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Former Trump confidante Hope Hicks to cooperate with House Democratic probe

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director and long-time confidante of President Donald Trump, plans to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into potential obstruction of justice.
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Fed, Dimming Its Economic Outlook, Predicts No Rate Increases This Year

The Federal Reserve lowered its growth forecast to 2.1 percent this year, far less rosy than White House projections, as it detected signs of a slowing economy.
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Trump wants Bob Kraft at White House despite despite prostitution sting

President Donald Trump has told White House aides that he wants New England Patriots owner Bob Kraft, who was at the center of a Florida prostitution sting just last month, to come to the Patriots' Super Bowl celebration at the White House. “The situation's causing problems for those planning the event,” writes Gabby Orr at Politico. From Politico's story: President Donald Trump wants Kraft to join his players at the White House this spring for a celebration of their January Super Bowl victor...
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Bernie Sanders returns to California, fires up striking workers at UCLA

WESTWOOD — Campaigning in California for the first time in his second run for president, Bernie Sanders flashed familiar themes Wednesday in a speech to UCLA workers staging a one-day strike amid stalled contract negotiations. Carrying her 11-month-old baby Daisy Lynette Bell, a UCLA occupational therapist who has not had a raise in three years, joins striking UC workers at a rally at UCLA in Westwood on Wednesday, March 20, 2019. (Photo by Sarah Reingewirtz, Pasadena Star-News/SCNG) Presi...
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CZ75 Republika Handgun Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš

CZ75 Republika Presented to President Trump by Czech PM Andrej Babiš U.S.A. -(Ammoland.com)- On March 7th, 2019, President Trump and the First Lady met with Prime Minister Andrej Babiš of the Czech Republic and his wife, in the White House.  The meeting was cordial, with both men celebrating the bond between the two countries. After the meeting, PM Babiš told reporters that he had presented President Trump with one of one hundred custom crafted CZ75 pistols created for the centennial of t...
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How Democrats fell out of love with impeaching Trump

Almost from the day that Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a significant chunk of Democrats have wanted Congress to throw him out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue via impeachment. Which makes the latest finding on impeachment in a CNN-SSRS poll all the more intriguing.
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Analysis: How Democrats fell out of love with impeaching Trump

Almost from the day that Donald Trump won the White House in 2016, a significant chunk of Democrats have wanted Congress to throw him out of 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue via impeachment. Which makes the latest finding on impeachment in a CNN-SSRS poll all the more intriguing.
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The President's long-time confidante plans to turn over documents as part of a House investigation into potential obstruction of justice

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director and long-time confidante of President Donald Trump, plans to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into potential obstruction of justice.
Tags: News, White House, House, Stories, Donald Trump, Hope Hicks, House Judiciary Committee


Congressman: Here's what we want to know from Hope Hicks

Rep. Hakeem Jeffries (D-NY) discusses what the Judiciary Committee is hoping to learn from former White House Communications Director Hope Hicks, who has agreed to provide documents.
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Rep. Cummings accuses White House of obstruction

House Oversight committee chairman Elijah Cummings accused the White House of an "unprecedented level of stonewalling, delay and obstruction" in a Washington Post op-ed as his committee seeks information related to multiple ongoing investigations into the Trump administration. CNN's Sunlen Serfaty reports.
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The Best TV Shows & Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2019

Spring is almost here, and with the warmer weather comes new movies. Next month, Netflix will be releasing several great titles that you really shouldn’t miss, including the never-before-released Roadshow cut of The Hateful Eight! Check out the best new TV shows and movies coming to Netflix in April 2019. Movies Coming to Netflix in April 2019   Burning Burning is a masterpiece. Does that sound hyperbolic? Maybe – but it’s true. This slow-burn thriller Lee Chang-dong works its way under...
Tags: Movies, Horror, White House, Western, Sci-fi, America, Netflix, Burning, Quentin Tarantino, Gary Oldman, Jason, The Hateful Eight, Bruce Willis, Tarantino, Nixon, Freddy


Override Trump’s wall emergency

Trump claims he’s done more for the military than any recent occupant of the White House, but this stunt will hurt the military, which is already struggling with a $116 billion backlog of facility improvements. It will also hurt the communities that have grown up around bases.
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Former Trump confidante Hope Hicks to cooperate with House Democratic probe into Trump

Hope Hicks, the former White House communications director and long-time confidante of President Donald Trump, plans to turn over documents to the House Judiciary Committee as part of its investigation into potential obstruction of justice.
Tags: White House, Cnn, House, Donald Trump, Trump, Hope Hicks, House Judiciary Committee


The President accused the late senator of misleading the White House about his vote on a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017

In his latest attack on John McCain, President Donald Trump accused the late senator of misleading the White House about his vote on a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017 after spending years campaigning on repealing it.
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The President Of Brazil Made An Anti-LGBTQ+ Statement. Trump Nodded Along.

