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National security adviser Flynn discussed sanctions with Russian ambassador, despite denials, officials say

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National security adviser Michael Flynn privately discussed U.S. sanctions against Russia with that country’s ambassador to the United States during the month before President Trump took office, contrary to public ...

Sweden Formally Asks U.S. What Trump Meant By "Last Night In Sweden"

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Chip in $4 go Sweden's Foreign Ministry has formally asked the U.S. State Department to clarify a bizarre statement from President Donald Trump at a campaign rally in Florida on ...

Trump's deportation raids: What we know and don't know

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Late last week, immigration agents in Seattle arrested a 23-year-old undocumented Mexican immigrant named Daniel Ramírez Medina—the first time, according to Reuters, a "Dreamer" was apprehended since Donald Trump entered ...

Betsy DeVos-Led Education Dept. Misspells Civil Rights Leader's Name

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Chip in $4 go UPDATE: After about three hours, the education department finally attempted to correct the tweet, but in doing so made another mistake, writing "our deepest apologizes" instead ...

Kellyanne Conway's white nationalist retweet is no mistake

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Late Monday, coming off of a long evening of responding to Gen. Mike Flynn's resignation as National Security Adviser, senior Trump adviser Kellyanne Conway found solace in a tweet from ...

Ivanka Trump In 2006: My Father "Wears A Pink Bathrobe"

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Chip in $4 go Ivanka Trump said in a 2006 appearance on "The Apprentice" that her father wears a pink bathrobe, casting further doubt on the White's House assertion that ...

Elizabeth Warren just found her next fight

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Elizabeth Warren is going all-in against President Donald Trump's nominee to head the Department of Labor. The Massachusetts senator sent a scathing, 28-page letter detailing questions for Andy Puzder—the CEO ...

This bill would require abortions to be approved by men

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In Oklahoma, abortion rights advocates breathed a big sigh of relief when a particularly draconian measure, requiring a woman seeking an abortion to get written approval from the man who ...

Of course Trump's health secretary is a friend of big tobacco

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The man Donald Trump has chosen to direct health policy for the federal government has close ties to the tobacco industry he will soon be charged with regulating. Rep. Tom ...

Anti-Muslim hate groups in America have tripled with the rise of Trump

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The number of anti-Muslim hate groups in America tripled last year, according to a report released Wednesday by the Southern Poverty Law Center, a watchdog organization that tracks political extremists.

"How Embarrassing": Trump Clarifies Sweden Reference, Admits He Was Parroting Fox News

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Chip in $4 go In from the golf course, President Donald Trump took to Twitter late Sunday to clarify his apparent reference to a nonexistent terror attack in Sweden during ...

White House posts wrong versions of Trump's orders on its website

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WASHINGTON — The White House has posted inaccurate texts of President Trump's own executive orders on the White House website, raising further questions about how thorough the Trump administration has ...

Does Donald Trump's Supreme Court nominee believe the Constitution is God's Law?

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During his confirmation hearings, scheduled to begin March 20, Supreme Court nominee Neil Gorsuch will face a thorough grilling about his legal philosophy. Among the topics likely to come up ...

"Jane Roe" has died. Abortion rights might not be far behind.

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Norma McCorvey, the "Jane Roe" plaintiff in the Roe v. Wade Supreme Court case that legalized abortion in the United States, died Saturday at at an assisted-living facility in Katy,

Trump Administration Now Claims Border Wall "Will Pay For Itself"

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Chip in $4 go During his campaign, President Donald Trump said Mexico would pay for his proposed U.S.-Mexico border wall.After his election victory, Trump quickly backtracked, saying American taxpayers would ...

The Capital’s hottest restaurants will shut down to protest Trump

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Urban dwellers in Washington, DC, will have a tough time dining out tomorrow: A growing number of the city's restaurants and bars will be closed in solidarity with a strike ...

Priebus: Trump "Believes In A Free Press" Even Though He's Trying To Suppress It

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Chip in $4 go Chief of Staff Reince Priebus is doubling down on President Donald Trump's tweet from Friday in which he claimed the mainstream media is "the enemy of ...

