbers from a 2016 Rand Corp. study show that the ban on transgender people in the military announced by President Trump may affect only a small ...

Scaramucci tweets then deletes cryptic message about 'leak' of his financial disclosure form

Mark Wilson/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Newly named White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci on Wednesday wrote in a now-deleted cryptic tweet that the "leak" of his financial disclosure form ...

GOP to consider 'skinny' repeal option on health care

US Senate (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is in the middle of thick debate, struggling to pass any option for repealing or replacing the Affordable Care Act (ACA). After a ...

Top diplomatic security official leaving State Dept. while dozens of positions remain vacant

Photo by Michael Hernandez/Anadolu Agency/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- The acting chief of diplomatic security is leaving the State Department Thursday, vacating two important roles that ensure the protection of ...

Senate measure to repeal Affordable Care Act fails

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- With the failure Wednesday afternoon of the 2015 House bill that would just repeal the Affordable Care Act, Congress’ two best chances ...

Trump has been 'clear' about his feelings on Jeff Sessions, press secretary says

US Department of Justice (WASHINGTON) -- White House press secretary Sarah Sanders said Wednesday that President Trump has "been very clear" about his feelings toward Attorney General Jeff Sessions."He's ...

Former Trump campaign adviser meets with House Intelligence Committee

Credit: Architect of the Capitol (WASHINGTON) -- Former Trump campaign adviser J.D. Gordon appeared on Capitol Hill Wednesday for an interview with the House Intelligence Committee investigating Russian election ...

Politicians, LGBTQ activists weigh in on Trump's transgender military ban

ABC News (NEW YORK) -- President Donald Trump’s tweets Wednesday morning, announcing his decision to ban transgender Americans from serving in the military, have elicited a wide range of ...

Rep. Steve Scalise discharged from hospital six weeks after shooting

Spencer Platt/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., was discharged from MedStar Washington Hospital Center on Tuesday, the hospital said in a statement on Wednesday, nearly six weeks ...

Senate continues voting on Obamacare repeal options

iStock/Thinkstock (WASHINGTON) -- The Senate is in the thick of a potentially dayslong process to find a health care plan that Republicans might be able to actually pass.Senators will ...

Trump says transgender people won't be allowed to serve in the US military 'in any capacity'

The White House (WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump announced Wednesday morning that after consulting with his generals and military experts, transgender people will not be allowed to serve in ...

Justice Dept. tells White House: Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images (WASHINGTON) -- One of the Justice Department's highest officials has notified the White House that Attorney General Jeff Sessions has no plans to resign from his ...

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