US POLITICS2018-06-13T06:18:17+00:00

Rod Rosenstein’s Job Is Safe, for Now: Inside His Dramatic Day

When Rod J. Rosenstein, the deputy attorney general, headed to the White House on Monday morning, he was ready to resign and convinced — wrongly, it turned out — that President Trump was about to fire him. Top Justice Department aides scrambled to draft a statement about who would succeed him.

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White House, Kavanaugh deny magazine’s account of sexual misconduct by a second accuser

The White House and Brett M. Kavanaugh issued swift denials Sunday night after an explosive new account emerged of alleged sexual misconduct by the Supreme Court nominee when he was in college, adding greater disarray to a nomination already sullied by an earlier charge of sexual abuse.

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China, Russia warn US of consequences over sanctions

Moscow and Beijing lashed out Friday at Washington’s new anti-Russian sanctions that also target China for the first time, warning the United States could face consequences.

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Kavanaugh accuser lays out testimony conditions, doesn’t want to be in same room

Lawyers for the woman accusing Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh spoke with attorneys for the Senate Judiciary Committee and laid out conditions for her appearance before the panel, including not being in the hearing room with him and assurances that she will be safe.

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Why status of Kavanaugh confirmation process could become more clear on Friday

There is a stasis on Capitol Hill as to how things may unfold for a potential hearing on Monday for Supreme Court pick Judge Brett Kavanaugh and the allegations leveled by Dr. Christine Blasey Ford.

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Kim pledges to visit Seoul, a first for a North Korean leader, but he and Moon give few details on denuclearization

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un pledged Wednesday to visit Seoul for the first time but made no concrete promises on the dismantling of his nuclear program at the end of a summit with South Korean President Moon Jae-in in Pyongyang.

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