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Lemon and Cuomo debate value of interviewing Kellyanne Conway

CNN's Don Lemon and Chris Cuomo discuss the journalistic value of interviewing White House counselor Kellyanne Conway, who Lemon argues is condescending and never answers questions.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Don Lemon, Lemon, Cuomo, Chris Cuomo, Kellyanne Conway


Cuomo and Conway spar over Trump's 'tough people' remark

CNN's Chris Cuomo and White House counselor Kellyanne Conway debate President Trump's comment to Breitbart News that he has the support of "tough people" -- military, police and bikers -- who, Trump appeared to insinuate, could turn to violence against his political opponents.
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Stories, Breitbart News, Cuomo, Trump, Conway, Chris Cuomo, Kellyanne Conway


O'Rourke begins 2020 bid with big crowds, centrist message

BURLINGTON, Iowa (AP) — Democrat Beto O'Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from across the political spectrum as he tries to translate his sudden celebrity into a formidable White House bid.
Tags: News, White House, Ap, Rourke, BURLINGTON Iowa, Beto O Rourke


The Brains Behind Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Some of you may have seen this, but for those who haven’t it might be a good primer on exactly where she comes from and who created her.  My only issue with it is that he fails to pull the thread on the Soros money that lies at the root of her success.
Tags: Politics, Military, Soros, Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez


Trump aide: Xi ‘afraid’ Trump may walk away from trade deal

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s chief economic adviser says China’s president is “afraid” to sit down with Trump until their countries finalize a trade deal. Larry Kudlow, director of the White House’s National Economic Council, says Xi Jinping (shee jihn-peeng) wants everything agreed to before meeting with Trump because “he’s afraid Trump might not […]
Tags: Business, News, Washington, White House, China, Ap, Nation, Xi Jinping, Donald Trump, Trump, National Economic Council, Larry Kudlow


Think Tank Founded by Bernie Sanders’ Wife and Son Is Shutting Down Amid Criticism

As a candidate in 2016, Sanders criticized Hillary Clinton over her family's nonprofit
Tags: Politics, News, Uncategorized, Hillary Clinton, Bernie Sanders, Sanders, Onetime, 2020 Election


Opinion: Flint water crisis shows the danger of a scientific dark age

After comedian Michelle Wolf ended her monologue at the 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner with the resounding mic drop: "Flint still doesn't have clean water," a parade of celebrities, including Alyssa Milano, Susan Sarandon, Michael Moore and Omarosa Manigault, shared similar proclamations.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Flint, Omarosa Manigault, Michelle Wolf, Alyssa Milano Susan Sarandon Michael Moore


Flint shows danger of scientific dark age

After comedian Michelle Wolf ended her monologue at the 2018 White House Correspondents' Dinner with the resounding mic drop: "Flint still doesn't have clean water," a parade of celebrities, including Alyssa Milano, Susan Sarandon, Michael Moore and Omarosa Manigault, shared similar proclamations.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Flint, Omarosa Manigault, Michelle Wolf, Alyssa Milano Susan Sarandon Michael Moore


AP Top Stories March 14 P

Here’s the latest for Thursday, March 14th: US Senate rejects Trump's national emergency; Former Texas Congressman, Beto O’Rourke, announces his 2020 bid for the White House; UK Parliament votes to ask EU to delay Brexit; A scientific mission retrieves underwater drone from depths of Indian Ocean.            [Author: AP]
Tags: UK, Texas, News, White House, Eu, Ap, US Senate, Indian Ocean, Trump, Beto O Rourke


MPs back Brexit delay as votes lay bare cabinet divisions

MPs vote overwhelmingly to request extension to article 50 – but eight ministers vote against motionBrexit is set to be delayed by at least three months, after parliament opted overwhelmingly to request an extension to article 50 on another day of divisive votes that exposed the split in Theresa May’s fractured cabinet.The prime minister is now expected to bring her twice-defeated Brexit deal back to parliament on Tuesday, after she narrowly retained control of the next steps of the process. Con...
Tags: Politics, European Union, UK News, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, House Of Commons, Hilary Benn, Article 50, Brexit


Brexit: More Labour resignations over second referendum vote – as it happened

Junior ministers leave after voting against amendment when they had been ordered to abstainHow would an extension to article 50 work?How did each MP vote in this week’s Brexit motions? 11.28pm GMT We’re closing this live blog down now. Thanks for reading and commenting. Here’s a summary of the day’s events: Related: MPs back Brexit delay as votes lay bare cabinet divisions 11.08pm GMT The decision to suspend Steel was taken by the party in Scotland, Vince Cable has told the BBC’s News...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Bbc, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Philip Hammond, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk


The Trump Administration’s Relationship With Boeing Is Under Scrutiny After Crashes

Patrick Shanahan, Acting Secretary of Defense, told Congress that he welcomes an inspector general investigation into whether he violated any ethics rules by promoting Boeing Co. products while serving in the Trump Administration. Shanahan, who came to the Pentagon after spending more than three decades at Boeing, has routinely fended off questions about potential conflicts…
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Defense, Uncategorized, Military, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Boeing, Boeing Co, Shanahan, Trump Administration, Patrick Shanahan


