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Trump Pushed Montenegro PM To Get To The Front World Leaders

25/05/2017

During his first joint meeting with North Atlantic Treaty Organization leaders, President Trump on Thursday appeared to push aside the prime minister of Montenegro aside. In a video of the interaction, the president comes up from behind and then shoves Montenegro’s Dusko Markovic to get to the front of the group of world leaders....
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4th Circuit Court Of Appeals Upholds Block On Trump’s Travel Ban

25/05/2017

The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a nationwide injunction against President Trump’s travel ban on Thursday, saying the executive order “drips with religious intolerance, animus, and discrimination.” Trump’s executive order planned to restrict travel from several predominantly Muslim countries. In particular, the ruling noted that president Trump’s power to deny entry to immigrants,...
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Trump Meets EU, NATO Leaders In Brussels

25/05/2017

On Thursday in Brussels, President Trump met for the first time with leaders of the European Union and NATO, the 27-member alliance he once dismissed as “obsolete.” Trump arrived in Brussels on Wednesday, after a stop in Italy. Following a meeting at the European Union headquarters with European Council President Donald Tusk and European...
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Montana GOP’s Gianforte Charged After Body Slam Attack on Reporter

25/05/2017

The Montana Republican candidate for Congress who is accused of body-slamming Ben Jacobs, a reporter for The Guardian, has been issued a citation for misdemeanor assault. Greg Gianforte was making a campaign appearance Thursday when Jacobs asked him a question. “We’ll talk to you about that later,” Gianforte said, according to an audio recording...
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EX CIA Chief: Russians Contacted Trump Campaign

23/05/2017

Former CIA Director John Brennan told the House intelligence committee Tuesday that he warned Russia against meddling in the U.S. presidential election. Testifying to the House Intelligence Committee, Brennan said that on Aug. 4, 2016, he spoke to Alexander Bortnikov, who is the head of Russia’s FSB, and told him that if the Kremlin...
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White House Releases Trump Budget With Deep Cuts To Health Programs

23/05/2017

The White House on Tuesday unveiled Trump’s first full budget. The $4.1 trillion plan includes steep cuts to Medicaid, the Children’s Health Insurance Program, social services for the low-income and disabled, most federal agencies, farm subsidies, federal pension benefits, college loans, highway funds, medical research, and foreign aid, paired with billions more for the...
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Trump Asked Intelligence Chiefs To Deny Evidence Of Russia Collusion

22/05/2017

President Donald Trump asked two of the country’s most senior intelligence officials to publicly deny the existence of any evidence linking his presidential campaign with Russian efforts to undermine the American political process, The Washington Post reported on Monday evening. According to the Post, Trump appealed to Daniel Coats, the director of national intelligence,...
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Trump Seems To Confirm Israel Was Source Of Intel He Gave Russians

22/05/2017

President Trump on Monday seemed to confirm The New York Times’ report that Israel was the source of classified intelligence he revealed to Russian officials during an Oval Office visit several weeks ago. “I never mentioned the word or the name Israel. Never mentioned during that conversation,” he told reporters during a press availability...
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WH Moves To Block Ethics Inquiry On Ex-Lobbyists On Payroll

22/05/2017

The White House has sent a letter to the head of the Office of Government Ethics challenging his legal authority to demand the names of former lobbyists who have been granted waivers to work in President Trump’s administration. The highly unusual move, if successful, would make it impossible to know which, if any, officials...
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Flynn Will Invoke Fifth Amendment, Refuse To Comply With Subpoena

22/05/2017

Former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn will refuse to comply with a subpoena and invoke his Fifth Amendment rights against self-incrimination on Monday, according to a report by the Associated Press. The subpoena seeking documents was issued by the Senate Intelligence Committee regarding an investigation into Russian meddling—and President Trump’s potential role in that...
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President Trump In Tel Aviv, Israel For Mideast Peace Talks

22/05/2017

President Trump arrived in Israel from Saudi Arabia on Monday, for a 36-hour visit that includes a meeting in the West Bank with Palestinian leader Mahmoud Abbas. Trump will also meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and has scheduled a visit to the Wailing Wall in East Jerusalem and a 15-minute tour of...
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Report: Trump Budget Proposes Deep Cuts To Medicaid

22/05/2017

President Trump’s budget proposal, scheduled for release on Tuesday, will feature major cuts to Medicaid and changes to programs that help low-income Americans, people familiar with the planning told The Washington Post. When it comes to Medicaid, the budget follows through on a bill House Republicans passed that cuts more than $800 billion over...
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Trump To Russians: Firing ‘Nut Job’ Comey Eased Probe ‘Pressure’

19/05/2017

President Trump reportedly told Russian officials on May 10 in the Oval Office that firing “nut job” ex-FBI Director James Comey relieved “great pressure” on him, according to The New York Times. “I just fired the head of the FBI He was crazy, a real nut job,” Trump allegedly said, based on a document...
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Trump To Embark On High-Stakes 8-Day Trip Abroad

19/05/2017

President Trump sets off Friday on his first foreign tour since taking office, making five stops in four countries over eight days. Joined by first lady Melania Trump and a large retinue of advisers, Trump will visit Saudi Arabia, Israel, Italy, and Belgium. The agenda includes attending the NATO and G7 summits; meetings with...
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Fahrenheit 11/9: Moore New Plan To ‘Destabilize’ Trump’s Presidency

