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Robert Mueller seeks November sentencing for Michael Flynn, signaling end of his use to Russia probe

WASHINGTON – Justice Department special counsel Robert Mueller has requested a November sentencing date for former National Security Adviser Michael Flynn, signaling that the former Army general has completed his cooperation with federal investigators in the ongoing inquiry into Russia's …

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#TFA: Omarosa says, 'We'd just hashtag it TFA and keep moving' when Trump did something 'insane'

WASHINGTON – Former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman said Sunday that she and others used #TFA in text messages, a reference to the 25th Amendment, when President Donald Trump did something "insane" or "so crazy."<p>The one-time "Apprentice" star, told MSNBC in an interview that she used the …

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‘I forget he’s even there’: Bill Shine lies low in the West Wing

The White House's new communications director is leaning on strategies that helped him succeed at Fox News.<p>Bill Shine, the White House communications director, has been on the job for almost two months. But he has yet to set up a voicemail greeting on his government-issued phone, still jokes that …

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Don McGahn Was the Most Productive Person in Trump's White House

The White House counsel outlasted many other top administration officials and oversaw judicial appointments, the president’s single biggest achievement.<p>When Don McGahn leaves the White House this fall, it will end one of the longest, and most improbably successful, stints in the Trump …

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Omarosa's 'Unhinged' lands at No. 3 on USA TODAY's books list, sells 34,000 copies

"Unhinged" by Omarosa Manigault Newman, the reality TV star's much-hyped tell-all about President Trump, makes its debut this week at No. 3 on USA TODAY's Best-Selling Books list.<p>The memoir, released on Aug. 14, sold 34,000 copies its first week, according to the Associated Press, using figures …

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Omarosa shows video of Michael Cohen on Trump's campaign plane: 'He was very involved'

After dribbling out audio tapes, ex-White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman is starting to release videos of her time working for the president.<p>On Tuesday, Manigault Newman, whose tell-all book “Unhinged” released last week, shared a new clip during an interview on MSNBC's "Hardball with Chris …

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'He lost his one black friend': Bill Maher roasts President Trump, Omarosa feud

As the feud between President Trump and Omarosa Manigault Newman heats up, so do the late night jokes about them.<p>Bill Maher took advantage of the quarreling to pick on the president during "Real Time" Friday night.<p>"Not such a good week for the president," he said. "He lost his one black …

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Stephen Colbert, Trevor Noah debate the existence of tapes of Trump saying racist things

"Late Show" host Stephen Colbert kicked off Wednesday's program with a piece of late-breaking news: White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders announcing that President Trump had revoked the security clearance of one of his most prominent critics, former CIA director John Brennan.<p>"So now …

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Penn Jillette says he knows Trump tapes exist, because 'I was in the room'

Comedian/magician and former "Celebrity Apprentice" contestant Penn Jillette has just pulled a surprising rabbit out of his hat and inserted himself in the did-Donald-Trump-speak-slurs on-"The Apprentice"? controversy roiling Washington again.<p>Yes, he says, there <i>are</i> tapes from the reality series in …

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President Trump fires back at 'wacky' Omarosa: 'Apprentice' tapes don't exist

WASHINGTON – President Donald Trump fired back at former White House staffer Omarosa Manigault Newman, who claimed she heard tapes where Trump used the "n-word" during the filming of "The Apprentice."<p>After describing the onetime "Apprentice" star as "wacky" and "vicious, but not smart" in a series …

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Omarosa tells NPR she heard tape of Trump using the N-word, contradicting her book

Did she or didn't she?<p>In an interview on Friday with NPR, former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman said she has heard President Trump on an "Apprentice" tape using the N-word.<p>But in her new memoir, "Unhinged," she never says she has heard the tape.<p>She told NPR something different on Friday. …

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Omarosa's White House book: Did she secretly tape Trump?

