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Former CIA director testifies about Russian interference in election

Lawyers for Flynn, a former three-star Army general, said Monday that he would not comply with a Senate Intelligence Committee subpoena seeking records of his and the campaign dealings with Russian Federation, citing the "escalating public frenzy against him" and the special counsel investigation.



Ex-CIA chief says he warned Russians about election meddling

The U.S. officials who disclosed Trump's conversations said last week that while the president has the authority to disclose even the most highly classified information at will, in this case he did so without consulting the ally that provided it.



Trump Reportedly Asked Intel Chiefs To Deny Evidence In Russia Probe

According to the source, Rogers rebuffed the president's request, deeming it inappropriate. He also says that before sharing such classified intelligence with foreign partners, the US would go back to the intelligence partner that provided the information to make sure what was shared would not compromise operatives.


New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms

New policy center at University of Wisconsin raises alarms

Walker's proposal comes as he's gearing up to run for a third term next year and looking for inroads with student voters. The GOP controls both the Assembly and Senate, which would seem to clear the way for fairly easy budget revisions. "But, to me, the gas tax increase, for something like, that is a non-starter". "We think it's really important to have a strong UW System", Darling said.



Uncertainty grows as Trump delays a health care decision

Democrats say their best tactic is focusing on Republican policies, including dismantling Obamacare. In addition to paying the aid - known as Cost Sharing Reductions, or CSRs - for this year and next, Congress also could provide additional funding to protect insurers from costly and unexpected medical claims.



Trump's budget director Mick Mulvaney holds briefing

During the 2016 campaign, Donald Trump promised to be the candidate who would not cut Medicaid . Trump's plan projects that the boost in economic growth it will engender will result in more than $2 trillion in unspecified deficit savings over the coming decade from "economic feedback", a major component in achieving the program's pledge of achieving balance by 2027.