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The Finance 202: Big budget problems stand in way of tax overhaul ...
... no indication that federal investigators suspect a Russian connection to Mr. Trump's dealings with Deutsche Bank, according to people briefed on the matter

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Trump team seeks to control, block Mueller's Russia investigation ...
... case against what they allege are his conflicts of interest and discussing the president's authority to grant pardons, according to people familiar with the effort.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Here's how Trump's lawyers are trying to undercut the Russia probe
President Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon people in connection to the Russia probe, according to people familiar with the effort.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


At the White House, an abrupt chain reaction: Spicer out ...
... set off an unexpected chain reaction, with White House press secretary Sean Spicer resigning in protest, according to people familiar with the departure.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Spicer resigns as White House press secretary, Scaramucci to be ...
Stephen K. Bannon, Trump's senior strategist, also opposed the hiring, according to two people familiar with the discussions. Though Bannon — the former ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Trump set a red line for Robert Mueller. And now Mueller has ...
The report quoted an anonymous source as saying that Trump's financial ties to Russia are the focus: “FBI investigators and others are looking at Russian ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


The embargo of Qatar is hurting foreign workers more than Qatari ...
Asrar asked to be identified only by his first name out of fear that talking to the media would jeopardize his immigration status. “If the situation stays the same for a ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


The Latest: Susan Rice to talk to Senate intel panel - The ...
The source declined to be identified because the meetings are closed. Clapper testified publicly about the meddling earlier this year. He was part of an extensive  ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Apollo 11 bag laced with moon dust sells for $1.8 million - The ...
The buyer declined to be identified. The pre-sale estimate was $2 million to $4 million. The artifact from the Apollo 11 mission had been misidentified and sold at  ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Foreign-born recruits, promised citizenship by the Pentagon, flee the ...
One Chinese national, who declined to give his name, enlisted in the program and expected to leave for training in July 2016, but the program's suspension and  ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Saudi-led coalition airstrike in Yemen kills 11 civilians - The ...
All officials spoke on condition of anonymity because they weren't authorized to speak to the press. The war has been mired in stalemate for most of the last two ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


US unsuccessfully presses China on ambitious steel cuts in trade talks
... to cut its steel production, according to people with knowledge of the matter, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to comment on private discussions.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Steven Mnuchin, Trump's treasury secretary, is hurtling toward his ...
One former Treasury official, speaking on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive agency deliberations, said officials are now “brushing up on options in ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Will proposed cuts undermine Trump's vision of 'energy dominance ...
“There is a complete void of leadership,” said an upper-level official at the department who spoke on the condition of anonymity to protect himself from retaliation.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Jeff Sessions says he plans to stay in role, despite Trump's ...
... trusted advisers and has drifted from the president's inner circle, according to two White House officials who spoke on the condition of anonymity to be candid.

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


A battered ISIS grows ever more dependent on lone wolves, simple ...
The official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss intelligence assessments, said that Belgium's biggest problem is no longer the foreign fighters or ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Republicans are whining on background about Trump. It's pathetic ...
That Republican senator and two others spoke on background with CNN to avoid prompting a fight with the President. Maine GOP Sen. Susan Collins was the ...

Washington Post — July 22, 2017


Why Jared Kushner has had to update his disclosure of foreign ...
A person close to Kushner said he did not remember the meeting with the lawyer, Natalia Veselnitskaya, when submitting his list of foreign contacts in mid-May.

Washington Post — July 20, 2017


Donald Trump Jr. was told campaign meeting would be with ...
A person close to Manafort who was not authorized to speak publicly said Manafort did not read the entire chain. A spokesman for the president's lawyer has ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Nationals release veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez - The ...
... with veteran closer Francisco Rodriguez ended Friday when they released the 35-year-old right-hander, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


'Category 5 hurricane': White House under siege by Trump Jr.'s ...
The mind-set of Trump Jr. over the past few days has evolved from distress to anger to defiance, according to people close to him. He hired a criminal defense  ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


The Daily 202: Trump dysfunction follows family from the campaign ...
The mind-set of Trump Jr. over the past few days has evolved from distress to anger to defiance, according to people close to him. In the West Wing, meanwhile , ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Trump picks lawyer Ty Cobb to serve as White House special counsel
... at the White House on issues related to ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to two people familiar with the decision.

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Trump set to bring in new attorney to manage response to Russia ...
... and take the lead on issues related to ongoing investigations into Russian interference in the 2016 election, according to two people familiar with the decision.

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Gillespie's primary scare has White House, others urging 'Trump ...
... is taking a more forceful role than usual in Virginia, calling shots more than collaborating, according to two people with direct knowledge of the arrangement.

