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Jared Kushner Once Allegedly Admitted That Donald Trump Lies to His Base Because He Thinks They’re Stupid

The president apparently doesn’t think very highly of his voters.<p>I cannot wait until the day comes when we can look at a Donald Trump–free White House and say, "Our long national nightmare is over." Of course, there's a solid chance that day will arrive because the sweet release of death has come …

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For-Profit Colleges Sue To Block Protections For Defrauded Students and Taxpayers

The new lawsuit even seeks to block the rule's requirement that for-profit colleges tell students the truth when they have low rates of repayment for college loans.<p>A California-based trade group largely comprised of for-profit colleges late Wednesday sued Trump Education Secretary Betsy DeVos to …

Report: Kushner Discussed Setting Up Secret Communications With Russia

<b>Updated at 10:09 p.m. ET</b><p>Jared Kushner discussed the possibility of Trump's transition team secretly communicating with the Kremlin, the Washington Post reports. Kushner, the president's son-in-law and adviser, spoke with Russian Ambassador to the U.S. Sergey Kislyak in early December of last year …

House majority leader to colleagues in 2016: ‘I think Putin pays’ Trump

KIEV, Ukraine — A month before Donald Trump clinched the Republican nomination, one of his closest allies in Congress — House Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy — made a politically explosive assertion in a private conversation on Capitol Hill with his fellow GOP leaders: that Trump could be the …

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US officials: Info suggests Trump associates may have coordinated with Russians

<b>(CNN) —</b> The FBI has information that indicates associates of President Donald Trump communicated with suspected Russian operatives to possibly coordinate the release of information damaging to Hillary Clinton's campaign, US officials told CNN.<p>This is partly what FBI Director James Comey was …

Before Trump job, Manafort worked to aid Putin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before signing up with Donald Trump, former campaign manager Paul Manafort secretly worked for a Russian billionaire with a plan to …

Trump’s hiring the Bear Stearns economist who promised the economy was fine right before it went bankrupt

Famous last words: “Don’t panic about the credit market.”<p>David Malpass, a veteran of two previous Republican Party administrations as well as a former chief economist for the now-defunct investment bank Bear Stearns, has been nominated to serve as undersecretary of Treasury for international …

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Documents detail Flynn payments from Russian interests

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former national security adviser Michael Flynn was paid more than $67,000 by Russian companies before the presidential election, …

Trump confidant Roger Stone admits WikiLeaks collusion, then deletes it

By Josh King, Buzz60<p>Former Trump campaign advisor Roger Stone admitted that he had a "perfectly legal back channel" to Wikileaks founder Julian Assange.<p>The Huffington Post reports that Stone, a close friend of President Donald Trump tweeted the statement, then deleted it on Saturday.<p>4 …

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Russia's top diplomat at center of Trump controversy

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration's back-to-back controversies over its Russian ties now have at least one thing in common: Ambassador …

Former MI6 agent Christopher Steele 'asked to testify in Senate probe over Russian dossier on Donald Trump'

Christopher Steele, the former MI6 agent who compiled a controversial dossier on behalf of Donald Trump’s opponents alleging links between the billionaire and Russia, has reportedly been asked to testify before the Senate’s investigation.<p>His unverified report claimed Trump associates colluded with …

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Grow the F*ck Up, Mr. President

A 70-year-old toddler is leading this country, and this is a serious problem.<p>Donald J. Trump is the president of the United States of America. We can, as a public, disagree on many things about him — his policies and his Cabinet picks, for instance. But one thing I hope we can all agree on is that …

Trial Balloon for a Coup?

Analyzing the news of the past 24 hours<p>The theme of this morning’s news updates from Washington is additional clarity emerging, rather than …

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Welcome to dystopia – George Orwell experts on Donald Trump | The panel

Since Kellyanne Conway spoke of ‘alternative facts’, Nineteen Eighty-Four has hit the No 1 spot in Amazon’s book sales chart. So, is the age of Newspeak here?

