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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The House of Representatives voted 406-4 on Tuesday to pass legislation easing rules for small businesses and entrepreneurs in an overwhelmingly bipartisan vote that could boost support for the package among Democrats in the Senate. U.S. Representative Jeb Hensarling (R-TX), chairman of the House Financial Services Committee, speaks at the Milken Institute
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The U.S. Treasury said on Monday that it will no longer require certain tax-exempt organizations including politically active nonprofit groups, such as the National Rifle Association and Planned Parenthood, to identify their financial donors to U.S. tax authorities. U.S. Secretary of the Treasury Steven Mnuchin testifies to the House Financial Services hearing
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The following statements were posted to the verified Twitter accounts of U.S. President Donald Trump, @realDonaldTrump and @POTUS. U.S. President Donald Trump gestures as he speaks during a joint news conference with Russian President Vladimir Putin after their meeting in Helsinki, Finland July 16, 2018. REUTERS/Grigory Dukor The opinions expressed are his own. Reuters has not edited
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – A federal grand jury on Friday charged 12 Russian intelligence officers with hacking Democratic computer networks in 2016, in the most detailed U.S. accusation yet that Moscow meddled in the presidential election to help Republican Donald Trump. The indictment, which alleges a wide-ranging conspiracy involving sophisticated hacking and staged releases of documents,
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(Reuters) – A White House official who supported higher numbers of refugee admissions to the United States and clashed with immigration hard-liners in the Trump administration left her position on Thursday, two U.S. officials with knowledge of the departure said. Jennifer Arangio, a senior director at the White House National Security Council for International Organizations
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ZURICH (Reuters) – Novartis (NOVN.S) on Friday disputed a report from Democratic U.S. senators that concluded the Swiss drugmaker misled the public about its $1.2 million contract with a former attorney for President Donald Trump. FILE PHOTO: Swiss drugmaker Novartis’ logo is seen at the company’s plant in the northern Swiss town of Stein, Switzerland
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WASHINGTON (Reuters) – An FBI agent who criticized then-presidential candidate Donald Trump in text messages during the 2016 election campaign vigorously defended himself at a raucous hearing on Thursday, describing Republican lawmakers’ attacks on him as helping America’s enemies. Republican and Democratic lawmakers shouted and swapped insults in the U.S. House of Representatives hearing as
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