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White House counsel cooperated with Mueller's probe, met with special counsel's team several times:

(WASHINGTON) -- White House counsel Donald McGahn has cooperated extensively with special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russia's meddling with the 2016 presidential election, sources with knowledge of his interviews tell ABC News.McGahn has met with Mueller’s team at least three times and has been questioned by the special counsel’s…... Read More

HUD files formal complaint against Facebook for housing discrimination

(WASHINGTON) -- The Department of Housing and Urban Development has filed a formal complaint against Facebook for allowing landlords to target specific racial groups or other demographic groups in violation of the Fair Housing Act.Facebook has previously faced lawsuits from housing groups after ProPublica reported in 2016 that advertisements for…... Read More

Trump says he'll likely strip 'dossier'-linked DOJ official of security clearance

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump on Friday said he is on the verge of stripping the security clearance of a longtime Justice Department official who has emerged as a target and political talking point for Republicans upset over special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation."I think Bruce Ohr is a disgrace. I…... Read More

Thousands could lose Medicaid coverage as states enforce work requirements

(NEW YORK) -- Thousands of Americans -- many low-income -- are at risk of losing Medicaid health care insurance coverage as states implement work requirements pushed and approved by the Trump administration.In Arkansas, more than 5,400 people failed to comply with the work requirements for the past two months, according…... Read More

Michigan lawmaker apologizes for racial slurs targeting opponent

(DETROIT) -- A Michigan lawmaker apologized after roiling her state Senate race and drawing the ire of the state Democratic party for making racial slurs against her former rival, an Asian-American candidate.Rep. Bettie Cook Scott, who is African-American, said in a statement released on Twitter by her lawyer, Bill Noakes,…... Read More

Former intelligence officials criticize Brennan's loss of security clearance

(WASHINGTON) -- In an unprecedented show of support, 15 top former intelligence officials have signed a letter backing former CIA Director John Brennan whose security clearance was revoked by the White House earlier this week.The group of former CIA directors, CIA deputy directors and Director of National Intelligence called the…... Read More

One year after crisis began, US sanctions Myanmar military over Rohingya ethnic cleansing

(WASHINGTON) -- The Trump administration is sanctioning four Myanmar military officials and two military units for the ethnic cleansing of Rohingya, the Muslim-majority ethnic group that has fled by the hundreds of thousands from a violent campaign into neighboring Bangladesh.Other than one general sanctioned last December, these are the first…... Read More

Trump razzes Cuomo again about America 'never that great' comment

(WASHINGTON) -- The ongoing feud between President Trump and New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo continued Friday when the president slammed the Democrat on Twitter once again for comments he made earlier in the week."How does a politician, Cuomo, known for pushing people and businesses out of his state, not to…... Read More

Trump's military parade postponed until 2019 as reported cost skyrockets

(WASHINGTON) -- President Donald Trump's military parade that was slated to have taken place on November 10 has been postponed, according to a Pentagon statement. Earlier on Thursday, a U.S. official had told ABC News that the cost of the parade had risen to $92 million, a significant increase to…... Read More

Christian baker who won Supreme Court case in new legal battle

(LAKEWOOD, Colo.) -- When Christian bakery owner Jack Phillips won a landmark U.S. Supreme Court case in June over his refusal to make a wedding cake a gay couple based on his religious convictions, he thought his legal battles with the state of Colorado were over, according to a lawsuit.But…... Read More

Bin Laden raid commander defends Brennan, tells Trump, 'revoke my security clearance as well'

(WASHINGTON) -- The retired U.S. Navy admiral who led the mission to kill Osama bin Laden is defending former CIA director John Brennan after President Donald Trump revoked his security clearance earlier this week.In an op-ed for the Washington Post on Thursday, retired Adm. William McRaven asks Trump to revoke…... Read More