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Carson calls poverty a 'state of mind' in radio interview

2017-05-24
Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson has a way with words - the pediatric neurosurgeon-turned politician, no stranger to stirring up controversy with his comments, called poverty a "state of mind" in a newly-released radio interview.

Fox News Poll: Trump approval down, voters support special counsel on Russia

2017-05-24
American voters disagree with President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey, think the dismissal was for self-serving reasons, and approve of a special counsel being appointed to investigate Russian government efforts to influence the election and the Trump campaign. In addition, a majority opposes the Republican plan to replace Obamacare.

CBO Score: Republicans, Democrats react

2017-05-24
The Congressional Budget Office Wednesday released its long-awaited score on the second Republican plan to repeal and replace ObamaCare, the American Health Care Act, which passed the House of Representatives last month.

Were MS-13 gang members released into US communities? Senator demands answers

2017-05-24
At least 16 self-proclaimed MS-13 gang members were transferred out of federal custody and into community placement centers across the country during the border surge in unaccompanied children from Central America in 2014, according to a new letter from the Chairman of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs.

Watchdog says DEA botched deadly Honduras raids

2017-05-24
The U.S. Drug Enforcement Administration misled the public, Congress and Justice Department officials about an aggressive yet poorly planned strategy that led to a series of deadly confrontations involving agents in Honduras, government watchdogs wrote in a scathing report released Wednesday.

This time, the AG left the meetings off his security clearance form

2017-05-24
Attorney General Jeff Sessions did not disclose meetings he had last year with Russian officials when he applied for his security clearance, the Justice Department told CNN Wednesday.

Paul Ryan: Comey is not a nut job

2017-05-24
House Speaker Paul Ryan said Wednesday he doesn't agree with President Donald Trump that former FBI Director James Comey is a "nut job."

Trump team resets FBI chief search

2017-05-24
The team tasked by the White House with finding a new director for the FBI is resetting its search, a senior administration official told CNN.

Nixon lawyer: Trump's behavior is pattern

2017-05-24
John Dean, who served as White House Counsel for President Richard Nixon, said that Trump's behavior clearly shows he doesn't want any investigations involving Russia or Michael Flynn to continue.

Comey pal: Trump should be afraid

2017-05-24
A friend of James Comey said Tuesday that if he were President Donald Trump he would be scared of the former FBI director's pending testimony.