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Russia-friendly Congressman under scrutiny

California Congressman Dana Rohrabacher has come under scrutiny in recent months from special counsel Robert Mueller and the Senate Intelligence …

U.S. Politics

A Federal Judge Permanently Blocks Trump’s Sanctuary Cities Executive Order As Unconstitutional

President Trump and Jeff Sessions have continued their joint quest against undocumented immigrants and the sanctuary cities that protect them. Sessions threatened to remove Justice Department grants from cities that refuse to abandon their status, and Trump issued an executive order that blocked …

News (U.S.)

Trump's return to Mar-a-Lago: No pepper spray, pocket knives or laser pointers

Members of the waterfront Palm Beach retreat say they're looking forward to seeing the president at the Thanksgiving buffet line.<p>It’s Mar-a-Lago season again.<p>President Donald Trump returns to his private Palm Beach club Tuesday for the first time since April, and several of his dues-paying members …

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Mueller investigating Kushner's communication with foreign leaders: report

Special counsel Robert Mueller’s team of investigators are looking into White House senior adviser and President Trump’s son-in-law Jared Kushner and …

Robert Mueller

How the computer revolution is deepening America's partisan divide

<b>(CNN) —</b> Add the computer and communications revolution to the list of fundamental changes that are widening the political divide between red and blue America.<p>A revealing new Brookings Institution study shows that the thriving metropolitan areas at the vanguard of the transition to the highly …

U.S. Politics

De Blasio and his administration had a warm relationship with Kushner, emails show

Long before Mayor Bill de Blasio started to define New York City as the nexus of anti-Donald Trump sentiment, the mayor and other senior officials in his administration maintained friendly relations with the president's son-in-law, Jared Kushner, and his daughter, Ivanka Trump, emails obtained …

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De Blasio to Trump: 'You are in for a big fight' on taxes

New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio (D) warned President Trump on Tuesday that he is "in for a big fight" on taxes, while also slamming Republicans …

President Trump's dark art of trolling

Every time President Trump seems to reach the deepest possible level of heedless narcissism, he goes one step lower.

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Journalist Investigating Trump And Russia Says 'Full Picture Is One Of Collusion'

"The constellation of Russian connections circling around Planet Trump is quite extraordinary," says <i>Guardian</i> reporter Luke Harding. His new book is <i>Collusion.</i>

Russia

The multiplicity of Russian contacts can’t be a coincidence

There has never been a presidential campaign with as many connections to a hostile foreign power as the Trump 2016 presidential campaign. Each day brings new revelations of foreign connections — with Russia, Russian cut-outs and/or Russian surrogates.<p>CNN’s John King recalled:<p>[Jared Kushner] failed …

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Prices at Trump hotels are plummeting

Rates have dropped significantly at all but one of President Trump's 13 hotels since he took office, <i>The</i> <i>Telegraph</i> reported Monday. The average price …

Business

Mueller Investigating Kushner’s Contacts With Israeli Officials

Investigators employed by special counsel Robert Mueller are looking into presidential adviser/son-in-law Jared Kushner’s conversations with Israeli …

Jewish Culture

DHS inspector general: Travel-ban confusion led agents to violate court order

The Trump administration’s botched rollout of its first travel ban led federal agents to violate court orders by telling airlines not to let certain passengers board U.S.-bound flights, according to an internal watchdog.<p>In a letter Tuesday, the Department of Homeland Security’s inspector general, …

News (U.S.)

Reporters Committee and Time Inc. win lawsuit to unseal records from Trump Tower class action settlement | Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press

Press Release |<p>On Tuesday, the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and Time Inc. won a lawsuit to secure the unsealing of four court …

Freedom of the Press

New Trump Hotel Set To Open In Heart Of The Mississippi Delta

Trump hotels are meant to exude a sense of luxury in some of the most exciting and exotic cities worldwide. Now the president's organization is due to open a new hotel — this time in the heart of the blues-soaked Mississippi Delta.<p>It will be the first in a new line of four-star hotels the Trump …

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Would Steven Mnuchin Receive This Kind of Press If He Were a Democrat?

