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Congress squeezes Russia investigation

by Lynde Langdon
Posted 6/27/18, 11:43 am

FBI agent Peter Strzok testifies Wednesday on Capitol Hill about anti-Trump text messages he sent to a co-worker while working on the Hillary Clinton email investigation in 2016. Strzok’s meeting will take place behind closed doors with members of the House Judiciary and Oversight committees, and lawmakers are expected to call him to testify publicly sometime soon. House Republicans say they are frustrated that the Department of Justice still hasn’t given them all of the documents they asked for from special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 U.S.

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GOP tries to salvage immigration fix

by Onize Ohikere
Posted 6/25/18, 11:49 am

Republican leaders in the U.S. House of Representatives are considering separate legislation to address family separations at the U.S. southern border, the latest sign that a comprehensive, compromise immigration bill won’t pass anytime soon. The vote, which was initially slated for Thursday, is set to take place Tuesday evening.

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Vote on immigration bill delayed again

by Leigh Jones
Posted 6/22/18, 02:03 pm

Republicans again delayed a vote on a compromise immigration bill initially slated for a vote Thursday. GOP leaders pushed the vote back to Friday and then postponed it until next week. The measure would create a path to citizenship for “Dreamers,” immigrants brought to the country as children, and allocate money for the border wall President Donald Trump promised during his 2016 campaign. The president met with lawmakers Tuesday and vowed to support the legislation, but on Friday he seemed to change course.

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