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Trump says he'll nominate Barr for attorney general

President Donald Trump says he will nominate William Barr, former President George H.W. Bush's attorney general, to serve in the same role. President Trump also announced he will nominate Heather Nauert to be the next US ambassador to the United Nations.

McConnell: Congress close to passing farm bill

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell has told a Kentucky farm group that federal lawmakers are close to passing a new farm bill that will include full legalization of hemp - a crop gaining a foothold in Kentucky.