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Jones' apparent win to fill Attorney General Jeff Sessions' former seat will knock the GOP Senate majority down to 51-49.
Franken announced his plan to resign last week amid sexual misconduct accusations.
Rosenstein tells Congress he would not fire Mueller without good cause, even if asked to do so.
The president tweeted a congratulatory message to the Democrat in Alabama after his surprise upset.
The Republican candidate said his campaign would explore recount prospects with the Alabama secretary of state.
Doug Jones, the apparent winner of Alabama's Senate election, has signaled that he would oppose the GOP tax plan.
Manigault Newman's decision comes at the start of what's expected to be a round of departures heading into the new year.
A super PAC aligned with Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell called the race a "brutal reminder that candidate quality matters."
It also would feature a top individual tax rate of 37 percent and raise the mortgage interest deduction amount to $750,000.
The president said the New York Democrat would "do anything" for campaign contributions.
U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson offered to begin direct talks with North Korea without pre-conditions.
Trump Jr. spoke with the House Intelligence Committee last week.
President Donald Trump's eldest son asked a House committee to investigate possible leaks of information about his Dec. 6 interview with lawmakers.
Those close to Michael Flynn describe the pressures of the past year as investigators zeroed in on him and the dealings of one of his sons.
The bills include waivers for the Medical Device Tax, a tax on over-the-counter medications and the Cadillac Tax. .
Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell said he was confident Congress could reach an agreement to avoid a government shutdown.
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