Government and politics

President Donald Trump, left, greets House Majority Whip Steve Scalise of La., before the start of a meeting with House and Senate Leadership in the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, Tuesday, June 6, 2017. Also in the room are House Speaker Paul Ryan of Wis., center, and Senior adviser to President Donald Trump Jared Kushner, far right. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 07, 2017 - 9:11 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — A day before a Senate panel hears former FBI Director James Comey's first public account of his dramatic firing, lawmakers will question senior members of President Donald Trump's national security team about surveillance law and are expected to ask whether the president has tried...
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In this June 5, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room at the White House in Washington. You’ve probably heard all about what’s happening in Washington. This is a story about what isn’t. The rapid-fire revelations about the Trump campaign and its Russia connections that are heating up this city are having a chilling effect in plenty of other ways. There are bills that have been pushed to the back burner. Diplomatic initiatives that aren’t fully initiating. Interest groups that can’t stir up much interest. Appointees that haven’t been appointed. ((AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 07, 2017 - 9:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — You've probably heard all about what's happening in Washington. This is a story about what isn't. The rapid-fire revelations about the Trump campaign and its Russia connections that are heating up this city are having a chilling effect in plenty of other ways. There are bills that...
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In this June 5, 2017, photo, President Donald Trump speaks in the East Room at the White House in Washington. You’ve probably heard all about what’s happening in Washington. This is a story about what isn’t. The rapid-fire revelations about the Trump campaign and its Russia connections that are heating up this city are having a chilling effect in plenty of other ways. There are bills that have been pushed to the back burner. Diplomatic initiatives that aren’t fully initiating. Interest groups that can’t stir up much interest. Appointees that haven’t been appointed. ((AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 07, 2017 - 9:06 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — You've probably heard all about what's happening in Washington. This is a story about what isn't. The rapid-fire revelations about the Trump campaign and its Russia connections that are heating up this city are having a chilling effect in plenty of other ways. There are bills that...
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In this Nov. 4, 2003 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray, speaks at the news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. President Donald Trump says he'll nominate Wray, a former Justice Department official, as FBI director. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
June 07, 2017 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his pick for FBI director — a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's lawyer during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing investigation. Trump's early morning two-sentence tweet that he...
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In this Nov. 4, 2003 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray, speaks at the news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. President Donald Trump says he'll nominate Wray, a former Justice Department official, as FBI director. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
June 07, 2017 - 8:57 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his pick for FBI director — a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's lawyer during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing investigation. Trump's early morning two-sentence tweet that he...
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In this Nov. 4, 2003 file photo, Assistant Attorney General Christopher Wray, speaks at the news conference at the Justice Department in Washington. President Donald Trump says he'll nominate Wray, a former Justice Department official, as FBI director. (AP Photo/Ron Edmonds)
June 07, 2017 - 8:30 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday announced his pick for FBI director — a former Justice Department official who served as New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's lawyer during the George Washington Bridge lane-closing investigation. Trump's early morning two-sentence tweet that he...
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June 07, 2017 - 5:31 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has passed a law to document sea level rise and set strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The bill signed by Gov. David Ige aligns the state's goals with the Paris climate accord. President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from that agreement last week. Ige says Hawaii...
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June 07, 2017 - 5:31 am
HONOLULU (AP) — Hawaii has passed a law to document sea level rise and set strategies to reduce greenhouse gas emissions. The bill signed by Gov. David Ige aligns the state's goals with the Paris climate accord. President Donald Trump withdrew the U.S. from that agreement last week. Ige says Hawaii...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2010, file photo, a tanker truck passes an oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. Vowing to keep the United States on track to meet its emissions-cutting target even without the U.S. government's support, more than a dozen governors representing nearly 40 percent of the U.S. economy by Tuesday, June 6, 2017, had pledged themselves to stay in the climate-change fight despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords last week. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:55 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing...
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FILE - In this March 9, 2010, file photo, a tanker truck passes an oil refinery in Richmond, Calif. Vowing to keep the United States on track to meet its emissions-cutting target even without the U.S. government's support, more than a dozen governors representing nearly 40 percent of the U.S. economy by Tuesday, June 6, 2017, had pledged themselves to stay in the climate-change fight despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris climate accords last week. (AP Photo/Paul Sakuma, File)
June 07, 2017 - 3:55 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The momentum of climate change efforts and the affordability of cleaner fuels will keep the United States moving toward its goals of cutting emissions despite the Trump administration's withdrawal from the Paris global accord, business and government leaders in a growing...
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