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WASHINGTON | GOP senator: Rep. King’s racial remarks hurt Republicans, US

WASHINGTON  —Jan 11, 2019—Iowa Republican congressman Steve King says he’s not a racist, but he’s facing heavy criticism from his party over his remarks about white supremacy. King on Friday said from the House floor that he is an advocate for “Western civilization,” not white supremacy or white nationalism. But he didn’t deny remarks published … Continue reading WASHINGTON | GOP senator: Rep. King’s racial remarks hurt Republicans, US

NEW YORK | Republicans worry a primary challenge would hurt Trump

NEW YORK —Jan 02, 2019 —  Donald Trump declared himself “the most popular president in the history of the Republican Party” on Wednesday. Yet his allies fear a primary challenge from a high-profile Republican could doom his re-election. The concern was outlined in a private email shared among Republican National Committee members hours after the GOP’s last … Continue reading NEW YORK | Republicans worry a primary challenge would hurt Trump

WASHINGTON | New GOP rivalry? Romney barrels into DC blistering Trump

WASHINGTON —Jan 02, 2019— Mitt Romney, the 2012 GOP presidential nominee and incoming Utah senator, has quickly set himself apart from other Republicans in the new Congress with a blistering attack on President Donald Trump‘s leadership and character, triggering what could become a new rivalry in the GOP ranks. Romney put to rest expectations that … Continue reading WASHINGTON | New GOP rivalry? Romney barrels into DC blistering Trump

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Romney ought to be ‘team player’

WASHINGTON  — Jan 02, 2019— The Latest on Sen.-elect Mitt Romney‘s criticism of President Donald Trump (all times local): 8:10 a.m. President Donald Trump is responding to blistering criticism from Republican Sen.-elect Mitt Romney. Trump says he would “much prefer that Mitt focus on Border Security and so many other things where he can be … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump says Romney ought to be ‘team player’

WASHINGTON | CIA briefs House leaders on Khashoggi as Senate nears votes

WASHINGTON — CIA Director Gina Haspel briefed House leaders on Wednesday on the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as the Senate prepared for a possible vote on two resolutions that would rebuke Saudi Arabia for its role in the slaying. Two people familiar with the meeting said House leaders were receiving a briefing from … Continue reading WASHINGTON | CIA briefs House leaders on Khashoggi as Senate nears votes

WASHINGTON | CIA director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi’s slaying

WASHINGTON— CIA Director Gina Haspel is headed to Capitol Hill to brief Senate leaders Tuesday on the slaying of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi as senators weigh their next steps in possibly punishing the longtime Middle East ally over the killing. The CIA director is set to meet Republican and Democratic Senate leaders, as well as … Continue reading WASHINGTON | CIA director to brief Senate leaders on Khashoggi’s slaying

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Trump-Merkel meeting set for Saturday

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina  — The Latest on President Donald Trump at the Group of 20 summit (all times local): 5 p.m. President Donald Trump will meet Saturday with German Chancellor Angela Merkel, after a travel snag thwarted their plans to meet Friday. Technical issues with Merkel’s aircraft delayed by a day her arrival in Argentina … Continue reading BUENOS AIRES, Argentina | The Latest: Trump-Merkel meeting set for Saturday