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Politico: Some House Dems upset with Ocasio-Cortez

Some House Democrats have been unhappy with progressive Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's resistance to falling in line with her fellow party members, particularly her threats to support primary challenges against incumbents, Politico reported Friday.

Trump reiterates demand: $5B for wall or face shutdown

President Donald Trump reiterated his demand in a new interview that Congress appropriate $5 billion for a border wall, saying he would "totally be willing" to shut down the government if he doesn't get the funding.

EPA again blocks journalists from attending summit

The Environmental Protection Agency on Wednesday barred journalists for the second consecutive day from attending a national summit focused on water contaminants, telling reporters from CNN and other news organizations that they would not be permitted inside the venue.

Rand Paul says Haspel's lack of candor is disqualifying

Sen. Rand Paul is criticizing Gina Haspel, President Donald Trump's pick to head the CIA, for not declassifying her role in the agency's "extreme rendition and torture-by-proxy," arguing that the lack of candor disqualified her from the role.

Trump signs order to keep Guantanamo open

President Donald Trump signed a new executive order Tuesday to keep open the detention facility at Guantnamo Bay, Cuba, and opened the door to sending new prisoners there.