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Spokesperson for President Trump's legal team has resigned

dibrova/iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) — Mark Corallo, the spokesperson for President Donald Trump’s legal team working on the Russia probe has resigned, ABC News has learned. Corallo has tendered his resignation, just one day after the president discussed the Russia probe in a wide-ranging interview with the New York Times. Corallo did not immediately respond to requests for comment. Copyright © 2017, ABC …

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Senators say Paul Manafort, Donald Trump Jr. will get subpoenas if they skip hearing

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — Sen. Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, the chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee, is threatening to issue subpoenas to compel Paul Manafort and Donald Trump Jr. to testify before Congress if they do not cooperate with the panel’s ongoing investigation and appear for a public hearing next week. “If they don’t voluntarily come, they will be …

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Inside the frayed relationship between Donald Trump and Jeff Sessions

US Department of Justice(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s scathing rebuke of Attorney General Jeff Sessions in a recent interview is just the most recent public display of his displeasure with his pick to head the Department of Justice. Trump’s latest comments about Sessions’ recusal from any Justice Department investigations related to Russian interference in the 2016 election show that Trump …

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White House says Trump 'has no intention' to remove Mueller as interview reverberates

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The White House did not refute comments made by President Donald Trump about special counsel Robert Mueller in a candid and wide-ranging interview Wednesday, reiterating Trump’s claim that the investigation should not analyze Trump family finances outside the scope of the Russia probe. “The point he’s trying to make is that the clear purpose of the Russia …

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Who is Rachel Brand, the associate attorney general under Sessions and Rosenstein?

Photo by Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump’s criticism Wednesday of the top two officials at the Department of Justice led to speculation that Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could resign their posts. While both Sessions and Rosenstein expressed their commitment to their positions at a Thursday morning press conference, the headlines involving the …

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Trump's trouble with Senate moderates, and what that means for health care

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — The process of wrangling 50 Republican votes both for the Senate’s proposed replacement health care plan as well as a straight repeal of Obamacare has so far proved impossible for Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., and President Donald Trump. Part of the trouble on healthcare stems from the factions within the Republican caucus of 52 senators, which …

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CBO estimates 22 million would lose insurance in a decade under GOP health care bill

Credit: Architect of the Capitol(WASHINGTON) — The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) estimates the most recent version of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare would cut the deficit by $420 billion over the next decade — although 15 million people would lose their health insurance by 2018. The estimate indicated that 22 million less people will be insured 10 …

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Sen. John McCain tweets: 'I'll be back soon'

US Senate(WASHINGTON) — At home recovering from surgery and after his office announced Wednesday he had been diagnosed with a brain tumor, Arizona Sen. John McCain tweeted that he’d be back soon on Capitol Hill. “I greatly appreciate the outpouring of support,” the Republican senator tweeted out, adding, “Unfortunately for my sparring partners in Congress, I’ll be back soon, so …

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Meghan McCain shares emotional message about her father

Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic(NEW YORK) — Meghan McCain shared a moving message about her father shortly after news broke Wednesday night that the Arizona senator’s doctors had found a brain tumor during recent surgery — calling him her “hero” and saying “my love for my father is boundless.” Meghan McCain is known to have a close relationship with her father. Tissue analysis …

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Sessions plans to 'continue' as attorney general despite Trump's regrets

JIM WATSON/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Attorney General Jeff Sessions said he plans to continue as attorney general a day after President Donald Trump said in an interview that he would not have nominated the former Alabama senator if he had known he would recuse himself in the Russia investigation. “I have the honor of serving as attorney general. It’s something that …

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