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Trump eyeing Cuccinelli for senior immigration post - POLITICO
... Immigration and Customs Enforcement and Fox News regular, recently spoke to the White House about the job, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Politico    May 21, 2019


Former Trump opponent Cuccinelli may land key immigration post ...
“The debate was where the position would sit,” a person close to DHS said. “ There needs to be better coordination with the agencies.” Cuccinelli served as ...

Politico    May 21, 2019


Bank regulator battles union over benefits, underscoring tensions ...
... including Obama-era regulator Thomas Curry, but “it's never this bad,” said the employee, who asked to remain anonymous. “Otting is more determined than ...

Politico    May 21, 2019


Michael Cohen told lawmakers that Trump's attorney asked him to ...
... to Congress that negotiations to build a Trump Tower Moscow ended on January 31, 2016, according to a person familiar with Cohen's closed-door interview.

Politico    May 20, 2019


Immigration activists stew over Pence's role on immigration plan ...
House members and governors often air their private feelings on a range of issues with Pence, according to someone close to him. In some ways, Pence is an ...

Politico    May 18, 2019


'Big 4' leaders to begin talks with White House on ambitious budget ...
... Leader Kevin McCarthy have agreed to begin negotiations on a two-year deal to lift stiff budget caps, according to multiple sources familiar with the talks.

Politico    May 17, 2019


Mueller's House testimony likely off until at least June - POLITICO
Y.) and a senior Democratic committee aide told POLITICO on Friday that there's no Mueller hearing planned for next week, though that could also change at a ...

Politico    May 17, 2019


Trump aides try to quash tax hike rumors amid infrastructure talks ...
“It's all about positioning themselves it in a way that you can blame the other side for nothing happening,” said a person close to the White House who has been ...

Politico    May 17, 2019


'Get Scavino in here': Trump's Twitter guru is the ultimate insider ...
Scavino would present Trump with several draft tweets to choose from every morning that would allow Trump "a release valve," according to a person close to  ...

Politico    May 16, 2019


White House could delay auto tariff decision - POLITICO
“Once [tariffs] are applied, the leverage with the EU is gone and EU retaliation would hit just as China's tariff retaliation is set to occur,” the source said. “On the ...

Politico    May 15, 2019


Trump to unveil immigration plan aimed at changing narrative ...
A Senate Republican aide said there's nothing in the current plan that is meant to appeal to Democrats, even though Kushner is casting this as the ...

Politico    May 15, 2019


Mueller Investigation Report: Latest Updates & Release Details ...
... if intelligence collection involving the Trump campaign was “lawful and appropriate,” a person familiar with the matter told The Associated Press on Monday.

Politico    May 14, 2019


Trump receptive to bipartisan deal on budget cuts - POLITICO
... open to a deal with Democrats to raise the budget caps that will cause strict spending cuts in the fall, according to three people familiar with the matter.

Politico    May 14, 2019


Don Jr. agrees to appear before Senate panel after GOP flare-up ...
Trump Jr. will be interviewed behind closed doors for up to four hours, according to a source familiar with the situation, after Senate Intelligence Chairman ...

Politico    May 14, 2019


'The Revenant' author considering run for Montana Senate or governor
... the World Trade Organization in Geneva, is considering a Democratic run for Senate or governor in Montana, according to two people familiar with the matter.

Politico    May 10, 2019


Trump says he's likely to talk with Xi but holds firm on tariff increase ...
Trump wants to speak with Xi tonight, said a source close to the talks. That leaves an opportunity to reach some level of accord before tariffs are increased.

Politico    May 9, 2019


Sources: Murphy to conditionally veto 'dark money' bill, potentially ...
... of those changes haven't been finalized, according to the sources who requested anonymity while discussing internal Murphy administration deliberations.

Politico    May 9, 2019


Marijuana legalization bills likely 'dead' as Sweeney rejects meeting ...
... medical marijuana program and create new ways to expunge old records of criminal charges, according to two legislative sources familiar with the discussions ...

Politico    May 9, 2019


Immigration deal likely DOA under Trump - POLITICO
“There's a political reality to immigration,” said a House Democratic aide involved in the discussions. “Are you really going to get to a place where a majority of ...

Politico    May 8, 2019


Dems to decide Thursday whether to go to court for Trump's taxes ...
Neal talked with Mnuchin on the phone Tuesday, according to two Democratic sources with knowledge of the call. One described it as “a courtesy” on the tax ...

Politico    May 8, 2019


Shelby push for harbor money adds to disaster aid impasse ...
A senior Democratic aide said that Democrats in disaster aid negotiations “have maintained that extraneous controversial matters, like the harbor maintenance ...

Politico    May 8, 2019


Senate Intel Committee subpoenas Donald Trump Jr. - POLITICO
“Don continues to cooperate by producing documents and is willing to answer written questions,” said a person close to Trump Jr., who wasn't authorized to ...

Politico    May 8, 2019


Economists flee Agriculture Dept. after feeling punished under Trump
... our findings, so this is retaliation to harm the agency and send a message,” said one current ERS employee, who asked not to be named to avoid retribution.

Politico    May 7, 2019


Trump campaign distances itself from David Bossie over alleged scam
“This literally came from the top,” added a person close to the White House, who said that Trump himself “was pissed that this was the equivalent of taking from ...

Politico    May 7, 2019


Don McGahn won't comply with House Democrats' subpoena ...
A source involved in the negotiations said the White House's request only applies to documents and is silent on whether McGahn would be permitted to testify in ...

