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Trump reportedly discussed possibly pardoning his 3 eldest children, Jared Kushner, and personal attorney Rudy Giuliani with advisors

Former New York Mayor Rudy Giuliani listens as U.S. President Donald Trump speaks during a news conference in the Briefing Room of the White House on September 27, 2020 in Washington, DC. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Donald Trump discussed with advisors preemptive pardons for his three eldest children — Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trump — as well as his son-in-law Jared Kushner and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, reported Tuesday. No president has tried to grant ...
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Trump is said to have discussed pardoning his 3 eldest children, Jared Kushner, and Rudy Giuliani

Rudy Giuliani listening as President Donald Trump spoke at a news conference in the White House on September 27. Joshua Roberts/Getty Images President Donald Trump discussed preemptive pardons for his three eldest children — Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump, and Ivanka Trump — as well as his son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his personal lawyer Rudy Giuliani, reported Tuesday. It is legal for a president to pardon family members, though it remains unclear what crimes the president might seek to...
Tags: Politics, News, White House, Russia, Trends, Ukraine, Fbi, Bill Clinton, The Times, Fox News, Biden, Times, Giuliani, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Rudy Giuliani


Trump talks of 'another four years' during Christmas reception

President Donald Trump talked during a Christmas reception at the White House on Tuesday about spending four more years in office -- whether that starts in January 2021 or January 2025, according to a source familiar with his comments.
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Trump talks of 'another four years' during White House Christmas reception

President Donald Trump talked during a Christmas reception at the White House on Tuesday about spending four more years in office -- whether that starts in January 2021 or January 2025, according to a source familiar with his comments.
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Misunderstanding the Job

Jeffrey Sachs is an extremely well-educated dude. Undergrad and grad school at Harvard, faculty gigs at Harvard and Columbia, lots of big-brain consulting work with NGO's and various foreign governments; he's obviously not dumb. Which is what makes this recent opinion piece of his at CNN a head-scratcher: "When it ruled this week against New York state's decision to limit religious gatherings in a few high-incidence parts of New York City, the court proved the dangers of scientifically illitera...
Tags: Politics, New York, News, Guns, Supreme Court, New York City, Indiana, Cnn, Harvard, Hasbro, Columbia, Tam, Jeffrey Sachs, Ignorance is no excuse for a law


UK and US lock in behind Australia in China row

Australia’s allies take aim at China’s campaign of ‘disinformation’The British government has vowed to stand with Australia to “protect our key interests and values” and push back at “disinformation” amid a deepening rift in Canberra’s relationship with Beijing.The American ambassador to Australia also accused a Chinese foreign ministry official of spreading “disinformation through fabricated images and disingenuous statements” about Australia. Continue reading...
Tags: Business, Politics, UK, Australia, China, US, International Trade, UK News, World news, Australia news, US news, Beijing, Asia Pacific, US politics, Canberra, Scott Morrison


Trump teases 2024 run at White House event

Trump made the remarks to Republican National Committee members Tuesday evening.
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Kings Donating Use Of Golden 1 Center For State Assembly Session

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Tags: Politics, News, Sacramento Kings, Local, Sacramento, Roseville, Cbs, State Assembly, Assembly, Rendon, Golden 1 Center, Anthony Rendon, California State Assembly, Coronavirus, Arden Fair Mall Black


US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme at White House

Heavily redacted court filing, which does not name Trump, comes as president reportedly is considering sweeping pardonsAn alleged “bribery for pardon” scheme at the White House is under investigation by the justice department, according to a court filing unsealed on Tuesday.The heavily redacted document does not name Donald Trump or other individuals and leaves many unanswered questions, but comes amid media reports that the US president is considering sweeping pardons before he leaves office ne...
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US justice department investigates alleged 'bribery for pardon' scheme

