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wilbur-ross-071818.jpg In a potential precursor to imposing tariffs, the Commerce Department has launched an investigation into whether imports of uranium ore and products threaten to impair national security.

trump3-071818.jpg Once again putting himself at odds with members of his own intelligence agencies, President Donald Trump has claimed Russia is no longer targeting the U.S. and its election system. "No," Trump told reporters during a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday when asked if Russia is still "targeting" the U.S.

kavanaugh-family-071818.jpg Recent polls show an unsurprisingly significant partisan divide over President Donald Trump's nomination of federal appeals court judge Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.

trump-putin-071818.jpg President Donald Trump continues to shrug off criticism of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin, predicting the summit will lead to "big results." Despite reports to the contrary, Trump also claimed top intelligence officials "loved" his performance at the press conference with Putin.

trump4-071718.jpg Facing widespread criticism for his performance during a press conference with Russian Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump claims he misspoke when he appeared to question why Russia would be interested in interfering in the 2016 president election.

paulryan-071718.jpg House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., indicated Tuesday he is willing to consider additional sanctions on Russia after twelve Russian intelligence officers were indicted for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

trump3-071718.jpg Once again going after one of his favorite targets, President Donald Trump attacked the media's coverage of his meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin and the recent NATO summit in a pair of posts to Twitter on Tuesday.

donald-trump2-071718.jpg President Donald Trump has received considerable criticism for his performance during a press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday but was given an unsurprisingly more positive review from close ally Sean Hannity of Fox News.

trump-july17.jpg President Donald Trump faced a barrage of criticism including from within his administration and his party for defending Moscow and contradicting the American intelligence community's claim that Russia interfered in the 2016 US presidential election. At a joint press conference with his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin following the Helsinki summit Monday, a reporter asked Trump if he believed

putin-trump-071618.jpg President Donald Trump on Monday reiterated his claim that there was "no collusion" between his presidential campaign and Russia and noted Russian president Vladimir Putin was "extremely strong" in his denial of interfering in the 2016 election.

putin-trump-071618.jpg President Donald Trump sat down with Russian President Vladimir Putin for their highly anticipated meeting in Helsinki, Finland, on Monday amid lingering questions about Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election.

charlesschumer-071318.jpg Following the indictment of twelve Russian intelligence officers on Friday, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, D-N.Y., has called on President Donald Trump to cancel his upcoming meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin.

rodrosenstein-071318.jpg Days before President Donald Trump is scheduled to meet with Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin, special counsel Robert Mueller has obtained an indictment against 12 Russian intelligence officers for crimes intended to interfere with the 2016 presidential election.

wilbur-ross-071318.jpg Facing criticism from the government's top ethics watchdog, Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross revealed Thursday he will sell all of his remaining stock holdings. A well-known investor prior to joining President Donald Trump's administration, Ross acknowledged making inadvertent errors in completing the divestitures required by his ethics agreement.

stormydaniels-071318.jpg All the three misdemeanor charges against porn actress Stormy Daniels for allegedly touching patrons on stage at a strip club in Ohio have been dismissed, her lawyer says. "I am pleased to report that the charges against my client @stormydaniels have been dismissed in their entirety. I want to thank Joe Gibson & his colleagues at the prosecutors ofc for their professionalism starting with our fir

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