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White House domestic policy chief calls California 'occupied territory'

A White House aide called California "occupied territory" in a tweet touting President Donald Trump's visit to the state on Tuesday.
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From ‘Junk Bond King’ To Abramoff Pal, Trump’s Pardon List Dredges Swamp

Blago’s not the only one off the hook Tuesday. In addition to former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s commutation, President Donald Trump used his pardon power on several less-than-savory characters, including an infamous ‘80s investor known as the “junk bond king.” The king, Michael Milken, was convicted decades ago of securities fraud, and his allies have tried ever since to secure a presidential pardon. Milken was fined $600 million and spent 22 months in prison for what Bloomberg News call...
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Analysis: Here's the secret to getting a Trump presidential pardon

President Donald Trump runs his White House (and his life) by two simple principles:
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Here's the secret to getting a Trump presidential pardon

President Donald Trump runs his White House (and his life) by two simple principles:
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Democrats' Bernie Sanders problem: They are damned if they nominate him and damned if they don't

If Bernie Sanders is nominated, a major political party would have put a socialist on a plausible path to the White House.         [Author: Courier Journal]
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Trump Will Commute Blagojevich’s Prison Sentence

President Trump will commute former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich’s 14-year prison sentence. While speaking to reporters at Joint Base Andrews Tuesday, Trump confirmed Blagojevich’s commutation and called his prison sentence “tremendously powerful” and “ridiculous.” Trump also claimed that he doesn’t know Blagojevich well despite his appearance on the Celebrity Apprentice year ago. “He has served eight years in jail. He has a long time to go. Many people disagree with the sentence. He’s a Demo...
Tags: News, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Illinois, Trump, Littleton Colorado, Rod Blagojevich, Federal Correctional Institution, Blagojevich, Summer Concepcion


National Intelligence Lawyer Central To Beginnings Of Impeachment Probe Will Resign

The intelligence community lawyer who played an integral role in the start of the impeachment probe of President Donald Trump is resigning next month. Jason Klitenic, general counsel at the Office of the Director of National Intelligence (ODNI), will serve his last day in that role on March 2, an ODNI spokesperson confirmed to TPM Tuesday. Asked if Klitenic was asked to resign or if he was doing so on his own accord, the spokesperson said, “He wanted to return to the private sector.” Politico...
Tags: News, Congress, Senate, White House, Politico, House Intelligence Committee, Donald Trump, Department Of Homeland Security, Justice Department, Whistleblower, Odni, Atkinson, Trump, Dni, Maguire, Adam Schiff


Limbaugh Says Trump Told Him To ‘Never Apologize’ For Homophobic Smears On Buttigieg

Hard-right radio host Rush Limbaugh claimed on Monday that President Donald Trump, who had honored him with the Medal of Freedom earlier this month, personally told him to stand by the homophobic attacks he’d made against 2020 candidate Pete Buttigieg. Limbaugh, who is currently undergoing treatment for advanced lung cancer, said during his radio program that Trump called him after a medical procedure. “Rush, I just gotta tell you something: Never apologize. Don’t ever apologize,” Trump said,...
Tags: News, White House, Lgbtq, Homophobia, Donald Trump, Trump, Limbaugh, Rush Limbaugh, Buttigieg, Pete Buttigieg, Cristina Cabrera, Pete Buttigieg Limbaugh


See Trump adviser's reaction when shown strong Obama economic numbers

White House trade adviser Peter Navarro debates the economy and job growth numbers between the Obama and Trump administrations with CNN's Poppy Harlow.
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With Melania Laying Low, Trump Campaign Turns to Karen Pence to Help Attract Suburban Women

(WASHINGTON) — Karen Pence has no shortage of projects. The wife of Vice President Mike Pence promotes the healing power of art therapy and help for military spouses. She’s into honeybees and supports sister cities. She’s a watercolorist who designs the family’s annual Christmas card and teaches art at a religious elementary school. Now, she’s beginning to campaign on her own to help win a second term for President Donald Trump and her husband. And with first lady Melania Trump largely avoi...
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Trump falsely declares himself 'the chief law enforcement officer' of the US – live

