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  • U.S. diplomats accuse Tillerson of breaking child soldiers law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.

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  • State Dept revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

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  • State Dept revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    www.reuters.com
  • State Dept revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    www.reuters.com
  • Exclusive: Tillerson under fire: U.S. diplomats accuse him of breaking child soldiers law

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal documents reviewed by Reuters.

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  • State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

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  • State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    www.reuters.com
  • State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    www.reuters.com
  • State Dept. revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    www.reuters.com
  • Exclusive: State Department revolt: Tillerson accused of violating U.S. law on child soldiers

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - A group of about a dozen U.S. State Department officials have taken the unusual step of formally accusing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson of violating a federal law designed to stop foreign militaries from enlisting child soldiers, according to internal government documents reviewed by Reuters.

    in.reuters.com
  • More worries in Congress over cuts at U.S. State Department

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Two senior U.S. senators asked Secretary of State Rex Tillerson on Wednesday to explain "questionable management practices" at his department that they believe are weakening the country's diplomatic power, adding to a chorus of concern in Congress.

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  • Senate panel presses ahead on tax bill as House vote looms

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Republican U.S. Senator Rand Paul said on Tuesday he will seek to abolish a crucial Obamacare provision as part of sweeping tax cut legislation in a move that could complicate President Donald Trump's push for swift congressional passage.

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  • Senators blast State Department over cuts

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Republican and Democratic leaders of the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee blasted the U.S. State Department on Tuesday for cuts in staff and what they described as a failure to have a plan for a proposed reorganization.

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  • Factbox: In U.S. Senate, Democrats represent highest-tax states

    (Reuters) - Proposals from U.S. Republicans to repeal or restrict a popular deduction on federal income tax for state and local tax (SALT) payments would hit Americans in high-tax states. The 10 states with the highest taxes are represented in the Senate by Democrats, and by Vermont's Bernie Sanders, an independent who votes with Democrats.

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  • Democrats working on independent Russia probe

    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Democrats on the U.S. Senate Foreign Relations Committee have been undertaking their own investigation, without Republicans, on what they term "Russia's malign influence around the world," a spokesman for the Democratic side of the committee said on Wednesday.

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