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The confidential memo, written last fall by an Internal Revenue Service attorney, contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying the president’s tax returns to lawmakers.
The agreement means the House Intelligence Committee will not vote today to enforce a subpoena against Attorney General William P. Barr.
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“It’s very difficult to unring a bell,” said Rep. Anna G. Eshoo (D-Calif.) as some House lawmakers clamor to begin impeachment proceedings against President Trump.
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The hostile reception, alongside tepid support from Republicans, left the plan’s chances in Congress in doubt and raised the possibility that the administration would take apart the agency on its own.
The family of Berner Richard Johnson III, 48, known as “Bud,” said they believe he was involved in an argument inside the Scarlet Oak restaurant last Wednesday that turned physical once it got outside.
A day after pulling the fleet after a door malfunctioned, Metro says it has identified the cause and is putting the trains back on the rails.
The company is pitching the stations as an amenity for businesses and apartment buildings.
The report noted that 98 percent of D.C. residents live within a 10-minute walk of a park and 21 percent of the city is park land.
Marlon Alexander pleaded guilty to two brutal rapes of a 68-year-old woman. As part of his plea agreement, prosecutors agreed to drop charges in attacks on an 86-year-old woman and a police officer.
Washington’s relievers blew a pair of leads and couldn’t contain New York in the ninth inning of another painful loss.
The hiring of Ken Cuccinelli II appears to fulfill the president’s desire to have a forceful personality and a loyalist at the highest levels of the Department of Homeland Security.
The Housing and Urban Development secretary was grilled during a three-hour House committee hearing.
A move against Hikvision, the world’s largest maker of video surveillance technology, would broaden a U.S. campaign to sever China’s access to American know-how and inflame a deepening trade conflict.
Some Democrats accused Trump officials of being eager to attack at the slightest provocation. Republicans said information shared by the administration pointed to “new,” “credible” and “consistent” threats.
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A bid to push economic development, rather than a political solution, has been rebuffed by the Palestinians.
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Few people outside government have more influence over judicial appointments than Leonard Leo, an unofficial adviser to President Trump who has helped nonprofits raise $250 million from mostly undisclosed donors to promote conservative judges and causes.
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Months after West Point cadet Peter Zhu died from injuries in a skiing accident, a judge has ruled that his parents may use his frozen sperm to create a child.
The pop singer triumphed over finalists from Blake Shelton’s team, not an easy feat on a show that loves country artists.
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Filthy rich and dominated by a tech monoculture, it’s gone from America’s great romantic city to what one of its residents calls “a train wreck.”
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The 10-day battle inspired a movie and congressional hearings, symbolizing for some the bravery of the U.S. infantry and for others the futility and waste of the war.
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