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Steve Bannon has agreed to talk to special counsel Robert Mueller in the Trump-Russia probe

“Mueller will hear everything Bannon has to say,” a source close to Bannon said.<p>Stephen Bannon, President Donald Trump’s former chief strategist, has agreed to be interviewed by special counsel Robert Mueller’s team about possible collusion between the Trump campaign and Russia during the 2016 …

Politics

Steve Bannon attorney relayed questions to White House during interview, was told when not to respond: AP sources

Steve Bannon's attorney relayed questions, in real time, to the White House during a House Intelligence Committee interview of the former Trump chief strategist, people familiar with the closed-door session told The Associated Press.<p>As lawmakers probed Bannon's time working for President Donald …

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C.I.A., Donald Trump, Simone Biles: Your Wednesday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>Arrest in collapse of spy network</b><p>• It was one of the U.S. intelligence service’s worst failures in years: China dismantled American spying operations and killed or imprisoned more than a dozen C.I.A. …

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Overnight Cybersecurity: Bipartisan bill aims to deter election interference | Russian hackers target Senate | House Intel panel subpoenas Bannon | DHS giving 'active defense' cyber tools to private sector

<i>Welcome to OVERNIGHT CYBERSECURITY, your daily rundown of the biggest news in the world of hacking and data privacy. We're here to connect the dots</i> …

Kirstjen Nielsen

Evening Brief: Flags, free trade and not-so-friendly warnings

<b>Tonight’s Evening Brief is brought to you the Ottawa Economic Association (OEA). 2017 was a great year for the Canadian economy, posting the fastest</b> …

Figure Skating

Fallon parodies Trump’s ‘Fake News Awards’

Late night host Jimmy Fallon on Tuesday ridiculed President TrumpDonald John TrumpDems flip Wisconsin state Senate seat Sessions: 'We should be like …

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U.S. Treasury’s List of Putin 'Oligarchs' Jolts Russia's Elite Class

The U.S. Treasury Department is finishing its first official list of “oligarchs” close to President Vladimir Putin’s government, setting off a flurry …

Russia

Robert Mueller reportedly subpoenaed Stephen Bannon to testify before a grand jury

President Trump's former chief strategist and campaign CEO Stephen Bannon was reportedly subpoenaed last week by Special Counsel Robert Mueller to …

Robert Mueller

Sebastian Gorka repeatedly bragged about how effective he and Steve Bannon would be outside the White House

Sebastian Gorka worked with Stephen Bannon at Breitbart.com both <b>before and after</b> his brief stint in Trump's White House. In numerous television …

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Government Shutdown, California, Dolores O’Riordan: Your Tuesday Briefing

<i>(Want to get this briefing by email? Here’s the sign-up.)</i><p><i>Good morning.</i><p><i>Here’s what you need to know:</i><p><b>A lose-lose situation?</b><p>• A government shutdown, which could come at the end of this week, would bring unknown consequences for lawmakers in both parties. We clarify what’s at stake.<p>Some Democrats …

Dolores O'Riordan

Stephen Bannon just got subpoenaed again

Tuesday was apparently "Subpoena Stephen Bannon Day" in Washington, D.C. A few hours after the former White House chief strategist was subpoenaed by …

Robert Mueller

Stephen Bannon is reportedly talking to the House Intelligence Committee on Tuesday

Former Trump campaign CEO and White House chief strategist Stephen Bannon is expected to meet with the House Intelligence Committee behind closed …

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Jimmy Fallon channels James Taylor to recap Fire and Fury, playfully savage Trump

<i>Tonight Show</i> host Jimmy Fallon is the relatively apolitical late-night host, so presumably he was channeling 1970 James Taylor on Monday's show when …

Jimmy Fallon

Trump on shaky ground as critical week in Washington begins

The shortest presidential reset in American history has set the stage for a critical Washington week in which Donald Trump's role and relevance will face perhaps their toughest test yet.<p>Mr. Trump reacted to a disastrous first week of 2018 – an imbroglio over an insider account of a dysfunctional …

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Increasingly Isolated Trump Says He's No Racist

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The Trump Administration Shows The Dangers Of The Abnormal Becoming Normal

If a Lewinsky or Iran-Contra scandal happened today, then it would be forgotten within the month<p>PA Wire/PA Images<p>It takes a surprisingly short amount …

Trump Administration

Will Mitt Romney be an ally or adversary to President Trump?

