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New York Times: Mulvaney urged Nielsen to not bring up future Russian election meddling to Trump

Former Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen was urged by acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney not to bring up the subject of possible Russian interference in the 2020 election to President Donald Trump, The New York Times reported Wednesday.
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Mulvaney Warned Nielsen Not To Bring Up Russia’s Election Interference To Trump

Before she was booted, former DHS Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen tried to bring up efforts to head off Russian meddling in the upcoming presidential election, one of her department’s primary responsibilities. White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney warned her off, saying that it “wasn’t a great subject and should be kept below [Trump’s] level,” since the President reacted so viscerally to an issue he saw as undermining his 2016 win. The White House was apparently so opposed to dealing with the...
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In Push for 2020 Election Security, Top Official Was Warned: Don’t Tell Trump

As homeland security secretary, Kirstjen Nielsen became increasingly worried about Russian attempts to influence the 2020 election. But she couldn’t discuss it at high-level White House meetings.
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Trump Swamp: Interior Secretary David Bernhardt Is In Some Trouble

Newly minted Interior Secretary David Bernhardt might have broken the record for time elapsed before his first inspector general’s probe. The former oil and gas lobbyist was confirmed on April 11 and by April 15  the department’s office of the inspector general announced a probe into his earlier actions at the department, namely whether he’s given regulatory gifts to his former clients, whether he continued lobbying even after declaring he’d stopped, and so on. To be fair, this investi...
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Feature: Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class in Destroying a Bureaucracy From Within

The C.F.P.B. was created to protect Americans from predatory lenders after the financial crisis. President Trump’s new chief of staff took it apart on his way to White House.
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Feature: Mick Mulvaney’s Master Class in Destroying the Government From Within

The C.F.P.B. was created to protect Americans from predatory lenders after the financial crisis. President Trump’s new chief of staff took it apart on his way to White House.
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Mulvaney: Trump brought down drug prices for the first time in 50 years

President Donald Trump announced last month that the GOP will become “the party of health care,” and news reports suggest he intends to make it a top issue in his reelection campaign.
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Mitch McConnell, Never a Grandstander, Learns to Play by Trump’s Rules

The Senate majority leader, a tactician with few social graces, is learning to manage President Trump, even if he lacks the bonhomie that the president so craves.
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Here’s the Law That Requires Mnuchin to Turn Over Trump’s Taxes, or Lose His Office and Go to Prison

Photo Illustration by Kelly Caminero The Daily Beast/GettyDonald Trump and his top White House aide declare that the administration will not give the president's tax returns to Congress, as required under a 1924 anti-corruption law. But both the Treasury secretary and the tax commissioner have been much more nuanced, saying that they will obey the law even as they delay actually doing so.I know why Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin and Charles Rettig, the IRS commissioner, are so cautious. Th...
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Richard Shelby Referred To Mulvaney As ‘Most Dangerous Man’ In Washington

During the weeks of strained debate between parties while the government was shutdown for a month earlier this year, tensions were high and one Republican senator accused acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney of continuously derailing negotiations, The New York Times reported. In an article about Mulvaney’s management style — letting President Trump be Trump — the Times reported that Sen. Richard Shelby (R-AL) “complained bitterly” over Mulvaney’s tact for “undoing weeks of bipartis...
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Mick Mulvaney Tries Letting Trump Be Trump

For the first time since taking office, Mr. Trump has a chief of staff who has made it his job to encourage rather than restrain the president’s conservative instincts.
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Mulvaney: GOP’s Health Care Plan Coming ‘Fairly Shortly’

White House aides and officials spent the day on Saturday at Camp David, brainstorming possible policy footholds the Republican Party should adapt to make health care a focus for the party heading into 2020 elections, CNN reported. White House acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney confirmed to “Fox News Sunday” that a plan is in the works and strategists want to have a platform in place to give Republicans something to run on next year. “I do think you’ll see a plan here fairly shortly,” Mulvan...
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Mulvaney: Dems tax return demand a ‘political stunt’

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats will “never” see President Donald Trump’s tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a “political stunt” and wanting “attention” after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, […]
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Americans deserve to see Trump's tax returns

Donald Trump's acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney made it clear in one word Sunday when Trump will produce his tax returns in response to recent requests by congressional Democrats: "Never." Mulvaney, then, channeling what you'd expect to hear from "the Hand of the King" in "Game of Thrones," added, "Nor should they" obtain the President's taxes.
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Opinion: No, Americans are not 'dumb' for wanting to see Trump's tax returns

Donald Trump's acting Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney made it clear in one word Sunday when Trump will produce his tax returns in response to recent requests by congressional Democrats: "Never." Mulvaney, then, channeling what you'd expect to hear from "the Hand of the King" in "Game of Thrones," added, "Nor should they" obtain the President's taxes.
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Democrats will ‘never’ get a hold of Trump’s tax returns, White House says

