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Why Trump's $100 billion Saudi arms deal might be illegal

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As Donald Trump heads to Riyadh today on his first international trip as president, he brings with him a gift: a massive arms deal reportedly worth more than $100 billion ...

The fight for France's soul is just beginning

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French voters on Sunday elected Emmanuel Macron—a 39-year-old centrist, pro-European Union, pro-NATO political newcomer—as the nation's next president. Macron's victory has been hailed as a major setback for the wave ...

First Republican congressman suggests Trump may have committed impeachable offense

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For the first time, a Republican member of Congress has gone on record suggesting that one of the scandals engulfing President Donald Trump could be an impeachable offense. Rep. Justin ...

The Jon Ossoff special election will come down to this one factor

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On April 18, Democrat Jon Ossoff came within a hair of winning the congressional seat for Georgia's 6th District, a strong showing in suburban Atlanta district that has long been ...

Trump's Top Intelligence Official Says Trump Has No Grand Plan to Protect US Elections

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On Wednesday, as the political firestorm caused by President Donald Trump's firing of FBI chief James Comey raged, Trump met in the White House with Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrov ...

Trump drops "human rights" from top White House job

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On Saturday, President Donald Trump had what the White House described as a "very friendly" chat with Rodrigo Duterte, the authoritarian leader of the Philippines who has encouraged the extrajudicial ...

The White House lied about the Comey firing, according to acting FBI director

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The White House has offered shifting justifications for President Donald Trump's firing of FBI Director James Comey. White House officials initially insisted that the Department of Justice initiated the firing ...

Why Donald Trump's firing of James Comey should be investigated

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There are multiple investigations of the Trump-Russia scandal underway, including two conducted by the House and Senate intelligence committees, one by a Senate judiciary subcommittee, and one (or more) by ...

The Trump family is bolstering its Dubai connection

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On Saturday, Donald Trump Jr. gave the commencement speech at the American University in Dubai, where he urged the graduates to emulate his father. "Whether you will be successful at ...

These 24 Republicans were already vulnerable—and now they just voted to repeal Obamacare

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On Thursday afternoon, the House of Representatives narrowly passed the American Health Care Act, which would repeal the Affordable Care Act and leave in its place...something else. We don't really ...

Why the Sally Yates hearing was very bad news for the Trump White House.

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The much-anticipated Senate hearing on Monday afternoon with former acting attorney general Sally Yates and former director of national intelligence James Clapper confirmed an important point: the Russia story still ...

The Flynn scandal explodes: What this means and how it happened

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On Wednesday, not one but two bombshells exploded concerning Michael Flynn, the national security adviser President Donald Trump was compelled to fire after only 22 days on the job. The ...

Joe Lieberman's Benghazi connection

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As President Donald Trump escaped Washington on Friday for his first overseas trip, the White House announced that he wasn't yet ready to reveal his pick to replace James Comey,

Trump goes full Watergate—and threatens Russia investigation

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Not since Watergate. How else can one start an article about President Donald Trump summarily firing FBI chief James Comey? On March 20, Comey appeared before the House intelligence committee ...