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Yates testifies 'compromise' first concern about Flynn and Russia

May 9, 2017
Eamon Javers | CNBC
Eamon Javers reports on testimony from former acting Attorney General Sally Yates and some of the intrigue surrounding Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn and his interactions with Russian officials.

Obama to make first post-presidency speech and VP Pence travels to Asia

April 21, 2017
Former President Barack Obama is set to discuss community organizing.
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Trump finds himself on the defensive on a pair of government transparency issues

April 18, 2017
John Wagner, Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
White House press secretary Sean Spicer on Monday defended President Trump’s decision to keep visitor logs to the White House complex under wraps.
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With his presidency in turmoil, Trump keeps returning to past victories — and old foes

April 13, 2017
Abby Phillip, Jenna Johnson | The Washington Post
Nearly three months into his presidency — and more than five months after the election — Trump continues to relive his political victory over Hillary Clinton and her allies.
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Trump’s View of Syria and Assad Altered After ‘Unacceptable’ Chemical Attack

April 6, 2017
Mark Landler, David Sanger, Michael D. Shear | The New York Times
President Trump warned on Wednesday that he would not tolerate the “heinous” chemical weapons attack in Syria.
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Susan Rice may have committed a crime, Trump says without providing evidence

April 6, 2017
Abby Phillip | The Washington Post
President Trump suggested without evidence Wednesday that Susan E. Rice may have committed a crime in requesting the identities of Trump campaign associates.
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Obama’s response to a 2013 chemical attack in Syria

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August 23, 2013
Syria’s president crosses the "red line" in 2013 by using chemical weapons against civilians.
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Susan Rice, Ex-Obama Adviser, Is Back in Political Cross Hairs Over Surveillance

April 5, 2017
Peter Baker | The New York Times
Now Susan Rice finds herself back in the cross hairs as her handling of intelligence involving President Trump’s associates comes into question.
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