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Trump Goes On Racist Tirade Against Sen. Elizabeth Warren Amid Russia Scandal

The president often turns to social media to vent during times of White House turmoil.
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Trump Goes On Racist Tirade Against Elizabeth Warren Amid New Russia Scandal

The president often turns to social media to vent during times of White House turmoil.
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Trump's weekend: new Russia questions, shutdown irritants

It wasn't the weekend that President Donald Trump wanted: largely alone at the White House, irked by a pair of startling Russia headlines and baffled that he's not getting more credit for staying put during the partial government shutdown.
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Here’s how much and how fast apprehensions at the border change

The border wall is at the center of the partial federal government shutdown, now the longest in U.S. history. President Trump is insisting on billions of dollars to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border before he reopens the government. How has the current wall worked to secure the border? How many people has it deterred? Funding and technology for security along the southern border has increased nearly every year for the past 15 and been effective. The number of people listed by the U.S. Borde...
Tags: Politics, News, Mexico, Immigration, California News, Infographic, Sport, Soccer, House, San Diego, Customs, Local News, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Border Protection, Rio Grande Valley


White House sought military strike against Iran

The White House demanded that the military draft plans for strikes on Iran after attacks in Iraq last year, sparking concern at the Pentagon and State Department, The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The report said the move came after a mortar attack launched by an Iran-linked group on the Baghdad diplomatic quarters home to the US embassy in September. It added that the NSC also requested options to respond with strikes in Iraq and Syria.
Tags: News, White House, Iraq, US, Iran, Pentagon, Baghdad, NSC, State Department The Wall Street Journal


Trump lashed out at his acting chief of staff during a meeting with Democrats

President Donald Trump lashed out at acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a Situation Room meeting with Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, earlier this month, a White House official said Sunday.
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Trump lashed out at his chief of staff during meeting with Democrats

President Donald Trump lashed out at acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a Situation Room meeting with Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, earlier this month, a White House official said Sunday.
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Trump lashed out at Mulvaney during meeting with Dems

President Donald Trump lashed out at acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a Situation Room meeting with Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, earlier this month, a White House official said Sunday.
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Trump lashed out at Mulvaney during meeting with Democrats

President Donald Trump lashed out at acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney during a Situation Room meeting with Democrats, including House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer, earlier this month, a White House official said Sunday.
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Justin Welby: no-deal Brexit would harm poorest people in UK

Archbishop of Canterbury says he prays every day for Theresa May and other politicians The archbishop of Canterbury has said a no-deal Brexit would hit the poorest and most vulnerable people in the UK.Justin Welby also said he was praying for Theresa May and other politicians at the start of what is expected to be one of the most tumultuous weeks in recent parliamentary history. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Religion, European Union, UK News, World news, Poverty, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Social exclusion, Christianity, Justin Welby, Anglicanism, Canterbury, Brexit


Trump under fresh scrutiny over relationship with Putin

US President Donald Trump faced uncomfortable new questions Sunday about his relationship with Vladimir Putin despite his angry dismissal of a report that he has kept top aides in the dark about his private conversations with the Russian leader. Republican lawmakers generally defended the president, saying he had been tougher on Russia than his Democratic predecessor Barack Obama, but some had questions. The Post reported that Trump has gone to unusual lengths to keep his private talks with Pu...
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May makes last-ditch bid to win over Commons to Brexit deal

Voting down plan would destroy faith in politics, PM to say at start of crucial week for leadershipTheresa May will make one final appeal to the Commons to pass her Brexit deal, amid speculation among many Conservative MPs that the expected defeat could spark a cross-party plan or moves to oust the prime minister.May is to start her most crucial week as prime minister with a speech at a factory in Stoke-on-Trent, where more than two-thirds of people voted to leave the EU. Reiterating her recent ...
Tags: Politics, Eu, UK News, Theresa May, Stoke, Stoke-on-Trent, Brexit, May


Trump's economic adviser compares shutdown to vacation, says furloughed workers are 'better off'

White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said furloughed federal workers who are not getting paid during the partial government shutdown are "better off" because they didn't have to use vacation days.
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WSJ: National Security Council Asked Pentagon For Iran Strike Options Last Year

President Donald Trump’s National Security Council, led by National Security A dviser John Bolton, asked the Pentagon to develop options for a military strike against Iran last year,  The Wall Street Journal reported Sunday  citing unnamed current and f ormer U.S. officials. The request alarmed the Pentagon and State Department, the Journal reported, but the Pentagon complied with the request and developed the options. The Journal reported that it wasn’t clear whether Trump knew about,...
Tags: News, White House, Iraq, Iran, United States, National Security, Pentagon, National Security Council, Bolton, Tehran, Donald Trump, Wall Street Journal, Baghdad, Journal, Trump, Basra


Anthony Scaramucci Joins CBS’ ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ As Season 2 Cast Member

The former White House communications director will compete alongside Lindsay Lohan's mom, Dina Lohan.
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Anthony Scaramucci Heads to ‘Celebrity Big Brother’ House as CBS Reveals This Year’s Cast

Anthony Scaramucci better hope his stint in the “Big Brother” house is longer than his one in the White House. Donald Trump’s former director of communications, who held that job for all of 10 days in 2017, will now follow his ex-boss into the world of reality TV, as one of the contestants this month […]
Tags: News, White House, House, Cbs, Big Brother, Donald Trump, Kandi Burruss, Anthony Scaramucci, Big Brother: Celebrity Edition


President Trump criticized for inviting Clemson to White House amid government shutdown

President Donald Trump has invited the Clemson football team to celebrate its national championship at the White House amid the government shutdown.            [Author: Anderson Independent Mail]
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Meet the cast of ‘Celebrity Big Brother,’ including an ousted Trump staffer and momager

