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Sorry not sorry: Democrats are bailing out Trump, one tone-deaf tweet at a time

Democrats seem determined to mimic the worst instincts of the tweet-ranter-in-chief — to only his benefit.
Tags: News, Local Politics, Nation & World Politics


Five Hilarious Women Everyone Should Check Out

Happy International Women’s Day! Happy International Women’s Day! From television and late night talk show writers, to actors, to stand-ups and everything between, these are some seriously funny women taking the comedy world by storm. Aparna Nancherla Queen of deadpan comedy for introverts, Aparna has written for Late Night with Seth Meyers and appeared in a number of comedies like HBO’s Crashing, Inside Amy Schumer, and BoJack Horseman. She’s a Comedy Central Stand-Up regu...
Tags: Hbo, Hollywood, Jimmy Fallon, La, White House, Amy Schumer, Fbi, Netflix, Humor, Nick Kroll, Silicon Valley, Emmy, Seth Meyers, Donald Trump, Parks, Gracie Hughes


Trump budget will seek funds for border wall, Space Force

President Donald Trump will be making a significant request for border wall funds and seeking money to start up Space Force as a new branch of the military in the White House budget being released next week.
Tags: Finance, White House, Article, Associated Press, Donald Trump, Trump, FBN, Lisa Mascaro, Fbn/markets, Fox-business/markets, Fox-business/politics, Fox-business/features, Space Force, Ce748306-ac52-5043-af05-1e52a74c1573


Next US president could be youngest ever

CNN's Jeff Zeleny reports on some of the youngest presidential candidates vying for the White House in 2020, including Mayor Pete Buttigieg and Rep. Tulsi Gabbard (D-HI).
Tags: News, White House, US, Cnn, Stories, Tulsi Gabbard, Jeff Zeleny, Pete Buttigieg


Why Ivanka and Kushner's security clearances were vital to Trump

• White House rejects Democrats' request for Kushner's security clearance documents
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Trump, Ivanka, Kushner


Trump brands Democrats an 'anti-Jewish' party

US President Donald Trump blasted Democrats as "anti-Israel" and "anti-Jewish" Friday after they passed a congressional measure opposing hate speech in general instead of specifically condemning alleged anti-Semitic comments by a Muslim congresswoman. "I thought yesterday's vote by the House was disgraceful," Trump said at the White House. The resolution was originally intended to deliver a direct rebuke of anti-Semitism following comments by a Muslim Democratic congresswoman, Ilhan Omar, that...
Tags: News, White House, Israel, US, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Ilhan Omar, Muslim Democratic


Brazil's Bolsonaro will visit on March 19: White House

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro will visit the White House on March 19 and is expected to discuss subjects including the situation in Venezuela with U.S. President Donald Trump, the White House said in a statement. Bolsonaro is a far-right former army captain who openly admires Trump. In a phone call after Bolsonaro's election victory in October, they spoke of "a strong commitment to work side by side" on issues affecting their countries.
Tags: News, White House, Brazil, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Trump, Jair Bolsonaro, Bolsonaro


How Bill Shine (and Donald Trump) killed the White House press briefing

Bill Shine is leaving the White House. But not without making his mark.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Bill Shine


Rep. Omar appears to criticize Obama in latest swipe at Dem establishment

A new interview with Rep. Ilhan Omar in which she appears to criticize former President Barack Obama as insufficiently progressive is the latest example of the freshman congresswoman's penchant for taking on the Democratic Party establishment, though she later disputed the report's characterization of her remarks.
Tags: Obama, Barack Obama, Cnn, Omar, Democratic Party, Ilhan Omar


Thatcher and the magic acorn: Iron Lady's use of dubious remedies revealed

Newly released papers show former PM took health advice from Barbara Cartland ‘Absurd’: Thatcher’s fury over Lawson exit In public Margaret Thatcher was the no-nonsense Iron Lady but behind the scenes she turned to lucky charms and dubious health remedies to help her cope with the demands of being prime minister, newly released public papers reveal.Thatcher’s papers, made public after 30 years, show it was the unlikely figure of Barbara Cartland who came to her aid in 1989, a year when the gover...
Tags: Europe, Politics, UK News, Margaret Thatcher, Politics past, Thatcher, Lawson, Barbara Cartland


