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White House: Migrants to sanctuary cities not a top choice

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump wants to explore a twice-rejected proposal to send migrants to "sanctuary cities," but that is not the preferred solution to fix the straining immigration system, the White House said Sunday.
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Eric Swalwell Plans On Coming To Your Home To Confiscate Your Firearms

The awful and childish Jake Tapper interviewed Eric Swalwell on guns. California Rep. Eric Swalwell — a recently announced Democratic presidential candidate — said Sunday his call for a ban on assault weapons was not a step toward broader gun bans. “You know, keep your pistols, keep your long rifles, keep your shotguns,” Swalwell said Sunday on CNN’s “State of the Union” with Jake Tapper when asked about anxiety from gun owners that an assault weapons ban could be an incremental step to a larg...
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The U.S. Without The Electoral College


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Trump Spokesman Calls Plan To Send Immigrants To 'Sanctuary Cities' An 'Olive Branch'

White House Deputy Press Secretary Hogan Bidley said a threat by President Trump to send detained immigrants to sanctuary cities should not be seen as a form of "political retribution." (Image credit: NurPhoto/NurPhoto via Getty Images)
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This Week In Music Commentary

This week, commentators from inside the music industry took to their soapboxes to examine the risk of music business 2.0 syndrome and explain why we need a conscious music tech revolution now, plus Barack Obama's tribute to the late Nipsey Hussle. Optimistic Delusion And Music Business Version 2.0 Syndrome Read Barack Obama's Tribute to Nipsey Hussle Why We Need A Conscious Music Tech Revolution NOW! [Author: Owen Davie]
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Jury Nullification: What Is It, And Why Does It Matter?

Based on what I heard in the video, I don’t honestly think I would ever be selected for a jury.  Any sitting around waiting in jury rooms is a waste of my time.
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Sarah Sanders says Congress wouldn't understand Trump's taxes. But 10 members are accountants

In attacking the fight to obtain Trump's tax returns, White House press secretary Sarah Sanders argued that members of Congress aren't smart enough to understand them anyway.
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UK sounds alarm over rising debt levels in poorest countries

International development secretary calls for creditors such as China to be transparentBritain’s international development secretary, Penny Mordaunt, has sounded the alarm over rising debt levels in the poorest countries amid fears heavy repayments will jeopardise the fight against global poverty.Mordaunt, speaking at the spring meeting of the World Bank in Washington DC, urged China and private lenders to be fully transparent about their lending to developing countries. Continue reading...
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APNewsBreak: Trump campaign to report $30 million haul

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s reelection campaign is set to report that it raised more than $30 million in the first quarter of 2019, edging out his top two Democratic rivals combined, according to figures it provided to The Associated Press. The haul brings the campaign’s cash on hand to $40.8 million, an unprecedented […]
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'They call me Mayor Pete': Buttigieg launches 2020 presidential run

South Bend mayor makes announcement at rally in his hometown, saluting his husband and setting out his vision Pete Buttigieg speaks during a rally to announce his presidential candidacy in South Bend, Indiana. Photograph: John Gress/Reuters Pete Buttigieg officially launched his run for the White House on Sunday, against a backdrop of surging poll numbers and increasing national interest. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest city in Indiana, madethe announcement at an after...
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Pete Buttigieg formally enters 2020 race to take on Donald Trump pledging 'courage to reimagine our future'

Pete Buttigieg has officially announced his candidacy for president of the United States, promising to bring the “courage to reimagine our future” from his job as mayor of South Bend into the White House.From a partially rebuilt autos factory in the Indiana town he has served as mayor for two terms, the 37-year-old Rhodes Scholar said its resurgence from one of America’s top 10 “dying cities” into an attractive location for technology firms illustrates his qualification to take on Donald Trump i...
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WH: Trump Was ‘Making A Joke’ When He Cited Wikileaks Dozens Of Times In ’16