19/05/2017

Michael Moore has a new plan to ‘Destabilize’ Trump’s presidency and his administration through satire,” the Weinstein Company has acquired “Fahrenheit 11/9,” Moore’s latest documentary. The “11/9” in the new project’s title refers to the day Trump was declared President of the United States, at 2:29 AM ET on November 9, 2016. Moore has...
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Trump Asked Comey When FBI Would Announce He Was Not Under Investigation

18/05/2017

President Trump called the F.B.I. director, James B. Comey, weeks after he took office and asked him when federal authorities were going to put out word that Mr. Trump was not personally under investigation, according to two people briefed on the call. Mr. Comey told the president that if he wanted to know details...
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Trump: Greatest ‘Witch Hunt’ In US History

18/05/2017

President Trump protested what he perceived to be unfair treatment following the Justice Department’s appointment Wednesday evening of a special prosecutor to oversee the investigation into Russian influence in the 2016 election. “With all of the illegal acts that took place in the Clinton campaign Obama Administration, there was never a special counsel...
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Fmr. Fox News Chief Roger Ailes Dead At 77

18/05/2017

Fox News founder Roger Ailes died Thursday morning, his wife, Elizabeth Ailes, said in a statement. “Roger was a loving husband to me, to his son Zachary, and a loyal friend to many,” she wrote. “He was also a patriot, profoundly grateful to live in a country that gave him so much opportunity to...
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House Majority Leader in 2016: ‘I Think Putin Pays’ Trump – READ TRANSCRIPT

17/05/2017

One month before Donald Trump won the Republican nomination, House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy claimed in private that Trump was likely receiving payments from Russian President Vladimir Putin. “There’s two people I think Putin pays: Rohrabacher and Trump,” the Republican leader said in audio of a June 15, 2016 exchange, listened to, verified, and...
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Trump Was Aware Flynn Was Under Investigation Before Inauguration

17/05/2017

According to a report in The New York Times, former national security adviser Michael Flynn informed President Trump’s transition team weeks before the inauguration that he was under federal investigation. The alleged warning which came about a month after the Justice Department notified Flynn of the inquiry, which focused on his alleged secret work...
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McCain: Trump Scandal Has Hit ‘Watergate Size’

17/05/2017

Former GOP presidential candidate Sen. John McCain, responding to multiple reports that President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to halt the bureau’s investigation into Michael Flynn, said Tuesday evening that Trump’s various scandals had reached a “Watergate size and scale. “I think we’ve seen this movie before. I think it appears at...
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Putin: I’ll Release Trump-Lavrov Meeting Records

17/05/2017

Vladimir Putin on Wednesday said he would be willing to hand over to U.S. lawmakers the transcripts of Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov’s meeting with President Trump. According to Putin, the U.S. president had not passed on any classified information to Lavrov during their Oval Office visit last week, and such transcripts, the Russian...
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Report: Israel Was Source Of Secret Trump Intel

16/05/2017

President Trump disclosed classified information provided by Israel during a talk with top Russian officials in the Oval Office, The New York Times reported Monday. As originally reported by the Washington Post, Trump shared the information with Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov and Ambassador Sergey Kislyak last week during their visit to the White House....
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McMaster: Trump Didn’t Even Know Where Info Came From

16/05/2017

President Trump’s national security adviser, Gen. H.R. McMaster, said on Tuesday that the commander-in-chief wasn’t aware of where his information came from when he divulged it to Russian officials last week in the Oval Office. Following a media firestorm over the president sharing classified information with foreign officials, McMaster defended Trump’s conversation with the...
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Trevor Noah Rips Trump For Revealing “Highly Classified” Intel To Russians

16/05/2017

Trevor Noah rips Mr. Trump over classified leaked intel to the Russians “So the good news is, Trump listens during intel briefings. And the bad news is, Trump listens during intel briefings.”
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Colbert To Trump: Please Resign [VIDEO]

16/05/2017

Last night Stephen Colbert addressed the news reports of President Trump leaking highly classified intelligence when he met with Russian officials last week. “Well, ladies and gentlemen, I’ve got good news, and I got bad news. The bad news: The Washington Post reports that Donald Trump revealed highly classified information to the Russian foreign...
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Trump To Host Turkish President Erdogan At White House Today

16/05/2017

On Tuesday, President Trump will hold a meeting at the White House with Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan. Key topics are expected to be Turkey’s opposition to a Trump plan to arm Kurdish fighters for an offensive to capture the Islamic State capital of Raqqa, and Turkey’s call for the U.S. to extradite a...
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Yates: Russians Had ‘Real Leverage’ Over Flynn [VIDEO]

16/05/2017

Russian officials had “real leverage” over former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, former Acting Attorney General Sally Yates told CNN. In a new interview with Anderson Cooper, Yates says Flynn was in a “serious compromise situation,” which led her to inform the White House. Before his dismissal, Flynn lied to Vice President Mike Pence,...
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Joe: FBI Contacts Say it’s a Criminal Issue with Russia & Trump Knows It

15/05/2017

Morning Joe says FBI pulling the string on Trump There was an interesting panel discussion on Morning Joe that is worth noting. John Heilemann pointed out that Trump had a calculated reason for the firing of FBI Director James Comey. “He knew he was going to take a lot of heat for this,” Heilemann...
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NATO Meeting Will Be Arranged Accordingly To Trump’s ‘Short Attention Span’

15/05/2017

NATO officials are looking to cater their upcoming international meeting to President Trump’s infamously short attention span, Foreign Policy reported on Monday. Among the changes reportedly being implemented by the alliance: limiting talks to two-to-four minutes in length, and not posting a full post-meeting statement cementing NATO’s latest strategy to emerge from its talks....
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