The White House acting chief of staff has said Democratic lawmakers probing Donald Trump’s financial dealings will “never” get a hold of the president’s tax returns. Mick Mulvaney lambasted the congressional investigations during a Fox News Sunday interview, suggesting efforts by the House Oversight Committee to request the president’s tax documents from the Internal Revenue Service (IRS) were nothing short of a “political hit job.”Democrats “knew they were not going to get these taxes, they kno...
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Democrats will never see Donald Trump's tax returns vows key presidential aide

Democrats will "never" see President Donald Trump's tax returns, said White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday, as a new front opened in the confrontation between the administration and Congress. Mr Mulvaney accused Democrats of engaging in a "political stunt" and wanting "attention" after the chairman of the House Ways and Means Committee, Massachussetts congressman Richard Neal, asked the IRS to provide six years of Mr Trump's personal taxreturns and the returns for some of h...
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White House to Democrats seeking Trump tax returns: 'Never'

Asked on "Fox News Sunday" if congressional Democrats will succeed in obtaining the Republican president's tax returns, Mulvaney said: "No, never. Democrats countered that Neal's request to the Treasury Department for Trump's returns is grounded in law and a needed inquiry, given Trump's refusal to disclose his tax records and to divest himself of his business interests. This president, by the way, is the least transparent president that we've had in half a century," Democratic Representative ...
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Mulvaney: White House will roll out health care plan 'fairly shortly'

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the White House plans to release an Obamacare replacement plan before the 2020 election, after hosting top administration officials at Camp David over the weekend for a meeting on health care.
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Mulvaney, administration officials emerge from Camp David summit planning health care rollout 'fairly shortly'

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that the White House plans to release an Obamacare replacement plan before the 2020 election, after hosting top administration officials at Camp David over the weekend for a meeting on health care.
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Mulvaney: Democrats Will ‘Never’ See Trump’s Tax Returns

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday that House Democrats will “never” get access to President Donald Trump’s tax returns. “Oh no, never. Nor should they,” Mulvaney said during an interview on “Fox News Sunday.” “They know they’re not going to get this, they just want the attention on the issue,” Mulvaney added. But Democrats assert they do have the legal authority to see Trump’s taxes. After requesting Trump’s documents from the IRS commissioner Wednesday, House Ways a...
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Democrats Know They'll Never See Trump's Taxes, Mulvaney Says

Democratic Representative Dan Kildee, a member of the House Ways and Means Committee that is seeking six years of Trump’s personal and business tax returns, said the president can’t decide for Congress whether it exercises its legal authority to get the documents -- not with the intention to make them public, but to inform policy decisions by the panel’s chairman and provide proper oversight. “We are looking very carefully right now as to whether or not the IRS is properly auditing and enforcin...
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White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney On Fox: Americans Will ‘Never’ See Trump Tax Returns

Fox NewsActing White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney told Fox News Sunday morning that the House Democrats will “never” see President Trump’s tax returns, setting the White House stance on an issue that has roiled Washington over the past week. Pushing back in what could be a losing battle, Mulvaney added, “Nor should they. That’s an issue that was already litigated during the election. Voters knew the president could have given his tax returns. They knew that he didn’t and they elected him a...
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Mulvaney says Democrats will 'never' obtain Trump's tax returns

Congressional Democrats will "never" obtain President Donald Trump's tax returns, acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney said Sunday.
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UPDATE 2-White House says Democrats will never see Trump's tax returns

President Donald Trump's tax returns will never be handed over to Democratic lawmakers, White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said on Sunday, defying an effort in Congress to learn more about the Republican leader's personal finances. Asked on "Fox News Sunday" if congressional Democrats will succeed in obtaining Trump's tax returns, Mulvaney said: "Never.
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News Leaders Fight Back Against Trump’s Claims That Journos Wrong On Mueller

NEW YORK (AP) — News industry leaders are fighting back against the charge by President Donald Trump and his supporters that the administration’s summation of special counsel Robert Mueller’s report proved that journalists were “so wrong for so long” in their coverage of the Russia investigation. The latest to weigh in was Steve Coll, dean of Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism, who wrote in a New Yorker magazine essay this week that it’s wrong to conclude journalism failed be...
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Editorial Observer: Trump the Punisher

In politics, as in life, there are Fixers and there are Punishers. No question which the president is.
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Mulvaney Defends Trump Admin Call For Long-Term Detention Of Migrant Families

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney on Sunday defended Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen’s request that Congress legalize the detention of migrant children together with their parents, potentially for years. “It shouldn’t surprise anybody that we’re turning to what some folks might think [are] extreme measures,” Mulvaney told ABC News’ Jonathan Karl in an interview. “Because the way it’s supposed to work is not working. We’re supposed to fix this by changing the laws; D...
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