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Trump’s Weird Speech To Boy Scouts Raises Eyebrows

25/07/2017

President Donald Trump threatened to fire Health and Human Services Secretary Tom Price if Congress does not repeal the Affordable Care Act. Speaking at the Boy Scout Jamboree on Monday, Trump told thousands of Boy Scouts that Price’s job was on the line. “Are you gonna get the votes? He better get them,” Trump...
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Trump Takes Aim At Jeff Sessions For Being ‘Weak’ On Hillary Clinton

25/07/2017

President Trump has been publicly criticizing Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Twitter, calling him “beleaguered” on Monday and accusing him early Tuesday of having “taken a VERY weak position on Hillary Clinton crimes.” Privately, Trump has been talking with advisers about possibly replacing Sessions, people familiar with the discussions told The Washington Post. They...
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McCain To Return To Congress For Health-Care Vote

25/07/2017

John McCain will return to Congress on Tuesday for a vote on the Senate’s yet-to-be-announced health-care policy, the Arizona Republican’s office said in a statement Monday night. McCain was recently announced to have brain cancer, and is on medical leave recovering from a tumor removal this month. His vote is critical for GOP senators...
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Senate Judiciary Committee Issues Subpoena For Paul Manafort

25/07/2017

The Senate Judiciary Committee on Monday night issued a subpoena to compel Trump campaign chief Paul Manafort’s presence at a public hearing Wednesday. “Mr. Manafort, through his attorney, said that he would be willing to provide only a single transcribed interview to Congress, which would not be available to the Judiciary Committee members or...
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Jared Kushner Reveals Undisclosed Meeting With Sergei Kislyak

24/07/2017

President Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, Jared Kushner, released new details Monday about his contacts with Russian officials, including a previously undisclosed encounter with Ambassador Sergei Kislyak in April 2016. In a statement prepared for his Senate Intel appearance, Kushner said he met Kislyak at a reception at the Mayflower Hotel in Washington, D.C. “The...
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Trump Reportedly Considering Rudy Giuliani For Attorney General

24/07/2017

President Donald Trump is considering replacing Attorney General Jeff Sessions with former campaign adviser Rudy Giuliani, according to a new report from Mike Allen at Axios. The president has publicly voiced his displeasure with Sessions, and Axios described Trump’s “fury” directed at the attorney general after he recused himself from the Russia investigation. Trump...
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Trump Blasts ‘Beleaguered’ Sessions for Not Looking Into Hillary Emails

24/07/2017

President Trump kicked off his week by tweeting about Russia. On Monday morning, Trump took a quote from Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) criticizing Hillary Clinton for blaming her loss on outside factors as a suggestion that it’s time to move on from the Russia investigation since “after one year of investigation” there’s...
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Jared Kushner Denies Collusion In Letter To Congress

24/07/2017

Early Monday, Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, released an 11-page statement to the House and Senate intelligence committees detailing what he described as “perhaps four contacts with Russian representatives out of thousands during the campaign and transition,” insisting that he “did not collude, nor know of anyone else in the campaign...
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Sessions Discussed Campaign with Russian Ambassador

21/07/2017

Jeff Sessions discussed Trump campaign-related matters with Russian ambassador, U.S. intelligence intercepts show. Russia’s ambassador to Washington told his superiors in Moscow that he discussed campaign-related matters, including policy issues important to Moscow, with Jeff Sessions during the 2016 presidential race, contrary to public assertions by the embattled attorney general, according to current and...
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‘Daily Show’ Shares Goodbye Video For Press Secretary Sean Spicer

21/07/2017

R.I.P. Sean Spicer as White House Press Secretary, 2017 – 2017 pic.twitter.com/y7QmJAroYH — The Daily Show (@TheDailyShow) July 21, 2017 The Daily Show just posted a funny goodbye video for Sean Spicer after he resigned as White House press secretary Friday. The video compilation of viral Spicer moments from the White House podium includes...
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Mueller Asks W.H. To Save Don Jr. Meeting Docs

