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Rosenstein Expects to Lose Job, Heads to White House

WASHINGTON — Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein headed to the White House Monday expecting to lose his job, a person familiar with the situation told The Associated Press. The development followed revelations that Rosenstein had made comments critical of P...
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Trump Declassifies FBI’s Russia Probe Documents

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Monday declassified a trove of documents related to the early days of the FBI's Russia investigation, including portions of a secret surveillance warrant and former FBI Di...
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Manafort Expected to Plead Guilty, Avoid New Trial

WASHINGTON — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort was expected to plead guilty Friday to reduced federal charges in a deal with prosecutors that will allow him to avoid a second trial scheduled to begin next week, a new court filing shows. The charg...
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What You Need to Know About Kavanaugh Hearings

WASHINGTON — The Latest on the Senate hearings on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh (all times local): Kavanaugh Has Not Taken a Position 3:50 p.m. — Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh says he has not ...
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White House Faces Brain Drain at Perilous Moment

WASHINGTON — Increasingly convinced that the West Wing is wholly unprepared to handle the expected assault from Democrats if they win the House in November, President Donald Trump's aides and allies are private...
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FBI Fires Peter Strzok in Wake of Anti-Trump Text Messages

WASHINGTON — The FBI has fired a longtime agent, who once worked on special counsel Robert Mueller's Russia investigation, after he sent text messages criticizing President Donald Trump to a colleague. Former agent Peter Strzok (pronounced "struhk") was rem...
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Trump Appears to Change Story on Meeting With Russian Lawyer

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Donald Trump appears to have changed his story about a 2016 meeting at Trump Tower that is pivotal to the special counsel's investigation, tweeting that his son met with a Kremlin-connected lawyer to collect information about his ...