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Kellyanne Conway's husband says Trump's appointment to replace Sessions is 'unconstitutional'

The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is arguing that the President's decision to instate Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general is "unconstitutional" and "illegal."
Tags: White House, Cnn, Trump, Matthew Whitaker, Kellyanne Conway


Is ban justified? Can CNN sue? Q&A about White House action against Jim Acosta

The Trump administration has blocked CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta from accessing the White House. This is an extremely unusual step for an American government to take, and it has been met with widespread criticism and calls for the White House to restore Acosta's press pass. Here's the latest:
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Is the ban justified? Can CNN sue? Questions about the White House's action against Jim Acosta answered

The Trump administration has blocked CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta from accessing the White House. This is an extremely unusual step for an American government to take, and it has been met with widespread criticism and calls for the White House to restore Acosta's press pass.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Trump, Acosta, Jim Acosta


Arron Banks: the man who bankrolled Brexit – podcast

Carole Cadwalladr has been covering the biggest pro-leave donor for more than a year. As each revelation sparks a new investigation, Arron Banks rubbishes her journalism. But those investigations are beginning to bite. Also today: Eva Wiseman on our obsession with true crimeIt’s been more than a year since the Guardian and Observer journalist Carole Cadwalladr started investigating Arron Banks and his unofficial Brexit campaign Leave.Eu. She tells Anushka Asthana how each new story brought with ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, Brexit, Arron Banks, Carole Cadwalladr, Eva Wiseman, Observer, National Crime Agency, Anushka Asthana


Conservatives agitate for change after GOP loses the House

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Nancy Pelosi wrangles votes in her bid for House speaker, another leadership battle is playing out on the Republican side, where Kevin McCarthy faces a challenge from conservative Freedom Caucus co-founder Jim Jordan to lead the new GOP minority. Republicans lost the House majority in this week’s midterm elections, and conservatives […]
Tags: News, Washington, Ap, Gop, House, Nancy Pelosi, Freedom Caucus, Jim Jordan, Kevin McCarthy, Nation & World Politics


Acting AG faced criticism for case against gay Iowa Democrat

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — In 2007, Matt McCoy was a rising star in the Democratic Party, Iowa’s first openly gay senator and a leading champion for the party’s causes. But then, his allies say, McCoy’s promising career was stalled by a politically-motivated federal prosecution brought by a Republican U.S. attorney, Matthew G. Whitaker, who […]
Tags: News, Ap, Iowa, McCoy, AG, IOWA CITY Iowa, Matt McCoy, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Matthew G Whitaker, Democratic Party Iowa


Whitaker backlash prompts concern at the White House

There is a growing sense of concern inside the White House over the negative reaction to Matthew Whitaker being tapped as acting attorney general after Jeff Sessions' abrupt firing.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Whitaker, Jeff Sessions, Matthew Whitaker


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The White House Black Market’s Style It Forward Sweeps is here! Enter to win two, $250 gift cards – one for you and one for a friend. Enter now through November 15th Click Here to Enter |... Click to read more...
Tags: Facebook, White House, Frugality, White House Black Market, Daily Entries, Canadian Sweeps, Quick Ending, Ending in November, Cash & Gift Cards


Female politicians gain ground in New Mexico

SANTA FE, N.M. (AP) — The New Mexico state House inched within four seats of gender balance with a surge in victorious female Democrats in the midterm elections, echoing the trend in Congress. Overall, 31 women won election to the 70-seat New Mexico House, an increase from 23 female lawmakers a decade ago. In 1973, […]
Tags: News, House, New Mexico, New Mexico House, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Congress Overall


Incumbent House Losses Not a National Rebuke of ‘Trumpism’

President Trump Delivers a Statement on Midterm Election Results (The White House-video screen capture) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- With the turnover of the House of Representatives to the Democrats in Tuesday’s midterm elections, those who predicted a “Blue Wave” are ecstatic and pointing to a national “thumbs down” for the Donald Trump administration and its policies. While a surface “analysis,” (meaning no real effort besides parroting “progressive” talking points) may look like that’s what h...
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Pelosi unveils plans to establish new House diversity office

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democratic leader Nancy Pelosi wants to establish a new House diversity office to hire employees from different backgrounds to Capitol Hill. That’s according to a letter Pelosi sent to colleagues Thursday that was obtained by The Associated Press. Pelosi says Democrats “take great pride” in a House majority that she says will […]
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Trump Administration Uses Misleading Video to Justify Barring of CNN Reporter

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, posted a clip from a contributor to Infowars, the far-right site banned by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Trump, Sanders, YouTube Facebook, Infowars, Donald J, Downloads and Streaming, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Video Recordings, Trump Administration, SARAH HUCKABEE, News and News Media


Thousand Oaks mass shooting: Why didn’t California’s strict gun laws stop it?

The Wednesday night shooting massacre at a Thousand Oaks country music bar was the kind of tragedy that would seem more likely in states like Nevada or Florida known for permissive gun regulations that allow military-style semiautomatic rifles and high-capacity ammunition magazines. But it happened in California, seen as a model for firearm regulation and the only state given an “A” rating by the Giffords Law Center to Prevent Gun Violence’s annual gun law score card. The shooting that took 13 l...
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Appeals court puts climate change lawsuit on hold

SALEM, Ore. (AP) — A lawsuit by a group of young Americans against the U.S. government for being slow to address climate change is on hold again, after a federal appeals court granted the Trump administration’s motion for a temporary stay. The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, in granting the temporary stay on Thursday, gave […]
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Trump Administration Uses Video From Conspiracy Site to Justify Barring of CNN Reporter

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, posted a clip from a contributor to Infowars, the far-right site banned by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
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Trump Administration Uses Misleading Video to Justify Barring of CNN’s Jim Acosta

