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GOP in disarray as budget impasse threatens shutdown, deep cuts — and default

Sunday  00:05,   16 june 2019

No clear way forward as government shutdown, spending cuts and potential debt limit breach... >>>

Tom Homan says he initially declined border czar role, wasn't 'structured right'

Saturday  23:55,   15 june 2019

Former Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) Acting Director Tom Homan indicated on Saturday that Trump's announcement was "kind of premature" and that while he was open to working with President Trump's administration, he initially declined to... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misfires on Iran, trade and that wall

Saturday  23:25,   15 june 2019

In President Donald Trump's reckoning, an Iran tamed by him no longer cries "death to America," the border wall with Mexico is proceeding apace, the estate tax has been lifted off the backs of farmers, the remains of U.S. soldiers from North Korea... >>>

Buttigieg: My DOJ, not White House, would determine whether to prosecute Trump for obstruction

Saturday  23:10,   15 june 2019

Democratic presidential candidate Pete Buttigieg says that if elected, he would not direct his Department of Justice to prosecute the President over possible obstruction of justice outlined in the Mueller report.... >>>

EXCLUSIVE: Trump says he doesn't particularly believe in unidentified flying objects

Saturday  22:25,   15 june 2019

President Donald Trump said he doesn't particularly believe in the unidentified flying objects (UFOs), despite a rise in reports of unidentified aircraft by Navy... >>>

Weld takes GOP bid to oust Trump to NH. Voters are confused.

Saturday  21:40,   15 june 2019

Bill Weld is the most prominent Republican mounting a primary challenge to President Donald Trump. But in places like New Hampshire, where there's a healthy contingent of Republicans uneasy with Trump, Weld is still a hard sell. As he's toured the... >>>

Trump throws support behind 'no brainer' measure to ban burning of American flag

Saturday  21:25,   15 june 2019

President Trump threw his support behind a new effort to ban burning the American flag on Saturday, challenging a decades-old Supreme Court ruling that established flag burning was a protected form of speech. "All in for Senator Steve Daines as he... >>>

Dems eye repeal of Justice rule barring presidential indictments

Saturday  19:40,   15 june 2019

House Democrats are weighing legislation to scrap the executive guideline that bars the Justice Department from indicting a sitting president . require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Trump Warns of Epic Stock Market Crash If He's Not Re-Elected

Saturday  19:30,   15 june 2019

President Donald Trump, gearing up for the official start of his 2020 campaign, warned that the U.S. would face an epic stock market crash if he’s not re-elected. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Florida's DeSantis signs controversial sanctuary cities ban into law

Saturday  18:55,   15 june 2019

Florida Republican Gov. Ron Desantis signed a controversial measure on Friday that blocks localities from becoming sanctuary cities and mandates they cooperate with federal immigration enforcement. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

"Racism and Misogyny": Rep. Ayanna Pressley Blasts Steve Mnuchin for Postponing Tubman's Placement on $20 Bill

Saturday  18:40,   15 june 2019

"Secretary Mnuchin has allowed Trump's racism and misogyny to prevent him from carrying out the will of the people," she... >>>

'Who is the a--hole': The congressman who missed his anniversary to keep lawmakers voting until 4 a.m.

Saturday  16:05,   15 june 2019

Rep. Chip Roy kept the House voting until 4 a.m. on Thursday as a form of protest — even though he missed his 15-year wedding anniversary. By the time they ended, roughly 4 a.m. in Washington, D.C., the sun was close to casting its first light on... >>>

#ImpeachTrump Day of Action Events Happening to 'Finally Open an Impeachment Inquiry' on Trump, Rashida Tlaib Says

Saturday  15:30,   15 june 2019

"It is our duty as members of Congress to pursue the last option we have in this pursuit of justice on behalf of the American people," Tlaib... >>>

Here’s why Pelosi won’t allow the House to pursue impeachment — at least not yet

Saturday  15:16,   15 june 2019

But she's allowing the investigating committees more freedom — and that... >>>

Trump remarks deepen distrust with intelligence community

Saturday  13:30,   15 june 2019

President Trump's declaration that he would accept dirt on his 2020 opponents from foreign governments is threatening his already strained relationships with the intelligence and law-enforcement communities. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"],... >>>