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Report: Mueller obtained Trump team emails through ‘unlawful conduct’

An attorney for President Donald Trump‘s transition team said that special counsel Robert Mueller inappropriately obtained emails from the 2016 presidential transition team. Kory Langhofer, the counsel to the Trump for America transition team, wrote in a letter to Congress that Mueller acquired tens of thousands of emails from the General Services Administration through actions Langhofer alleges were “unlawful” according ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Sunday, December 17, 2017

Camp David

President Donald Trump will meet with members of his cabinet while at Camp David then return to the White House. President Trump’s schedule for 12/17/17 Throughout the day – Meet with members of the cabinet 5:00 PM – Depart Camp David en route to the White House – Camp David 5:30 PM – Arrive at the White House – South Lawn

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Friday, December 15, 2017

Marine One Marine Helicopter Squadron One

President Donald Trump will depart the White House for Quantico, VA, en route to the FBI National Academy, where he will participate in the FBI National Academy graduation ceremony. [Live Stream] The President will then depart the FBI National Academy for the Quantico Landing Zone en route to the Marine Corps Air Facility, where he will visit Marine Helicopter Squadron One. ...

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Comey’s original statement on Clinton emails contained findings of criminality

Members of Congress on Thursday issued a letter to Director Cristopher Wray that questions edits made to a statement in the Clinton email investigation that appear to change statements of criminal finding into watered-down exculpatory remarks. Senate Homeland Security Committee Chairman Ron Johnson (R-WI) sent the letter in which he points out two key changes in former FBI Director James ...

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Watch: Trump holds deregulation event [video + transcript]

trump speech

President Donald Trump held an event Thursday afternoon to discuss the administration’s deregulation efforts. Full Transcript THE PRESIDENT: Hello, everybody. Regulations — oh, boy. It’s a lot of regulations. Thank you, Vice President Pence, Secretary Chao, Secretary Zinke, and Chris Liddell. Done an incredible job. We’re here today for one single reason: to cut the red tape of regulation. For ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing 12/14/17 [video + transcript]

Sarah Huckabee Sanders - 13

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders holds a briefing to update the media on the issues and events of the day including: The president’s de-regulation event [Live Stream] Tax reform progress Rosenstein’s committee hearing Full Transcript MS. SANDERS: Good afternoon. The President will speaking at 2:30 on the administration’s efforts to reduce red tape and federal regulations. Within 10 ...

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President Donald Trump’s Schedule for Thursday, December 14, 2017

Donald Trump meets with leaders of Congress

President Donald Trump will have lunch with Vice President Mike Pence, Secretary of State Rex Tillerson, and Secretary of Defense James Mattis in the afternoon then participate in an event regarding deregulation. [Live Stream] Later in the afternoon, the president will participate in a meeting with the Chairwoman of the Republican National Committee. President Trump’s schedule for 12/14/17 12:30 PM Lunch ...

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Fallout: The Nuclear Bomb That Was Dropped on Alabama

Roy Moore

So, there it is. Doug Jones wins the Senate seat in Alabama. What Went Wrong: Republicans backed Roy Moore in the wrong way. By denying the accusations, we looked like the deniers, because we were. The fact of the matter is the accusations are credible. As hard as it is to hear that, it is just true. Between multiple women ...

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Watch: Trump Speaks on Tax Reform

Trump speech

President Donald Trump delivers a speech on tax reform Wednesday afternoon in a final push to get Congress to pass the measure before leaving for Christmas. Even more urgent as Republicans lost a Senate seat in last night’s Alabama Senate election, the House and Senate are currently in a conference committee working out differences between the two tax reform bills ...

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Roy Moore refuses to concede Alabama contest, brings God into it

Roy Moore

Every news outlet, including CDN, called the Alabama special Senate election for Democrat Doug Jones Tuesday night, but Roy Moore (R) wasn’t ready to give up. Long after Jones had made his acceptance speech and the networks had reported a Democratic party victory, Roy Moore finally emerged to tell his faithful that they should wait for a recount. First, Moore ...

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Alabama elects Democrat to Senate – but there’s something odd about the margin of victory

Lee Busby

This post was updated: Once 100% of the vote was tallied, figures were updated but the overall content remains unchanged. Democrat candidate Doug Jones won the Alabama special election for U.S. Senate, but the victory might have be due to this one strange outlier. With 100% of the votes counted, Jones bested Moore by 20,715 votes, but write-ins took 22,819 ...

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