Political News http://enews.earthlink.net/channel/news/pol Political News Supplied by AP en-us (c) 2017 EarthLink Networks Inc. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:11:07 EST Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:20:45 EST 5 Montana congressman misled authorities on reporter's assault http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20171117/350e3b00-5c15-4b78-a4c2-f4098f218668 BILLINGS, Mont. (AP) — A Montana congressman misled investigators about his assault on a reporter the day before he was elected and claimed that the "liberal media" was "trying to make a story" out of it, according to documents released Friday. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 21:11:07 EST 20171117/350e3b00-5c15-4b78-a4c2-f4098f218668 By MATTHEW BROWN Associated Press Senate ethics, relatively silent, could face busy year http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20171117/ff652957-4c58-45bc-bdb4-073912c167d5 WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been nearly six years since the Senate Ethics Committee conducted a major investigation of a sitting senator. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:40:51 EST 20171117/ff652957-4c58-45bc-bdb4-073912c167d5 By MATTHEW DALY and KEVIN FREKING Associated Press Trump delays new policy on importing elephant parts http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20171117/b469dd0c-91d2-4a92-98e0-d7e969c57a29 WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Friday he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts." Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:29:26 EST 20171117/b469dd0c-91d2-4a92-98e0-d7e969c57a29 By DONNA CASSATA Associated Press The Latest: Trump delays policy on importing elephant parts http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20171117/c5f6bbe8-955c-414f-84f2-f2a8aa1e6101 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on a plan to allow importation of elephant parts (all times local): 7:55 p.m. President Donald Trump says he's delaying a new policy allowing the body parts of African elephants shot for sport to be imported until he can review "all conservation facts." Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:28:34 EST 20171117/c5f6bbe8-955c-414f-84f2-f2a8aa1e6101 Associated Press US puts Palestinians on notice: DC office may be shuttered http://enews.earthlink.net/article/pol?guid=20171117/38d6310e-94a8-4225-9f96-de46c2d37c25 WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration put the Palestinians on notice Friday that it will shutter their office in Washington unless they've entered serious peace talks with Israel, U.S. Fri, 17 Nov 2017 20:09:38 EST 20171117/38d6310e-94a8-4225-9f96-de46c2d37c25 By JOSH LEDERMAN and MATTHEW LEE Associated Press