Senate slaps down Trump border emergency; Republicans defect

The rejection capped a week of confrontation with the White House as both parties in Congress strained to exert their power in new ways.
Tags: Congress, Senate, White House, Trump


Sometimes You Have To Lose Before You Make To The Top Of The Biglaw Heap

Losing the presidency wasn't the end of his career.
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Brexit: More Labour resignations over second referendum vote – Politics live

Junior ministers leave after voting against amendment when they had been ordered to abstainHow would an extension to article 50 work?How did each MP vote in this week’s Brexit motions? 10.11pm GMT Lewell-Buck was the shadow minister for children and families, Madders was a shadow health minister and Fovargue was a shadow education minister.Sad to hear the news that @EmmaLewellBuck has resigned from our Shadow Education team. Emma was a superb Shadow Minister for Children&Families and worked ...
Tags: Europe, Politics, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Philip Hammond, Article 50, Brexit, Jeremy Corbyn, Donald Tusk


NY AG: Trump Turned Foundation Into Wing Of His White House Campaign

NEW YORK (AP) — Insider testimony, emails and other evidence show President Donald Trump turned his charitable foundation into a wing of his White House campaign, New York’s attorney general said in a new court filing Thursday. State Attorney General Letitia James, a Democrat, detailed her case against the foundation in a 37-page court filing in a lawsuit that seeks $2.8 million in restitution and an order banning Trump and his three eldest children from running any New York charities for 10 y...
Tags: New York, News, White House, NFL, Ap, Iowa, Deutsche Bank, Fox News, Donald Trump, Megyn Kelly, James, Trump, Corey Lewandowski, Lewandowski, Palm Beach Florida, Trump Organization


Abrams And Biden Meet Privately As Both Weigh 2020 Election Possibilities

ATLANTA (AP) — Former Vice President Joe Biden and Georgia Democrat Stacey Abrams met privately Thursday in Washington, bringing together two starkly different faces of their party as they both weigh their political futures. Biden, 76, who served as President Barack Obama’s closest adviser, is on the cusp of deciding whether he’ll make his third run for the presidency. Abrams, 45, narrowly lost the Georgia governor’s race last November. She is being heavily recruited to run for the Senate in 2...
Tags: New York, Texas, News, California, Washington, Senate, White House, Barack Obama, Atlanta, Georgia, Joe Biden, Ap, House, New Jersey, Associated Press, Biden


Senate Rejects Trump Border Emergency, Setting Up Veto Showdown

It’s already clear that Trump’s rejection of the measure would be sustained in the Democratic-led House, which lacked a two-thirds majority in approving the resolution last month. "I look forward to VETOING the just passed Democrat inspired Resolution," Trump wrote on Twitter after the vote, while also thanking the "Strong Republicans" who voted against it. Earlier, he predicted at the White House that Congress will be unable to overturn his veto.
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Ross Won’t Disclose What White House Convos He Had About Census Citizenship

Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross on Thursday declined to elaborate on what conversations he may have had with the White House about adding a Census citizenship question —  beyond detailing his previously-known spring 2017 phone call with then-Trump advisor Steve Bannon. House Oversight Democrats sought to grill Ross on any White House conversations, given that his testimony in front of Congress last year suggested he had none. At Thursday’s hearing, Ross said that any hypothetical White House d...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, Commerce, Kansas, Department Of Homeland Security, Justice Department, Ross, Trump, Tierney Sneed, Jeff Sessions, Commerce Department, Kris Kobach, Kobach, Bannon, House Oversight Committee


Brexit: Cable to step down as Lib Dem leader to make way for next generation – Politics live

Majority of 211 for government motion means Theresa May will now seek extension from EU for departure dateHow would an extension to article 50 work?How did each MP vote in this week’s Brexit motions? 9.23pm GMT Cable’s departure in May as leader will trigger a 12-week contest. He has said:I wanted to set it out so that there’s an orderly process of succession and the next generation can come through rather than chaotic power struggles you’re seeing inside the Tory party and Labour party so I...
Tags: Europe, Politics, Eu, European Union, Conservatives, UK News, World news, Theresa May, Foreign Policy, Labour, House Of Commons, John Bercow, Philip Hammond, Article 50, Brexit, Donald Tusk


On national emergency vote, 41 Republican senators pledge loyalty to royalty

King Trump's pawns included senators who had thundered against President Barack Obama for executive overreach: Our view
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Trump Says Theresa May ‘Didn’t Listen’ To His Brexit Negotiation Ideas

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Thursday sharply criticized Britain’s handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union, saying the talks have been bungled and that the wrenching debate was dividing the country. “I’m surprised at how badly it’s all gone from the standpoint of a negotiation,” he said. Trump, who holds himself up as a master deal-maker, said he gave Prime Minister Theresa May his ideas on how she could negotiate a successful deal for leaving the 28-member grou...
Tags: News, California, Washington, Mexico, White House, Eu, European Union, Ap, Britain, Gop, Theresa May, Ronald Reagan, House, Northern Ireland, Capitol Hill, Nancy Pelosi


