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Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley, R-Iowa, on Wednesday told Christine Blasey Ford that she must send him documents by the end of the week in order to testify Monday about her accusations against Brett Kavanaugh.
The deadline reflects a commitment from North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un, according to Pompeo.
Emanuel, a veteran of the Clinton and Obama administrations, is publicly warning that Trump may blow past the hesitation of national security advisors in search of a rally-around-the-flag political boost. He wants Congress to flash caution lights.
President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force is likely years away, but the military has begun breaking down the numbers for what setting up a sixth branch might cost.
Trump's boasts about future GOP success could damage his party in the midterms as it tries to stress the importance of voter turnout.
President Donald Trump on Wednesday cast doubt on the allegation of sexual assault against Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh, and said that the judge "has been treated very, very tough."
Trump's comment came five days after Manafort pleaded guilty to conspiracy charges brought by Mueller in federal court in Washington, D.C., and agreed to cooperate with the prosecutor in an ongoing probe of the Trump campaign and other issues.
In the primaries, Democrats largely calibrated their positions on gun measures, turned their backs to the NRA, and won. They now prepare for midterm battles in red-tinged states against Republican pro-gun candidates and face a strong NRA opposition.
Hill also said her advice would be "to push the pause button" until a hearing can be put together that is "not biased by politics or men" — an apparent reference to the all-male Republican majority on the Senate Judiciary Committee.
House Ways and Means Committee Chairman Rep. Kevin Brady, R-Texas, said "the time is short before the election" to approve Republican tax bills.
Christine Blasey Ford, the woman who has accused Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh of sexual assault, said an FBI investigation should be "the first step" before she testifies to the Senate.
In an interview with The Hill, the president said he wasn't happy with Jeff Sessions over "numerous things," including how the Justice Department has handled the border.
The House Ways and Means chairman says he's optimistic for a new U.S.-Canada trade agreement before Oct. 1.
Democrats jumped on comments from White House economic advisor Larry Kudlow, who said the Trump administration will "probably" address "larger entitlements" next year.
North Carolina's poultry sector suffered the loss of at least 3.4 million chickens and turkeys as a result of Hurricane Florence, and swine losses are now estimated to be about 5,500 hogs, according to the state's agriculture agency.
A big change since the Clarence Thomas confirmation hearings has been the #MeToo movement, which has made it less likely that women's accusations of sexual misconduct by powerful men will be brushed off.