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Senators demand Trump say whether Saudi prince ordered Khashoggi killing

Wednesday  04:40,   21 november 2018

In a letter to Trump, Sen. Bob Corker and Sen. Bob Menendez specifically asked whether the administration believed that bin Salman was involved in the murder of... >>>

Fact Check: Trump administration blames 'radical environmental groups' for Camp Fire. Experts disagree.

Tuesday  23:55,   20 november 2018

Nov. 20--The Trump administration Tuesday resumed its attack on environmental groups it blames for the deadliest wildfire in California history -- even as policy experts called the criticisms misguided. Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke and Agriculture... >>>

Trump’s Misleading Claim That He Warned About Osama bin Laden

Tuesday  03:55,   20 november 2018

The warning amounted to a fleeting mention in his 2000 book, which was published after Osama bin Laden was already one of the world’s most wanted... >>>

Trump Spins Midterm Election Results

Tuesday  03:40,   20 november 2018

President Donald Trump in recent days has engaged in some post-election spin. He claimed that Gov. Rick Scott won the Senate race in Florida "by a lot," and tweeted that the "Midterm results" for House Republicans "were better than other sitting... >>>

Democratic senators sue over Whitaker's appointment as AG

Monday  18:45,   19 november 2018

Three Democratic senators have filed a lawsuit challenging the appointment of Matthew Whitaker as acting attorney general. The complaint was filed Monday by Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut, Mazie Hirono of Hawaii and Sheldon Whitehouse of Rhode... >>>

White House set to welcome official Christmas tree

Monday  18:16,   19 november 2018

The holiday season will officially kick off at the White House Monday when President Donald Trump and first lady Melania Trump receive the 2018 White House Christmas tree. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) { >>>

Hamilton biographer to headline White House correspondents' dinner

Monday  18:01,   19 november 2018

The White House Correspondents' Association (WHCA) is tapping presidential biographer Ron Chernow as the headliner for its 2019 dinner, forgoing the typical Hollywood celebrity. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function... >>>

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's misdirection on Calif fires, climate

Monday  15:25,   19 november 2018

President Donald Trump is going too far in assigning most of the blame for California's devastating wildfires on the state's forest management. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Republicans had a secret weapon in the Florida recount fight

Monday  11:10,   19 november 2018

Jessica Furst Johnson was supposed to fly from Washington to Orlando this week for a post-election Walt Disney World vacation with her husband and their two small children. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle)... >>>

Is Trump country really better off under Trump? No. It’s falling further behind.

Monday  10:45,   19 november 2018

Two years have passed since Donald Trump made his famous campaign promise in disaffected regions across the country: “We are going to start winning again!” For many voters who felt that they had lost ground in recent decades, the candidate argued, a >>>

Ocasio-Cortez hits back at Republicans for 'drooling' over footage of her to criticize

Monday  07:22,   19 november 2018

Rep.-elect Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.) on Sunday slammed Republicans for "drooling" over footage of her and waiting to criticize her over any... >>>

Republicans battle to defend Trump from threat of impeachment

Monday  05:21,   19 november 2018

Lawmakers are jockeying for the top GOP spot on the House Judiciary Committee, which will be ground zero for Democratic attacks on the... >>>

Senate Democrat floats legislative work-around if Whitaker buries Mueller report

Monday  05:06,   19 november 2018

Sen. Jeff Merkley, D-Ore., raised the possibility of Congress introducing legislation to compel the Justice Department to release special counsel Robert Mueller's findings to lawmakers on Capitol Hill and the public.... >>>

Brenda Snipes submits her resignation as Broward elections supervisor

Monday  04:55,   19 november 2018

Just hours after finishing a tumultuous election recount on Sunday, Broward Supervisor of Elections Brenda Snipes submitted her resignation. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

‘Mr. President, That’s a Good One’: Congressman Replies to Trump’s Vulgar Tweet

Monday  04:12,   19 november 2018

In a tweet on Sunday, President Trump took aim at Representative Adam B. Schiff, a Democrat of California, calling him “little Adam... >>>