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Jeff Flake won't run for president in 2020, joins CBS News as a contributor

Jeff Flake said on "CBS This Morning" there is no viable path forward for a Republican like him to challenge Donald Trump for the White House in 2020.            [Author: Arizona Republic]
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Steve Bannon says in revealing doc that he did 'the Lord's work' in Trump White House

President Donald Trump's former adviser Steve Bannon gets the documentary treatment in "The Brink," which chronicles his life since the White House.            [Author: USA TODAY]
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As it happened – MPs vote for Brady's Brexit amendment to renegotiate backstop

Commons also backs non-binding amendment to reject no-deal Brexit, as EU says withdrawal agreement is ‘not open for renegotiation’Full results: how did each MP vote on the amendments?Macron rules out backstop renegotiationMPs’ best quotes from the Brexit debate 2.57am GMT It’s been quite a day in Brexitland and it’s now time to wind down the blog for the night.These are the main developments today: 1.49am GMT Charles Grant, a long-term Brussels hand who heads the Centre for European Refo...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tony Blair, Scottish politics, Northern Irish politics, Brussels, Times, Brexit


Former Trump aide: I justified behavior

Former White House communications aide Cliff Sims spoke to CNN's Anderson Cooper about working for President Trump's White House and the impact it had on his behavior as detailed in his new book "Team of Vipers."
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Los Angeles Mayor won't run for president

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday evening that he would not pursue a run for the White House in 2020, stating that solving Los Angeles' homelessness crisis and other problems needed his full attention.
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Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti won't run for president

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti announced Tuesday evening that he would not pursue a run for the White House in 2020, stating that solving Los Angeles' homelessness crisis and other problems needed his full attention.
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Kamala Harris to Fundraise in L.A. for 2020 Presidential Bid

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) will raise money for her presidential campaign in Los Angeles this weekend, making her the first of 2020’s presidential contenders to schedule a formal fundraiser with the city’s deep-pocketed base of donors. David Cooley, the CEO and founder of the Abbey in West Hollywood, will host an event at his Hancock […]
Tags: Politics, News, Los Angeles, Kamala Harris, West Hollywood, Calif, Sen Kamala Harris, David Cooley


L.A. Mayor Eric Garcetti Won’t Run for President in 2020

Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti plans to announce on Tuesday that he will not run for president in 2020, according to Politico. A source familiar with Garcetti’s plans confirmed that he would not enter the race. Garcetti’s advisers declined to comment. Garcetti had said that he was considering a presidential bid, and he seemed to be laying […]
Tags: Politics, News, Los Angeles, Eric Garcetti, Garcetti, 2020 Presidential Race


On both ends of Capitol, both parties warn big pharma on drug prices

WASHINGTON — Members of Congress from both parties served notice on pharmaceutical companies Tuesday that the days of unchecked drug-price increases were over and that they would be held politically accountable for exorbitant prices. The new reality became apparent at simultaneous but separate hearings of House and Senate committees where lawmakers said that the relentless […]
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White House Memo: The Many Ways to Leave the White House

President Trump often tries to spin resignations as firings, a reaction driven by a hypersensitivity to the perception that anyone would ever want to leave him.
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Sanders, Omarosa, Kelly, Comey, Manigault, Priebus, Spicer, Tillerson, Fuentes, Bannon, Hicks, Eisen, Ethics and Official Misconduct


‘Generation Wealth’ Trailer: A Horrifying and Fascinating Examination of a Society Too Rich For Its Own Good

Here it is: the trailer for what looks to be the most frightening movie of 2019. Generation Wealth finds acclaimed photographer and documentarian Lauren Greenfield returning to one of her favorite subjects: wealthy people and the strange bubbles they live within. However, this is no fluffy puff piece. As the footage below showcases, Greenfield’s film suggests some real “fall of the Roman empire” stuff – can a society like this survive or is this just another sign that we’re all doomed? Gene...
Tags: Amazon, Movies, Documentary, White House, China, Amazon Prime, Las Vegas, Movie Trailers, American Dream, Versailles, Greenfield, Ben Pearson, Mount Rushmore, Lauren Greenfield, Generation Wealth, Society Too Rich For Its Own Good


Is Eric Garcetti running for president? New report casts doubt

Amid speculation that he might launch a presidential bid, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a press release today saying he plans to hold a City Hall news conference at 5 p.m. There were no more details about the conference, but for months Garcetti, a Democrat, has been rumored to be interested in running for president. Politico reported late Tuesday that Garcetti will use the event to say he is not planning to run for president. The story, which cites three unnamed sources, noted that Garc...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Politico, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Iowa, Local News, Los Angeles School District, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, South Carolina, Kamala Harris


Is Eric Garcetti running for president? News conference slated for 5 p.m.

