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White House counsel Don McGahn is worried Trump’s setting him up on obstruction — so he’s talking a lot to Mueller

According to the New York Times, McGahn is cooperating “extensively” with special counsel Robert Mueller’s obstruction of justice inquiry.<p>President Donald Trump may not be speaking to special counsel Robert Mueller, but White House Counsel Don McGahn has. At length. Because he fears Trump may be …

Donald Trump

Rep. Adam Schiff: Russians now attacking 2018 elections

Facebook reveals new attacks on the 2018 U.S. Midterm elections that they describe as “consistent” with the Russian election meddling in 2016. Rep. …

Trump Administration

The prosecution’s star witness against Manafort

During opening statements, Paul Manafort’s lawyer told the jury that his client is in court “because of one man – Rick Gates.”

Rick Gates

In California, More Fires Prompt Evacuations

SAN FRANCISCO—New wildfires and more evacuations hit California, with nearly 20,000 homes under threat and 44,000 residents forced to evacuate mostly in the hardest-hit northern part of the Golden State.<p>In all, 15 major blazes were being fought Tuesday by an army of 12,300 firefighters, as a …

Siblings

GOP Governor: 'World’s number one bully' Trump must resign

Former Republican Governor for New Jersey, Christine Todd Whitman, joins Ari Melber to discuss why she is calling for the resignation of President …

Donald Trump

‘Not good, not nice’: At Florida rally, Trump says China has ‘targeted our farmers’

TAMPA — President Trump on Tuesday issued a defiant defense of his trade policies, praising American farmers for weathering Chinese tariffs and telling a crowd at a rally for Republican candidates that “the days of plundering American jobs and American wealth — those days are over.”<p>Trump’s remarks …

Florida

Thank God for Uncle Rudy

Thank God for Uncle Rudy.<p>You know Rudy — the eccentric, sometimes batty, uncle who lives in the attic? One thing about Rudy, he always seems to know when family gatherings are becoming tense and descends to the rescue with some gibberish to lighten the mood.<p>What would we do without him?<p>Uncle Rudy …

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Trump questions his own policy on 3-D-printed plastic guns

Donald Trump wrote on Twitter this morning, “I am looking into 3-D Plastic Guns being sold to the public. Already spoke to NRA, doesn’t seem to make …

Donald Trump

Matthews: Trump no longer denies collusion

After months of denying that he colluded with Putin's people, Trump has now pulled his line of defense back to denying there's anything wrong with …

Donald Trump

California wildfires kill 8 people, and brutal heat spells more danger

<b>(CNN) —</b> The mammoth infernos raging across California will likely get worse before they get better, with menacing weather forecast for the rest of the week.<p>Eight people have already died from two of the most destructive wildfires -- the Carr and Ferguson fires.<p>And extreme heat -- combined with …

Wildfires

Morning Bits: Republicans may pay a steep price for Trump sycophancy

There’s a price to be paid for electing an unfit president. “In general, when Trump is around someone whom he perceives as supportive, or when he gets a phone call from a supportive billionaire, or when he hears a supportive commentator on Fox News, his thinking is rapidly influenced by what that …

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What's going on with Donald Trump? Psychologist explains the president’s lies, reversals

When I saw CNN’s Jake Tapper suddenly blurt out, “What the hell is going on?” in an online video the other day, I thought I’d better speak up.<p>Like millions of people around the world, Tapper has become increasingly baffled by President Donald Trump’s odd behaviors: sucking up to Russian President …

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Trump’s falsehoods about NATO become more brazen (and alarming)

Donald Trump hosted a brief press conference alongside Italian Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte at the White House yesterday, and they fielded a …

Donald Trump

Former CIA Director, John Brennan on North Korea building new missiles

John Brennan, former CIA Director joins Andrea Mitchell, commenting on signs that North Korea is continuing to build new missiles. Brennan says, “I …

North Korea

Jury selected in first day of Manafort trial

A jury of 12 individuals, six men and 6 women, plus 4 alternates, has been seated for the trial of Paul Manafort. NBC's Ken Dilanian reports.

