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RNC expected to reaffirm support for Trump; resolution may have backing of chairwoman

Tuesday  00:20,   22 january 2019

The Republican National Committee this week will likely vote on a resolution reaffirming support for President Trump as some quarters of the party consider initiating a challenge to his leadership in the 2020 primary. An RNC member suggested in an... >>>

Fear of Mueller probe leads Russian pop star linked to Trump family to cancel North American tour

Monday  23:30,   21 january 2019

The pop star claimed he had been forced to nix the tour "against his... >>>

Giuliani: Trump does not remember whether Trump Tower Moscow talks went through election

Monday  23:30,   21 january 2019

President Donald Trump's attorney Rudy Giuliani said Monday that the President had no recollection of whether discussions about a proposed Trump Tower Moscow project went through the 2016 election, distancing himself from a claim he made Sunday.... >>>

Scaramucci’s wife says he’s trying not to ‘blab’ White House secrets on ‘Celebrity Big Brother’

Monday  23:20,   21 january 2019

Deidre Scaramucci, the wife of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci, says her husband will try not to "blab" White House secrets while appearing on CBS's "Big Brother: Celebrity Edition" features celebrities living in a... >>>

MLK's son criticizes Pence for invoking civil rights leader's words in border wall push

Monday  22:55,   21 january 2019

The son of Martin Luther King Jr. on Monday criticized Vice President Mike Pence for citing the slain civil rights leader to make the case for a wall along the US-Mexico border. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

Trump voters now blame him for the government shutdown

Monday  22:55,   21 january 2019

In Michigan, which helped deliver Trump the presidency, many of his supporters find his stand for a border wall too disruptive, even for... >>>

After BuzzFeed article, Trump legal team reached out to Mueller's office, Giuliani says

Monday  22:30,   21 january 2019

President Donald Trump's legal team reached out to special counsel Robert Mueller's office Friday morning after BuzzFeed published an explosive report suggesting Trump directed his former attorney, Michael Cohen, to lie to Congress about a Trump... >>>

House Judiciary Democrat says Justice Kavanaugh will 'likely' be investigated for perjury

Monday  22:20,   21 january 2019

A freshman Democrat on the House Judiciary Committee told constituents the panel will “likely” investigate Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh for purportedly committing perjury during his confirmation hearings last fall. In a video sent out... >>>

Elizabeth Warren welcomes Kamala Harris into an already crowded Democratic presidential field

Monday  21:30,   21 january 2019

Senator Elizabeth Warren welcomed fellow Senator Kamala Harris into the 2020 presidential field Monday, calling the California Democrat’s entrance “terrific” for the party and its still-forming primary. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>

Biden, weighing 2020 bid, tears into Trump at MLK breakfast over Charlottesville comments

Monday  20:45,   21 january 2019

Former Vice President Joe Biden sought to link President Trump to what he described as “forces and darkness” and hatred, in a blistering speech to a Martin Luther King Jr. Day breakfast sure to keep speculation alive about a possible 2020 bid. The... >>>

Graham angers Dems by digging into Clinton, Obama controversies

Monday  19:20,   21 january 2019

New tensions are flaring on the Senate Judiciary Committee over plans by newly minted Chairman Lindsey Graham (R-S.C.) to dig into Obama-era scandals. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Trump, Pence make unannounced visit to Martin Luther King Jr. memorial

Monday  19:06,   21 january 2019

President Trump and Vice President Mike Pence on Monday made a previously unannounced visit to the Martin Luther King Jr. memorial in Washington, D.C., as the country commemorates the civil rights leader’s birthday.... >>>

Senate GOP could change rules to speed Trump nominees' confirmation

Monday  18:40,   21 january 2019

With a newly strengthened 53-seat majority, the Senate GOP is in a stronger position now to pass a rules change than it was in the previous Congress. And after losing the House to Democrats, the Senate is likely to focus more on nominations, given... >>>

Trump: 'I guess I found a magic wand' to boost manufacturing jobs

Monday  18:40,   21 january 2019

President Trump in a tweet on Monday said he's found the "magic wand" to create job growth in the manufacturing... >>>

Kamala Harris was shaped by the crucible of San Francisco politics

Monday  17:55,   21 january 2019

When Kamala Harris looks back on her first campaign, a run for San Francisco district attorney, she remembers a brutal awakening. "San Francisco is hard-knocks politics," the freshly declared 2020 White House hopeful once said in an interview.... >>>