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Less than 24 hours after the news site BuzzFeed reported that the president instructed his personal attorney to lie to Congress about his push for a Moscow real estate project, Robert S. Mueller III’s office put out a statement disputing the reporting.
The announcement reaffirmed President Trump’s commitment to a strategy in which he has placed faith in his own negotiating skills to forge a deal with North Korea. Yet nuclear experts have said there has been no demonstrable progress since the first summit in Singapore last June.
The National Credit Union Administration defended spending by two agency officials highlighted in an inspector-general probe.
Sakeya Cooks talks about being furloughed from her job at the IRS in Kansas City, Mo. (Christopher Smith for The Post)
Sakeya Cooks talks about being furloughed from her job at the IRS in Kansas City, Mo. (Christopher Smith for The Post)
Jon Shapiro, a furloughed SEC employee, performs at a free concert for furloughed workers in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Jon Shapiro, a furloughed SEC employee, performs at a free concert for furloughed workers in Washington. (J. Lawler Duggan for The Post)
Mariam Hicks is working at a clothing store while furloughed from her IRS job in Kansas City, Mo. (Christopher Smith for The Post)
Mariam Hicks is working at a clothing store while furloughed from her IRS job in Kansas City, Mo. (Christopher Smith for The Post)
Customers wait in line outside a D.C. restaurant opened by chef Jose Andres for federal workers. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
Customers wait in line outside a D.C. restaurant opened by chef Jose Andres for federal workers. (Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg)
As the shutdown nears the one-month mark, federal workers are yearning for respect and considering bailing out.
A nonpartisan campaign could add more unpredictability to a complicated 2020 campaign. Schultz has not decided whether to run, and in what manner.
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The sentence was a coda to a case that has gripped Chicago for years, spurred a federal investigation and forced public officials from their jobs.
The secretary of homeland security testified last month, "We’ve never had a policy for family separation.” Sen. Jeff Merkley (D-Ore.) said a previously undisclosed memo contradicts that.
The U.S. government confirmed that since Sunday it has been holding Marzieh Hashemi, an American-born journalist who works in Iran. Hashemi is a “material witness” in a federal case and will be released after she testifies before a grand jury, the government said.
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While President Trump’s popularity with the American public seems to be declining, he still enjoys relatively significant support among one of the most influential blocs in Republican politics.
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Orchestras use live performances of the film score to reach new audiences, but John Williams’s music stands the test of time.
In the aftermath, Britons — surprised to learn that the queen’s husband still drives — wondered if he should still be doing so, and if not, who would take the keys away.
(Alice Li, Sarah Hashemi, Kayla Epstein, Jayne Orenstein, Reem Akkad/ The Washington Post)
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