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Government shutdown: first closure in four years looms hours before deadline

Twelve hours before deadline, dueling parties in Congress showed no signs of breaking impasse over spending priorities and DacaThe US government remained poised on Friday to suffer its first shutdown in more than four years, as lawmakers in Congress showed no signs of breaking an impasse over spending priorities and the fate of young undocumented migrants.With less than 12 hours before a deadline of midnight to fund the government, the White House said the prospect of a shutdown had “ratcheted u...
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Trump, Schumer meeting hours ahead of shutdown deadline

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump are meeting at the White House Friday afternoon, just hours ahead of the deadline for a government shutdown.
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McConnell and Ryan weren't in Trump and Schumer's meeting

Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer and President Donald Trump are meeting at the White House Friday afternoon, just hours ahead of the deadline for a government shutdown.
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The Stormy Daniels story should be a bigger deal

Donald Trump's personal lawyer formed a private company just before the 2016 election to pay $130,000 in exchange for a porn star's silence about her alleged 2006 relationship with the now-President of the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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WH Confirms Trump Meeting With Schumer Over Looming Gov't Shutdown

The White House confirmed on Friday that President Donald Trump will meet with Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-NY) to discuss the looming government shutdown.White House confirms that @realDonaldTrump will meet with @SenSchumer shortly about the looming shutdown. Read More → [Author: Matt Shuham]
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Poll: Nearly Half Would Blame Trump, Republicans For Gov't Shutdown

Nearly half of Americans would blame President Donald Trump and congressional Republicans in the event of a government shutdown, according to a new Washington Post-ABC News poll released Friday, as the hours ticked until such a shutdown would occur.Forty-eight percent of respondents to the Washington Post-ABC News poll said Trump and congressional Republicans are mainly responsible for a possible government shutdown, compared to 28 percent who mainly blamed Democrats and 18 percent who said both...
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Trump-Russia inquiry is told Nigel Farage may have given Julian Assange data

Private investigator tells House panel Farage gave thumb drive to Assange, who officials view as a conduit for the Russian governmentNigel Farage may have given Julian Assange a thumb drive of data and was possibly a more frequent visitor than was publicly known to the Ecuadorian embassy where the WikiLeaks founder lives, according to testimony given to US congressional inquiry into the Trump campaign’s alleged ties to the Kremlin. Related: The Trump-Russia dossier: why its findings grow more ...
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Trump May Shun NBC’s Super Bowl Pre-Game Interview (EXCLUSIVE)

The Super Bowl has launched dozens of customs, ranging from the event’s eye-popping halftime show to the consumption of thousands of pounds of pizza, buffalo wings, and seven-layer dip. In 2018, however, one new tradition is in danger of being broken. The White House has at present, according to a person familiar with the matter, […]
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2018 Will Be The Year Of Women's Voices

Think About Why You Marched And Organize One of the largest protests in U.S. history started with a single woman, one who had never been much of an activist.Angry after the 2016 presidential election, Teresa Shook, a retired lawyer in Hawaii, invited some Facebook friends to march on Washington around the time of the inauguration.Her event turned into an intersectional movement that became larger than she had ever anticipated, one that has since both grown and fractured.In this new docume...
Tags: Facebook, Fashion, Music, Washington, Virginia, United States, Hawaii, Donald Trump, University Of Alabama, Mendoza, Emily, Virginia House, Teresa Shook, America Uprising, Paola Mendoza Carmen Perez, Nantasha Williams


Here's What Stormy Daniels Said In 2011 About Her Alleged Affair With Donald Trump

On Friday, InTouch dropped a bombshell interview with Stormy Daniels, a former adult film actress who alleged she had sex with President Trump in 2006 — just a year after he married and had a child with his third wife, Melania Trump.In the 2011 unedited interview, Daniels, whose real name is Stephanie Cliffords, confirmed she had an affair with the then-reality TV star that started at charity golf tournament. According to InTouch, her account was corroborated by her ex-husband and a close frien...
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Trump touts anti-abortion policies in speech

President Donald Trump will tout his administration's anti-abortion record on Friday when he becomes the first sitting president to speak via video feed to the March for Life gathering in Washington.
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Trump touts year of anti-abortion policies in Rose Garden speech

President Donald Trump will tout his administration's anti-abortion record when he speaks via video feed to the March for Life gathering in Washington.
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As Trump Nears One-Year Mark, Shutdown Looks More Likely

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump changed plans to stay in Washington on Friday, with the very real threat of a government shutdown at the stroke of midnight landing on the first anniversary of his inauguration. Republicans and Democrats spent much of the morning blaming each other for the possibility, as cable news networks displayed countdown […]
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Source: Trump cancels Mar-a-Lago trip ahead of anticipated government shutdown

President Donald Trump is scheduled to depart Washington and head to his Florida resort hours before the deadline to avoid a government shutdown at midnight
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Analysis: Why isn't the Stormy Daniels story a bigger deal?

