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FILE PHOTO: Michael Cohen, U.S. President Donald Trump’s former lawyer, arrives for his sentencing at United States Court house in the Manhattan borough of New York City, New York, U.S., December 12, 2018. REUTERS/Jeenah Moon/File Photo WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s office issued a statement late on Friday taking issue with a
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The U.S. Supreme Court building in seen in Washington, U.S., November 13, 2018. REUTERS/Al Drago WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Supreme Court on Friday canceled arguments that had been scheduled for next month in an appeal by President Donald Trump’s administration relating to its contentious move to add a citizenship question to the 2020 U.S.
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United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres speaks at the Yemen peace talks closing press conference at the Johannesberg castle in Rimbo, near Stockholm December 13, 2018. TT News Agency/Pontus Lundahl via REUTERS UNITED NATIONS (Reuters) – United Nations chief Antonio Guterres on Friday pressed for denuclearization negotiations between the United States and North Korea to
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi on Friday accused President Donald Trump of putting American troops and civilians working in Afghanistan in danger by publicizing a planned congressional trip to the war-torn country. Pelosi’s accusation came as the Trump administration barred U.S. congressional travel on government-owned or operated aircraft during the partial government
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FILE PHOTO: The U.S. Capitol is seen in Washington, U.S., January 16, 2019. REUTERS/Yuri Gripas WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The Trump administration has barred U.S. congressional travel on government-owned or operated aircraft during the partial government shutdown, unless they have White House approval, according to a memo issued on Friday by the White House Office of
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Two leading Democrats in the U.S. House of Representatives promised to investigate U.S. President Donald Trump’s dealings with his personal lawyer Michael Cohen after a media report alleged Trump directed Cohen to lie to Congress in violation of U.S. law. A combination photo shows U.S. President Donald Trump’s onetime personal attorney, Michael
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FILE PHOTO: U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo attends a news conference with Brazil’s Foreign Minister Ernesto Araujo at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil January 2, 2019. REUTERS/Ricardo Moraes WASHINGTON (Reuters) – U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo will meet with his North Korean counterpart in Washington later on Friday, the State Department said. Pompeo
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin on Thursday declined a request by the Democratic chairman of the U.S. House of Representatives tax committee to testify next week about the partial government shutdown’s impact on the upcoming federal tax filing season. FILE PHOTO: U.S. Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin speaks during his interview with Reuters in
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