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Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reacts to Aaron Sorkin's Comments That Congress Members Need to Grow Up

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Reacts to Aaron Sorkin's Comments That Congress Members Need to Grow Up“They need to stop acting like young people, ok? It’s time to do that,” Sorkin said.



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Trump may have spoken to Michael Cohen about testimony to congress, says Rudy Giuliani: 'So what?'

Trump may have spoken to Michael Cohen about testimony to congress, says Rudy Giuliani: 'So what?'Last week, BuzzFeed reported that Mr Trump’s personal lawyer delivered the false information to politicians about the then candidate’s business interests in Moscow on the orders of the man who is now president. Democrats and opponents of Mr Trump leapt on the story, saying it showed the president had committed perjury.



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Trump told to ‘resign or be impeached’ if reports he instructed attorney Cohen to lie to congress are proven

Trump told to ‘resign or be impeached’ if reports he instructed attorney Cohen to lie to congress are provenDonald Trump is facing calls to “resign or be impeached”, if reports he instructed his former lawyer Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about talks to build a Trump Tower in Moscow can be verified. The president is under pressure after two law enforcement officials involved in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian collusion in the 2016 US election claimed to have obtained evidence of possible obstruction. Several Democrats have urged Congress to seek clarification of what information the special counsel may hold on the matter, with one calling for Mr Trump to be removed if the claims, first published by Buzzfeed News, are proven.



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Acting AG Whitaker to testify before Congress in a hearing likely centered on Russia probe

Acting AG Whitaker to testify before Congress in a hearing likely centered on Russia probeActing Attorney General Matthew Whitaker is scheduled to testify before Congress next month.



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Venezuela Congress and U.S. government ratchet up pressure on Maduro

Venezuela Congress and U.S. government ratchet up pressure on MaduroU.S. President Donald Trump’s administration was considering recognizing the leader of the Congress, Juan Guaido, as the country’s legitimate president, according to two people familiar with the matter. White House aides were weighing such a move among a list of options being prepared for Trump in response to the latest Venezuela developments but no final decision had been made, one of the people told Reuters. Maduro was inaugurated on Jan. 10 under an avalanche of criticism that his leadership was illegitimate following a 2018 election widely viewed as fraudulent, with countries around the world disavowing his government.



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As Kushner reaches out to Congress on shutdown, 'DACA for the wall' deal gains steam

As Kushner reaches out to Congress on shutdown, 'DACA for the wall' deal gains steamWhite House adviser Jared Kushner is reaching out to both sides of the aisle as multiple members of Congress are pushing a "DACA for the wall" deal to end the shutdown.



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No other Congress has ever looked this much like me. Now how will female lawmakers use that power?

No other Congress has ever looked this much like me. Now how will female lawmakers use that power?To continue to smash the old boys' club, female lawmakers in the historically diverse 116th Congress must embrace each other, and their differences.



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Venezuela's congress names new leader, vows to battle Maduro

Venezuela's congress names new leader, vows to battle MaduroCARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — Venezuela's opposition-controlled congress opened its first session of the year Saturday, installing a fresh-faced leader who struck a defiant tone and vowed to take up the battle against socialist President Nicolas Maduro.



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Trump says he could invoke emergency powers to build wall without Congress

Trump says he could invoke emergency powers to build wall without CongressPresident Trump floated the possibility he could declare a “national emergency” in order to build a wall on the southern border during a freewheeling press conference.



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Congress should help secure release of American charged in Russia as spy: family

Congress should help secure release of American charged in Russia as spy: familyThe family of Paul Whelan, the American arrested last week in Moscow as an alleged spy, called Friday for Congress as well as the State Department to secure his release. Two days after Whelan, 48, was officially charged by Russian authorities with espionage, his family said it was “pleased” that the US ambassador to Moscow, Jon Hunstman, has been given access to him and has committed to assuring Whelan’s rights will be respected.



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