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Trump commutes sentence of confidant Roger Stone. He was set to go to prison July 14 for lying to Congress and witness tampering.

Added: 11.07.2020 1:19 | 9 views | 0 comments

The president labeled the prosecution a “Witch Hunt” on Twitter and has amplified Stone’s claims of juror bias during his federal trial last year in Washington.

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Trump commutes Roger Stone's prison sentence after he was convicted of covering up for the president

Added: 11.07.2020 1:03 | 12 views | 0 comments

The Republican strategist and Trump's longtime friend was days away from having to surrender to a federal prison. He was sentenced in February to 40 months in prison for lying to Congress.

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With wave of major rulings, Roberts, Supreme Court emerge as powerful counterweight to Trump, Congress

Added: 11.07.2020 0:19 | 12 views | 0 comments

With November's election looming, the court’s five Republican-appointed conservatives and four liberals picked by Democratic presidents may have looked for chances to cross lines and display their independence.

120 members of Congress tell Trump to end his 'harmful,' anti-LGBTQ policies

Added: 10.07.2020 23:35 | 15 views | 0 comments

They wrote that the Supreme Court’s recent Bostock v. Clayton County ruling decisively rejected an argument advanced by the Trump administration.

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Army secretary pledges to take steps in Vanessa Guillen case

Added: 10.07.2020 22:07 | 19 views | 0 comments

"He did assure me that all their findings will be available to Congress," said Rep. Sylvia García about the meeting with Army Secretary Ryan McCarthy.

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Georgia GOP congressional race gets personal over illegal immigrant ad claims

Added: 10.07.2020 21:03 | 7 views | 0 comments

The congressional race for an open seat in Georgia has gotten heated and personal between two Republicans.

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Former Latino congressman Luis Gutiérrez backs Joe Biden to 'crush' Trump racism

Added: 10.07.2020 19:20 | 8 views | 0 comments

“It’s time we really crush the institutional racism of Donald Trump," said Gutiérrez. "He’s like racist in chief in the White House."

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Supreme Court declines to give Congress access to Trump records for now

Added: 10.07.2020 16:20 | 0 views | 0 comments

The Supreme Court ruled 7-2 in the legal battle, effectively ensuring the documents will remain out of public view until after the November election.

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Philippines Congress officially silences nation's biggest broadcaster

Added: 10.07.2020 14:55 | 2 views | 0 comments

President Duterte's office denies any role in depriving ABS-CBN of its broadcast license, but he's threatened the network for years.

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Surprise COVID-19 costs? Loopholes and mix-ups are leading to bills for thousands of dollars

Added: 10.07.2020 14:03 | 2 views | 0 comments

"CBS This Morning" is looking at coronavirus testing for the series Medical Price Roulette, a collaboration with journalism company ClearHealthCosts. When Congress passed the CARES Act in March, it was supposed to cover the costs of tests -- the goal was to ensure no one would avoid getting tested because of the expense. But, experts say loopholes in the law and mix-ups are leading to some people getting bills for thousands of dollars. Consumer investigative correspondent Anna Werner reports.

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