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White House counsel called Trump 'King Kong' behind his back: report

White House counsel Donald McGahn reportedly called President Trump "King Kong" in private due to what he perceives as the president's fiery temperament...

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Former MSNBC host confronts Senate GOP candidate for saying people are 'sick' of talking about race

Journalist and former MSNBC host Touré confronted Virginia GOP Senate candidate Corey Stewart for saying ...

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Uganda police arrest US citizen after viral video shows attack on hotel workers

Police in Uganda said they arrested a U.S. citizen this week after reviewing video that appeared to show him physically attacking hotel employees.The official account for the...

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Trump stays out of Arizona's ugly and costly GOP fight

President Trump's decision to remain on the sidelines has caused a protracted and costly Republican primary fight in Arizona...

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Trump claims he instructed White House counsel to cooperate with Mueller

President Trump says that his White House counsel Don McGahn is cooperating with Robert Mueller's special counsel investigation on the issue of questions about obstructio...

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Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey: I 'fully admit' our bias is 'more left-leaning'

Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said on Saturday that he "fully admit[s]" Twitter employees share a largely left-leaning bias after facing accusations that conservatives ...

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Bush VA chief: It’s ‘astounding’ that outside advisers are influencing VA from Mar-a-Lago

A former head of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) is expressing concerns over a report that a trio of allies to President Trump who do not hold government positions are...

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Trump: ‘Nothing bad can happen' from meeting with foreign leaders

Trump defends his meetings with Russian, North Korean leaders...

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GOP senator: If Trump colluded with Russia the world would already know

Sen. Tim Scott (R-S.C.) pushed back against former CIA Director John Brennan's claims that there is evidence of President Trump colluding with Russia during the 2016 elec...

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White House counsel has spent 30 hours sharing detailed accounts with Mueller: report

White House counsel Donald McGahn has been cooperating with special counsel Robert Mueller in his probe into possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia, accordin...

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Brennan: I didn’t mean that Trump committed treason

Former CIA Director John Brennan said that he didn't mean President Trump had committed treason when he called Trump's press conference with Russian President Vladim...

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Boogeywomen — GOP vilifies big-name female Dems

Republicans have made attacks on high-profile Democratic women a key part of their strategy for holding onto congressional majorities.The GOP aims to cast rank-and-file Democr...

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Georgia state GOP lawmaker: If Trump said N-word, that’s ‘separate from how he is running the country’

Georgia Republican state Senator Michael Williams said Saturday that while he would disapprove of President Trump saying the N-word on a personal level, the president should...

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Bannon: If Trump knew about Trump Tower meeting ‘you have to question it’

Former White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon said that it would be concerning if President Trump had previous knowledge about a 2016 Trump Tower meeting between campaign...

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Five things to know about Bruce Ohr, the DOJ official under fire from Trump

From Ohr's ties to intelligence firm Fusion GPS to the president's threats, here are five things to know about the Justice Department official...

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Demise of print newspapers may have far-reaching consequences for communities and the nation

Richard Benedetto says Pittsburgh Post-Gazette announcement is part of a troubling trend...

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Manafort conviction will add little firepower to Mueller investigation

The allegations in this case are entirely unrelated to the purpose of the special counsel probe...

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Ocasio-Cortez defends banning press from event: We wanted ‘residents to feel safe’

Democratic congressional Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez defended banning press from a public town hall this week, saying the move was meant to protect residents of vulnerable commun...

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Bill Maher criticizes social media bans: ‘Alex Jones gets to speak’

HBO talk show host Bill Maher spoke out in defense of controversial right-wing host Alex Jones after Jones was suspended from several social media platforms, saying th...

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Trump: Let 'good and bad' voices speak on social media

President Trump on Saturday charged that social media is "totally discriminating against Republican/Conservative voices" and argued that the platforms should allo...

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The Memo: For Trump, this week has been anything but sleepy

President Trump has had a wild week during the normally-sleepy height of summer, lashing out against former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman, stripping former CIA director John B...

