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Air Force chief of staff praises administration for Space Force

(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 space as a "war-fighting domain.""One of my challenges when I first came in…... Read More

Trump's comments on meddling put cybersecurity back in spotlight

(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 of election meddling.Trump's remarks, which he has since tried to clarify, are in…... Read More

A number of new citizens are now seeking political office

(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, candidates are required to be a “citizen of the state” for a…... Read More

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

(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 President Donald Trump’s relationship with Russia and more.The #OccupyLafayettePark protest comes as a response…... Read More

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

(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 White House on Tuesday."I accept our intelligence community's conclusion that meddling took place,"…... Read More

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

(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 government.Butina, who is alleged to have been a “covert Russian agent”…... Read More

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

(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 for Donald Trump as a result.Not even two years later, that…... Read More

Environmental, health advocates speak out against EPA 'secret science' rule

(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 held a public hearing on its "Strengthening Transparency in Regulatory Science" rule…... Read More

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

(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 laundry list of things he says it’s obvious Congress should do…... Read More

President Trump: Putin meeting 'better' than summit with NATO allies

(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 gathering with NATO allies days before."While I had a great meeting with…... Read More

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

(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 victory looks like, as the White House said, I think we'd all like…... Read More

Trump tells Hannity Russians 'have no information on Trump'

(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 that the "phony witch hunt" into Russia's interference in the 2016 election…... Read More

Head of intelligence community fires back after Trump casts doubt

(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, Finland, Monday."People came to me, Dan Coats came to me, and some others…... Read More

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

(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 who chairs the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, said: "Putin only understands strength…... Read More