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Miller, an immigration hard-liner, is seen as a driving force behind a number of Trump's immigration policies

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
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Explainer: Congress no longer runs a jail, so just how powerful are its subpoenas?

"We're fighting all the subpoenas," Trump told reporters at the White House on Wednesday. In another display of his disregard for Washington norms, Trump is defying subpoenas issued by Democrats in the House of Representatives, who have launched numerous investigations of him, his businesses, family and administration. Here is how the congressional subpoena, contempt and enforcement process works.
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WH: Miller won't testify on immigration

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
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White House: Miller won't testify on immigration

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Miller, Stephen Miller, House Oversight Committee


White House says Stephen Miller won't testify on immigration to House Oversight

The White House has informed the House Oversight Committee that aide Stephen Miller will not testify before the panel about his role in President Donald Trump's controversial immigration policies, according to a letter obtained by CNN.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Stephen Miller, House Oversight Committee


Stephen Miller's uncle: Nephew is 'immigration hypocrite'

David Glosser, the uncle of White House senior adviser Stephen Miller, says if his family had not immigrated to the United States when they did then none of them would be here today.
Tags: News, White House, United States, Stories, Stephen Miller, David Glosser


White House digs in against Democrats but there may yet be consequences

It had been more than two years since Michael Caputo, the onetime campaign communications adviser to Donald Trump, had spoken to the man he helped elect president. It was a span that encompassed special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation, a probe with which Caputo had cooperated.
Tags: News, White House, Stories, Donald Trump, Michael Caputo, Robert Mueller, Caputo


President Trump Pushes Tennessee to Pass School Voucher Plan

The bill narrowly passed the House this week
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President Trump sits down with Twitter boss for crunch talks: Why am I losing followers? (the register)

Commander-in-chief whined about waning e-peen – report When the "leader of the free world" hauled Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey into the White House for a meeting yesterday, you would be forgiven for thinking they'd attempt to address the issues that have bedevilled social media of late – bots, disinformation, unsolicited DMs, Nazis...… [Author: Richard Currie]
Tags: News, White House, Jack Dorsey, Trump, Richard Currie


Clinton: Trump has 'proved himself unwilling to defend our nation' – as it happened

President’s 2016 election rival writes op-ed on Mueller report in the Washington PostSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 1.06am BST 12.07am BST Ed Helmore writes for the Guardian about the White House’s new focus with immigration:The White House has opened a new front in its war on illegal immigration, threatening nations to punish with high rates of visitors who arrive in the US legally and then remain after their visas expire. Continue reading...
Tags: Washington, White House, US, US news, US politics, Donald Trump, Clinton, Trump, Mueller, Robert Mueller, Trump Administration, Trump-Russia investigation, Ed Helmore


Top Iranian Diplomat To Trump: ‘Try The Language Of Respect … It Won’t Kill You’

NEW YORK (AP) — Iran’s top diplomat said Wednesday President Donald Trump’s aim “is to bring us to our knees to talk” — but national security adviser John Bolton and key U.S. allies in the Mideast want “regime change at the very least” and the “disintegration of Iran.” Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he doubts Trump wants conflict because the president ran on a campaign promise “not to waste another $7 trillion in our region in order to make the situation only worse.” But Zarif sa...
Tags: Europe, New York, Isis, News, Saudi Arabia, White House, China, Iraq, Russia, India, America, Turkey, Iran, Syria, Ap, Afghanistan


Here's Kushner's immigration plan as it stands

White House adviser Jared Kushner's proposal to reform the US legal immigration system will be broken into two parts: one focused on border security and the other on legal immigration, according to a senior administration official.
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UPDATE 7-House panel chair accuses Trump of 'massive' obstruction; Trump vows to fight