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Netflix cancels comedian Michelle Wolf's show

Comedian Michelle Wolf's Netflix talk show,"The Break With Michelle Wolf," will not be returning to the streaming service for a second season.Deadline ...

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Brennan fires new shot at Trump: ‘He’s drunk on power’

Former CIA Director John Brennan issued fresh criticism of President Trump on Friday night, calling him "drunk on power" after he revoked Brennan's security c...

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Trump aides discussed using security clearance revocations to distract from negative stories: report

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and White House deputy chief of staff Bill Shine have reportedly discussed when would be the best time for President Trump...

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Trump tried to dissuade Melania from 'Be Best' anti-bullying campaign: report

President Trump reportedly advocated for first lady Melania Trump to avoid creating an anti-bullying initiative.The New York ti...

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Mueller recommends Papadopoulos be sentenced to up to 6 months in prison

Special counsel Robert Mueller has recommended that former Trump campaign staffer George Papadopoulos be sentenced to zero to six months in prison and face a fine of $9,500.Mu...

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DOJ lawyers seek to stop release of Trump financial records

Department of Justice (DOJ) lawyers have filed a request in federal court to halt a lawsuit surrounding President Trump's hotel in Washington, D.C., while they file an ap...

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Poll: Dem opponent leads Scott Walker by 5 points

Democratic challenger Tony Evers holds a 5-point lead over Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker (R) in the state's gubernatorial race, according to a new poll.The survey from the...

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Justice Dept investigating GOP fundraiser for allegedly offering Trump admin actions in exchange for payments: report

Elliott Broidy, a longtime GOP fundraiser and former Republican National Committee (RNC) official, is reportedly under investigation for allegedly offering the Trump administr...

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AP: Omarosa has secretly recorded video as well as audio

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman reportedly has video tapes, text messages and other forms of documentation from her time in the Trump administration in add...

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Manafort jury adjourns for the weekend with no verdict

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The jury in the tax and bank fraud trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort failed to reach a verdict Friday after its second day of deli...

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Pentagon, GOP breathe sign of relief after Trump cancels parade

The Pentagon is off the hook - at least for the time being - for planning President Trump's display of military might down Pennsylvania Avenue. Trump cancelled his desire...

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Trump replaced furniture Melania picked out before she moved into White House: NYT

President Trump reportedly replaced White House furniture that first lady Melania Trump had picked out in favor of items he preferred before she moved in.The ...

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Jury signals it needs more time for Manafort verdict

The jury in the criminal tax and bank fraud trial against one-time Trump campaign manager Paul Manafort signaled in a note to the judge Friday...

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Manafort judge says he's received threats

ALEXANDRIA, Va. - The judge in the tax and bank fraud trial against one-time Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort said Friday he's been threatened over the case, denying...

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Judge rules White House confidentiality agreement is limited in scope

A judge in New York has ruled that a confidentiality agreement between the Trump campaign and a former staffer is limited in scope, a decision that could have potential ramifi...

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Vets group seeks to hold 5K race after Trump cancels military parade: 'One K for each of Trump's military deferments'

A nonprofit veterans organization announced on Friday that it is seeking to hold a 5K race for Veterans Day next year mocking President Trump.VoteVets, an organization that f...

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Report: Trump considering plan to privatize Afghanistan war

President Trump has reportedly shown renewed interest in a proposal by Blackwater founder Erik Prince to privatize the U.S. effort in the war in Afghanistan, according to an ...

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Worst-case scenario for House GOP is 70-seat wipeout

Democratic enthusiasm and a GOP malaise surrounding President Trump has set the stage for a potentially devastating midterm election for the House Republican majority...

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Conway asks why White House reporters are 'obsessed' with Trump

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway rebuked White House reporters on Friday for their apparent fascination with the president, questioning why reporters can't seem to...

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Woman calls police on black man trying to get into his own car

A black Wisconsin man recorded footage this week of a white woman calling the police on him while he tried to gain access to his own car.Corvontae Davis told a ...

