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DOD Officials Warn Trump Administration To Stop Hassling Giant 5G Developer

Department of Defense officials are warning the Trump administration to stop targeting telecommunications giant Qualcomm or risk placing the U.S. behind the eight ball on fifth-generation cellular development. Representatives with both the DOD and Energy Department have had sit-down discussions with the Federal Trade Commission to encourage the agency to stop suing Qualcomm, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday, citing ...

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Biden Says He’s Almost All In On 2020, But Worries About Trump’s Take-No-Prisoners Approach

Former Vice President Joe Biden is almost totally prepared to announce his bid for the White House, according to media reports. There’s just one big thing keeping him from pulling the trigger: concerns that President Donald Trump will play too rough during the general campaign. Biden’s chief strategist, Steve Ricchetti, signaled that the Delaware Democrat is about 95 percent committed ...

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Ethics Group Files House Complaint On Ocasio-Cortez’s Twitter Use

A Washington, D.C-based ethics group is claiming that New York Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez’s social media usage violates House ethics rules against using taxpayer resources for political purposes. Ocasio-Cortez’s political Instagram account contains direct links to her House Instagram account and includes a link for political contributions, alongside posts of official video footage on the House floor, according to a complaint Foundation ...

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Zuckerberg Announces Big Changes To Facebook. Here’s What People Should Expect

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg announced Wednesday that the Silicon Valley company will begin completely reorienting its platform over the next several years, moving toward encryption and privacy. The move would shift the company’s focus from a social network to a platform in which people communicate with smaller groups and their content disappears after a short period of time, Zuckerberg wrote ...

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Pelosi: Democrats Are Preparing To Bring Net Neutrality Back From The Dead

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi claims her caucus will introduce legislation Wednesday replacing the open internet rules the Trump administration dinged in 2018. A bill called the Save the Internet Act will be unveiled Wednesday and will be introduced in the Senate as well, the California Democrat told colleagues in a letter Monday. Details about the potential bill have not yet been made ...

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‘Terrible Idea’: Michigan’s Democratic Governor Pushes An Enormous Gas Tax Increase

Michigan Gov. Gretchen Whitmer is proposing what some opponents are calling a draconian gas tax increase to fix the state’s crumbling road infrastructure. Whitmer’s budget proposal will include a 45-cent gas tax increase, which would be phased in over three separate intervals, the governor’s spokeswoman Tiffany Brown told reporters Monday. The rate would begin increasing in October, hit its second phase ...

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Google Refuses To Remove App Letting Saudi Men Control Their Wives’ Travel

Google is refusing to remove a feature in the company’s app store allowing Saudi men to track the whereabouts of women, according to a report Saturday from online outlet Insider. Google reviewed the Absher app and concluded that it does not violate the company’s policies, the report notes. Google communicated its decision to California Rep. Jackie Speier, who is demanding the ...

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Here’s What The ’60 Minutes’ Report On The Kid’s Climate Crusade Missed

CBS News apparently neglected to mention in a report Sunday about a climate crusade that one of the neutral experts the reporters interviewed is actually involved in various climate-related lawsuits against oil companies in California. UCLA law professor Ann Carlson was used in a 60 Minutes report as an expert observing the validity of a climate lawsuit holding the U.S. ...

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New WSJ Poll Suggests Trump’s Attacks On Socialism Could Gain Traction Ahead Of 2020

Only a scant few number of Americans view socialism in a favorable light, according to a Wall Street Journal poll published Sunday. The poll numbers come as President Donald Trump and the Republican Party continues painting Democrats as socialists ahead of the 2020 election. Only 18 percent of all Americans say they view socialism positively, while 50 percent view it ...

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Another Big Blue State Rejects A Major Pillar Of Democrats’s Climate Agenda

A Maine lawmaker is pulling his bill imposing a carbon tax on citizens as the state sought be the first to adopt one of the key pillars of the Democratic Party. State Rep. Deane Rykerson, a Democrat from Kittery, Maine, announced Thursday that he is pulling a bill imposing the nation’s first statewide carbon tax. He intends instead on creating ...

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Democrats Worry Agenda Will Die A Horrible Death In The Senate, Regardless 2020 Outcome

Democrats are warning that some of the party’s biggest agenda pledges are destined to crash in the Senate, regardless of the outcome of the 2020 election. Medicare for all, a potential Green New Deal, and a push for a $15 minimum wage would struggle to get past a Senate where Republicans will maintain lots of influence, even if Democrats sweep ...

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REPORT: Cohen Pitched A Book Idea Last Year Claiming Trump Is Not A Liar

President Donald Trump’s former lawyer and fixer Michael Cohen pitched a book idea to several publishers in 2018 claiming that the president is not a liar or a cheat, The Daily Mail reported Friday. The report comes after Cohen testified in Congress that the president is all of those things. His comments refuting accusations of Trump’s dishonesty came in a ...

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Senate Confirms Trump’s EPA Pick Despite Major Democratic Opposition

President Donald Trump’s newest pick to head the Environmental Protection Agency was confirmed Wednesday even after Sen. Susan Collins announced her opposition to the former coal lobbyist. EPA acting Administrator Andrew Wheeler was confirmed ____, ending several months of speculation about who will lead the agency following Scott Pruitt’s resignation. Trump’s first agency head resigned in 2018 following months of ...

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Cohen Admits He Can’t Corroborate His Allegations Against Trump

President Donald Trump’s former attorney Michael Cohen admitted Wednesday that he is unable to corroborate allegations that the president discussed elements of WikiLeaks’ email hacks with Roger Stone. “How can we corroborate what you’re saying?” Rep. Deborah Wasserman Schultz of Florida asked Cohen, referring to the former Trump confidant’s allegations that the president was aware of Stone’s contact with WikiLeaks’ founder ...

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GOP Pulls Power Move On House Democrats, Dings Climate Hearing Before It Begins

House Republicans scuttled a climate change hearing Tuesday before it began after too few Democrats showed up to contest adjournment. The House Committee on Natural Resources Subcommittee on Oversight and Investigations adjourned the hearing after Republicans secured a majority of votes. Republican Rep. Louie Gohmert of Texas excused the members after determining the subject matter of the hearing was outside ...

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