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FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standards. The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Despite denials, lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chiefIn spite of denials, EPA chief did meet last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to bargain-priced condo where he was living
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CORRECTS TO SATURDAY APRIL 21, 2018- International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde speaks with World Bank President Jim Yong Kim at Development Committee Plenary during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Mnuchin expresses optimism trade standoffs can be resolvedUS Treasury secretary expresses optimism over trade tensions
The Associated Press3 hours ago
FILE - In a Monday, April 16, 2018, file photo, Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump's personal attorney, center, leaves federal court, in New York. Federal prosecutors said they can give President Donald Trump's personal lawyer, Cohen, copies of materials seized from him by the FBI by May 11. They notified a New York judge Wednesday. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer, File)
Trump says he doesn't think personal lawyer will 'flip'The government is investigating President Donald Trump's longtime personal lawyer, but Trump says he's not expecting Michael Cohen to "flip" _ meaning cooperate in exchange for leniency
The Associated Press4 hours ago
U. S. Senate candidate Mitt Romney delivers his speech to the delegates at the Utah Republican Nominating Convention Saturday, April 21, 2018, at the Maverik Center in West Valley City, Utah. (Leah Hogsten/The Salt Lake Tribune via AP)
Romney must compete in primary for Senate seatMitt Romney has been forced into a Republican primary for a U.S. Senate seat in Utah as he looks to restart his political career by replacing long-serving Sen. Orrin Hatch
The Associated Press5 hours ago
In the Wednesday, April 18, 2018, photo, Rep. Mike Kennedy, R-Alpine, speaks on the House floor during a special session at the Utah State Capitol in Salt Lake City. Romney is gearing up for arguably the biggest challenge of his Senate campaign: A Utah Republican party convention where he'll have to face down nearly a dozen contenders in front of a far-right-leaning audience. Others in the crowded field include state Rep. Kennedy, who has served in the Legislature since 2013. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)
The Latest: Romney promises hard campaign in Senate primaryMitt Romney says he is looking forward to a primary campaign after failing to win the nomination for the U.S. Senate seat in Utah at the state GOP convention.
The Associated Press5 hours ago
FILE - In this Tuesday, April 3, 2018, file photo, Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt attends a news conference at the EPA in Washington, on his decision to scrap Obama administration fuel standards. The fossil-fuels lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced Capitol Hill condo leased by Pruitt is taking early retirement as a result of the scandal. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik, File)
Lobbyist tied to condo met with EPA chief, despite denialsIn spite of denials, EPA chief Scott Pruitt did meet in his office last year with a veteran Washington lobbyist tied to the bargain-priced condo where he was living
The Associated Press7 hours ago
Former Florida Governor Jeb Bush comforts his father, former President George H.W. Bush during a funeral service for his mother, former first lady Barbara Bush at St. Martin's Episcopal Church, Saturday, April 21, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip , Pool)
Laughter, tears as former first lady Barbara Bush rememberedBarbara Bush, the "first lady of the Greatest Generation," laid to rest after hundreds of dignitaries, friends and family attend funeral
The Associated Press8 hours ago
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde accompanied by (IMFC) Chair and South Africa's Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyagothey attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
Mnuchin expresses optimism for resolution of trade fightsTreasury Secretary Mnuchin expresses cautious optimism for resolution of contentious trade fights
The Associated Press11 hours ago
International Monetary Fund (IMF) Managing Director Christine Lagarde accompanied by (IMFC) Chair and South Africa's Reserve Bank Governor Lesetja Kganyagothey attend the International Monetary and Financial Committee (IMFC) conference during the World Bank/IMF Spring Meetings, in Washington, Saturday, April 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
The Latest: World Bank approves increase in lending capacityWorld Bank approves $13 billion increase in its lending capacity tied to reforms
The Associated Press11 hours ago
Iranian foreign minister wants 'respect' from USIranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif says his government needs to see a "change of attitude" from the U.S. administration before any meaningful negotiations can begin over several U.S. citizens being held prisoner in Iran
The Associated Press11 hours ago
The U.S. and French flags are displayed on the Eisenhower Executive Office Building, Friday, April 20, 2018, in Washington. President Donald Trump plans to celebrate nearly 250 years of U.S.-French relations by hosting President Emmanuel Macron at a glitzy White House state dinner on Tuesday. It’s the first state visit and the first big soiree of the Trump era in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
Vive la France: Trump hosts glitzy White House state dinnerVive la France: President Donald Trump to host his first big social event, a state dinner for President Emmanuel Macron.
The Associated Press11 hours ago
FILE - This undated photo shows boxer Jack Johnson.  President Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships. Trump tweets that the actor Sylvester Stallone called him to share Johnson's story. Trump says Johnson's "trials and tribulations were great, his life complex and controversial."  The president adds: "Others have looked at this over the years, most thought it would be done, but yes, I am considering a Full Pardon!"  (AP Photo/File
Trump considering pardon for late boxer Jack JohnsonPresident Donald Trump says he's considering "a Full Pardon!" for boxing's first black heavyweight champion more than 100 years after Jack Johnson was convicted by all-white jury of "immorality" for one of his relationships
The Associated Press11 hours ago
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