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Trump defends Manafort as a ‘good person’

President Trump on Friday defended his former campaign chairman, Paul Manafort, as a "good person" even as a jury deliberates a verdict in his financial fraud trial...

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Trump prepared to revoke security clearance of DOJ official linked to Steele dossier

President Trump on Friday said he is prepared to revoke the security clearance of Justice Department official Bruce Ohr, who has come under fire from the president for his r...

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Rand Paul to ask Trump to lift sanctions on Russian leaders

Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) says he will ask President Trump this weekend to lift sanctions against top Russian officials so they can visit the United States later this year...

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Trump: 'I have already MADE America Great Again'

President Trump on Friday claimed he has "already made America great again," amid ongoing criticism of New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo's (D) comment that America was...

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DC mayor knocks 'reality star' Trump over canceled military parade

Washington D.C. Mayor Muriel Bowser mocked President Trump on Friday after the president blamed D.C. officials for quoting high costs for a military parade, which he ...

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Trump asks SEC to consider ending quarterly earnings reports

President Trump on Friday said he has asked the Securities and Exchange Commission to study the potential benefits of allowing public companies to file reports with the agenc...

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Trump cancels military parade, blaming DC for cost

President Trump on Friday said that he was canceling plans for a military parade, blaming a $92 million price tag and local politicians in Washington, D.C.The cost of the para...

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Court filing: Mueller team has three times as much evidence for next Manafort trial

Special counsel Robert Mueller's team has triple the amount to evidence to present in the next criminal trial of President Trump's former campaign chairman Paul Mana...

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Trump calls Dem senator ‘loser’ after criticism of military parade

President Trump called Connecticut Sen. Richard Blumenthal (D) a "loser" and "a total Fake" after Blumenthal criticized news that cost estimates for Tru...

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Senate gets to work in August — but many don’t show up

The Senate is working through the August recess. Sort of.Senators didn't arrive in Washington for this week's work until late in the day Wednesday and held their l...

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Bernie Sanders socialism moves to Democratic mainstream

Bernie Sanders and democratic socialism increasingly looks to be winning over the Democratic Party, raising concerns among some Democrats about whether it could hurt the party...

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12 former top intel officials blast Trump's move to revoke Brennan's security clearance

Twelve former top U.S. intelligence officials on Thursday condemned President Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA Director John Brennan, calli...

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NYT: Omarosa believed to have as many as 200 tapes

Former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman is reportedly believed to have scores of recordings from her time working for President Trump, leaving other aides concer...

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Trump’s military parade postponed to next year, Pentagon says

President Trump's military parade planned for Veterans Day has been postponed until at least next year, the Pentagon announced Thursday.Pentagon spokesman Col. Rob Manni...

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Ellison ex-girlfriend details abuse allegations

Ellison's campaign manager says congressman met with former girlfriend the night before he launched his attorney general bid...

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Papadopoulos's wife wants him to scrap plea deal with Mueller: report

Simona Mangiante, the wife of former Trump campaign aide George Papadopoulos, says her husband should end his plea agreement with special counsel Robert Mueller's office...

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Special master in Cohen case finds thousands of items privileged in final report

The special master appointed to review materials seized from President Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen said Thursday that she found more than 7,000 privileged items...

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Trump escalates feud with intelligence officials

President Trump's decision to revoke the security clearance of former CIA director John Brennan has escalated his feud with former intelligence officials.The move was wid...

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Manafort jury ends first day with questions, including definition of 'reasonable doubt'

The jury in the criminal trial against former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort sent a note to the judge asking him to redefine "reasonable doubt" and answer thr...

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Bomb threat made at Boston Globe after editorial condemning Trump

A bomb threat was reported at the Boston Globe on Thursday, the same day the newspaper spearheaded a campaign to publish coordinated editorials at multiple papers condemning P...

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Commander who oversaw Bin Laden raid: It'd be 'an honor' for Trump to revoke my clearance

The admiral who oversaw the 2011 Navy SEAL raid that killed al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden said Thursday he'd consider it "an honor" for President Trump to r...