Trump is incorrect – attorney general is chief law enforcement officerTrump approves two more pardons, Rod Blagojevich and Bernard KerikBloomberg has qualified for Wednesday’s Democratic debateHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 7.20pm GMT In addition to the commutation of Rod Blagojevich, Trump has also offered a pardon to former New York police commissioner Bernard Kerik, who pleaded guilty to eight felony charges in 2009.Kerik confessed to tax fraud a...
Tags: New York, Republicans, White House, Elizabeth Warren, US, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Democrats, US politics, Fox News, Amy Klobuchar, Donald Trump, Doj, Bernard Kerik, Bernie Sanders


Trump Commutes Ex-Governor Rod Blagojevich’s Corruption Sentence in Midst of Clemency Blitz

(CHICAGO) —President Donald Trump has gone on a clemency blitz, commuting the 14-year prison sentence of former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich and pardoning former NYPD commissioner Bernie Kerik. Trump also says he has granted clemency to financier Michael Milken, who pleaded guilty for violating U.S. securities laws. Kerik served just over three years for tax fraud and lying to the White House while being interviewed to be Homeland Security secretary. Trump confirmed the news to reporters before...
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Chicago, Homeland Security, Illinois, Donald Trump, Trump, Rod Blagojevich, Michael Milken, Kerik, Onetime, Bernie Kerik Trump, California Blagojevich


President pardons former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday pardoning Eddie DeBartolo Jr., White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley announced at the White House.
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There are only three viable presidential candidates, according to Mike Bloomberg's campaign

Only three candidates out of the more than half dozen vying for the White House have a viable path to the nomination, a senior official for the Mike Bloomberg campaign told reporters Tuesday.
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Trump Grants Clemency to Former NYPD Boss Bernie Kerik, Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevic, and 9 Others

President Trump on Tuesday granted clemency to 11 people including two reality TV stars, a former New York City police commissioner, and the former owner of the San Francisco 49ers.Former Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich, drug offenders Tynice Nicole Hall and Crytal Munoz, and white collar criminal Judith Negron had their sentences commuted by Trump, the White House announced. Seven others received full pardons, including insider trading offender Michael Milkin, Republican lobbyist David Safavian, ...
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Trump issues pardon of former owner of San Francisco 49ers

U.S. President Donald Trump issued a pardon for Eddie DeBartolo Jr., the former owner of the San Francisco 49ers football team, a White House spokesman told reporters on Tuesday. DeBartolo Jr. pleaded guilty in 1998 to a felony charge of failing to report that Louisiana's former governor, Edwin Edwards, had extorted $400,000 from him to win a license for his riverboat casino, the San Francisco Chronicle reported at the time. DeBartolo Jr., whose team won five Super Bowl titles during his tenur...
Tags: News, White House, San Francisco 49ers, San Francisco, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Edwin Edwards, Trump, San Francisco Chronicle, Pro Football Hall of Fame, Eddie DeBartolo Jr, DeBartolo Jr


NASA Could Get a Raise Next Year to Help Fund a 2024 Human Trip to the Moon

For decades, NASA has been the kid politely asking for a raise in its allowance. Time was NASA’s pocket money was huge. Go back 54 years, to 1966, and the space agency was getting $5.9 billion a year—which would be a tidy $47 billion in 2020 dollars. That represented 4.1% of America’s annual household budget. But in 1966 there was also a bully on the block, whose mailbox at the time read “the Union of Soviet Socialist Republics.” They were racing the U.S. to be the first to leave the block ...
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Trump pardons former 49ers owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday pardoning Eddie DeBartolo Jr., White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley announced at the White House.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Eddie DeBartolo Jr, Hogan Gidley


The White House Correspondents' Dinner is returning to an old tradition

With a presidential dust-up over dinner hour entertainment in the rear view mirror, the White House Correspondents' Association is returning to form and inviting a comedian to roast the president and the press at an annual awards gala this spring.
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Despite Warning From Barr, Trump Tweets That Roger Stone’s Conviction ‘Should Be Thrown Out’

