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Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel Mueller

Senators renew attempt to protect special counsel MuellerWASHINGTON (AP) — Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Judiciary Committee are renewing their attempt to protect special counsel Robert Mueller's job, sending a signal to President Donald Trump as he keeps up his criticism of Mueller's Russia investigation.



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Why All Those Photos of Mike Pence Swearing In Newly Elected Senators Aren't What They Seem

Why All Those Photos of Mike Pence Swearing In Newly Elected Senators Aren't What They SeemThe tradition of faking it goes back to as early as the 1930s



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Trump orders US troops out of Syria, declares victory over ISIS; senators slam action as mistake

Trump orders US troops out of Syria, declares victory over ISIS; senators slam action as mistakeTrump declared victory over the Islamic State in Syria, "my only reason for being there during the Trump Presidency," he said. Key senators blast move



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In farewell speeches, senators bemoan downfall of the 'world's greatest deliberative body'

In farewell speeches, senators bemoan downfall of the 'world's greatest deliberative body'In their farewell addresses on the Senate floor, senators call out the hyperpartisan atmosphere that has taken hold of the U.S. Capitol.



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Senators Vote To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Bloody Yemen War, Despite GOP Objections

Senators Vote To End U.S. Support For Saudis In Bloody Yemen War, Despite GOP ObjectionsWASHINGTON ― A slim majority of senators voted Thursday to end U.S. support



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44 Former Senators Warn Current Lawmakers Not To Blow It On Trump

44 Former Senators Warn Current Lawmakers Not To Blow It On TrumpA bipartisan group of 44 former Senators released a forceful editorial on



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After CIA Briefing, Senators Lay Blame On Saudi Crown Prince In Khashoggi Killing

After CIA Briefing, Senators Lay Blame On Saudi Crown Prince In Khashoggi KillingWASHINGTON (AP) — Breaking with President Donald Trump, senators leaving a



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Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi Arabia

Senators Clash with State Department over Saudi ArabiaA bipartisan group of senators emerged frustrated from a briefing with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Saudi Arabia policy Wednesday, with some even saying the classified meeting convinced them to buck the administration by publicly opposing the longtime U.S. ally. The Senate is considering a vote on a resolution that would end U.S. support for Saudi Arabia’s proxy war with Iran in Yemen. The contentious issue of the Yemen war was further complicated by the murder of Washington Post columnist Jamal Khashoggi inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul last month.



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Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalist

Republican senators split with Trump over murdered Saudi journalistTrump vowed last week to remain a “steadfast partner” of Saudi Arabia and said it was not clear whether Saudi Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman knew about the plan to kill Khashoggi last month at the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. The president cast doubt on the CIA assessment that Crown Prince Mohammed ordered Khashoggi’s killing, telling reporters that the agency had not formed a definitive conclusion. It’s inconsistent with the intelligence I’ve seen,” which implicates the crown prince, Republican Senator Mike Lee said on NBC’s “Meet the Press.” He cited the Khashoggi killing as another reason why he has pushed against helping Saudi Arabia’s war effort in Yemen.



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Republican Senators Urge Tougher Stance On Saudi Arabia: Trump's Statement 'So Weak'

Republican Senators Urge Tougher Stance On Saudi Arabia: Trump's Statement 'So Weak'Republican senators on Sunday condemned President Donald Trump's decision to



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