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Jeff Flake: I’m Done

Jeff Flake unhappy

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-AZ) announced Tuesday that he would not seek re-election in 2018. “I rise today with no small measure of regret,” Flake began in a speech on the Senate floor. “I’m announcing today that my service in the Senate will conclude at the end of my term in early January 2019.” ” It is clear at this moment that ...

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Congress opens probes into Clinton email investigation and Uranium One sale

Members of Congress announced Tuesday that they would conduct two probes into the Clinton email investigation conducted by the FBI. Oversight Committee Chairman Trey Gowdy (R-SC) and Judiciary Committee Chairman Bob Goodlatte (R-VA) announced in a joint statement they are opening their inquiries due to their dissatisfaction with how former FBI Director James Comey handled the investigation. “Our justice system ...

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Cynical Democrats Bet the House on Black Voters to Retain Virginia Governorship

The Democratic party is looking to win the upcoming Virginia gubernatorial race by whipping black voters into a frenzy over fantastic conspiracies and demagoguery about events that went down in Charlottesville back in August. With longtime Clinton crime family capo Terry McAuliffe on his way out due to being term-limited, it is up to another term-limited race-baiter to make the ...

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Trump heads to Capitol to lead on tax reform

Trump taxes

President Donald Trump will meet Tuesday with Senate Republicans on Capitol Hill to pull them together on tax reform. “We’re certainly looking for the president to put the full force and power into helping put through a good tax reform bill,” said Senate Finance Committee Chairman Orrin Hatch (R-UT). Pushing tax reform through the House of Representatives is expected to be simple ...

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Jimmy Carter Defends Trump from Media, Dismisses Russian Election Conspiracies

The one–two punch that former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama delivered against President Donald Trump on Thursday shows that regardless of political party, the swamp dwellers stick together. The media is also an integral part of that swamp and they all sang Bush’s praises, a stark departure of the treatment that he received in office. These days, all ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Tuesday, October 24, 2017

U.S. Capitol Building

President Donald Trump will receive his daily briefing as prepared by the intelligence community. The President will then participate in the minority enterprise development week White House awards ceremony. In the afternoon, the President will participate in a swearing-in ceremony for Callista Gingrich as U.S. Ambassador to the Vatican (Holy See) then depart the White House en route to the ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Monday, October 23, 2017

Rose Garden signing

President Donald Trump will greet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore, meet with him, and have a working luncheon with him. The President and Prime Minister will then give joint statements. Later in the afternoon, the President will present the Medal of Honor. President Trump’s schedule for 10/23/17 12:00 PM Greet Prime Minister Lee Hsien Loong of Singapore – White ...

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Hypocrisy Reigns as Obama Condemns the Politics of Division

It was an establishment two-for-one deal on Thursday as former presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama both attacked the current occupant of the Oval Office, President Donald Trump. Bush’s attack on Trump erased every negative thing that the media ever said about him as the man who was the New Hitler before Trump received the label, basked in the ...

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White House Press Briefing 10/20/17

Sarah Huckabee Sanders - 13

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the Senate version of the 2018 budget, tax reform, inquiry into Niger ambush, President Trump’s meeting with UN Secretary-General, and more. The briefing is scheduled for 2pm EDT.

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, October 20, 2017

United Nations

President Donald Trump will receive his daily intelligence briefing then meet with the Secretary-General of the United Nations. The president’s afternoon is notably empty which usually indicates that we’re either in for a surprise announcement, conference or another event so check back often. President Trump’s schedule for 10/20/17 10:30 AM Receive daily intelligence briefing – Oval Office 11:45 AM Meet with the Secretary-General ...

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White House Press Briefing 10/19/17

John Kelly White House Press Briefing 10-12-17

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders and Chief of Staff John Kelly hold a briefing to update the media on the soldiers killed in Niger, North Korea, tax reform, the 2018 budget, and more.

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What’s in the Senate version of the 2018 Budget Bill?

Congress back in session

The U.S. Senate is set to vote on the FY2018 budget this week and the sentiment among many in the chamber is that it will pass, but what’s in it? READ: The Full Text of S.CON.RES.25 FY2018 Budget High-Level Summary of the Senate’s FY 2018 Budget Bill According to the Senate Budget Committee, the 2018 budget provides a path to a ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, October 19, 2017

Melania Trump offficial - cropped

President Donald Trump will meet with Governor Ricardo Rossello of Puerto Rico to discuss ongoing recovery efforts. Later in the afternoon, the President will meet with Secretary of State Rex Tillerson in the Oval Office. In the evening, the President will participate in a gala dinner for UNHCR honoring First Lady Melania Trump at the Embassy of the State of Kuwait. President ...

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Trump signs three bills into law Wednesday

Donald Trump signs healthcare executive order 10-12-17

President Donald Trump signed two Senate bills and one House resolution into law Wednesday afternoon. S. 178, the Elder Abuse Prevention and Prosecution Act, which establishes certain requirements for the Department of Justice with respect to investigating and prosecuting elder abuse crimes; and amends Federal criminal law to expand telemarketing fraud to include email marketing fraud. Specifically, the legislation promotes the investigation ...

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White House Press Briefing 10/18/17 [Video + Transcript]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders - 13

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the events and issues of the day including: The Senate health care deal North Korea Tax Reform Trump’s gold star widow call   Full Transcript of White House Press Briefing on 10/18/2017 MS. SANDERS: Good Afternoon. I know it’s been a few days since I’ve ...

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