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12-14-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s former personal attorney, said in an interview that Trump directed him to arrange hush-money payments to two women accusing Trump of affairs because he “was very concerned about how this would affect the election.” On Twitter, Trump lashed out at Cohen, who has expressed a willingness to continue to answer questions from […]

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12-13-2018 Political Nuggets….

Washington Brief House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi made a deal with a group of rebel House Democrats, all but ensuring she’ll have the votes to become speaker in the next Congress. The agreement would limit her tenure as top House Democrat to no more than four additional years, regardless of whether her caucus votes to approve a rule change limiting its top three […]

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12-11-2018 Political Nuggets…

Washington Brief President Donald Trump is set to meet with House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi (D-Calif.) and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) this morning amid a dispute about increased funding for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall ahead of a Dec. 21 government funding deadline. Trump has pushed for the funding package to include $5 billion in wall funding, compared with the $1.3 billion for fencing and other border […]

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