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Purdue defends budget's food stamp cuts to angry Democrats

Since becoming president, Trump has at times wrapped congressional Republicans in a clumsy embrace that many have welcomed, wooing House members with Oval Office facetime or trips on Air Force One. In a hearing before a House panel, Kelly insisted that it made sense to cut roughly $767 million from state and local grant programs, money meant to help local authorities prevent and respond to terrorist attacks and other disasters, because the funds are no longer needed.



Trump meets Abbas urging resumption of long-stalled peace talks

Miracles are unlikely in the Middle East , but there might be hope. To get to Bethlehem , the location of the Church of the Nativity, where Jesus is said to have been born, Trump passed through an Israeli checkpoint and a network of vast concrete blastwalls that separate the occupied territory from Israel.


Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday

Manchester bomber seen buying rucksack in city on Friday

The family source, asking not to be identified, said intelligence services had arrested Hashem Abedi , who like his older brother Salman was born in Britain, on Tuesday. The senior Abedi worked as a security officer under dictator Muammar Qaddafi's rule. Police on Tuesday staged an armed raid on a Manchester address believed to be where Abedi lived, carrying out a controlled explosion to gain entry.


House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

House panel will subpoena Flynn in Russian Federation probe

Tuesday's moves come after lawyers told intelligence leaders in a letter on Monday that Mr Flynn would invoke his right against self-incrimination because the documents the committee was requesting were "testimonial" in nature. Richard Burr , R-N.C., the chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, is taking his oversight role in carrying out the probe, and more broadly, how seriously the GOP Senate caucus is taking that role.



Trump Team Stands by Budget's $2 Trillion Math Error

On Tuesday, Trump released his budget proposal of $4.1 trillion for 2018, around the same amount amount as 2017's budget. "It's a unsafe plan that would raise the number of uninsured Americans, take food out of the mouths of hungry children, and drive more families into poverty", Rep.


Senate Subpoenas Records from Mike Flynn's Companies

Senate Subpoenas Records from Mike Flynn's Companies

Richard Burr , R-N.C., said Tuesday that the panel also sent a letter to Flynn's lawyer questioning whether his client can indeed invoke the Fifth Amendment to avoid turning over documents. He said the panel would need more information about what Flynn would say and whether the testimony would be truthful. "It's now going to be necessary to subpoena it - and if the general refuses, and does so without a legal basis, I think we do have to explore a use of contempt".