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Jan 16, 2019

Agency That Approved Trump's Hotel Lease Ignored The Constitution: Report
A government report says the emoluments issue leaves a "constitutional cloud" over the president's D.C. hotel.

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Jan 16, 2019

House Democrats Propose $15 Minimum Wage With New Majority
They may finally be able to move the Raise the Wage Act, but don't expect it to become law anytime soon.

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Jan 16, 2019

Senate GOP Blocks Bid To Enforce Sanctions On Putin Ally
The Trump administration's move to ease sanctions on firms owned by Oleg Deripaska is now likely to go forward.

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Jan 16, 2019

White Supremacist Who Harassed Vermont Lawmaker Crashes Her Press Conference
The state attorney general's office had just decided it couldn't prosecute those who sent threats to Kiah Morris.

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Jan 16, 2019

A Little Cafe In Kansas Feels The Ripple Effects Of The Government Shutdown
The drop in business at the Parsnipity Cafe in Wichita shows the damage being done beyond Washington.

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Jan 16, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Asked Sexist Likability Question At Her First 2020 Press Event
It was literally the first question she was asked.

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Jan 16, 2019

EPA Nominee Andrew Wheeler Downplays Climate Threat At Testy Confirmation Hearing
The former coal lobbyist's view of climate change hasn't changed much over the last two years.

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Jan 16, 2019

Ryan Zinke Lands Gig As ‘Heavy Artillery' For Small Blockchain Investment Firm
The disgraced former interior secretary met his new boss on a flight to Atlanta, winning him over with talk of energy independence.

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Jan 16, 2019

The Los Angeles Teachers Strike Puts Charter Schools Under The Microscope
Teachers at traditional L.A. public schools aren't the only ones striking. So are educators from charter schools.

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Jan 16, 2019

Nancy Pelosi Asks Trump To Delay State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends
The Democratic leader cited the cost of the annual event's security, which has been jeopardized because of the government shutdown.

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Jan 16, 2019

Nancy Pelosi To Trump: Delay State Of The Union Until Shutdown Ends
Second-ranking House Democrat Steny Hoyer later said that the address to Congress is "off."

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Jan 16, 2019

Donald Trump's Economic Advisers Double Their Shutdown Cost Projections: Reports
"It's something that is going to be very painful this quarter," said Kevin Hassett, chairman of the Council of Economic Advisers.

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Jan 16, 2019

Thousands Of Furloughed Workers Told To Go Back To Work Without Pay
Staffers from agencies including the IRS and the FAA will be forced to start punching the clock again.

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Jan 16, 2019

Exactly How Bad Is Trump At Making Deals? Even Worse Than You Think.
The shutdown stalemate highlights how the president's strategies contradict best practices, negotiation experts explain.

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Jan 16, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand To Put Women's Issues Front And Center Of Her Presidential Campaign
In her announcement, she introduced herself as a young mom who will "fight for other people's kids as hard as I fight for my own."

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Jan 16, 2019

Paul Krugman Has A Scathing New Nickname For Donald Trump's Administration
The Nobel Prize-winning economist also said Trump surrounds himself with people of "extraordinarily low quality."

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Jan 16, 2019

Bill Maher Nails Problem Of Praising GOP's White Supremacy Stance
"This is how far down we've gone," the comedian told MSNBC's Chris Matthews.

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Jan 16, 2019

Democratic Lawmaker Trolls Trump By Appealing Directly To Ann Coulter
"Please tell the President it's OK to open up the government," Rep. Jackie Speier tweeted.

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Jan 16, 2019

DNC Appears To Pull Sponsorship Of Women's March Amid Controversy
The group has been embroiled in controversy over its leaders' affiliation with Louis Farrakhan.

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Jan 16, 2019

2 Moms Sue EPA After Their Sons Died Of Exposure To Toxic Chemical
Methylene chloride has been linked to dozens of deaths, but the EPA has yet to ban the chemical.