Amid speculation that he might launch a presidential bid, Los Angeles Mayor Eric Garcetti issued a press release today saying he plans to hold a City Hall news conference at 5 p.m. There were no more details about the conference, but for months Garcetti, a Democrat, has been rumored to be interested in running for president. No sitting mayor has been elected president. The announcement comes as polls show a majority of American voters say they definitely will not vote again for Donald Trump, but...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Los Angeles, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, Local News, Los Angeles School District, Donald Trump, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, Kamala Harris, HARRIS, Garcetti


Brexit: May goes back to Brussels but EU says nothing has changed

MPs pass amendment promising to replace Irish backstop with ‘alternative arrangements’Theresa May was handed a two-week deadline to resuscitate her Brexit deal last night after she caved to Tory eurosceptics and pledged to go back to Brussels and demand changes to the Irish backstop.With just 59 days to go until exit day, MPs narrowly passed a government-backed amendment, tabled by senior Tory Graham Brady, promising to replace the Irish backstop with unspecified “alternative arrangements”. Cont...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Ireland, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn


White House to seek big domestic spending cuts; budget will be late

The White House will propose significant non-defense spending cuts in its 2020 budget proposal, officials said on Tuesday, but it will miss the Monday, Feb. 4 deadline for submitting its plan to U.S. Congress, where the new Democratic majority in the House of Representatives plans to oppose it.
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Brexit: MPs vote for Brady amendment to renegotiate Irish backstop – Politics live

Commons also backs non-binding amendment to reject no-deal Brexit, as EU says withdrawal agreement is ‘not open for renegotiation’Full list of amendments and how MPs votedMacron rules out backstop renegotiationMPs’ best quotes from the Brexit debate 9.17pm GMT The EU27 are very good at message discipline. Leo Varadkar, the Irish prime minister, has just issued a statement through his office that reads very like the one from Donald Tusk. (See 8.55am. A spokesperson for Varadkar said:The EU po...
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Trump’s government shutdown cut off access to crucial public data

President Donald Trump reopened the US government last Friday after his 35-day-long attempt to compel members of Congress to fund a wall along the southern border ended in abject failure. By all accounts, except perhaps the President’s own, the longest shutdown in modern US politics was a complete catastrophe. According to experts, it’s lingering effects may never be fully understood. Especially when it comes to the gaps and delays caused by a lack of data – the people’s data. The most visible a...
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The Trump Revival

Opinion Donald Trump at Whitehouse Desk, still winning. USA – -(AmmoLand.com)- As you listen to the liberal media, the Never Trumpers and the left-wing Trump haters chatter on about President Trump’s current situation, remember these two numbers — 35 and 49. The first number was President Ronald Reagan’s approval in January 1983. The second number was the number of states Reagan carried 22 months later. I am not predicting President Trump will carry 49 states. This is a different environme...
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Stacey Abrams Will Deliver Democratic Response to Trump’s State of the Union Speech

Sen. Chuck Schumer said he asked Abrams three weeks ago and she accepted
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Brexit: Cooper amendment to allow bill for article 50 extension fails – Politics live

Theresa May says she will reopen Brexit withdrawal agreement with EU ahead of series of votesFull list of amendments to May’s statementEU dismisses Tory compromise Brexit plan as unworkableThe ‘Malthouse compromise’: everything you need to know 8.24pm GMT Labour source: Spelman amendment could go through. 17 Tories voting for it. Says it will be close 8.24pm GMT From the Daily Mail’s Daniel Martin14 Labour MPs rebelled and voted against Cooper amendment Continue reading...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Tony Blair, Scottish politics, Northern Irish politics, Brexit, Cooper, Spelman, Malthouse


Full list: amendments to May’s statement on defeat of her Brexit bill

Here are the amendments chosen by Speaker John Bercow and how MPs have votedAll of the day’s political developments – live updatesMPs will vote on Tuesday on a series of amendments to Theresa May’s statement on the defeat of her Brexit bill. The fact the statement can be amended means it is being used as a vehicle for all sorts of policy suggestions.Below are the amendments which will be voted upon, as selected by Speaker John Bercow. This is the order in which they will be taken: Continue readi...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Yvette Cooper, Liberal Democrats, John Bercow, Dominic Grieve, Hilary Benn, Article 50, Brexit