Trump to welcome Brazil’s president to White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will welcome Brazil’s new president, Jair Bolsonaro, to the White House later this month to discuss trade, defense cooperation, transnational crime and other issues. The White House said Friday that two leaders also would talk about providing humanitarian assistance to Venezuela and restoring democracy to the country when they […]
Tags: News, Washington, White House, Ap, Nation, Brazil, Venezuela, Donald Trump, Trump, Jair Bolsonaro


Kellyanne Conway's husband blasts Trump in rare public appearance

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said that the degradation of the rule of law under President Donald Trump -- including attacks on the freedom of the press -- risked turning the US into a "banana republic." CNN's Tom Foreman has more.
Tags: News, White House, US, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Tom Foreman, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway


George Conway blasts Trump in rare public appearance

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said that the degradation of the rule of law under President Donald Trump -- including attacks on the freedom of the press -- risked turning the US into a "banana republic." CNN's Tom Foreman has more.
Tags: News, White House, US, Cnn, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Tom Foreman, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway


Democrats face a tough choice in battling Trump on executive privilege

Following the request made by a House committee to the White House for information about security clearance procedures, Ross Garber writes that Democrats have put themselves in a corner
Tags: White House, Cnn, Democrats, House, Trump, Ross Garber


Biden eyes fundraising challenge amid new sense of urgency

NEW YORK (AP) — On the cusp of another White House run, Joe Biden faces a daunting challenge that could complicate his path to the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination: money. Those close to the former vice president believe he would start off at a fundraising disadvantage compared to would-be rivals, whose campaigns have benefited from […]
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Opinion: Democrats face a tough choice on executive privilege

Last week the White House threw down the gauntlet in the face of a demand for information from House Oversight and Reform Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD).
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Elijah Cummings, House Oversight and Reform Committee


LA City Council votes to shut off utilities at illegal marijuana shops

The Los Angeles City Council voted Friday, March 8, 2019, to authorize the LADWP to shut off the utilities at illegal marijuana businesses. Mayor Eric Garcetti must sign the ordinance in order for it to become official. (AP file photo/Richard Vogel) LOS ANGELES — With hundreds of illegal marijuana shops continuing to operate in the city, the Los Angeles City Council on Friday unanimously approved an ordinance aimed at cracking down on the businesses by shutting off their utilities. “These are ...
Tags: Politics, News, California, Marijuana, Los Angeles, Sport, Ap, Soccer, Local News, Eric Garcetti, Los Angeles City Council, San Bernardino, Los Angeles Police Department, Los Angeles Police, LA City Council, Department of Water and Power


U.S. Air Force Secretary Heather Wilson Plans To Resign

Pentagon sources say that Trump's hopes for a space force produced tensions between Wilson and the White House, who saw her as delaying the process. She plans to go into academia. (Image credit: Carolyn Kaster/AP)
Tags: News, White House, Pentagon, Wilson, Trump, U S Air Force, Heather Wilson


Trump must be dancing for joy

Donald Trump is probably dancing his svelte, 243-pound self around the White House about now. News that Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-Ohio) is not running for president is no doubt turning Trump's "Executive Time" into party time.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Trump, Sen Sherrod Brown D Ohio


Liz Warren: I'll smash up Amazon, Google, and Facebook – if you elect me to the White House

'They’ve bulldozed rivals, used our private info for profit' ... yes, yes, but could she actually tackle giants as prez? Analysis US presidential contender Elizabeth Warren has vowed that if elected she would break up Amazon, Google, and Facebook, accusing the internet giants of abusing their market power.…
Tags: Facebook, White House, Elizabeth Warren, US, Software, Amazon Google, Liz Warren


Anlysis: Bill Shine never really had a chance

On Friday, the White House announced that communications adviser Bill Shine was leaving -- shuttled off to Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign for an amorphous job that sources familiar with the move acknowledged was not part of any sort of broader, planned strategy related to the President's reelection bid.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Bill Shine


"Omar says the 'hope and change' offered by Barack Obama was a mirage."

