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Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Giuliani Says Mueller Will Wrap Up Trump Obstruction Probe By September: Report

Trump's lawyer told The New York Times he got the timeline from the special counsel's office two weeks ago.
Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance

Trump Sets Up Showdown With DOJ Over Claims Of Campaign Surveillance

The president demands a probe of whether the FBI had a spy inside his campaign. A Democrat calls that claim "nonsense."
Texas Gov.'s Campaign Still Holding Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe School Shooting

Texas Gov.'s Campaign Still Holding Shotgun Giveaway After Santa Fe School Shooting

Gov. Greg Abbott himself noted that a shotgun was used in the massacre.
Parents Of School Shooting Victims Decry 'Moronic' GOP Platitudes

Parents Of School Shooting Victims Decry 'Moronic' GOP Platitudes

"For [Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick] to be making those moronic comments? Unacceptable.”
Oliver North Blames School Shootings On Ritalin

Oliver North Blames School Shootings On Ritalin

The incoming NRA president, who once promoted a violent video game, also cited a "culture of violence."
Trump’s Top Economic Adviser Says Amazon Threats Are ‘Not In My Lane’

Trump’s Top Economic Adviser Says Amazon Threats Are ‘Not In My Lane’

Larry Kudlow dodges when asked about the president’s attacks on the retail giant.
Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia Probe

Trump: 'Real Americans' Should Get 'Tough' On Russia Probe

The president tried to smear the credibility of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation yet again.
Dems, Trump Admin Find Common Ground: Helping Victims Of Myanmar's Genocide

Dems, Trump Admin Find Common Ground: Helping Victims Of Myanmar's Genocide

But they don't yet have the public support of the president -- and Mitch McConnell is delaying a vote on proposed sanctions for perpetrators of the crisis.
Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Touts Need To Arm Teachers

Texas Lt. Gov. Dan Patrick Touts Need To Arm Teachers

"Our teachers are part of that well-run militia" mentioned in the Second Amendment, he said.
U.S., China Putting Trade War On Hold, Treasury's Steve Mnuchin Says

U.S., China Putting Trade War On Hold, Treasury's Steve Mnuchin Says

"Right now, we have agreed to put the tariffs on hold while we try to execute the framework."
Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington

Stephanie Kelton Has The Biggest Idea In Washington

Once an outsider, her radical economic thinking won over Wall Street. Now she's changing the Democratic Party.
Jim Carrey's Latest Painting Slams Kent State 'Goldilocks' And Her AR-10

Jim Carrey's Latest Painting Slams Kent State 'Goldilocks' And Her AR-10

The student who posted the photo called Carrey's depiction "disgusting."
Trump Jr. Met With Emissary For Gulf Princes Offering Help With Campaign In 2016: Report

Trump Jr. Met With Emissary For Gulf Princes Offering Help With Campaign In 2016: Report

The crown princes of the UAE and Saudi Arabia offered help to the Trump presidential campaign, the New York Times reports.
Houston Police Chief Says He's Sick Of Inaction On Gun Control

Houston Police Chief Says He's Sick Of Inaction On Gun Control

"I’ve hit rock bottom and I am not interested in your views as it pertains to this issue," he said.
Mark Kelly: Trump Rolled Over For NRA, Did Nothing About Guns After Parkland

Mark Kelly: Trump Rolled Over For NRA, Did Nothing About Guns After Parkland

“To see our elected leaders do nothing over and over again, it’s just an incredibly sad situation.”
Jimmy Kimmel Shreds 'Cowardly' Trump, Lawmakers After Texas School Shooting

Jimmy Kimmel Shreds 'Cowardly' Trump, Lawmakers After Texas School Shooting

"They sit there with their hands in their pockets, pockets that are full of gun money, and they do nothing."
GOP Candidate Set Up Trust That Pays His Kids For Marrying White People

GOP Candidate Set Up Trust That Pays His Kids For Marrying White People

Even his own mom calls him a bigot, but former judge Vickers Cunningham insists his opposition to interracial and same-sex marriage didn't affect his rulings.
Students Stage Sit-In For Gun Control Outside Paul Ryan's Office, Get Arrested

Students Stage Sit-In For Gun Control Outside Paul Ryan's Office, Get Arrested

The teens organized the protest in response to the Texas school shooting earlier that day.
Twitter Users Pan Ted Cruz After He Tweets 'Prayers' To Santa Fe School Shooting Victims

Twitter Users Pan Ted Cruz After He Tweets 'Prayers' To Santa Fe School Shooting Victims

"We're tired of paying you in exchange for your useless prayers," one Twitter user told the senator.