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Poll: Large majority opposes emergency declaration for border wall

A large majority of Americans surveyed in a new poll opposes President Trump’s emergency declaration to secure billions of dollars in funding for a border wall.The Monmouth University Poll released Thursday showed that almost two-thirds of… Source: The Hill

Watchdog organization calls for investigation into Kushner clearance

A watchdog group monitoring ethics in government on Thursday called for an investigation into the security clearance granted to White House adviser Jared Kushner, who is also President Trump’s son-in-law.Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in… Source: The Hill

State Dept. cancels award for journalist who criticized Trump: report

A Finnish journalist says the U.S. State Department rescinded a journalism award to her because she criticized the Trump administration.Foreign Policy magazine reported Thursday that Jessikka Aro was initially notified by the State Department that… Source: The Hill

Trump: I did not break campaign finance laws

President Trump on Thursday doubled down on his assertion he did not break the law when he involved himself in a scheme to pay two women who alleged in the lead-up to the 2016 election that they had extramarital affairs with him.“It was not a……

Foreign leaders gave Trump family over $140K in gifts in 2017: report

The Trump family received over $140,000 in gifts from foreign leaders during President Trump’s first year in office.Those gifts included a $1,880 portrait of the president made out of gemstones from the prime minister of Vietnam, according to… Source: The Hill

Census Bureau quietly seeking immigrants' legal status: report

The Census Bureau is quietly seeking information on millions of immigrants’ legal status, The Associated Press reported Thursday.According to the news service, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) would give the Census Bureau extensive personal… Source: The Hill

Manafort faces first round of sentencing

President Trump’s former campaign chairman is scheduled to be sentenced Thursday afternoon in the first criminal trial of special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia investigation. At 69, Paul Manafort is facing 19 1/2 to 24 years in prison under… Source: The Hill

Trump sent policy pitch from Mar-a-Lago member to VA secretary: report

President Trump reportedly passed along a handwritten policy pitch from a member of his Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, Fla., to then-Veterans Affairs (VA) Secretary David Shulkin, according to a ProPublica report Wednesday.The note was penned… Source: The Hill

Trump blasts Democrats amid tensions over Omar

President Trump on Wednesday blasted House Democrats after members balked at officially rebuking Rep. Ilhan Omar (D-Minn.) over her criticism of Israel that has been widely condemned as anti-Semitic.It is shameful that House Democrats won’t take a… Source: The Hill

Trump: 'Very disappointed' if North Korea rebuilding missile launch facility

President Trump said Wednesday he would be “very disappointed” if reports that North Korea has begun rebuilding a key missile site prove to be true.Speaking to reporters at the White House, Trump did not confirm or deny the reports, which he called… Source: The Hill

Ex-Trump campaign aide says he might not cooperate in House Dem probe

A former campaign aide to President Trump said he might defy the House Judiciary Committee, which has asked him for testimony. An attorney for Michael Caputo, who was one of 81 people the panel asked for documents, told lawmakers… Source: The Hill

Trump to meet with former Yemen hostage: White House

President Trump is scheduled to meet in the Oval Office on Wednesday afternoon with Danny Burch, who was recently freed from captivity in Yemen, the White House announced Tuesday evening.The White House said that Burch and his family will meet… Source: The Hill

Commerce chief Wilbur Ross seeking to postpone Oversight appearance

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross is seeking to delay his appearance before the House Oversight and Reform Committee for a hearing slated for March 14, according to a letter sent Tuesday and obtained by The Hill.The committee intends to… Source: The Hill