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Don Lemon: Trump waking up to whole new reality

CNN's Don Lemon discusses President Donald Trump's comments during a White House meeting with his Cabinet and congressional leaders.
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As shutdown impasse drags on, DACA protections-for-border wall deal resurfaces

As congressional leaders left the White House on Wednesday with little progress on ending the government shutdown, some lawmakers appeared ready to try to resurrect a deal that would secure billions for the construction of a border wall in exchange for protections for children of immigrants brought to the U.S. illegally.
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6 tax breaks that are gone or reduced

Hello 2019! I'm not sure we're ready for you, particularly when it comes to the major tax code changes under the Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA). We'll deal with the real-life effects of the new tax laws for the first time when we file our 2018 returns. When that will be is still up in the air and depends on a resolution to the partial government shutdown. But even though Capitol Hill and many of Uncle Sam's offices remain in limbo, we taxpayers need to start now taking an up close and personal lo...
Tags: New York, Taxes, Congress, California, White House, Time, United States, Capitol Hill, Sam, Internal Revenue Service, TCJA


Cuban posting system, two-way players top baseball’s storylines to watch in 2019

A minor baseball video game title, “Super Baseball 2020,” was released in North America in 1993. Its vision for the future of the sport was more ambitious than its low-res graphics. You could play as a man, a woman or a robot. Every game took place at the same indoor facility, Cyber Egg Stadium. A clock ticked away in the upper-left corner of the screen. Home runs only counted if they were hit to center field. Robot umpires governed with infallible judgment. The next 363 days will point the way ...
Tags: Japan, Supreme Court, Angels, Sports, Barack Obama, Sport, Soccer, United States, Mlb, Giancarlo Stanton, Sports Illustrated, North America, Cuba, Rays, Giants, Major League Baseball


Anderson Cooper calls out 'acting' in Trump's Cabinet

CNN's Anderson Cooper checks President Donald Trump's comments during a White House meeting with his cabinet and congressional leaders.
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Anderson Cooper calls out all the 'acting' in Trump's Cabinet

CNN's Anderson Cooper checks President Donald Trump's comments during a White House meeting with his cabinet and congressional leaders.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Anderson Cooper, Donald Trump, Trump s Cabinet


Democratic Sen. Dick Durbin Discusses Meeting With Trump Over Government Shutdown

NPR's Audie Cornish speaks with Sen. Dick Durbin, D-Ill., who was among the Congressional leaders gathered at the White House Wednesday for a briefing on the president's border wall plans.
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White House Meeting Breaks Up Without Deal to End Shutdown

(Bloomberg) -- Congressional leaders were unable to strike a deal to end a partial shutdown of the federal government at a meeting with Donald Trump on Wednesday, and the president invited them to return to the White House on Friday for further negotiations.
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Jake Tapper Asks Mitt Romney If Accepting Trump’s Endorsement Was A Mistake

Romney wouldn't say why he didn't have a problem when Trump was falsely accusing Barack Obama of being born in Africa.
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Home alone no more: Trump’s chatty recovery from cabin fever

WASHINGTON (AP) — Home alone no more, President Donald Trump had a lot to share when he convened a rambling Cabinet meeting on Day 12 of the government shutdown. The president, eager for company after a lonely stretch in a near-empty White House, zigzagged for more than 90 minutes from his demands for a southern […]
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UK trains 'are packed to near double capacity'

Some major routes to be 208% over capacity by 2022, shows data compiled by LabourOvercrowding on trains is at the highest level for years, according to official data compiled by Labour showing some major routes are to be 208% of capacity by 2022.A study of found the most overcrowded services were on average 187% of capacity in 2017, an increase of 25% since 2011. Continue reading...
Tags: Politics, UK, Money, UK News, Consumer affairs, Labour, Manchester, Greater Manchester, Transport, Rail transport, Chris Grayling, Transport policy, Rail Fares, North Of England


Trump’s Border Wall Shutdown Continues Into A New Congress With A Dem. House

Trump holds a White House "briefing" but fails to persuade Democrats to spend taxpayer money on a border wall.
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Democrats are getting ready to run in 2020. Who has the money advantage?

Elizabeth Warren has loads of cash, and Joe Biden has a substantial network. A look at some of the potential 2020 White House candidates and how their early fundraising is shaping up.
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How the Government Shutdown Could Impact Hollywood

WASHINGTON — So far, the most visible signs of the ongoing government shutdown have been in images of overflowing trash cans at national parks and the closure of key D.C. locations like the National Zoo. On Thursday, the media industry will start to feel the impact as the FCC plans to suspend most operations by […]
Tags: Politics, Hollywood, News, Fcc, Washington, National Park Service


No deal to end shutdown; Trump says 'could be a long time'

No one budged at President Donald Trump's White House meeting with congressional leaders Wednesday, so the partial government shutdown persisted through a 12th day over his demand for billions of dollars to build a wall along the U.S. border with Mexico. They'll try again Friday.
Tags: Mexico, White House, Donald Trump, Trump


White House shutdown talks yield no breakthroughs

Neither side budged and both exchanged blame Wednesday following President Donald Trump's White House meeting with congressional leaders over the partial government shutdown which continues for a 13th day on Thursday. They'll try again on Friday. (Jan. 2)            [Author: AP]
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'I won': Trump rebuffs criticism from incoming Senator Romney