21/07/2017

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has asked White House staff to preserve all documents relating to the meeting Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner, and Paul Manafort had with a Russian lawyer and others last year, CNN reported Friday. The notice reportedly requests the broad preservation of “any subjects discussed in the course of the June...
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Sean Spicer Resigns As White House Press Secretary

21/07/2017

White House Press Secretary Sean Spicer reportedly resigned on Friday morning in response to President Trump hiring New York financier Anthony Scaramucci as communications director. One official, speaking anonymously, remarked: “Surprised it took this long.” Additionally, The New York Times reported, “The president requested that Mr. Spicer stay on, but Mr. Spicer told Mr....
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Sergei Lavrov: Trump, Putin May Have Met More Times [VIDEO]

21/07/2017

President Trump may have met with Russian President Vladimir Putin more times than was previously reported at the G-20 summit in Germany earlier this month, according to Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov. Trump and Putin shook hands and then had a scheduled bilateral meeting, both of which were shared with the press at the...
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Sean Hannity is Obsessed with Trump & The Pee Pee Tape [VIDEO]

21/07/2017

Seth Myers exposed Sean Hannity last night as someone obsessed by the ‘Trump Dossier’, the file that James Comey presented to Trump as dirt that the Russians had on Trump including the infamous ‘pee pee tape’ where Trump is said to have had hookers come to the presidential suite in the Ritz Carlton in...
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Trump Jr.’s Russia Connect Represented Spy Agency

21/07/2017

The Russian lawyer who gave Donald Trump Jr. information on the Democratic National Committee previously represented Moscow’s spy agency in court, Reuters reported Friday. Natalia Veselnitskaya was retained by the FSB, the KGB’s successor, in a property dispute between 2005 and 2013, according to court documents seen by Reuters. Veselnitskaya has previously denied any...
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Trump Reportedly Building Case Against Mueller

21/07/2017

President Trump and some of his lawyers are actively looking at ways to undermine, discredit, or fire Robert Mueller, the special counsel leading an investigation into the Trump campaign and Russian interference in the 2016 election, including compiling a list of potential conflicts of interest that might be used to force out Mueller, The...
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Trump Inquires About His Powers to Issue Pardons to Himself & Family

20/07/2017

WAPO REPORTS: Trump’s lawyers explore pardoning powers and ways to undercut Russia investigation Trump has asked his advisers about his power to pardon aides, family members and even himself in connection with the probe, according to one of those people. A second person said Trump’s lawyers have been discussing the president’s pardoning powers among...
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Colbert Rips 2nd Undisclosed Trump-Putin Meeting [VIDEO]

20/07/2017

Stephen Colbert ripped President Trump for having an undisclosed second meeting with Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit earlier this month. “Really?” Colbert asked. “How stupid can you be? You’re in the middle of what could be the worst scandal in U.S. history. People think you colluded with the president of a...
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Jeff Sessions Vows To Stay On As Attorney General After Trump Criticism

20/07/2017

In an interview with The New York Times on Wednesday, President Trump said that if Attorney General Jeff Sessions had told him he would recuse himself from leading the investigation into Russian election meddling, Trump never would have appointed him. “Jeff Sessions takes the job, gets into the job, recuses himself, which frankly I...
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Mueller Expands Probe To Trump Business Transactions

20/07/2017

The U.S. special counsel investigation into possible ties between Russia and the 2016 Trump campaign has expanded its probe to examine transactions involving Trump’s businesses, Bloomberg reported on Thursday. The investigation is reportedly looking into several business deals, including Russian purchases of apartments in Trump buildings, the president’s involvement in a controversial SoHo development...
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U.S. Treasury Fines Exxon $2M for Violating Russia Sanctions