SALT LAKE CITY — A few days after Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah announced that he would conclude his tenure after serving 42 years in office, the …

Elections

No Trade War With China, Barclays Predicts

With China-hater Stephen Bannon gone from the White House, coupled with the reality of the high stakes of waging true trade wars with the Chinese, Barclays is predicting an even keel in 2018 for Trump and Xi Jinping. It is more likely that cooler heads will prevail this time.<p>“In view of the recent …

Business

While Donald Trump's words are divisive and dangerous, his actions are far less reckless

One of the few consolations about the past year is that the actions of the Trump administration have been more conventional than its words. It …

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From Harry Truman’s “dumb son of a b----” assessment of General Douglas MacArthur to Dick Cheney’s rude suggestion about what Sen. Patrick J. Leahy, …

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Romney reportedly says he’s in, but whether it’s as a Trump ally or antagonist isn’t clear

SALT LAKE CITY — A few days after Sen. Orrin G. Hatch of Utah announced that he would conclude his tenure after serving 42 years in office, the …

Elections

Donald Trump Wanted ‘Bisexual Threesome’ Months After Melania Had Given Birth To Barron Trump, Report Says

Donald Trump reportedly wanted to have “bisexual threesome” months after Melania had given birth to Donald Trump, according to various sources who …

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Bill Murray triumphs in ‘SNL’ cold open, takes dig at Logan Paul

If you only see one skit from <i>Saturday Night Live</i>’s first episode of 2018, make it the cold opening.<p>Bill Murray and Fred Armisen both make guest …

Logan Paul

Trump, Hawaii, Montecito: Your Weekend Briefing

<i>Here are the week’s top stories, and a look ahead.</i><p><b>1. “You have children watching.</b> You have nations watching.”<p>That was just one of the many statements issued by lawmakers after President Trump’s vulgar comments during an immigration meeting. It came from Senator Ron Johnson, Republican of Wisconsin. …

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GUEST COLUMN: With Bannon gone, maybe a Trump coalition can emerge

<b>By Ed Rogers</b>Life is about the “net,” not the “gross.” And in that regard, Michael Wolff’s book, Fire and Fury, is a net plus for U.S. President …

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Bill Murray visits SNL as Stephen Bannon

<i>Saturday Night Live</i> opened on the set of MSNBC's <i>Morning Joe</i> this week, with Mika Brzezinski (Kate McKinnon) and Joe Scarborough (Alex Moffat) talking …

Comedy

Former Assistant U.S. Attorney Andrew C. McCarthy on MSNBC w/Hugh

The audio:01-13hhs-mccarthyThe transcript:HH: This morning, I’m joined by Andrew C. McCarthy. Andrew is a senior fellow at the National Review …

Moore supporters fire back at Richard Shelby

Supporters of former Alabama Senate candidate Roy MooreRoy Stewart MooreSeth Meyers mocks Roy Moore riding a horse to vote: ‘Two animals not allowed …

Elections

Steve Bannon suggests Trump's lawyer 'took care' of 'a hundred' women during the presidential campaign

• <b>Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon alleged that one of President Donald Trump's attorneys "took care" of 100 women during the presidential campaign.</b>• <b><br>Bannon made this claim in journalist Michael Wolff's recently published tell-all book about the Trump White House.</b>• <b><br>The comment may take on</b> …

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An Indecorous President Teaches the Press a New Word

Trump’s latest vulgarity is forcing the media to expand its vocabulary—and reevaluate decades-old pieties.<p>(A version of this column originally appeared on Poynter.org.)<p><b>Jim Schachter</b>, vice president for news at public radio station WNYC and a former longtime <i>New York Times</i> journalist, informed his …

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