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White House chief of staff John Kelly to leave at year’s end

By ZEKE MILLER and JILL COLVIN WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump said Saturday that chief of staff John Kelly will leave his job by year’s end amid an expected West Wing reshuffling reflecting a focus on the 2020 re-election campaign and the challenge of governing with Democrats reclaiming control of the House. Nick Ayers, Vice President Mike Pence’s chief of staff, is Trump’s top choice to replace Kelly, and the two have held discussions for months about the job, a White House official s...
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State Rep. Knopp leaving GOP caucus in bid for coalition

KENAI, Alaska (AP) — State Rep. Gary Knopp will not be part of any majority party in the Alaska House’s upcoming session. KINY radio reports the Kenai Republican announced Saturday that he is parting with the GOP caucus in hopes of forcing a consensus among lawmakers. Knopp’s decision leaves the Republicans and Democrats in the […]
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When A 'Trade War' Involves Seizing And Imprisoning Foreign Execs, It's No Longer Just About Trade (techdirt)

For years we've been writing about the weird US government infatuation with the Chinese telco equipment firm, Huawei. The company has built a widely successful business, but going back many years there's been a loud whisper campaign that the company's equipment would send information back to the Chinese government. Of course, when our own government investigated this, it could find no evidence at all that this was true. It also seems notable that Huawei itself asked for this investigation, claim...
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Former Nixon lawyer says he thinks Congress will have 'little choice' after court filings in Michael Cohen's case

Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean said he thinks Congress will have "little choice" but to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following a Friday evening court filing involving Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
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Dean: Congress will have 'little choice' but to begin impeachment

Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean said he thinks Congress will have "little choice" but to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following a Friday evening court filing involving Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
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Former Nixon WH lawyer: Congress will have 'little choice' but to begin impeachment proceedings

Former Nixon White House lawyer John Dean said he thinks Congress will have "little choice" but to begin impeachment proceedings against President Donald Trump following a Friday evening court filing involving Trump's former lawyer Michael Cohen.
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Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans

WASHINGTON (AP) — The FBI’s counterintelligence investigation into potential ties between the Trump campaign and Russia initially focused on four Americans and whether they were connected to Russian efforts to interfere in the 2016 presidential election. That’s according to a closed-door interview former FBI director James Comey gave Friday to the House Judiciary Committee. The […]
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John Kelly’s hectic WH Chief of Staff experience has ended

President Donald Trump’s administration continues to see turnover as he announced John Kelly, the White House Chief of Staff, will be leaving by the end of 2018.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Cabinet splits over second referendum on Brexit deal

May’s plan heading for huge defeat as senior Tory suggests second referendum could be ‘PM’s only chance’A deep cabinet split has opened up over whether Theresa May should back a second referendum in a final attempt to end the political deadlock over Brexit, as senior Conservatives predicted on Saturday night that her blueprint for leaving the EU was heading for a crushing House of Commons defeat. Related: No hope of success and no plan B – but the PM won’t blink Continue reading...
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John Kelly To Step Down As White House Chief Of Staff

President Trump says Kelly, who was expected to bring order to the White House, will leave his post at the end of the year.
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Key moments from John Kelly’s tumultuous tenure as White House chief of staff

John Kelly’s 17 months in the White House definitely had its ups and downs the the president’s chief of staff.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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A Look Back At John Kelly's Turbulent Time In The White House

John Kelly will leave his post as White House chief of staff by the end of the
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John Kelly Will Depart As Chief Of Staff, Trump Tells Reporters

President Trump’s Chief of Staff, John Kelly, will leave the job by the end of the year, the President announced on Saturday.“John Kelly will be leaving — I don’t know if I can say ‘retiring,’” Trump told reporters on the White House lawn according to The New York Times. “But he’s a great guy. John Kelly will be leaving at the end of the year.”Kelly, a retired Marine Corps general, was one of several ex-military men who joined the Trump administration early on, initially as Secretary of Homelan...
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These Are the Generals Who’ve Left the White House

President Trump appointed more generals to senior positions than any other modern president. But with John Kelly’s resignation, only one general remains. Here’s what happened.
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Zuckerberg must end far right's fundraising on Facebook – Tom Watson

