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Trump says campaign was spied on but gives no proof

April 12, 2019
Abby Phillip | CNN
After Attorney General William Barr told Congress that he believed "spying" occurred on President Donald Trump's 2016 presidential campaign, Trump repeated the unfounded claim and called it "illegal spying."
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Julian Assange arrested in London, accused by U.S. of conspiring with Chelsea Manning in 2010 WikiLeaks release

April 11, 2019
Ellen Nakashima, William Booth, Karla Adam, James McAuley | The Washington Post
British authorities arrested WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange on Thursday in response to a U.S. extradition request, and a U.S. federal court unsealed an indictment charging him with a single count of conspiracy to disclose classified information that could be used to injure the United States.
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Feds make largest fentanyl bust in U.S. history

February 1, 2019
Pete Williams | NBC News
Customs and Border Protection officers said Thursday they discovered 254 pounds of the drug hidden in a floor compartment of a truck trailer loaded with cucumbers.
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Trump endorses bipartisan criminal-justice reform bill

November 15, 2018
Seung Min Kim | The Washington Post
President Trump threw his support Wednesday behind legislation that would loosen some mandatory minimum sentencing laws — a measure backed by powerful Senate Republicans and Democrats, but which could run into opposition from some tough-on-crime conservatives.
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Trump Reverses Obama Policy on Surplus Military Gear for Police

August 28, 2017
Pete Williams, Julie Ainsley | NBC News
Reversing an Obama-era policy, President Donald Trump Monday removed restrictions on the kinds of surplus military gear the Defense Department can turn over to local police departments.

Calls for unity in the aftermath of Congressional shooting

June 16, 2017
Republicans and Democrats came together for a moment of bipartisan unity.
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Justice Department To Review All Civil Rights Agreements On Police Conduct

April 4, 2017
Carrie Johnson | NPR
The leader of the Justice Department has ordered federal authorities to emphasize building partnerships with local law enforcement over hard-nosed investigations of them.
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Trump Intensifies His Attacks on Journalists and Condemns F.B.I. ‘Leakers’

February 25, 2017
Julie Hirschfeld Davis, Michael Grynbaum | The New York Times
President Trump turned the power of the White House against the news media on Friday, escalating his attacks on journalists as “the enemy of the people” and berating members of his own F.B.I. as “leakers” who he said were putting the nation at risk.
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