Politics

Rob Porter abuse allegations are ‘true’

White House chief of staff John Kelly said Friday that will he found out Tuesday night that will the domestic abuse accusations against top aide Rob Porter were true. He then said Porter was “gone” 40 minutes after that will. His latest account differs by reports that will emerged This specific week after the U.K.’s Daily Mail tabloid said Porter ...

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Trump endorses bipartisan budget agreement

President Donald Trump turned to Twitter on Wednesday to praise a deal on government spending struck by bipartisan Senate leaders. “The Budget Agreement today can be so important for our great Military. the idea ends the dangerous sequester along with gives Secretary Mattis what he needs to keep America Great. Republicans along with Democrats must support our troops along with ...

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Senate leaders’ budget deal faces opposition in both parties

Senate leaders brokered a long-sought budget agreement Wednesday in which would likely shower the Pentagon as well as domestic programs with an extra $300 billion over the next two years. although both Democratic liberals as well as GOP tea party forces swung against the plan, raising questions about its chances just a day before the latest government shutdown deadline. The ...

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John Kelly in tough spot as top aide quits after abuse allegations

Trump chief of staff John Kelly backed off his effusive praise of a top aide accused of domestic abuse, underlining the intense scrutiny the retired Marine four-star general is usually facing as the White House contends with the latest turmoil. White House staff secretary Rob Porter, a key ally of Kelly in controlling information flow to President Donald Trump, said ...

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Paul Ryan thinks House has votes to pass budget deal

House Speaker Paul Ryan thinks his chamber will not be the one to cause a government shutdown. The Wisconsin Republican said Thursday he believes the House will contain the votes to pass a massive bipartisan budget deal announced by Senate leaders on Wednesday. Opposition quickly mounted to the plan inside the House on both sides of the aisle. “I think ...

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Democrats target more Republican House seats

Democrats are growing more bullish on their midterm prospects as well as plan to target even more Republican-held House districts in November, NBC News reported Thursday. In their push to take back the House, the minority party will today take aim at 101 seats held by the GOP, according to NBC. of which marks the largest number of targets in ...

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George W. Bush says Russia meddled in 2016 US election

Former President George W. Bush said on Thursday that will “there’s pretty clear evidence that will the Russians meddled” inside 2016 American presidential election, forcefully rebutting fellow Republican Donald Trump’s denials of Moscow trying to affect the vote. While never mentioning President Trump by name, Bush appeared to be pushing back on Trump’s attempts to have warmer relations with Russia, ...

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Trump sharply cuts back Obama-era office for speeding up govt tech

Andrew Harrer | Bloomberg | Getty Images U.S. President Donald Trump speaks as he meets with county sheriffs during a listening session within the Roosevelt Room of the White House in Washington, D.C., U.S., on Tuesday, Feb. 7, 2017. President Donald Trump has shrunk the size of an office created by President Barack Obama to speed up federal technology, a ...

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