Politics

© Matthew Dae Smith/Lansing State Journal
January 18, 2019 - 8:16 pm
I'm not as interested in partisan politics," Chatfield said.
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Flint water case
In this Monday, Jan. 8, 2018 file photo, attorneys meet with Genesee District Judge Jennifer J. Manley as preliminary examination begins in the cases of four defendants. (Jake May/The Flint Journal-MLive.com via AP)
January 18, 2019 - 2:53 pm
Seven of 15 defendants have pleaded no contest to misdemeanors. Their records eventually will be scrubbed clean.
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Michael Cohen
Michael Cohen, former personal lawyer to President Donald Trump, leaves his apartment building, in New York, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. . (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
January 17, 2019 - 1:31 pm
Cohen tweeted Thursday that "what I did was at the direction of and for the sole benefit of" Trump.
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Rudy Giuliani
(AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
January 17, 2019 - 1:05 pm
It's a stark turnabout from longstanding denials by the White House and Trump advisers of improper collusion.
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State of the Union 2018
FILE - In this Jan. 30, 2018 file photo, President Donald Trump delivers his State of the Union address to a joint session of Congress on Capitol Hill in Washington. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
January 16, 2019 - 5:17 pm
In a letter to Trump, Pelosi said that with both the Secret Service and the Homeland Security Department entangled in the shutdown, the president should speak to Congress another time or he should deliver the address in writing.
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President Donald Trump talks to the media about the table full of fast food in the State Dining Room of the White House in Washington, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, for the reception for the Clemson Tigers. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
January 14, 2019 - 9:35 pm
"We have some very large people that like eating, so I think we're going to have a little fun."
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President Donald Trump speaks at the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention, Monday Jan. 14, 2019, in New Orleans. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 14, 2019 - 9:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — With the government mired in shutdown week four, President Donald Trump rejected a short-term legislative fix and dug in for more combat Monday, declaring he would "never ever back down." Trump rejected a suggestion to reopen the government for several weeks while negotiations...
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Donald Trump
President Donald Trump talks with reporters on the South Lawn of the White House before departing for the American Farm Bureau Federation's 100th Annual Convention in New Orleans, Monday, Jan. 14, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/ Evan Vucci)
January 14, 2019 - 12:43 pm
"If you ask the folks in Russia, I've been tougher on Russia than anybody else, any other ... probably any other president, period, but certainly the last three or four presidents."
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(Rob Davidek/WWJ)
January 14, 2019 - 9:09 am
"They need money."
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President Donald Trump attends a roundtable discussion on border security with local leaders, Friday Jan. 11, 2019, in the Cabinet Room of the White House in Washington. (AP Photo/Jacquelyn Martin)
January 13, 2019 - 8:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A Republican lawmaker advising President Donald Trump said he is encouraging the president to reopen the government for several weeks to continue negotiating with Democrats over funding for a U.S.-Mexico border wall before the president takes the more drastic step of declaring a...
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