Democrats to White House: What did Trump know, and when did he know it?

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Michael Flynn may have lost his job as national security adviser, but congressional Democrats have made clear that they aren't going to let the Trump administration sweep the scandal under ...

Justice Department warned White House that Flynn could be vulnerable to Russian blackmail, officials say

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The acting attorney general informed the Trump White House late last month that she believed Michael Flynn had misled senior administration officials about the nature of his communications with the ...

The Trump deportation regime has begun

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Early Thursday, immigration attorneys in Los Angeles started getting calls from clients across the city. Some callers reported being picked up by Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) agents at their ...

Nuclear experts are freaked out by Trump's ignorance of this key treaty

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President Donald Trump's apparent ignorance and skepticism of a key nuclear arms reduction treaty between the US and Russia have nuclear arms experts concerned about the country's vulnerability on one ...

CNN: US intelligence has confirmed parts of the Trump-Russia memos

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US investigators have confirmed parts of the 35-page batch of memos compiled by a former British spy, CNN reported Friday afternoon. The memos, first written about by Mother Jones in ...

Trump just had a crazy nervous breakdown on national television

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President Donald Trump intensified his attack on the media in a wild press conference Thursday, once again characterizing the press as "dishonest" in response to recent reports that have depicted ...

Trump repeatedly ducks questions about alleged campaign contacts with Russia

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In a wide-ranging and an at-times erratic press conference that lasted more than an hour Thursday afternoon, President Donald Trump said that he had "nothing to do" with any possible ...

Michael Flynn Has Just Resigned As National Security Advisor

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Beleaguered National Security Advisor Michael Flynn has resigned in the face of mounting controversy related to his communications with the Russian government, according to reports from multiple news outlets. TIME's ...

Trump Blasts Report of "Repeated" Campaign Contact with Russia

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President Donald Trump angrily repudiated a New York Times report that alleged his aides engaged in "repeated" contact with Russian officials throughout the campaign, taking to his Twitter account on ...

The mysterious disappearance of the biggest scandal in Washington

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The biggest election-related scandal since Watergate occurred last year, and it has largely disappeared from the political-media landscape of Washington. According to the consensus assessment of US intelligence agencies, Russian ...

Breaking: A federal appeals court just ruled against Trump's "Muslim Ban"

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A panel of three federal appeals court judges on Thursday dealt another blow to President Donald Trump's executive order temporarily banning people from seven predominantly Muslim countries and all refugees ...

Here's why Michael Flynn still needs to be investigated

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With Michael Flynn's resignation, the Flynn story is not done—and neither is the need for an investigation of Flynn and his contacts with Russia. Late on Monday night, Flynn, Donald ...

The Clinton campaign sent fake phishing emails to its own staff

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Hillary Clinton's run for the White House will be remembered for many things, but information security isn't likely to be one of them. Her campaign was buffeted by two major ...

If Trump gets his way, these will be the first places to ban abortion

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Like many Democrats, State Rep. Sara Feigenholtz, who is now in her 12th term representing Illinois' 12th district, didn't expect Donald Trump to win the presidency. But on November 9,

Here's why Donald Trump can't come clean on Russia

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There is an old chestnut that gets tossed out whenever a scandal hits: It's not the crime, it's the cover-up. The saying traces back to Watergate. Sen. Howard Baker, the ...

A police department in Dallas lost years of evidence after a cyberattack

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In early January, Collin Beggs, a criminal defense lawyer in Dallas, was talking with a Dallas County prosecutor about police video evidence that he'd been trying to get for months ...

Trump just held his first campaign rally for the 2020 race

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On Saturday, just one month into his presidency, President Donald Trump held the first rally of his 2020 presidential campaign. Trump was introduced by several Florida congressmen before making a ...

Here are the churches fighting back against Trump's immigration crackdown

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For the past eight years, Jeanette Vizguerra had shown up for every one of her required check-ins with US Immigrations and Customs Enforcement. Though Vizguerra, an undocumented immigrant from Mexico,

New documents reveal how Trump's deportation plan will really work

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In memos released to the media Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Donald Trump's controversial executive orders on immigration, laying out a blueprint for ...