During his visit to the White House on Tuesday, Brazilian president Jair Bolsonaro said in his remarks that the U.S. and Brazil stand side-by-side "in their efforts to ensure liberties and respect to traditional family lifestyles, respect to God, our Creator, against the gender ideology or the politically correct attitudes, and against fake news."President Trump vigorously nodded along with the entire statement, as the video below shows. The statement, which has several concerning parts, has no...
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US' Pompeo boosts Israel prime minister ahead of election

JERUSALEM (AP) — U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Wednesday lauded the White House's warm ties with Israel during a visit to the country and promised to step up pressure on Iran, giving a public boost to Israel's prime minister at the height of a tight re-election campaign.
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Fed Says It Won’t Hike Rates in 2019, Citing Economic Slowdown

The Federal Reserve left interest rates unchanged Wednesday and predicted that it will not raise them again for the entirety of the coming year due to a recent slowdown in economic growth.In a widely anticipated move, the central bank’s policy-making Federal Open Market Committee abandoned its previous prediction, made just three-months ago, of continued strong economic growth that would necessitate two rate hikes this year.After predicting in December that the economy would continue to grow at ...
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Biden building 2020 White House campaign ahead of expected bid: sources

Biden has told supporters and former staff that he will run, according to one source who has knowledge of discussions. Biden and his aides also have reached out to donors and potential bundlers - people who volunteer to raise money on behalf of the candidate - to assess support, according to another source. A third source with direct knowledge of Biden's plans offered a caveat, saying the former vice president was very close to running, but "it’s not 100 percent." “We’re leaning into that mom...
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Trump’s Stonewall Strategy

We have every reason to believe that Donald Trump is the most corrupt American president since at least Warren Harding and perhaps ever. The fact that his adult sons continue to manage his business while serving as informal White House advisors is itself a major scandal. A big reason for wanting the Democrats to win back the House of Representatives in 2018 was the promise that they would do the work of oversight that the congressional GOP had avoided. But now that congressional oversight is her...
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The Pentagon’s Watchdog Is Investigating Whether the Acting Defense Secretary Boosted Boeing

The Department of Defense Office of Inspector General confirmed it has launched an investigation into whether Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan has violated any ethics rules by promoting his former employer Boeing while serving in the Trump Administration. The investigation comes a week after a government watchdog group, called Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics…
Tags: News, White House, Defense, Uncategorized, Military, Pentagon, Donald Trump, Boeing, Trump Administration, Patrick Shanahan, Citizens for Responsibility, Boosted Boeing, Department of Defense Office of Inspector General


Trump says IS territory in Syria nearly eliminated

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says the last of the Islamic State’s territory in Syria will be freed by U.S.-backed forces “by tonight.” Trump spoke as he left the White House and displayed maps of IS-held territory in Iraq and Syria on the day he was elected and as of Wednesday morning. The most […]
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Trump: Mueller report ‘ridiculous’ but should be released

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says it’s “ridiculous” that special counsel Robert Mueller is writing a report to summarize his findings — but says he’s looking forward to seeing what it says. Trump told reporters as he left the White House that it will be up to the attorney general to decide what to […]
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Trump says tariffs on China could stay to ensure compliance

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump says if the U.S. gets a trade deal with China, tariffs could stay in place for some time to ensure Beijing “lives by the deal.” Trump said Wednesday the White House was discussing keeping tariffs for a “substantial period of time,” adding that China has had “problems living by […]
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Trump: George Conway Is ‘Whack Job’ Doing ‘Tremendous Disservice’ To Kellyanne

President Donald Trump repeated his (rebutted) claim that he doesn’t know George Conway on Wednesday, calling him a “whack job” who is doing a “tremendous disservice” to his wife, White House counselor Kellyanne Conway. “He’s a whack job. There’s no question about it, but I really don’t know him,” Trump told reporters outside the White House before leaving for Ohio. “I think he’s doing a tremendous disservice to a wonderful wife.” “Kellyanne is a wonderful woman, and I call him Mr. Kellyanne,...
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Kellyanne Sides With Trump: ‘You Think He Should Just Take That Sitting Down?’

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway picked her boss over her husband Wednesday, asking a reporter incredulously if President Donald Trump was expected to “just take that sitting down?” “He left it alone for months out of respect for me,” Conway told Politico. “But you think he shouldn’t respond when somebody, a non-medical professional accuses him of having a mental disorder? You think he should just take that sitting down?” “Don’t play psychiatrist any more than George should be,” she con...
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Trump to host Netanyahu at White House

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will host Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (neh-ten-YAH’-hoo) at the White House next week. The president will welcome Netanyahu for his third White House visit since Trump took office, the White house said Wednesday. They will discuss Middle East issues in a meeting March 25 and Trump will host […]
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The Retroactive Pay Raise Is in 'Final Clearance' Stage, says White House Official

"It is exceedingly legalistic as to how we get this squared away," said Margaret Weichert, acting OPM director.
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Fact-checking Trump's claim that McCain misled the White House on his Obamacare repeal vote

In his latest attack on John McCain, President Donald Trump accused the late senator of misleading the White House about his vote on a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017 after spending years campaigning on repealing it.
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Fact-checking Trump's claim McCain misled White House on Obamacare repeal vote

In his latest attack on John McCain, President Donald Trump accused the late senator of misleading the White House about his vote on a GOP effort to repeal the Affordable Care Act in 2017 after spending years campaigning on repealing it.
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President Trump Says Mueller Investigation Is ‘Ridiculous,’ But Public Should See the Report

'Let's see whether or not it's legit,' the President said
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