Capitol Police arrest man projecting 'Discrimination is Wrong' on Rayburn House Office Building

WUSA9's Mike Valerio reports that Capitol Police in Washington, D.C. have arrested a man who was projecting the words 'Discrimination is Wrong' on the exterior wall of the Rayburn House Office building. The man who was arrested is said to have been working with or for multimedia artist Robin Bell of Bell Visuals. • Man was working for artist @bellvisuals • His team is famous for projecting images on Trump Hotel • Police confiscated their equipment last night UPDATE — Artist known for anti-...
Tags: Art, Post, Politics, News, Protest, Washington, Dc, Capitol Police, Trump, Trump hotel, Rayburn House Office Building, US Capitol Police, Rayburn House, Robin Bell, Mike Valerio, Rayburn House Office


President Trump Claims He Gave Theresa May Ideas on Negotiating Brexit But ‘She Didn’t Listen’

Trump criticized Britain's handling of negotiations over leaving the European Union
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Britain, Theresa May, United Kingdom, Brexit, Trump, U.K, Onetime


O'Rourke begins 2020 bid with big crowds, centrist message

Democrat Beto O'Rourke jumped into the 2020 presidential race Thursday, shaking up the already packed field and pledging to win over voters from across the political spectrum as he tries to translate his sudden celebrity into a formidable White House bid.
Tags: White House, Rourke, Beto O Rourke


Trump Just Suffered an Embarrassing Defeat on the Wall. This Republican Tried to Stop It

Sen. Mike Lee arguably worked harder than the White House to forestall Thursday’s embarrassing defeat on emergency powers. The Utah Republican pored over federal budget documents, talked with White House lawyers and Senate colleagues, worked over the weekend to draft a compromise bill and personally lobbied the president and the vice president to no avail.…
Tags: Utah, News, Congress, Senate, White House, Immigration, Uncategorized, Donald Trump, Mike Lee, Sen Mike Lee, Border Wall


JFK assassination tour of Dallas

Whether you’re a history buff or a conspiracy theorist, the assassination of President John F. Kennedy has fascinated Americans for decades. During a presidential motorcade on November 22, 1963, Lee Harvey Oswald (allegedly) fired the shot that killed JFK as he rode through Dallas’s Dealey Plaza. The ensuing controversy surrounding the shooter’s identity and motive, as well as the political repercussions, have made the tragedy one of the most widely recognized and debated in US history. Altho...
Tags: Travel, White House, US, Commerce, Dallas, John F Kennedy, Secret Service, Jfk, West End, Google Maps, Kennedy, Irving, All, Dallas Texas, Jackie Kennedy, United Press International


Sasse Backs Trump’s Emergency Declaration Despite Executive-Overreach Concern

Senator Ben Sasse (R., Neb.) on Thursday voted against a resolution condemning President Trump's national-emergency declaration despite his repeated insistence that the declaration usurped Congress's constitutional authority.In a statement explaining his decision to oppose the resolution, Sasse acknowledged that in its current form the National Emergencies Act of 1976 was "overly broad" and said that, while he would like to reform the law, Trump's emergency declaration does not viola...
Tags: Utah, Texas, News, Congress, Senate, White House, Ted Cruz, Nancy Pelosi, Mike Lee, Collins, Nea, Lindsey Graham, Trump, Rubio, Alexander, National Review


Emergency-Declaration Rebuke Splits Senate GOP

On Thursday afternoon, twelve Republican senators — nearly a fifth of the GOP caucus — joined Senate Democrats to pass a resolution terminating the national emergency declared by President Trump last month in an effort to unilaterally appropriate funds for construction of his long-promised border wall. The 59–41 vote was a rare bipartisan rebuke of Trump, who will now issue the first veto of his presidency in order to preserve the emergency declaration.The Senate GOP dissenters — Lamar Alexander...
Tags: News, Obama, Congress, Senate, White House, Cotton, Gop, United States, Maine, Arkansas, Tennessee, House, Nebraska, Nancy Pelosi, Harry Reid, North Carolina


Oprah On Work: The Key To Success Is Making Others Feel Heard 

Last week, thousands gathered at the Salt Palace in Salt Lake City for the Qualtrics X4 Experience Management Summit, where leaders from some of the world’s biggest companies, along with some very high-profile names, came together to share their cutting-edge "breakthroughs" for entrepreneurial success.Over the course of the summit, the keynote speakers — including Sir Richard Branson, Ashton Kutcher, Qualtrics CEO Ryan Smith, President Barack Obama, and Oprah — weighed in on topics ranging from...
Tags: Fashion, Music, Obama, Barack Obama, Virgin Group, Richard Branson, Salt Lake City, Oprah, Ryan Smith, Pittsburgh, Salt Palace, Richard Branson Ashton Kutcher, Career Coach For Women Of ColorA Week



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