Heavily redacted court filing, which does not name Trump, comes as president reportedly considers series of pardonsAn alleged “bribery for pardon” scheme at the White House is under investigation by the justice department, according to a court filing unsealed on Tuesday.The heavily redacted document does not name Donald Trump or other individuals and leaves many unanswered questions, but comes amid media reports that the US president is considering sweeping pardons before he leaves office next m...
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New DC Comics Work Stars Fat & Gay Daughter of Starfire

DC Comics are seemingly not done when it comes to embarrassing beloved super heroes and their respective franchises as a new work, entitled “I Am Not Starfire”, thrusts a fat and gay daughter of Starfire into the lead role. The comic (targeted at “young adults”) tells of the chaotic high school life of 17-year-old Mandy […]
Tags: Politics, Usa, Lgbt, Dc Comics, International, Feminism, Anime, Announcements, Mandy, Teen Titans, Adaptations, DC Comics Work Stars Fat


'Please Santa, bring me a power wheelchair': Heartbreaking letters from kids to the North Pole will melt your heart this Christmas season

RubberBall Productions/Getty Images The US Postal Service is lending a hand to Santa Claus as hundreds of thousands of children send holiday present requests to the North Pole. Dubbed "Operation Santa," the USPS program accepts letters addressed to the North Pole "to help those in need at the holidays experience the joy of opening presents," the service said in a statement.  The letters will be "opened by Santa's Elves" and published online to be "adopted" by people who would like to help...
Tags: Politics, News, Christmas, International, Trends, US Postal Service, Usps, Santa Claus, Postal Service, Santa, Will, Meghan, Lexi, Eli, Vicky, Kameron


Justice Dept investigating potentially criminal scheme of bribery for Trump presidential pardon

Breaking news from CNN late on Tuesday: "The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to a court record unsealed on Tuesday by the chief judge of the DC District Court." — Read the rest
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While Cuban-Americans in Florida came out big for Trump, Cubans stuck in Mexico pinned their hopes on Biden

Cuban migrants in Ciudad Juarez under the "Remain in Mexico" program celebrate former Vice President Joe Biden's election, November 7, 2020. REUTERS/Jose Luis Gonzalez Even though President Donald Trump lost his reelection bid, thousands of Cuban-Americans helped him secure a wide margin of victory in Florida. For them, Trump's hardline on Cuba, immigration, and socialism were appealing, but for Cuban migrants stuck in Mexico because of Trump's policies, that support was a source of fr...
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Mitch McConnell is said to be circulating a stimulus plan that doesn't include any extra federal unemployment benefits

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-KY) speaks to the media after attending the Republican weekly policy luncheon on Capitol Hill July 23, 2019 in Washington, DC. Mark Wilson/Getty Images Senate Republicans are circulating a slimmed-down coronavirus relief plan that omits federal unemployment benefits, The Washington Post reported. It would also provide for a one-month extension of an unemployment program for gig workers as well as traditional state benefits. Democrats trashed the pr...
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U.S. Justice Department Investigating Trump Administration for Potential Presidential Pardon Bribery Scheme

Cash for presidential pardons, anyone? CNN is reporting that they have obtained unsealed federal court records uncovering an investigation from the United States Justice Department into President Donald Trump’s administration for “a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon.” The court records reportedly include 20 pages of partially redacted documents made public by the D.C. District Court Tuesday afternoon...
Tags: Politics, Crime, News, White House, Cnn, United States, Investigations, Jazz, Donald Trump, Justice Department, Trump, Bribes, Howell, Beryl Howell, D C District Court, President Donald Trump


Court Order Reveals DOJ Investigation Into Suspected Bribery-For-Pardon Scheme

A redacted court order unsealed Tuesday revealed the existence of an investigation into a “bribery-for-pardon” scheme, in which an unnamed defendant allegedly mounted a White House lobbying effort to receive a pardon in exchange for “a substantial political contribution.” CNN first reported on the highly-redacted court order, issued in late August and made public Tuesday by Chief Judge Beryl Howell of the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia.  The identities of the defendant and h...
Tags: News, White House, Cnn, Doj, U S District Court for the District of Columbia, Beryl Howell, Matt Shuham


