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A Promise Of $1,200 Not Enough To Buy Wide Support For Republican Tax Plan

Republicans say their tax legislation will be great for the middle class. So why is it so unpopular?<p>Depending on the poll, only 25 percent to 33 percent of Americans approve of the tax plan. And that means even many people who would get a tax break aren't won over.<p>In pitching their tax plan to the …

Treasury Watchdog Probes Mnuchin's Missing Tax Analysis

The Treasury Department’s inspector general is examining whether political considerations interfered with Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s promised …

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Trump urged Republicans to end the Russia investigation

Over the summer, President Trump pressed Senate Republicans to end the Russia investigation, according to the New York Times.<p><b>Why it matters:</b> While …

Republicans’ Tax Lies Show the Rot Spreads Wide and Runs Deep

On Thursday morning, The New York Times revealed that Steven Mnuchin, the Treasury secretary, has been lying for months about Republican tax plans. Mnuchin has repeatedly claimed the existence of a Treasury report that — unlike every independent, nonpartisan assessment — found that these plans …

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Meredith Vieira Found A “Huge Bag Of Sex Toys” In Matt Lauer’s Office

When it rains, it pours. Today, TMZ unearthed a video of Meredith Vieira calling out ex-NBC host Matt Lauer for having a “huge bag of sex toys” …

White House: Trump didn't know anti-Muslim videos came from U.K. fringe group

President Donald Trump didn't know that anti-Muslim videos he shared on social media this week were connected to a far-right political group in the United Kingdom, White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders said Thursday.<p>Trump garnered criticism from British officials when he retweeted …

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Treasury's tax analysis still missing ahead of key Senate vote

Democratic Sen. Elizabeth Warren is demanding answers fromTreasury about whySecretary Steven Mnuchin has yet to release an economic analysis of the GOP's tax overhaul plan, despite repeated promises that he would.<p>The missing analysis, highlighted in a New York Times story Thursday, has prompted …

Jimmy Kimmel's Roy Moore stunt sparks Twitter spat

Jimmy Kimmel has set his sights on U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore.<p>The late-night host fired off a tweet on Thursday afternoon in response to a Breitbart article that Moore shared moments earlier with his nearly 68,000 Twitter followers. The Republican candidate called out Kimmel in his tweet …

Why Twitter didn't delete anti-Muslim tweets

President Trump has been heavily criticized for his decision to retweet three graphic anti-Muslim videos.<p>But why did Twitter allow them in the first place?<p>The anti-Muslim videos were first posted by Jayda Fransen, deputy leader of the far-right party Britain First. They depict violent assaults and …

Unconscious Patient With 'Do Not Resuscitate' Tattoo Causes Ethical Conundrum at Hospital

When an unresponsive patient arrived at a Florida hospital ER, the medical staff was taken aback upon discovering the words “DO NOT RESUSCITATE” …

The president of the United States is unwell

Scott Gilmore on the increasingly erratic behaviour and bizarre lies of Donald Trump. And why this is no longer a laughing matter.<p>It is an easy joke …

Cautious Carl Icahn says market has gotten into a 'euphoric state'

Carl Icahn issued a warning about the stock market on Thursday.<p>"I really think even though earnings are going to be very good ... I just think this …

Walmart Pulls T-Shirts That Hint At Lynching Journalists

Walmart has removed a controversial T-shirt with a simple message — "Rope. Tree. Journalist. SOME ASSEMBLY REQUIRED" — from its website, after the Radio Television Digital News Association sent the largest retailer in the U.S. a note flagging the shirt's message.<p>As RTDNA said, the shirt was being …

Rep. Joe Barton, embarrassed by nude photo online, to retire

AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Republican U.S. Rep. Joe Barton, Texas' most-senior member of Congress, announced Thursday that he won't seek re-election after …

John McCain Caps Political Career by Declaring Himself a Fraud

In 2001, John McCain stood on the Senate floor and denounced the very concept of supply-side tax cuts.<p>“I cannot in good conscience support a tax cut …

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Special relationship? Theresa May discovers she has no friend in Donald Trump | Julian Borger

The US president’s Twitter attack on Britain’s prime minister leaves her with a toxic diplomatic dilemma – how to respond to a contemptuous US president<p>It was some poor official’s job this morning to tell Theresa May that while she slept, the relationship with the US became special for all the …

Geraldo Rivera Apologizes for Matt Lauer Tweets

Geraldo Rivera issued an apology late Wednesday for his statements defending ousted <i>Today</i> show co-anchor Matt Lauer against sexual-misconduct …

Get Ready for Concealed Guns in All 50 States

The National Rifle Association has called the concealed carry bill, which would make it easier for gun owners to keep their firearms hidden when …

Kellyanne Conway Is Now America’s Opioid Czar

In 2016, 50,000 Americans lost their lives to the opioid epidemic, according to the federal government’s preliminary count. That’s more than the …

Fact-check: Trump claims the Republican tax plan will 'cost me a fortune'

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump claimed on Wednesday that the Senate Republican tax plan will cost him and his family "a fortune."<p>Trump turned to his oft-used "believe me" line during a speech in St. Charles, Missouri, telling the friendly audience that the tax plan will cost …

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Peter Thiel Turns Down a Senior Intelligence Role

The president’s biggest backer in Silicon Valley told the White House he no longer wishes to lead the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board.<p>The PayPal cofounder and billionaire investor Peter Thiel recently withdrew his name from consideration to lead the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, …

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Donald Trump attacks Theresa May over her criticism of his far-right retweets

In rare clash between allies, US president tells May to focus on terrorism rather than on him – but sends tweet to wrong person<p>Donald Trump has publicly rebuked Theresa May over her criticism of anti-Muslim propaganda, opening an extraordinary diplomatic spat between the transatlantic …

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People Are Getting Robocalls About Their "Derogatory" Trump Posts [Updated]

Brett Vanderbrook was driving for Uber last week when he got a call from an unfamiliar number. He let it go to voicemail and when he listened to it …

Comcast Changed Its Net Neutrality Pledge the Day After the FCC Moved to Kill the Open Web [UPDATED]

Net neutrality protections have not <i>yet</i> been repealed, but it seems that ISPs are already taking their sheep costumes off to reveal the wolves …

Here are all the times we're pretty sure that Trump was watching Fox News as president

By Philip Bump<p>National correspondent<p>There are two things that President Trump really likes to do that he also doesn’t like to admit he does: play golf and watch Fox News Channel.<p>By our count, Trump has played golf on 64 days during his presidency. He rarely admits to it — he has done so only three …

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Trump attending 3 fundraising events in NYC Saturday

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump will attend a trio of fundraising events in New York City Saturday.<p>That's according to a White House …

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Trump's behavior raises questions of competency

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Donald Trump potentially has millions of lives in his hands as the threat of a devastating war with North Korea swiftly escalates.<p>Yet the President of the United States is raising new questions about his temperament, his judgment and his understanding of the resonance of his …

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Sarah Sanders' absolutely unreal explanation of Trump's anti-Muslim video tweets

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, President Donald Trump retweeted three videos purportedly showing Muslims committing acts of violence against Christians. He did so despite the fact that the videos came from a far-right, anti-Muslim group in Britain and remain unverified.<p>Which is all beside …

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Donald Trump's Britain First retweets must be the final straw

<b>(CNN) —</b> The President of the United States woke up this morning and decided to retweet three videos from the account of Jayda Fransen -- the deputy leader of Britain First: a far-right, ultranationalist, neo-fascist hate group.<p>Britain First organizes "Christian patrols" and "invades" mosques trying …

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