Politico    May 7, 2019


GOP senators head to the White House Tuesday to hear immigration ...
C.), chairman of the Senate Judiciary Committee and a key Trump ally, had been expected to attend as well, but a person familiar with the situation said he ...

Politico    May 6, 2019


Trump to raise tariffs on China as Beijing backpedals in talks ...
... making changes to its laws involving the transfer of proprietary technologies from U.S. companies doing business in China, two people close to the matter said ...

Politico    May 6, 2019


City quietly pauses plans for private development at Brooklyn ...
Two sources with knowledge of the plans said the Cooper Park proposal is stalled. While Reynoso's support isn't necessary, they said the administration is ...

Politico    May 6, 2019


DNC finance chairman Muñoz steps down, replaced by Korge ...
... host committee has been talking to corporate sponsors in order to fund the July 2020 convention in Milwaukee, according to a person familiar with the matter.

Politico    May 5, 2019


De Blasio City Hall staffers decamp for PAC
Bernie Sanders' presidential campaign, doesn't have any current plans to work for another presidential campaign, a source close to the PAC said.

Politico    May 3, 2019


Democrats challenging Trump scramble to hire foreign policy aides ...
“It's a seller's market,” added a Democratic foreign policy strategist, who, like most people contacted for this story, requested anonymity for reasons including ...

Politico    May 3, 2019


Former security clearance chief denies White House aides ...
... more national security risks than previous White Houses — in previous Republican and Democratic administrations,” said a senior Democratic aide.

Politico    May 2, 2019


Hope fades that U.S.-China deal will substantively tackle subsidies ...
... desire to strike a quick agreement could result in a deal in principle announced by the end of next week, according to several people close to the discussions.

Politico    May 2, 2019


Exclusive: New privacy oversight on the table for Facebook ...
... privacy oversight committee that may include Facebook board members, said the person, who requested anonymity because the discussions are ongoing.

Politico    May 1, 2019


With taxpayer dollars flowing in, Konst's public advocate campaign ...
Asked why Konst waited so long to file a complaint, a campaign official speaking on background said it was because Coniglione had sensitive campaign ...

Politico    May 1, 2019


Grassley to meet with Trump after issuing ultimatum on new NAFTA ...
Rob Portman (R-Ohio) and other members of the Senate Finance Committee will meet with the president, according to sources familiar with the meeting.

Politico    April 30, 2019


Mueller complained to Barr about Russia report memo - POLITICO
One of those sources close to some of the Mueller prosecutors said in an interview after the report's release last week that at least in the way of the redactions, ...

Politico    April 30, 2019


Pelosi holds firm as some fear impeachment window closing ...
Added a senior Democratic aide: “The closer you get to an election year, it's not going to happen,” the aide said. “I don't see any way we go there. I just don't ...

Politico    April 30, 2019


Senate Dems to grill Barr in preview of House hearing - POLITICO
“That'll be a balancing act,” said a House Republican aide about the split-screen moment. Darren Samuelsohn and Burgess Everett contributed to this report.

Politico    April 29, 2019


Pelosi, Schumer pressure Trump on infrastructure - POLITICO
A source close to Schumer said unless Trump considers rolling back some of the 2017 Republican tax cuts, the top Senate Democrat won't even consider a ...

Politico    April 29, 2019


Kamala Harris hires famed admaker Margolis in boon to her campaign
Kamala Harris has hired Jim Margolis, one of the Democratic Party's most accomplished admakers, as her media adviser, two sources familiar with the move told ...

Politico    April 29, 2019


Prescription Pulse - POLITICO
... Commerce Chair Frank Pallone are meeting with a variety of caucuses to get input on drug negotiation, a House Democratic aide told Prescription PULSE.

Politico    April 28, 2019


Warren puts Bernie on defense - POLITICO
... adviser, Warren Gunnels, pushed him to embrace a wealth tax and even included it in a draft of a speech, according to someone familiar with the campaign.

Politico    April 28, 2019


Sources: Feds probing claims in whistleblower lawsuit against ...
The two sources with knowledge of the matter said investigators have more recently been asking about the allegations contained in Ballantyne's lawsuit.

Politico    April 26, 2019


Trump supports gun rights, but even he sees limits - POLITICO
“It was really his tweet that stopped everything,” said one of the sources with knowledge of the process. The White House and Commerce Department declined ...

Politico    April 26, 2019


Ireland is supposed to be the world's privacy policeman. Instead, it's ...
... to Facebook's Dublin headquarters, despite its multiple investigations, according to a person close to the matter who spoke under the condition of anonymity.

Politico    April 24, 2019


The Brian Williams renaissance continues — Trump orders WHCA ...
... Twitter quietly, and deliberately, has limited or removed some of his followers, according to a person with direct knowledge of the conversation who requested ...

Politico    April 24, 2019


Mulvaney: 'I don't recall' telling staffers not to mention election ...
A person close to Nielsen said she did not recall the incident reported by the Times. But an administration official said there was frustration at the agency level  ...

Politico    April 24, 2019


Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump on infrastructure next week ...
The meeting will take place on Tuesday, April 30, at 10:30 a.m., according to a senior Democratic aide. The aide said Pelosi spoke with Trump by phone April 4  ...

Politico    April 23, 2019


Turmoil consumes White House team guiding feds' tech strategy ...
... from leadership,” said the current employee, who — like others interviewed for this story — requested anonymity to discuss sensitive personnel matters.

Politico    April 22, 2019


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