20/07/2017

The U.S. Treasury Department on Thursday said it’s fining Exxon Mobil Corp $2 million for showing “reckless disregard” for Russia sanctions, the Associated Press reported. Treasury said Exxon subsidiaries signed a deal with Igor Sechin, the chairman of a Russian oil giant, who is on a U.S. blacklist in May 2014. At the time,...
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Trump Stops Covert CIA Program To Arm Syrian Rebels

20/07/2017

President Trump decided within the last month to end a covert CIA program that armed and trained anti-government rebels in Syria, a move long sought by Syrian President Bashar al-Assad’s ally Russia, U.S. officials told The Washington Post. The program began in 2013 as a way to put pressure on Assad to resign, and...
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John McCain Diagnosed With Brain Cancer

19/07/2017

Sen. John McCain has been diagnosed with brain cancer. Doctors who performed surgery on the Arizona Republican to remove a blood clot last week revealed on Wednesday that the senator had a “primary brain tumor known as a glioblastoma was associated with the blood clot.” A Mayo Clinic statement said treatment options include a...
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Trump Says He Wouldn’t Have Hired Sessions Citing Recusal [LISTEN]

19/07/2017

President Trump said on Wednesday that he never would have appointed Attorney General Jeff Sessions had he known Mr. Sessions would recuse himself from overseeing the Russia investigation that has dogged his presidency, calling the decision “very unfair to the president.” In a remarkable public break with one of his earliest political supporters, Mr....
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Trump Jr. & Paul Manafort to Testify Before Senate July 26th

19/07/2017

BREAKING NEWS: Trump Jr. & Paul Manafort to testify before Senate Judiciary Committee on July 26 in reference to “Oversight of the Foreign Agents Registration Act and Attempts to Influence U.S. Elections.” CLICK TO WATCH LIVE HERE This from the Senate Judicial Committee Website Agenda: July 19, 2017 RESCHEDULED NOTICE OF COMMITTEE HEARING The...
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Trump’s Voter Fraud Commission Holds Inaugural Meeting

19/07/2017

The Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity met for the first time Wednesday. The commission was formed by President Trump after he claimed without evidence that he lost the popular vote in the 2016 presidential election because “millions” voted illegally. Though he offered no proof of such widespread fraud Wednesday, Trump reiterated that the...
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Russian Lawyer Who Met Trump Jr.: I’m Ready to Testify Before Congress

19/07/2017

Natalia Veselnitskaya, the Russian lawyer who met with Donald Trump Jr. following his father’s Republican presidential nomination, said she is ready to testify before Congress in order to calm the “mass hysteria” surrounding the meeting. Trump Jr. agreed to meet with Veselnitskaya because he believed she had damaging information about then-presidential candidate Hillary Clinton,...
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Trump, Putin Had Second Undisclosed Meeting At G20 Summit

18/07/2017

President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin had a second undisclosed meeting at the G-20 Summit in Hamburg, Germany, earlier this month, the White House confirmed Tuesday. The conversation reportedly occurred at the dinner for heads of state, hours after the two leaders’ formal bilateral meeting. It reportedly lasted for an hour and...
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Eighth Person in Trump Jr. Meeting Identified as Ike Kaveladze

18/07/2017

The eighth person at a June 2016 meeting between Donald Trump Jr. and a Russian lawyer has been identified. Ike Kavaladze’s attendance was confirmed by his lawyer Scott Balber, who also represents Emin and Aras Agalarov, the Russian billionaires who hosted Trump’s Miss Universe pageant in 2013. “Balber said Kaveladze works as a vice...
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House GOP Unveils 2018 Budget Plan, Setting Up Tax Battle

18/07/2017

On Monday, the Republican hopes to repeal and replace the Affordable Care Act essentially died, but by Tuesday morning the GOP was already moving on to the next big battle, a tax overhaul. On Tuesday morning, the House Budget Committee released its 2018 budget blueprint, which calls for significant increases in defense spending matched...
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