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  1. Kushner’s security clearance should be reviewed, top Democrat on House Intelligence Committee says
    WASHINGTON - The top Democrat on the House Intelligence Committee, Rep. Adam Schiff of California, said Sunday that White House adviser Jared Kushner's security clearance should be reviewed in light of revelations about his meetings with Russian officials before President Donald Trump took office.
  2. Trump eyes White House staff overhaul, outside lawyers and PR team
    President Donald Trump is considering overhauling his White House staff and bringing back top campaign strategists, frustrated by what he views as his team's inability to contain the burgeoning crisis involving alleged Russian meddling in the 2016 election.
  3. Homeland security chief defends Kushner’s alleged proposal for “back channel” to the Russians as “a good thing”
    Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly, the lone administration official to speak out publicly about reports that Jared Kushner sought a back channel to communicate with the Russian government, defended the move, saying it was a "good thing" for the U.S. government.
  4. Trump’s budget renews debate on Arctic refuge oil drilling
    President Donald Trump's plan to help balance the federal budget features a new attempt to open the coastal plain of Alaska's Arctic National Wildlife Refuge to petroleum drilling.
  5. A high-stakes gamble: How Jared Kushner reacted to previous crises
    Jared Kushner had barely survived a fight to save his family's real estate empire.
  6. Amid escalating Russia crisis, Trump considers major staff changes
    President Donald Trump and his advisers, seeking to contain the escalating Russia crisis that threatens to consume his presidency, are considering a retooling of his senior staff and the creation of a "war room" within the White House, according to several aides and outside Trump allies.
  7. Texas Gov. Greg Abbott cracks joke about reporters at gun range
    Texas Gov. Greg Abbott is drawing criticism for cracking a joke about reporters at a gun range.
  8. Jim Bunning, Hall of Fame pitcher and former U.S. senator, dies at 85
    Former U.S. Sen. Jim Bunning, a Hall of Fame pitcher who parlayed his sports fame into a political career as an uncompromising advocate for conservative causes, has died. He was 85.
  9. Trump family members met with GOP leaders to discuss strategy
    Amid mounting questions at the White House about Russia, three prominent members of President Trump's family -- his sons Eric Trump and Donald Trump Jr., and Eric's wife, Lara -- have ramped up their engagement with the Republican Party's national political operation, having met privately with GOP leaders to share their concerns and outlook.
  10. Trump calls trip “home run” as Kushner questions left unanswered
    President Donald Trump declared his first foreign trip a "home run" and said he'd rallied the world's governments to stand strong against terrorism, despite a series of stark differences that emerged between the U.S. and its allies.