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Speaker John Boehner (R-OH) took another swipe at Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-NV) for suggesting that the House border crisis bill may be used as a vehicle for bicameral conference negotiations on comprehensive immigration reform.

"Instead of addressing the crisis at hand Senate Democrats are talking up some nutso scheme to jam through the Senate immigration bill, even though they know it will never happen," he told reporters on Thursday, repeating that the House won't consider the Senate-passed immigration legislation no matter the context.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — CIA Director John Brennan is apologizing to Senate intelligence committee leaders after his inspector general found that CIA employees acted improperly when the CIA searched Senate computers earlier this year.

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MSNBC host and former Republican Rep. Joe Scarborough offered a heated criticism of Israel during his show on Thursday, saying the nation appeared to be carrying out "indiscriminate" killings during its conflict in Gaza.

“I’ve always been a 100 percent supporter of Israel. The joke in Congress was anytime I wanted a key to the city of Tel Aviv, I could, you know, get a gold-plated one,” Scarborough said on “Morning Joe.”

But, he said, recent reports from the Middle East were troubling.

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