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders made the somewhat ludicrous claim Sunday that President Donald Trump was “making a joke” by repeatedly citing documents published by Wikileaks during the 2016 presidential campaign. Following Wikileaks founder Julian Assange’s arrest Thursday, Trump said “I know nothing about WikiLeaks, it’s not my thing.” A quick look at the tape showed the dozens of times Trump mentioned Wikileaks work in speeches during the final weeks of his campaign — af...
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Pelosi Asks for Extra Security for Ilhan Omar After Trump Tweet

“The President’s words weigh a ton, and his hateful and inflammatory rhetoric creates real danger,” Pelosi said in a statement. Pelosi demanded that Trump take down the post, which had been pinned at the top of his Twitter feed since Friday. Earlier, White House spokeswoman Sarah Huckabee Sanders said on ABC’s “This Week” that Trump bears no “ill will” toward the Minnesota Democrat, who’s been subject to at least one recent death threat.
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UPDATE 1-Trump wishes 'no ill will' with tweet on Muslim lawmaker -White House

President Donald Trump did not wish any harm in his Twitter post criticizing Democratic congresswoman Ilhan Omar's comments on the 9/11 attacks, White House spokeswoman Sarah Sanders said on Sunday. "Certainly the president is wishing no ill will, certainly not violence towards anyone," Sanders told ABC News' "This Week" show. "But the president is absolutely and should be calling out the congresswoman for her, not only one-time, but history of anti-Semitic comments," she said.
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White House: House Democrats Aren’t ‘Smart Enough’ to Assess President Trump’s Taxes

The President has also said the filings are too complex for people to understand
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Sarah Sanders claims Congress ‘not smart enough’ to understand Trump’s tax returns

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has claimed members of Congress are not “smart enough” to understand Donald Trump’s finances after Democrats formally requested the president’s tax returns.When Fox News host Chris Wallace asked whether Mr Trump will order the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) to defy Congress’s request, Ms Sanders refused to give a clear answer.She instead went on to criticise congressional Democrats.“This is all about political partisanship,” Ms Sanders said.“Thi...
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White House aide believes Trump had no advance knowledge of Assange arrest

"Not to my knowledge," Conway told NBC's "Meet the Press" show, when asked if Trump knew ahead of time about Assange, who last Thursday was hauled out of the Ecuador's embassy in London where he had taken refuge since 2012 to avoid extradition. U.S. prosecutors subsequently announced charges on Thursday and accused Assange of conspiring with former Army intelligence analyst Chelsea Manning to gain access to a government computer as part of one of the largest compromises of classified informatio...
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Sanders: Trump 'likes the idea' of sending migrants to sanctuary cities, reviewing 'options'

The White House earlier said the plan had been rejected, but Sanders said Trump 'likes the idea' and officials are looking to 'make it possible.'            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Trump 'was making a joke' when he repeatedly said he loved WikiLeaks during 2016 campaign, Sanders says

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders has claimed Donald Trump was simply joking when he repeatedly praised WikiLeaks and declared his love of the platform.Ms Sanders, during an appearance on Fox News Sunday with Chris Wallace, defended the president when questioned over his claim he knows “nothing about” WikiLeaks in the wake of the arrest of Julian Assange.“Look clearly the president was making a joke during the 2016 campaign, certainly we take this seriously,” Ms Sanders said.Wik...
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White House says Congress 'not smart enough' to understand Trump's taxes

"I don't think Congress, particularly not this group of congressmen and women, are smart enough to look through the thousands of pages that I would assume that president Trump’s taxes will be,” press secretary Sarah Sanders said.
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'They call me Mayor Pete': Buttigieg launches 2020 presidential run

South Bend mayor makes announcement at rally in his hometown, saluting his husband and setting out his visionPete Buttigieg officially launched his run for the White House on Sunday, against a backdrop of improving poll numbers and increasing national interest. The 37-year-old mayor of South Bend, the fourth-largest city in Indiana, madethe announcement at an afternoon rally in his hometown. Related: Buttigieg v Pence: Indiana politicians put faith on the election front line Continue reading....
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Brexit talks ‘will stall unless May shifts on customs union’

