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U.S. Political News: U.S. Representative, Hank Johnson, defends comments comparing Trump to Hitler

WASHINGTON – Jan. 15, 2019 – Georgia Congressman Hank Johnson isn’t apologizing for a recent speech that drew parallels between President Donald Trump and Adolf Hitler, and he says the chorus of critics who have assailed him for the comparison are missing the underlying point of his remarks. SOURCE: news provided by HANKJOHNSON.HOUSE.GOV on January … Continue reading U.S. Political News: U.S. Representative, Hank Johnson, defends comments comparing Trump to Hitler

WASHINGTON | Trump answers Romney criticism: ‘I won big, and he didn’t’

WASHINGTON  —Jan 02, 2019— Faced with biting public criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney, President Donald Trump pushed back Wednesday, reminding him that “I won big, and he didn’t.” Days away from joining the Senate’s Republican majority, Romney broadly criticized Trump’s policies and character in a newspaper column, arguing that the president “has not risen … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump answers Romney criticism: ‘I won big, and he didn’t’

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he’s ready to negotiate with Dems

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the U.S. government shutdown (all times local): 5:20 p.m. President Donald Trump says he’s “ready, willing and able” to negotiate an end to the partial government shutdown that has now stretched into its 10th day. Trump tells Fox News Channel in a year-end interview set to air Monday night that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says he’s ready to negotiate with Dems

WASHINGTON | House GOP quietly ends probe into FBI’s 2016 decisions

WASHINGTON — House Republicans say more investigation is needed into decisions made by the FBI and the Justice Department in 2016. This, as they brought an unceremonious end to a yearlong look at the department’s handling of probes into Hillary Clinton‘s emails and Donald Trump’s ties to Russia. In a letter released Friday evening, the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | House GOP quietly ends probe into FBI’s 2016 decisions

DES MOINES, Iowa | In Iowa, Democrats see 2020 as head vs. heart moment

DES MOINES, Iowa— Barack Obama’s earliest supporters in Iowa are setting aside the romance of his surprise 2008 caucus victory and focusing on who can seize the presidency from Donald Trump. In Iowa, where Democrats look back wistfully on his Cinderella rise, uniform antipathy for Trump and the divisive 2016 Democratic caucuses between Hillary Clinton … Continue reading DES MOINES, Iowa | In Iowa, Democrats see 2020 as head vs. heart moment

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wishes Flynn ‘good luck’ before sentencing

WASHINGTON— The Latest on former Trump national security adviser Michael Flynn and the Russia investigation (all times local): 7:05 a.m. President Donald Trump is wishing ex-national security adviser Michael Flynn “good luck” in court as Flynn awaits sentencing for lying to the FBI. Trump tweeted hours before Flynn’s sentencing Tuesday in federal court in Washington … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump wishes Flynn ‘good luck’ before sentencing

NEW YORK | Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK— Michael Cohen, Donald Trump’s once-devoted lawyer and all-around fixer, was sentenced Wednesday to three years in prison after telling a federal judge that his “blind loyalty” to Trump led him to cover up the president’s “dirty deeds.” Standing alone at the defense table, Cohen, 52, shook his head slightly and closed his eyes … Continue reading NEW YORK | Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen gets 3 years in prison

NEW YORK  | Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse

NEW YORK  — A Guatemalan living in the U.S. illegally who says she faced abusive working conditions as a maid at Donald Trump’s New Jersey golf club doesn’t regret speaking out, even though she might lose her job and be deported. Victorina Morales tells The Associated Press in an interview Friday that she can’t go … Continue reading NEW YORK  | Trump resort worker: No regrets speaking out about abuse