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Bolton Deputy Targeted by Melania Trump to Depart White House

Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel “will continue to support the president as she departs the White House to transition to a new role within the administration,” Sanders said in a statement on Wednesday.
Tags: News, White House, Bolton, Sanders, Melania Trump, Mira Ricardel, Depart White House


Aide first lady rebuked booted from White House role

Melania Trump, like President Donald Trump, has used the power of her office to publicly assail those who have irked her, like publicly torching her husband’s talkative first wife, Ivana,
Tags: News, White House, Donald Trump, Melania Trump, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


We are all full of shit.

I started writing this as a comment on Dirty’s post over on facebook where he linked this article: The US government just awarded a $167 Continue reading We are all full of shit. → The post We are all full of shit. appeared first on Drunkcyclist.com.
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Trade disputes have cut Washington state exports by as much as 28 percent, report says

Between April and September, according to a new report, Washington farmers and other export-dependent producers saw foreign sales plummet between 20 percent and 28 percent over the same period a year ago because of widening U.S. trade disputes with China and other nations.
Tags: Business, News, Washington, China, International Trade, Nation & World Politics


Pence says US committed to Indo-Pacific, not seeking control

SINGAPORE (AP) — U.S. Vice President Mike Pence says America has a steadfast and enduring commitment to the Indo-Pacific region but wants cooperation, not control. Pence, who is standing in for President Donald Trump, told a summit of Southeast Asian leaders Thursday in Singapore that “empire and aggression have no place” in the region. The […]
Tags: News, Singapore, US, America, Ap, Donald Trump, Mike Pence, Indo Pacific, Nation & World, Nation & World Politics


Cooper: Caravan story abandoned by WH

CNN's Anderson Cooper calls out the lack of communication from the White House since Election Day about the migrants approaching the southern US border.
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Critics line up after May wins cabinet support – as it happened

PM announces she has secured backing for plan after ‘long, detailed and impassioned debate’Brexit deal: May secures cabinet backing for Brexit dealTheresa May’s Brexit deal: everything you need to knowLabour confident its Brexiters will vote down May’s dealLatest summaryMay’s statement in full 2.31am GMT Well, we’re going to call it a night, folks.I’ll be back with a fresh blog bringing you all of Thursday’s news, which I’ll be launching at about 5:30am. So take the next three hours to have ...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Scottish politics, Northern Irish politics, Pmqs, Le Monde


Mira Ricardel, Aide Who Crossed Melania Trump, Is Removed From Her White House Role

The White House said that Ms. Ricardel was indeed leaving her post as a deputy national security adviser, but that she would still work in the administration — just not under the first lady’s roof.
Tags: News, White House, Melania Trump, Mira Ricardel, Ricardel


Kehinde Wiley: Obama portrait artist opens Lagos studio

Kehinde Wiley's Barack Obama painting is the first official US presidential portrait by a black artist.
Tags: News, Obama, US, Barack Obama, Lagos, Kehinde Wiley


Kim Kardashian Recalls Fire Evacuation, Kanye’s ‘Empathy’ Plea to Trump in Exclusive Interview

Kanye West may have said he’s distancing himself from politics, but that doesn’t mean he’s no longer in contact with the White House. Kim Kardashian West tells Variety that her husband reached out to officials about Pres. Donald Trump’s controversial tweet blaming the California wildfires on forestry mismanagement. “When he doesn’t agree with something like […]
Tags: Kim Kardashian, News, California, White House, Kanye West, Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian West, Trump, Pres Donald Trump, Woolsey Fire


White House aide Mira Ricardel removed after Melania Trump row

The first lady said Mira Ricardel "no longer deserves the honour" of serving in the White House.
Tags: News, White House, Melania Trump, Mira Ricardel


The Latest: Acosta case judge to announce decision Thursday

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on CNN and the White House (all times local):6 p.m.A District Court judge says he will announce Thursday whether to grant a restraining order to force the White House to return the press pass of reporter... [Author: [email protected]]
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Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel forced out of White House

The White House, after a day of uncertainty, confirmed Wednesday that deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving her position.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Mira Ricardel


Roger Stone and Randy Credico talked about WikiLeaks plans, their leaked texts show

"Big news Wednesday... Hillary's campaign will die this week," Randy Credico texted Trump ally Roger Stone, just 6 days before the WikiLeaks email dump. These text messages obtained by NBC News show that Donald Trump's longtime political “dirty trickster” consigliere Roger Stone was boasting of dirt to come from Wikileaks. Stone has previously denied any foreknowledge of the late-2016 Wikileaks dumps, as he attempts to squirm away from the Special Counsel investigation led by Robert Mueller. Thi...
Tags: Post, Politics, News, Nbc, Nbc News, Hillary Clinton, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Hillary, Clinton, Trump, Assange, Roger Stone, Stone, Podesta


Watchdog says HQ2 incentives might be more than double Amazon’s estimate as lawmakers try to block them

Just how much could Amazon reap from Virginia and New York?
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Furious over election losses and the Mueller probe, the President is growing isolated. 'He's pissed -- at damn near everyone,' an official said.

