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Americans’ Personal Info Has Been Left Vulnerable To Theft By Several Federal Agencies

Americans’ personal information has been left vulnerable for the past ten years by several federal agencies, according to a report from the Senate Permanent Subcommittee on Investigations released Tuesday. The subcommittee spent 10 months investigating multiple federal agencies: the Departments of State, Homeland Security (DHS), Health and Human Services (HHS), Transportation (DOT), Education, Agriculture (USDA), Housing and Urban Development (HUD), and ...

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A Group Of Billionaires Want To Be Taxed More

A group of billionaires want to be taxed more because it would help solve many key issues over the years, according to a letter published Monday. Over the last three decades, the top 1% of Americans saw their net worth increase by $21 trillion, whereas the bottom 50% saw their wealth decrease by $900 billion, according to an analysis of ...

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Clueless in Cali: Gov Gavin Newsom Says ‘Hyper-Masculinity’ Will Cause Republicans to Become ‘Third-Party’ in 10 to 15 Years

Republicans will become a “third-party” in 10 to 15 years because of their “hyper-masculinity” and “xenophobia,” said Democratic California Gov. Gavin Newsom Sunday on “Axios on HBO.” Newsom has been critical of President Donald Trump and Republicans, and California has sued the Trump administration 50 times. This record has made Newsom important to the “Democratic resistance,” Axios noted. California has ...

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FBI Raids DC Councilman Jack Evans’ Home

FBI agents raided Washington, D.C., Councilman Jack Evans’ home Friday after he announced Thursday he would be stepping down as chairman of the Metro Board. Prosecutors did not say what they were searching for, but Evans is currently under investigation over accusations that he abused his position on the D.C. Council as well as on the board of Metro for ...

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House Democrats Plan to Sue Former White House Counsel Don McGahn, Force Him to Testify

House Democrats say Hope Hicks’ testimony Wednesday will help them win a lawsuit that they plan to bring against former White House counsel Don McGahn to force him to testify. Hicks, a former White House communications director, refused to answer questions such as where she sat in the West Wing or if she lied to special counsel Robert Mueller. Hicks’ ...

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Trump’s Former Business Partner Felix Sater Will Testify About Proposed Moscow Trump Tower Project

President Donald Trump’s former business partner Felix Sater is set to testify Friday about his time working on the proposed Trump Tower project in Moscow in 2016. Sater was the chief negotiator for the Moscow Trump Tower project and will testify behind closed doors Friday, he told Politico. Sater’s interview is part of an investigation by the House Intelligence Committee ...

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Chip Roy: House Democrats Have Agreed To Vote On Trump’s Emergency $4.5 Billion Border Supplemental Request

House Democrats have agreed to bring President Donald Trump’s border supplemental request to the floor for a vote, according to a press release from Republican Texas Rep. Chip Roy Wednesday. Trump requested an emergency $4.5 billion border supplemental in May, which aims to help the humanitarian crisis at the border. The money would be used to provide more space for ...

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Here’s How To Celebrate The Fourth Of July In DC This Year

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If you’re looking to celebrate July 4 this year in Washington, D.C., the Trump Administration has a full day planned out. U.S. Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt announced details of the Independence Day celebration in a press release on Wednesday. The event will take place on the National Mall and President Donald Trump will speak and honor America’s armed ...

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Mexico Ratifies Trump’s Trade Agreement

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The Mexico Senate overwhelmingly voted to ratify the United States-Mexico-Canada Agreement (USMCA) Wednesday, making them the first country to approve the deal. The USMCA was previously a signed but not yet ratified free trade treaty between the U.S., Mexico and Canada. It was signed November 30, 2018 but was not ratified by any country until Wednesday. The USMCA replaces the ...

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Other Democratic 2020 Candidates Are Not Happy With Biden’s Segregation Comments

Former Vice President Joe Biden said that “at least there was some civility” while working with racist senators in the 1970s. Multiple Democrats condemned Biden’s comments, calling for him to apologize and evolve. Biden’s comments link to past issues where he supported segregationists and their agenda. Former Vice President Joe Biden’s comments that “at least there was some civility” during ...

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Democrats Furious After Hope Hicks Refuses To Answer Questions During Close-Door Meeting

Former White House communications director Hope Hicks reportedly refused to answer questions during Wednesday’s closed-door meeting with the House Judiciary Committee, prompting Democrats to express outrage at her lack of cooperation. Hicks met with lawmakers to talk privately about President Donald Trump’s alleged attempts to obstruct former special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into whether or not Russia had been knowingly ...

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Julian Castro: In An ‘Ideal World’ People Wouldn’t Own Handguns

An “ideal world” would include no handguns, former United States Secretary of Housing and Urban Development Julian Castro told the New York Times during an interview project. The project asked 21 Democratic presidential hopeful’s 18 questions. Former Vice President Joe Biden was the only person to reject repeated requests to participate, the NYT said. One question asked the Democrats: “In ...

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Ocasio-Cortez Tweets Back At Trump: ‘I’ll Call Your Bluff’

Democratic Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez tweeted back at President Donald Trump Sunday after he agreed with comments she made that there is a “very real risk” he will be re-elected in 2020 if Democrats don’t impeach. If Trump is not impeached, Ocasio-Cortez believes that Democrats will lose the presidency to Trump, according to an interview she had Sunday with Jon Karl on ...

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All Of Argentina And Uruguay Are Without Power After Electrical Failure

All of Argentina and Uruguay are without power after an electrical failure caused an unprecedented blackout Sunday morning according to Edesur, an electric supply company. The blackout took out Argentina’s public transportation services. Trains and traffic lights stopped working and some of the water supply was affected, the New York Times reported. Some parts of Chile, Bolivia, Paraguay and Southern ...

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