CDC to shorten guidance for quarantine after COVID-19 exposure to 10 days, or 7 with a negative test

The U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention plans to shorten its guidance for quarantining after COVID-19 exposure to 10 days, or seven with a negative virus test, a senior administration official said Tuesday. That's down from the 14 days CDC has recommended since the start of the pandemic. — Read the rest
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Giuliani Raises Risk Of Disclosing Bad Acts With Pardon Discussion

Rudy Giuliani’s reported discussion of a pardon from President Trump could force the White House to reveal some more details about what exactly the President’s lawyer has been up to. The problem is simple: how do you issue a pardon without giving away the act for which you’re providing clemency? Legal experts told TPM that while Trump is safely within his powers to issue pre-emptive pardons, he could face some issues regarding how specific he wants those pardons to be. “The more general it ge...
Tags: News, White House, Joe Biden, Ukraine, United States, Jimmy Carter, Manhattan, Michigan, Vietnam, Giuliani, Pardon, Rudy Giuliani, Trump, Michigan State, Sean Hannity, Richard Nixon


Law professor reacts to DOJ investigation of White House pardons

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records. CNN's Erin Burnett and Harvard Constitutional Law Professor Laurence Tribe discuss.
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Court documents: DOJ reviewing 'secret' pardon for money scheme targeting White House officials

Court documents: DOJ reviewing 'secret' pardon for money scheme targeting WH officials         [Author: USA TODAY]
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The Justice Department is looking into a potential scheme related to funneling money in exchange for a pardon, court documents reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
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Analysis: Hannity is already laying the groundwork for a Trump self-pardon

Following Donald Trump's pardon of retired Gen. Michael Flynn last week, the word around the White House was that this was only the beginning of a series of pardons that the President will issue before leaving office in 50 days.
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Sean Hannity is already laying the groundwork for a Trump self-pardon

Following Donald Trump's pardon of retired Gen. Michael Flynn last week, the word around the White House was that this was only the beginning of a series of pardons that the President will issue before leaving office in 50 days.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Donald Trump, Sean Hannity, Michael Flynn


Trump to FDA: Why is Europe beating us on vaccine?

White House pressures FDA as Trump fumes that U.S. could lose the vaccine race.
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Justice Department investigating potential presidential pardon bribery scheme, court records reveal

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
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READ: Court filing on Justice Department pardon investigation

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
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Justice Department investigating an alleged 'secret lobbying scheme' to obtain a presidential pardon

an American flag flies outside the Department of Justice in Washington in March 2019. Andrew Harnik/AP Court documents released Tuesday show the Department of Justice is investigating an alleged plot to bribe President Donald Trump for a presidential pardon. As first reported by CNN, the documents do not state who is alleged to have taken part in any such effort and a "related bribery conspiracy scheme." According to federal investigators, the plot involved an offer of "a substantial polit...
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READ: Court filing on DOJ pardon investigation

The Justice Department is investigating a potential crime related to funneling money to the White House or related political committee in exchange for a presidential pardon, according to court records unsealed Tuesday in federal court.
Tags: White House, Cnn, Doj, Justice Department


These heartbreaking letters from kids to Santa will melt your heart this Christmas

RubberBall Productions/Getty Images The US Postal Service is lending a hand to Santa Claus as hundreds of thousands of children send holiday present requests to the North Pole. Dubbed "Operation Santa," the USPS program accepts letters addressed to the North Pole "to help those in need at the holidays experience the joy of opening presents," the service said in a statement.  The letters will be "opened by Santa's Elves" and published online to be "adopted" by people who would like to help...
Tags: Politics, News, Christmas, International, Trends, US Postal Service, Usps, Santa Claus, Postal Service, Santa, Will, Meghan, Lexi, Eli, Vicky, Kameron



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