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Trump plans to nominate deputy AG

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.
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Kellyanne Conway: McCabe is a known liar and leaker

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway responds to Andrew McCabe's claim that it's "possible" President Trump is a Russian asset.
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China Has Abandoned a Cybersecurity Truce With the US, Report Says

Cybersecurity firm Crowdstrike says China has largely abandoned a hacking truce negotiated by Barack Obama as President Trump embarked on a trade war with Beijing last year. "A slowdown in Chinese hacking following the cybersecurity agreement Obama's administration secured in 2015 appears to have been reversed, the firm said in a report released Tuesday that reviewed cyber activity by U.S. adversaries in 2018," reports Bloomberg. From the report: The report comes as the Trump administration seek...
Tags: Asia, Obama, North Korea, China, Russia, US, Barack Obama, Tech, Bloomberg, Iran, Beijing, Crowdstrike, Trump, Meyers, Huawei Technologies Co, Crowdstrike Groups


Bernie Sanders calls Trump racist, sexist and a 'pathological liar' as he launches 2020 presidential bid

Bernie Sanders dubbed Donald Trump a racist, sexist and “pathological liar” on Tuesday as he launched a presidential bid by vowing to finish the “revolution" he started in 2016.  The US senator from Vermont called for a million people to sign up to a grassroots campaign that aims to sweep him into the White House and “transform” political and economic life in America.  Mr Sanders, who calls himself a democratic socialist, outlined an unashamedly left-wing policy platform that included government...
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President Trump signs directive to create new Space Force under the Air Force’s wing

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump today signed a space policy directive that lays out further steps in the creation of the U.S. Space Force as a sixth military branch within the Department of the Air Force. The plan wouldn’t involve splitting off Space Force from the Air Force immediately, although it leaves the door open to take that step at a later time. As described in the White House’s Space Policy Directive 4, the arrangement would be similar to the Marine Corps’ status as a militar...
Tags: Science, Navy, Washington, White House, Marine Corps, Air Force, Donald Trump, Trump, Space Force, U S Space Force, Department of the Air Force


Obama joined by Curry to tell minority boys ‘you matter’

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Former President Barack Obama and Golden State Warriors superstar Stephen Curry told minority boys on Tuesday that they matter and urged them to make the world a better place. Obama was in Oakland, California, to mark the fifth anniversary of an initiative he started after the 2012 shooting death of 17-year-old […]
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Bernie Sanders announces run for presidency in 2020: 'We're gonna win'

Bernie Sanders, the independent senator from Vermont whose 2016 presidential campaign helped energize the progressive movement and reshaped the Democratic party, has entered the 2020 race for the White House. Sanders, a self-styled democratic socialist who spent much of his nearly 30-year congressional career on the political fringe, cast his candidacy as the best way to accomplish the mission he started three years ago when he ran against Hillary Clinton for the Democratic nomination.
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Trump to nominate deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.
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Trump plans to nominate deputy transportation secretary as deputy attorney general

President Donald Trump intends to nominate Deputy Transportation Secretary Jeffrey Rosen to be the new deputy attorney general, the White House announced in a news release Tuesday.
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Barack Obama Talks About Toxic Masculinity And ‘Being A Man’

Obama and Steph Curry spoke about the need for young men of color to create spaces “to talk about vulnerabilities."
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Curry joins Obama at My Brother's Keeper event

Warriors superstar Stephen Curry joined former President Barack Obama in Oakland on Tuesday as part of the latter's My Brother's Keeper initiative.
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Nearly 150,000 Donated To The Vermont Senator’s Second Run For The White House

He leveraged the support of small donors who propelled him to the top of the Democratic pack in 2016.
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From Trump to Torrance, Reps. Waters and Lieu cover lots of ground at State of the Region lunch

The subjects ran the gamut Tuesday, Feb. 19, at the State of the Region lunch sponsored by the Torrance Chamber of Commerce. But this year it was more about Trump than Torrance. That was to be expected with the event’s guest speakers this year, U.S. Reps. Maxine Waters and Ted Lieu, two President Trump’s most vocal critics, and the nation’s deeply divided political environment. United States Representative Maxine Waters speaking at the State of the Region lunch sponsored by the Torrance Area ...
Tags: Politics, Congress, Washington, Mexico, Sport, Fbi, Soccer, United States, Howard Schultz, Local News, Yemen, Trump, South Bay, Torrance, DoubleTree, Maxine Waters


See Steph Curry react to Obama's diss

At the launch of his foundation MBK Rising, Former President Barack Obama talked about obstacles he had to overcome during his childhood.
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Obama roasts Steph Curry over his ankles

At the launch of his foundation MBK Rising, Former President Barack Obama talked about obstacles he had to overcome during his childhood.
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Brexit backstop: Theresa May to put new proposals to EU

PM heads to Brussels as Philip Hammond declares ‘Malthouse compromise’ unviable Theresa May will present the EU with new legal proposals to solve the Irish backstop issue on Wednesday, which Downing Street hopes will be enough to convince Eurosceptics to back her Brexit deal.The chancellor, Philip Hammond, confirmed late on Tuesday that the government no longer intended to pursue alternative arrangements for the backstop in the withdrawal agreement, which had been championed by cross-factional M...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Philip Hammond, Brussels, Article 50, Brexit, Steve Baker, Brexiter Nicky Morgan


