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Democrats begin effort to curb post-Trump presidential powers

While the bill would constrain President Joe Biden and his successors, its implicit rebuke of Trump’s behaviour in the White House may limit how many Republicans are willing to vote for it.

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Biden administration transfers its first detainee from Guantánamo Bay

Military intelligence officials have cast Nasser as a former Taliban fighter who battled the invading US forces in the Tora Bora mountains in late 2001.

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Apple is said to have turned over data on Trump’s White House counsel in 2018

Democratic leaders on Capitol Hill on Sunday ratcheted up pressure on the Justice Department and former officials to provide a fuller accounting of events

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Trump administration secretly seized phone records of Times reporters

Last month, the Biden Justice Department disclosed Trump-era seizures of the phone logs of reporters who work for The Washington Post and the phone and email logs for a CNN reporter.

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House Democrats and White House reach deal on Russia enquiry testimony by ex-Trump aide

The deal appears likely to avert a definitive court precedent that would draw a clear line in an ambiguous areas: the scope and limits of Congress’ constitutional power to compel testimony for its…

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Trump’s secret rules for drone strikes outside war zones are disclosed

The Biden administration suspended the Trump-era rules on its first day in office and imposed an interim policy of requiring White House approval for proposed strikes outside of the war zones of…

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House Democrats and White House split over lawsuit for ex-Trump aide’s testimony

A glimpse of the institutional disconnect became public late Wednesday, when the Justice Department — which under Trump had been representing McGahn in fighting the lawsuit — asked an appeals…

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