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The White House just made one thing abundantly clear to millennials

That message was made abundantly clear Tuesday, when the White House budget director, Mick Mulvaney, presented his budget to a gaggle of reporters in Washington. He told them the budget was a reflection of President Donald Trump's values and "speaks to" his "priorities."<p>And so if that is the case, …

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DeVos: School choice should expand, but not from Washington D.C.

INDIANAPOLIS — Rather than reveal President Trump's national education proposal as initial reports suggested on Monday, U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos — addressing the American Federation for Children in Indianapolis — spoke adamantly about how education shouldn't be run from Washington, …

Congressional Republicans see Trump's defense budget hike as insufficient

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Pentagon unveiled President Donald Trump's defense budget request Tuesday, which seeks billions in extra funds for the military -- but falls well short of what some Republican lawmakers have sought.<p>The total amount being requested is about $639 billion, including $574.5 …

The Pope and President Trump: A tale in 10 tweets

<b>(CNN) —</b> Donald Trump and Pope Francis are not the first president and pontiff to tweet. But they are the first to use the social media platform so prolifically, and pointedly.<p>Francis -- or, rather, Vatican staffers -- maintain papal Twitter accounts in nine languages, with more than 32 million …

President Pence? Don’t bet against it | Tim Dowling

Mike Pence is the only person likely to immediately threaten Trump’s lock on the title of Worst US President Ever – but at least he’s reliably stupid<p>I spent last weekend at the Bath festival, where I had been invited to appear on a panel about the first four months of Donald Trump’s presidency, …

Congress and Farmers Are Shocked By Proposed USDA Cuts

Top officials at the U.S. Department of Agriculture didn't even try to act enthusiastic as they unveiled details of their agency's proposed 2018 budget, which includes drastic cuts in spending. "We're going to do the best we can," said Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue. "It's my job to implement …

Agriculture

The US is finally telling the public who overstays their visas the most—and it’s not Mexicans

For years, the best—and virtually only—publicly released statistic tracking illegal immigration in the US has been the number of people caught at the southern border.<p>Now, the US Department of Homeland Security is scrutinizing a lesser known type of undocumented immigrant: the one who comes in …

Immigration

The Atlantic on Twitter: "Progressives should celebrate the role of arm sales in helping U.S. workers, @ExumAM writes https://t.co/Hq8OJkjdoA… "

New conversation<p>End of conversation<p>Replying to @<b>TheAtlantic</b><p>yeah how wonderful, supporting and finding terrorists who burn children alive to "help" …

Remaining Countries on Trump’s Itinerary Say They’d Rather Wait a Month and Meet with Next President

BRUSSELS (The Borowitz Report)—Donald J. Trump’s foreign trip hit a snag on Tuesday, when the remaining countries on his itinerary announced that they would rather “wait a month” and meet with the next President instead.<p>“It makes no sense for us to roll out the red carpet for Trump when there is …

House GOP Pushes Border Adjustment Tax Despite Opposition

House Republicans aren’t backing off a controversial proposal at the center of their tax overhaul plan despite continued opposition from key GOP …

White House says no evidence of Trump team collusion with Russians

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The White House, responding to hearings on Capitol Hill about contacts between officials in Donald Trump's presidential campaign and Russia, said on Tuesday there was no evidence of collusion between Trump's team and Moscow.<p>Testifying before a House panel, former CIA director …

Justices Reject 2 Gerrymandered North Carolina Districts, Citing Racial Bias

WASHINGTON — The Supreme Court struck down two North Carolina congressional districts on Monday, ruling that lawmakers had violated the Constitution by relying too heavily on race in drawing them, in a decision that could affect many voting maps, generally in the South.<p>The decision was handed down …

President Trump's Budget Includes a $2 Trillion Math Mistake

President Trump’s budget includes what critics charge is a simple accounting error that adds up to a $2 trillion oversight, though the White House …

Donald Trump's budget: '2+2 = 7'

<b>(CNN) —</b> <i>President Donald Trump is in the middle of his 9-day foreign trip. But the big news here in Washington on Tuesday was the release of his budget blueprint</i> <i>-- the administration's wish list heading into the next fiscal year. It landed with a thud -- as Republicans largely avoided even talking</i> …

Trump is dangerous. But he's not Nixon — yet

“There's a darkness to Nixon that most people don’t know about.” — historian Tim Naftali<p>“Not since Watergate have our legal systems been so threatened and our faith in the independence and integrity of those systems so shaken,” said Sen. Richard Blumenthal of Connecticut.<p>“This is Nixonian,” Sen. …

As Trump seeks billions for 'the wall,' U.S. still fighting landowners over 'the fence'

Before the wall, there was the fence. And the U.S. is still paying for it.<p>As President Donald Trump tries to persuade a skeptical Congress to fund his proposed multibillion-dollar wall on the Mexican border, government lawyers are still settling claims with Texas landowners over a border fence …

Texas Foster Child Bill Shows Anti-Vaxxer Sentiment Is Gaining Steam

Vaccine conspiracy theories just won’t die.<p>Case in point: This week, Texas state lawmakers voted to prohibit doctors from vaccinating foster children …

Polar opposites Trump, McConnell need each other now

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump had just headlined a rally in Louisville, Kentucky, where Majority Leader Mitch McConnell was booed by …

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Judge orders government to turn over documents from Rudy Giuliani on travel ban

By Matt Zapotosky<p>, Reporter<p>A federal judge in Michigan this week ordered the Trump administration to turn over communications from Rudolph W. Giuliani and other advisers on the president’s controversial travel ban. Those suing over the matter hope the documents will bolster their bid to prove the …

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Congress Must Be A Check On Trump To Avoid A Constitutional Crisis

President Trump’s firing of FBI Director James Comey has set off a lively debate over whether the move amounts to a “constitutional crisis.” On the …

Dumbfounded, demoralized GOP publicly defends Trump

<b>Elected Republican officials</b> are publicly defending Trump but privately are dumbfounded, disgusted and demoralized by this turn of events.<p>We haven't …

Trump actions push Republicans to get serious on Russia

<b>(CNN) —</b> In one fell swoop Tuesday, President Donald Trump signaled to Republican lawmakers they have a serious problem with Russia -- and they responded.<p>Trump said he fired former FBI Director James Comey on Tuesday because he was being a "showboat," but critics quickly alleged the decision was …

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Trump: ‘In America We Do Not Worship Government, We Worship God’

After a week of chaos in Washington, the president finally found a friendly crowd at Liberty University.<p>Donald Trump made a return visit to Liberty University on Saturday, speaking at the 44th commencement of the Christian school in Lynchburg, Virginia. Before a crowd of hopeful graduates, …

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The House: 10 Most Vulnerable

List includes two new Republican faces<p>As the past few days have shown, a lot can change in a weekend, and certainly, in a month.<p>The last ranking of …