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Politics reporter covering 2016 presidential race for @Politico, alum of Boston's @statehousenews kcheney@politico.com

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just in the government has formally moved tonight to take possession of paul manafort s trump tower apartment
JUST IN: The government has formally moved tonight to take possession of Paul Manafort's Trump Tower apartment.
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the judge in the russian propaganda case has ordered prosecutors to disclose to the defense the identities of
The judge in the Russian propaganda case has ordered prosecutors to disclose to the defense the identities of some unindicted co-conspirators. But she denied most of their other demands.

She noted that Mueller team already provided 4 million docs, though many heavily restricted.
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schiff says house intel committee will conduct vigorous oversight if barr selectively releases classified info
SCHIFF says House Intel Committee will conduct “vigorous oversight” if Barr selectively releases classified information.
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its been 36 days since muellers report became public dems have spent that time fighting about redactions execu
It’s been 36 days since Mueller’s report became public. Dems have spent that time fighting about redactions, executive privilege and hearing formats.

Now they say it’s time to focus on the damaging stuff Mueller found:
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related democrats told me last month that they have no interest in using the same hardball declassification ta
RELATED: Democrats told me last month that they have no interest in using the same hardball declassification tactics that led to the Nunes Memo, essentially removing that weapon from their arsenal.

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not a lawyer but yes he can there are many officials who have classification authority but it all flows from t
Not a lawyer, but yes he can. There are many officials who have classification authority, but it all flows from the president.
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this is in some ways a walkback for trump he ordered the declassification of some of these documents last year
This is, in some ways, a walkback for Trump. He ordered the declassification of some of these documents last year only to back off under internal resistance. Now he’s passing off the job to Barr.
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heres the text of trumps order
Here’s the text of Trump’s order:
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breaking trump orders federal agencies to cooperate with barr probe of origins of russia investigation gives b
BREAKING: Trump orders federal agencies to cooperate with Barr probe of origins of Russia investigation. Gives Barr unilateral ability to declassify relevant documents.
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rep says he expects the committee will convene a panel of the prosecutors who signed the letter
@RobGeorge Rep. @tedlieu says he expects the committee will convene a panel of the prosecutors who signed the letter.

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breaking in letter to wh rep cummings reveals that kushner was routinely using whatsapp to conduct official bu
BREAKING: In letter to WH, Rep. Cummings reveals that KUSHNER was routinely using WhatsApp to conduct official business as recently as Dec. 2018. Kushner's lawyer told lawmakers he screenshots messages to preserve them.

Cummings wants details by April 4.
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just in mueller team unseals evidence that flynn aided the obstruction invsetigation including providing testi
JUST IN: MUELLER team unseals evidence that Flynn aided the obstruction invsetigation -- including providing testimony and a *voice mail* that "could have affected" his testimony.
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new dems are raising alarms about an effort by nunes to huddle privately with attorney general barr and encour
NEW: Dems are raising alarms about an effort by NUNES to huddle privately with Attorney General Barr and encourage him to criminally charge Trump-Russia investigators.
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wow trey gowdy addresses trump s lawyer this am if you have an innocent client mr dowd act like it
WOW. Trey GOWDY addresses Trump's lawyer this AM:

"if you have an innocent client Mr. Dowd, act like it.”
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big mueller and his team concluded that congress has authority to police obstruction of justice mueller w e co
BIG: Mueller and his team concluded that Congress has authority to police obstruction of justice.

MUELLER: “[W]e concluded that Congress has the authority to prohibit a president’s corrupt use of his authority in order to protect the integrity of the administration of justice."
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the side by side here is striking
The side by side here is striking
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new dems say whistleblower documents show white house worked with outside conservatives like newt gingrich to
NEW: Dems say whistleblower documents show White House worked with outside conservatives like Newt Gingrich to orchestrate a "cleaning" of State Department career employees deemed not loyal to Trump's agenda.
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breaking cummings plans to schedule a contempt vote for carl kline for defying subpoena to testify on security
BREAKING: Cummings plans to schedule a contempt vote for Carl Kline for defying subpoena to testify on security clearances.
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things sam nunberg said on tv carter page colluded with russia trump knew about the trump tower meeting in adv
Things Sam Nunberg said on TV:

-Carter Page colluded with Russia

-Trump knew about the Trump Tower meeting in advance

-Mueller may have something on Trump.

-Trump bodyguard told him Emin Agalarov offered to send women to Trump's Moscow hotel room in 2013
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under gop bill anyone who goes w o health coverage for two months or more would face a 30 surcharge on premium
Under GOP bill, anyone who goes w/o health coverage for two months or more would face a 30% surcharge on premiums for a year.
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