"Recalling the 'caging of kids' at the U.S.-Mexico border and the 'droning of countries around the world' on Obama’s watch, she argues that the Democratic president operated within the same fundamentally broken framework as his Republican successor. 'We can’t be only upset with Trump. … His policies are bad, but many of the people who came before him also had really bad policies. They just were more polished than he was,' Omar says. 'And that’s not what we should be looking for anymore. We don’t...
Tags: Law, Obama, Mexico, Barack Obama, Trump, Democratic, Omar, Democratic Party, Ann Althouse, Ilhan Omar, Left-wing Ideology, Obama and the military, Obama and immigration, Dean Phillips, Obama attacked from the left, Democratic Party Politico


George Conway says US risks becoming a 'banana republic' under Trump

George Conway, the husband of White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, said Friday that the degradation of the rule of law under President Donald Trump -- including attacks on the freedom of the press -- risked turning the US into a "banana republic."
Tags: White House, US, Cnn, Donald Trump, Trump, Kellyanne Conway, George Conway


White House obsession: Trump can't shake Cohen

Even as he goes about his job, the claims levied by President Donald Trump's former attorney Michael Cohen have become a preoccupation for the commander in chief, who has angrily rebutted some of the allegations while casting his onetime fixer as a liar.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Cohen, Michael Cohen


Trump team has no plan to go to China for trade talks - official

Trump administration officials have not made any new plans to send a team to China for face-to-face trade talks although there is much work left to be done to reach a deal, White House trade adviser Clete Willems said on Friday.
Tags: Money, White House, China, businessNews, Trump, Clete Willems


ICE is detaining 50,000 people under Trump, an all-time high

For the first time in our nation's history, the United States government is detaining over 50,000 people it claims to be undocumented immigrants in jails, prisons, and makeshift detention camps across America. SCOOP: ICE is now holding 50,000 people in immigration detention. Notice that’s 4000+ more than the shutdown bill funded (and that ICE was already holding thousands more than the shutdown bill figure when the deal was struck). https://t.co/YMvLM6vgIf — Spencer Ackerman (@attackerman) ...
Tags: Post, Politics, Human Rights, News, Congress, Senate, America, Dhs, United States, Fema, Ice, Capitol Hill, Department Of Homeland Security, Trump, Department of Homeland Security DHS, Customs Enforcement


Sexual harassment victims can still deduct legal fees

Part of today's International Women's Day celebrations are for the continuing employment advances by women. Our 21st century progress is due in large part to the pivotal roles of female employees in traditionally male jobs, like this woman machining parts for transport planes at the Consolidated Aircraft Corporation plant in Fort Worth, Texas, in 1942. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons) Back in 2017 when Congress was formulating the comprehensive tax law changes that would become the Tax Cuts ...
Tags: Politics, Texas, Taxes, Law, Sexual Assault, Congress, Time, Harvey Weinstein, Sexual Harassment, Irs, International Women's Day, Tax Reform, Fort Worth Texas, Senate Finance Committee, Internal Revenue Service, NDA


The departure of the White House communications director, a former Fox News executve, proves Trump can't be produced

On Friday, the White House announced that communications adviser Bill Shine was leaving -- shuttled off to Donald Trump's 2020 presidential campaign for an amorphous job that sources familiar with the move acknowledged was not part of any sort of broader, planned strategy related to the President's reelection bid.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Fox News, Donald Trump, Trump, Bill Shine


DOJ leaders did not want Bruce Ohr interacting with White House, testimony says

Senior leaders at the Justice Department did not want Bruce Ohr interacting with the White House after his contacts with Trump opposition research dossier author Christopher Steele became known, according to newly released testimony from Ohr's closed-door congressional interview last year.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Doj, Justice Department, Trump, OHR, Christopher Steele, Bruce Ohr


Trump Autographs Bibles During Visit To Church In AL Town Devastated By Tornado

At least he didn’t toss paper towels at victims this time? During a visit to an Alabama town devastated by a tornado that left 23 people dead, President Trump popped into a Baptist church and autographed hats and Bibles, including one for a 12-year-old boy, according to the White House press pool report. The gesture went over well with the crowd, drawing “a large roar of applause,” according to the pool report. [Author: Nicole Lafond]
Tags: News, White House, Alabama, Donald Trump, Trump, Livewire, Bibles, Nicole Lafond, Alabama tornado



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