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EPA sources: Pruitt aide tried to back-date departure after congressional interview request

One of embattled EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt's most trusted advisers sought to retroactively change her resignation date a day after the House oversight committee requested to interview her as part of its investigation.

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Comey memos: House Republican committee chairmen say documents prove Comey never felt obstructed

Three House Republican committee chairmen responded to numerous memos written by former FBI Director James Comey detailing his conversations with President Donald Trump that were released to lawmakers and obtained by Fox News on Thursday evening.

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YouTube should face same rules and regulations as TV companies, says MP

A LEADING MP has said that online services such as YouTube should be subject to the same rules as TV companies. Tory politician Damian Collins, who chairs the digital, culture, media and sport select committee, was talking about potential new restrictions

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Vince Cable Demands Parliamentary Inquiry Into Anti-Semitism, And Wants Party Leaders To Appear

Liberal Democrat leader Vince Cable plans to call for a Commons committee to investigate anti-Semitism in politics, HuffPost UK has learnt. The former business secretary will write to the influential chair of the Women and Equalities Committee, Maria

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U.S. Senate committee to vote on bill to protect Mueller next week

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The leader of the U.S. Senate Judiciary Committee said on Thursday the committee would vote on a bill to protect Robert Mueller, the special counsel appointed to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 U.S. election, despite object

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Top GOP Senator Hopes Macron And Merkel Convince Trump To Save Iran Deal

Senate Foreign Relations Committee chair Bob Corker hopes Europeans agree to tweak the accord ahead of a May 12 deadline that Trump could use to kill it.

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Senate panel divided over Pompeo for secretary of state

President Donald Trump's pick for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo, is facing so much opposition from Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee that the panel could be forced to take the unusual step of sending the nomination to the

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North Korea meeting won't affect Pompeo vote in U.S. Senate: committee chair

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The chairman of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee said on Wednesday he did not expect that CIA Director Mike Pompeo's meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un would affect votes in the Senate on his nomination to be se

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EPA defends Pruitt amid report he used 4 government email accounts

The Environmental Protection Agency defended its embattled boss, Scott Pruitt, after the Republican chairman of a Senate committee noted that Pruitt apparently used four government email accounts.

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Pompeo could be the first secretary of state nominee to receive an unfavorable committee vote since 1925

It's starting to look like Mike Pompeo might not get a favorable vote from the Senate Foreign Relations Committee to support his nomination as secretary of state, after three Democrats (and at least one Republican) on the panel have signaled they'll vote

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Fresh Inquiry Launched Into Benefits Sanctions By Work And Pensions Select Committee

A fresh inquiry has been launched by MPs into benefit sanctions amid warnings of troubling cases and extreme harm being caused to disabled people.The Work and Pensions select committee will analyse the whole system where benefit payments are docked for a

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Missouri Gov. Greitens claims prosecutor hid evidence until after 'sexy workout' allegations

Attorneys for embattled Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens claimed Thursday that the prosecutor in his felony invasion-of-privacy trial concealed evidence until after the release of a legislative committee report that led to calls for the Republican to step down

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Pompeo may fall short of majority support on Senate committee

Two key Democrats on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee are signaling they won't back CIA Director Mike Pompeo for secretary of state, a sign that his nomination as the top US diplomat is likely to face a rebuke by falling short of a majority on the p

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Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg testifies before Senate committees -- live blog

Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg testifies before the Senate Judiciary and Senate Commerce Committees Tuesday to discuss the social media platform's policy on user privacy amid the Cambridge Analytica scandal.

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GOP Senator: It Would Be 'Suicide' For Trump If He Fires Mueller

″I think the less the president says about this whole thing, the better off he will be," Senate Judiciary Committee Chairman Chuck Grassley said Tuesday.

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Senate Judiciary Chairman Chuck Grassley warns Trump: 'It would be suicide' to fire Mueller

The chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee also said firing Mueller could help Democrats in the midterms.

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GOP lawmaker: Thinking of leaving Syria 'a mistake'

The Republican chairman of the House Armed Services Committee said Monday that President Donald Trump's prior announcement that the US will leave Syria was a "mistake."

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Gowdy accuses DOJ of stonewalling investigation into alleged FBI abuses

Rep. Trey Gowdy, the House Oversight Committee chairman, said Sunday that he is displeased with how many documents the Department of Justice is withholding from members of the House and Senate intelligence committee members.

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Inside the Houston House runoff that Democrats everywhere are watching

Had she planned to run for Congress, Laura Moser says, she never would have written the articles the Democratic Congressional Campaign Committee used to try to sink her candidacy in a Democratic primary here.

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Pompeo's secretary of state confirmation hearing set for next Thursday

Mike Pompeo's confirmation hearing for secretary of state is scheduled for 10 a.m. next Thursday, the Senate Foreign Relations Committee announced Friday.

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Lewandowski to Democrats: I'm not answering your 'f---ing' question

Corey Lewandowski had a blunt message for Democrats on the House Intelligence Committee: He wasn't going to answer their "fucking" questions.

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U.S. House Ways and Means Committee to hold tariff hearing April 12

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The U.S. House Ways and Means Committee will hold a hearing on the effects of recent tariff increases on April 12, its chairman said on Thursday.

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