Brexit: MPs vote on anti-backstop and article 50 amendments – Politics live

Theresa May says she will reopen Brexit withdrawal agreement with EU ahead of series of votesFull list of amendments to May’s statementEU dismisses Tory compromise Brexit plan as unworkableThe ‘Malthouse compromise’: everything you need to knowLabour backs Cooper plan to rule out no-deal BrexitBrexit debate opening - Summary and analysis 7.17pm GMT Here is the full text of the SNP amendment.Line 1, leave out from “House” to end and add “notes that the Scottish parliament, national assembly f...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK, Wales, Scotland, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House, House Of Commons, SNP, Tony Blair


Starbucks’ Schultz ‘100% Will Only Run If He Sees a Viable Path,’ Adviser Says

Schultz’s announcement that he’d consider a 2020 bid outside of either party drew a furious reaction from Democrats, who warned that he’d draw votes from the party’s eventual nominee and assure the re-election of President Donald Trump. There’s no chance he gets in this race if there isn’t a path," Bill Burton, a former aide to President Barack Obama who recently joined Schultz’s political team, said in an interview Tuesday. Burton said it may not be until "summer or fall" when Schultz makes a...
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Trump Allies Keep Saying Mueller Is Almost Done. Here Are the Signs He’s Not

Then-White House lawyer Ty Cobb once told Reuters that Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation would be wrapping up within a few months. That was in mid-August of 2017 — more than 17 months ago. Cobb no longer works at the White House, but his optimism lives on among Trump associates. Throughout 2017 and 2018, Cobb…
Tags: News, Justice, White House, Uncategorized, Department Of Justice, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani, Reuters, Cobb, Mueller, Matthew Whitaker, Ty Cobb, Robert Mueller


Critics Are Flooding the Comments on Howard Schultz’s MasterClass on Leadership

Here's how some feel about the former Stabucks CEO's potential presidential run
Tags: Politics, News, Uncategorized, Howard Schultz, 2020 Election


Brexit debate: May boosted as ERG and DUP signal support for Brady amendment – Politics live

Theresa May says she will reopen Brexit withdrawal agreement with EU ahead of votes on anti-backstop and Article 50 amendmentsFull list of amendments to May’s statementEU dismisses Tory compromise Brexit plan as unworkableThe ‘Malthouse compromise’: everything you need to knowLabour backs Cooper plan to rule out no-deal BrexitBrexit debate opening - Summary and analysis 5.19pm GMT And this is from the Daily Mirror’s Pippa Crerar.One Tory MP tells me that Brady may well pass because Govt has ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, Sky, Tony Blair, WTO, Brussels, Brexit, Brady, Cooper


Trump Campaign Threatens Former Staffer With NDA Lawsuit

In an unprecedented move, a top official of President Trump’s campaign is threatening that the campaign will sue a former staffer who wrote a tell-all memoir about chaos in the White House and on the campaign trail.  “The Trump campaign is preparing to file suit against Cliff Sims for violating our NDA,” Trump campaign chief operating officer Michael Glassner tweeted Tuesday, quoting a tweet from Trump himself calling Sims a “mess” and saying that he “signed a non-disclosure agreement.” A l...
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Trump Winery Seeks To Hire Short-Term Foreign Guest Workers

Trump Winery, owned by Eric Trump, has asked the Labor Department to allow for the hiring of 23 foreign guest workers, immigrants who come to America temporarily for work. According to a Monday BuzzFeed News report, since the Trump campaign began in 2015, the President’s various businesses have hired more than 600 workers from outside of the U.S. The Washington Post reported Saturday that Trump’s Westchester, New York golf club quietly fired a dozen undocumented employees under cover of the b...
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Want Skin Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's? These Are Her Secrets

Let's just get this out of the way: there are far more important things happening on Capitol Hill right now than the reveal of someone's skincare routine. Still, when representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress - dropped her skin tips on Instagram, it gave the world (or at least, her two million followers) a glimmer of hope for the future we've yet to see from government shutdown negotiations. Maybe she too needs a break from the constant CNN alerts o...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Cnn, Beauty, Capitol Hill, Skin Care, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez


Want Skin Like Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez's? Here Are Her Secrets

Let's just get this out of the way: there are far more important things happening on Capitol Hill right now than the reveal of someone's skincare routine. Still, when representative Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez - the youngest woman ever to serve in Congress - dropped her skin tips on Instagram, it gave the world (or at least, her two million followers) a glimmer of hope for the future we've yet to see from government shutdown negotiations. Maybe she too needs a break from the constant CNN alerts o...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Cnn, Beauty, Capitol Hill, Skin Care, Beauty News, Celebrity Beauty, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, Ocasio Cortez



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