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Latest updates in the Russia probe, North Korea announces plans to suspend nuclear missile tests

April 20, 2018
The panelists analyzed a week that saw the release of memos written by former FBI director James Comey and the addition of former New York City mayor Rudy Giuliani to President Donald Trump’s personal legal team. And, days after Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo met with North Korea's Kim Jong Un, the country announced its plans to suspend nuclear missile tests and close a test site.

Trump administration responds to Syria

April 13, 2018
NOTE: This Extra was recorded at 8:30 p.m. ET Friday, April 13.

James Comey’s tell-all book makes headlines

April 13, 2018
James Comey’s new book rocks Washington.
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As Trump seeks way out of Syria, new attack pulls him back in”

April 9, 2018
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Ben Hubbard | The New York Times
Days after President Trump said he wanted to pull the United States out of Syria, Syrian forces hit a suburb of Damascus with bombs that rescue workers said unleashed toxic gas.

Trump’s battle with Amazon, latest developments in the Russia probe

April 6, 2018
The panelists discussed President Trump’s attacks on Amazon along with the latest updates in the ongoing Russia probe. Panelists also discussed Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg’s upcoming appearance before Congress to address recent data misuse.
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‘No more DACA deal,’ Trump says as he threatens to ‘stop’ NAFTA is Mexico doesn’t better secure border

April 2, 2018
Philip Rucker, David Weigel | The Washington Post
President Trump spent his Easter morning here on an anti-immigrant tirade, declaring Sunday that there would be no deal to legalize the status of undocumented immigrants known as “dreamers” and threatening to exit the North American Free Trade Agreement unless Mexico increases border security.
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Trump Advisers Urge Tougher Russia Policy After Expulsions

March 31, 2018
Peter Baker, Andrew Higgins, Steven Erlanger | The New York Times
Some senior Trump administration officials are pressing for more aggressive action toward Russia, hoping to persuade a reluctant President Trump to change his approach after a week of mass diplomatic expulsions that have driven the relationship with Moscow to its lowest point in decades.

Citizenship question on the 2020 Census causes controversy

March 30, 2018
A new question is slated to pop up on the country's next Census: "Is this person a citizen of the United States?"
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