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New York Attorney General Sues Trump Over His Foundation

Barbara Underwood

  by Julia Cohen New York Attorney General Barbara Underwood is suing President Donald Trump, Donald Trump Jr., Eric Trump and Ivanka Trump over misuse of funds in the Donald J. Trump Foundation. Trump used his nonprofit foundation in order to “pay off his legal obligations, to promote Trump hotels and other businesses, and to purchase personal items,” Underwood, a ...

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Watch: White House Press Briefing with Sarah Sanders 6/14/18 [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: North Korea negotiations Trade issues Rumors of Sarah Sanders and Raj Shah leaving the White House later this year The lawsuit against the Trumps over their foundation The findings in the Inspector General’s report Transcript MS. SANDERS: ...

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Conservative Shareholder Grills CEO Of Dick’s Sporting Goods For Pushing Anti-Gun Propaganda

Dick's Sporting Goods

  by Molly Prince An investor confronted the CEO of Dick’s Sporting Goods on Wednesday at the annual shareholders meeting in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, blasting the retailer’s recent anti-gun advocacy. David Almasi, a vice president at the National Center for Public Policy Research, attended the meeting representing the think tank’s Free Enterprise Project, according to Fox Business. Almasi accused CEO Edward Stack ...

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Stormy Daniels’ Legal Fund In Jeopardy

  by Joe Simonson Stormy Daniels might not have such a massive cash reserve to fight President Donald Trump in court thanks to her lawyer’s, Michael Avenatti, personal business problems. After a court found that Avenatti’s firm owes a former attorney $10 million, that same lawyer has just asked a bankruptcy judge to confiscate a large portion of the $577,000 ...

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Rod Rosenstein To Ask House Intel Committee To Investigate Republican Staffers

  by Chuck Ross Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will recommend that the House Permanent Select Committee on Intelligence open an internal investigation of its Republican staffers following a damning new report from Fox News, a Department of Justice official said Tuesday. “[Rosenstein] will request that the House General counsel conduct an internal investigation of these Congressional staffers’ conduct,” the official ...

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NYT Is Reviewing Reporter Ali Watkins’ Work In Wake Of DOJ Leak Investigation

Ali Watkins

  by Chuck Ross The New York Times is reviewing the work product of Ali Watkins, a national security reporter who had a multi-year relationship with a Senate Intelligence Committee staffer who was recently indicted in a leak investigation. The newspaper revealed on Tuesday that it is looking into Watkins’s relationship with James A. Wolfe, the former director of security for the Senate ...

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Zuckerberg Admits Mishandling Controversy Surrounding Labeling Conservative Pundits ‘Dangerous’

  by Kyle Perisic Facebook co-founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg admitted Monday that his company “mishandled” the controversy of labeling “Diamond and Silk” — two popular conservative personalities — “dangerous” and “unsafe to the community” in early April. Facebook restricted the two conservative social media personalities on its platform on April 5 after being given the labels. The two are ...

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Border Patrol arrests 159 illegal aliens in Texas ‘stash house’ busts

Rio Grande Valley Sector Border Patrol agents continue to work with local, state and federal partners to identify and disrupt stash house operations. On Sunday, June 10, Border Patrol agents, working in collaboration with the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) and Mission Police Department, identified a suspected stash house operating out of a residence in Mission, Texas. A total of 50 illegal ...

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Senator Flags ‘Highly Questionable’ Redactions In Peter Strzok Texts

Ron Johnson

  by Chuck Ross The chairman of the Senate Homeland Security Committee is asking the FBI about “highly questionable” redactions in text messages exchanged between two bureau officials who worked on the Hillary Clinton and Trump campaign investigations. In a letter to FBI Director Christopher Wray, Wisconsin Sen. Ron Johnson flagged several redactions in text messages, which he said the ...

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‘Two Men, Two Leaders, One Destiny’: Check Out The Wild Video Trump Showed Kim At Their Summit

Kim Jong-un waving

  by Ryan Pickrell President Donald Trump showed North Korean leader Kim Jong-un a super intense video during their summit in Singapore, and it definitely does not disappoint. “Two men, two leaders, one destiny,” an overly dramatic voiceover says, noting that this is “a story about a special moment in time when a man is presented with one chance that ...

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President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-un release joint statement after summit

President Donald J. Trump of the United States of America and Chairman Kim Jong-Un of the State Affairs Commission of the Democratic Peoples Republic of Korea (DPRK) held a first, historic summit in Singapore on June 12, 2018. President Trump and Chairman Kim Jong-Un conducted a comprehensive, in-depth, and sincere exchange of opinions on the issues related to the establishment ...

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Study: Minimum Wage, Welfare Programs May Be Increasing Poverty In Poor Neighborhoods

Does the minimum wage prevent poverty

  by Tim Pearce Minimum wage laws and welfare programs designed to give poor and disadvantaged Americans a boost out of poverty may be doing the opposite, according to the Employment Policies Institute (EPI). University of California, Irvine economists David Neumark and Brittany Bass teamed up with Brian Asquith of the National Bureau of Economic Research to study the long-term ...

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