The Democratic chairman of the U.S. House Oversight Committee on Wednesday accused President Donald Trump of a "unprecedented, and growing pattern of obstruction" after he ordered federal employees not to comply with congressional investigations. The Republican president ordered officials not to obey legal requests from the Democratic-led House of Representatives, which is carrying out multiple investigations of his administration, including his tax returns, White House security clearances and ...
Tags: News, White House, House, House Of Representatives, Donald Trump, Trump, Democratic, Elijah Cummings, House Oversight Committee, U S House Oversight Committee, William Barr


UK growth likely to rise above 1.5% next year, says thinktank

Plans to ease austerity slightly over next five years are not believable, according to NIESRBritain’s growth rate will bounce back above 1.5% next year as ministers exceed existing public spending budgets to cope with an ageing population, a leading thinktank has said.The National Institute for Social & Economic Research (NIESR) said plans to ease austerity only slightly over the next five years were “unbelievable”. It added that government spending would almost certainly need to increase by mor...
Tags: Europe, Business, Politics, UK, Economics, European Union, UK News, World news, Tax and spending, Foreign Policy, Article 50, Brexit, Economic growth (GDP


Exclusive: Iran's Zarif believes Trump does not want war, but could be lured into conflict

"I don't think he wants war," Zarif said in an interview at the Iranian mission to the United Nations in New York. "But that doesn't exclude him being basically lured into one." The White House did not immediately respond to a request for comment on Zarif's remarks. Zarif said a so-called "B-team," including Trump's national security adviser John Bolton, an ardent Iran hawk, and conservative Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu could goad Trump into a conflict with Tehran.
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Democrat Hypocrisy on Executive Privilege Recalls Different ‘Gunwalker’ Reaction

Democrats are as hypocritical on Mueller report findings as they have been on guns. (Congressman Jerry Nadler/Facebook) U.S.A. – -(Ammoland.com)- “White House lawyers plan to tell attorneys for administration witnesses called by the House that they will be asserting executive privilege over their testimony, officials said,” The Washington Post reported Tuesday. “Such a move will intensify a power struggle between the Trump administration and congressional Democrats, potentially setting up a p...
Tags: Facebook, Guns, Obama, Congress, Eric Holder, Mexico, White House, House, Fox News, Resistance, Kent, Donald Trump, The Washington Post, Border Patrol, Trump, Senate Judiciary Committee


Ministers accused of inaction over Northern Ireland abortion rights

MPs say government must provide clarity on legal situation for womenMinisters must act urgently to address human rights breaches faced by women in Northern Ireland who seek an abortion, according to a damning report from a cross-party committee of MPs.The women and equalities committee accuses the government of failing to tackle challenges identified by a UN committee on women’s rights last year, which found “systematic violations”. Continue reading...
Tags: Health, Politics, Women, Society, UK News, Northern Ireland, Abortion, Un, Northern Irish politics


Arrested Leader Of Border Militia Was Allegedly Attacked In County Jail

Larry Mitchell Hopkins, the recently arrested leader of the United Constitutional Patriots (UCP) border militia, was allegedly attacked in jail, according to several reports. “Hopkins was given medical attention for non life-threatening injuries,” Doña Ana County Sheriff’s Department spokesperson Kelly Jameson told several outlets. “He was transferred out of the Doña Ana County Detention Center under the direction of the U.S. Marshals Service on Tuesday.” The county’s detention center referre...
Tags: Facebook, News, Mexico, Barack Obama, Fbi, Aclu, Border, Militia, The New York Times, New Mexico, Hopkins, Albuquerque, El Paso, Reuters, Union Pacific, Connell


Kudlow reaffirms White House support for Fed pick Stephen Moore

President Donald Trump's top economic adviser reaffirmed the administration's support for Stephen Moore as his vetting for a seat on the Federal Reserve Board of Governors continues.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Fed, Stephen Moore, Kudlow, Federal Reserve Board of Governors


Iran Foreign Minister: President Trump Wants to Talk, While Bolton Wants Conflict

Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif said he doubts Trump wants conflict
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Iran, Bolton, Trump, Mohammad Javad Zarif, Onetime


Trump campaign won't say no to hacked political dirt, Democrats agree not to use illegally obtained data

