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Ivanka Trump 'was the worst offender in the White House': Ivanka reportedly discussed government affairs using her personal email address

White House senior adviser Ivanka Trump reportedly sent numerous emails related to internal government affairs using her personal email address. The first daughter is believed to have discussed government policy in her emails, and sent her work schedule and travel information to herself and personal assistants. Ivanka, who took on her unpaid White House role in March 2017, "sometimes used her personal account, almost always for logistics and scheduling concerning her family," according to a st...
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At summit, Obama urges activists to be patient for change

CHICAGO (AP) — Former President Barack Obama urged community organizers and social innovators to be patient in their pursuits of wide-scale community change. Obama made the plea during a talk Monday at the Obama Foundation summit in Chicago. The former president noted that patience is needed because societies are “complex, organic things that you don’t […]
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Report: Ivanka Trump used personal email for government work

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ivanka Trump, the president’s daughter and adviser, sent hundreds of emails about government business from a personal email account last year. That’s according to The Washington Post, which reports the emails were sent to White House aides, Cabinet officials and her assistants. The White House didn’t immediately respond to questions Monday, but […]
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Ivanka Trump Used Personal Account For Emails About Government Business

The Washington Post is reporting that Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to send hundreds of emails last year to White House aids, Cabinet officials and her assistants. Many of the emails were "in violation of federal records rules," the report says. Ivanka's practices are reminiscent of the personal email account Hillary Clinton used as secretary of state. From the report: White House ethics officials learned of Trump's repeated use of personal email when reviewing emails gathered last ...
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Trump again asserts bin Laden should have been caught more quickly

President Donald Trump’s tweets came one day after a “Fox News Sunday” interview in which the president escalated a fight with Adm. William McRaven, a retired Navy SEAL and Special Operations commander who oversaw the 2011 killing of Osama bin Laden.
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Ivanka Trump Also Did the Dumb Email Thing That the Whole White House Was Warned Not to Do

A White House “examination” of Donald Trump’s daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump’s online habits has concluded she used a personal email address for official correspondence hundreds of times, in many cases in “violation of federal records rules,” the Washington Post reported on Monday.Read more...
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Ivanka Trump Used Her Personal Email for Government Work, Report Says

Ivanka Trump, the president's daughter and adviser, reportedly sent emails about government business from a personal email account last yea
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Ivanka Trump used personal email for government business – report

White House adviser sent hundreds of emails last year, many in violation of federal records rules, the Washington Post reportedDonald Trump’s daughter Ivanka used a personal email account to send hundreds of emails about government business, the Washington Post reported on Monday.The revelation prompted immediate accusations of hypocrisy. Trump branded his 2016 election rival “Crooked Hillary” Clinton over her use of a private email server and encouraged supporters in chants of “Lock her up!” Co...
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Trump sets off storm by criticizing retired Navy admiral

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump has ignited a firestorm of criticism and charges that he is politicizing the military by faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a Fox News interview Sunday in which he also asserted that the […]
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Benedict Cumberbatch Could Have Been True Blood's Vampire Bill

The year was 2008. Barack Obama was in the last leg of his ultimately successful bid for the U.S. presidency and the wildest thing on television aside from election coverage was a quirky little show on HBO called True Blood. The campy vampire soap opera quickly gained a reputation for the way its entire cast chewed up…Read more...
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But Her Emails: Ivanka Trump used personal email account for messages about her government work

Yes, irony is dead. The Washington Post reports that Presidential Daddy Daughter Ivanka Trump used a personal email account to receive and send emails about her work for the government of the United States. The emails were sent using the domain 'ijkfamily.com,' which Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner had a tech assistant set up in 2016, reports the Post. Ethics officials learned last year that Ivanka sent hundreds of emails from a personal account. Some of President Trump's advisers feared his d...
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CNN’s Jim Acosta Has Press Pass Restored by White House

The Trump administration informed the correspondent that his badge was formally restored, prompting the network to drop a lawsuit over the matter.
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Report: Ivanka Trump Used Personal Email For Gov’t Business Hundreds Of Times

“She was the worst offender in the White House,” one insider told The Washington Post of Trump's eldest daughter.
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Why the White House’s Rules for Press Conferences May Pose New Problems

WASHINGTON — The White House fully restored CNN chief White House correspondent Jim Acosta’s hard pass on Monday, and the news network in turn ended their litigation against the Trump administration. At the same time, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders outlined a new set of rules for the media during press conferences. But those, too, […]
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Ivanka Trump Sent Hundreds Of Emails On Gov’t Business Using Private Account

