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Former acting FBI director: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House'

Former acting FBI director: Rosenstein 'offered to wear a wire into the White House'

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Trump's allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

Trump's allies get set for fierce fight over emergency declaration

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Former acting FBI director: Trump's 'own words' prompted counterintelligence investigation

Former acting FBI director: Trump's 'own words' prompted counterintelligence investigation

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Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena

Former Cambridge Analytica director cooperated with special counsel subpoena

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Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

Anthony Weiner has been released from federal prison

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Cory Booker says he won't comment further on Smollett case until more information comes out

Cory Booker says he won't comment further on Smollett case until more information comes out

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Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

Shutdown fight is over, but Congress likely still stuck

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Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: 'Medicare for all will take a while'

Brown defends Medicare buy-in proposal: 'Medicare for all will take a while'

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Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through

Rubio visits Venezuela-Colombia border, says aid will get through

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Schiff: Trump 'daring the courts' to strike down national emergency

Schiff: Trump 'daring the courts' to strike down national emergency

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Ted Cruz has 'a better chance' of paying for the wall than drug lord 'El Chapo,' attorney says

Ted Cruz has 'a better chance' of paying for the wall than drug lord 'El Chapo,' attorney says

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Trump tells Europe to take back ISIS fighters, warns they could be released

Trump tells Europe to take back ISIS fighters, warns they could be released

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URGENT - Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

URGENT - Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

(CNN) -- State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert said Saturday she has withdrawn from consideration as UN ambassador. President Donald Trump had announced he was picking Nauert, but the formal nomination had not been sent to the Senate."I am grateful to President Trump and Secretary Pompeo for the trust they placed in me for considering me for the position of U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations. However, the past two months have been grueling for my family and therefore it is in the best interest of my family that I withdraw my name from consideration. Serving in the Administration for the past two years has been one of the highest honors of my life and I will always be grateful to the President, the Secretary, and my colleagues at the State Department for their support," Nauert said in a statement from the State Department.The State Department said President Trump will make an announcement with respect to a new nominee soon.Secretary of State Michael R. Pompeo: "Heather Nauert has performed her duties as a senior member of my team with unequalled excellence. Her personal decision today to withdraw her name from consideration to become the nominee for United States Ambassador to the United Nations is a decision for which I have great respect. I wish Heather nothing but the best in all of her future endeavors and know that she will continue to be a great representative of this nation in whatever role she finds herself."

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

Heather Nauert withdraws from consideration as UN ambassador

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Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke visit Wisconsin with clear message: You won't be ignored this time

Amy Klobuchar, Beto O'Rourke visit Wisconsin with clear message: You won't be ignored this time

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Democratic contenders step up calls for gun control legislation following Illinois shooting

Democratic contenders step up calls for gun control legislation following Illinois shooting

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R.E.M. blasts Trump for retweeting video that uses 'Everybody Hurts' to mock Democrats

R.E.M. blasts Trump for retweeting video that uses 'Everybody Hurts' to mock Democrats

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Pence calls on European allies to withdraw from Iran deal as Merkel defends decision

Pence calls on European allies to withdraw from Iran deal as Merkel defends decision

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California Gov. Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president

California Gov. Gavin Newsom endorses Kamala Harris for president

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Read: Transcript of Paul Manafort sealed hearing

Read: Transcript of Paul Manafort sealed hearing

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