The confidential memo, written last fall by an Internal Revenue Service attorney, contradicts the Trump administration’s justification for denying the president’s tax returns to lawmakers.
Some Democrats accused the administration of being eager to attack at the slightest provocation. Republicans said the information pointed to “new,” “credible” and “consistent” threats.
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The hiring of Ken Cuccinelli II appears to fulfill the president’s desire to have a forceful personality and a loyalist at the highest levels of the Department of Homeland Security.
In early-morning tweets, the president questioned Democrats’ priorities and accused them of harassing him.
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The U.S. Housing and Urban Development secretary was grilled during a three-hour House committee hearing.
Months after West Point cadet Peter Zhu died from injuries in a skiing accident, a judge has ruled that his parents may use his frozen sperm to create a child.
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