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Jan 15, 2019

Des Moines Register Calls On Steve King To Resign Over White Supremacy Remarks
The Des Moines Register's editorial board said the Republican's overt racism has made Iowa "a laughing stock on the national stage."

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Jan 15, 2019

Trump AG Nominee William Barr Suggests He'd Keep Full Mueller Report Secret
Barr said the attorney general has "flexibility and discretion" on what findings to make public.

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Jan 15, 2019

Indiana State Senator Wants To Require 'In God We Trust' Posters In Classrooms
GOP state Sen. Dennis Kruse's bill specifies the minimum dimensions of the poster he hopes to mandate in Indiana schools.

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Jan 15, 2019

Yes, Rep. Steve King Is Racist. So Is Donald Trump.
Republicans are finally decrying the Iowa congressman's racism. They should look at the president, too.

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Jan 15, 2019

Coast Guard's Members Miss Paychecks Due To Shutdown, Get $15 Million Donation
"You are not, and will not, be forgotten," head of the Coast Guard Admiral Karl Schultz told members on Tuesday.

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Jan 15, 2019

Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans Gay Employees And Kids
The school discriminates against LGBTQ people in its job application and says LGBTQ kids aren't welcome.

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Jan 15, 2019

Karen Pence Is Working At A School That Bans LGBTQ Employees And Kids
The school discriminates against LGBTQ people in its job application and says LGBTQ kids aren't welcome.

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Jan 15, 2019

Shutdown Stalemate: Republicans And Democrats Yell Into The Void
The only winning move is for Trump and Congress to stop playing this game.

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Jan 15, 2019

Kirsten Gillibrand Launches 2020 Presidential Exploratory Committee
The New York senator is the latest high-profile Democrat to confirm that she is seriously considering a bid to oust President Donald Trump.

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Jan 15, 2019

GOP Governor Kim Reynolds Says Iowa Shouldn't Permanently Strip Felons' Voting Rights
"I don't believe that voting rights should be forever stripped, and I don't believe restoration should be in the hands of a single person," she said.

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Jan 15, 2019

McConnell Says He Won't Override Trump To Reopen Government
The Senate majority leader believes the president is right to seek funding for a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.

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Jan 15, 2019

Senate Advances Resolution To Block Trump From Easing Sanctions On Russian Firms
Eleven Republicans bucked the Trump administration on easing sanctions on companies connected to a close ally of Russian President Vladimir Putin.

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Jan 15, 2019

Congressman: I Would Vote To Expel Steve King From Congress
Rep. Adriano Espaillat (D-N.Y.) said King should be expelled not only because he's racist but also because he cannot now adequately represent his constituents.

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Jan 15, 2019

NASA, TSA Workers In Houston Protest Shutdown: 'Make America Work Again'
Furloughed federal employees rallied outside the Johnson Space Center to demand the government be re-opened.

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Jan 15, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Schools Former GOP Governor On Marginal Tax Analogy
Former Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker falsely claimed a 70 percent marginal tax rate would take $7 of every $10 earned.

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Jan 15, 2019

New York To Ban Controversial 'Gay Conversion' Therapy
The law would make New York the 15th state to outlaw the controversial and damaging practice.

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Jan 15, 2019

House Votes To Condemn White Supremacy, And Thus Rep. Steve King
Meanwhile, there are two pending measures in the House to censure the representative from Iowa.

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Jan 15, 2019

Florida Official: Muslim Rep. Rashida Tlaib Might ‘Blow Up Capitol Hill'
Hallandale Beach Commissioner Annabelle Lima-Taub called the Michigan lawmaker a "Hamas-loving anti-Semite," sparking calls for her to resign.

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Jan 15, 2019

Breakdown Of Trump's $107 Million Inauguration Spending Revealed
Costs reportedly included $10,000 worth of makeup, $6.4 million for unused accommodations and $1.5 million to a Trump hotel.

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Jan 15, 2019

Republicans Traditionally Get Blamed For Government Shutdowns
Polls show that the public holds President Donald Trump responsible for this one.

