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Judge weakens Trump travel ban

Judge weakens Trump travel ban

Washington (AFP) – A federal judge weakened the terms of the Trump administration’s controversial travel ban on visitors from six majority-Muslim countries, dealing another legal setback to the government.

Dems Can’t Say Who Leads the Party

Dems Can’t Say Who Leads the Party

Who is the leader of the Democrats? You would think that, nine months on from their loss in the presidential election, there would be some level of consensus. And you’d be wrong.

McCain Threatens to Shut Down Trump

McCain Threatens to Shut Down Trump

Though President Donald Trump nominated top Boeing executive Patrick Shanahan to be the deputy secretary of defense in March, the prospective number two man at the Pentagon has only just sat down for Senate confirmation hearings. Now, he is at risk of being further delayed by one particular Republican senator.

Trump will host tech CEOs for new initiative

Trump will host tech CEOs for new initiative

In an effort to modernize government services, President Trump is meeting with top technology CEOs at the White House on Monday to garner new ideas to improve the White House. Spearheaded by Jared Kushner’s Office of American Innovation, the new group is called the American Technology Council.

Jeff Sessions ‘Wins This Round’

Jeff Sessions ‘Wins This Round’

On Tuesday, even the opposition establishment media had to concede that Attorney General Jeff Sessions emerged from his Senate Intelligence Committee hearing virtually unscathed.

Trump Lets Comey Testify

Trump Lets Comey Testify

White House officials announced Monday that President Donald Trump would not invoke executive privilege to stop James Comey’s testimony before the Senate Intelligence Committee this week, even though they said the president had the power to block it.

Trump withdrawing US from Paris Climate Agreement

Trump withdrawing US from Paris Climate Agreement

President Trump will pull the United States out of the Paris climate accord, he said this afternoon.

Man with Guns Arrested at Trump Hotel

Man with Guns Arrested at Trump Hotel

Law enforcement officials arrested a Pennsylvania man early Wednesday who had checked into the Trump International Hotel in Washington because he had left a semi-automatic assault style rifle, a handgun and ammunition in his vehicle. Peter Newsham, the chief of the D.C. police, told reporters Wednesday that law enforcement officials had “averted potential disaster in our nation’s capital” with the […]

Trump’s communications director is out

Trump’s communications director is out

Mike Dubke, who was on the job a little over three months. Mike Dubke, President Donald Trump’s communications director, has resigned as Trump considers a larger personnel shakeup to confront the growing scandals weighing down his administration. The veteran GOP strategist privately announced his resignation in a meeting with the president on May 18, and Trump accepted immediately, Dubke said […]

5 Takeaways From Trump’s Saudi Trip

5 Takeaways From Trump’s Saudi Trip

Below are five takeaways for political observers to note of President Donald Trump’s weekend trip to Saudi Arabia. His first foreign trip will include time in Israel, the Vatican, Belgium, and Italy. He is joined by various administration officials, including Secretary of State Rex Tillerson.