Paul Manafort

Bombshell Report Offers ‘Strongest Evidence to Date Implicating’ Trump in Criminal Obstruction: 'All But Inevitable'

Among other things, “previously undisclosed evidence indicates" Donald Trump "was fully informed that Flynn was the target of prosecutors.”An …

Donald Trump

Senator admits he's been targeted by possible Russian hackers

Senator Heinrich, Democrat from New Mexico and a member of the Intelligence Committee, gives insight into Russian hacking and admits he and his …

Manafort drops appeal of civil case against Mueller

<b>(CNN) —</b> Former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort on Monday gave up his effort to challenge special counsel Robert Mueller in civil court.<p>Manafort has withdrawn his appeal of a judge's decision to throw out his civil lawsuit against Mueller, according to court filings.<p>"It is hereby stipulated …

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Trump says collusion is not a crime as first Russia probe trial begins

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - President Donald Trump again attacked Special Counsel Robert Mueller's probe into Russia and the 2016 U.S. election on Tuesday, reiterating that his campaign did not collude with Moscow and saying collusion is not a crime anyway.<p>Trump commented hours before his former …

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In a new book, Bob Woodward plans to reveal the ‘harrowing life’ inside Donald Trump’s White House

In the worldwide capital of leaks and anonymous dishing that is Washington, secrets can be almost impossible to keep.<p>But somehow over the past 19 months, the fact that America’s most famous investigative journalist was quietly chipping away at a book that delves into the dysfunctions of President …

Donald Trump

Even Trump’s allies question some of his Russia scandal denials

Donald Trump has insisted, on multiple occasions, that he wasn’t told about the June 2016 meeting at Trump Tower between top members of his team and …

Donald Trump

Trump blasts media as 'unhinged' and 'crazy'

President Donald Trump blasted the media as "unhinged" and "crazy" on Tuesday morning, adding that news organizations ruin the lives of "innocent" people as he continues his long-running battle with the fourth estate.<p>"The Fake News Media is going CRAZY! They are totally unhinged and in many ways, …

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Russia dumped 84% of its American debt. What that means

Russia has rapidly sold off the vast majority of its stash of American debt.<p>Between March and May, Russia's holdings of US Treasury bonds plummeted by $81 billion, representing 84% of its total US debt holdings.<p>The sudden debt dump may have contributed to a short-term spike in Treasury rates that …

Central Banks

In a new tweetstorm, Trump gives his voters the middle finger

<b>THE MORNING PLUM:</b><p>This morning, President Trump admitted that the “globalist” Koch brothers “love” his economic agenda of “Tax & Regulation Cuts.” But, as useful an admission as that is, the two tweets he issued about Charles and David Koch actually go considerably further than that in revealing the …

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The secret Donald Trump and Rudy Giuliani know about the Russia probe

<b>(CNN) —</b> The biggest misconception surrounding the special counsel probe into Russian interference in the 2016 election is that it will likely end in some sort of legal proceeding involving President Donald Trump. It won't -- for a bunch of reasons, the most important of which is that Robert …

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Rudy Giuliani just obliterated the goal posts on Trump-Russia collusion

President Trump's defense in the Russia investigation has been a study in goal-post moving — constantly watering down previous denials and raising the standard for what would constitute actual wrongdoing.<p>But rarely has it been so concentrated in one morning.<p>Trump's lawyer/spokesman Rudolph W. …

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House of charlatans: Rep. Jim Jordan follows his President down a dark road

From their perches on the House Oversight Committee, Reps. Jim Jordan and Mark Meadows have been busy worker bees, attempting to sabotage Robert …

Donald Trump

Trump Org 'bookkeeper' is actually a right-hand man

<b>(CNN) —</b> Sometimes in the news, a bombshell really is a bombshell.<p>It is difficult to overestimate the importance of Allen Weisselberg, the Trump Organization's chief financial officer, being subpoenaed to testify before the grand jury empaneled in the Michael Cohen investigation in the Southern …

Donald Trump

Last Night’s Lunar Eclipse Was Fun, But the Next One Is Going to Be a Super Moon

It's a hard act to follow, but not for a super moon.<p>The full moon on the night of July 27 offered a rare sight for stargazers, presenting the longest …

Supermoon

Trump and Son at Legal Risk If Found Lying About Russia Meeting

President Donald Trump faces potential legal and political danger if it’s proven he knew in advance about a meeting his son and campaign aides had …

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