White House staffer Ivanka Trump used a personal email address to send hundreds of emails last year relating to government business, including to other administration officials, The Washington Post reported Monday. The Post based the news on the fruits of a records request by the liberal watchdog group American Oversight. A spokesperson for Ivanka Trump’s attorney Abbe Lowell confirmed the news. “While transitioning into government, after she was given an official account but until the White ...
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UNESCO calls for more to be done for migrants’ education

BERLIN (AP) — The U.N. culture and education agency says in a new report that more needs to be done to integrate refugee children into national educational systems. UNESCO said in the report released in Berlin on Tuesday that better access to quality education would help both the new arrivals and their new homelands. UNESCO […]
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DUP votes against finance bill in warning shot to May

Party fails to support government in apparent protest over Brexit dealThe future of Theresa May’s government has been thrown into further doubt after the Democratic Unionist party, whose 10 votes she relies on for a majority in parliament, abstained or backed Labour in a series of votes on the budget.The DUP is furious about the prime minister’s Brexit deal, and its decision to withhold support from the finance bill raised doubts about the future of the confidence and supply arrangement on which...
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DUP votes against finance bill in further blow to May

Party fires shot across bows of government in apparent protest over Brexit dealThe future of Theresa May’s government has been thrown into further doubt after the Democratic Unionist party, whose 10 votes she relies on for a majority in parliament, abstained or backed Labour in a series of votes on the budget.The DUP is furious about the prime minister’s Brexit deal, and its decision to withhold support from the finance bill raised doubts about the future of the confidence and supply arrangement...
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Freshman Dems face thorny first vote: Yes or no on Pelosi

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’s the thorny first question confronting newly elected House Democrats: Will you vote for Nancy Pelosi? Even before they’ve taken office, the freshmen swept in by the midterm elections are caught at the center of an escalating power struggle over Pelosi’s future. The clash intensified Monday as Pelosi’s critics unveiled a letter […]
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Ivanka Used Personal Email For Government Business Hundreds Of Times: Report

“She was the worst offender in the White House,” one insider told The Washington Post of Trump's eldest daughter.
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Feds agree to $1.2 billion in funding for Sound Transit’s Lynnwood light-rail line

An estimated 68,500 daily riders are expected to board the Lynnwood Link trains, which will provide an option to escape some of the nation’s worst highway delays. Construction is slated to be completed in mid-2024.
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White House fully restores CNN reporter Jim Acosta's credential, creates briefing rules

The Trump administration restored CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credential Monday, but created written rules for future news conferences.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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George Conway tells how he helped bring Clinton-Lewinsky scandal to light

The husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway describes his role in the Bill Clinton-Paula Jones case, and reveals himself as the source who tipped off Michael Isikoff to the bombshell news that Ken Starr was investigating Clinton’s affair with Monica Lewinsky.
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White House backs down from fight with CNN, restores press credential for reporter Jim Acosta

The Trump administration restored CNN reporter Jim Acosta's press credential Monday, but created written rules for future news conferences.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump draws criticism for faulting war hero on bin Laden

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is drawing heavy criticism for faulting a war hero for not capturing al-Qaida leader Osama bin Laden sooner. Trump took shots at retired Adm. William McRaven in a Fox News interview Sunday in which he also asserted that the former Navy SEAL was a “backer” of Trump’s 2016 rival, […]
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No More Laughs as White House Correspondents Dinner Turns to a Historian

Ron Chernow, the biographer of Alexander Hamilton, will take over the role traditionally occupied by a comedian. This year, Michelle Wolf outraged the crowd with her jokes.
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Jim Acosta row: White House restores CNN reporter's pass

The White House backs down from a legal fight over the reporter but sets rules for news conferences.
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Trump Makes Unusual Appearance At WH Christmas Tree Delivery

WASHINGTON (AP) — As strains of “O Christmas Tree” wafted through the cool air, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump on Monday accepted the official White House Christmas tree that will go on display in the Blue Room and anchor the holiday season at the executive mansion. The 19½-foot (6-meter) tall Fraser fir was cut from a farm owned by Larry Smith of Newland, North Carolina, and delivered to the front door of the White House on a green wagon hitched to a pair of horses. A sig...
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White House Drops Plan To Suspend Acosta’s Press Pass A Second Time

On second thought… The White House on Monday abandoned its plan to suspend CNN reporter Jim Acosta’s press pass for a second time after the expiration of a federal judge’s 14-day restraining order, instead warning Acosta to abide by a series of new rules for members of the media. In a letter to Acosta reported by CNN, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and White House deputy chief of staff for communications Bill Shine wrote: “Having received a formal reply from your counsel to...
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White House to Restore Acosta’s Pass – With a Warning

Trump has called for more "decorum" at the White House and has said staff is "writing up rules and regulations" for reporters.
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