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Senate GOP Leaders Unveil Healthcare Bill – READ FULL TEXT

22/06/2017

Senate Republicans unveiled their version of a health-care overhaul Thursday that eliminates many provisions included in the Affordable Care Act. The bill would cut Medicaid, end the ACA’s mandate that Americans must have health insurance or pay a fine, and allow states to drop previously required benefits. The Senate bill maintains the structure of...
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Intel Chiefs To Mueller: Trump Suggested We Deny Collusion

22/06/2017

America’s top intelligence officials reportedly told Senate investigators and special counsel Robert Mueller’s team that President Trump asked them to publicly refute allegations of collusion between his 2016 campaign and the Russians, CNN reports. Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats and National Security Agency Director Mike Rogers told investigators about their interactions with the...
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Republicans To Unveil Senate Health-Care Bill Today

22/06/2017

Senate leaders on Wednesday began circulating a discussion draft of their proposal to replace ObamaCare a day before its scheduled formal release. The working document seeks to roll back taxes and penalties in the Affordable Care Act, cut back its Medicaid expansion, change the Obama-era health law’s subsidies, and give states more flexibility to...
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DHS: Russia Targeted Election Systems In 21 States

21/06/2017

Russian government hackers allegedly targeted internet-connected election systems in 21 states last year, a Department of Homeland Security official testified on Wednesday. Samuel Liles, the department’s acting director of the Office of Intelligence and Analysis Cyber Division, told the Senate Intelligence Committee that none of the systems involved in the hacking were involved with...
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Bloomberg: Business Ties Between Jared Kushner & Paul Manafort [VIDEO]

20/06/2017

Jared Kushner was a junior at Harvard when an enterprising political operative was drawn into his family’s orbit. His name: Paul Manafort. It was 2002, and, back then, few might have imagined that the two men’s worlds would intersect one day in the figure of Donald Trump. But the Kushners and the Manaforts, it...
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FBI Director Nominee Christopher Wray Deleted Reference To Russia Work

20/06/2017

FBI Director nominee Christopher Wray deleted a reference to his work on behalf of a client under investigation by Russia, his law firm told CNN. The detail was featured in Wray’s biography on King and Spalding’s website from 2009 to January 2017. Wray represented an unnamed “energy company president in a criminal investigation by...
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Journalists Not Allowed Recording White House Press Briefing

19/06/2017

Reporters were barred from recording video or audio footage during Monday afternoon’s White House press briefing. “Make no mistake about what we are all witnessing,” Jim Acosta, CNN’s senior White House correspondent tweeted. “This is a WH that is stonewalling the news media. Hiding behind no camera/no audio gaggles.” On CNN, Acosta described White...
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Atty: Trump ‘Not Under Investigation’ Despite Tweet

19/06/2017

President Donald Trump attorney Jay Sekulow claimed on Sunday that the president is not under investigation, despite the president’s tweets this week referring to one as a “witch hunt.” “Let me be clear here,” said Jay Sekulow, a member of the president’s legal team, on NBC’s “Meet The Press.” “The president is not and...
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Jared Kushner Traveling To The Middle East To Talk Peace

19/06/2017

President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, is headed to the Middle East this week, where he will attempt to secure a peace deal between the Israelis and the Palestinians, a White House official confirmed Sunday. He will be accompanied by Jason Greenblatt, an assistant to Trump and special representative for international negotiations....
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Trump Confirms He’s Under Investigation, Blames Rosenstein

16/06/2017

President Donald Trump on Friday morning blamed Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein for firing FBI Director James Comey, which Trump said he is under investigation for doing. Trump, however, told NBC News after the firing that he already decided to fire Comey before Rosenstein wrote a memo criticizing Comey for his handling of the...
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Robert Mueller Investigating Jared Kushner’s Business Dealings

16/06/2017

Jared Kushner’s business dealings are part of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into alleged collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, The Washington Post reports. Kushner, President Donald Trump’s son-in-law and adviser, has come under increased scrutiny for his alleged ties with Russia after it was reported that Kushner had attempted to establish a...
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Mike Pence Hires Personal Lawyer To Handle Spreading Russia Probe

16/06/2017

Vice Presidenr Mike Pence hired a private attorney to deal with the ongoing Russia investigations. The vice president’s office confirmed Thursday that Pence has hired outside legal counsel to handle the recently opened investigation headed by Special Counsel Robert Mueller and the ongoing congressional inquiries into Russian election meddling and any possible collusion by...
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Trump: Russia Probe The Single Greatest WITCH HUNT In American Political History

15/06/2017

President Trump greeted the world Thursday morning with his customary tweet, this time about the Russia probe. He wrote, “They made up a phony collusion with the Russians story, found zero proof, so now they go for obstruction of justice on the phony story. Nice.” On Wednesday evening, The Washington Post reported that Special...
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Trump Under Investigation by Mueller for Obstruction of Justice

14/06/2017

Special counsel is investigating Trump for possible obstruction of justice. According to the Washington Post, the special counsel overseeing the investigation into Russia’s role in the 2016 election is interviewing senior intelligence officials as part of a widening probe that now includes an examination of whether President Trump attempted to obstruct justice, officials said....
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Congressional Democrats To File Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump

14/06/2017

Nearly 200 Democratic members of Congress agreed to file a lawsuit Wednesday against President Trump alleging that by retaining interests in a global business empire he has violated constitutional restrictions on taking gifts and benefits from foreign leaders. The lead senator filing the complaint in federal district court, Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D-Conn.), said Tuesday...
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Sessions Dodges Questions On Kislyak Meeting, Trump Talks In Senate Hearing

