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Drudge ReportMay 20, 2018

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Reuters PoliticsMay 20, 2018
Trump to ask Justice Department to look into campaign surveillance claims
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. President Donald Trump said on Sunday he would ask the Justice Department to look into whether his 2016 presidential campaign was infiltrated or surveilled by the FBI or the department under the Obama administration.

The Daily BeastMay 20, 2018
Mnuchin: ‘Trade War' With China Is ‘On Hold'
Mike Blake/ReutersTreasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin announced on Sunday that the United States was temporarily halting its planned tariffs on Chinese imports while the two nations continue to negotiate.

"We're putting the trade war on hold," Mnuchin said on Fox News Sunday, adding that the U.S. and China agreed to a framework whereby China would buy more goods from the U.S. in order to make up for the trade deficit between the two countries.

The announcement came after top Chinese officials visited Washington last week for negotiations on the Trump administration's trade policies. The president had previously revealed plans to impose tariffs on $150 billion on Chinese imports, a move that angered conservatives economists and members of his own party on Capitol Hill. China responded at the time by threatening tariffs on American goods, which could have sparked an all-out trade war.

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Fox PoliticsMay 20, 2018
FBI informant met with three Trump advisers during campaign, report says
The FBI's Russia investigation targeting the Trump campaign involved a top-secret informant who served in three previous Republican administrations and has deep ties to American and British intelligence officials, according to reports.

The Daily BeastMay 20, 2018
SNL Finale: Tina Fey's Russian Spy Natalia Veselnitskaya Mocks Donald Trump Jr.
NBCThis week, the Senate Judiciary Committee released 2,500 pages of documents related to the shady June 2016 meeting that went down in Trump Tower between members of the Trump campaign—Donald Trump Jr., Jared Kushner and Paul Manafort—and Russian lawyer/self-admitted spy Natalia Veselnitskaya.

And so, following a star-studded cold open featuring Robert De Niro's Robert Mueller confronting Alec Baldwin's President Trump, Ben Stiller's Michael Cohen and Kate McKinnon's Rudy Giuliani, Saturday Night Live aired a parody of MSNBC's Morning Joe.

Co-hosts/lovebirds Mika Brzezinki (McKinnon) and Joe Scarborough (Alex Moffat) first chatted with Aidy Bryant's Meghan McCain about the Trump administration's continued disrespect shown towards her father, Senator John McCain, with Brzezinski gasping and moaning at each and every thing Scarborough says.

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New York Times PoliticsMay 19, 2018
Trump Administration Touts Successful China Trade Talks, but Leaves the Details for Later
The administration said the two countries had reached an agreement to increase American exports, but said that specifics would be agreed upon at a later date.
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