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Ethan Miller/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  Following news Friday that Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein suggested in 2017 that officials in the FBI should wear a wire when speaking with President Trump, the president told a rally in Missouri that he hopes soon to get rid of a “lingering stench” in the Department of Justice and […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) —  A federal judge has ordered U.S. Secretary of Commerce Wilbur Ross be deposed over a decision to reinstate a question regarding citizenship status to the upcoming 2020 census, court documents show. U.S. District Judge Jesse Furman of the Southern District of New York wrote in his opinion Friday that “Secretary […]

Jessica McGowan/Getty Images(ATLANTA) — Former Vice President Joe Biden is planning to join Georgia’s Democratic gubernatorial nominee Stacey Abrams for a campaign event for the first time in Atlanta next Thursday, an Abrams campaign spokesperson told ABC News. Abrams is running against White House-backed Republican and Georgia Secretary of State Brian Kemp, who leveraged the […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  The drama surrounding the sexual assault allegation against Judge Brett Kavanaugh, and the turmoil it’s caused in his confirmation process, are nothing more than a political spectacle for many conservatives at the Value Voters Summit. They’re standing by President Donald Trump’s Supreme Court nominee. “I think he’s the right choice and […]

Mark Wilson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Another associate of political operative Roger Stone met Friday with a federal grand jury convened to hear testimony in special counsel Robert Mueller’s probe into Russian meddling, appearing at the U.S. District Court House in Washington, D.C., a source with direct knowledge tells ABC News. Stone is a longtime and close […]

Angelo Merendino/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former President Barack Obama continues his spirited effort to boost his party’s midterm ambitions with an event Friday in Pennsylvania, a state pivotal to Democratic hopes of winning back congressional majorities. It’s also a possible indicator of whether Democrats have made inroads with blue-collar voters, less than two years after […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Sources familiar with the memos of former Deputy FBI Director Andrew McCabe confirm to ABC News that according to those memos during a conversation in May 2017 between McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein – Rosenstein suggested that McCabe and or others wear a wire when speaking with President Donald […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Despite the fact that Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser, Christine Blasey Ford, hasn’t testified yet about her alleged sexual assault by the Supreme Court nominee, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell declared Friday that Kavanaugh will be confirmed to the Supreme Court — and soon. “You’ve watched the fight. You’ve watched the tactics. But […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) —  Sexual assault allegations have uprooted Brett Kavanaugh’s Supreme Court confirmation hearings and prompted outrage, but that didn’t stop a U.S. congressman from joking about the topic at a recent debate. Rep. Ralph Norman, R-S.C., used his opening remarks at a Thursday debate for South Carolina’s 5th Congressional District to make an […]

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — In hearings on the Hill, in the halls outside of congressional offices and in a slew of press conferences, supporters, and opponents of embattled Supreme Court Justice nominee Brett Kavanaugh have sought to influence the direction of what participants have come to view as a pivotal political moment in the #MeToo […]

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