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Judge won't throw out Bergdahl case over Trump comments

2017-02-24
A military judge won't throw out charges against Army Sgt. Bowe Bergdahl despite scathing comments that President Donald Trump made on the campaign trail.

Federal crackdown on legal weed coming?

2017-02-24
With just a few sentences Thursday, White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer sent shockwaves through the legal recreational marijuana industry when asked about the Trump administration's attitude toward the drug.

It's official: Pentagon now calling terror group 'ISIS'

2017-02-24
The Pentagon has officially declared the name of the terror group the United States and its allies have been fighting for years is, in fact, ISIS.

Media outlets accuse White House of blocking certain press from covering event

2017-02-24
President Trump's war with the press intensified Friday when several journalists perceived as critical of the administration charged they were barred from a press briefing and lodged a complaint.

Army vet faces trial for posting flags at VA site, Sessions asked to intervene

2017-02-24
A 74-year-old U.S. Army veteran is set to go on trial next month for the ‘crime’ of posting two American flags on the fence of a Los Angeles VA facility -- and the Justice Department is facing calls to drop the case.

AN UNPRECEDENTED ACT: White House blocks CNN and others from press briefing

2017-02-24
CNN and other news organizations were blocked Friday from a White House press briefing.

CNN White House correspondent describes what happened

2017-02-24
The White House handpicked news organizations, beyond the pool, to attend Friday's press briefing with Sean Spicer. CNN was not allowed to attend, while other networks were permitted.

Tapper: White House excluding the press is 'un-American'

2017-02-24
CNN's Jake Tapper said there's one word to describe the White House's decision to block several news organizations from a press briefing: "un-American."

Trump spends portion of CPAC speech focused on media, leaks

2017-02-24
President Donald Trump makes a valedictory return Friday to the right-wing conference where he made his first political inroads, but which he shunned last year during his unconventional 2016 run.

Dems: WH contact an 'outrageous breach of the FBI's independence'

2017-02-24
Congressional Democrats sharply criticized President Donald Trump Friday over a CNN report that the FBI rejected a recent White House request to publicly knock down media reports about communications between Trump's associates and Russians known to US intelligence during the 2016 presidential campaign.