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Ahead of second summit, Trump says he’s in ‘no rush whatsoever’ on North Korean denuclearization

Wednesday  06:55,   20 february 2019

Trump is setting low expectations for next week’s meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un in... >>>

Trump nominates Jeffrey Rosen to replace Rosenstein at DOJ

Wednesday  05:15,   20 february 2019

President Trump on Tuesday announced his intention to nominate Jeffrey Rosen, the current deputy Transportation secretary, to be the next deputy attorney general. If confirmed, Rosen would replace Rod Rosenstein, who oversees the special counsel... >>>

AOC living in luxury DC apartment: No poor people allowed

Wednesday  04:55,   20 february 2019

Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., recently moved into a luxury apartment complex in Washington, D.C. that does not offer the affordable housing units that were a key plank in the New York congresswoman’s campaign platform.... >>>

‘Enjoy your life’: Trump puts new attorney general in an awkward position from the start

Wednesday  04:40,   20 february 2019

William P. Barr’s first days on the job have been marked by a wave of Trump attacks on the Justice Department or the officials who came before him. The president called the Russia investigation a “witch hunt” that is “totally conflicted, illegal and >>>

Democrats Want to Tax the Wealthy. Many Voters Agree.

Wednesday  04:40,   20 february 2019

As leading Democrats roll out proposals to increase taxes on the rich, the American people are largely behind them. A majority of people support Democratic proposals to raise taxes on the wealthiest Americans, according to a poll conducted this... >>>

Sanders campaign reports raising $4M in less than a day

Wednesday  04:30,   20 february 2019

Sen. Bernie Sanders (I-Vt.) presidential campaign raised more than $4 million Tuesday in the 12 hours after it was announced. Sanders raised the money from almost 150,000 individual donors in all 50 states, the campaign said in a press release. The... >>>

Former acting FBI Director says Trump is undermining law enforcement, intelligence agencies

Wednesday  04:25,   20 february 2019

Former acting FBI Director Andrew McCabe said Tuesday President Donald Trump is undermining US law enforcement and intelligence agencies. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

'There was and is no national emergency': ACLU sues Trump over order for border wall

Wednesday  03:25,   20 february 2019

The American Civil Liberties Union is challenging the constitutionality of President Donald Trump's national emergency declaration. The protests are opposing the order signed Friday that freed up billions to construct a wall along the southern U.S.... >>>

‘He’s on edge’: Roger Stone silencing expected after barbed comments

Wednesday  03:10,   20 february 2019

Even Stone’s friends expect a sweeping gag order after a Monday social media post criticizing the judge overseeing Stone's fight against Robert Mueller's... >>>

Trump grows frustrated with Coats, leading some to fear he might be fired

Wednesday  03:10,   20 february 2019

Intelligence chief is “not loyal,” Trump said after testimony that contradicted the... >>>

Takeaways From The Times’s Investigation Into Trump’s War on the Inquiries Around Him

Wednesday  02:20,   20 february 2019

WASHINGTON — President Trump has called the Russia investigation a hoax, a witch hunt and fake news. But since he has been in office, Mr. Trump has tried to end the inquiry into his campaign’s possible coordination with Russia during the 2016... >>>

White House moves forward with wall funding despite lawsuits

Wednesday  01:50,   20 february 2019

The White House is moving forward with plans to shift existing federal funds to pay for construction of a wall on the southern border, a senior administration official said. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) >>>

Elizabeth Warren Proposes Universal Child Care, Paid for by Taxing Millionaires

Wednesday  01:20,   20 february 2019

Sen. Elizabeth Warren (D-MA), who’s running for the 2020 Democratic presidential nomination, on Tuesday unveiled a universal child care plan that would cap families’ expenses at 7 percent of income no matter how many children they have in care. It... >>>

Trump denies asking Whitaker to put ally in charge of hush money investigation

Wednesday  00:40,   20 february 2019

"That’s more fake news. There's a lot of fake news out there," Trump told... >>>

Harris: 'Medicare for All' is not socialism

Wednesday  00:35,   20 february 2019

Sen. Kamala Harris (D-Calif.) on Tuesday defended her support for "Medicare for all," saying it is not a socialist idea. "No, no. It's about providing health care to all people," Harris said in an interview with NBC News' Kasie Hunt after the... >>>