Category: Political News

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Trump to Launch Attack on North Korea?

A new White House internal review shows the possibility of military force against North Korea by the Trump administration.

/ March 6, 2017
'Fake News' Outlets Booted From White House Presser

‘Fake News’ Outlets Booted From White House Presser

News outlets dubbed “fake” by President Trump were blocked from an informal, on-the-record White House briefing Friday.

/ February 25, 2017
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What Did Trump Know About Flynn’s Talks With Russia?

Press secretary Sean Spicer says an “erosion of trust” led to Michael Flynn’s firing… But Trump knew of his talks with Russia weeks ago.

/ February 15, 2017
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Top Trump Aide in Hot Water, Future Uncertain

Embattled national security adviser Michael Flynn’s fate as one of President Donald Trump’s senior aides is uncertain following reports that he discussed U.S. sanctions with a Russian envoy before Trump’s inauguration. A top White House official sidestepped repeated chances Sunday...

/ February 14, 2017
Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

Court Refuses to Reinstate Trump Travel Ban

A federal appeals court refused to reinstate President Donald Trump’s ban on travelers from seven predominantly Muslim nations, unanimously rejecting the administration’s claim of presidential authority, questioning its motives and concluding that the order was unlikely to survive legal challenges....

/ February 10, 2017
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Trump ‘Brand’ Cited in First Lady Lawsuit

First lady Melania Trump has said little about what she intends to do with her prominent position. But in new court documents, her lawyers say that the “multi-year term” during which she “is one of the most photographed women in...

/ February 10, 2017
Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Vice President Pence Breaks Tie to Confirm DeVoss

Charter school advocate Betsy DeVos won confirmation as education secretary Tuesday by the slimmest of margins, pushed to approval only by the historic tie-breaking vote of Vice President Mike Pence. Two Republicans, Susan Collins of Maine and Lisa Murkowski of...

/ February 9, 2017
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Investigation Reveals Trump’s SCOTUS Pick Is No Abortion Crusader

As a presidential candidate, Donald Trump promised a crusading anti-abortion Supreme Court nominee who would work to overturn the Roe v. Wade opinion that legalized abortion. But an Associated Press review of decisions and writings by Neil Gorsuch, the federal...

/ February 2, 2017
White House Reverses Stance on Green Card Holders

White House Reverses Stance on Green Card Holders

The White House on Sunday tried to tamp down concerns about President Donald Trump’s sweeping immigration order in the face of widespread protests, as some Republicans in Congress urged him to proceed with caution in the face of legal pushback....

/ January 30, 2017
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Trump Travel Ban Causes Chaos

President Donald Trump’s immigration order sowed more chaos and outrage across the country Sunday, with travelers detained at airports, panicked families searching for relatives and protesters registering opposition to the sweeping measure that was blocked by several federal courts. Attorneys...

/ January 30, 2017