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Sen. Burr takes GOP fire over Trump Jr subpoena

Republicans lashed out Thursday at fellow GOP Sen. Richard Burr for his committee's subpoena of President Donald Trump's son, a move that suggested the Russia investigation is not "case closed" as some in the party insist. Trump said he was "very surprised" at the move.
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GOP leader McConnell says ‘case closed’ on Mueller probe

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell is declaring "case closed" on the Russia probe and potential obstruction by President Donald Trump, deriding Democrats who he says are "grieving" the result.

Raleigh investment firm CEO Tucker seeking US Senate seat

A retired North Carolina investment company executive has taken the first step toward challenging U.S. Sen. Thom Tillis in next year's Republican primary.
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McConnell proposes raising minimum age for buying tobacco

The Senate leader said Thursday his bill will cover all tobacco products, including vaping devices.
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Trump issues first veto after rebuke of border order

President Donald Trump issued the first veto of his presidency on Friday, overruling Congress to protect his emergency declaration for border wall funding.
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Senator: Pentagon may tap military pay, pensions for border wall

The Pentagon is planning to tap $1 billion in leftover funds from military pay and pension accounts to help President Donald Trump pay for his long-sought border wall, a top Senate Democrat said Thursday.

Sen. McSally, ex-Air Force pilot, says officer raped her

Sen. Martha McSally, the first female fighter pilot to fly in combat, said Wednesday that she was raped in the Air Force by a superior officer.

McCrory won’t run for 9th District US House seat

Pat McCrory says he will not run for the North Carolina's open 9th District US House seat.

Tillis doesn’t believe Trump’s national emergency is solution

County one of North Carolina's senators among Republicans who disagree with President Donald Trump's decision to declare a national emergency to build a wall along the US border with Mexico.

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