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WaPo columnist rips Trump for his 'possibly stupidest tweet ever'

Washington Post columnist Jennifer Rubin on Thursday ripped President Trump in an editorial for what she called possibly his "stupidest tweet ever.""President T...

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Trump mocks Omarosa for latest tape reveal

President Trump on Thursday mocked former aide Omarosa Manigault Newman after she released a secret recording that she said reveale...

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GOP leader criticizes Republican senators for not showing up to work

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) scolded Senate Republican colleagues on Thursday for skipping a Wednesday night vote, warning them that attendance needs to im...

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Lara Trump fires back at Omarosa: 'I hope it’s all worth it for you'

Lara Trump hit back at Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday after the former White House aide released a recording of the president's daughter-in-law making her a job of...

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Omarosa releases tape of Lara Trump offering her campaign job

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday shared a recording of a conversation in which President Trump's daughter-in-law, Lara Trump, offers her $15...

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Senate takes shot at Trump, passes resolution affirming 'press is not the enemy of the people'

The Senate took a rhetorical shot on Thursday at President Trump's attacks on the media, passing a resolution affirming that the press is "not the enemy of the peo...

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Trump's military parade to cost $80M more than initial estimate: report

President Trump's planned military parade in Washington, D.C., is reportedly estimated to cost $92 million, $80 million more than was initially thought.CNBC ...

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Press needs to restore its credibility on FBI and Justice Department

Mainstream media should be at the vanguard of discovering corruption rather than helping to cover it up...

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Trump accuses Boston Globe of 'collusion with other papers' amid coordinated pushback to his rhetoric

President Trump on Thursday accused the Boston Globe of "collusion with other papers" after the news outlet coordinated a nationwide effort to publish editorial...

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What’s really lost with Brennan losing clearance

There are practical considerations for keeping security clearance, since many senior officials sit on government advisory boards and assist with policy, operational or techn...

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Fox News’s Ainsley Earhardt praises US victory over ‘communist Japan’

Fox News host Ainsley Earhardt incorrectly said Thursday that the U.S. defeated "communist Japan" in World War II as she defended America's greatness."W...

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Mueller should indict Trump for obstruction before the midterms

With the Russian attack against the American midterm elections continuing aggressively and President Trump's attack against the investigations of the Russian crime becomi...

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Tom Arnold: Trump called his son Eric ‘the r-word’ in a tape

Comedian Tom Arnold said on Wednesday night that he's seen a tape of President Trump calling his son Eric Trump "the r-word."Arnold appeared on "Jimmy Kimm...

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With bash-Trump day, press acts like opposition party

The Boston Globe led the coordinated effort among hundreds of editorial boards denouncing Trump's attacks on the media...

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Omarosa book: Ivanka wouldn’t stop complaining about SNL sketch

Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman writes in her new book that President Trump senior adviser and daughter Ivanka Trump hated a "Saturday Night Live" s...

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Brennan: We know Americans colluded with Russia

Former CIA Director John Brennan said Thursday that President Trump's claims that no one from his campaign team colluded with Russians are "hogwash," adding tha...

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Trump ties revoking Brennan clearance to Russia probe

President Trump in an interview attributed his decision to revoke ex-CIA Director John Brennan's security clearance to his role in early stages of the investigation int...

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Pelosi sees defections from an unusual quarter — the left

Nancy Pelosi is facing a new problem: an erosion of support from progressives who have long flocked to her side.Rashida Tlaib, the Michigan Democrat all but certain to become...

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NY Post joins outlets publishing anti-Trump editorials

The New York Post on Wednesday announced on Wednesday that it would be joining the hundreds of newspapers publishing editorials that will take a stand against ...

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Trump ends Obama-era rules on US-led cyberattacks: report

President Trump has reportedly rolled back a series of Obama-era classified rules on how the U.S. government can launch cyberattacks on foreign targets...

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Giuliani: Trump legal team ready to argue Mueller subpoena 'before the Supreme Court'

President Trump's legal team is preparing to argue a potential subpoena from special counsel Robert Mueller in front of the Supreme Court, Trump lawyer Rudy Giuliani sai...

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