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The Comey firing: Four possible fall-outs

President Donald Trump's abrupt dismissal of FBI Director James Comey has the potential to be a pivotal juncture for his presidency and for Congress. Some have already declared this a constitutional crisis, while others insist Comey's firing was legitimate and the tempest it spawned will blow over soon.

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Trump's love-hate relationship with Comey

President Donald Trump has had a love-hate relationship with now former FBI Director James Comey. Before he fired Comey on Tuesday, Trump had criticized and praised the FBI and its director for how it handled the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private email server.

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How Trumpcare victory could haunt House GOP

The House of Representatives narrowly passed a health care bill Thursday that received no votes from Democrats and barely enough from Republicans. Speaker Paul Ryan and President Donald Trump say it’s a great victory, proof that they can deliver.  Other Republicans aren’t so sure.

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