Labour’s deputy leader demands action after the Guardian’s investigationRevealed: the hidden global network behind Tommy RobinsonThe deputy Labour leader, Tom Watson, has demanded that Facebook’s Mark Zuckerberg never again allows far-right activists to fundraise on the network, criticising him for having a “contempt for social responsibility”.A Guardian investigation on Friday found that a hidden global network of US thinktanks, rightwing Australians and Russian trolls were providing financial,...
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Party on? The White House holiday press party may be a ghost of Christmas past

The annual Christmas press party, a tradition at 1600 Pennsylvania Ave. for decades, apparently has melted away like a snowflake in May.
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Rights chief: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia’s oldest, most decorated human rights activists, has died at 91

MOSCOW (AP) — Rights chief: Lyudmila Alexeyeva, one of Russia’s oldest, most decorated human rights activists, has died at 91.
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AP Fact Check: We’re In Paris. No One Is Chanting ‘We Want Trump!’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eager for a historic trade agreement, President Donald Trump is claiming done deals with China that aren’t measuring up to the hype. He describes last week’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping in Buenos Aires, Argentina, as “extraordinary” and a “big leap forward.” China, however, has provided few details and little confirmation about what it actually agreed to do in regard to buying more American products and addressing the Trump administration’s assertions that Beij...
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This justice began a conservative transformation

When Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked President Donald Trump over judicial independence in November, some critics countered with a 2010 moment between President Barack Obama and Justice Samuel Alito.
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This justice began the court's conservative transformation

When Chief Justice John Roberts rebuked President Donald Trump over judicial independence in November, some critics countered with a 2010 moment between President Barack Obama and Justice Samuel Alito.
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Trump chief of staff John Kelly to leave White House job

The announcement comes after persistent reports that Mr Kelly was under pressure to go.
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Russia’s most famous human rights activist dies at 91

MOSCOW (AP) — Lyudmila Alexeyeva, a human rights pioneer and dissident who challenged the Soviet and Russian regimes for decades, demanding that they free political prisoners and establish democratic rights, died Saturday in a Moscow hospital, a Russian official said. She was 91. “She remained a human rights activist to the very end,” said Mikhail […]
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Every Major Moment of John Kelly’s Rise and Fall in Trump’s White House

Trump said that Kelly would leave his position at the end of the yea
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Trump: John Kelly leaving at end of the year

President Donald Trump confirmed that chief of staff John Kelly will be leaving the White House at the end of 2018.
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Trump aide John Kelly to leave White House job

The US president says chief of staff John Kelly will leave his administration by the end of the year.
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John Kelly to Depart as White House Chief of Staff, Trump Says

WASHINGTON — White House Chief of Staff John Kelly will leave his post toward at the end of the year, President Trump told reporters on Saturday. Kelly has long been rumored to be on his way out. At one point, Trump announced that Kelly would stay in his post through 2020, but that didn’t end […]
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John Kelly to leave the White House at the end of year

John Kelly will leave his job as chief of staff at the end of the year, Donald Trump announced on Saturday, describing him as "a great guy". Mr Kelly, 68, took over from Reince Priebus in July 2017, and was brought in to try and instill some discipline in the White House. However, his departure had long been rumoured, with Mr Kelly, a retired Marine general, reportedly frustrated at Mr Trump's freewheeling style. Last month Melania Trump, the first lady, reportedly demanded Mr Kelly be fire...
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Trump is 10th sitting president to attend Army-Navy game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Saturday was a day of politics and football for President Donald Trump, who announced the departure of his chief of staff, nominated a new top military adviser and then threw fist pumps at this year’s Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied […]
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Trump handles coin toss at start of Army-Navy football game

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — President Donald Trump mixed politics and sports Saturday, announcing the departure of his chief of staff before settling in for Army-Navy football game. The commander in chief flew to Philadelphia for the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry between the service academies, and officiated the coin toss at Lincoln Financial Field, home […]
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Trump set for his first Army-Navy football game as president

WASHINGTON (AP) — It’ll be the first Army-Navy football game for Donald Trump as president, and he’s set to officiate the coin toss in Philadelphia before the 119th meeting in the storied rivalry. Trump, who attended in 2016 as president-elect, will become the 10th sitting president to go to the game. President Theodore Roosevelt was […]
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