Politics

Hillary Clinton surprises with Grammy ‘Fire in addition to Fury’ spoof

Lester Cohen | Getty Images Former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton appears during the 60th Annual Grammy Awards on January 28, 2018. Bruno Mars beat Jay-Z for the top Grammy Awards on Sunday, nevertheless the surprise of the night was former Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton reading via Michael Wolff’s controversial book “Fire in addition to Fury.” A pre-taped parody ...

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Republican outside groups raise $31.6 million, record amounts for midterms

WASHINGTON — The leading outside groups working to retain the Republican Party’s grip on the Senate in November’s midterm elections raised $31.6 million last year — a record amount for the organizations in a non-election year, according to figures provided first to USA TODAY. The Senate Leadership Fund, One Nation in addition to also two various other political organizations associated ...

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Rosenstein approved surveillance extension of former Trump adviser: NYT

U.S. Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein approved to extend surveillance of former Trump campaign adviser Carter Page shortly after assuming office last spring, The brand new York Times reported, citing people familiar that has a secret Republican memo. The extension shows the Department of Justice, under President Donald Trump, saw reason to believe of which Page was acting as a ...

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Bernie Sanders talked to top advisers about a possible 2020 run

Those hoping for another chance to “Feel the Bern” in 2020 could have not bad reason to be optimistic about Bernie Sanders’s odds of running for the presidency. While speculation has been rampant — along with also the Vermont senator has never ruled out the possibility of another go at the country’s top office when asked — there’s yet been ...

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Trump’s focusing on the wrong thing in trade talk, says conservative analyst

Evan Vucci | AP President Donald Trump listens during a dinner with European business leaders at the earth Economic Forum, Thursday, Jan. 25, 2018, in Davos. In an exclusive interview at the earth Economic Forum in Davos, Switzerland, on Thursday Trump told CNBChe would likely reconsider the Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) trade deal if the U.S. could strike a “substantially better” ...

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Trump says DACA recipients should be able to stay within the US

President Donald Trump told CNBC on Thursday which undocumented young people within the United States should be able to stay within the country. “These are Great people. These are Great people which should be able to stay in which country,” he said in an exclusive interview at the earth Economic Forum in Davos. In a snippet aired on NBC’s “Nightly ...

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Facebook tells Senate its software recommended Russian propaganda

Jonathan Ernst | Reuters Colin Stretch, general counsel for Facebook arrives to testify before Senate Judiciary Crime along with Terrorism Subcommittee hearing on on “ways to combat along with reduce the amount of Russian propaganda along with extremist content online,” on Capitol Hill in Washington, U.S., October 31, 2017. Facebook admitted This specific month in which the idea recommended content ...

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Trump will support path to citizenship for DACA Dreamer immigrants

President Donald Trump will back a path to citizenship for 1.8 million young undocumented immigrants who were either shielded by an Obama-era program or eligible for the idea, a Republican source told CNBC on Thursday. White House policy aide Stephen Miller described the administration’s upcoming immigration plan in a conference call, NBC News first reported. The White House can be ...

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President wanted to fire investigator, report says

President Donald Trump ordered the firing of special counsel Robert Mueller last June, The brand-new York Times reported Thursday. Citing “four people told of the matter,” the Times said Trump backed off after White House counsel Donald McGahn threatened to resign. The Washington Post matched that will story, citing two sources. Mueller himself learned about the president’s withdrawn directive in ...

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Fixing Obamacare as important to GOP voters as paying for Trump wall

Stabilizing Obamacare health insurance markets is usually considered nearly as important among Republican voters as is usually paying for President Donald Trump’s border wall, according to a survey released Friday. The same survey that will had that will surprising result found health care is usually the top issue cited by voters going into the 2018 midterm elections. yet the idea ...

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