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Theresa May: Trump told me to sue the EU instead of negotiating Brexit

British Prime Minister Theresa May said Sunday that President TrumpDonald John TrumpReporters defend CNN's Acosta after White House says he …

britain

GOP senator: Trump’s policies doing 'permanent damage'

Sen. Ron JohnsonRonald (Ron) Harold JohnsonGOP senators introduce resolution endorsing ICE GOP senator: Trump admin's handling of migrant family …

Donald Trump

HHS defends decision to shorten family reunification vetting process

The Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) is defending its expedited plan to reunite separated migrant children with their parents, claiming …

Immigration

Elon Musk donated nearly $40K to Republican PAC, filings show

Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk was one of the top 50 donors last quarter to a political action committee (PAC) aimed at maintaining Republican …

Elon Musk

Facebook wants to cut down on misinformation. So why isn’t it doing anything about Infowars?

Facebook has spent much of the last year and a half attempting to tamp down the spread of false and malicious information that bloomed on its platform during the 2016 election.<p>After a slew of negative publicity, the company adjusted its algorithms, sought to study the political effects of …

Internet

London police arrest two at pro-Trump rally

Two people were arrested at a pro-Trump rally in London on Saturday, a day after hundreds of thousands took to the streets of the city to protest the …

Donald Trump

Trump blames Obama for Russian election meddling

The president asked why the Obama administration didn't 'do something about' Russia's cyberattacks.<p>President Donald Trump on Saturday blamed the Obama administration for the actions of 12 Russian military officials indicted by special counsel Robert Mueller for hacking the Democratic National …

Donald Trump

The Trump tax cuts still aren't helping regular folks

Seven months after they went into effect, the Trump tax cuts are sharply boosting corporate earnings.<p>Ordinary Americans are still waiting.<p>A quarterly …

Economics

Trump ambassador pressured UK on treatment of jailed anti-Islamic activist: report

President TrumpDonald John TrumpFranken offers Dems a line of questioning for Kavanaugh's 'weirdly specific bit of bulls---' Midterm primary turnout …

Trump Administration

Illinois governor profits off ICE detention center contracts

CHICAGO — Gov. Bruce Rauner this year reported a profit from a private equity fund that owns a health care group servicing U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention centers, including facilities that hold immigrant families with children.<p>In his most recent statement of economic interests, …

Immigration

Maryland AG probing Russian oligarch's purchase of state election system software

Maryland's attorney general has launched an investigation after it was revealed that a Russian investor had purchased a software company that runs …

civics

Teen struggles to prove she's a legal citizen to Colorado DMV

AURORA, Colo. — A recent Legacy High School graduate has a problem.<p>"I actually want to sell some of my cards. I want to get rid of my massive …

Heating

Ex-GOP lawmaker: Strzok hearing 'was a humiliating day' for Republicans

Former Rep. David Jolly (R-Fla.) on Friday slammed GOP lawmakers for their behavior during a public hearing with FBI agent Peter Strzok, saying "it …

Donald Trump

Mueller indictments: Congressional candidate asked Russian operatives for info on opponent

A U.S. congressional candidate contacted Russian operatives in 2016 and successfully obtained damaging stolen information on their opponent.<p>The …

Government

Immigrant father says he was separated from child, despite Trump order ending separations

A man who was referred for prosecution for illegally entering the U.S. is alleging that he was separated from his daughter, after President …

Immigration

Probe found Fla. police chief told officers to pin unsolved crimes on random black people: report

The police chief in a small Florida town is accused of encouraging his officers to pin unsolved crimes on random, nearby black people so the …

Crime

Trump promises to release recording that proves he was victim of ‘fake news,’ but White House won't provide the tape

WASHINGTON — President Trump stood alongside British Prime Minister Theresa May in a press conference Friday and disputed reports that he criticized …

Donald Trump

Kentucky governor under fire after saying black kids playing chess 'not something you necessarily would have thought of'

Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin (R) is facing scrutiny after he appeared in a promotional video in which he seemed surprised that black schoolchildren play …

Kentucky

Report: Pence family's failed gas stations cost taxpayers $20 million

Vice President Mike Pence turns nostalgic when he talks about growing up in small-town Columbus, Indiana, where his father helped build a Midwestern …

Mike Pence

How the Mueller News Is an Indictment of…Donald Trump and His GOP Enablers

The latest news from special counsel Robert Mueller is a stunning indictment of…President Donald Trump and his Republican minions. For almost two …

Donald Trump

Trump won't rule out ceasing military exercises if Putin asks

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> President Donald Trump capped off his dramatic appearance at the annual NATO summit in Brussels, Belgium, on Thursday by teasing another controversial possibility, saying he would not rule out ceasing NATO military exercises in the Baltic States if Russian leader Vladimir Putin …

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House conservatives prep push to impeach Rosenstein

House conservatives are preparing a new push to oust Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein, according to three conservative Capitol Hill sources — putting the finishing touches on an impeachment filing even as Rosenstein announced the indictment of 12 Russian intelligence officers for interfering …

Donald Trump

Mueller’s Latest Indictments Show That ‘Witches’ Are Very Real

Four vital takeaways from today’s charges<p>Earlier today the Grand Jury for the District of Columbia charged twelve Russian intelligence officers with …

Donald Trump

What Putin Wants From Trump

The U.S. President wants better relations. The price will be high.<p>Donald Trump meets Vladimir Putin Monday in Helsinki, and if the U.S. President has an agenda beyond dominating the headlines and taunting his domestic opponents, it isn’t apparent. That won’t be the case with Mr. Putin, who has …

Donald Trump

The Day Trump Asked Russia To Hack Hillary's Emails...Russians Tried To Hack Hillary's Emails

Russian military officers allegedly made fresh attempts to hack Clinton campaign emails the same day Trump made his infamous "Russia, if you're listening" comments.<p>"Russia, if you're listening, I hope you're able to find the 30,000 emails that are missing," then-candidate Donald Trump said at a …

Donald Trump

Mueller: Russian officers launched leaks website in June 2016

Russian intelligence officers allegedly launched a website in June 2016 to release emails stolen from Clinton campaign officials, special counsel …

Donald Trump

We aren't talking enough about the fact that today we found out that the Russian government stole the identities of 500,000 American voters AND hacked a company used to VERIFY voter registration. Trump only won by 70,000 votes in 3 states. https://t.co/xH8LEncjkw

Ex-Novartis CEO sent drug pricing proposal to Cohen

Democrats are accusing a major pharmaceutical company of trying to influence the Trump administration's plan to lower drug prices.<p>Emails obtained by …

Trump Administration

Wells Fargo finds even more customers that it overcharged

Wells Fargo keeps finding new parts of its vast banking empire that overcharged innocent customers.<p>On Friday, Wells Fargo (WFC) disclosed it's setting aside another $285 million to refund foreign-exchange and wealth-management clients<p>That's on top of Wells Fargo's infamous consumer scandals. The …

Finance