Donald Trump's personal lawyer formed a private company just before the 2016 election to pay $130,000 in exchange for a porn star's silence about her alleged 2006 relationship with the now-President of the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal.
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A year after the Women’s March, more women than ever are running for office. Here’s what some from Southern California had to say

A year after unprecedented throngs of women turned out for marches around the country, many wearing pink hats and chanting protest slogans, record numbers of American women are moving from the streets to the campaign trail. Many connect their candidacy to the 2017 march itself. A year ago this week, partly in response to the election and the then-recent inauguration of President Donald Trump, an estimated 4.1 million supporters of equal pay, reproductive rights, accessible health care and a host...
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When Your Boss Acts Like a Dinosaur and You Just Serve Up The Brontosaurus...

In case you missed it, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is the latest leader VP level FTE of the free world to espouse the benefits of having his underlings print stuff out for him to chew on.  Damn kids!  Where's my digital information printed out on something I can take notes on?  Or use to throw away my gum?  BTW, I'm almost out of Big Red - send the intern to the store.  OK, let's look at the quote and analyze it after the jump.  More from Newsweek: "Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has sa...
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Trump to mark anniversary with Mar-a-Lago bash as thousands get set to protest

Tickets start at $100,000 a pair for president’s glitzy celebrationRepublicans and Democrats locked in stalemate over spendingDonald Trump will host a lavish celebration of his first year as US president at his private estate in Florida on Saturday, with tickets starting at $100,000 a pair, even as thousands of women take to the streets to protest against his divisive leadership.Trump had been due to depart Washington on Friday but postponed the trip for a day as the government stood on the brin...
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IG: Homeland Security violated court orders during travel ban

The Department of Homeland Security was "caught by surprise" by President Donald Trump's first travel ban executive order, issued a week after he took office, and violated two court orders in preventing some travelers from boarding US-bound flights, the department's inspector general said in a report Friday.
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Why isn't the Stormy Daniels story a bigger deal?

Donald Trump's personal lawyer formed a private company just before the 2016 election to pay $130,000 in exchange for a porn star's silence about her alleged 2006 relationship with the now-President of the United States, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Tags: Cnn, United States, Donald Trump, Stormy Daniels


Melania Trump Wants To Be Where The People Are In James Corden's Hilarious Little Mermaid Parody!

As time goes by, the more people theorize Melania Trump is actually being held captive by an orange-faced ogre like some sad princess in a fairy tale. On Thursday, James Corden finally capitalized on this situation in a way he's been dying to do for over a year: by dressing up like FLOTUS and singing a Disney princess song. And while the First Lady's situation is more of a Beauty and the Beast variety, the Late Late Show host proved she's actually more like The Little Mermaid! Video: Late Night ...
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Fran O'Sullivan: Enjoying the Donald dividend

Controversial US billionaire (and Kiwi) Peter Thiel famously summed up Donald Trump's relationship with American journalists. "The media is always taking Trump literally," Thiel said. "It never takes him seriously, but it always takes... [Author: [email protected]]
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Op-Ed Columnist: Donald Trump’s Radical Honesty

In his own wild way, this president is as truthful and transparent as they come.
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Jimmy Kimmel Asked Little Kids How Trump Is Doing and They Have a Few Pointers

"I think he needs to stop threatening North Korea," one child told Jimmy Kimmel Live! "Because I don't want to get nuked."
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NRA's Ties To Putin Allies Go Back Years

The FBI is probing whether a Russian banker with Kremlin ties illegally funneled money to the NRA in a bid to help Donald Trump’s presidential candidacy, McClatchy reported  Thursday. There’s already a lot of reporting out there on the unlikely ties between the gun group and right-wing Russians. The banker at the center of the probe, Alexander Torshin, is a life-time NRA member who’s spent years attending the group’s events and amassing a circle of influential American conservative friends. S...
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Jimmy Kimmel Slams GOP for Using Children’s Health Program in Shutdown Fight

WASHINGTON — Jimmy Kimmel again waded into a divisive congressional debate, this time over the showdown over a funding bill to prevent a shutdown at the end of the day on Friday. On “Jimmy Kimmel Live” on Thursday, Kimmel slammed Republicans for making an extension of the Children’s Health Insurance Program, or CHIP, part of […]
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'Buy a flat, meet Trump Jr' offer criticised as 'ethics atrocity'

Trump Towers project in India lures investors with offer of meeting US president’s sonThe developers behind a Trump Towers project near the Indian capital, Delhi, are offering to fly the first 100 investors in the property to the US to meet Donald Trump Jr, the US president’s eldest son.The promotional materials for the project – the fifth in India to take the Trump name – claim the address is “so powerful, a letter would reach you from any part of the world”. Continue reading...
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Trump To Delay Mar-A-Lago Trip Until Government Funding Bill Passes

This post has been updated.President Donald Trump was initially scheduled to fly to Mar-a-Lago Friday afternoon, but given the tough odds the Senate faces in keeping the government open, it appears Trump will not leave for his Palm Beach estate until the Senate passes a funding bill. Read More → [Author: Caitlin MacNeal]
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