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Navy leaders defend Trump's lackluster ship budget

Thursday  09:15,   25 may 2017
The Hill

<p>Lawmakers on Wednesday questioned President Trump's promise to build the Navy to a 350-ship fleet, grilling service officials on the administration's fiscal 2018 budget and its lack of capital for such a feat.</p>Load[...]

Navy leaders defend Trump's lackluster ship budget

Thursday  09:15,   25 may 2017
The Hill

<p>Lawmakers on Wednesday questioned President Trump's promise to build the Navy to a 350-ship fleet, grilling service officials on the administration's fiscal 2018 budget and its lack of capital for such a feat.</p>Load[...]

Greg Gianforte: Fox News team witnesses GOP House candidate 'body slam' reporter

Thursday  09:10,   25 may 2017
FOX News

The race to fill Montana's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives took a violent turn Wednesday, and a crew from the Fox News Channel witnessed it firsthand.The race to fill Montana's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives took a [...]

Greg Gianforte: Fox News team witnesses GOP House candidate 'body slam' reporter

Thursday  09:10,   25 may 2017
FOX News

The race to fill Montana's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives took a violent turn Wednesday, and a crew from the Fox News Channel witnessed it firsthand.The race to fill Montana's sole seat in the U.S. House of Representatives took a [...]

Poll: Americans disagree with Comey firing

Thursday  07:31,   25 may 2017
The Hill

<p>More than half of Americans disagree with President Trump's decision to fire FBI Director James Comey, according to a Fox News poll released Wednesday.</p>Load[...]

Analysis | Why did Russia become such a big issue only after November? In part because of who won.

Thursday  07:05,   25 may 2017
MSN

<p>The chairman and ranking Democrat on the Senate Intelligence Committee informed reporters on Tuesday afternoon that the committee would issue subpoenas to businesses associated with former national security adviser Michael Flynn, subpoenas[...]

Sessions Was Advised Not to Disclose Russia Meetings on Security Forms

Thursday  06:35,   25 may 2017
The New York Times

Advisers and the F.B.I. told Jeff Sessions “not to list meetings with foreign dignitaries and their staff connected with his Senate activities,” a Justice spokesman said.Load[...]

The Latest: Fox News says crew saw Gianforte attack reporter

Thursday  06:20,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

<p>Fox News says a crew saw Montana's House candidate Greg Gianforte grab a Guardian reporter by neck and slam him to the ground.</p>HELENA, Mont. (AP) — The Latest on assault allegations against Republican congressional candidate Greg[...]

Analysis | Five startling things Betsy DeVos just told Congress

Thursday  05:25,   25 may 2017
MSN

DeVos: States can decide if students with disabilities should get federal legal protections at private schoolsThat happened in January when she went before the Senate Education Committee for her confirmation hearing, during which she said schools[...]

After CBO Report, Senate Republicans Aim for Better Health Care Bill

Thursday  05:10,   25 may 2017
NBC News

Senate Republicans maintained their plan to replace the Affordable Care Act would look nothing like the House bill assessed Wednesday.Load[...]

Chaffetz: Comey Wouldn't Tell Me Location Of Memos He Wrote About Trump

Thursday  04:15,   25 may 2017
MSN

House Oversight Committee Chair Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) on Wednesday said former FBI Director James Comey refused to comment to Chaffetz on the location of memos Comey reportedly wrote describing his encounters with President Donald Trump. Load[...]

Top education official resigns over disagreement with boss

Thursday  03:40,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

A senior Education Department official in charge of managing federal student aid has resigned ahead of a House hearing, the government said Wednesday.James Runcie submitted his resignation late Tuesday, the Education Department said in a statement.[...]

Guardian Reporter: Montana GOP House Candidate ‘Body Slammed Me and Broke My Glasses’

Thursday  03:25,   25 may 2017
Mediaite

Political junkies around the country have been watching the hotly-contested special election showdown in Montana between Republican Greg Gianforte and Democrat Rob Quist for a vacant House seat. But little did anyone know — if one reporter's[...]

HHS Secretary Tom Price: CBO Score On Health Care Bill Is 'Wrong Again'

Thursday  03:11,   25 may 2017
MSN

Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price on Wednesday tried to undermine the non-partisan Congressional Budget Office’s estimate that 23 million people will lose insurance coverage under the Republican bill to repeal and replace Obamacare.“The [...]

House approves bill seeking to upend EPA pesticide rule

Thursday  03:11,   25 may 2017
Associated Press

The House on Wednesday passed a Republican-backed measure reversing an Environmental Protection Agency requirement that those spraying pesticides on or near rivers and lakes file for a permit. The chamber voted largely along party lines on May 24,[...]