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Trump Calls Mueller Hearings 'All Nonsense'

WASHINGTON (AP) - President Donald Trump says the Russia probe created a "phony cloud'' over his administration and says House committee hearings featuring testimony from special counsel Robert Mueller were "all nonsense.'' He…

Trump Tweets he Will Win Minnesota in 2020

WASHINGTON, D.C.-In the early morning hours, President Donald Trump vowed to win Minnesota after sending out a Tweet at 5:51 a.m. The Tweet focused in on Minnesota U.S. Rep. Ilhan Omar calling her an anti-semite. In the Tweet, Trump said:…

Council Candidates Door-Knock Ahead of Primaries

DULUTH, Minn.- The Duluth primary elections are less than a month away on August 13th. Early voting has been open since June 28th, so some city council candidates and volunteers took advantage of the…

House Republicans vow Tough Questions of Mueller at Hearing

WASHINGTON (AP) - House Republicans are pledging tough questioning of special counsel Robert Mueller when he testifies before Congress this week as Democrats plan to air evidence of wrongdoing by President Donald Trump in a potentially last-ditch bid to impeach…

Duffy Calls Four Minority Congresswomen 'Anti-American'

MILWAUKEE (AP) - Republican U.S. Rep. Sean Duffy of Wisconsin calls the four minority congresswomen targeted by President Donald Trump's controversial tweets “anti-American.'' The 7th District congressman defended Trump on the House floor Tuesday where Democrats asked that Duffy's words…

Two Republican Senators Take Issue With Trump Tweets

WASHINGTON (AP) - Two Republican senators are taking issue with President Donald Trump's tweet that freshman Democratic congresswomen of color “go back'' to where they came from. Maine Sen. Susan Collins, who is up for re-election next year, said Trump's…

Labor Secretary Acosta Resigns Amid Epstein Deal Scrutiny

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says Labor Secretary Alexander Acosta is stepping down following criticism of his handling of a plea deal with a wealthy financier Jeffrey Epstein, who is accused of sexually abusing dozens of underage girls. Trump…

Wisconsin GOP: Trump Headed to Milwaukee-Area Fundraiser

MADISON, Wis. (AP) - Officials with the state Republican Party say President Donald Trump is scheduled to attend a fundraiser in Wisconsin this week. Charles Nichols is a spokesman for the state GOP. He says the state party learned from…