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What's Next For Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

Former Watergate prosecutor Nick Akerman tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro what he thinks the recent raids on Trump attorney Michael Cohen might mean for the president.

Rep. Joaquin Castro On Syria Airstrikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro asks Rep. Joaquin Castro, D-Texas, about the Trump administration's stance on Syria and the effectiveness of this weekend's airstrikes.

Sen. Tammy Duckworth On Giving Birth As A Senator

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

Sen. Tammy Duckworth, D-Ill., tells NPR's Lulu Garcia-Navarro about being the first sitting U.S. senator to give birth in office and about the special challenges she faces as a double-amputee mom.

Syria Airstrike Politics

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 7:20am

This weekend's coalition missile strike on Syria came during a particularly difficult period for the Trump administration as the president reacted to many political scandals.

Facebook Admits 'Enforcement Error' In How It Handled Content From Pro-Trump Duo

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:00am

Diamond and Silk are two Internet personalities from North Carolina — also known as Lynette Hardaway and Rochelle Richardson — who amassed an enormous following during the 2016 election.

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Republicans Might Want To Run Away From Trump This Year, But Not In West Virginia

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 6:00am

A wild GOP primary fight has emerged here with everyone tying themselves to the president. It features a congressman, an attorney general and an ex-con businessman, who's turned the race upside down.

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Rep. Tom Cole On Airstrikes

Sun, 04/15/2018 - 2:24am

Republican Rep. Tom Cole of Oklahoma talks with Scott Simon about the recent U.S.-led airstrikes in Syria.

The Future Of The GOP Without Paul Ryan

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 4:55pm

After a tumultuous week, NPR's Michel Martin talks with political commentator Gayle Trotter and conservative analyst Charlie Sykes about what the future of the Republican party looks like without the House speaker.

Syria Is Latest Test For President Trump's Foreign Policy

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 10:11am

President Trump's latest action in Syria — which comes shortly after he said he wanted to withdraw U.S. troops from the country — illustrates the competing impulses that drive Trump's foreign policy.

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Missouri Governor Faces Calls To Resign

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

We have an update in the ongoing scandal involving Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens. There are renewed calls this week for Greitens to resign.

Pentagon Latest On Syria Airstrikes

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

We have the latest from the U.S. military about the airstrikes in Syria.

Alan Dershowitz On Cohen Raid

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

A criminal investigation into the president's private lawyer was exposed this week, starting with an FBI raid. Law professor Alan Dershowitz tells NPR's Scott Simon why he worries about its legality.

Bill Clinton's Parallels To Today

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with former Defense Secretary William Cohen about parallels between military decisions faced now by President Trump and those made by President Clinton in 1998.

Valerie Plame On 'Scooter' Libby Pardon

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

President Trump pardoned Lewis "Scooter" Libby, who was convicted of perjury and obstruction of justice related to the leak of CIA officer Valerie Plame's identity. She talks to NPR's Scott Simon.

The Politics Of Syrian Airstrikes

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

We look at how U.S. lawmakers are responding to the attacks launched on Syria overnight.

Sen. Angus King On Syria

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 7:33am

NPR's Scott Simon talks with independent Sen. Angus King of Maine about the airstrikes launched on targets in Syria and the response from lawmakers.

The Government's Busy Watchdogs: What They Do And Where They Struggle

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:00am

Inspectors general throughout Washington, D.C., are involved in oversight of everything from travel by the Environmental Protection Agency administrator's travel to ongoing FBI investigations.

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The Russia Investigations: How Solid Is Trump's Support From The Hill's GOP Leaders?

Sat, 04/14/2018 - 6:00am

In the pictures, Trump's support from the Capitol looks strong. Here's the thing, though: Behind the answers in press conferences and the smiles in photos, the foundation may be sinking.

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U.S.-Led Coalition Launches Attacks On Syria

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 8:02pm

The military strikes were ordered by President Trump in response to an alleged chemical weapons attack on April 7 by the regime of Syrian President Bashar Assad on its citizens.

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Justice Department Details Case Against Fired Deputy FBI Director McCabe

Fri, 04/13/2018 - 5:30pm

A report sent to Congress on Friday offered extensive detail about why Attorney General Jeff Sessions decided to fire Andrew McCabe in March.

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