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Jan 15, 2019

Top House Republican Calls On Steve King To Resign Over White Supremacist Remark
Rep. Liz Cheney (R-Wyo.) said the Iowa congressman should "find another line of work" after making racist comments to The New York Times.

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Jan 15, 2019

William Barr Says 'Straight Shooter' Mueller Wouldn't Lead A 'Witch Hunt'
Trump's attorney general nominee said it was tough to imagine a scenario in which he'd fire the special counsel.

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Jan 15, 2019

EPA Pollution Criminal Cases Hit 30-Year Low
The 166 cases referred for prosecution in the last fiscal year is the lowest number since 1988.

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Jan 15, 2019

Judge Blocks Trump Administration From Adding Citizenship Question To The Census
States and activists said adding the question would cause fewer immigrants and minorities to respond.

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Jan 15, 2019

Donald Trump Gets Burned On Twitter Over Strange 'Hamberders' Typo
The president says he treated Clemson's championship-winning football team to a fast food buffet.

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Jan 15, 2019

Gavin McInnes Is Losing The Battle To Win Over His Neighbors
Larchmont, New York, held an anti-racism event over the weekend. The Proud Boys founder was noticeably absent.

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Jan 15, 2019

GOP Is Punishing Rep. Steve King For Racism. But Newsflash: He's Always Been A Bigot.
The nine-term Republican congressman from Iowa has been spouting racist views and canoodling with white supremacists for years.

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Jan 15, 2019

'Photoshop Battle' Breaks Out Over Donald Trump's Fast-Food Banquet For Athletes
Trump as Hamburgler? Check.

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Jan 15, 2019

Trump Is Actually Pretty Terrible At Immigration Enforcement
The president's enforcement record is far less draconian than his liberal predecessor. Trump has only his own missteps to blame.

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Jan 15, 2019

Trump Has Repeatedly Floated The Idea Of U.S. Leaving NATO: NYT
The president raised the possibility of a U.S. withdrawal from the alliance "several times" in 2018, senior administration officials told the New York Times.

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Jan 15, 2019

George Conway Finds Yet Another Way To Call Out Donald Trump's Lies
The husband of top White House aide Kellyanne Conway continues to attack Trump on Twitter.

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Jan 15, 2019

James Comey Tells GOP To End 'Witness Intimidation': 'Have You No Sense Of Decency?'
The remark came after Trump railed against Comey as "a dirty cop."

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Jan 15, 2019

Protesters Flip Script On Trump At Farmers Convention: 'Lock Him Up'
And Trump flips his script: He tells farmers he's going to make it easier for some immigrants to come in to do field labor. "You need these people," he says.

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Jan 15, 2019

Trump Was Set To See Farmers In Nashville, Except They Were In New Orleans
"Geography is hard," notes a tweet.

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Jan 14, 2019

Native Americans Slam Trump For Racist 'Wounded Knee' Dig At Sen. Elizabeth Warren
Memories of the dead should "not be desecrated as a rhetorical punch line," said the president of the National Congress of American Indians.

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Jan 14, 2019

The Day Tens Of Thousands Of Teachers Took Los Angeles
Leaders say the strike is a fight for the future of public education.

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Jan 14, 2019

Hillary Clinton Tweets Flashback To Her Prediction That Trump Would Be Putin's Puppet
The former Democratic nominee shared a clip from a 2016 presidential debate in which she said Trump was Russia's "clear favorite."

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Jan 14, 2019

CNN's Jake Tapper Details Astounding List Of Trump's Troubling Connections To Russia
"If you were in the FBI, you think there might be something worth taking a look at there?" the CNN newsman asked.

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Jan 14, 2019

Stormy Daniels Sues Ohio Police For Her Strip Club Arrest
The adult film star says the officers unfairly arrested her for political purposes.

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Jan 14, 2019

Twitter Users Can't Agree If Serving Fast Food At The White House Is A Good Thing
The president plans to celebrate Clemson's national championship by serving the team food from McDonald's, Wendy's and Burger King.