Sources say prime minister’s red lines are an obstacle in talks with LabourTalks between Labour and the government are unlikely to advance much further over the coming week unless Theresa May moves on her red lines over a future customs union, sources close to the talks have suggested.David Lidington, who is leading the government’s talks with Labour, said a compromise would have to be reached but played down suggestions that a government shift was imminent and added that Labour would also have ...
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MPs tell Nancy Pelosi of antisemitism claims in Labour party

Powerful US Democrat meets ex-Labour MPs to discuss why they left the party and BrexitThe senior US Democrat Nancy Pelosi met three former Labour MPs on Sunday and discussed their concerns about antisemitism in the party before a meeting with the party’s leader, Jeremy Corbyn.The House Speaker said she had met Mike Gapes, Chris Leslie and Ian Austin “to hear their perspective on Brexit, why they left the Labour party, and the importance of standing unequivocally against antisemitism wherever it ...
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‘They Call Me Mayor Pete’: Buttigieg Launches 2020 Campaign

Scott Olson/GettyWhen he first announced his exploratory committee in January, Mayor Pete Buttigieg was the relatively little-known mayor of Indiana’s fourth-largest city, with a sterling résumé, an unpronounceable name, and, as a gay millennial in the most crowded primary field in history, the longest of long shots at the Democratic presidential nomination.Now, Buttigieg’s name—pronounced BOOT-edge-edge—is everywhere. After exploding out of the gate with a CNN town hall appearance in which he d...
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Trump 'likes the idea' of sending migrants to sanctuary cities, spokeswoman says

The White House had said the plan was rejected, but Sanders said Trump "likes the idea" and officials are looking to "make it possible."            [Author: USA TODAY]
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Ilhan Omar will not be 'silenced' after Trump attacks over 9/11 comments

One of America's first Muslim congresswomen has vowed not to be silenced after Donald Trump led an attack on her for controversial remarks she made about 9/11. Rep Ilhan Omar of Minnesota sparked a furious row after she characterised the atrocity by saying “some people did something” during a speech in Los Angeles last month to the Council on American-Islamic Relations. On Friday, President Trump tweeted a video tagged “WE WILL NEVER FORGET” which featured footage of the Twin Towers in flame...
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White House: Congress not smart enough to assess Trump taxes

WASHINGTON (AP) — A White House spokeswoman says lawmakers aren’t “smart enough” to assess President Donald Trump’s tax returns. Press secretary Sarah Sanders tells “Fox News Sunday” she doesn’t think House Democrats are equipped to examine the documents, which a key House committee is demanding under a 1920s law. The panel has given the IRS […]
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Congress Isn’t ‘Smart Enough’: WH Implies Trump May Order IRS To Withhold Tax Docs

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders gave no assurance Sunday that President Donald Trump would stay out of the ongoing battle between the IRS and Democrats in Congress over access to Trump’s tax returns. Sanders also jabbed at members of Congress, saying they weren’t “smart enough” to analyze the returns. Democrats and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin — who’s made official statements on IRS Commissioner Chuck Rettig’s behalf — have gone back and forth for weeks over the lawmake...
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12 of the most important books for women in philosophy

To celebrate women’s enormous contributions to philosophy, here is a reading list of books that explore recent feminist philosophy and women philosophers. Despite their apparent invisibility in the field in the past, women have been practising philosophers for centuries. Some of the great social and cultural movements have also been enriched by the female minds and their indefatigable efforts. Explore books on feminist philosophy, gender oppression, and women’s empowerment by female authors who ...
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WATCH LIVE: Buttigieg Expected To Launch Presidential Bid From South Bend At 1:45 ET

SOUTH BEND, Ind. (AP) — Pete Buttigieg, the little-known Indiana mayor who has risen to prominence in the early stages of the 2020 Democratic presidential race, is expected to make his candidacy official during a rally Sunday in the city where he launched his political career less than a decade ago. The 37-year-old Rhodes Scholar and Afghanistan War veteran, who has been exploring a White House run since January, plans a formal announcement that he’s joining the field of a dozen-plus rival...
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