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Attorney General William Barr Won’t Recuse Himself in Mueller Probe

Attorney General William Barr will not recuse himself from overseeing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 presidential election, according to a Justice Department official.

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Dem Sen Harris Grills Rosenstein — Is Reprimanded By Burr

Wednesday at the Senate Intelligence Committee hearing Sen. Kamala Harris (D-CA) demanded Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein give his assurance that as special counsel in the Russia investigation former FBI director Robert Mueller will have “full” independence. As Harris demanded a

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10 Top Republicans Sitting Out the RNC Convention

Trump-resistant and election battling Republicans including two former Presidents, two former Republican nominees, and several former 2016 presidential hopefuls are offering up excuses for why they will not attend the Republican National Convention in Cleveland next week, notably among them a break with a history of former Presidents attending their party’s convention.

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Burr Touts Cybersecurity Legislation In GOP Weekly Address

Senator Richard Burr (R-NC) touted the Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act of 2015 in Saturday’s GOP Weekly Address. Transcript (via ABC News Radio) as Follows: Hello, I’m Senator Richard Burr from the great state of North Carolina and I’m honored to chair

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Senate Intel Chief: So Many Terrorists in Europe, Weekly Attacks Possible

Sunday on ABC’s “This Week with George Stephanopoulos,” Senate Intelligence Committee Chairman Richard Burr (R-NC) said it is possible terrorist attacks could start occurring weekly in Europe given of the large number of jihadists returning from training and fighting in Syria. When

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Thom Tillis Defeats Kay Hagan

CHARLOTTE, N.C. — The optimism exuded by Republican state House Speaker Thom Tillis’ campaign and supporters Tuesday in the early evening, panned out later tonight when the challenger defeated the incumbent Sen. Kay Hagan (D-NC) in one of the tightest,

Thom Tillis Defeats Kay Hagan

Sen. Burr: 'Cautiously Optimistic' Thom Tillis Will Beat Kay Hagan

CHARLOTTE, NC — Senior senator from North Carolina Richard Burr said Tuesday that he was “cautiously optimistic” that Sen. Kay Hagan’s (D-NC) Republican challenger state House Speaker Thom Tillis would win.  “I think when you look at where the national

Sen. Burr: 'Cautiously Optimistic' Thom Tillis Will Beat Kay Hagan

VFW Calls For Immediate Firings At VA

Following Wednesday’s release of the preliminary report by the VA Office of the Inspector General, the national commander of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States (VFW) called on General Shinseki to immediately fire everyone who “knowingly gamed

Blame Socialism, Not Shinseki

The VA problem is not Shinseki, it’s socialism. The Veterans Affairs health-care system is completely government run. It is a pure single-payer program. National Review editor Rich Lowry calls it “an island of socialism in American health care.” He is

Blame Socialism, Not Shinseki

Richard Burr Delivers Weekly GOP Address on Supporting Our Veterans

GOP Weekly Adress:The Senate will turn to legislation on Monday that would repeal a cut to the cost-of-living adjustment (COLA) for some military retirees. While the Democrat COLA proposal would add to the federal deficit, Republicans have introduced legislation that

Richard Burr Delivers Weekly GOP Address on Supporting Our Veterans

3 Ways GOP Could Blow Midterm Elections

Most pundits and political professionals expect the GOP to have a good showing in the midterm elections. Historically, the opposition picks up seats in the 6th year of a President’s tenure. Obama’s approval ratings are at rock bottom and the

3 Ways GOP Could Blow Midterm Elections

Deal Reached to Keep Student Loans Low

GOP and Democrat Senators have joined to make student loan interest rates lower until the end of the 2015 academic year, with a subsequent rise in the interest rates. The vote to confirm the deal will be either July 18

Deal Reached to Keep Student Loans Low

Outgoing Chief Admits IRS Targeting 'Partisan'

In Tuesday’s testimony before the Senate, outgoing IRS chief Steven Miller apparently reversed course under some tough questioning by Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina. During his testimony last week, Miller not only insisted that the singling out of

Outgoing Chief Admits IRS Targeting 'Partisan'

Outgoing Chief Admits IRS Targeting 'Partisan'

In Tuesday’s testimony before the Senate, outgoing IRS chief Steven Miller apparently reversed course under some tough questioning by Republican Senator Richard Burr of North Carolina. During his testimony last week, Miller not only insisted that the singling out of

Outgoing Chief Admits IRS Targeting 'Partisan'