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Trump answers ‘no’ when asked if Russia still targeting the US

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the U.S., contradicting American intelligence agencies.

Trump's response to a question from ABC News' Cecilia Vega came as reporters were gathered just ahead of a   ... Read More

Air Force chief of staff praises administration for Space Force

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON)-- If the Air Force Chief of Staff doesn't support President Donald Trump's idea of a separate Space Force, he did not reveal his feelings to the press Tuesday, instead praising his administration for putting focus on   ... Read More

Trump’s comments on meddling put cybersecurity back in spotlight

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump stood next to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki and called the Russian president's denials of Russian meddling "extremely strong," he snapped back into focus for lawmakers and cybersecurity experts alike the subject   ... Read More

A number of new citizens are now seeking political office

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Although she has lived in the U.S. since she was 2 months old, Maria Palacios was disqualified from running for a Georgia House seat because she became a citizen just last year.

According to Georgia state constitution,   ... Read More

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti and actress Alyssa Milano lead protest in front of White House

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For the second night in a row, protesters gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday, this time joined by Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti and actress Alyssa Milano, who delivered speeches regarding   ... Read More

Russian gun-rights activist linked to NRA indicted for acting as foreign agent

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested by the FBI and charged with conspiracy, was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on a second offense of acting as an agent of a foreign   ... Read More

Alabama representative faces runoff, past position on Trump a key issue

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In October of 2016, less than one day after the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape was uncovered by the Washington Post, Alabama congresswoman Martha Roby became one of the first prominent Republicans to announce she would not vote   ... Read More

Environmental, health advocates speak out against EPA ‘secret science’ rule

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Environment and health advocates are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to abandon a proposed rule that they say would hurt environmental protections by blocking the agency from using some scientific research in its regulations.

The EPA   ... Read More

Trump: ‘I have full faith and support’ in intel community’s conclusion on Russian election meddling

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he "has full faith" in and accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that meddling took place during the 2016 elections as he prepared to meet with members of Congress at the   ... Read More

Ryan, other members of Congress, weigh how to respond to Trump’s Putin remarks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- While House Speaker Paul Ryan struggled Tuesday to defend President Donald Trump's performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, without criticizing him directly, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor with a   ... Read More

President Trump: Putin meeting ‘better’ than summit with NATO allies

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Amid a flood of criticism from members of both parties over his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump declined to reverse course Tuesday by instead highlighting the meeting as more productive than his   ... Read More

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake rips Trump’s summit performance with Putin as ‘confused’ and ‘shameful’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Tuesday slammed President Donald Trump's Helsinki summit performance with Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and "confused,” calling it a "mistake" for him to meet privately with the Russian president.

"If that is what   ... Read More

Trump tells Hannity Russians ‘have no information on Trump’

ABC News(HELSINKI, Finland) -- In his first interview following a summit and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, President Donald Trump told Sean Hannity of Fox News he thought Putin was "very, very strong" and complained   ... Read More

Head of intelligence community fires back after Trump casts doubt

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump hedged on whether he agrees with the intelligence community on its conclusion that the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki,   ... Read More

‘Bizarre’ and ‘shameful’: Republicans lead responses to Trump news conference with Putin

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The response from lawmakers to President Trump’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin was swift and almost universally negative, with especially critical statements coming from members of Trump’s own party.

Sen, Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican   ... Read More

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Trump answers ‘no’ when asked if Russia still targeting the US

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Wednesday denied Russia is still targeting the U.S., contradicting American intelligence agencies.

Trump's response to a question from ABC News' Cecilia Vega came as reporters were gathered just ahead of a   ... Read More

Air Force chief of staff praises administration for Space Force

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON)-- If the Air Force Chief of Staff doesn't support President Donald Trump's idea of a separate Space Force, he did not reveal his feelings to the press Tuesday, instead praising his administration for putting focus on   ... Read More

Trump’s comments on meddling put cybersecurity back in spotlight

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- As President Donald Trump stood next to Vladimir Putin in Helsinki and called the Russian president's denials of Russian meddling "extremely strong," he snapped back into focus for lawmakers and cybersecurity experts alike the subject   ... Read More

A number of new citizens are now seeking political office

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Although she has lived in the U.S. since she was 2 months old, Maria Palacios was disqualified from running for a Georgia House seat because she became a citizen just last year.

According to Georgia state constitution,   ... Read More

Stormy Daniels’ lawyer Michael Avenatti and actress Alyssa Milano lead protest in front of White House

Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- For the second night in a row, protesters gathered in front of the White House on Tuesday, this time joined by Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti and actress Alyssa Milano, who delivered speeches regarding   ... Read More

Russian gun-rights activist linked to NRA indicted for acting as foreign agent

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Maria Butina, the Russian gun-rights activist who was recently arrested by the FBI and charged with conspiracy, was indicted by a grand jury on Tuesday on a second offense of acting as an agent of a foreign   ... Read More

Alabama representative faces runoff, past position on Trump a key issue

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- In October of 2016, less than one day after the infamous "Access Hollywood" tape was uncovered by the Washington Post, Alabama congresswoman Martha Roby became one of the first prominent Republicans to announce she would not vote   ... Read More

Environmental, health advocates speak out against EPA ‘secret science’ rule

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- Environment and health advocates are calling on the Environmental Protection Agency to abandon a proposed rule that they say would hurt environmental protections by blocking the agency from using some scientific research in its regulations.

The EPA   ... Read More

Trump: ‘I have full faith and support’ in intel community’s conclusion on Russian election meddling

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump said he "has full faith" in and accepts the U.S. intelligence community's conclusion that meddling took place during the 2016 elections as he prepared to meet with members of Congress at the   ... Read More

Ryan, other members of Congress, weigh how to respond to Trump’s Putin remarks

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- While House Speaker Paul Ryan struggled Tuesday to defend President Donald Trump's performance with Russian President Vladimir Putin in Helsinki, Finland, without criticizing him directly, Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer took to the Senate floor with a   ... Read More

President Trump: Putin meeting ‘better’ than summit with NATO allies

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Amid a flood of criticism from members of both parties over his summit with Russian President Vladimir Putin, President Donald Trump declined to reverse course Tuesday by instead highlighting the meeting as more productive than his   ... Read More

Republican Sen. Jeff Flake rips Trump’s summit performance with Putin as ‘confused’ and ‘shameful’

ABC News(WASHINGTON) -- Republican Sen. Jeff Flake Tuesday slammed President Donald Trump's Helsinki summit performance with Vladimir Putin as "shameful" and "confused,” calling it a "mistake" for him to meet privately with the Russian president.

"If that is what   ... Read More

Trump tells Hannity Russians ‘have no information on Trump’

ABC News(HELSINKI, Finland) -- In his first interview following a summit and press conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Monday, President Donald Trump told Sean Hannity of Fox News he thought Putin was "very, very strong" and complained   ... Read More

Head of intelligence community fires back after Trump casts doubt

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump hedged on whether he agrees with the intelligence community on its conclusion that the Russian government interfered with the 2016 presidential election at a joint press conference with Vladimir Putin in Helsinki,   ... Read More

‘Bizarre’ and ‘shameful’: Republicans lead responses to Trump news conference with Putin

iStock/Thinkstock(WASHINGTON) -- The response from lawmakers to President Trump’s press conference with Russian president Vladimir Putin was swift and almost universally negative, with especially critical statements coming from members of Trump’s own party.

Sen, Bob Corker, the Tennessee Republican   ... Read More

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