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Coats learns live that Trump inviting Putin to White House: ‘Say that again?’

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Coats learns live that Trump inviting Putin to White House: ‘Say that again?’

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats was being interviewed on stage at the Aspen Security Forum Thursday when he was surprised to hear President Donald Trump was inviting Vladimir Putin to Washington …

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Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

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Trump planning to invite Putin to Washington this fall: White House

Stockbyte/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump has instructed National Security Adviser John Bolton to invite Russian President Vladimir Putin to Washington this fall and “discussions are already underway,” according to a tweet …

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WH says Trump now ‘disagrees’ with Putin proposal to question former US ambassador

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WH says Trump now ‘disagrees’ with Putin proposal to question former US ambassador

Steffen Kugler /BPA via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After political backlash from Republicans and well as Democrats, the White House said Thursday President Donald Trump now “disagrees” with Russian President Putin’s proposal that Russian investigators…

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Intel chief wishes Trump made a different statement on Russia meddling

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Intel chief wishes Trump made a different statement on Russia meddling

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The United States’ top intelligence officer said on Thursday that he was just doing his job when he released a statement contradicting the president’s comments on Russian meddling in the 2016 ele…

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Lapses at all levels of government made Flint water crisis worse: Report

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Lapses at all levels of government made Flint water crisis worse: Report

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The Environmental Protection Agency’s internal watchdog says that all levels of government — federal, state, and local — failed their oversight responsibilities to ensure that the residents of Flint, Michigan had clea…

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DHS chief says ‘too soon’ to tell if Trump-Putin relationship will have any real impact

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DHS chief says ‘too soon’ to tell if Trump-Putin relationship will have any real impact

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — The nation’s top Homeland Security official, charged with helping to stop foreign hackers from breaking into U.S. systems, says it’s still not clear whether President Donald Trump’s meeting with Russia…

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Republicans block Democrat attempt to subpoena Trump interpreter

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Republicans block Democrat attempt to subpoena Trump interpreter

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Republicans blocked an attempt Thursday morning to subpoena the interpreter who sat in on President Donald Trump’s one-on-one meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland on Monday.Rep. Adam Schiff, t…

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Lawmakers condemn White House suggestion that Kremlin could interrogate former US ambassador

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Lawmakers condemn White House suggestion that Kremlin could interrogate former US ambassador

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Lawmakers and former intelligence officials are expressing outrage over the White House suggesting it is considering a proposal from the Kremlin to potentially interrogate a group of Americans including a former U.S. ambassador….

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Putin: ‘Certain forces’ in the US want to ‘disavow the results’ of summit with Trump

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Putin: ‘Certain forces’ in the US want to ‘disavow the results’ of summit with Trump

Mikhail Svetlov/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Russian President Vladimir Putin said Thursday that his summit with President Donald Trump this week had generally been a success but “certain forces in the U.S. now want to prevent what was achieved there.”&…

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Maxine Waters warns supporters of possible ‘armed protests’ against her

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Maxine Waters warns supporters of possible ‘armed protests’ against her

Emma McIntyre/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Rep. Maxine Waters warned supporters on Wednesday of potential “armed protests” against her after an extremist group called for ongoing demonstrations outside her office in Los Angeles.In a lengthy statement is…

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