14/06/2017

While testifying before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Tuesday about the ongoing Trump-Russia probe, Attorney General Jeff Sessions faced repeated questions about his role in President Trump’s firing of former FBI Director James Comey. Sessions said that his decision to recuse himself from the Russia probe was “not because of an asserted wrongdoing,” and...
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Aides Reportedly Warned Trump Against Having Robert Mueller Fired

14/06/2017

President Trump received pushback from several White House staffers after they learned he wanted Special Counsel Robert Mueller fired, several people with knowledge of the discussions told The New York Times. Mueller is heading the investigation into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, and Trump was told he would make a bad...
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AG Jeff Sessions to Testify Before Congress Tuesday [LIVE]

13/06/2017

Attorney General Jeff Sessions to testify in public Tuesday WATCH HERE LIVE STREAM Attorney General Jeff Sessions will testify at a public hearing of the Senate intelligence committee Tuesday afternoon, the committee said in a statement. This will be the first time Sessions has testified in Congress since he recused himself from the Justice...
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Russian Hackers ‘Breached’ 39 States’ Election Rolls

13/06/2017

Russia’s cyberattack on the U.S. electoral system before—and during—President Trump’s election was much more widespread than was publicly reported, Bloomberg News reports. Russian hackers hit systems in at least 39 states, with incursions into software systems and voter databases in nearly twice as many states as had been previously reported. In Illinois, for example,...
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Trump’s Personal Lawyer ‘Boasted That He Got Bharara Fired’

13/06/2017

President Trump’s personal lawyer, Marc Kasowitz, reportedly boasted to friends and colleagues that he was instrumental in the firing of Preet Bharara, the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York. Kasowitz allegedly warned Trump: “This guy is going to get you.” Kasowitz is advising Trump on the Russia probe and became...
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Report: Trump Discussed Firing Mueller

13/06/2017

President Donald Trump has reportedly discussed firing Robert Mueller, the special counsel tasked with investigating potential collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia. In a Monday appearance on PBS NewsHour, Trump’s friend, Newsmax CEO Chris Ruddy, said Trump was considering firing Mueller. “I think he’s considering perhaps terminating the special counsel,” Ruddy said. “I...
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Ivanka Factory Workers Claim Verbal Abuse, ‘Poverty Pay’

13/06/2017

Employees have begun speaking out about the perils of working in Ivanka Trump’s clothing factory in Subang, Indonesia, claiming untenably low wages, verbal abuse, and more. Some workers claim they are paid so little they cannot afford to live with their children. Others say they face anti-union intimidation. Some women say they have been...
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9th Circuit Court of Appeals Rules Against Trump’s Travel Ban

12/06/2017

A second federal appeals court has ruled against President Trump’s revised travel ban. The decision on Monday, from the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, in San Francisco, was the latest in a string of court rulings rejecting the administration’s efforts to limit travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. The administration...
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New York Attorney General Looking Into Eric Trump Foundation

10/06/2017

The New York attorney general, which has been investigating the Donald J. Trump Foundation for months, is now looking into the Eric Trump Foundation, after a report in Forbes exposed practices that seem to violate state laws. “The attorney general’s office is looking into the issues raised by this report,” said Eric Soufer, the...
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Trump Is ‘100 Percent’ Willing To Testify Under Oath To Contradict Comey

10/06/2017

President Trump said Friday he would be “100 percent” willing to testify under oath to contradict portions of former FBI Director James Comey’s Senate testimony. Trump insisted that he did not push Comey to “let go” of the investigation into ousted National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, nor did he ask for a pledge of...
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Trump Claims ‘Vindication’ After ‘Leaker’ Comey’s Testimony

09/06/2017

President Trump on Friday finally tweeted a response to former FBI Director James Comey’s hours-long testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee on Thursday, claiming “total and complete vindication.” Trump was silent on Twitter during Comey’s bombshell hearing, in which the former top cop alleged that the president fired him over the Russia investigation and...
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Trump’s Approval Rating Falls To New Low In Quinnipiac Poll

08/06/2017

President Trump’s approval rating dipped to a “new low” in the history of Quinnipiac University’s polling in their latest survey, released Wednesday. The poll found that just 34 percent of voters approve of the job Trump is doing, while 57 percent disapprove. Quinnipiac also found that voters aren’t convinced Trump is level-headed, with 68...
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Clapper: Watergate ‘Pales’ In Comparison To Russia Scandal

07/06/2017

James Clapper, former director of national intelligence, said the 1970s Watergate scandal “pales” in comparison to the current investigations looking into President Trump’s possible collusion with Russia. Clapper made the remarks during a speech to Australia’s National Press Club on Wednesday. “I think you compare the two, that Watergate pales, really, in my view,...
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Coats, Rogers, Rosenstein & McCabe Testify At Senate Intel

07/06/2017

Director of National Intelligence Dan Coats, National Security Agency Director Adm. Mike Rogers, acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe and Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will all testify before the Senate intelligence committee 24 hours before the Comey hearing. Rosenstein, Coats, Rogers, & McCabe testifying today @10:00AM EDT WATCH LIVE “Director Coats said he’d be...
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Trump To Nominate Christopher Wray As FBI Director

07/06/2017

President Trump on Wednesday morning announced that he will nominate Christopher A. Wray as new head of the FBI. Trump just weeks ago fired James Comey, the former director, in a controversial move. Trump tweeted on Wednesday, “I will be nominating Christopher A. Wray, a man of impeccable credentials, to be the new Director...
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