Arnie Seipel

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Congress Passes Bill To Avert Shutdown For 2 Weeks

Thursday, December 07, 2017

The measure pushes the next threat of a shutdown to the Friday before Christmas, setting up a possible showdown over immigration and defense spending as Congress is trying to leave for the holidays.

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Week Ahead: Trump Aims To Dismiss Russia Probe As Partisan; Can He Get His Taxes Win?

Monday, December 04, 2017

After anti-Trump texts between FBI agents, expect conservative allies of the president to allege that special counsel Robert Mueller and his investigators have an anti-Trump agenda.

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Senate Republicans Pass Massive Tax Overhaul

Friday, December 01, 2017

If the GOP can reconcile differences in the tax bills passed by the House and Senate, President Trump could have his wish for signing the $1.4 trillion tax overhaul into law by Christmas.

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GOP Leaders Maneuver To Pass Tax Bill Over Deficit Objections

Thursday, November 30, 2017

Two key GOP holdouts came on board after getting concessions they say will help small businesses. That creates a path to pass the bill over concerns that it could add over $1 trillion to the deficit.

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Senate Debates GOP Tax Bill: What To Watch For

Thursday, November 30, 2017

There is still a scramble to lock down enough votes for GOP leaders to pass their overhaul of the nation's tax code. The bill is a work in progress on the Senate floor today.

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Trump Designating North Korea As A State Sponsor Of Terrorism

Monday, November 20, 2017

That designation was removed in 2008, when the North Korean government pledged to dismantle its nuclear program. The president says additional sanctions will be imposed.

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McConnell Talks Up Sessions As Write-In Candidate To Replace Roy Moore

Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has told people that he has no interest in returning to his old Senate seat from Alabama, as Moore continues to dig in against allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Republican Health Care Bill Falls Short, Dealing Blow To Trump Agenda

Monday, July 17, 2017

Republicans Sen. Mike Lee and Jerry Moran have put their names in the no column, bringing to four the GOP senators opposed. As it stands, there aren't enough votes for an Obamacare replacement.

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Senate GOP Leaders Push Off Health Care Vote Until After July 4th

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

President Trump invited Senate Republicans to the White House to continue work on the issue. The bill is expected to undergo changes before a vote in mid-July.

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Vice President Pence Hires Outside Lawyer To Deal With Russia Inquiries

Thursday, June 15, 2017

Richard Cullen, a former U.S. attorney and member of George W. Bush's legal team during the 2000 recount, will respond to inquiries from special counsel Robert Mueller.

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Comey Testimony Raises New Questions About Jeff Sessions And Russia

Thursday, June 08, 2017

Democrats pounced as former FBI director James Comey raised the prospect that Sessions' role in the investigation is more intense than has been known previously.

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McCain Explains Iffy Performance During Comey Hearing

Thursday, June 08, 2017

The Arizona senator said he stayed up too late watching baseball, after television viewers across the country expressed confusion over his line of questioning for the former FBI director.

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Did James Comey Lie About Interference In The Russia Investigation?

Friday, June 02, 2017

At first glance, it may seem as if the ex-FBI director has given contradictory statements about political pressure on the Russia investigation. That could come up when he testifies publicly next week.

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Amid Rumors Of Staff Shake-Up, White House Communications Director Resigns

Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Michael Dubke's departure comes as the Trump administration struggles to keep focused on its agenda while dealing with constant news about the multiple investigations relating to Russia.

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With Shutdown Looming, Trump Is Tweeting Out Demands. Will He Stick By Them?

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

The clock is ticking to a government shutdown, and President Trump keeps adding to the list of what he wants — 140 characters at a time.

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House Oversight Chair Jason Chaffetz Will Not Seek Re-Election

Wednesday, April 19, 2017

Jason Chaffetz, the Utah Republican, says he will not seek any office in 2018 — tamping down speculation that he could challenge Sen. Orrin Hatch in a re-election bid.

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Amid Charges By Former Law Student On Gender Equality, Former Clerks Defend Gorsuch

Monday, March 20, 2017

A student who took an ethics course under Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch at the University of Colorado Law School said he expressed controversial views on questions of gender discrimination.

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As Senate Investigators Push Back, White House Defends Trump Surveillance Claims

Wednesday, March 15, 2017

President Trump says his claim about wiretapping "covers a lot of different things," and his press secretary said on Thursday the president "stands by" his claim.

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Rubio To NPR: No Witch Hunt On Russia, But No Cover-Up Either

Thursday, March 02, 2017

Several prominent Republicans now say Jeff Sessions should recuse himself from the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 election, while top Democrats ask him to resign.

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With Protests, Both Obama And Trump White Houses Saw 'Manufactured' Anger

Wednesday, February 22, 2017

Congressional town halls were overtaken with protests in the first year of Barack Obama's term, too. They weren't taken all that seriously, at first, but developed into a wave at the ballot box.

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