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Aurelien Morissard/IP3/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — Former Secretary of State John Kerry fired back against attacks by President Donald Trump and current Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Friday, saying the president “should be more worried about Paul Manafort meeting with Robert Mueller than me meeting with Iran’s PM.” Trump originally attacked Kerry on Thursday evening, saying […]

Joe Raedle/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After allegedly refusing to cooperate with investigators, Congressional leaders are ordering a senior Department of Homeland Security official to answer questions regarding reported retaliation against whistleblowers within the department, according to documents obtained by ABC News. The subpoena, issued Friday by the House Oversight Committee, directs DHS’s Principal Deputy General Counsel […]

KTRK-TV(NEW BERN, N.C.) — The Cajun Navy came to the aid of nearly 160 people in North Carolina Friday morning, many of whom had to be rescued from the roofs of their cars after they were stranded while trying to drive away from the devastation of Hurricane Florence. “The tide came up really strong — […]

ABC News(WASHINGTON) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort will plead guilty in federal court and forfeit many of his assets, according to a court filing Friday morning, signed by special counsel Robert Mueller. This is a developing story. Please refresh for details. Copyright © 2018, ABC Radio. All rights reserved.

Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — More than 100 pages of newly-recovered text messages show that former FBI officials Peter Strzok and Lisa Page used authorized channels within the FBI to help shape what they viewed as misguided media reports, and they expressed deep concern about politically-motivated leaks they suspected came from outside the FBI and Justice […]

Alex Wong/Getty Images(CLEVELAND) — Continuing his reemergence on the campaign trail in the lead up to the 2018 midterm elections, former President Barack Obama urged a crowd of roughly 3,000 people gathered on a hot and humid late summer night in Cleveland, Ohio, to “restore some sanity to our politics, and give the power back […]

Zach Gibson/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — House Speaker Paul Ryan, the highest-ranking Republican to comment on President Donald Trump’s tweets questioning the Hurricane Maria death toll in Puerto Rico, created a social media controversy himself Thursday when he suggested the storm and its aftermath was “no one’s fault.” In a news conference Thursday, Ryan said he had […]

Win McNamee/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort has tentatively agreed to a plea deal with special counsel Robert Mueller that will head off his upcoming trial, sources familiar with the negotiations tell ABC News. The deal is expected to be announced in court Friday, but it remains unclear whether Manafort has […]

Drew Angerer/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — A bizarre new twist has emerged in the confirmation process for Judge Brett Kavanaugh, the president’s pick to be the next Supreme Court Justice. The top Democrat on the Senate Judiciary Committee. Sen. Dianne Feinstein, says she has received “information” about Brett Kavanaugh and has passed it on to the FBI. […]

Michael B. Thomas/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — President Trump said 3,000 people “did not die” due to hurricanes in Puerto Rico last year — then blamed the Democrats for releasing numbers that he called misleading. “3000 people did not die in the two hurricanes that hit Puerto Rico. When I left the Island, AFTER the storm had […]

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