Donald Trump's presidential re-election campaign will not commit to refraining from the use of hacked political material, which helped them win the 2016 election. Their refusal to rule out the use of hacked information from criminals and foreign enemies like Russia “is a contrast to a Democratic presidential field who have promised not to,” NBC News reports. Special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation into Russian attacks on the 2016 U.S. election found the Russian government not only int...
Tags: Security, Post, Elections, Texas, News, Minnesota, Colorado, California, Washington, White House, Massachusetts, Russia, Elizabeth Warren, Nbc News, Dnc, New Jersey


White House's Push for More Oversight of Agency Data Has Some Scientists Concerned

OMB wants to make more agency data public, peer reviewed and reproducible.
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White House Doesn't Plan To Cooperate With Congressional Investigation

President Trump is telling his aides not to cooperate with congressional investigators following the release of special counsel Robert Mueller's report.
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How the New Supreme Court Discrimination Case Could Affect LGBTQ Workers

On Monday, the Supreme Court agreed to review discrimination cases of three LGBTQ employees in the workplace—a pivotal decision that could very well result in the changing of protections for LGBTQ workers across the country. What hangs in the balance? And when will a decision be made? Here’s what you need to know…Read more...
Tags: Politics, Supreme Court, Employment, Job, Workers, Explainer, Lgbtq, Lifehacks, Worker, New Supreme Court


Cummings Blasts Trump Admin After Official Ignores Subpoena In Census Probe

House Oversight Committee Chair Elijah Cummings (D-MD) is lashing out at the Trump administration for ordering John Gore, the top Justice Department official involved in the push to add a citizenship question to the census, to ignore a subpoena from the committee. The administration has now urged several officials to ignore subpoenas from House committees, with President Trump arguing that his aides shouldn’t have to cooperate with “partisan” committee probes. “This is a massive, unprecedente...
Tags: News, Congress, White House, House, Doj, Justice Department, Gore, Trump, Caitlin Macneal, Elijah Cummings, Cummings, Barr, House Oversight Committee, Don McGahn, Subpoena, John Gore


Van Nuys High gets a giant civics lesson on why voting matters from California secretary of state

Van Nuys High School senior Jacqueline Duong knows the value of being active civically — on and off campus. So Secretary of State Alex Padilla’s visit to the campus to make a push for young people to register to vote was definitely not lost on her. She, and many of her peers on Wednesday knew the power of the moment. Padilla’s visit came at a time when campus communities — from adults to students — are talking about immigration, school shootings and what leaders are doing about them, what it mea...
Tags: Politics, Elections, News, California, Mexico, La, Sport, Soccer, Lausd, Local News, Trump, Ryan Carter, ASB, Los Angeles Unified, Padilla, Alex Padilla


Clinton: Trump has 'proved himself unwilling to defend our nation' – live

President’s 2016 election rival writes op-ed on Mueller report in the Washington PostSign up for the US briefing and get a new perspective 10.39pm BST It appears former Congresswoman and outspoken gun control activist Gabrielle Giffords is taking the NRA to task:Just in: Giffords (the nonprofit started by former congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords) is suing the FEC to act on administrative complaints accusing the NRA of numerous campaign finance violations, incl. illegal contributions to Trump'...
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White House: Proposed Hiring Rule Was Meant to Help, Not Hurt Ex-Offenders Seeking Federal Jobs

Administration seeks to clarify intent of proposed requirement that applicants disclose participation in pretrial diversion programs, amid outcry.
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Michael Cohen Claims He Pleaded Guilty to Crimes He Did Not Commit

Cohen told actor Tom Arnold "they had me on campaign finance"
Tags: News, White House, Uncategorized, Cohen, Michael Cohen, Tom Arnold, Onetime


Tapper: Why won't Trump address this?

CNN's Jake Tapper questions why President Donald Trump and the White House aren't addressing the ongoing threat of continued Russian interference in the US election process.
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