Ex-North Korean Envoy Calls for ‘More and Constant’ Sanctions on Former Home

Demanding tougher U.S. sanctions against the country he once served, Thae Yong-ho, a former North Korean embassy deputy chief in the United Kingdom, told Congress Wednesday that even the sound of an impending U.S. attack on the peninsula would immediately cause dictator Kim Jong Un to retaliate against neighboring South Korea. 

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As Panel Questions Trump Associates, GOP Launches New Probes

As close associates of President Donald Trump are questioned as part of congressional investigations into Russia’s election interference, House Republicans announced two probes looking back at the Obama administration, including the renewed examination of Democrat Hillary Clinton’s emails.

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House Responds to Vegas Shooting With Bill to Ban Bump Stocks

In the wake of the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history last week in Las Vegas, bipartisan legislation was announced in the U.S. House of Representatives on Tuesday to ban bump stocks and similar devices that increase the rate of fire when placed onto a semiautomatic rifle.

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Unhappy Moderate House Republicans Complicate 2018 for GOP

Veteran Republicans are bailing on Congress in growing numbers, as GOP control of Washington fails to produce the unity or legislative successes party leaders wish for. With President Donald Trump willing, if not eager, to buck fellow Republicans and even directly attack them, a number of lawmakers no longer wish to be involved.

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House Vote Underscores Growing Gulf Between Trump, GOP

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Friday said President Donald Trump’s decision to side with Democrats in combining relief money for Hurricane Harvey with a bill to raise the debt limit and fund the government could be a sign of greater bipartisanship in the future.

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