Speaker of the House Paul Ryan, R-Wis., (center) and House Republicans released a fiscal year 2018 budget that would increase military spending and cut other discretionary spending.
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Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell of Kentucky faces a tough choice — irritate the GOP base and work with Democrats or risk passing legislation that is not very meaningful.
Then-Republican presidential candidate Donald Trump appeared to encourage Russia to continue hacking Democratic rival Hillary Clinton's emails at a press conference on July 27, 2016, in Doral, Fla.
From left, Miss Connecticut USA Erin Brady and Donald Trump look on as Russian singer Emin Agalarov speaks onstage with his father Aras Agalarov during a news conference after Brady won the Miss USA 2013 pageant on June 16, 2013, in Las Vegas.
Donald Trump Jr. hugs his father, Donald Trump, during a campaign rally in Ohio, weeks after Trump Jr. met with a Russian lawyer, as he sought dirt against Democrat Hillary Clinton.
After meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin on Friday at the Group of 20 summit in Hamburg, Germany, President Trump said Sunday they had discussed creating a joint cybersecurity unit. After much criticism, he quickly walked back the idea.
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In this June 1, 2017 file photo Supreme Court Associate Justice Neil Gorsuch is seen during an official group portrait at the Supreme Court Building in Washington, D.C.
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Pro-democracy activists hang a black cloth with a message demanding universal suffrage and the release of jailed Chinese Nobel Peace laureate Liu Xiaobo on the Golden Bauhinia flower statue in Hong Kong. On Monday, they had obscured the statue — a gift from Beijing to Hong Kong — with black cloth.