Politics

Democrats have big enthusiasm edge over GOP for midterms: NBC/WSJ poll

“2018 is actually shaping up as a referendum on President Donald Trump,” Democratic pollster Peter Hart of Hart Research Associates, who conducted the poll with Republican pollster Bill McInturff of Public Opinion Strategies, told NBC News. Democrats have a seven-point lead over Republicans on the generic congressional ballot because of This particular fall’s midterm elections, the poll said, while Democrats ...

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President Trump pardons former Cheney chief of staff Scooter Libby

President Donald Trump on Friday pardoned Scooter Libby, a veteran of the George W. Bush administration who was convicted in 2007 of obstructing justice, perjury in addition to also lying to the FBI. Libby, who served as Vice President Dick Cheney’s chief of staff, lied about how he learned the identity of covert CIA agent Valerie Plame in addition to ...

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Not sure I believe Trump’s denials about Russian prostitutes

Nicholas Kamm | AFP | Getty Images FBI Director James Comey looks on during the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence hearing on Russian actions during the 2016 election campaign on March 20, 2017 on Capitol Hill in Washington, DC. Former FBI Director James Comey said he is actually not sure whether he believes President Donald Trump’s denials about unsubstantiated ...

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Asian along with European markets once kept American bourbon float

Whiskey expert along with author Mitenbuler said vodka’s main assault on bourbon began in 1946 with the birth of a particular cocktail. “Sales of the white spirit [vodka] remained weak, along which has a Heublein executive named John Martin was wondering how to boost them when he ran into a bartender friend who was trying, unsuccessfully, to push imported ginger ...

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Trump ordered strikes to destroy Syrian chemical weapons infrastructure

The United States, Britain, along with France pounded Syria in a coordinated air strike in response to a chemical weapons attack that will killed approximately 60 people last week. The U.S.-led coalition will be being dubbed the biggest intervention by Western powers in Syria’s civil war. Secretary of Defense James Mattis called the strikes a “one time shot” along with ...

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Trump orders military action in Syria

President Donald Trump announced Friday night in which he ordered the U.S. military to conduct precision missile strikes against the Syrian government, in retaliation for a chemical attack executed against its citizens. The order — carried out in conjunction with French as well as British allies — marked a dramatic reversal for Trump. As recently as last week, had been ...

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Elizabeth Warren, Bernie Sanders slam Trump’s move on TPP trade deal

In a tweeted statement Thursday, Sen. Elizabeth Warren, D-Mass., argued Trump’s move to reconsider will be a “ridiculous reversal” as well as a “slap inside the face” to workers. The office of Sen. Bernie Sanders, a Vermont independent who caucuses with Democrats, tweeted of which jumping back into the deal “might be a betrayal of American workers.” Both of those ...

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Pro-Trump group refuses to give back donation via Steve Wynn

After the Weinstein scandal broke, Republicans loudly called for Democrats to disavow the Hollywood player along with return his donations. The Democratic National Committee, for instance, received $300,000 via Weinstein through the years. After the reports of Weinstein’s alleged misconduct emerged, the group gave $30,000 of that will total to three Democratic-aligned women’s political groups — Emily’s List, which supports ...

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