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White House says Trump tweet meets Comey tapes records request

In a brief, two-paragraph letter to the leaders of the House and Senate Russia investigations , White House legislative affairs director Marc Short copied and pasted Trump's tweet onto formal letterhead. The president used executive authority to institute some of the ethics reforms he promised from the campaign trail, imposing a lifetime ban on White House staffers lobbying for foreign governments and imposing a five-year ban on lobbying for domestic clients.



Trump confirms he called health care bill 'mean'

McConnell, a veteran Senate tactician, may have made some intentional omissions in the "discussion draft" he released so that senators can be seen securing public victories in return for their support. Senate leaders added funding in the first few years aimed at bringing down premiums and shoring up the Obamacare marketplaces - an attempt to win the votes of moderates.



Georgia 6th: Karen Handel to be sworn in on Monday

Debate has swirled among Democrats about what strategy to deploy: going all in with a nationwide anti-Trump agenda, or tailoring individual races to local economic issues in a bid to fix fraying connections between the Democratic Party and the common voter.


Sushma posts video of her 2013 LS speech interrupted by Meira Kumar

Sushma posts video of her 2013 LS speech interrupted by Meira Kumar

Swaraj, as the then leader of the Opposition in the Lok Sabha, had lambasted the Manmohan Singh-led regime on alleged financial scams, calling it "the most corrupt government" since Independence. She stopped only after Sushma announced that she was walking out. Kovind, who is now serving as the Governor of Bihar, is a veteran BJP leader and Dalit face of the party.


Saudi-led demands not reasonable, says Qatar

Saudi-led demands not reasonable, says Qatar

On Saturday, the head of the government communications office, Sheikh Saif Al Thani, said the demands were aimed at "limiting Qatar's sovereignty, and outsourcing our foreign policy" and were not reasonable , as called for by the U.S. It also insisted that Qatar expel citizens of the four countries from its territory, hand over any individuals suspected of terrorism, and provide detailed information about opposition figures that it has funded in other states.