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A lawsuit that was filed by the Democratic National Committee is photographed Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. The national Democratic Party sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, accusing them of an intricate conspiracy to undercut Democrats in the 2016 election by stealing tens of thousands of emails and documents. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
In court, Dems allege conspiracy between Trump camp, RussiaThe Democratic National Committee has sued President Donald Trump's campaign, his son, his son-in-law, the Russian Federation and WikiLeaks, saying they conspired to help Trump win the 2016 presidential election
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Missouri lawmakers consider withholding bills from GreitensMissouri's legislative leaders are considering holding off on sending bills to Gov. Eric Greitens amid multiple investigations into the governor's personal and professional life
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Pompeo faces opposition on Senate panelMike Pompeo, President Donald Trump's nominee for secretary of state, is expected to face unified opposition from Democrats at the Senate Foreign Relations Committee next week after one undecided Democrat said he would vote no.
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FILE - In this Nov. 20, 2016, file photo, then-President-elect Donald Trump, right, and former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani pose for photographs as Giuliani arrives at the Trump National Golf Club Bedminster clubhouse in Bedminster, N.J. Giuliani is joining the legal team defending President Donald Trump in the special counsel’s Russia investigation. That’s according to a statement from Trump personal attorney Jay Sekulow. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster, File)
For Trump, Giuliani adds toughness, star power to legal teamWith the addition of former New York City Mayor Rudy Giuliani, Trump gains a former U.S. attorney, a past presidential candidate and a TV-savvy defender
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FILE - The Pentagon is seen in this aerial view in Washington, in this March 27, 2008 file photo. The U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 soldiers this year and has officially lowered the goal. Officials say the service has been able to encourage more experienced service members to stay on the job in order to satisfy the military’s growing demand troops. Army officials say the updated goal will be 76,500, and six months into the recruitment year the service has brought in just 28,000 new soldiers.  (AP Photo/Charles Dharapak, File)
Army lowers 2017 recruiting goal; more soldiers staying onThe U.S. Army will not meet its mission to recruit 80,000 active duty soldiers this year and has officially lowered that goal
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Mourners leave the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. (AP Photo/Evan Vucci)
About 2,500 mourners pay respects to Barbara Bush at viewingAround 2,500 mourners have attended a public viewing for former first lady Barbara Bush, who was married to President George H.W. Bush for 73 years
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High school students protest during a rally calling for anti-gun laws, Friday April 20, 2018, in Washington Square Park, New York. Protests were held across the country Friday, on the 19th anniversary of the Columbine High School shooting. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
In new walkouts, students look to turn outrage to actionStudents across the country streamed out of their schools in the latest round of gun-control activism following the February shooting at a high school in Parkland, Florida
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Rebecca Halaska, right wipes tears as she leaves the visitation of former first lady Barbara Bush St. Martin's Episcopal Church with Tara Slusser, left, and Tammy Decker Friday, April 20, 2018, in Houston. Barbara Bush died on April 17, at the age of 92. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip )
The Latest: 2,500 attend public viewing for Barbara BushOfficials say around 2,500 people have walked past a casket holding former first lady Barbara Bush during a public viewing at a Houston church
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This March 21, 2017, photo provided by the CIA, shows CIA Deputy Director Gina Haspel. A former top U.S. intelligence official says President Donald Trump’s nominee to be the next CIA director was cleared of wrongdoing years ago in the destruction of 92 videotapes showing terror suspects being subjected to waterboarding and other harsh interrogation techniques. The Associated Press has obtained a declassified memo that the CIA gave to Congress April 20, to counter opposition Gina Haspel faces from Democrats and liberal groups concerned about her role in the destruction of the tapes in 2005 and her overall role in the interrogation program. (CIA via AP)
Probe cleared Haspel in destruction of waterboarding tapesThe CIA has given lawmakers a memo showing President Donald Trump's pick to be the agency's next CIA director was cleared years ago of wrongdoing in the destruction of videotapes showing terror suspects being waterboarded
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FILE - In this March 16, 2018, file photo, political activist Tom Steyer speaks during an event in Cincinnati. Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign arguing to remove President Donald Trump from office, but the effort isn’t necessarily reflected across the rest of the Democratic Party and the progressive left. House Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi says her caucus and its candidates are focused more on economic issues ahead of the November midterm elections. Other Democrats say Congress has to wait for the conclusions of special counsel Robert Mueller.(AP Photo/John Minchillo, File)
Hot potato: Dems shy from Steyer's talk of impeaching TrumpCalifornia billionaire Tom Steyer is spending millions of his own money on a campaign to impeach President Donald Trump, but many Democratic candidates are shying away from that idea.
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United Nations Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley, center, France's Ambassador to the United Nations Francois Delattre, right, Poland's Ambassador to the United Nations Joanna Wronecka, left, and Russia's Ambassador to the United Nations Vassily Nebenzia look on at The European Spallation Source (ESS) in Lund, Sweden, Friday, April 20, 2018. The annual informal working meeting with the UN Secretary-General and the Security Council will be held at Dag Hammarskojld's farm Backakra in Skane, southern Sweden on Saturday. (Johan Nilsson/TT News Agency via AP)
Haley's pushback draws fans, rattles White HouseU.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley's rebuttal to a putdown from a close adviser to President Donald Trump has been seized upon as a rallying cry among some women
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John Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy adviserJohn Bolton announces Mira Ricardel as deputy national security adviser
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