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Trump’s Not Resting After Kavanaugh — He Just Named 13 More Judicial Nominees

Thursday  07:10,   11 october 2018

President Donald Trump announced his eighteenth wave of judicial nominees Wednesday night, just four days after the Senate confirmed Justice Brett Kavanaugh to the U.S. Supreme Court.Wednesday’s nominees include two candidates for the 2nd U.S.... >>>

Obama Had a Secret Plan in Case Trump Rejected 2016 Election Results

Wednesday  23:50,   10 october 2018

Disclosed exclusively to Intelligencer by two former aides, it involved ex-presidents and senior GOP figures.“It wasn’t a hypothetical,” Ben Rhodes, Obama’s senior aide and speechwriter, told Intelligencer. “Trump was already saying it on the... >>>

Rosenstein faces congressional confrontation amid new claim he seriously suggested wiretapping Trump

Wednesday  04:50,   10 october 2018

The deputy attorney general could be in the hot seat again soon.Rosenstein, McCabe told the lawyer, wanted to furtively record the president to help explore whether Trump had obstructed... >>>

GOP on timing of Haley’s announcement: ‘Unusual and odd'

Wednesday  04:05,   10 october 2018

Republicans on Capitol Hill and party strategists are surprised and a bit annoyed by the timing of Nikki Haley's decision to resign from the Trump administration.Publicly, Republican lawmakers are effusively praising Haley, the U.S. ambassador... >>>

Lindsey Graham: Trump jokingly asked if he wanted to be attorney general

Wednesday  03:10,   10 october 2018

Republican Sen. Lindsey Graham of South Carolina told CNN on Tuesday that President Donald Trump asked him while they were playing golf over the weekend: "You wouldn't want to be attorney general, would you?" Graham, who's positioned himself as... >>>

This is not what a pro-Kavanaugh electoral backlash looks like

Wednesday  02:25,   10 october 2018

A CNN poll shows that the most enthusiastic voters are also ones more skeptical of Kavanaugh's confirmation.“This has actually produced an incredible surge of interest among these Republican voters going into the fall election,” Senate Majority... >>>

Ivanka Trump shuts down speculation she will replace Haley

Wednesday  01:55,   10 october 2018

Ivanka Trump on Tuesday ruled out the possibility that she will replace outgoing U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley shortly after her father did the same. "It is an honor to serve in the White House alongside so many great colleagues... >>>

McConnell blasts Hillary Clinton for preaching no civility with GOP

Wednesday  01:25,   10 october 2018

In the wake of divisive confirmation battle for now-Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh, Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell blasted former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton on Tuesday after she told CNN that Democrats should be unwilling to... >>>

Pro-Kavanaugh Dark Money Group Launches Campaign To Support Susan Collins

Wednesday  00:56,   10 october 2018

Last Saturday, Sen. Susan Collins (R-Maine), considered a moderate swing voter, fulfilled her promise to vote in favor of Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh's confirmation. The Judicial Crisis Network was very pleased. The dark-money... >>>

2018 election: Democrats are fired up and maintain a strong lead according to poll

Wednesday  00:56,   10 october 2018

Four weeks out from Election Day, Democrats remain well ahead of Republicans in a generic ballot matchup, with 54% of likely voters saying they support the Democrat in their district and 41% backing a Republican, according to a CNN poll conducted by >>>

Midterm Elections Are Less Than a Month Away. Here's When You Need to Register to Vote

Wednesday  00:25,   10 october 2018

The midterm elections are less than a month away. But if you want to cast a vote, you'll need to meet your state's deadline to register.Following Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh’s embattled confirmation process and indictments of... >>>

Nikki Haley's private plane flights raise ethics questions, watchdog says

Tuesday  23:55,   09 october 2018

A Washington, D.C., watchdog group wants a federal investigation into U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley's use of private planes owned by South Carolina businessmen. The group, Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington, >>>

Rand Paul warns of 'assassination' peril after Kavanaugh confirmation: 'I really worry someone is going to be killed'

Tuesday  23:30,   09 october 2018

Rand Paul warns of 'assassination' peril after Kavanaugh confirmation: 'I really worry someone is going to be killed'"I fear that there's going to be an assassination," Paul told a Kentucky radio show. "I really worry that somebody... >>>

Roger Stone associate fighting Mueller in court slams ‘problematic’ Russia probe

Tuesday  23:30,   09 october 2018

“I’m not going to be a victim to my government,” Andrew Miller said.Andrew Miller, the former Stone aide who remains in contempt of court for refusing to appear before Mueller’s grand jury, said in a radio interview Tuesday that he agreed to be the... >>>

Trump says he would consider former adviser Dina Powell for UN

Tuesday  23:30,   09 october 2018

U.S. President Donald Trump on Tuesday said he would consider selecting Goldman Sachs executive and former White House adviser Dina Powell as the next U.S. ambassador to the United Nations, and he shot down speculation he would tap his daughter... >>>