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Corker questions Trump 2020 bid

In an interview with CNN's Alisyn Camerota, Sen. Bob Corker (R-TN) questions if President Trump will run for re-election in 2020 and says that he wants to see who else is running before deciding whether or not to back Trump.

Kansas Secretary Of State Found In Contempt Of…

The judge said Kris Kobach failed to stop enforcing a controversial voter registration law after being ordered to do so.

New York's Governor Gives Parolees The Right To…

On Wednesday, New York's governor signed an executive order giving parolees conditional pardons so they can vote.

Diaz-Canel replaces Raul Castro as Cuba's…

A 57-year-old bureaucrat has replaced Raul Castro as the president of Cuba, launching a new political era as a government led by a single family for six decades tries to ensure the long-term survival of one of the world's last communist states

Germany's Merkel appears open to compromise on EU…

German Chancellor Angela Merkel has signaled her willingness to find compromises with France when it comes to reforming the European Union, as she hosted French President Emmanuel Macron for talks in Berlin

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GOP senator won't say if he backs Trump 2020 bid

In an interview with CNN's Chris Cuomo, Sen. Ron Johnson (R-WI) got heated when asked if he would back President Trump in the 2020 election and decided not to answer, saying he is focused on supporting Trump's current agenda.

Trump: Japan Not Exempted From Steel, Aluminum…

The president said he couldn't provide an exemption because of the "massive trade deficit with Japan."

EPA Head Faces Investigation Into His $43K…

Office of Management and Budget Director Mick Mulvaney said his office is looking into the phone booth and other expenses.

Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel suits

President Donald Trump's personal attorney has dropped a pair of libel lawsuits against BuzzFeed and investigation firm Fusion GPS

California reaches deal on National Guard border…

California has reached a deal with the U.S. government for the state's National Guard troops to head to the Mexico border to help fight gangs and drug and gun smugglers

Embattled Gov. Greitens refuses to step down

Missouri's top Republican legislators are calling for GOP Gov. Eric Greitens to step down from office following an accusation that he obtained a charity donor list without permission, the latest controversy to embroil Greitens, who has also been accused of sexual abuse.

White House Urges Congress To Fix Immigration…

The court ruled a statute that allowed the government to deport noncitizens who've committed a "crime of violence" was unconstitutionally vague.

Pompeo Starts His Diplomatic Career Early With…

Before his confirmation vote for secretary of state, CIA Director Mike Pompeo met with North Korean leader Kim Jong-un.

Son found not guilty due to insanity in politician's killing

An Oklahoma man has been found not guilty by reason of insanity in the fatal stabbing of his father, who served as the state's labor commissioner at the time of his death

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Taiwan calls Chinese military drills a threat to…

Taiwan's government says recent Chinese military drills are aimed at intimidating the island and are a threat to regional peace and stability

Some Republicans not ready to back Trump in 2020

CNN's Manu Raju reports on the growing number of Republican lawmakers who appear reluctant to support President Trump if he runs in the 2020 election.

Barbara Bush's Family Pays Tribute To The Former…

Former President George W. Bush, Laura Bush, Jeb Bush and Jenna Bush Hager all paid their respects to the former first lady on social media.

Trump Confirms Mike Pompeo Secretly Met With Kim…

In a tweet Wednesday morning, Trump said Pompeo had a meeting with Kim in North Korea last week.

Prof's Reax to Barbara Bush Death Could Threaten…

While the tributes continue to pour in for Barbara Bush, a Fresno State professor is taking heat for her diatribe against the former first lady. "Barbara Bush was a generous and smart and amazing racist who along with her husband, raised a war criminal," Randa Jarrar wrote to kick off...

The Latest: US says it's maintaining pressure on…

A U.S. ambassador says his country is maintaining a "maximum pressure campaign" to convince North Korea to denuclearize

Proposed tariffs hit China-made consumer goods

President Trump's recent tariffs on steel and aluminum are expected to expand to another 50 billion dollars in other consumer goods, which could lead to a US-China trade war. CNN's Matt Rivers reports.

Haley Fires Back At Suggestion She Was Confused…

Over the weekend, the U.S. ambassador to the United Nations said new sanctions against Russia were imminent.

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Trade issues expose the limits of Trump-Abe…

Trump rejects Abe's efforts to win a pass on tariffs for Japan and persuade US to rejoin TPP trade deal, showing the limits of their 'bromance'

Airmen reprimanded over viral video

The US Air Force issues tough punishments against three members of the Tennessee Air National Guard involved in a viral video depicting a reenlistment ceremony with a puppet.