Politics

Democrats Take Government Hostage: Threaten To Shut It Down If GOP Repeals Obamacare
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ZeroHedge | Once again Republicans have managed to box themselves in. Just as the GOP has reportedly found enough votes among conservative Republicans to pass the latest iteration of the proposed Healthcare bill, with Freedom...
Rand Paul: Real Men Cut Taxes
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Breitbart | Real men (as well as pull-no-punches women) cut taxes. The lesser mortals that tend to inhabit Washington wring their hands and get all weak in the knees when it comes to cutting taxes. Rumors are President Trump will...
Ron Paul Rages At Trump: "Assange Is A Hero... Don't Declare War On The Truth"
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RonPaulInstitute | Candidate Trump: "I Love Wikileaks."   President Trump: "Arrest Assange!" “I love Wikileaks,” candidate Donald Trump said on October 10th on the campaign trail. He praised the organization for reporting on the darker...
NSA Kept Watch Over Democratic and Republican Conventions, Snowden Documents Reveal
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TheIntercept | It was August 2004 in New York City and President George W. Bush was in town, attending the Republican National Convention at Madison Square Garden. Thousands of protesters were out in the streets in the sweltering...
Republicans Sell Access to Congressional Staffers, Flouting Cardinal Ethics Rule
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TheIntercept | Congressional Republicans are baldly enticing donors with the promise of meetings with senior legislative staff, effectively placing access to congressional employees up for sale to professional influence peddlers and...
Ex-spy admits anti-Trump dossier unverified, blames Buzzfeed for publishing
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WashingtonTimes | Christopher Steele, the former British spy who wrote the infamous anti-Donald Trump dossier, acknowledges that a sensational charge his sources made about a tech company CEO and Democratic Party hacking is unverified....
Hearing Set for Class Action Lawsuit Against DNC
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TheObserver | After deliberating since October 2016, a federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., has recently issued an order for appearance to the lawyers representing the DNC and former DNC Chair Debbie Wasserman Schultz and the...
Trump’s ‘big, beautiful wall’ collides with Congress
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Yahoo News | WASHINGTON — President Trump reportedly backed off his demand that Congress include a down payment for a wall spanning the entire U.S.-Mexico border in a crucial spending bill that must pass by Friday night to keep the...
Hawaii senators fire back at Sessions' 'island in the Pacific' comment
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TheHill | Senators from Hawaii shot back at Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Thursday after he said he was "amazed" a judge "on an island in the Pacific" could halt the president's travel order. "Hey Jeff Sessions, this #...
Bernie: "'I'm With Her' Slogan Is So Phony!...I'm Not Saying That"
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ZeroHedge | In a new book about the failed Clinton campaign entitled "Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign," Amie Parnes and Jonathan Allen reveal a story that confirms what most of us already knew about that whole...
Trump won’t definitively say he still backs Bannon
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NYPost | Washington’s rumor mill is working overtime on the fate of presidential aide Steve Bannon, who is said to be at the center of the rampant White House infighting. When I asked the president Tuesday afternoon if he still...
Liberals Call For Ouster Of Democrat Representative After She Questions Syria Attacks
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ZeroHedge | Sporting a sweet new "Resist" picture on Twitter, Neera Tanden, President of the Center for American Progress and author of numerous embarrassing email exchanges with John Podesta, called on Hawaiians to oust their...
House Intel Committee Chair Nunes Recuses Himself From Russia Probe
ZeroHedge | Another day, and another dramatic turn in the ongoing Russia-hacking story took place moments ago when the Chair of the House Intel Committee, Devin Nunes, said he would recuse himself from the the panel's probe into...
Trump Removes Stephen Bannon From National Security Council Post
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NYTimes | WASHINGTON — For the first 10 weeks of President Trump’s administration, no adviser loomed larger in the public imagination than Stephen K. Bannon, the raw and rumpled former chairman of Breitbart News who considers...
Trump flips on four policies in one day
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TheHill | President Trump on Wednesday flipped to new positions on four different policy issues, backing off of several campaign promises. In an interview and a press conference, Trump either shifted or completely reversed...
MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow Sees a “Russia Connection” Lurking Around Every Corner
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TheIntercept | One day after her network joined the rest of corporate media in cheering for President Trump’s missile attack on Syria, MSNBC’s Rachel Maddow was back to regular business: seeing Russian collaboration with Trump at work...
House Freedom Caucus member Justin Amash suggests time for Ryan ouster, blasts Trump
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CNN | Cedar Springs, Michigan (CNN)Rep. Justin Amash said Monday the solution for dysfunction in Washington likely boils down to removing House Speaker Paul Ryan and replacing him with someone who is "nonpartisan." "We need...
REPORT: Trump Considering Replacing Reince Priebus
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Axios | President Trump is considering a broad shakeup of his White House that could include the replacement of White House Chief of Staff Reince Priebus and the departure of chief strategist Steve Bannon, aides and advisers...