Category: Politics

Trump met with Nunes to discuss potential replacements for Dan Coats: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks ‘the Squad’ as ‘racist group of troublemakers’ MORE reportedly met with Rep. Devin NunesDevin Gerald NunesWill Democrats be up to the task of publicly interviewing Mueller? Election security to take back seat at […]

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Lawyers For Trump ‘Super Fan’ Cesar Sayoc Say Trump’s Rhetoric Inspired Terrorist Plot On Democrats

Cesar Sayoc, the fanatical Donald Trump fan who mailed package bombs to the president’s political opponents, is a cognitively limited sexual abuse survivor who thought of the now-president as a “surrogate father” and came to believe in an “alternative reality” fueled in part by Trump’s attacks on his political opponents, his attorneys told a federal […]

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Man Seen on Video Being Asked to ‘Leave’ A$AP Rocky Alone Is Set Free As Rapper Continues Stay in a Swedish Jail

Photo: Steven Lawton (Getty) As A$AP Rocky remains held in a Swedish jail waiting to find out if he will be charged with a crime, freedom has come to one person connected to the case—one of the men the rapper charges came at him, forcing him to defend himself. According to the Los Angeles Times, […]

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Justice Department tells Mueller to limit scope of testimony

The Justice Department told former special counsel Robert Mueller to limit his highly anticipated congressional testimony to information contained in the public version of his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a letter released Monday, Bradley Weinsheimer, an associate deputy attorney general, wrote to Mueller in response to a request for guidance […]

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What To Expect From Robert Mueller’s Testimony To Congress

Robert Mueller is diligently preparing for his highly anticipated public testimony to Congress on Wednesday, about three months after the special counsel’s team released a redacted report on its Russia investigation for the country to read. For his back-to-back hearings with the House Judiciary Committee and the House Intelligence Committee, Mueller reportedly has a prepared […]

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GOP governors urge Sarah Sanders to run in Arkansas

Former White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ attendance at an exclusive GOP retreat in Aspen, Colorado, this week has revved up speculation among many party operatives that she is preparing for a run for governor of Arkansas in 2022. On Sunday night, Sanders was an invited guest at a fundraising dinner as part of […]

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Trump lashes out at media after border criticism

President TrumpDonald John TrumpChelsea Clinton announces birth of third child Ukrainian officials and Giuliani are sharing back-channel campaign information: report Trump attacks ‘the Squad’ as ‘racist group of troublemakers’ MORE attacked the press for giving his administration “zero credit” for its work on a wall on the southern border in a tweet Monday evening.  “When we […]

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DOJ tells Mueller to limit testimony to his public report

The Justice Department on Monday told former special counsel Robert MuellerRobert (Bob) Swan MuellerThis week: Mueller dominates chaotic week on Capitol Hill Top Republican considered Mueller subpoena to box in Democrats Kamala Harris says her Justice Dept would have ‘no choice’ but to prosecute Trump for obstruction MORE that he should limit his Wednesday testimony […]

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Justice Dept tells Mueller to limit scope of testimony

The Justice Department told former special counsel Robert Mueller to limit his highly anticipated congressional testimony to information contained in the unredacted version of his report on Russian interference in the 2016 election. In a letter released Monday, Bradley Weinsheimer, an associate deputy attorney general, wrote to Mueller in response to a request for guidance […]

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‘I Cannot Tell a Lie’: Decision to Paint Over George Washington Mural Raises Dem Fears of a Campaign Gift to Trump

Former San Francisco Mayor Willie BrownPhoto: Frazer Harrison (Getty) Controversy is roiling Democratic circles in San Francisco over a controversial decision by the city’s school board to paint over an early-20th-century mural that depicts George Washington as a slave owner as well as a military commander who oversaw the decimation of Native Americans. Supporters of […]

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Trump says he supports 2-year bipartisan budget deal

Decriminalizing unauthorized border crossing is not a particularly popular idea among Americans, a new NPR/PBS News Hour/Marist poll suggests. In total, 66 percent of those surveyed think it’s a bad idea, compared to just 27 percent who support it. The debate is more split among party lines, with 87 percent of Republicans opposed compared to […]

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