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Trump Wants to Neutralize Democrats on Health Care. Republicans Say Let It Go.

Monday  05:26,   17 june 2019
nytimes

As President Trump prepares to kick off his bid for a second term this week, he is anxiously searching for a way to counter Democrats on health care, one of their central issues, even though many of his wary Republican allies would prefer he let it... >>>

EXCLUSIVE: Top 5 takeaways of President Trump's interview with George Stephanopoulos

Monday  05:15,   17 june 2019
abcnews.go

ABC News' George Stephanopoulos embedded with President Trump for a wide-ranging exclusive interview this week, generating a bevy of newsy headlines. Here are the top... >>>

Trump cites Ocasio-Cortez to defend himself against impeachment

Monday  03:15,   17 june 2019
thehill

President Trump on Sunday cited Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez (D-N.Y.), one of the many Democrats calling for impeachment hearings against Trump, to defend himself against... >>>

Push to impeach Trump stalls amid Democrats’ deference to — and fear of — Pelosi

Monday  02:15,   17 june 2019
washingtonpost

The House speaker has demonstrated the firm grip she wields over her caucus — quashing impeachment efforts, at least for... >>>

‘There’s no accountability’: Trump, White House aides signal a willingness to act with impunity in drive for reelection

Monday  02:00,   17 june 2019
washingtonpost

Legal analysts warned that the president and his advisers emerged from the battle over the Mueller report with a conviction they not feel constrained by safeguards built into the nation’s political... >>>

Trump Campaign to Purge Pollsters After Leak of Dismal Results

Monday  01:06,   17 june 2019
nytimes

President Trump’s campaign has decided to purge some of its pollsters after a leak of dismal internal polls for the president that he denied existed. require(["medianetNativeAdOnArticle"], function (medianetNativeAdOnArticle) {... >>>

Watchdog group launches petition to demand Kellyanne Conway resign for violating Hatch Act

Monday  01:00,   17 june 2019
thehill

The watchdog group Citizens for Responsibility and Ethics in Washington (CREW) has launched a petition demanding White House counselor Kellyanne Conway resign for repeated violations of the Hatch Act, which bars federal employees from engaging in... >>>

Wall Street Donors Are Swooning for Mayor Pete. (They Like Biden and Harris, Too.)

Monday  00:00,   17 june 2019
nytimes

The behind-the-scenes competition for Wall Street money in the 2020 presidential race is reaching a fevered peak this week as no less than nine Democrats are holding New York fund-raisers in a span of nine days, racing ahead of a June 30 filing... >>>

Jon Stewart: McConnell has 'never' dealt with 9/11 responders issue compassionately

Sunday  23:30,   16 june 2019
washingtonexaminer

Comedian Jon Stewart criticized Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell, R-Ky., on Sunday, saying the Republican lawmaker has never dealt with the issue of compensating 9/11 emergency responders compassionately, and has consistently obstructed... >>>

Schiff: Intelligence agencies focused on Russian interference 'even if the president isn't'

Sunday  23:00,   16 june 2019
thehill

House Intelligence Committee Chair Adam Schiff (D-Calif.) reacted Sunday to a New York Times report on U.S. intelligence agencies' efforts against Russian election meddling that drew President Trump's ire. "Certainly I think the intelligence... >>>

Trump says supporters might ‘demand’ that he serve more than two terms as president

Sunday  22:30,   16 june 2019
washingtonpost

In a morning tweet, the president asked, “Do you think the people would demand that I stay longer? KEEP AMERICA... >>>

Fox News Poll: Democrats want a steady leader, Biden leads Trump by 10 points

Sunday  22:30,   16 june 2019
foxnews

Former Vice President Joe Biden is still, by far, the leader in the Democratic Party’s presidential nomination race.  His lead reflects the mood of the party, as Democratic primary voters want someone who will unite Americans, provide steady... >>>

Rep. Ocasio-Cortez says Biden still has work to do on changing his behavior toward women

Sunday  22:15,   16 june 2019
washingtonpost

“I don’t think he’s necessarily convinced all women,” the New York Democrat said of Biden’s pledge in April to be more “mindful” of people’s... >>>

Trump campaign parting ways with pollsters following internal numbers leak: Sources

Sunday  21:25,   16 june 2019
abcnews.go

The Trump campaign is cutting ties with some of its pollsters after data was leaked and first reported by ABC that showed the president losing in key battleground... >>>

Trump wishes Happy Father's Day to all, including 'worst and most vicious critics'

Sunday  20:05,   16 june 2019
thehill

President Trump on Sunday posted a Father's Day message, wishing everyone, including his "worst and most vicious critics" a happy holiday. "Happy Father's Day to all, including my worst and most vicious critics, of which there are fewer and fewer,"... >>>