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At News Conference, Trump Offers Little Clarity On Sessions' Job Security

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:42pm

NPR's Robert Siegel speaks with correspondent Tamara Keith about President Donald Trump's joint news conference at the White House with Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri.

Trump: 'Time Will Tell' If Sessions Remains Attorney General

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:30pm

The president was responding to questions regarding a newly published interview in The Wall Street Journal in which he says he's "very disappointed" with Sessions.

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McCain Delivers Key Health Care Vote — And Then Blasts The Process

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:22pm

Sen. John McCain — who was recently diagnosed with brain cancer — made a dramatic return to the Senate Tuesday and voted yes in the GOP effort to dismantle the Affordable Care Act.

Former Senate Parliamentarian Untangles Rules Governing Health Care Debate

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:09pm

Robert Siegel talks with former Senate Parliamentarian Alan Frumin about the role of the parliamentarian in the health care bill.

Rep. Schiff On Kushner Testimony: It Was 'A Productive Afternoon'

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 3:55pm

Robert Siegel speaks with Rep. Adam Schiff of California, ranking member of the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence, about the panel's closed-door meeting with Jared Kushner on Tuesday.

Watch: Sen. McCain Calls For Compromise In Return To Senate Floor

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 3:51pm

Republican John McCain of Arizona returned to Washington after being diagnosed with brain cancer to help his colleagues move forward on health care legislation. But he had a few words of his own.

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House Passes New Sanctions On Russia For Interfering In 2016 Election

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 3:30pm

An overwhelming vote in the House to impose tough new sanctions on Russia for interfering with the 2016 presidential election leaves Trump in a challenging situation — accepting sanctions on Russia or vetoing a bill that has broad bipartisan support.

Senate Judiciary Panel Subpoenas Paul Manafort

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 3:30pm

The subpoena is aimed at forcing Paul Manafort, President Trump's former campaign chairman, to testify in public at a hearing scheduled for Wednesday. He met with the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday.

Senators Vote To Proceed With Health Care Debate

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 1:13pm

Tuesday's vote was on a procedural step that opens the door to formal debate — but on what remains to be seen.

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Trump's Boy Scouts Speech And The Thin Line Between Openness And Recklessness

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:08am

The president seemed to be in campaign mode in a stop in West Virginia on Monday, mixing politics, insults and saltiness. The problem is he was doing it in front of adolescent boys in the Boy Scouts.

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Manafort Meets With Senate Intel While Under A Separate Senate Subpoena

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 11:07am

President Trump's former campaign chairman is being sought by two congressional committees over what he knows about a meeting with Russian advocates.

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Magnitsky Act Supporter Bill Browder On Russia, Putin And American Security

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 9:20am

"We should be scared of Vladimir Putin. We should do everything possible to contain his evil intentions," says Bill Browder.

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A View From A Russian-American In Moscow

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 9:06am

"Obviously, it's a witch hunt," says Edward Lozansky, the pro-Putin, pro-Trump president of American University in Moscow.

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Trump Tweets Early, Pushes GOP To Repeal And Replace Obamacare

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 6:28am

Before 7 a.m. Tuesday, President Trump had fired off seven different messages on Twitter. Amid it all, he urged the Senate to repeal Obamacare which they may take a step toward doing on Tuesday.

John McCain Set To Make A Dramatic Return Amid Political Storm

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 6:04am

The Arizona senator, recently diagnosed with brain cancer, will be in the Senate Tuesday for what's expected to be a close health-care vote. But it's unclear what exactly senators will be voting on.

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Does It Matter If Trump Jr., Manafort Are Under Oath When They Talk To Congress?

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:01am

The president's son and former campaign chairman are still legally required to tell the truth.

Rep. Castro On Human Smuggling Deaths In San Antonio

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:00am

Steve Inskeep talks to Democratic Rep. Joaquin Castro of Texas, about the migrants who were found dead in a truck in a Walmart parking lot. He says human smuggling and trafficking is a big problem.

House Expected To Pass Russia Sanctions Bill

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:00am

The House is slated to vote Tuesday on bipartisan legislation to limit the Trump administration's ability to lift sanctions on Russia. Rachel Martin talks to Representative Will Hurd of Texas.

Calif. Lawmakers Extend Cap-And-Trade Program Through 2030

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:00am

David Greene talks to Gov. Jerry Brown about the program which sets limits on greenhouse gas emissions while issuing permits for emission of pollutants which companies can sell.

News Brief: Trump Urges Repeal Of Obamacare, Turkish Journalists On Trial

Tue, 07/25/2017 - 4:00am

President Trump pressures Senate Republicans to keep their promise to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act. In Turkey, 17 journalists from the country's oldest independent newspaper go on trial.

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