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At least one Democratic congressman is already preparing to impeach Donald Trump

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Donald Trump won’t be sworn into office for another 48 hours, and at least one Democratic congressman has already seen enough. In a discussion with “Young Turks” reporter Eric Byler ...

He has her on the 'short list,' but will Obama free Chelsea Manning?

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President Obama has put Chelsea Manning, the former Army intelligence analyst serving a 35-year sentence for leaking classified material, on his short list for a possible commutation, a Justice Department ...

A veteran spy has given the FBI information alleging a Russian operation to cultivate Donald Trump

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On Friday, FBI Director James Comey set off a political blast when he informed congressional leaders that the bureau had stumbled across emails that might be pertinent to its completed ...

Trump Attacks of U.S. Intelligence on Russia Unnerve Lawmakers

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Updated Jan. 4, 2017 2:05 p.m. ET WASHINGTON—President-elect Donald Trump’s increasingly heated attacks against U.S. intelligence agencies and his continuing praise for Russian President Vladimir Putin have unnerved lawmakers from ...

Intel chiefs presented Trump with claims of Russian efforts to compromise him

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(CNN)Classified documents presented last week to President Obama and President-elect Trump included allegations that Russian operatives claim to have compromising personal and financial information about Mr. Trump, multiple US officials ...

Obama Commutes Bulk of Chelsea Manning’s Sentence

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In recent days, the White House had signaled that Mr. Obama was seriously considering granting Ms. Manning’s commutation application, in contrast to a pardon application submitted on behalf of the ...

Corporations Prepare to Gorge on Tax Cuts Trump Claims Will Create Jobs

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The official line from U.S.-based multinational corporations is that if they get a huge tax break, they’ll bring home the trillions of dollars in profits they’ve stashed overseas and use ...

‘The Twilight Zone returns’: Scottish newspaper’s TV guide preview of Trump inauguration goes viral

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Scotland’s The Sunday Herald struck a chord this week with a hilarious and chilling preview of Donald Trump’s presidential inauguration. In its Sunday TV guide section, the paper characterizes Trump’s ...

McConnell pushes the GOP’s corporate power grab while all eyes follow Trump

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As Senate Republicans make a mockery of Trump cabinet confirmation hearings this week by ramming as many appointees through as quickly as possible to avoid scrutiny, Americans are going to ...

Notorious Mercenary Erik Prince Is Advising Trump From the Shadows

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Erik Prince, America’s most notorious mercenary, is lurking in the shadows of the incoming Trump administration. A former senior U.S. official who has advised the Trump transition told The Intercept ...

These Reports Allege Trump Has Deep Ties To Russia

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A dossier making explosive — but unverified — allegations that the Russian government has been “cultivating, supporting and assisting” President-elect Donald Trump for years and gained compromising information about him ...

Sources: Trump will ask Congress, not Mexico, to pay for border wall

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The Trump transition team says he his preference is to fund the border wall through the appropriations process The move would break a key campaign promise when Trump promised to ...