(WASHINGTON) — Hours before a court session regarding his longtime ally Roger Stone, President Donald Trump is tweeting that Stone’s recent conviction for witness tampering and lying to Congress “should be thrown out.” The barrage of Tuesday morning tweets comes days after Trump earned a public rebuke from his own attorney general, William Barr, who had said the president’s tweets were “making it impossible” for Barr to do his job. Trump tweeted Fox News commentator Andrew Napolitano’s comm...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington, White House, Russia, Uncategorized, House, Courts, Fox News, Jackson, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Andrew Napolitano, Stone, Barr


Pres. Trump Pardons Ex-San Francisco 49ers Owner Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has pardoned Edward DeBartolo Jr., the former San Francisco 49ers owner convicted in a gambling fraud scandal. DeBartolo Jr., who built the San Francisco 49ers’ 1980s-’90s dynasty, was involved in one of the biggest owners’ scandals in the sport’s history. UPDATE: The President has signed an executive order granting clemency to Edward John "Eddie" DeBartolo Jr., the former owner of @49ers. Several players met with Trump about it, including Jerry Rice. pi...
Tags: Politics, News, Washington, White House, Sports, San Francisco 49ers, NFL, San Francisco, Ap, Louisiana, Donald Trump, Eddie, Edwin Edwards, Trump, Jerry Rice, Charles Haley


Trump grants clemency to Eddie DeBartolo Jr.

President Donald Trump signed an executive order on Tuesday granting clemency to Eddie DeBartolo Jr., White House deputy press secretary Hogan Gidley announced at the White House.
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The White House Correspondents' Dinner is bringing back the comedy

With a presidential dust-up over dinner hour entertainment in the rear view mirror, the White House Correspondents' Association is returning to form and inviting a comedian to roast the president and the press at an annual awards gala this spring.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, White House Correspondents Association


The White House Correspondents' Dinner is bringing back the comedy with Kenan Thompson and Hasan Minhaj

With a presidential dust-up over dinner hour entertainment in the rear view mirror, the White House Correspondents' Association is returning to form and inviting a comedian to roast the president and the press at an annual awards gala this spring.
Tags: White House, Cnn, White House Correspondents Association, Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj


SNL's Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minhaj of 'Patriot Act,' to headline White House Correspondents' Dinner

Kenan Thompson of "Saturday Night Live" and Hasan Minhaj of the Netflix show "Patriot Act" will perform at annual White House Correspondents' Dinner.         [Author: USA TODAY]
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Bolton: I ‘Really Hope’ My Book Isn’t ‘Suppressed’ By Trump

Former National Security Adviser John Bolton said on Monday night that he was concerned that President Donald Trump and the White House would try to muzzle his tell-all book, “The Room Where It Happened: A White House Memoir.” “I hope, ultimately, I can get the book published,” Bolton told the audience at an event at Duke University, his first public appearance since the beginning of the impeachment proceedings against Trump. “I hope it’s not suppressed.” The former adviser slammed the White ...
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White House Correspondents Dinner Returns to Comedy With Kenan Thompson, Hasan Minaj

They’re trying to laugh again at the White House Correspondents Association annual dinner. Long-running “Saturday Night Live” cast member Kenan Thompson will host the event, while comedian Hasan Minaj will be the featured entertainer for the evening, which has often served as a spotlight on relations between the media and the White House. Last year, […]
Tags: News, White House, White House Correspondents Association, Kenan Thompson, White House Correspondents Dinner, Hasan Minhaj, President Donald Trump, Hasan Minaj, Kenan Thompson Hasan Minaj


Return Of The Trump Roast? Comedians Named For White House Correspondents’ Dinner

It’s a return to the traditional comic format of the annual event.
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Comedy Returns to the White House Correspondents’ Dinner. Will Trump?

Kenan Thompson of “Saturday Night Live” and Hasan Minhaj of “Patriot Act” are set to perform at the April 25 event.
Tags: News, White House, Vanity Fair, Freedom Of The Press, Thompson, Trump, Kenan Thompson, Wolf, Michelle, Seth, Meyers, United States Politics and Government, Donald J, News and News Media, White House Correspondents Assn, Hasan Minhaj


5 things to know for February 18: White House, coronavirus, Boy Scouts, India, cancer

Here's what else you need to know to Get Up to Speed and Out the Door.
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