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CNN Resignations A Sign Of The High Stakes In Covering Trump's Administration

Three investigative journalists at CNN have resigned after the network retracted a story about a congressional inquiry into a link between a Russian investment fund and an American financier who is an adviser to President Trump.<p>Those departing are a past Pulitzer Prize winner, a finalist for the …

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A Costly Retraction for CNN and an Opening for Trump

In CNN’s newsroom, it is called the Triad: a three-pronged internal system designed to ensure that sensitive reporting by the network’s journalists is unimpeachable before it runs.<p>Last week, the Triad fell short — and by Tuesday, the consequences were being felt across the news industry and in the …

Campaigner-in-chief: Trump's politicking raises ethics flags

WASHINGTON (AP) — Barely five months into office, President Donald Trump keeps taking time out from governing to run for re-election.<p>On Wednesday …

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Poll: Fewer than 4-in-10 voters back GOP health bill

Just 38 percent of voters approve of the Republican plan to repeal and replace Obamacare, according to a new POLITICO/Morning Consult poll conducted before Senate leaders pulled the latest version of their bill in an effort to win over more GOP votes.<p>That's fewer than the 45 percent who disapprove …

Trump again attacks New York Times as ‘Fake News Joke!’

President Donald Trump stepped up his attack Wednesday against what he believes to be unfair media coverage, labeling The New York Times a “fake news joke” and suggesting that the media has portrayed him as being disengaged from the legislative process of repealing and replacing Obamacare, claiming …

President Trump has attacked Amazon, incorrectly claiming that it owns the Washington Post for tax purposes

Trump’s tweet comes days after he met with Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos.<p>President Donald Trump attacked Amazon on Wednesday, claiming incorrectly that it owns the Washington Post in a scheme to dodge “internet taxes.”<p>In fact, Amazon doesn’t own the newspaper. Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos bought it himself.<p>And …

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Panel rejects attempt by Democrats to get Trump travel costs

WASHINGTON (AP) — The GOP-led House Armed Services Committee narrowly defeated a bid by Democrats late Wednesday to compel the Air Force to detail …

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Dem congressman: 'Just plain wrong' for Trump to hold fundraiser at own hotel

<b>(CNN) —</b> As President Donald Trump holds his first re-election fundraiser Wednesday night at the hotel he owns in Washington, one Democratic congressman is slamming the President over the move, arguing it is "just plain wrong."<p>An invitation to the event, held at the Trump International Hotel, showed …

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Trump trashes media, cheers wins at $10 million fundraiser

WASHINGTON (AP) — Republican donors paid $35,000 apiece to hear familiar a message from President Donald Trump: The media, particularly CNN, keep …

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Trump rips media, mocks Pelosi at closed-door fundraiser

President Donald Trump, facing dimming approval ratings and a stalled legislative agenda, rolled out his greatest hits on Wednesday evening — ripping into CNN, assailing House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi and hailing his party’s string of special election wins.<p>Before a rapt audience of 300 …

GOP lawmakers blast Trump's 'Morning Joe' tweets

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Republican lawmakers were caught off-guard by President Donald Trump's personal attack on "Morning Joe" co-host Mika Brzezinski Thursday, with several saying the remarks were unbecoming of his office.<p>On Thursday morning, while MSNBC's "Morning Joe" was on the air, Trump posted a …

Even GOP senators think Trump's tweeting has gone too far

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>I have no idea whether President Donald Trump has ever contemplated cosmetic surgery.<p>His Thursday tweet on the subject, however, is moving even fellow Republicans to muse that the president's Twitter …

California, New York and Virginia Refuse to Give Personal Data to President Trump's Voter Fraud Commission

President Donald Trump’s voter fraud commission has asked every state to provide personal data on all registered voters going back to 2006— and some …

Jennifer Granholm: Trump a 'snowflake' for tweet attacking Brzezinski

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Jennifer Granholm, the former governor of Michigan, called Donald Trump a "snowflake" Thursday evening, after the President tweeted an attack on "Morning Joe" host Mika Brzezinski earlier in the day.<p>The Democrat and CNN senior political commentator directed the "snowflake" …

MSNBC 'Morning Joe' hosts fire back at Trump Twitter blasts

NEW YORK (AP) — "Morning Joe" hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski said Friday that President Donald Trump lied about their December encounter …

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‘Morning Joe’ hosts question Trump’s mental state, say he lied in tweets

Trump immediately fires back, calling the show 'FAKE NEWS' and alleging Brzezinski and Scarborough begged him to stop a hit piece.<p>Mika Brzezinski and Joe Scarborough on Friday morning fired back at Donald Trump after he attacked them in crude tweets the day before, writing in a Washington Post …

Conway: Media coverage of Trump ‘neither productive nor patriotic’

Counselor to the president Kellyanne Conway said Friday that she supports President Donald Trump’s use of social media to attack his opponents, especially when so much of the media coverage of him is “neither productive nor patriotic.”<p>The president lashed out at one of his most frequent targets …

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GOP lawmaker: Trump tweet 'not even becoming of a city councilman'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Republican Rep. Adam Kinzinger minced no words during a Friday morning appearance on CNN's "New Day" when he addressed the tweets coming from the head of his party.<p>"I expect him to act like a president," Kinzinger told anchor Chris Cuomo, when asked about President Donald Trump's Thursday …

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Dem proposes panel to remove President if unfit to lead

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Pointing to the outcry over President Donald Trump's latest controversial tweets, freshman Rep. Jamie Raskin is urging his colleagues to get behind a bill that could potentially oust the President if he was mentally or physically unfit.<p>The Maryland Democrat wants to create an …

Bernstein: We are in the midst of a 'malignant presidency'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Journalism legend Carl Bernstein called on the US press Friday to rise to the challenge of the Donald Trump presidency, which he characterized as "malignant."<p>"We're in foreign territory," Bernstein said, speaking on CNN's "New Day." "We have never been in a malignant presidency like this …

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'What Are They Trying to Hide?' President Trump Questions 25 States Refusing to Hand Over Voter Information

More states are pushing back against President Donald Trump’s Presidential Advisory Commission on Election Integrity.<p>As of Friday, 25 states have …

Trump challenges states on voter fraud: ‘What are they trying to hide?’

BRIDGEWATER, N.J. — President Trump on Saturday lashed out at the more than two dozen states that have objected to a presidential commission's sweeping request for voter data, accusing them of circumventing public scrutiny over potential voter fraud.<p>Trump's tweet, issued a day after he arrived at …

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Trump says he's sending feds to Chicago to help with crime problem

President Donald Trump said Friday morning that he’s sending in federal assistance to Chicago to help curb its crime problem.<p>“Crime and killings in Chicago have reached such epidemic proportions that I am sending in Federal help. 1714 shootings in Chicago this year!” Trump tweeted.<p>In a statement …

Trump blasts states for refusing to give voter data: Twitter

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump lashed out on Saturday at the growing number of states refusing to give voters' names, addresses and sensitive personal information to a commission he created to investigate alleged voter fraud.<p>"Numerous states are refusing to give information to the …

How Congress is taking back power from Trump on national security

<b>(CNN) —</b> In ways big and small, Congress is taking back power from President Donald Trump on national security matters.<p>From Russia to the Pentagon budget, Republicans in Congress are proposing new checks to curb the White House's power and in some cases simply ignoring the Trump administration's …

White House Denies Report That Part of Its Science And Technology Office Is Empty

Former staffers say the office's science division now has no employees.<p>The White House is denying reports that the one division within the Office of Science and Technology Policy is now completely unstaffed.<p>CBS News reported no staff members were left at the office’s science division ― one of four …