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Prosecutors: Michael Cohen campaign finance probe is active

NEW YORK (AP) — Prosecutors aren't quite finished investigating campaign finance violations by President Donald Trump's former personal lawyer.


NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons

A presidential pardon for federal crimes won't be enough to clear a person of similar state charges under legislation poised for passage in New York.


In Pennsylvania, Trump touts 2020 chances, swipes at Biden

MONTOURSVILLE, Pa. (AP) — President Donald Trump voiced confidence Monday in his ability to win a repeat victory in Pennsylvania in 2020 and took a fresh swipe at one of his leading Democratic rivals, telling rallygoers that native son Joe Biden had abandoned them by representing Delaware in the Senate.


Judge sides with Congress over Trump in demands for records

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ruled against President Donald Trump on Monday in a financial records dispute with Congress and said lawmakers should get the documents they have subpoenaed. Trump called it a "crazy" decision that his lawyers would appeal.


Trump says Iran provocations will be met with 'great force'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is threatening to meet provocations by Iran with "great force," but says he's also willing to negotiate.


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NY bill to let US House see Trump's state returns narrowed

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Lawmakers in New York are seeking to sharply narrow a proposal that would grant congressional committees access to state tax returns filed by President Donald Trump to address concerns that it could jeopardize the privacy of anyone who pays taxes in the state.


Tariffs have varying fallout in trade-heavy Washington state

SEATTLE (AP) — Workers at a $1.7 billion polysilicon plant in central Washington believe President Donald Trump's trade war with China may be their best chance for staying employed.


Packing his bags: Trump plans jet-setting summer of travel

WASHINGTON (AP) — Four days in Tokyo. Then it's off to see Queen Elizabeth before a jaunt to Normandy, France, and perhaps time in Ireland.


President Donald Trump directs former White House counsel McGahn to defy congressional subpoena

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump directs former White House counsel McGahn to defy congressional subpoena.


AP Explains: Immigrant entry exams had puzzles, delousing

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — President Donald Trump announced last week a wide-ranging immigration plan that would change how certain immigrants would be allowed in the U.S. His proposal includes a civics test for entrance that some critics say could exclude many high-skilled immigrants. Other critics called the idea of a civics exam bizarre and charged that some U.S. citizens even might fail such a test.


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Trump says he didn't need to borrow from banks

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is insisting he didn't borrow from many banks because he "didn't need the money," not because they wouldn't do business with him.


Trump tells anti-abortion activists to stay united for 2020

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump distanced himself from Alabama's restrictive new abortion law by laying out differing personal views even as he urged anti-abortion activists to stay united heading into the 2020 election.


US to roll out economic part of Mideast peace plan

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration will unveil the first phase of its long-awaited blueprint for Mideast peace next month at a conference in the region designed to highlight economic benefits that could be reaped if the Israeli-Palestinian conflict is resolved, the White House said Sunday.


Schiff: Amash criticism not enough to push Trump impeachment

A key Democrat said Sunday that Republican Rep. Justin Amash's sharp criticism of what he called President Donald Trump's "impeachable conduct" in the Russia investigation isn't enough to count as bipartisan support to launch impeachment proceedings.


Perry to lead delegation to Ukraine presidential swearing-in

WASHINGTON (AP) — Energy Secretary Rick Perry will lead a delegation to the inauguration of Volodymyr Zelenskiy's as Ukraine's next president.


In clash with Congress, weak legal case may still help Trump

WASHINGTON (AP) — For all of President Donald Trump's talk of winning, his lawyers are using a legal argument that many scholars say is a pretty sure loser as his team tries to defy congressional attempts to investigate him. Yet they may end up delaying the investigations with their argument, and that could be a win in itself.


Dozens protest Pence at Taylor University commencement

UPLAND, Ind. (AP) — Dozens of graduates and faculty have protested the selection of Vice President Mike Pence as the commencement speaker at Taylor University in Indiana by walking out moments before his introduction.


The Latest: Tariff agreement hailed by business groups

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and U.S. trade tariffs (all times local):


Political pitfalls: Iran tests 'America First' pledge

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump won the White House pledging to wind down the nation's many foreign entanglements and put "America First." But as his administration in recent days has sent mixed signals on the prospects of a military conflict with Iran, Trump's campaign trail promise is being put to the test.


Court hears 2 cases against Trump's plan for border wall

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — President Donald Trump is moving fast to build a wall on the Mexico border with billions of dollars secured under his declaration of a national emergency, but he first must get past the courts.


Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

Six women now suing Harvey Weinstein

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'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

'Medicare for All's' rich benefits 'leapfrog' other nations

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing

The Latest: McGahn defies subpoena, no-show at House hearing

McGahn defies subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

McGahn defies subpoena for testimony, faces contempt vote

Dual briefings on Capitol Hill focus on Trump's Iran policy

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The Latest: Cohen links Trump's lawyer to false tower date
NY Legislature approves bill banning undetectable firearms

NY Legislature approves bill banning undetectable firearms

NY poised to close loophole aimed at possible Trump pardons

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Ex-Congressman Weiner leaves halfway house

FILE - In this Sept. 25, 2017 file photo, former Congressman Anthony Weiner leaves federal court following his sentencing in New York.

State Sen. Funke to undergo hip replacement surgery

State Sen. Funke to undergo hip replacement surgery

Morelle wants infrastructure deal to include plans to protect lakeside communities

Morelle wants infrastructure deal to include plans to protect lakeside communities

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