The White House press secretary, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, posted a clip from a contributor to Infowars, the far-right site banned by YouTube, Facebook and Twitter.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Trump, Sanders, YouTube Facebook, Jim Acosta, Infowars, Donald J, Downloads and Streaming, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Video Recordings, Trump Administration, SARAH HUCKABEE, News and News Media


Trump bans asylum for migrants who cross the border between official ports of entry

The Justice Department and the Homeland Security Department released the text of an interim regulation Thursday afternoon outlining new restrictions on asylum that will be the subject of a presidential proclamation expected to be issued by the White House on Friday.
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In Kansas, Democratic governor-elect hopes to thwart adoption law seen as anti-LGBT

Laura Kelly, a veteran state senator, voted against what she called "the adoption discrimination" measure when the GOP-controlled Legislature approved it in May. In the governor's race, she defeated Republican Kris Kobach, the secretary of state, and was endorsed by Equality Kansas, the state's most influential LGBT-rights group.
Tags: News, Gop, Kansas, Legislature, Laura Kelly, Kris Kobach, Equality Kansas, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Indictments? Final report? White House braces for Mueller

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House is bracing for the probe of Donald Trump’s presidential campaign to fire up again. Trump’s advisers are privately expressing worries that the special counsel, who’s been out of the news for the past month, has been stealthily compiling information and could soon issue new indictments or a damning final report. […]
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Hundreds demonstrate to protect Russia investigation

NEW YORK (AP) — A protest in New York City has drawn several hundred people calling for the protection of special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into potential coordination between Russia and President Donald Trump’s campaign. The protesters gathered in Times Square on Thursday night and chanted slogans including “Hands off Mueller” and “Nobody’s above the […]
Tags: New York, News, Russia, New York City, Ap, Nation, Donald Trump, Times Square, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Michelle Obama rips Trump in new book

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Michelle Obama blasts President Donald Trump in her new book, recalling how she reacted in shock the night she learned he would replace her husband in the Oval Office and tried to “block it all out.” In her memoir “Becoming,” set to come out Tuesday, Michelle Obama denounces the […]
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Did Every Candidate Barack Obama Campaigned for in 2018 Lose?

It probably took less time to debunk this meme than it did to create it.
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WH News Photographers Association Condemns WH Tweeting Doctored Video

The White House News Photographers Association on Thursday condemned White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders’ use of an apparently doctored video. The video, which the White House used as justification to suspend the press pass of CNN’s Jim Acosta, was first published by the conspiracy site InfoWars. “Manipulating images is manipulating truth,” the WHNPA said. “It’s deceptive, dangerous and unethical.” Read the full statement below: (2/2) It’s deceptive, dangerous and unethical. K...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Jim Acosta, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Livewire, Matt Shuham, WH News Photographers Association, White House News Photographers Association


Democrats vow action on gun control

WASHINGTON (AP) — Newly ascendant Democrats are promising congressional action on gun control amid a rash of mass shootings, including a late-night assault at a California bar that killed 12 people.Measures including expanded background checks and a ban on assault-style weapons are likely to reach the House floor when Democrats retake control after eight years of Republican rule."The American people deserve real action to end the daily epidemic of gun violence that is stealing the lives of our c...
Tags: Florida, News, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Virginia, Georgia, Gop, House, Arizona, Associated Press, Las Vegas, Nancy Pelosi, Donald Trump, Pittsburgh


White House Shares Video From Site That Claimed Sandy Hook Massacre Was A Hoax

Maybe that should be no surprise. Trump has long made it clear he has no problem with conspiracy theories or InfoWars.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Sandy Hook Massacre


White House Moves to Bar Some Migrants From Obtaining Asylum in the U.S.

The sweeping move is part of the administration's ongoing effort to restrict migration
Tags: News, White House, Immigration, Uncategorized, Migration


Dunleavy picks outgoing Alaska GOP chair as chief of staff

ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Gov.-elect Mike Dunleavy has named the outgoing chairman of the state Republican party to a key post in his upcoming administration. Dunleavy announced his selection of Tuckerman Babcock as chief of staff on Thursday. He says Brett Huber will be a senior policy adviser. Huber managed Dunleavy’s successful campaign. Babcock said […]
Tags: News, Ap, Gop, Alaska, Republican Party, Babcock, Mike Dunleavy, Anchorage Alaska, Huber, Dunleavy, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Tuckerman Babcock, Brett Huber


Expert: Acosta video distributed by White House was doctored

NEW YORK (AP) — A video distributed by the Trump administration to support its argument for banning CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White House appears to have been doctored to make Acosta look more aggressive than he was during an exchange with a White House intern, an independent expert said Thursday. White House press […]
Tags: New York, News, White House, Cnn, Trump, Acosta, Jim Acosta, Nation & World


Tester wins by poaching Trump voters, holding his base

HELENA, Mont. (AP) — Democratic U.S. Sen. Jon Tester won a third term by holding on to his base and poaching enough Montana voters who supported President Donald Trump in 2016. Tester defeated Republican Matt Rosendale in Tuesday’s election in a close race highlighted by Trump’s four rallies in support of Rosendale. Despite the president’s […]
Tags: News, Montana, Donald Trump, Trump, HELENA Mont AP, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Matt Rosendale, Rosendale, Democratic U S Sen Jon Tester


Along border, a growing opposition to military deployment

PHOENIX (AP) — Amy Juan drove two hours north from her remote community on the U.S.-Mexico border in Arizona to rally against the deployment of troops there. She’s one of many residents of the Southwest who oppose and are speaking out against President Donald Trump’s deployment of over 5,000 military troops to the border to […]
Tags: News, Mexico, Ap, Arizona, Donald Trump, Southwest, Phoenix, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics, Amy Juan



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