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Tillis flips back to Trump camp on national emergency

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Thom Tillis made a stunning reversal on Thursday, declaring he would support President Trump’s emergency border wall declaration after vowing to oppose the president. The North Carolina senator was expected to be among the Republican defectors who helped push a resolution opposing Trump’s move to bypass Congress to secure billions of dollars for a border wall.

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Richard Burr in the spotlight as Senate’s Trump-Russia investigation inches toward a conclusion

WASHINGTON -- Sen. Richard Burr is in the awkward position of investigating whether his ally in the White House colluded with Russia to meddle in a U.S. election. As the Republican chairman of the Senate Intelligence Committee, the North Carolina Republican is overseeing an effort to assess Russian interference with the 2016 presidential election that elevated President Donald Trump to the White House.

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Trump official quits after coming under fire for commute to N.C.

President Trump’s top disaster management official, Brock Long, resigned as head of the Federal Emergency Management Agency on Wednesday. Long became embroiled in an ethics scandal last year when reports surfaced that he had improperly used government resources for trips from FEMA’s headquarters in Washington, D.C., to North Carolina, his home state.

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