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DHS Says Cities Hid 142 Suspected Gang Members From Deportation

City and country governments ignored federal “detainer” requests and released 142 suspected members of MS-13 and other criminal gangs in the eight …

Immigration

Meet the Vulture Capitalists Who Savaged ‘The Denver Post’

Julie ReynoldsStop Alden Global Capital before it kills again.The post Meet the Vulture Capitalists Who Savaged ‘The Denver Post’ appeared first on …

Real Estate

Ivanka Trump Slammed As Fake Secretary Of State In Peru By Twitter

First daughter Ivanka Trump is being accused of acting like the U.S. secretary of state in Peru, where she is attending a conference that her father …

Improper payments from Medicaid skyrocket to over 36 BILLION dollars

Improper payments made by the Medicaid program climbed from approximately $29,149,680,000 in fiscal 2015 to $36,731,130,000 in fiscal 2017, according …

Trump Lawyer Michael Cohen Under Criminal Probe

NEW YORK—Federal prosecutors said in a court filing Friday that the criminal probe that led them to raid the offices of President Donald Trump’s …

Corruption

Mark Cuban says someone has to say 'don't listen to the president'

Kevin O’Leary, O’Shares ETFs chairman, discusses an exchange with 'Shark Tank' co-host Mark Cuban about President Trump making impulsive economic …

Mark Cuban

A West Wing aide summed up the chaos in Trump's White House in one striking quote

President Donald Trump is increasingly acting on his own impulses, rather than in accordance with any strategic plan or the advice of his top aides, according to a Thursday Washington Post report.<p>The president has been consumed by foreign policy concerns, including possible US military action in …

Donald Trump

How Paul Ryan lost and Donald Trump won in the fight for the future of the GOP

<b>(CNN) —</b> Speaker Paul Ryan's decision not to seek an 11th term this fall sends a chilling signal to Republicans hoping to keep control of the House in November while also illustrating the impossibilities of serving as an elected GOP leader in Donald Trump's Washington.<p>"This morning Speaker Ryan …

Republicans

'We categorically want to avoid confrontation with Russia' – NATO deputy chief

Deputy Secretary General of NATO Rose Gottemoeller says that the Alliance does not wish to face military conflict with Russia, but still blames it …

George W. Bush Aide Gives Mark Zuckerberg Crash Course in Communication Skills Before Congressional Hearing

A former special assistant who served under President George W. Bush is giving Mark Zuckerberg a crash course in communication skills before the …

Social Media

Former EPA head compares security detail to Pruitt’s

EPA Chief Scott Pruitt continues to face controversy over tax-payer funded trips and a cut-rate apartment rental tied to a Washington lobbyist. …

Scott Pruitt

Will Trump Really Fire Mueller? And 3 More Key Questions After Monday’s Raid

The FBI’s raid on Michael Cohen is by no means the end<p>The FBI raid on Michael Cohen’s office and hotel is not a <i>Trump v. Mueller</i> thing, although …

Donald Trump

Sarah Sanders says Trump ‘has the power’ to fire Mueller: The ‘attack on our country’ has ‘gone too far’

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders on Tuesday insisted that the investigations into President Donald Trump’s campaign and …

Donald Trump

Fox head Rupert Murdoch’s headquarters in London raided by investigators: report

The London headquarters of Fox boss Rupert Murdoch were raided by investigators working for the European Commission, the Telegraph reports. The …

Rupert Murdoch

Ted Cruz Grills Zuckerberg on Facebook Censorship: Who Moderates Your Moderators?

While other senators on today’s committee on Facebook panicked about “hate speech” and “fake news,” Texas Senator Ted Cruz, alone, grilled Zuckerberg …

Internet

Cohen raid ignites Trump's rage and sparks speculation

<b>(CNN) —</b> It was a photo-op meant to portray President Donald Trump at his most commanding: Flanked by senior military leaders, Trump was there to plot America's response to a suspected chemical gas attack in Syria.<p>Instead, his boiling display in the White House Cabinet Room on Monday evening only …

Donald Trump

A debt crisis is coming. But don’t blame entitlements.

