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Trump attacks Mueller after he agrees to testify to Congress

Trump attacks Mueller after he agrees to testify to Congress

Jabin Botsford/The Washington Post via Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Donald Trump on Wednesday attacked Robert Mueller hours after word came that the former special counsel had agreed to testify before Congress in open session on July 17.Trump once again labeled Mueller’s investigation a “witch hunt” and a “hoax” and accused him of illegally handling the…

Democratic debates 2020: 10 presidential candidates set to square off on night one

Democratic debates 2020: 10 presidential candidates set to square off on night one

liveslow/iStock(MIAMI) — The first Democratic debates are here, and the 2020 contenders are converging on two stages in Miami — the site of the first debates on Wednesday and Thursday — in the crucial battleground state of Florida. In the initial months of the campaign season, the presidential hopefuls have been looking to break out…

Mueller agrees to testify before two House committees in July

Mueller agrees to testify before two House committees in July

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary and House Intelligence committees have subpoenaed former special counsel Robert Mueller for his testimony before Congress, according to a press release issued Tuesday evening. “Pursuant to subpoenas issued by the House Judiciary and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence tonight, Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III has agreed…

Mueller agrees to testify before 2 House committees in July

Mueller agrees to testify before 2 House committees in July

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — The House Judiciary and House Intelligence committees have subpoenaed former special counsel Robert Mueller for his testimony before Congress, according to a press release issued Tuesday evening.”Pursuant to subpoenas issued by the House Judiciary and House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence tonight, Special Counsel Robert S. Mueller III has agreed to…

McConnell vows vote on 9/11 victim compensation fund after Jon Stewart criticism

McConnell vows vote on 9/11 victim compensation fund after Jon Stewart criticism

Tom Brenner/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Ground Zero recovery workers and activists had a “great” meeting with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell late Tuesday afternoon, following a public feud over the 9/11 victim compensation fund. “It was productive,” longtime activist John Feal told reporters outside the Capitol, following the meeting with McConnell. “For now, we’re going to…

Acting head of US Customs and Border Protection tells employees he’s resigning

Acting head of US Customs and Border Protection tells employees he’s resigning

wingedwolf/iStock(WASHINGTON) — Immigration and Customs Enforcement’s acting head, Mark Morgan, has been tapped to lead U.S. Customs and Border Protection, following John Sanders’ resignation from the position, a government official told ABC News.The change in leadership comes as CBP faces new round of scrutiny regarding the conditions at certain Border Protection facilities where children are…