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Will the state-owned company that tried to block Mueller from revealing its ties to Russia be revealed?

Will the state-owned company that tried to block Mueller from revealing its ties to Russia be revealed?Why did Chief Justice Roberts intervene and take up the case? Reaction from Hans Von Spakovsky, senior legal fellow at the Heritage Foundation.



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Judge signals skepticism in Trump team's bid to block Obamacare suit

Judge signals skepticism in Trump team's bid to block Obamacare suitA U.S. judge signaled skepticism on Wednesday toward a bid by President Donald Trump’s administration to block a lawsuit by the state of Maryland seeking to preserve the Obamacare law in a case that also challenges Trump’s appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. At a hearing before U.S. District Judge Ellen Hollander in Baltimore, Justice Department attorney Hashim Mooppan declined to disclose whether Whitaker is involved in deciding the future of the 2010 healthcare law, formally called the Affordable Care Act, after a judge in Texas last week found it unconstitutional.



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Dems threaten to block Republican from taking seat amid election fraud investigation

Dems threaten to block Republican from taking seat amid election fraud investigationThe incoming Democratic House Majority Leader said his party may block a North Carolina Republican from taking his seat in Congress amid an election fraud investigation.



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Graham Vows to Block GOP Agenda Until CIA Briefs Congress on Khashoggi Murder

Graham Vows to Block GOP Agenda Until CIA Briefs Congress on Khashoggi MurderSenator Lindsey Graham of South Carolina said Wednesday that he would not support a new government-funding bill or the confirmation of Republican judicial nominees until the CIA is allowed to brief lawmakers on the assassination of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. If that briefing is not given soon, it’s gonna be hard for me to vote for any spending bill,” Graham told reporters on Capitol Hill. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and Secretary of Defense James Mattis gave Congress a classified briefing on Khashoggi’s assassination at the hands of Saudi agents Wednesday morning, but CIA director Gina Haspel was not present.



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China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores 'own goal' with block on media

China's Xi makes push into Pacific; scores 'own goal' with block on mediaChina’s efforts to win friends in the resource-rich Pacific push have been watched warily by the traditionally influential powers in the region – Australia, New Zealand and the United States – who were not invited to Friday’s forum. Many of those left out grumbled about what they saw as a lack of transparency around China’s efforts to gain new allies. “It just sends such a terrible signal,” said Jonathan Pryke of Sydney-based think-tank the Lowy Institute.



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Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Foes Think They Have The Votes To Block Her

Nancy Pelosi's Democratic Foes Think They Have The Votes To Block HerWASHINGTON ― Nancy Pelosi's bid to become House speaker again is running up



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Newt Gingrich Suggests Kavanaugh Could Block Democratic Bid To Get Trump's Tax Returns

Newt Gingrich Suggests Kavanaugh Could Block Democratic Bid To Get Trump's Tax ReturnsFormer Speaker of the House Newt Gingrich said Thursday that if Democrats



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F-22 and F-35 'DNA': Why Lockheed Martin's F-16 Block 70 Could Be Something Special

F-22 and F-35 'DNA': Why Lockheed Martin's F-16 Block 70 Could Be Something SpecialAt the core of the F-16 Block 70 is the Northrop Grumman APG-83 Active Electronically Scanned Array radar, which is based on technology leveraged from the F-22 Raptor and the F-35 and can track more than 20 targets simultaneously. The radar can also generate 1ft resolution synthetic aperture radar maps and has a range greater than 160 nautical miles against ground targets.



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Michael Moore: Senate Must Block Trump's Court Picks Until After 'Treason' Probe

Michael Moore: Senate Must Block Trump's Court Picks Until After 'Treason' Probe> "We should all take a breath here, the nomination should be removed, the



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Pressure Mounts On Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski To Block Brett Kavanaugh

Pressure Mounts On Susan Collins, Lisa Murkowski To Block Brett KavanaughSen. Susan Collins (R-Maine) has received 3,000 coat hangers in the mail.



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