Government and politics

In this photo provided by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Rinat Akhmetshin is photographed at the Newseum in Washington, June 13, 2016 after a documentary screening. Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee says reports that a second Russian person was in a meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last summer "adds another deeply disturbing fact about this secret meeting." Akhmetshin confirmed his participation to The Associated Press on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 9:07 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies. Rinat...
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July 14, 2017 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump's private lawyers; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sekulow; Sens. John...
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July 14, 2017 - 8:59 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Guest lineups for the Sunday TV news shows: ABC's "This Week" — Jay Sekulow, one of President Donald Trump's private lawyers; Rep. Adam Schiff, D-Calif.; Sen. Susan Collins, R-Maine; Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price. ___ NBC's "Meet the Press" — Sekulow; Sens. John...
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Vice President Mike Pence addresses a National Governors Association session titled "Collaborating to Create Tomorrow's Global Economy" at the second day of the NGA meeting Friday, July 14, 2017, in Providence, R.I. (AP Photo/Stephan Savoia)
July 14, 2017 - 7:46 pm
PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Vice President Mike Pence told a bipartisan gathering of governors on Friday that he and President Donald Trump believe the revised health care bill before the U.S. Senate is the "right bill at the right time to begin the end of Obamacare." "The president said he wanted a...
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In this photo taken July 11, 2017, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York. A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son, marking another shift in the account of a discussion that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the Republican's White House campaign. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 14, 2017 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer attended a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman last year, the lobbyist said Friday, adding a new wrinkle to the Trump team's evolving explanations about the June 2016...
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In this photo taken July 11, 2017, Donald Trump Jr. is interviewed by host Sean Hannity on his Fox News Channel television program, in New York. A Russian-American lobbyist says he attended a June 2016 meeting with President Donald Trump's son, marking another shift in the account of a discussion that was billed as part of a Russian government effort to help the Republican's White House campaign. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
July 14, 2017 - 6:49 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A prominent Russian-American lobbyist and former Soviet military officer attended a meeting with President Donald Trump's son, son-in-law and campaign chairman last year, the lobbyist said Friday, adding a new wrinkle to the Trump team's evolving explanations about the June 2016...
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In this photo provided by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Rinat Akhmetshin is photographed at the Newseum in Washington, June 13, 2016 after a documentary screening. Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee says reports that a second Russian person was in a meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last summer "adds another deeply disturbing fact about this secret meeting." Akhmetshin confirmed his participation to The Associated Press on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies. Rinat...
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In this photo provided by Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty, Rinat Akhmetshin is photographed at the Newseum in Washington, June 13, 2016 after a documentary screening. Rep. Adam Schiff, ranking member on the Senate Intelligence Committee says reports that a second Russian person was in a meeting with Donald Trump Jr. last summer "adds another deeply disturbing fact about this secret meeting." Akhmetshin confirmed his participation to The Associated Press on Friday, July 14, 2017. (Radio Free Europe/Radio Liberty via AP)
July 14, 2017 - 6:44 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Russian-American lobbyist who attended a meeting at Trump Tower last year is a former military officer who has attracted congressional scrutiny over his political activities and has been shadowed by allegations of connections to Russian intelligence that he denies. Rinat...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to supporters as he and his wife, Cecilia, arrive for an event where he announced his bid for re-election, Friday, July 14, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
July 14, 2017 - 6:38 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign with no challengers yet in sight and a new immigration crackdown that could test Hispanic voters in 2018. Supporters cheered Friday when Abbott hailed a new "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask people...
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Texas Gov. Greg Abbott waves to supporters as he and his wife, Cecilia, arrive for an event where he announced his bid for re-election, Friday, July 14, 2017, in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)
July 14, 2017 - 6:38 pm
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Republican Texas Gov. Greg Abbott has launched his re-election campaign with no challengers yet in sight and a new immigration crackdown that could test Hispanic voters in 2018. Supporters cheered Friday when Abbott hailed a new "sanctuary cities" ban that lets police ask people...
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