Seth Villanueva

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GOP senator issues dire warning about Trump triggering 'one of the worst catastrophes in history'

During a weekend meeting, a Republican on the Senate Foreign Relations Committee warned that President Donald Trump’s increasingly hostile stance …

North Korea

FACT CHECK: Why Didn't Obama Stop Russia's Election Interference In 2016?

Why didn't then-President Barack Obama stop Russia's campaign of active measures against the 2016 presidential campaign?<p>President Trump has been casting blame on his predecessor for not acting against the scheme since Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller brought indictments against a …

Donald Trump

Mueller files new charges against ex-Trump aides Manafort and Gates

Sealed single-page document filed in federal court does not shed light on the nature of the new charges<p>The special counsel investigating possible collusion between the Trump campaign and the Kremlin has stepped up pressure on the former campaign manager, Paul Manafort, by filing new sealed court …

Robert Mueller

Newt Gingrich: Mueller indictment confirms Russia is a major threat to many nations

The indictment of 13 Russians for interfering in the 2016 American presidential election is the tiny tip of a large iceberg. We are beginning to be forced to confront how dangerous and how determined Russian President Vladimir Putin and his machine are to remake the world in an anti-Western …

Russia

U.S. hate groups proliferate in Trump's first year, watchdog says

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The number of U.S. hate groups expanded last year under President Donald Trump, fueled by his immigration stance and the perception that he sympathized with those espousing white supremacy, the Southern Poverty Law Center said on Wednesday<p>There were 954 hate groups in the …

Rights & Freedoms

Donald Trump Jr.: No One Ever Mentions All the Sacrifices We’ve Made

The president’s eldest son thinks people are being so unfair to the Trump family.<p>If there’s one person who knows the meaning of sacrifice it is <b>Donald Trump,</b> the guy who was forced to abandon his gold-encrusted penthouse and his flourishing TV career in order to embark on the four-year inconvenience …

Donald Trump

What Donald Trump's quote on Billy Graham tells you about Donald Trump

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> On Wednesday morning, legendary pastor Billy Graham passed away at the age of 99 at his family home in North Carolina. Encomiums from politicians -- many of whom Graham had known personally -- began pouring in almost immediately.<p>Here are five from well-known Republican …

Donald Trump

Trump challenges Sessions to investigate Obama, Democrats on Russia

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump, after being criticized for his response to Russia's election meddling, challenged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to launch an investigation into the Obama administration for failing to do enough to stop the 2016 election foreign interference.<p>The tweet is …

Donald Trump

Trump keeps tweeting, keeps reminding us how deep Mitch McConnell is in the Russia election hacking

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Dark Web

Trump Sets Deadly Precedent by Hiding Rationale for Bombing Syria

A demonstrator holds a sign during a protest against US President Donald Trump's decision to launch airstrikes against Syria on April 8, 2017, in …

Middle East

FACT CHECK: Administration actions on Russia sometimes tougher than Trump's words

Under heavy criticism for still not condemning Russia's interference in the 2016 presidential election, President Donald Trump is defending his …

Russia

Trump Allegedly Rigged Miss Universe Pageants, Established Russia Relationships in 2013

There's now new information about Donald Trump's shady alleged dealings with Russia. This latest tidbit traces the Trump-Russia collusion back to …

Donald Trump

Fmr. Trump aide: Donald Trump "screws everyone"

Ari Melber<p>Fmr. Trump aide: Donald Trump "screws everyone"<p>06:59<p>Black Panther Star: Movie lets us reclaim a lost history<p>05:41<p>After Mueller indictment, …

Donald Trump

Fox News' streaming service will cater to 'superfans'

Fox News is joining the ranks of conventional broadcasters launching stand-alone streaming services. The channel has revealed plans for Fox Nation, an internet-only subscription video service for "superfans" of its ultra-conservative programming. The service will focus on opinion shows, and will …

Televisions

Fifth graft probe hits Netanyahu, inner circle as police chief fires back at PM

<b>Jerusalem (CNN) —</b> For the second time this week, Israeli police have announced a new corruption investigation targeting members of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu's inner circle, marking the fifth such investigation to entangle the premier and those closest to him.<p>Netanyahu slammed the latest …

Israel

Former CIA director to Trump: "Your insecurity is well deserved, as is your concern over Russia investigation."