Romney, who starts work on Thursday when members of the 2019-2020 Congress take office, suggested in a newspaper essay published on Tuesday that Trump had "caused dismay around the world" and said his presidency had "made a deep descent in December." "On balance, his conduct over the past two years ... is evidence that the president has not risen to the mantle of the office," said Romney in the Washington Post essay, reprising a strong critique of Trump that he voiced during the 2016 presidenti...
Tags: News, Congress, Washington Post, White House, Republican, Jeff Flake, Trump, Romney


Lawmakers Meet Trump At White House For Talks Amid Government Shutdown

President Trump invited top bipartisan congressional leaders for a briefing on border security as the partial government shutdown entered its 12th day on Wednesday.
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Dems Don’t Budge On Border Wall After Situation Room Meeting With Trump

So much for a Situation Room breakthrough. Congressional Democratic leaders emerged from a White House meeting with President Trump and their GOP counterparts with not much new to report about ending the government shutdown, making it clear that neither side had budged over Trump’s demand that they give him more than $5 billion for a wall along the U.S.-Mexico border. Instead, Democratic leaders reiterated their promise to support a bill funding most of the government through September while ...
Tags: News, Congress, Mexico, Senate, White House, Gop, House, Dc, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Schumer, Cameron Joseph, Chuck Schumer D NY, Congressional Democratic, Nancy Pelosi D CA


Give the Northwest Angle to Canada? Residents say 'no thanks'

A petition to the White House suggests giving Minnesota's scenic Northwest Angle to Canada.
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Why Mitt Romney Is Picking a Fight with Donald Trump

Don’t start printing “Mitt 2020” tote bags just yet. Mitt Romney, the two-time White House hopeful who will be seated Thursday as Utah’s junior Senator, sparked conversation late Tuesday with a Washington Post column that savaged President Donald Trump’s character, claiming he “has not risen to the mantle of the office.” The brutal rebuke of…
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Washington Post, Senate, White House, Uncategorized, Gop, Mitt Romney, Republican Party, Donald Trump, Don


Sic Transit

When President Trump has his angry, teary monologue with the painting of Hillary in the White House, it’ll be a pool spray. We’re halfway there. [Author: Josh Marshall]
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President Trump Says Shutdown Will Last ‘As Long As it Takes’ As He Continues Push for Wall

The partial government shutdown is in its 12th day
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Supreme Court Poised To Weigh In On Secret Muller-Linked Grand Jury Case

The unknown foreign corporation that has been resisting a subpoena in a grand jury case believed to be related to the special counsel’s Russia investigation filed a sealed briefing with the Supreme Court Wednesday. It was the latest sealed filing in the closely-watched case that has been mostly under wraps since a federal judge in Washington was considering it last year. Most of what’s known about the legal dispute comes from a vague judgement handed down publicly by an appellate court on Dec...
Tags: News, Supreme Court, Washington, White House, Russia, Cnn, Trump, Tierney Sneed, John Roberts, Howell, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Beryl Howell, Muckraker


Trump warns US government shutdown could last a 'long time'

President Donald Trump warned that the partial shutdown of the US government, which entered its 12th day on Wednesday, could last a "long time" as he stood firm in his demand for billions of dollars in funding for a border wall with Mexico. One day before Democrats take over control of the House of Representatives, Trump showed no signs of backing away from his insistence on $5.6 billion for his "beautiful" southern wall. "This is national security we're talking about," he said at a cabinet me...
Tags: News, Mexico, White House, US, Republican, Donald Trump, Trump, House of Representatives Trump


Meet the Man Who Turned Trump’s ‘Flip Flops’ Into Actual Flip Flops You Can Wear to the Pool

A genius turned the president’s changes of heart into actual flip flops
Tags: Fashion, Politics, News, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Trump


Trump Gripes About Lonely Xmas With No One But ‘Machine Gunners’ Who Don’t Smile

During an hour-plus pool spray with reporters before a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, President Trump lamented his lonely Christmas when asked how long the government would remain shut down. “Could be a long time, it c ould be quickly.  Could be a long time,” he said. “ It’s too important a subject to walk  away from.  I was here on Christmas evening.  I was all by myself in the White H ouse.  That’s a big, big house,  except  for the all guys on the lawn with  machine guns. Nicest...
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Trump says they are still working to set up 2nd Kim Jong Un meeting

President Donald Trump said the White House would be setting up a meeting with North Korean dictator Kim Jong Un in the "not too distant future."
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Trump and congressional leaders set for showdown

President Donald Trump will host a bipartisan group of congressional leadership Wednesday for what the White House is billing as a border security briefing in the White House Situation Room -- their first meeting since a partial government shutdown began nearly two weeks ago.
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Trump sounds-off on Romney in meeting

During a cabinet meeting at the White House, President Trump sounded off on Mitt Romney after the incoming Utah senator and former 2012 Republican presidential nominee penned a scathing Washington Post op-ed about Trump.
Tags: Utah, News, Washington Post, White House, Stories, Mitt Romney, Trump, Romney



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