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Trump Is Looking To Fire Jeff Sessions And Appoint A New Attorney General To Kill The Russia Investigation

Trump launched an attack on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Wednesday morning that appears designed to open the door for him to recess appoint a …

Hope Hicks Admits She Lies For the Lying President

<i>Welcome to WHAT NOW, a morning round-up of the news/fresh horrors that await you today.</i><p>In a meeting with investigators on Tuesday, White House …

Dick's Sporting Goods to stop selling assault-style rifles

Dick’s Sporting Goods, among the nation’s largest retailers of sports equipment, will no longer sell assault-style rifles at its stores, the company said Wednesday morning.<p>The sporting goods chain also will no longer sell firearms to anyone under the age of 21 and will no longer sell high-capacity …

Guns

'DISGRACEFUL!' Trump rage tweets at Jeff Sessions for not doing enough to investigate Obama

‘DISGRACEFUL!’ Trump rage tweets at Jeff Sessions for not doing enough to investigate Obama<p>Donald Trump speaking with supporters at a campaign rally …

Taking hits from all sides, Marco Rubio’s approval rating dips to an all-time low

In his first ratings since his CNN town hall appearance, Rubio takes a stumble<p>The ratings are in! And for Florida's Republican Senator Marco Rubio, things are not exactly looking up.<p>Freshly coming off his bold appearance at a CNN town hall debate on guns in which he was owned by teenager after …

Republicans

Ex-Trump campaign chief rebuked by judge for public comments

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's former campaign chairman was reprimanded by a federal judge Wednesday for speaking publicly in violation of her gag order in his criminal case.<p>The rebuke of Paul Manafort came as he pleaded not guilty to the latest charges brought by special counsel Robert …

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Trump’s Longtime Lawyer Sues BuzzFeed and the Firm Behind Russia Dossier

WASHINGTON — President Trump’s longtime lawyer, Michael D. Cohen, filed a defamation lawsuit on Tuesday in federal court against Fusion GPS, the firm behind a salacious and largely unsubstantiated dossier that purported to lay out how Russia had aided the Trump campaign. The dossier portrayed Mr. …

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Trump: Democrats obstructing tax bill 'because they think it is too good'

President Donald Trump advanced a new theory Friday for why the Republican-backed tax bill has yet to garner any bipartisan support: The legislation is so good, Trump said Democrats believe, that they want to block it for fear that they won’t share in the credit should it pass.<p>“Republicans Senators …

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Time to Talk Impeachment

<i>This article is part of the Opinion Today newsletter. You can sign up here to receive the newsletter each weekday.</i><p>A few weeks ago, I read a short new book by the legal scholar Cass Sunstein titled, simply, “Impeachment.” The book doesn’t mention President Trump once. Sunstein started writing it, he …

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2018 Will Be The Bad Year

Yesterday, the highly unstable leader of North Korea tested a nuclear missile capable of striking the highly unstable leader of America. And what …

The tax money Trump has spent on golf carts could have bought 54,095 school lunches

We’re paying for the president’s golf obsession, bigly<p>President Donald Trump may want to cut the federal budget and says he wants to return tax dollars back to the American public. Even so, he sure does love to spend your money on his personal pastimes.<p>Over the Thanksgiving weekend, the Secret …

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Roy Moore Goes on Unhinged Rant Blaming Pedophilia Allegations on an LGBTQ Conspiracy

Roy Moore accused the LGBTQ community, socialists, and liberals of inventing the long list of sexual misconduct allegations against him while …

Trump retweeted anti-Muslim videos to 'elevate the conversation', White House claims

Sarah Sanders says ‘what he’s done is elevate the conversation to talk about a real issue’ – but acknowledges Trump probably didn’t know who Jayda Fransen is<p>The White House has claimed that Donald Trump was trying to “elevate the conversation” by sharing anti-Muslim videos from a British far-right …

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Not guilty verdict found in case pushed by Trump in immigration debate

A jury on Thursday found a Mexican man not guilty in the killing of a woman on a San Francisco pier that touched off a national immigration debate two years ago, rejecting possible charges ranging from involuntary manslaughter to first-degree murder.<p>Jose Ines Garcia Zarate had been deported five …

Immigration

Could Roy Moore flip deep-red Alabama to blue?

