President Donald Trump again criticized Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into the possibility that the Trump campaign colluded with Russia, calling it a “witch hunt.” The president expressed his thoughts on Twitter, quoting Judge Ken Starr and Jonathan Turley on the Russia investigation to bolster his case. “I have seen nothing, the firing of James Comey
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Despite some dire predictions about Republicans losing their House majority in the midterm elections, the GOP could still manage to stay in control, according to Politico. The website pointed to recent polls showing generic congressional ballots ticking upward for Republicans.  And it noted President Donald Trump’s approval ratings going up, as well. If the GOP
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A federal judge on Monday issued a sweeping ban on the U.S. government revoking deportation protection of immigrants brought to the United States illegally as children. U.S. District Court Judge Philip Gutierrez expanded a preliminary injunction he issued earlier in a lawsuit that alleges the Trump administration is yanking people out of the Deferred Action
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For recipients of the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program, a sigh of relief: The Supreme Court on Monday effectively upheld a lower court’s ruling that the White House cannot end DACA, which provides legal status to people brought to America illegally as children, until challenges to the administration’s decision have worked their way through
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President Donald Trump will inspect the border-wall prototypes in mid-March, according to the Washington Post. The timing may put the President at the California test site as Democrats consider whether to block the 2018 budget to halt $1.6 billion in wall-construction funds. The funds have appropriated by House and Senate committees, but have not approved
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Getty Images by John Binder26 Feb 2018Washington, D.C.0 26 Feb, 201826 Feb, 2018 The avid free trade-wing of President Trump’s administration is trying to convince him to weaken his economic nationalist agenda, which is expected to include harsh tariffs on potentially hundreds of imported Chinese goods. White House advisers Gary Cohn, Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin,
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Former Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad warned Iran’s Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei last week that that Islamic Republic’s ruling system has lost its legitimacy and demanded “fundamental reforms,” saying its leaders should be replaced through free and fair presidential elections. “In the current situation, keeping the heads of the three powers of the regime (executive,
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The Washington Post’s two leading “conservative” opinion contributors, Max Boot and Jennifer Rubin, dropped all pretense of being conservatives in the aftermath of last week’s Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC). Boot’s admission, titled “If this is what conservatism has become, count me out,” came Sunday after years of articles in which he attacked President Donald
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U.S. President Donald Trump’s administration and vital Asian allies are reportedly working on coordinating an unprecedented crackdown on ships suspected of evading sanctions on the murderous North Korean regime led by dictator Kim Jong-un. The revelation, first reported by Reuters, comes days after the U.S. imposed what President Donald Trump described as unprecedented new sanctions
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Washington, D.C., Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday said she will introduce legislation to ban bump stocks in the District following renewed discussion about gun reform after a gunman opened fire at a high school in Florida on Feb. 14, killing 17. “Americans are demanding common-sense action, and as leaders, we must listen and act,” Bowser said.
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Washington, D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser on Monday said she will introduce legislation to ban bump stocks in the District following renewed discussion about gun reform after a gunman opened fire at a high school in Florida on Feb. 14, killing 17. “Americans are demanding common-sense action, and as leaders, we must listen and act. Bump
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An elusive fix for an Obama-era program that protects young illegal immigrants brought to the country as children could end up in next month’s massive government funding bill, GOP senators predict. Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., said Monday that including a short-term deal on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals in the funding legislation was one
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Rep. Steve Scalise, R-La., the House Majority Whip shot last year by a man who was reportedly distraught over President Donald Trump’s election, met Monday with the survivors from the Feb. 14 mass shooting at a Florida high school, The Hill reports. Scalise told TMZ before his flight he was looking forward to the visit. “I appreciate
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