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Florida's new Trump-backed governor seeks to broaden appeal

TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (AP) — Florida voters who expected new Republican Gov. Ron DeSantis to be politically divisive because of his strong ties to President Donald Trump may be surprised by the quick actions he's taken in his first two weeks in office.

Jan. 19, 2019 9:29 AM EST
Congress to probe report Trump told lawyer Cohen to lie

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Democratic chairmen of two House committees pledged Friday to investigate a report that President Donald Trump directed his personal attorney Michael Cohen to lie to Congress about negotiations over a Moscow real estate project during the 2016 election.

Jan. 18, 2019 11:40 AM EST
2020 Democrats face a choice: Fight Trump or ignore him?

SIOUX CITY, Iowa (AP) — When Sen. Elizabeth Warren took the stage earlier this month at this city's ornate Orpheum Theatre, Tricia Currans-Sheehan posed a pointed question to the expected presidential contender.

Jan. 17, 2019 6:05 AM EST
Judge accepts Manafort's resignation as Connecticut lawyer

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A Connecticut judge has accepted former Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort's proposal to permanently give up his right to practice law in the state amid disbarment proceedings.

Jan. 16, 2019 9:46 AM EST
Barr seeks to assure senators he won't be a Trump loyalist

WASHINGTON (AP) — Vowing "I will not be bullied," President Donald Trump's nominee for attorney general asserted independence from the White House, saying he believed that Russia had tried to interfere in the 2016 presidential election, that the special counsel investigation shadowing Trump is not a witch hunt and that his predecessor was right to recuse himself from the probe.

Jan. 16, 2019 1:09 AM EST