House committee probes Russia payment to Flynn
Citing a Yahoo News interview with retired Lt. Gen. Michael Flynn last July, a House committee has opened an investigation into whether President Trump?s recently resigned national security adviser received an improper payment from the Russian government for a trip to Moscow in December 2015.
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"Blind Sheik" guilty of 1990s terror plots dies in US prison
Embattled Trump returns to strong suit: campaigning
With his presidency in turmoil and political adversaries baying for blood, Donald Trump is trading the Washington mud pit for more soothing surroundings: a campaign stage and crowds of thousands chanting his name. Trump hits the campaign stump for a rally in Melbourne, a city on Florida's famed Space Coast, at 5:00 pm (2200 GMT), not as candidate but the nation's commander-in-chief seeking to reconnect with his tribe of largely white, male middle-class voters. The rally locale had all the flair and anticipation of a campaign event from 2016: Thousands of supporters in line, women wearing red "Make America Great Again" hats, men in "Bikers for Trump" shirts, toddlers asleep on parents' shoulders, and plenty of Trump merchandise for sale.
Democrat member of FEC to make early exit: NYT
A Democrat who sits on the U.S. Federal Election Commission (FEC) is planning to resign before her term expires amid frustrations about partisan gridlock, the New York Times reported on Sunday. FEC Commissioner Ann Ravel told the Times in an interview she intended to submit her letter of resignation this week, a move that would open the door for President Donald Trump to make his own appointment to the panel. ?The ability of the commission to perform its role has deteriorated significantly,? Ravel told the newspaper.
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Lincoln is still No. 1 but Obama debuts high on historians? 2017 presidential ranking list
Recommended: Know your US presidents? Mr. Obama did best in the ?pursued equal justice for all,? category with an overall average of 83.2, placing him third behind Abraham Lincoln (first) and Lyndon Johnson (second).
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Michel, GOP leader skilled at deal-making, dies at age 93
WASHINGTON (AP) ? Bob Michel, an affable Illinois congressman who served as leader of the Republican House minority for 14 years and was skilled at seeking compromise critical in getting many initiatives of two Republican presidents through Congress, died Friday. He was 93.
Norma McCorvey, plaintiff in Roe v. Wade abortion ruling, dies at 69
(Reuters) - Norma McCorvey, the anonymous plaintiff known as "Jane Roe" in the U.S. Supreme Court's landmark Roe v. Wade ruling legalizing abortion, died on Saturday at the age of 69, a journalist close to McCorvey said. McCorvey died on Saturday morning of heart failure at an assisted living home in Katy, Texas, Joshua Prager, a journalist who is writing a book about the ruling, said in an email. McCorvey lent her real name to supporters of the abortion-rights movement in the 1980s.