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WASHINGTON | Lawyers for Michael Flynn to make sentencing recommendation

WASHINGTON — Lawyers for former Trump administration national security adviser Michael Flynn are expected to make a sentencing recommendation Tuesday to the judge. It’ll come a week after the special counsel’s office said Flynn has been so cooperative in the Russia investigation that he doesn’t need to serve any prison time. Flynn’s attorneys are expected … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Lawyers for Michael Flynn to make sentencing recommendation

WASHINGTON | The Latest: More candidates emerge for Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 9:25 p.m. As President Donald Trump ponders picking a new chief of staff, more names are emerging as possible contenders for the job. People familiar with the discussion at the White House tell The Associated Press that among the people being … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: More candidates emerge for Trump chief of staff

WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s pick for chief of staff out of running

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the White House chief of staff (all times local): 4:20 p.m. President Donald Trump’s top pick to replace John Kelly as chief of staff, Nick Ayers, is no longer expected to fill that role. That’s according to a White House official who is not authorized to discuss the personnel issue … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: Trump’s pick for chief of staff out of running

PHILADELPHIA | Trump handles coin toss at start of Army-Navy football game

PHILADELPHIA — President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service academies, and officiated the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field, home of … Continue reading PHILADELPHIA | Trump handles coin toss at start of Army-Navy football game

WASHINGTON | Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser

WASHINGTON— President Donald Trump announced Saturday that he’s picked a battle-hardened commander who oversaw troops in Iraq and Afghanistan to be the nation’s next top military adviser. If confirmed by the Senate, Gen. Mark Milley, who has been chief of the Army since August 2015, would succeed Marine Gen. Joseph Dunford as chairman of the … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump picks Gen. Mark Milley as next top military adviser

WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House says court filings show nothing new

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the special counsel’s Russia investigation (all times local): 7:20 p.m. The White House says new court filings about President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and campaign chairman offer nothing new or damaging about Trump. White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders says government filings about former Trump attorney and personal “fixer” Michael … Continue reading WASHINGTON | The Latest: White House says court filings show nothing new

WASHINGTON | Trump names State spokeswoman Nauert for UN ambassador

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced Friday he’s nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. “Heather Nauert will be nominated,” Trump said Friday before departing the White House on Marine One for an event in Kansas City. “She’s very talented, very smart, very quick, and I … Continue reading WASHINGTON | Trump names State spokeswoman Nauert for UN ambassador