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2-22-2019 Political Nuggets…

Washington Brief More than a third of the funds President Donald Trump wants to redirect from other programs to build his proposed wall along the U.S.-Mexico border is likely to be unavailable from the sources his administration has identified because they’ve already been spent. That could make it difficult for Trump to circumvent Congress to fund the border barrier, […]

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2-21-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief North Carolina’s State Board of Elections ordered a new contest in the state’s 9th Congressional District, where no victor has been declared amid an investigation into voting irregularities in the November midterm election. Ahead of the board’s vote, Republican candidate Mark Harris, who had originally demanded the vote be certified, called for a new […]

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2-20-2019 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief The Justice Department is preparing to announce the completion of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation as early as next week, according to sources. While the precise timing of the announcement is subject to change, sources said Attorney General Bill Barr plans to submit a summary of Mueller’s confidential report, the scope of which remains unclear, to Congress soon. (CNN) Michael […]

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