A political clobbering, bickering aides and now a public grenade launched across the White House by the first lady have placed President Donald Trump in a position he loathes: backed into a corner.
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Stormy Daniels’ attorney Michael Avenatti in Los Angeles police custody

By Michael Balsamo, The Associated Press Michael Avenatti, who skyrocketed to fame as a chief critic of President Donald Trump and the lawyer for porn actress Stormy Daniels, was taken into police custody Wednesday following an allegation of domestic violence, a law enforcement official told The Associated Press. Police had responded to a domestic violence incident Tuesday and took a report, but Avenatti was taken into custody Wednesday, the official said. The official wasn’t authorized to discu...
Tags: Business, New York, News, White House, Los Angeles, Sport, Soccer, Arrest, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, Stormy Daniels, Michael Cohen, Daniels, Associated Press Police, MICHAEL BALSAMO


Pentagon remains hellbent on using a single-provider cloud for Project JEDI

The US government today dismissed a protest against its Project JEDI contract filed by Oracle. The company claimed the project’s bidding process was rigged, and that choosing a single awardee went against Federal statutes. The government was apparently unimpressed by the common sense suggestion it refrain from instituting a $10 billion cloud-based information platform with a single-provider solution. According to a document released today by the Government Accountability Office (GAO) Oracle prot...
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White House Wall Weirdness

Don and Melania and the gang, doing their thing.
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WH: Deputy Nat’l Security Adviser Bashed By Melania Will ‘Transition To A New Role’

Deputy National Security Adviser Mira Ricardel will “transition to a new role with the administration” after a oddly public rebuke from first lady Melania Trump, the White House confirmed Wednesday. White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said in a statement: “Mira Ricardel will continue to support the President as she departs the White House to transition to a new role within the Administration. The President is grateful for Ms. Ricardel’s continued service to the American people and...
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Trump aide departs West Wing after rebuke from first lady

WASHINGTON (AP) — Deputy national security adviser Mira Ricardel is leaving the White House, one day after first lady Melania Trump’s office issued an extraordinary statement calling for her dismissal. No replacement was named. Aides said Ricardel clashed with the first lady’s staff over her visit to Africa last month. Yet it is highly unusual […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Africa, Ap, Trump, Melania Trump, Nation & World Politics, Mira Ricardel, Ricardel


Marijuana generating more in tax revenue, but still less than expected

California is collecting more tax revenue from legal marijuana, as more businesses get licensed during the first year of regulated sales, but the numbers are still well below initial projections according to third quarter sales tax figures. In all, the state collected $93.1 million in taxes from cannabis businesses during the third quarter, the California Department of Tax and Fee Administration reported this week. That included $52.4 million in excise taxes and $12 million in cultivation taxes ...
Tags: Politics, California, Government, Marijuana, Uncategorized, Sport, Cannabis, Soccer, Jerry Brown, California Cannabis Industry Association, Drayton, Southern California News Group, Prop-64, Josh Drayton


Judge in CNN v. Trump case will rule today

An initial hearing is underway in CNN and Jim Acosta's federal lawsuit against President Trump and several top White House aides.
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Judge in CNN v. Trump case says he will rule today

An initial hearing is underway in CNN and Jim Acosta's federal lawsuit against President Trump and several top White House aides.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Jim Acosta


Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Liked Trump’s ‘Personality,’ but Didn’t Know His Policies

Kim Kardashian West is perfectly fine disagreeing politically with her husband, Kanye West. That being said, she doesn’t think his recent visit to the White House to converse with President Donald Trump was particularly political, at least for West. Rather, it was something that came from his heart. At Variety and Rolling Stone’s Criminal Justice […]
Tags: Kim Kardashian, News, White House, Kanye West, Donald Trump, Kim Kardashian West, Criminal Justice Reform, Criminal Justice Reform Summit, Criminal Justice Summit, Kim Kardashian Says Kanye West Liked Trump, Kanye West That


Diesel pollution stunts children’s lung growth, London study shows

Research carried out in London also shows charging polluting trucks had no effect on healthPollution from diesel vehicles is stunting the growth of children’s lungs, leaving them damaged for life, a major study has found.The research, conducted with more than 2,000 school children in London, is the first such study in a city where diesel pollution is a significant factor, and has implications for cities around the world. It also showed that charges to deter polluting trucks from entering the cit...
Tags: Health, Business, Politics, London, Children, Environment, Society, UK News, World news, Public services policy, Air Pollution, Pollution, Transport, Health policy, Automotive Industry, Transport policy


Stormy Daniels’ Attorney Michael Avenatti Arrested for Domestic Violence

Attorney Michael Avenatti, who became famous for representing Stormy Daniels in her lawsuit against President Donald Trump, was arrested for suspected domestic violence on Wednesday, according to the Associated Press. A spokesperson with the Los Angeles Police Department told Variety that they could not confirm the suspect’s name until he is booked, but did verify […]
Tags: Politics, News, People News, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels, Los Angeles Police Department, Michael Avenatti


Kellyanne Conway's husband forms group against Trump

The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is among a new group of conservative lawyers that seeks to provide a "voice" to speak out in favor of principles that it feels are under attack in the Trump era. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Brian Todd, Kellyanne Conway


George Conway's group against Trump

The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway is among a new group of conservative lawyers that seeks to provide a "voice" to speak out in favor of principles that it feels are under attack in the Trump era. CNN's Brian Todd reports.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Trump, Brian Todd, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway


Judge to Rule on Thursday Whether to Restore Jim Acosta’s White House Credentials

A federal judge will rule on Thursday on CNN’s motion that would at least temporarily restore Jim Acosta’s White House press credentials. U.S. District Judge Timothy Kelly heard from CNN’s legal team and the Justice Department during a hearing that lasted nearly two hours. CNN’s lead counsel Ted Boutrous argued that the revocation of Acosta’s […]
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Cnn, Justice Department, Acosta, Jim Acosta, Ted Boutrous, Timothy Kelly



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