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Jan 14, 2019

These Are The Democrats Supporting The LA Teachers Strike
Sens. Kamala Harris, Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren are among the likely presidential contenders supporting the strike.

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Jan 14, 2019

New York Lawmakers Approve Early Voting And Other Voting Reforms
Despite its reputation as a progressive state, New York's election laws are extremely restrictive.

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Jan 14, 2019

GOP Strips Rep. Steve King Of All Committee Assignments Over White Supremacist Views
The controversy was reignited last week after King asked: "White nationalist, white supremacist, Western civilization — how did that language become offensive?"

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Jan 14, 2019

Rand Paul Heading To Canada, Land Of Universal Health Care, For Surgery
The Kentucky senator has called a similar health care system for Americans "slavery."

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Jan 14, 2019

House Democrats Push To Censure Rep. Steve King Over His Racism
Reps. Bobby Rush of Illinois and Tim Ryan of Ohio each are submitting censure resolutions.

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Jan 14, 2019

Veterans Affairs Secretary Spars With Employees' Union Over Shutdown
Robert Wilkie accused the union of playing politics after one leader said lack of pay could lead to veterans' suicides.

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Jan 14, 2019

If The U.S. Government Needs A Tape Of That Helsinki Meeting, We Could Just Ask Putin
The former spy may well have secretly recorded his two-hour one-on-one with Trump last year, former U.S. diplomats and intelligence officers say.

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Jan 14, 2019

Senate Leader Mitch McConnell Says GOP Rep. Steve King's Racist Remarks Are 'Unwelcome'
"If he doesn't understand why ‘white supremacy' is offensive, he should find another line of work," McConnell said in a statement.

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Jan 14, 2019

Most Of The Country's Population Now Has A Democratic Governor
But governors still don't reflect America's diversity.

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Jan 14, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Boasts That She's Getting Under Trump's Skin
On Monday the president insisted he didn't care that she called him a racist.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Vows He'll 'Never Ever Back Down' On Border Security
Trump said he had dismissed a proposal from Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham to reopen the government for several weeks and continue dealing with Democrats over money for the wall.

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Jan 14, 2019

Democrats See William Barr Hearing As Their Shot At Protecting The Mueller Investigation
A letter Sheldon Whitehouse gave to Trump's attorney general nominee last week lays out several lines of questioning ahead of Barr's confirmation hearing Tuesday.

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Jan 14, 2019

Chef José Andrés To Give Free Meals To Federal Workers Affected By Shutdown
The celebrity chef's nonprofit World Central Kitchen usually brings free meals to disaster victims, as it did after the California wildfires and Hurricane Maria in Puerto Rico.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Nominee For DC Court Once Said Women Can Be Responsible For Being Raped
Neomi Rao has been nominated to replace Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh on the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals.

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Jan 14, 2019

Donald Trump To Serve Clemson Team McDonald's, Wendy's And Burger King
"I would think that's their favorite food," the president said before the team stops by on Monday.

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Jan 14, 2019

This Is The Letter Unpaid Government Workers Are Being Given To Show Their Creditors
"Some of our employees may have difficulty in timely meeting their financial obligations."

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Jan 14, 2019

'Fox & Friends' Host Falsely Claims Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Will Tax 70 Percent Of Paychecks
The congresswoman's suggestion was that a 70 percent rate be applied only to earnings beyond $10 million.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Attorney General Nominee William Barr Pledges 'Transparency' On Mueller Probe
"I believe it is vitally important that the Special Counsel be allowed to complete his investigation," Barr said in prepared remarks made available to reporters.

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Jan 14, 2019

Donald Trump Declares He 'Never Worked For Russia' Following FBI Probe Report
The president called the FBI's alleged investigation into whether he took direction from Kremlin officials "just a hoax."

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Jan 14, 2019

Raj Shah Out As White House Principal Deputy Press Secretary
He joins the growing list of Trump administration officials to exit in recent months.