Anthony Scaramucci only lasted days at the White House, but hopefully he'll fare better on "Big Brother: Celebrity Edition," along with Ryan Lochte.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump losing blame game over shutdown – but increase in support for wall could see president dig in further

Donald Trump is losing the battle to avoid blame for the government shutdown according to the latest polls, as he seeks funds to build his promised wall on the US-Mexico border. More than half of American’s now say that the president and Republicans are responsible for the closure, which has reached a record 23 days, but the key takeaway for Mr Trump will be that public support for the wall has increased since January 2018. Fifty-three per cent of the public blamed the White House and Mr Trump...
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White House asked for options to strike Iran: WSJ

The White House's national security team last fall asked the Pentagon to provide it with options for striking Iran after a group of militants aligned with Tehran fired mortars into an area in Baghdad that is home to the U.S. Embassy, the Wall Street Journal reported Sunday. The request by the National Security Council, which is led by John Bolton, sparked deep concern among Pentagon and State Department officials, the newspaper reported, citing current and former U.S. officials.
Tags: News, White House, Iran, Pentagon, National Security Council, State Department, Tehran, Wall Street Journal, Baghdad, WSJ, John Bolton


Yellow vests: protesters fight for ideological ownership

In France and Britain, gilets jaunes have mutated into symbols of anger against anything from austerity to IslamWhat is not in dispute is who came first. On the French side of the channel lie the original gilets jaunes (yellow vests), a grassroots, social media-based citizens’ movement with no formal structure, recognised leader or party or union backing, named after the hi-visibility jackets that French drivers are required by law to carry in their vehicles.As French yellow vests kicked off the...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Protest, France, Social Media, Austerity, UK News, Britain, The far right, Emmanuel Macron


White House asked the Pentagon for plans to strike Iran – report

The ‘mind-boggling’ request came after two incidents in Iraq last September when militia mortar and missiles exploded near US diplomatic facilitiesThe White House asked the Pentagon to draw up options for military strikes against Iran in the wake of two incidents in Iraq last September when mortar and missiles fired by militias exploded near US diplomatic facilities, it was reported on Sunday. Related: US will expel every last Iranian boot from Syria, says Mike Pompeo Continue reading...
Tags: White House, Iraq, US, World news, US foreign policy, US news, Iran, Syria, Middle East and North Africa, US national security, US military, Pentagon, Iran's Nuclear Programme, Iran Nuclear Deal, Mike Pompeo, Trump Administration


WaPo: Trump Took Interpreter’s Notes After Putin Meeting, Told Him Not To Share Details

President Donald Trump has taken steps to keep the details of his meetings with Russian President Vladimir Putin from reaching other members of his administration, the Washington Post reported Saturday , leaving holes in the U.S. government’s account of what happened during meetings between the two leaders at five locations over the past two years. Trump has even gone so far as to take his interpreter’s notes at the end of one meeting, the Post reported, citing current and former U.S. o...
Tags: Post, News, Putin, Vladimir Putin, Washington Post, White House, Fox News, Donald Trump, Hamburg, Helsinki, Trump, Putin Trump, State, Helsinki Finland, House Foreign Affairs Committee, Jeanine Pirro


Julian Castro Blasts Border ‘Tragedy’ Sparked by Trump Policies

(Bloomberg) -- Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama administration housing secretary, slammed President Donald Trump’s policy of separating families at the southern U.S. border a day after announcing his 2020 White House bid, highlighting what is likely to be a principal issue in his campaign.
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Julian Castro Blasts Border `Tragedy' Sparked by Trump Policies

(Bloomberg) -- Julian Castro, the former San Antonio mayor and Obama administration housing secretary, slammed President Donald Trump’s policy of separating families at the southern U.S. border a day after announcing his 2020 White House bid, highlighting what is likely to be a principal issue in his campaign.
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Elon Musk got some time with China's premier in a sign that the heat is going out of Trump's trade war

Tesla CEO Elon Musk met Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Wednesday. Li said he hoped Tesla could be "a promoter of the stability of Chinese-US relations" in a sign that the two countries' trade war may be thawing. Tesla kicked off the construction of its new $2 billion Gigafactory in China this week. Elon Musk is on a charm offensive in China — and his latest meeting may be a sign that trade hostilities between the US and China are thawing. After beginning construction on Tesla's new $2 billion ...
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President Trump Evades Questions on Whether He Has Worked for Russia

Trump said it was the 'most insulting' question he'd ever been asked
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'Cornish embassy' would continue to represent county in EU

Council tenders for contract for continued operations of an office in Brussels after BrexitThe clock might be ticking to Brexit on 29 March, but even if Britain leaves the EU on that date, a “Cornish embassy” will continue to speak out in Brussels.Cornwall council is tendering for a contract for the continued operations of an office in the city “to support our efforts to define our place within the new UK/EU relationship”. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, UK News, World news, Britain, Foreign Policy, Cornwall, Brussels, Brexit, UK EU, Cornish, Brussels Cornwall


What does the week ahead hold for the Brexit debate?

It’s a crucial juncture for all sides as MPs prepare to vote on Theresa May’s dealThe European Union is expected to publish a letter of clarification emphasising that any use of the Northern Ireland backstop designed to keep the land border open would only ever be temporary, although it will be a surprise if it makes much difference to the Commons arithmetic. Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Northern Ireland, Article 50, Brexit, Democratic Unionist party (DUP


The Hollywood glamour of the Reagans

The Reagans were all about being stars, and they brought Hollywood glamour to the White House. Watch 'American Style' on January 13 and January 20 at 9 p.m. ET.
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