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WASHINGTON | Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC’s influence

WASHINGTON (AP) — Freshman Democratic Rep. Ilhan Omar “unequivocally” apologized Monday for tweets suggesting that members of Congress support Israel because they are being paid to do so, which drew bipartisan criticism and a rebuke from House Speaker Nancy Pelosi. The Minnesota Democrat said she had no intention offending anyone, including Jewish Americans. “We have … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Rep. Omar apologizes for tweets on AIPAC’s influence

WASHINGTON | Unbowed by Trump, Democrats charge ahead with investigations

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Congress that investigations and legislation don’t mix. But Speaker Nancy Pelosi said such threats have no place in the House, as unbowed Democrats charged ahead Wednesday with plans to probe Trump’s tax returns, business and ties to Russia. The chairman of the intelligence committee, Rep. Adam Schiff, announced … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Unbowed by Trump, Democrats charge ahead with investigations