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Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 08:31 AM EST

Flynn Flips and Tax Bill Passes Senate

Flynn Flips and Tax Bill Passes Senate

NBC10's Dray Clark and Rosemary Connors talked to Meet the Press moderator Chuck Todd about what Michael Flynn's guilty plea could mean for the Trump administration and what the tax bill could mean for America....

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 08:38 PM EST

How the Tax Bill Could Impact You

How the Tax Bill Could Impact You

Early Saturday morning the Tax Bill was passed in the Senate. The bill was passed on a 51-49 vote along party lines. NBC10's Drew Smith has more about how the new tax bill will impact you.

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 08:29 PM EST

Trump Suggests Openness to Negotiations on GOP Tax Plan

Trump Suggests Openness to Negotiations on GOP Tax Plan

President Donald Trump suggested Saturday he may be willing to negotiate changes to a significant portion of the tax overhaul, the corporate tax rate, injecting an element of uncertainty into the tax plan...

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 09:45 AM EST

Mueller Removed Agent From Russia Probe for Anti-Trump Texts

Mueller Removed Agent From Russia Probe for Anti-Trump Texts

A veteran FBI counterintelligence agent was removed from special counsel Robert Mueller's team investigating Russian election meddling after the discovery of an exchange of anti-Trump text messages, a spokesper...

Sunday, Dec 3, 2017 at 08:06 AM EST

Trump Says He Fired Flynn 'Because He Lied' to FBI

Trump Says He Fired Flynn 'Because He Lied' to FBI

President Donald Trump changed his story Saturday on why he fired Michael Flynn as his national security adviser, now suggesting he knew at the time that Flynn had lied to the FBI as well as to Vice President...

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 10:50 AM EST

House GOP Unveils Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

House GOP Unveils Plan to Avert Government Shutdown

House GOP leaders unveiled a plan Saturday to avert a government shutdown next weekend and keep the government open through Dec. 22. The measure would buy time for bipartisan talks on a bigger budget agreement...

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 12:23 PM EST

In Flynn, Mueller Unearths More Lies, Key Witness: Analysis

In Flynn, Mueller Unearths More Lies, Key Witness: Analysis

More smoke but no smoking gun. Michael Flynn's guilty plea Friday revealed a new layer of lies unearthed by the far-reaching investigation into ties between President Donald Trump and Russia, and put heightened...

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 07:05 AM EST

Senate Votes to Block Special Break for Conservative College

Senate Votes to Block Special Break for Conservative College

Senate Democrats on Friday successfully blocked a provision in the Republicans' sweeping tax bill designed to give a special tax break to a conservative college in Michigan. Democrats said the tax break was...

Saturday, Dec 2, 2017 at 12:10 AM EST

Democrats Mock GOP for Haste on Tax Bill

Democrats Mock GOP for Haste on Tax Bill

As the Senate neared a momentous vote on the sweeping Republican tax bill, Democrats mocked the nearly 500-page printed text of the legislation — complaining it was given to them at the last minute before the...

Friday, Dec 1, 2017 at 07:51 PM EST

Quick Firing Not an Option in Political Sex-Misconduct Cases

Quick Firing Not an Option in Political Sex-Misconduct Cases

When sexual misconduct allegations surface in the private sector, a boss can say, "You're fired" — as Matt Lauer, Charlie Rose and others can attest. In the political world, it's never that simple. Rep. John...

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