What is it about that photograph of the Treasury secretary, Steven Mnuchin, and his wife, Louise Linton, holding a sheet of dollar bills that has so …

Business

Michael Flynn and the Turkish Connection

When he started investigating General Michael T. Flynn, Special Counsel Robert Mueller concentrated on his income and undisclosed contacts with …

Books

Trump’s 40-Pound Turkeys Get Nice Hotel Room That Isn’t A Trump Hotel Before Pardon: Meet Drumstick, Wishbone

President Donald Trump might be headed for a six-day vacation to Mar-a-Lago, but first he has to pardon a couple of big birds, as reported by the</i> …

Offbeat News

Trump administration takes travel ban back to Supreme Court

Justice Department asks to fully implement revised policy president issued in October<p>President Donald Trump's travel ban policy is back at the Supreme Court just weeks after the justices announced they were dumping a challenge to an earlier version of the administration's effort to crack down on …

Politics

Donald Trump is shutting down his charitable foundation

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump's charitable foundation, which last year admitted that it violated federal rules on "self-dealing," is in the process of dissolving, according to newly filed documents reviewed by NBC News.<p>The move fulfills a promise Trump made last December, when he said he …

Corruption

What Happened to the 16 Women Who Accused Trump of Sexual Misconduct

As new sexual-harassment accusations — sometimes several per day — pour out in the aftermath of the Harvey Weinstein scandal, there’s one person …

Donald Trump

Trump impeachment: House must act now to keep our Republic

There are many uncontested facts that suggest Trump is an extraordinary threat to our democracy and constitutional order. We see no reason for delay.<p>The Constitution provides that “the House of Representatives shall have the sole power of impeachment” and that “The president ... shall be removed …

News (U.S.)

Partisan division over the Russia probe imperils public hearings

Prospects for public congressional hearings featuring the president's son, Donald Trump Jr., and son-in-law Jared Kushner have grown increasingly …

Government

Activists march to raise awareness about Puerto Rico's struggles

Around 100 community leaders and activists took to the streets of Manhattan Sunday in a silent protest to raise awareness for Puerto Rico.

Caribbean

NRCC offers donors chance to win trip to Trump Hotel in Washington

The National Republican Congressional Committee (NRCC) is offering donors the opportunity to win an "all-expenses paid trip" to stay in Trump Hotel …

Elections

Poll: Donald Trump Seen As Not Fit To Be President By Nearly 60 Percent Of Voters

Three in five voters are now convinced President Donald Trump is not fit to be the nation’s commander in chief.<p>A New Quinnipiac University poll finds …

Elections

Museum of the Bible faces revelations, controversy as it opens

In the beginning, there was Hobby Lobby president Steve Green and his first purchase of a biblical artifact in 2009 that launched the Green …

Theology

Lara Trump sports little black dress for 'new parents' night out

Though first time parents Eric and Lara Trump have been busy since welcoming son Luke on Sept. 12, the couple recently treated themselves to an adults-only evening that commenced at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, D.C.<p>“Every now and again, even new parents like to get dressed up,” she …

Article: Donald Trump's Strange Bromances with Duterte and Putin

From Alternet<p>- Advertisement -<p><i>He's desperate to be liked by dictators.</i><p>Crazy Donald<br>(Image by YouTube, Channel: Lou Ko) Permission Details DMCA<p>"We've …

Liberal View

Confirm or Deny: Anne Wojcicki

<b>Maureen Dowd: Google has too much power.</b><p>Anne Wojcicki: I would say they have too much power in the real estate market and they’re driving up my rent.<p><b>In addition to a cardboard cutout of The Rock, 23andMe’s office is furnished with stuff, including a green couch, from your first New York …

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