Ex-CIA director John O. Brennan slammed President Trump on Twitter after he claimed that he’s been tougher on Russia than Obama was.<p>“I have been much …

Donald Trump

Urged on by Trump, GOP to fight Pennsylvania's district map

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Encouraged by President Donald Trump, Republicans vowed Tuesday to fight Pennsylvania's new court-imposed map of congressional districts as dozens of candidates assessed their chances under newly formed districts and the odds that a federal court could block them.<p>Republican …

Tom Marino

Republicans Begin to Embrace Some Gun-Safety Measures

Good morning. Click here to get the Capital Journal Daybreak newsletter delivered to your inbox.<p>President Donald Trump supports efforts to strengthen the federal background-check system for firearms, his press secretary said Monday, adding that he had spoken with a top GOP senator about legislation …

Mikaela Shiffrin

Donald Trump asks Mar-a-Lago guests what he should do about guns

In the wake of the most recent mass shooting, President Donald Trump sought advice on gun control from a trusted source: rich people staying at his …

Donald Trump

The Latest: Trump again attacks Obama on Twitter

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump (all times local):<p>3:20 p.m.<p>President Donald Trump is again attacking his predecessor on Twitter, asking why he didn't do more to prevent Russian election meddling.<p>Trump's tweet on Monday says: "Obama was President up to, and beyond, …

Donald Trump

Conservatives urge Trump to grant pardons in Russia probe

As special counsel Robert Mueller builds his case, relatives of Michael Flynn are among those pressing the president to use his unique legal power and 'put these defendants out of their misery.'<p>After months of criticizing special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe, President Donald Trump’s …

Donald Trump

A Viral Video Revealed Big Energy's Stranglehold on West Virginia Politics

Apparently state legislators don't like it when you talk about their campaign donations from fossil fuel companies.<p>“Montani semper liberi!”<p>Those were the last words that West Virginians heard from a resident who, as she commented on proposed state House legislation, was dragged out of a public …

Virginia Politics

In Our Names: The West Has Slaughtered 329 People In The Orient Every Day For The Past 27 Years

As a scientist, it’s Jakob Reimann’s job to calculate things. But learning to calculate the ‘reaction kinetics of enzymatic processes’, while …

War

Trump Criticizes Everyone But Russia for 2016 Election Meddling

President Donald Trump spent much of his weekend hammering the FBI, Democrats, Robert Mueller’s investigation and his own national security adviser …

Donald Trump

Moscow Is Laughing at Trump—And All of Us

“They are laughing their asses off in Moscow.” And thus President Trump may have uttered his most accurate analysis yet of Russia’s attempts to influence the 2016 Presidential election. With Robert Mueller’s investigation advancing—The special counsel indicted thirteen Russians, on Friday—and H. R. …

Russia

In the Face of Incontrovertible Evidence, Trump Backpedals on Russia, and, of Course, Blames the Black Guy

For the millionth time we ask of this president: Are you clinically insane, or just so much of a liar that you believe your own lies? No matter, …

Donald Trump

Rapid fire rifle device on special offer in salute to Donald Trump

‘Bump stock’ used by Las Vegas shooter in promotional tie in with presidential campaign slogan<p>There is a Presidents’ Day sale on bump stocks, the device the Las Vegas shooter put on his rifles. Slide Fire Solutions, a bump stocks manufacturer, is offering 10% off with the coupon code MAGA.<p>That’s a …

Guns

Billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay 'significantly higher' taxes

<b>(CNN) —</b> Microsoft founder and billionaire Bill Gates says he should pay more in taxes and that the government should require other superwealthy people like him to contribute "significantly higher" amounts.<p>"I need to pay higher taxes," Gates, who is worth over $90 billion, said in an interview with …

Income Inequality

Republicans and Democrats slam Trump after he rages on Twitter about Mueller's Russia indictments

Amid President Donald Trump's blistering tweetstorm Sunday morning after special counsel Robert Mueller announced a fresh round of indictments on Friday, several prominent Democrats and Republicans had some tough words for the president.<p>Trump's lengthy string of tweets included support for the …

Donald Trump

Trump Goes On Another Twitter Rant, This Time About The Russia Investigation

And he’s blaming everyone BUT Russia<p>You would think someone would have removed President Trump’s access to Twitter by now, but the commander-in-chief is still tweeting up a storm—this time about his involvement (or lack thereof, according to him) in Russia’s interference in the 2016 elections.<p>Last …

Donald Trump