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News You Need to Know

Thursday, June 22, 2017

Geoff Bennett, Jessica Taylor
Democratic finger-pointing has begun after the party's loss in Tuesday's closely watched special election in Georgia, and for some members, the blame partly belongs to their House minority leader, Nancy Pelosi.
Nancy Youssef, John Hudson
The secretaries of state and defense had tougher words than their boss following a meeting with their Chinese counterparts in Washington on Wednesday.
Tom LoBianco
Democrats on a key House panel are pressing the White House on why former national security adviser Michael Flynn was allowed to maintain top-level security clearances despite allegations of security concerns while Flynn was at the White House. Rep. Elijah Cummings describes "parallel concerns" with Jared Kushner.
Jennifer Jacobs
U.S. President Donald Trump said he’s proposed building a “solar wall” on the Mexican border that would pay for itself by generating electricity.