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Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joining Trump legal team along with others

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Former NYC Mayor Rudy Giuliani joining Trump legal team along with others

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — President Donald Trump has expanded his legal team and hired an old friend, former New York city Mayor Rudy Giuliani, ABC News has confirmed — a move which comes on the heels of shake-ups on the presiden…

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DOJ to make Comey memos available to Congress after subpoena threat: Sources

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DOJ to make Comey memos available to Congress after subpoena threat: Sources

Karl Moor/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The Justice Department will make former FBI director James Comey’s memos detailing his interactions with President Donald Trump available to three congressional committees as early as Thursday, two sources tell ABC…

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Conservative caucus members say they deserve powerful place at the table

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Conservative caucus members say they deserve powerful place at the table

ABC News(NEW YORK) — As House Republicans prepare to select their next speaker, two key Freedom Caucus members told ABC News they want their conservative group to have a seat at the leadership table.“We need to be more involved in the process. I…

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DOJ inspector general has referred McCabe case to federal prosecutors for possible charge

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DOJ inspector general has referred McCabe case to federal prosecutors for possible charge

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Federal prosecutors in Washington have been asked by the Justice Department’s inspector general to determine whether the FBI’s former deputy director, Andrew McCabe, should be charged for alleged…

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Mention of Trump, Mueller and riot gear in Pittsburgh police email causes stir

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Mention of Trump, Mueller and riot gear in Pittsburgh police email causes stir

Chris Hondros/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Pittsburgh’s police department found itself in the spotlight Thursday because of a few key words in an email from a head detective: President Donald Trump, special counsel Robert Mueller and riot gear.The…

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Republican senators won’t commit to endorsing Trump in 2020

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Republican senators won’t commit to endorsing Trump in 2020

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Two Senate Republicans, both of whom are leaving the Senate after their current terms, said they would not necessarily back President Donald Trump for re-election in 2020, with one of them speculating that he may not ev…

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President Trump visits Key West for briefing on drug interdiction efforts

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President Trump visits Key West for briefing on drug interdiction efforts

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(KEY WEST, Fla.) — Fresh off his two-day summit with Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, President Donald Trump made a short jaunt to Key West, Florida, on Thursday for a briefing on the military’s efforts to counter smuggling o…

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Doctor fined $30K for illegally prescribing Prince medication week before singer’s death

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Doctor fined $30K for illegally prescribing Prince medication week before singer’s death

Richard E. Aaron/Redferns(ST. PAUL, Minn.) — A Minnesota doctor who prescribed an opioid painkiller for Prince a week before the musician’s 2016 death has agreed to pay $30,000 to settle civil charges that he wrote an illegal prescription, feder…

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Judge says felony trial against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens can go forward

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Judge says felony trial against Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens can go forward

Craig Barritt/Getty Images for The Robin Hood Foundation(ST. LOUIS) — A St. Louis judge denied Gov. Eric Greitens’ motion to dismiss an invasion of privacy case, meaning the May 14 felony trial will go forward against the embattled Missouri Repu…

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Michael Cohen dismisses lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

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Michael Cohen dismisses lawsuits against BuzzFeed, Fusion GPS

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Michael Cohen, President Trump’s longtime personal attorney, has dismissed lawsuits against BuzzFeed and Fusion GPS over the publishing of a controversial dossier compiled by former MI6 agent Christopher Stee…

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