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Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 09:18 AM EST

Kelly Departure as White House Chief of Staff Imminent, Sources Say

Kelly Departure as White House Chief of Staff Imminent, Sources Say

White House chief of staff John Kelly's long-expected departure will occur in the days ahead, four sources tell NBC News. His tenure has been marred by controversy since he became chief of staff in the summer of...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 09:18 PM EST

Comey Faces Off With GOP Over Clinton Emails, Alleged Bias

Comey Faces Off With GOP Over Clinton Emails, Alleged Bias

Former FBI Director James Comey spoke to House investigators behind closed doors for almost seven hours Friday, begrudgingly answering questions about the Justice Department's decisions during the 2016...

Saturday, Dec 8, 2018 at 05:57 AM EST

US: Trump Lawyer Met Russian Offering 'Political Synergy'

US: Trump Lawyer Met Russian Offering 'Political Synergy'

President Donald Trump's former lawyer, Michael Cohen, was in touch as far back as 2015 with a Russian who offered "political synergy" with the Trump election campaign and proposed a meeting between the...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 01:42 AM EST

Clashing Views Color Future of Stalled N. Korea Nuclear Talks

Clashing Views Color Future of Stalled N. Korea Nuclear Talks

To hear a beaming Donald Trump at his June summit with Kim Jong Un in Singapore, the solution to North Korea's headlong pursuit of nuclear weapons, a foreign policy nightmare that has flummoxed U.S. leaders...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 01:56 PM EST

Trump Names State Spokeswoman Nauert for UN Ambassador

Trump Names State Spokeswoman Nauert for UN Ambassador

President Donald Trump announced Friday he's nominating State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert to be the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations. "Heather Nauert will be nominated," Trump said Friday...

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 04:51 PM EST

Trump Picks William Barr to Serve Again as Attorney General

Trump Picks William Barr to Serve Again as Attorney General

President Donald Trump on Friday picked former Attorney General William Barr to once again serve as America's top law enforcement official. But while his experience and mainstream background may boost his...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 06:02 PM EST

George H.W. Bush Laid to Rest After Texas Farewell

George H.W. Bush Laid to Rest After Texas Farewell

President George H.W. Bush was buried Thursday in a private ceremony in College Station, Texas, after three days of remembrances in Texas and in Washington, D.C.

Friday, Dec 7, 2018 at 12:40 AM EST

Why Huawei Arrest Deepens Conflict Between US and China

Why Huawei Arrest Deepens Conflict Between US and China

The dramatic arrest of a Chinese telecommunications executive has driven home why it will be so hard for the Trump administration to resolve its deepening conflict with China. In the short run, the arrest of...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 05:00 PM EST

Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Paris Agreement Tweets

Fact Check: Trump’s Misleading Paris Agreement Tweets

On Dec. 4, President Donald Trump tweeted about French President Emmanuel Macron and the Paris Agreement, misrepresenting the foreign leader’s position on the climate accord. Macron has not said or suggested the...

Thursday, Dec 6, 2018 at 08:07 PM EST

North Carolina Democrat Drops Race Concession Amid Probe

North Carolina Democrat Drops Race Concession Amid Probe

The Democrat trailing in a North Carolina congressional race withdrew his concession Thursday as state election officials investigated allegations of absentee ballot fraud. Dan McCready's reversal came as a top...

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