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May 23, 2018
FILE -- Special Counsel Robert Mueller leaves the Capitol after a closed meeting with the Senate Judiciary Committee, in Washington, June 21, 2017. For months, President Donald Trump has insisted he is eager to make the case to the Mueller, that he has done nothing wrong. But the questions that Mueller wants to ask the president show why Trump’s lawyers have countered that an interview would be a minefield for him to navigate. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Special counsel sets in motion sentencing process for Papadopoulos
May 23, 2018 - 5:07pm
President Donald Trump speaks with reporters before boarding Marine One to leave the White House, in Washington, May 23, 2018. Trump was slated to visit Long Island in New York to discuss immigration and gang violence. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump violated the Constitution when he blocked his critics on Twitter, a federal judge rules
May 23, 2018 - 4:36pm
Jared Kushner, senior White House adviser, at the White House in Washington on July 25, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Zach Gibson.
Kushner receives permanent security clearance, ending uncertainty over his status
May 23, 2018 - 2:51pm
Former New York mayor Rudy Giuliani at Trump Tower in New York on Jan. 11, 2017. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by John Taggart.
Giuliani goes full attack mode for Trump as Mueller stays silent
May 23, 2018 - 1:21pm
Mike Pompeo, U.S. secretary of state, on April 12, 2018. MUST CREDIT: Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Pompeo promises 'zero concessions' to North Korea until 'credible steps' are made
May 23, 2018 - 12:53pm
President Donald Trump delivers remarks at the Susan B. Anthony List's 11th annual Campaign for Life Gala at the Building Museum, in Washington, May 22, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump steps up attacks on FBI's probes during campaign
May 23, 2018 - 12:45pm
“The Pioneer Family” stands in front of the North Dakota State Capitol on July 14, 2016, in Bismarck. Michael Vosburg / Forum News Service
ND ballot measure commission wraps work, forwards four proposals
May 23, 2018 - 12:09pm
From left: Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, incoming CIA Director Gina Haspel and President Donald Trump during a swearing-in ceremony for Haspel at the CIA headquarters in Langley, Va., May 21, 2018. (Doug Mills/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Pompeo affirms, reluctantly, that Russia tried to help Trump win
May 23, 2018 - 11:42am
President Donald Trump hosts a dinner with governors regarding border safety inside the Blue Room of The White House in Washington, May 21, 2018. (Tom Brenner/ The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump admitted he attacks press to shield himself from negative coverage, Lesley Stahl says
May 23, 2018 - 10:39am
A badge with the Homeland Security seal was found in Matthew Johnston's possession. MUST CREDIT: U.S. Attorney's Office for the Central District of California
A man posed for months as an ICE agent. A traffic stop led his girlfriend to unravel the truth.
May 23, 2018 - 10:12am
In this file photo, Sen. Heidi Heitkamp, D-N.D., speaks during Cirrus Aircrafts' celebration Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016, in Grand Forks, N.D. Jesse Trelstad / Forum News Service
Banks give richly to three Senate Democrats who backed deregulation
May 23, 2018 - 9:37am
FILE — Tomi Lahren in New York, Nov. 30, 2016. Lahren, a rising star in conservative media, sued her employer and its founder, the right-wing media personality Glenn Beck, claiming she was fired in retaliation for her declaration of support for abortion rights. (Tony Cenicola/The New York Times/Copyright 2018)
Trump takes to Twitter to support Fox News pundit who had a drink thrown at her in Minneapolis
May 23, 2018 - 9:20am
Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg speaks during a House hearing on April 11, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer
Zuckerberg irks EU lawmakers for dodging Facebook questions
May 23, 2018 - 7:32am
Education Secretray Betsy DeVos speaks during a discussion at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC) in National Harbor, Maryland, U.S., on Feb. 22, 2018.  Bloomberg photo by Andrew Harrer.
"Astounding ignorance of the law": Civil rights groups slam DeVos for saying schools can report undocumented students
May 23, 2018 - 6:59am
May 22, 2018
From left, North Dakota Lt. Gov. Brent Sanford, U.S. Interior Sec. Ryan Zinke, Theodore Roosevelt National Park Superintendent Wendy Ross and North Dakota Gov. Doug Burgum are pictured at the Peaceful Valley Ranch at the Theodore Roosevelt National Park on Tuesday, May 22. (Sydney Mook / The Dickinson Press)
During ND visit, interior secretary focuses on maintenance backlog at national parks
May 22, 2018 - 9:07pm
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