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#MeToo men are trying to make a comeback -- this veteran journalist has a better idea

The list of powerful men who’ve had to resign amidst allegations of abuse seems endless and seemingly without political bias: from right-wing …

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Sarah Sanders was reportedly so frustrated over being kept in the dark during the Rob Porter scandal that she publicly 'cursed and yelled' at the White House counsel

White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was so frustrated over being kept in the dark at the height of the scandal surrounding former staff secretary Rob Porter that she publicly blew up at the White House counsel Don McGahn, The Washington Post reported.<p>A dozen West Wing staffers heard …

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Biden on Porter's access to the President: "I can't explain it'

Speaking at the Penn Biden Center, former Vice President Joe Biden talks to NBC's Andrea Mitchell about Rob Porter's access to President Donald Trump.

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NBC: John Kelly Called Trump ‘Idiot,’ Disparages Women

White House Chief of Staff John Kelly refers to President Trump as an “idiot,” repeatedly casts himself as a savior, and puts down women as being …

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John Kelly calls Trump an 'idiot' while casting himself as America's savior. Save it, John.

Kelly has told aides multiple times that women are more emotional than men, including at least once in front of the president, four current and …

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WATCH: All-woman MSNBC panel calmly destroys John Kelly for thinking women are 'more emotional'

One of the big revelations from the in-depth NBC report on Donald Trump’s frayed relationship with Chief of Staff John Kelly is the extent to which …

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John Kelly Called Trump An 'Idiot' Too

NBC News is reporting from multiple sources that Trump's chief of staff Gen. John Kelly has called the president an <i>idiot</i> characterizing himself as …

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Daily Kos Radio's KITM podcast (AUDIO): Kagro in the Morning, Friday April 27, 2018

Dems in disarray! No! No, no, no.<p>Maybe a little, little bit. Aided by <b>Armando</b>, <b>David Waldman</b> does his best to rearray us all, or at least straighten us …

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The White House knew about Rob Porter's abuse allegations for nearly a year before he resigned

The FBI warned the White House of former staff secretary Rob Porter's abuse allegations in three separate reports months before he resigned, <i>The New</i> …

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NEW DAY<p>Reports Indicate Possible White House Discussions of Replacing John Kelly; White House and FBI Timelines on Reporting of Rob Porter's Background Conflict. Aired 8-8:30<p>Aired February 14, 2018 - 8:00 ET<p>THIS IS A RUSH TRANSCRIPT. THIS COPY MAY NOT BE IN ITS FINAL FORM AND MAY BE …

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The White House apparently knew about Rob Porter's abuse allegations for nearly a year before he resigned

The FBI warned the White House of former Staff Secretary Rob Porter's abuse allegations in three separate reports months before he resigned, <i>The New</i> …

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Reports: FBI Told WH About Rob Porter Abuse Allegations Last March

The White House received information on Rob Porter's domestic abuse a long time before he was fired, according to the FBI.<p>The FBI reportedly says …

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In Trump’s White House, even the policy guys aren’t policy guys

Donald Trump’s White House is dysfunctional for a variety of reasons, but the near-constant staff churn has clearly taken a toll. <i>Politico</i> reported …

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This handy graphic explains how federal security clearances really work

In late February, more than 30 aides to President Donald Trump had their security clearances downgraded, losing their top-secret level access.<p>White House senior adviser Jared Kushner was one of the most prominent individuals who lost their top-level clearance that month as the Trump administration …

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Qantas bid triggers Mackay CBD high-rise plans

DEVELOPERS are lining up to build CBD high-rises to house the hundreds of pilots that will flood the region in the event the city's pitch for the …

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These Michael Cohens want you to know that they are not that Michael Cohen

Michael Cohen, right, executive vice president of the Trump Organization and special counsel to Donald Trump, arriving at Trump Tower, in New York …

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Trump seethes, and the rest of us should tremble

“An attack on our country.”<p>That’s a blunt, unqualified phrase that you associate with planes dropping bombs or tearing into skyscrapers. It’s also an …

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Here Are All the Officials Who Have Left the Trump White House

Steve Bannon<p>John Bolton<p>Tom Bossert<p>Andrew Bremberg<p>Gary Cohn<p>Kellyanne Conway<p>Reed Cordish<p>Rick Dearborn<p>John DeStefano<p>Mike Dubke<p>Michael Flynn<p>Jason …

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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Gloats After FBI Raids Michael Cohen

“It has ALWAYS been about the threats, cover-up and the lies that have been told to the American people,” tweets Michael Avenatti<p>Stormy Daniels’ …

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The Trump-Fox Feedback Loop Is Getting Scarier by the Day

One of the most well-traveled media narratives of the Trump presidency has been the one about the moderating influences that save Donald Trump from …

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Other Michael Cohens Want You To Know That They Are Not That Michael Cohen

(JTA) — The FBI’s raid on the offices of President Trump’s personal lawyer, Michael Cohen, has unsettled the White House, the markets — and other men …

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Please stop tweeting at sportswriter Michael Cohen, he's not Donald Trump's lawyer

From the Wrong Person, Twitter files, which includes Gerry Sandusky (who is not Jerry Sandusky): Say hello to Michael Cohen.<p>No, not the Michael Cohen, President Donald Trump’s personal lawyer whose offices were raided on Monday by FBI agents.<p>This is Michael Cohen, the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel …

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Dems and EPA Insiders Lose It Over Trump's Decision to Keep Pruitt

Democratic lawmakers and career officials at the EPA are grasping at straws to understand why President Donald Trump is sticking by one of his most …

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Trey Gowdy: ‘I don’t have a lot to show for the last seven years’

‘Depending on how you judge the purpose of the Benghazi investigation, I think a lot of people would say I was a loser.’<p>That’s South Carolina …

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Panetta: Kelly has become a 'virtual White House intern'

Former chief of staff to former President Clinton, Leon Panetta, told The Washington Post that as chief of staff John KellyJohn Francis KellyMORE …

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Report: Kelly Blew Up at Trump in Oval Office, May Have Threatened to Quit

With President Trump feeling increasingly liberated from the constraints of the White House, or of normal human behavior, it was only a matter of …

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REVENGE! The amazing twisted saga of Dravis, Porter, Hicks and Lewandowski

Back in 2017, the recently resigned EPA Associate Administrator Samantha Dravis was White House Staff Secretary Rob Porter’s longtime girlfriend, and …

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Stormy Daniels' Lawyer Says Trump Denial Helps Her Case 'Exponentially' (Video)

The president denied knowledge of a $130,000 payment to adult film star, his first public acknowledgement of the matter<p>On Thursday, Donald Trump …

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Rob Porter Is Source of Leaks About Pruitt

“Rob Porter, a top former aide to President Donald Trump who was fired earlier this year over domestic abuse allegations, is reportedly a source of …

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