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Trump criticizes John Lewis for skipping his inauguration

As three former presidents gathered in Atlanta last week to offer stirring tributes to John Lewis, President Trump was absent. In an interview that aired Monday night, Trump had few kind words of his own for the former Democratic congressman and civil rights leader.

Justice Department awards $35 million in grants to aid human trafficking survivors

The Trump administration is awarding more than $35 million in Justice Department grants to organizations that provide safe housing for survivors of human trafficking.

Read the Transition Integrity Project’s full report

Read the full 22-page report written by the Transition Integrity Project.

A bipartisan group gamed out a contested Trump-Biden election. Now they’re offering recommendations

November’s elections could lead to a "chaotic legal and political landscape," setting the stage for confusion, doubt, and a lengthy process to count ballots, said a bipartisan group.

Prosecutor seeking Trump’s taxes cites probe of his business

Lawyers for a Manhattan prosecutor trying to get President Trump's tax returns told a judge Monday that it was justified in demanding them because of public reports of “extensive and protracted criminal conduct at the Trump Organization.”

House committees subpoena top Pompeo aides over IG firing

House Democrats have subpoenaed four top aides to Secretary of State Mike Pompeo, saying that the Trump administration is stonewalling their investigation into the firing of the State Department's top independent watchdog earlier this year.

Relief package deal remains elusive as disagreements over jobless benefits persist

Top Trump administration officials and lawmakers cautioned Sunday that a deal over a new relief package to help people and businesses weather the coronavirus crisis remained elusive even as the debate over the details of the aid was set to take center stage in the coming week.

Ginsburg waited 4 months to say her cancer had returned and that she was undergoing chemotherapy

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg issued a statement on July 17 saying that a medical scan in February revealed lesions on her liver, which a subsequent biopsy determined were cancerous, her fifth bout with cancer since 1999.