The Senate Judiciary Committee holds a hearing on the nominations of Judge Neil Gorsuch to fill the Supreme Court seat vacated by the death of Antonin Scalia.
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President Trump signed four bills removing various federal regulations on March 27 at the White House.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on March 27 was asked whether he could say for certain that Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, did not obtain information from the administration that he later used to brief President Trump. “Anything is possible,” Spicer replied.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on March 27 said the Trump administration is “not concerned” about a potential leak of information after Rep. Devin Nunes (R-Calif.), the chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, said he learned that communications of people involved in President Trump’s transition of power were picked up “incidentally” by intelligence agencies.
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on March 27 said Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, will be leading a new Office of American Innovation.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 27 said it would be “such a mistake” for Maryland to make itself a “sanctuary state.”
On March 27, White House press secretary Sean Spicer read aloud a statement from the Trump administration's State Department, condemning the imprisonment of peaceful protesters in Russia.
Attorney General Jeff Sessions on March 27 said local agencies must comply with federal rules when it comes to deportation of illegal immigrants who have committed crimes.
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President Trump met with women entrepreneurs on March 27 at the White House.
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