As allegations of sexual misconduct against Roy Moore multiply and polls suggest he could lose the senate race he once led by double-digits, political analysts offer one cautionary refrain: Remember, it’s Alabama and he’s a Republican.<p>But a look at Moore’s last general election in the state shows …

Republicans

Does Trump Support Roy Moore? White House Official Ducks The Question 15 Times.

WASHINGTON ― A top White House official on Sunday avoided answering the question ― 15 times ― as to whether President Donald Trump supports Alabama GOP Senate candidate Roy Moore, who has been accused of sexual misconduct by seven women.<p>Marc Short, the White House director of legislative affairs, …

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Hannity's turnabout on Moore ripples across conservative media

Breitbart News is among the few to remain steadfast in defending the Alabama Senate candidate.<p>Fox News host Sean Hannity’s announcement on Tuesday night that he was prepared to reject Alabama Senate candidate Roy Moore rippled through the conservative media landscape on Wednesday, marking a clear …

Republicans

Roy Moore is refusing to debate his Democratic Senate opponent

Democratic candidate Doug Jones is calling Roy Moore an “embarrassment” for running away from a debate<p>U.S. Senate candidate Roy Moore has ducked a debate against his opponent Doug Jones ahead of the special election to replace the former seat of now-Attorney General Jeff Sessions.<p>WHNT-TV and AL.com …

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'Morally Bankrupt.' The GOP Tax Bill Repeals a Credit for Teachers Who Buy School Supplies

Educators who spend hundreds of dollars out of their own pocket to buy school supplies would no longer be eligible for a tax deduction under the GOP …

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Ex-Trump security chief testifies he rejected 2013 Russian offer of women for Trump in Moscow

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump's long-time confidant Keith Schiller privately testified that he rejected a Russian offer to send five women to then private-citizen Trump's hotel room during their 2013 trip to Moscow for the Miss Universe pageant, according to multiple sources from both …

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Suspect in Rand Paul assault pleads not guilty

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The man who allegedly assaulted GOP Sen. Rand Paul outside his Kentucky residence pleaded not guilty Thursday to misdemeanor assault in the fourth degree at his arraignment in Bowling Green.<p>Rene Boucher allegedly tackled Paul, breaking six of his ribs and sustaining bruised …

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Everything You Need to Know About the Senate GOP Tax Proposal

Senate Republicans released their vision for a tax-cut plan Thursday that would cut the corporate tax rate to 20 percent, with a one-year delay to …

Finance

The Latest: Prosecutors say Manafort financial reports vary

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump and the Russia investigation (all times EDT):<p>6:50 p.m.<p>Federal prosecutors have released new information about Paul Manafort's financial holdings.<p>The information comes one day after Manafort appeared in court on charges including money …

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Donald Trump isn’t taking the Paul Manafort indictment too well: report

A White House in chaos<p>President Donald Trump may have been publicly claiming to be unconcerned about the Robert Mueller indictments, but new reports indicate that he is privately livid that they happened and apprehensive about what will happen next.<p>"The walls are closing in. Everyone is freaking …

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Betsy DeVos was “confused” about protections for students with disabilities — so she scrapped dozens

The Trump administration is rolling back guidelines meant to protect students with disabilities<p>Education secretary Betsy DeVos quietly rescinded 72 policy guidelines on the rights of students with disabilities over the weekend, The Washington Post reported.<p>When pressed by Democratic senators during …

Education

Trump curiously silent on terror attack in Virginia

Whenever Trump suspects a Muslim may have committed terrorism, he’s quick. When it’s a white person, he’s silent<p>It's become a familiar scenario by now for President Donald Trump and his supporters to spout off on Twitter and elsewhere whenever an act of mass violence occurs that might possibly have …

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Gold Star Father Rebukes Kelly for Treating Soldiers' Deaths As 'Political Football'

Khizr Khan, the father of an Army captain who was killed in 2004 in Iraq, sharply criticized White House chief of staff John Kelly on Sunday's …

Trump to House GOP: Pass Tax Cuts or Lose in 2018

President Donald Trump gave House Republicans a pep talk mixed with a warning on Sunday afternoon, saying the 2018 midterm elections would be "really bad" if they failed to pass a major tax package.<p>If Republicans succeeded, the president added, it would be "like skating on ice," according to two …

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