The Trump administration plans to shift federal funds to pay for the President's border wall despite lawsuits challenging the emergency declaration

The White House is moving forward with plans to shift existing federal funds to pay for construction of a wall on the southern border, a senior administration official said.
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White House moves forward with wall funding despite lawsuits

The White House is moving forward with plans to shift existing federal funds to pay for construction of a wall on the southern border, a senior administration official said.
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Eighth Labour MP quits party to join breakaway Independent Group

Joan Ryan says party has become ‘infected with scourge of anti-Jewish racism’Joan Ryan has become the eighth Labour MP to resign and join the breakaway Independent Group, claiming Jeremy Corbyn’s party has become, “infected with the scourge of anti-Jewish racism”.Ryan, the MP for Enfield North, said she had been a member for four decades – but could no longer remain as a Labour MP. Continue reading...
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Sen. Bernie Sanders Announces Another Run For The White House

Bernie Sanders announced a second run for the Democratic presidential nomination in 2020. This time, the Vermont independent enters the race as a leading candidate facing a crowded progressive field.
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Bernie Sanders Announces 2020 Presidential Bid…

NEWSFLASH!! Senator Bernie Sanders is entering the presidential race once again. [FLASHBACK: WATCH: Killer Mike’s POWERFUL Endorsement Speech For Bernie Sanders (VIDEO)] This will be his second time seeking the Democratic presidential nomination after losing to Hillary Clinton back in 2016. The Vermont independent and 2016 Democratic primary runner-up announced earlier today that he vowed to finish what he started in his first race. Details + video below… (more…) Related Posts OPEN POS...
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House Opens Inquiry Into Proposed US Nuclear Venture In Saudi Arabia

An anonymous reader quotes a report from The New York Times: President Trump's former national security adviser and other White House officials pushed a venture to bring nuclear power plants to Saudi Arabia over repeated legal and ethical warnings that potential conflicts of interest around the plan could put American security at risk, concluded a new report from House Democrats released on Tuesday. The 24-page report from the House Oversight and Reform Committee outlined actions taken in the ea...
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AP Debrief: House Dems eye US-Saudi nuclear plan

Senior White House officials pushed a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite the objections of ethics and national security officials, according to a new congressional report. (Feb. 19)            [Author: AP]
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House Dems Investigate Trump Officials’ Nuclear Plan In Saudi Arabia

White House officials reportedly pushed to sell nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia despite legal violations.
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White House press shop loses longtime staffer

The White House communications team is losing a longtime member as Lindsay Walters is set to depart the administration.
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Long-Serving WH Press Aide Lindsay Walters Leaving Admin In April

White House deputy press secretary Lindsay Walters, who has served since the beginning of the Trump administration, will depart the White House in mid-April, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders confirmed to reporters on Tuesday. Walters has taken a position as vice president of U.S. public affairs at Edelman Public Relations. “Lindsay has been a vital member of our team since the first day of the administration. Her focus, loyalty, and professionalism are unparalleled. Lindsay ...
Tags: News, White House, Trump, Sanders, Departure, Lindsay, Walters, Sarah Huckabee Sanders, Livewire, Lindsay Walters, Nicole Lafond, Lindsey Walters, Edelman Public Relations


Judge Allows Lawsuit Aimed At Stopping Obama Center Construction To Proceed

CHICAGO (AP) — A judge on Tuesday gave the green light to a lawsuit filed by a parks-advocacy group that aims to stop for good the delayed construction of former President Barack Obama’s $500 million presidential center in a Chicago park beside Lake Michigan. Some supporters of the project fear the lawsuit filed by Protect Our Parks could force Obama — who launched his political career in Chicago — to build the Obama Presidential Center elsewhere. A 2016 lawsuit brought by another group helped...
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Trump DOJ Meddling Included Whitaker Call Seeking New Prosecutor On Cohen Probe

President Trump’s repeated efforts to meddle with Justice Department investigations into him and his inner circle included a phone call to then acting Attorney General Matt Whitaker asking for an ally to be put in charge of the Michael Cohen probe, the New York Times reported Tuesday. The report lays out several previously unknown episodes showcasing the private attempts by Trump and his supporters to impede the Cohen investigation as well as special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe. Acc...
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Trump says he’s in no rush to see North Korea give up nukes

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says he wants to see North Korea eventually give up its nuclear weapons program, but he’s in no rush as long as Kim Jong Un isn’t testing weapons. Trump told reporters on Tuesday that he has no “pressing time schedule” because U.S. relations with Pyongyang are good going into […]
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White House 'tried to rush' sale of nuclear power technology to Saudi Arabia, report says

The White House has been accused of pushing a project to share nuclear power technology with Saudi Arabia despite objections from national security officials. A report released by a Democrat-controlled congressional committee said whistleblowers within the administration had witnessed "abnormal acts" regarding the White House's proposal to build dozens of nuclear reactors across the kingdom. Democrats and some Republicans have expressed concerns that Saudi Arabia could develop nuclear weapon...
Tags: News, Congress, Saudi Arabia, White House, US, Iran, House, Middle East, National Security, National Security Council, Donald Trump, Trump, Elijah Cummings, Flynn, Mohammed bin Salman, Congressional



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