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Jan 14, 2019

Los Angeles Teachers Begin Huge Strike
"I feel like it's not just about the teachers, it's about everyone," said a student at the nation's second-largest school district.

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Jan 14, 2019

China Sentences Canadian Man To Death In Drug Case
Robert Lloyd Schellenberg was detained in 2014 and initially sentenced to 15 years in prison in 2016 on charges of being an accessory to drug smuggling.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump's Weekend Jeanine Pirro Interview Baffles White House Aides
The president called in to the Fox News show amid a shutdown stalemate and new Russia headlines.

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Jan 14, 2019

Lindsey Graham 'Hell-Bent' On Replacing Ruth Bader Ginsburg With A Conservative
The Senate judiciary committee chairman told Fox News that Democrats changed judicial confirmation rules and "this has come back to bite them."

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Jan 14, 2019

Michael Cohen Is Trump's 'Greatest Threat,' Defense Lawyer Lanny Davis Warns
The defense lawyer said Trump's "demonizing" of Cohen's family shows the president is scared.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Threatens Turkey With Economic Devastation If It Attacks Kurdish Fighters
His warning was met with sharp rebuke from Ankara.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Quotes 'Hitler Lover' In Latest Attempt To Push His Border Wall Plan
The president cited a column by Pat Buchanan, who he once denounced as a "Hitler lover."

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Making 'A Lot Of Money' In White House, Elijah Cummings Says
The White House called the claims "completely baseless."

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Jan 14, 2019

Pompeo Discusses Jamal Khashoggi Murder With Saudi King Salman, MBS
"Every single person who has responsibility for the murder of Jamal Khashoggi needs to held accountable," Pompeo said to reporters.

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Jan 14, 2019

Pompeo Discusses Khashoggi Murder, Yemen Conflict With Saudi Leaders
The secretary of state met with Saudi King Salman and Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in Riyadh on Monday as part of his tour around the Middle East.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Reportedly Flays Mick Mulvaney In Shutdown Meeting: 'You Just F**ked It All Up'
In negotiations over border wall money, Trump was reportedly sticking to his asking price, but Mulvaney was willing to come down.

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Jan 14, 2019

Trump Unbelievably Gloats About National Enquirer's Takedown Of 'Jeff Bozo's' Marriage
He doesn't mention the investigative team's miss on Stormy Daniels and Karen McDougal.

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Jan 14, 2019

Houston Airport Forced To Close TSA Checkpoint Due To Shutdown
TSA agents have been among the federal employees forced to work without pay during the shutdown.

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Jan 14, 2019

Struggling Coast Guard Members Offered Interest-Free Emergency 'Shutdown' Loans
Trump insists a "lot" of workers "don't care" that they're not getting paid.

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Jan 14, 2019

Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Rockets Into Social Media Stardom
Congresswoman's Twitter interactions surge past top five media companies combined, according to stats.

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Jan 13, 2019

Trump Adviser Suggests Unpaid Government Workers Are 'Better Off' During Shutdown
White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said some furloughed workers didn't have to use their vacation days over the holidays.

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Jan 13, 2019

Trump Goes On Racist Tirade Against Elizabeth Warren Amid New Russia Scandals
The president often turns to social media to vent during times of White House turmoil.

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Jan 13, 2019

Most Americans Hold Trump Responsible For Government Shutdown, New Polls Show
The latest surveys find the public increasingly concerned about the standoff and unhappy with everyone in Washington.

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Jan 13, 2019

GOP Shrugs Off Report That Trump Concealed Details Of Putin Meetings
"This is not a traditional president. He has unorthodox means," Sen. Ron Johnson (R-Wis.) said in defense of Trump.

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Jan 13, 2019

Ted Cruz Won't Rule Out Future Support For White Supremacist Steve King
"What I'm going to do is urge everyone to stand for principles that matter," Cruz said about backing the racist Iowa lawmaker down the road.

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