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


French man given preliminary charges in alleged attack plot - The ...
The judicial official, who asked not to be named because of the ongoing investigation, said the suspect was arrested Wednesday in Wattignies, in northern ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Marijuana sales give Nevada a taste of the green rush, but high ...
“I feel like a college student with a fake ID and like my parents are gonna bust me any minute,” said one woman, who declined to give her last name because ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Unlikely middlemen: Trump Jr. emails point to father-son duo - The ...
The person with knowledge of the trip insisted on anonymity because they were not authorized by Trump to publicly discuss the matter. Proximity to power was ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


McConnell to release new GOP health plan allowing bare-bones ...
The Republicans, who spoke on condition of anonymity because they were not authorized to speak on the record, said the proposal would incorporate a version  ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


The Latest: At least 7 Hindu pilgrims killed in shooting - The ...
The police officer spoke on condition of anonymity as he was not authorized to talk to reporters. The pilgrims were returning after paying obeisance at the shrine  ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Trump Jr. is now at the center of the Russia controversy — and ...
“You have to remember, the campaign was very unsophisticated at that point,” said the second adviser, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to talk more ...

Washington Post — July 15, 2017


Trump leaves leaders fearing the future as G-20 summit closes - The ...
“It's been a really great success,” a senior White House official who was not authorized to speak on the record said Saturday before Trump departed for the ...

Washington Post — July 9, 2017


Venezuelan soldiers jailed amid unrest, document says - The ...
... are being held in Ramo Verde prison outside Caracas, according to the lists provided by an army official on the condition of anonymity for fear of reprisals.

Washington Post — July 9, 2017


Nationals near deal with first-round pick Seth Romero - The ...
The Washington Nationals are nearing a deal with first-round pick Seth Romero, pending a physical, according to a person familiar with the situation. Romero is ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


At least 14 killed in gunfight in drug-plagued northern Mexico state ...
The woman, who declined to give her name because she was afraid, said that some residents, including her brother, fled into the surrounding forest. In recent ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


Opioid crisis: In Maryland, a house of recovery and reckoning - The ...
C.J., who did not want to be identified by his full name, is a seven-month resident of Champ House. (Jahi Chikwendiu/The Washington Post). It doesn't take ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


The message behind the murder: North Korea's assassination sheds ...
Not necessarily,” said the official, who insisted on anonymity in discussing U.S. intelligence assessments of the North Korean threat. “A single three-ounce ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


Hey, CNN, what happened to those all-important standards? - The ...
Those reasons break down into several broad groupings: the sensitive-matter reason; the not-authorized-to-speak-on-the-record reason; the fear-of-reprisal ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


Lebanese military rejects claims of abusing Syrian refugees - The ...
He spoke on condition of anonymity in line with regulations. Five suicide bombers blew themselves up Friday during military raids in two refugee settlements in ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


AP source: Mavs, Nowitzki agree on 2-year, $10 million deal - The ...
The second year of the contract carries a team option, the person told The Associated Press, Thursday, July 6, 2017, on condition of anonymity because the  ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


Cab strikes crowd near Boston's Logan Airport, injuring 10 - The ...
... driver hit the gas rather than the brakes, according to the official familiar with the investigation, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss the probe.

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


FBI investigated complaints that Bobby Knight groped women at ...
She spoke on the condition of anonymity because she said she wanted to protect her privacy. Knight made a comment about how “he could tell I was an athlete ...

Washington Post — July 8, 2017


You can now snort chocolate — but should you? - The Washington ...
(He declined to give his last name, he said, because “I don't want people bugging me for all the wrong reasons.”) “There's definitely a buzz going around about ...

Washington Post — July 4, 2017


When Dad's the president — a look inside Ivanka Trump's ...
“She did not build her life thinking she was going into politics,” said a person close to Ivanka. [Is Ivanka Trump building bridges — or walking a tightrope?]

Washington Post — July 3, 2017


'We got our lives': No injuries in multiple rowhouse fire in Northeast DC
314 18th Street, according to the owner of the house, who gave his first name as Kelly but declined to give his last name. The houses on either side of that one ...

Washington Post — July 3, 2017


Trump is seeing how hard it can be to land the 'ultimate' deal ...
... peace and to begin conversations without preconditions,” said one U.S. official, who spoke on the condition of anonymity to discuss sensitive negotiations.

Washington Post — July 3, 2017


Trump's upbeat tweets overstate the country's economic performance
Senior administration officials said they are aware of the recent spate of mixed economic data. They are keeping a close eye on whether monthly blips become  ...

Washington Post — July 3, 2017


Nationals sign closer Francisco Rodriguez to minor league deal ...
The Washington Nationals signed recently released closer Francisco Rodriguez to a minor league deal, according to a person familiar with the situation.

Washington Post — July 1, 2017


House Ethics Committee is reviewing allegations against three ...
The House Ethics Committee said Monday it is reviewing charges lodged against two high-profile Democratic lawmakers and a senior Democratic aide.

Washington Post — July 1, 2017


Twitter is looking for ways to let users flag fake news, offensive content
Twitter is exploring adding a feature that would let users flag tweets that contain misleading, false, or harmful information, according to two people familiar with ...

Washington Post — July 1, 2017


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