Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Politics

In this Jan. 11, 2017 file photo, Sen. Sheldon Whitehouse, D-R.I., left, confers with Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa on Capitol Hill in Washington.

BY MARY CLARE JALONICK WASHINGTON (AP) — Bipartisan legislation to limit the influence of so-called shell corporations in the U.S. could get a boost as Congress probes the ways that ...
U.S. Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley testifies on Capitol Hill in Washington, Wednesday, June 28, 2017, before the House Foreign Affairs Committee hearing: 'Advancing U.S. Interests at the United Nations'.

BY JOSH LEDERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. Ambassador to the U.N. Nikki Haley closed the door Wednesday to the possibility of moving the ambassador’s residence to Trump Tower, telling Congress ...
In this April 15, 2017 file photo, President Donald Trump's Mar-a-Lago estate in Palm Beach, Fla.

BY RICHARD LARDNER WASHINGTON (AP) — Two House Democrats want to compel the Air Force to detail how much has been spent on trips that President Donald Trump has made ...
A Thursday, May 25, 2017 file photo of US President, Donald Trump, shaking hands with French President, Emmanuel Macron, during a meeting at the U.S. Embassy in Brussels.

BY DARLENE SUPERVILLE WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump plans to celebrate Bastille Day in France. The White House announced Wednesday that Trump has accepted French President Emmanuel Macron’s invitation ...
In this July 17, 2016 file photo, then-Donald Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort talks to reporters on the floor of the Republican National Convention, in Cleveland.

BY CHAD DAY and JEFF HORWITZ WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, has registered with the Justice Department as a foreign agent for political consulting ...
This May 8, 2017, file photo shows an aerial view of Arch Canyon within Bears Ears National Monument in Utah.

BY MICHELLE L. PRICE SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Native American tribes and environmental groups preparing for a legal battle to stop President Donald Trump from dismantling Utah’s new national ...
White House deputy press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders speaks during the daily briefing at the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

BY DAVID BAUDER NEW YORK (AP) — For a president seemingly at perpetual war with “fake news,” the resignation of three CNN journalists over a retracted story about a Donald ...
People visit the Supreme Court in Washington, Monday, June 26, 2017, as justices issued their final rulings for the term, in Washington.

BY MARK SHERMAN WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court began its term nine months ago with Merrick Garland nominated to the bench, Hillary Clinton favored to be the next president, ...
In this April 22, 2015, file photo, Abbe Lowell, left, attorney for U.S. Sen. Bob Menendez, walks out of Martin Luther King Jr. Federal Court with Menendez' press secretary Steve Sandberg following a pretrial hearing for the senator in Newark, New Jersey.

BY ERIC TUCKER and CHAD DAY WASHINGTON (AP) — Abbe Lowell’s clients have included some of the country’s most prominent politicians, companies and celebrities. The latest addition to the lawyer’s ...
President Donald Trump, center, speaks as he meets with Republican senators on health care in the East Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 27, 2017.

BY JULIE BYKOWICZ WASHINGTON (AP) — Three months ago, Republicans condemned political groups aligned with President Donald Trump for doing almost nothing to promote a health care bill. Now they ...
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