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Pentagon probes Trump's ex-adviser Flynn over foreign payments

Added: 28.04.2017 2:51 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Pentagon inspector general has launched an investigation into whether Michael Flynn, U.S. President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, accepted money from foreign entities without the required approval, according to a letter released by House Democrats on Thursday.


WATCH: DOD inspector general opens probe into former Trump adviser Mike Flynn

Added: 28.04.2017 1:53 | 0 views | 0 comments

The top Democrat on the House Oversight Committee, Rep. Elijah Cummings, released three documents on Flynn, including an April 11 letter from the inspector general confirming an investigation.


Why Trump may never get his wall

Added: 28.04.2017 0:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

The president backed away from his demand that Congress fund his border wall — and Democrats believe he will again.


White House wants to push tax overhaul without Democrats

Added: 28.04.2017 0:24 | 1 views | 0 comments

A senior administration official says the White House plans to push its tax overhaul without any support from congressional Democrats.


Stun grenades used after protesters storm parliament

Added: 27.04.2017 22:27 | 1 views | 0 comments

Leader of Social Democrats injured after violence broke out following election of ethnic Albanian as speaker.


The Russia Investigations Are a Joke

Added: 27.04.2017 20:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Kremlin messed with American democracy, and Congress can’t be bothered to get to the bottom of it?


EPA chief to skip Republican gala after ethics complaint

Added: 27.04.2017 20:11 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Environmental Protection Agency chief has pulled out of a Republican fundraiser after a Democratic senator raised ethics concerns.


Democrats Vow No Continuing Resolution If Healthcare Vote Takes Place

Added: 27.04.2017 19:47 | 1 views | 0 comments

CNN reports if Congressional Republicans plan a health care vote between now and Saturday, Democrats will oppose a measure to keep the government running another week, Democratic aides told CNN. "If Republicans announce their intention to bring their harmful TrumpCare bill to the House Floor tomorrow or Saturday, I will oppose a one-week Continuing Resolution and will advise House Democrats to oppose it as well.” – Steny Hoyer, No. 2 Democratic leader in the House The battle over a government shutdown appeared to resolved, the report said, as the two outstanding issues seemingly resolved, namely the push for border wall funding sidelined and Democrats saying President Donald Trump's...

Republicans offer stop-gap to avert US government shutdown

Added: 27.04.2017 19:43 | 1 views | 0 comments

Republican congressional leaders expressed confidence Thursday that a short-term stop-gap spending measure that funds federal operations will pass, easing the threat of a government shutdown as Donald Trump marks his 100th day as president. In seven morning postings, the billionaire businessman-turned-politician assailed several of the Democrats' positions, including the opposition party's refusal to fund the wall and call for a bailout of debt-saddled Puerto Rico.

Democrats Release Letter Saying Pentagon Investigating If Flynn Took Money Without Approval

Added: 27.04.2017 17:55 | 1 views | 0 comments

House Democrats have released a letter saying the Pentagon’s inspector general has launched an investigation into whether President Donald Trump’s former national security adviser Michael Flynn took money from foreign entities without needed approval, Reuters reported Thursday. The probe was launched to study whether Flynn had "failed to obtain required approval prior to receiving any emolument from a foreign government," according to the April 11 letter to the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee. Flynn is being scrutinized over his contacts with Russian officials, and lawmakers have said he likely broke the law by failing to request and receive permission to accept payments for...

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