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White House press secretary Kayleigh McEnany speaks during a press briefing at the White House, Monday, June 29, 2020, in Washington.
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June 29, 2020 - 2:06 pm
Trump denies briefing about reported bounties on US troops
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In this May 5, 2020, photo, Rep. John Ratcliffe, R-Texas, testifies before the Senate Intelligence Committee during his nomination hearing on Capitol Hill in Washington.
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May 21, 2020 - 7:32 pm
Divided Senate confirms Ratcliffe as intelligence chief
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January 16, 2019 - 1:47 pm
By ELLEN KNICKMEYER, Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — Acting Environmental Protection Agency chief Andrew Wheeler described himself as a champion of deregulation and the environment at his confirmation hearing Wednesday, even as a leading Democrat called him "just as extreme" as predecessor Scott...
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October 05, 2018 - 2:57 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge is rejecting an Oregon senator's attempt to force disclosure of more details on Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh before a confirmation vote. U.S. District Court Judge Amy Berman Jackson on Friday turned down an emergency request by Democratic Sen. Jeff Merkley...
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July 02, 2018 - 3:54 pm
By CATHERINE LUCEY and KEN THOMAS , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump interviewed four prospective Supreme Court justices Monday and planned to speak with a few more, as he powered forward with a speedy selection process to fill the fresh vacancy. Speaking to reporters at...
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May 17, 2018 - 5:57 pm
By LISA MASCARO and DEB RIECHMANN , Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate confirmed Gina Haspel on Thursday as the first female director of the CIA following a difficult nomination process that reopened an emotional debate about brutal interrogation techniques in one of the darkest chapters...
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April 24, 2018 - 9:40 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) - The White House is defending embattled Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, pointing to his record of service as physician to Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. The White House is releasing hand-written reports from the two presidents praising Jackson's leadership and...
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April 24, 2018 - 2:17 am
HOPE YEN - Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says his nominee to lead Veterans Affairs, Dr. Ronny Jackson, will soon be "making a decision" about his future amid questions about the White House doctor and Navy rear admiral. Trump says in a joint news conference with French...
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