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He speaks! Top White House aide Kushner gives rare remarks

And it is into this breach that Kushner is now stepping, Kushner's arrival and involvement in the process "raises the stakes for everyone", Shapiro said, with the president's son-in-law essentially daring each of the parties to say "no". Jared Kushner looks like a guy who is way out of his league. "I think it is certainly possible for presidents to continued to conduct foreign affairs while dea... [Full Article...]

Gunman launched into Trump tirade before congressional shooting

Gunman launched into Trump tirade before congressional shooting Among the many remaining questions is whether Hodgkinson , a 66-year-old unemployed home inspector from the St. Louis suburb of Belleville, Ill., had long planned Wednesday's assault and possibly studied the movements of lawmakers in the months he spent living in his van in Northern Virginia. [Full Article...]

Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise

Texas Republicans love Trump and Democrats don't, new poll shows — Surprise Texas voters' views of Trump roughly track the findings of the February UT/TT Poll . The same can't be said for his legislative colleagues. Patrick got good reviews from 34 percent of voters and bad ones from 36 percent; Straus had 25 percent good reviews and 29 percent negative ones. [Full Article...]

Scott: Questions need answered about health care bill

Scott: Questions need answered about health care bill Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer (D-N.Y.) announced Monday that Democrats would be utilizing new tactics in order to protest the Senate health care bill from the Republicans. The Democratic Senatorial Campaign Committee is launching digital "takeover" ads against three Senate Republicans and a governor to increase the pressure on the Senate's health-care bill at a time when activists worry t... [Full Article...]

CNN's Jake Tapper Is Confused As Hell During Interview With Trump's Lawyer

Sekulow said Trump is savvy on Twitter and reaches over 100 million people whenever he wants to get a message across on social media. Cuz the special counsel under the special counsel regulations reports still to the Department of Justice-not an independent counsel. [Full Article...]

Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s

Newt Gingrich has no shame, thinks everyone has forgotten the 90s Gingrich said that as president, Trump was well within his authority to fire the head of the Federal Bureau of Investigation. So, the fantasy that didn't occur is now being replaced by - by the way, technically, the president of the United States can not obstruct justice. [Full Article...]

Democrats' Motions, Speeches Knock GOP Health Bill for Secrecy

A few days before approving that bill on Christmas Eve, Senate Democrats added in a 383 page amendment, which included the "Cornhusker Kickback" and other provisions. The full text of the bill is expected to be released this week, lobbyists say, and a full report from the Congressional Budget Office could come early next week. [Full Article...]

Redskins owner says he's thrilled with ruling

An all-Asian rock band calling itself " the Slants " could not be denied the right to patent its name on grounds of being too offensive, the Supreme Court found in a unanimous ruling. The team has argued that its name, in use since 1933 and registered as a trademark since 1967, according to court documents, is not a slur but is meant to honor Native Americans. [Full Article...]

Courthouse shooting injures 2 deputies in Tennessee

Courthouse shooting injures 2 deputies in Tennessee The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation said on Twitter that two Coffee County deputies were injured and are undergoing medical treatment. Lucky Knott, a spokesman for the Coffee County Sheriff's Office, said an inmate at the courthouse grabbed a deputy's gun and started shooting. [Full Article...]

Ohio group vows to keep pressure on Indians logo

Ohio group vows to keep pressure on Indians logo In 2014, the Patent and Trademark Office canceled the team's registrations after five Native Americans said that the name was offensive. "I am THRILLED!" Redskins owner Dan Snyder wrote in a statement released by the team. Courts had long ruled that it didn't violate the First Amendment because it doesn't actually bar the real-life use of the offending mark, nor does it prevent the owner... [Full Article...]

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism

California mom attacked child in attempted exorcism As Felder viciously hit, bit and choked the girl, Honsal said, a crowd of 10 to 12 people arrived and saw the incident. There's a motion hearing in the divorce case scheduled in July but Kimberly Felder's attorney during a case management conference the day before the incident on the beach said he lost contact with Kimberly Felder and that he will file a motion to withdraw as counsel fro... [Full Article...]

7 dead, heavy damage to US Navy ship in collision

He said in a statement,"We are all deeply saddened by the tragic loss of our fellow shipmates". The US Navy has now confirmed that seven of the crewman on the Fitzgerald died in the incident and three injured and the bodies of the deceased crew all recovered . [Full Article...]

Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body

Assassination List Found On James Hodgkinson's Body When pressed, Sue Hodgkinson said she didn't want to discuss her husband's politics. The gunman who opened fire on Republican congress members at a baseball field in Alexandria, Virginia, critically wounding Rep. Rep. Scalise, No. 3 in the House Republican leadership, was shot in the hip. A staffer, lobbyist and Capitol Hill police officer also suffered gunshot wounds during the attack . [Full Article...]

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map

Top court to hear case that could reshape US political map The issue is reaching the high court at a time when both Republicans and Democrats have improved the art of drawing congressional and legislative maps to entrench themselves in office for a decade at a time. "The decision in this case will likely set the path for redistricting in 2020 and beyond". He could be the swing vote in the Wisconsin case. On June 6, attorneys responded to questions f... [Full Article...]

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative

Technology CEOs urged to join Trump initiative In May, Trump created an " American Technology Council ", the latest in a series of efforts to modernize the US government. The White House said expected attendees include Apple CEO Tim Cook and Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos. Intel unveiled plans at the Oval Office in February to invest more than $7 billion in an Arizona factory, a move that Trump portrayed as a win for USA workers. [Full Article...]

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage

Gerrymandering: Drawing districts for political advantage Wisconsin Republicans drew the maps in 2011 after they took full control of state government in the 2010 elections. But it is also true that statewide maps can be drawn in a way to give one party a clear advantage in most of the districts. [Full Article...]

Democrats Aim to Stymie Senate GOP's Health Care Efforts

The Republicans want to have a vote on the AHCA as early as next week, according to Chairman of the Senate Republican Policy Committee, John Barrasso (R-Wyoming). He said the entire Senate Republican conference has been "active and engaged" for months on legislation that would stabilize insurance markets, remove mandates to buy insurance, and preserve access to care for those with pre-existing... [Full Article...]

Former North Korea detainee Otto Warmbier dies

The news could lead the USA to take a tougher line on China, the hermit regime's closest ally, as the two superpowers begin high level talks this week. Warmbier was leaving North Korea on January 2, 2016, when he was detained at the airport. He said there was no reason for North Korea to keep his son's condition a secret and deny him top medical care. [Full Article...]

Flag system key to communicating rip current conditions

Flag system key to communicating rip current conditions Both Eakes and the woman were swimming in an unguarded area of the beach. Justin Eakes, 21, of Farmville, and Scott Whitford, 56, of New Bern, died within 48 hours of one another, having each chosen to try to save others at risk for drowning rather than thinking of themselves first. [Full Article...]

Ossoff gets help from Democrat who didn't win

Ossoff gets help from Democrat who didn't win A gaggle of national and foreign media looked on at both rallies, a testament to how a single congressional seat has become a dominant story in US politics. Brad Carver , the chairman of the Republican Party in Georgia's 11 Congressional District, said the shooting at a congressional baseball practice that left five people injured was an example of "left-wing extremism", a cause that has been p... [Full Article...]


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