Omarosa Manigault Newman may have been clueless about how to play nice at the White House but she's proving to be skillful at promoting her "tell-all" book about her brief time there with leaked hints and allegations.<p>The latest semi-juicy tidbit about the forthcoming "Unhinged: An Insider's Account …

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Omarosa touts White House tell-all 'Unhinged,' urges President Trump, '#ComeClean45'

Her tell-all book on the Trump White House isn't out until Aug. 14, but Omarosa Manigault-Newman is already baiting her former boss.<p>The longtime Trump associate added the hashtag: “#ComeClean45” to a Friday tweet advertising the Amazon page for "Unhinged: An Insider’s Account of the Trump White …

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Melania Trump Reportedly Watched CNN & Donald Wasn't Having It

President Donald Trump's longstanding feud with journalists and the press — especially cable news networks — is well-known and well-documented. It …

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Critics might be panning Sean Spicer’s book, but it gets nothing but cheers at a Washington party

By Emily Heil<p>Emily Heil<p>Co-author of the Reliable Source<p>Email Bio Follow<p>Outside the walls of the Pearl Street Warehouse, the venue on the Wharf where pals of Sean Spicer gathered for a book party Tuesday night, it might have been a cold, cruel world for the former White House press secretary’s new …

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EPA sitting on warnings about cancer-causing chemical: Report

The Environmental Protection Agency is suppressing a bombshell report warning that most Americans inhale enough formaldehyde vapor to risk developing leukemia or other diseases, a former agency official and a current one told Politico.<p>A draft health assessment of the chemical was finished before …

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New leader at EPA is former coal lobbyist, Senate staffer

Gen. H.R. McMaster<p>Rob Porter<p>Tom Price<p>Sebastian Gorka<p>Steve Bannon<p>Reince Priebus<p>Sean Spicer<p>Walter Shaub<p>K.T. McFarland<p>James Comey<p>Mike Dubke<p>Katie Walsh<p>Michael Flynn<p>WASHINGTON (AP) — The new leader of the Environmental Protection Agency is a former coal industry lobbyist who helped lead an industry …

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Trump Taps Former Fox News Executive Bill Shine For White House Job

According to a statement from the White House, Shine will serve as assistant to the president and deputy chief of staff for communications.<p>President …

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Former Fox News executive Bill Shine joins White House as communications director

President Donald Trump named former Fox News executive Bill Shine as deputy chief of staff for communications, the White House announced Thursday.

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Bill Shine, accused of covering up sexual harassment at Fox News, will be White House communications director

He was ousted in May 2017 after being named in multiple lawsuits over the network’s handling of sexual harassment and racial discrimination.<p>President Donald Trump has officially tapped Bill Shine, a former Fox News executive who was close to ousted network chair Roger Ailes, as his communications …

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Trump Names Ousted Fox News Chief Shine Head Of White House Communications Team

As expected, President Donald Trump has named ousted Fox News chief Bill Shine the White House’s new communications chief. He seems to be somewhat …

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Ex-Fox News executive Bill Shine joins White House to lead comms

WASHINGTON: Former Fox News Channel executive Bill Shine has joined the Trump administration as deputy chief of staff for communications and …

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Trump says EPA Chief Scott Pruitt has resigned

President Donald Trump announced on Twitter Thursday that Scott Pruitt has resigned from his position as the head of the Environmental Protection Agency, following months of scrutiny and multiple controversies.<p>"I have accepted the resignation of Scott Pruitt as the Administrator of the …

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Trump names former Fox executive Bill Shine to key White House communications job

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named former Fox News executive Bill Shine to a key administration communications post, the White House said …

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Trump Names Former Fox Executive Bill Shine to White House Job

U.S. President Donald Trump on Thursday named former Fox News executive Bill Shine to a key administration communications post, the White House said …

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Full transcript: Pod Save America’s Dan Pfeiffer on Recode Media

His new book, “Yes, We (Still) Can,” is about his years as White House communications director and what’s next for the Democratic Party.<p>On this episode of <b>Recode Media with Peter Kafka</b>, former White House communications director Dan Pfeiffer, now the co-host of the popular liberal podcast Pod Save …

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Former Fox News president in talks for senior White House job

White House<p>Bill Shine, the former Fox News president who resigned amid sexual harassment scandals at the cable news channel, is in talks for a senior White House position, most likely a top communications role.<p>Four sources familiar with the discussions who were not authorized to speak publicly …

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Former Fox News president accepts top White House job

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Former Fox News president Bill Shine has accepted a senior position in the Trump administration, a source with knowledge of the situation told CNN Wednesday. While the details of his hiring are still being finalized, he is not expected to become the communications director -- a …

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Bill Shine Eyed for Role as White House Communications Director

WASHINGTON — Former Fox News executive Bill Shine is expected to be offered the job as the next White House communications director, succeeding Hope …

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Former Fox News president in talks to be next White House communications director

Bill Shine, the former Fox News president who resigned amid sexual harassment scandals at the cable news channel, is in talks to become the next White House communications director.<p>Three sources familiar with the discussions who were not authorized to speak publicly confirmed the talks to NBC News …

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