<i>Martin Neil Baily, Jason Furman, Alan B. Krueger, Laura D’Andrea Tyson and Janet L. Yellen are all former chairs of the White House Council of Economic Advisers.</i><p>The U.S. unemployment rate is down to 4.1 percent, and economic growth could well increase in 2018. Consumer and business confidence is …

Economics

The GOP tax plan means short-term gains for the economy, but federal debt is primed to explode, CBO analysis says

The Republican overhaul of America's tax code and increased government spending are projected to boost economic growth to 3.3 percent this year but …

Economy

Foreigners pull back in week of record Treasuries supply

NEW YORK (Reuters) - Foreign investors and central banks purchased fewer U.S. Treasuries in late March when the government sold a record high $294 billion of debt securities, Treasury Department data released on Monday showed.<p>Market attention to foreign holdings of Treasuries has increased in …

Trump Administration

Why America’s return to $1 trillion deficits is a big problem for you

The federal government is on track to have a $1 trillion deficit in 2020 — and to continue running yawning deficits for years to come, the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office predicted Monday.<p>It’s a report that should make Americans concerned, especially younger ones.<p>On a basic level, this …

Economics

FBI raids offices, home of Trump's personal lawyer: sources

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Federal Bureau of Investigation on Monday raided the offices and home of U.S. President Donald Trump's personal lawyer Michael Cohen, law enforcement sources said, in a dramatic new development in a series of probes involving close Trump associates.<p>Cohen's lawyer, Stephen …

Donald Trump

How China and the U.S. Are Spawning a Global Rivalry Over the Seas

Amid the intense coverage of Russian cyber-maneuvering and North Korean missile threats, another kind of great-power rivalry has been playing out …

Military

House Republican has no regrets about pulling out loaded gun during event with constituents

"I'm tired of the NRA being demonized," Ralph Norman said.<p>During a Monday morning interview on <i>Fox & Friends</i>, Rep. Ralph Norman (R-SC) said he has no …

Guns

Jimmy Kimmel apologizes for jabs at Sean Hannity

Jimmy Kimmel offered to put an end to a feud between him and Fox News host Sean Hannity.<p>Kimmel took to Twitter Sunday to apologize to those he may have offended with his brash jabs at the conservative commentator during a week of verbal and social media sparring.<p>"While I admit I did have fun with …

Donald Trump

Rep. Ted Lieu Urges Trump: Keep Pruitt as Symbol of Your Administration's Corruption

Click here for reuse options! The California Democrat joked that Pruitt's continued presence will help the "Dem wave."As EPA Administrator Scott …

Scott Pruitt

Regional tensions soar in Syria as Trump threatens to strike and Iranians die in an attack

BEIRUT — The prospect of a U.S. strike on Syria in retaliation for an alleged chemical attack, coupled with a missile raid apparently carried out by Israel that killed Iranian military personnel, has underscored the risk that the conflict is on the brink of a dangerous escalation.<p>Syria and Russia …

Middle East

1 Dead After Fire Erupts on 50th Floor of Trump Tower

What to Know<p>A fire broke out at an apartment on the 50th floor of Trump Tower Saturday evening<p>A 67-year-old man in the apartment died; the Trumps …

Donald Trump

Retired General Humiliates Ivanka Trump with a Single Tweet

Does the first daughter know anything about federal child fitness programs?On Monday, Ret. Gen. Mark Hertling humiliated first daughter Ivanka Trump …

Ivanka Trump

GOP Rep. Farenthold resigns amid sexual harassment scandal

Rep. Blake FarentholdRandolph (Blake) Blake FarentholdHouse Ethics calls on Farenthold to pay back K taxpayer-funded harassment settlement Loss of …

Sexual Harassment