House Speaker Nancy Pelosi has abandoned her plans to fly commercially to Afghanistan after her office said that the Trump Administration had "leaked the commercial travel plans." The decision came a day after President Trump announced he was canceling military flights for the congressional trip due to the shutdown.
The chairmen of key House committees said they will get to the bottom of a media report that Michael Cohen, Trump's former attorney, alleges the president directed him to deceive Congress.
Analysts said the Islamic State, which has been driven from most of the vast area it controlled at its peak in 2014, appears to sense an opportunity in the weeks after President Trump announced the withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria.
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Vice President Pence speaks to the crowd via phone. (Salwan Georges/The Post)
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The protest’s theme this year claims that opposition to abortion is “pro-science” — a branding attempt that the medical community broadly opposes.
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The effort to persuade the secretary of state to jump into the race could further roil President Trump’s tumultuous Cabinet.
Previous research has linked marketing to opioid prescriptions, but the researchers said their study was the first to extend the comparison to overdose deaths.
The remark came after Congress had adjourned for the week, but lawmakers reportedly exchanged insults as they fought over issues related to a bill to fund the government.
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