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The Latest: Alabama Dem asks Trump, Lewis to end feud

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Congress (all times EST):<p>3:35 p.m.<p>Rep. Terri Sewell, an African-American Democrat who represents Selma, Alabama, has …

Trump pick Monica Crowley plagiarized multiple sources in 2012 book - CNNMoney

Conservative author and television personality Monica Crowley, whom Donald Trump has tapped for a top national security communications role, plagiarized large sections of her 2012 book, a CNN KFile review has found.<p>The review of Crowley’s June 2012 book, "What The (Bleep) Just Happened," found …

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US report: Putin ordered effort to help Trump, hurt Clinton

WASHINGTON (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin ordered a hidden campaign to influence America's presidential election in favor of Donald Trump …

Florida AG Who Dropped Case Against Trump Is Expected to Get White House Job

On September 13, 2013, the Florida Attorney General’s office announced that it was considering taking legal action against Trump University, amid …

House GOP votes to gut independent ethics office

WASHINGTON (AP) — House Republicans on Monday voted to eviscerate the Office of Congressional Ethics, the independent body created in 2008 to …

Trump Bought $120,000 Luxury Trip With Trump Foundation Money At 2008 Charity Auction

Donald Trump bid on a dinner with Salma Hayek and a tour of the famed Chataeu Latour vineyard at a charity gala — but never went on the trip, according to an aide. Tax records show the donation was made by his foundation, not himself.<p>At a glittering 2008 gala hosted by Gucci to benefit Madonna’s …

Trump meets with another conservative adversary: Billionaire David Koch

President-elect Donald Trump had a private exchange Wednesday night with billionaire industrialist David Koch, with whom he clashed during the 2016 presidential race and whose conservative policy objectives have often diverged from Trump’s agenda.<p>The huddle at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago club in Palm Beach, …

DeVry University Agrees to $100 Million Settlement with FTC

DeVry University and its parent company have agreed to a $100 million settlement of a Federal Trade Commission lawsuit alleging that they misled …

The Scariest Thing About Trump So Far Is Michael Flynn and His Team of Nutters

The most frightening aspect of the looming Donald Trump presidency is not so much the likely outcomes, many of which are horrifying, as the unlikely …

Why Trump keeps hiring Goldman Sachs bankers

President-elect Donald Trump will reportedly name Gary Cohn, the longtime chief operating officer at Goldman Sachs, the director of the National Economic Council.<p>If you're keeping count, that would be another Goldman alum in Trump's orbit, in addition to: former Goldman banker (and former <i>Breitbart</i> …

How Russian Hackers Can Blackmail Donald Trump—and the GOP

If it is true that the Russians hacked the Republican National Committee as well as the DNC, then their power over POTUS potentially knows few bounds.<p>…

Trump to meet with Tulsi Gabbard

President-elect Donald TrumpDonald John TrumpTrump greets 3 American detainees freed by North Korea Trump called Blankenship after Senate primary …

Can Trump bankrupt America?

THE President-elect wants to spend big on the military and reduce taxes, but his plans could be a recipe for economic catastrophe.

'Something will crack': supposed prophecy of Donald Trump goes viral

Nearly 20-year-old prediction by a late leftwing philosopher, widely shared since the election, foresaw the rise of a Trump-like ‘strongman’<p>Americans trying to unpick the phenomenon of Donald Trump have turned to a late left-leaning academic, who predicted that old industrialized democracies were …

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Trump's Swamp Solution: Government By The Lobbyists

As we walked down my Washington DC block on election eve, before the returns starting coming in, a stranger in a darkened doorway suddenly addressed me and my friends. "Are you ready," he asked tauntingly, "to drain the swamp?"<p>A few hours later, the remark seemed ominous. But of course, just days …

Trump Considering Jamie Dimon for Treasury Secretary

Donald Trump called Hillary Clinton the “candidate of Wall Street,” but the President-elect could bring the ultimate Wall Street insider to his …