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Lindsey Graham

Republican presidential candidate U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham formally announces his campaign for the 2016 Republican presidential nomination in Central, South Carolina June 1, 2015.
United States Senator from South Carolina

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  • President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Project Safe Neighborhoods National Conference in Kansas City, Missouri, December 7, 2018.

    It was the president's most explicit show of support for the prince since the killing of journalist Jamal Khashoggi more than two months ago.

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 28- Republican Senator Lindsey Graham said on Wednesday he would withhold his vote on any key issue, including upcoming spending bills, until the CIA briefs senators about the killing of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi. "I am not going to be denied the ability to be briefed by the CIA, that we have oversight of, about whether or not their assessment...

  • President Donald Trump said he does not want to listen to an audio recording of the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi despite facing mounting pressure to punish Saudi Arabia for the killing. Trump also said he wants to maintain a close alliance with Saudi Arabia despite Khashoggi's death and questioned the alleged role of Saudi Crown Prince...

  • President Donald Trump said in an interview that aired on Sunday the murder of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi was "very vicious" but that he wants to stick with Saudi Arabia as a close ally in the Middle East. Under pressure to punish Saudi Arabia for Khashoggi's death inside the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on Oct. 2, Trump questioned the alleged role of Saudi...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- Senator Chuck Grassley said on Friday he will relinquish his job as U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman next year, creating a coveted vacancy atop a panel that reviews judicial nominations and was among those examining Russia's role in U.S. elections. The Senate must confirm appointments to the Supreme Court and other federal...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 16- U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley on Friday said he planned to relinquish the position next year, leaving a vacancy at the top of the panel, which is among those investigating alleged Russian political interference. In a statement, the Iowa Republican said he would instead seek to return as chair of the Senate Finance...

  • Republican Senator Jeff Flake and Democratic Senator Chris Coons said they would take to the Senate floor at around 4:15 p.m. EST, to ask for their colleagues' consent to allow a vote that could anger President Donald Trump, who has repeatedly dismissed the federal probe as a "witch hunt." Another party leader, Senate Republican whip John Cornyn, has said he favors...

  • WASHINGTON, Nov 13- Republican U.S. Senator Lindsey Graham said on Tuesday he supported a bill that would protect Special Counsel Robert Mueller from any politically motivated firings and would urge Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell to allow a vote on it. Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said he also supported the bill but would not...

  • Matthew Whitaker, former Chief of Staff to Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice. 

    U.S. Senate Democrats are considering legal action over President Donald Trump's appointment of a new acting attorney general, congressional sources said on Friday.

  • Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

    U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg is already up and working in her hospital room, a day after breaking three ribs in a fall, her nephew said late on Thursday at the Hollywood premiere of a film about her life.

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