John Bolton is expected to “launch a massive shake-up” when he takes over next month at the National Security Council to clear out leaks, Foreign Policy magazine reported Friday. “Bolton can and will clean house,” one former White House official told the magazine. A second former White House official was more blunt: “Everyone who was
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A new poll of Nevada’s third congressional district Republican primary voters shows that former Senate candidate Danny Tarkanian has taken a commanding lead upon switching to the congressional race, with President Donald Trump’s endorsement. Tarkanian, at 37 percent, towers over the other candidates remaining in the primary. Michelle Mortensen gets just ten percent, Scott Hammond
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Atlanta Are those cracks in the wall? No, not the one the Trump administration continues to insist it’ll build whole, even though the $1.3-trillion spending bill famously described in urinal-terms by one Republican allocates spare change as a “down payment” on a type of non-concrete barrier that’s already in use. Rather: The wall manned by
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Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe defended himself Friday in an opinion piece in The Washington Post, saying he never dreamed “my FBI career would end this way.” Attorney General Jeff Sessions fired McCabe last Friday evening following an internal investigation that alleged he displayed a “lack of candor” to congressional investigators and that he
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Dozens of whales tragically died on the southwestern tip of Australia in the wee hours of Thursday morning. Sometime between late Wednesday night and early Thursday morning, more than 150 short-finned pilot whales beached themselves on Hamelin Bay in Western Australia. Piled upon one another, weakly thrashing, they slowly perished before a scatter of saddened
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Former Director of National Intelligence James Clapper said Friday that he was “blindsided” by President Donald Trump’s tweet attacking him for congressional testimony on his media contacts, slamming it as “a smear, innuendo.” “The real point here was to put out a smear, innuendo, which I can’t respond to, because I don’t know what they
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Vintage illustration of David and Goliath by Milo Winter (American, 1888 – 1956)/Getty Images by AWR Hawkins23 Mar 20180 23 Mar, 201823 Mar, 2018 The superintendent of Schuylkill County, Pennsylvania’s Blue Mountain School District says his students avail themselves of rocks with which to defend against mass shooters. WNEP reports that superintendent Dr. David Helsel told
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A march first announced by students who attend the Florida high school where 17 people were shot and killed by a man with a history of mental health issues last month has morphed into a worldwide anti-gun, anti-Second Amendment, anti-Trump protest directed, promoted, and funded by left-wing adults and adult-led organizations. According to the March
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President Donald Trump plans to visit Ohio next week to promote his plans to rebuild and repair the nation’s roads and bridges. Trump asked Congress in February to consider using a $200 billion federal investment to leverage more than $1 trillion in state, local and private funding to pay for improvements to the nation’s infrastructure,
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  by Joe Simonson Given all the indignities that travelers must endure when traversing through the nation’s airports, one would think passengers could avoid having their political convictions openly mocked by the terminal television screens blaring CNN — at least that’s what some are wondering given the network’s ideological shift over the last year.
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John Bolton said Friday that it was “an honor” to be named national security adviser by President Donald Trump. “I humbly accept his offer,” Bolton said on Twitter: President Trump tweeted Thursday that Bolton, 69, who served as United Nations ambassador under President George W. Bush, would succeed H.R, McMaster on April 9. I
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Former Vice President Joe Biden said student activists who survived the Valentine’s Day school shooting in Parkland, Florida, were “going to win” the battle they’re waging for tighter gun control laws, The Washington Times reported. “They’re going to win,” Biden told NBC News Friday, and then issued a dare, saying, “Watch.” “We can beat the
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Comedian Kathy Griffin announced Friday that she plans to attend this year’s White House Correspondents’ Dinner, nearly a year after her posing for a photo holding a bloody replica of President Donald Trump’s severed head spurred a two month Secret Service investigation. Honored that I’ll be attending the White House Correspondents’ Dinner for the first
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Pillsbury noted that Trump praised Chinese President Xi and thanked China for its assistance with the North Korean nuclear missile crisis even as tariffs were announced, framing the situation as a “major negotiation” between friendly states with competing interests rather than an all-out “trade war.” LISTEN: “He’s offering them some solutions that he hopes they’ll
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Members of President Donald Trump’s inner circle must either “get with the program or get out,” the commander-in-chief’s counselor Kellyanne Conway said on Friday. “It’s his agenda. If people support it, they should be here,” Conway said in an interview with Fox News’ “Fox & Friends.” “If they’re not with the program, you should get with
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After threatening to veto a $1.3 trillion omnibus spending bill before a midnight government shutdown deadline Friday morning, President Donald Trump ultimately signed the measure, citing national security concerns. “We need to take care of our military,” Trump said. Republicans praised the bill’s long-sought $80 billion boost in defense funding, adding up to $629 billion.
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Michael Savage excoriated President Donald Trump on Friday for signing a $1.3 trillion omnibus budget after initially opposing it, declaring: “Trump faked a veto.” “Why?” Savage asked on his syndicated radio program. “Did anyone force him to sign it? “We’ve gone from ‘The Art of the Deal’ to ‘The Art of the Squeal,'” he said,
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Rep. Trey Gowdy said President Donald Trump’s lawyers were doing him a “disservice” by keeping the focus of the Russia probe on claims of collusion by his campaign staff during the 2016 presidential election, The Hill reported Friday. Despite the controversial Christopher Steele dossier, the South Carolina Republican maintained the investigation would still be taking
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Feng Li/Getty Images by John Carney23 Mar 20180 23 Mar, 201823 Mar, 2018 The top editor of China’s state-run propaganda newspaper, The Global Times, tweeted that China plans to target tens of billions of dollars of U.S. products in retaliation for the $50 billion of tariffs on Chinese goods the U.S. announced yesterday. I learned that
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