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UAE adviser suspected of secretly lobbying Congress

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/26/18, 11:42 am

WASHINGTON—A political adviser to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) reportedly funneled millions of dollars to a Republican fundraiser to help further the Middle Eastern nation’s agenda in Congress, according to an Associated Press investigation.

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Trump signs spending bill despite veto threat

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/23/18, 01:54 pm

UPDATE: President Donald Trump called off his veto threat Friday and signed a $1.3 trillion budget to fund the government through the end of September. Congress approved the budget Thursday, increasing military spending to the highest amount in U.S. history. On Friday morning, Trump threatened to veto the bill because it didn’t align with his immigration and border security priorities.

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House panel concludes no Russia collusion

by Evan Wilt
Posted 3/23/18, 10:46 am

WASHINGTON—The House Intelligence Committee voted along party lines Thursday to publish the Republicans’ final report on the investigation into possible Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. presidential election and end the panel’s inquiry. The committee posted a seven-page declassified summary for the public and plans to share a redacted version of the full report next month.

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