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Acting Attorney General Says He Didn't Talk to Trump About Mueller Investigation in Tense Hearing

Acting Attorney General Says He Didn't Talk to Trump About Mueller Investigation in Tense HearingIt took just minutes for fireworks to emerge



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6 heated moments during Whitaker's testimony, including a call to end the hearing before it started

6 heated moments during Whitaker's testimony, including a call to end the hearing before it startedMatthew Whitaker's appearance gave Americans a front-row seat to the fraught relationship between the Trump administration and the Democratic majority in the House.



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The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearing

The Latest: Whitaker now confirmed to attend panel hearingWASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress and Acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker (all times local):



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GOP Rep. Questions Dems’ Commitment to Stopping Gun Violence at Whitaker Hearing

GOP Rep. Questions Dems’ Commitment to Stopping Gun Violence at Whitaker HearingRepresentative John Ratcliffe (R., Texas) questioned his Democratic colleagues’ commitment to preventing gun violence on Friday, citing their lack of questions pertaining to the issue during acting attorney general Matthew Whitaker’s appearance before the House Judiciary Committee. “Earlier this week my colleagues on the other side of the aisle indicated they had a great desire to reduce gun violence in this country. In fact we had an eight-hour hearing with six witnesses that talked about the need to reduce gun violence in this country,” Ratcliffe said.



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GOP Rep. Gaetz calls for border wall at gun hearing, asks for Parkland dads to be removed

GOP Rep. Gaetz calls for border wall at gun hearing, asks for Parkland dads to be removed"If we really cared about safer streets, we would build a wall and secure the border," said Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., at a hearing on gun violence.



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Manafort Gets New Sentencing Date After Closed-Door Hearing

Manafort Gets New Sentencing Date After Closed-Door HearingU.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson held a hearing of more than four hours Monday in a sealed courtroom to consider secret evidence gathered by the government. Prior to the start of Monday’s hearing, thick loose-leaf binders could be seen near lawyers for the government and Manafort. Jackson’s decision on Manafort’s alleged breach of his deal with Mueller could influence how harshly she sentences him.



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Roger Stone in court: Trump associate pleads not guilty before judge in Mueller investigation hearing

Roger Stone in court: Trump associate pleads not guilty before judge in Mueller investigation hearingDonald Trump’s former campaign adviser Roger Stone has appeared before a federal judge in Washington on charges that he lied to Congress and engaged in witness tampering. A self-described dirty trickster, Mr Stone is the sixth Trump aide charged in Robert Mueller’s investigation. Some in attendance included the far-right group the Proud Boys, who have supported Mr Stone and the president amid controversy in recent years.



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Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to testify at closed House hearing next week

Ex-Trump lawyer Cohen to testify at closed House hearing next weekPresident Donald Trump’s former lawyer Michael Cohen will testify next week at a closed hearing of the U.S. House Intelligence Committee after postponing an appearance before another congressional panel, citing threats from Trump. Cohen, who is set to go to prison in March after pleading guilty to crimes including campaign finance violations during Trump’s 2016 election campaign, had expressed concern about testifying because of threats against his family from Trump. “Mr. Cohen has relayed to the Committee his legitimate concerns for his own safety as well as that of his family, which have been fueled by improper comments made by the President and his lawyer,” Democratic Representative Adam Schiff, the panel’s chairman, said in a statement.



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Huawei exec's extradition hearing pushed to March

Huawei exec's extradition hearing pushed to MarchThe extradition hearing for a top Huawei executive at the center of a diplomatic row between Ottawa and Beijing was pushed back to March on Tuesday, after the US unveiled sweeping charges against her and the Chinese tech giant. Meng Wanzhou, Huawei’s chief financial officer and the daughter of its founder, was indicted along with Huawei and two affiliates in a US case related to alleged Iran sanctions violations that has inflamed tensions with China. In Meng’s first court appearance since being released, the judge moved the start of her extradition hearing to March 6, a month later than previously scheduled, in order to allow the defense time to review the evidence in the case.



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College students blame Trump for government shutdown until hearing Dems rejected president's compromise offer

College students blame Trump for government shutdown until hearing Dems rejected president's compromise offerCollege students interviewed by Campus Reform say they were unaware that President Trump offered a border compromise to Democrats that was rejected.



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