• Sessions slams judges for blocking Trump policies
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 02:20 PM

    Attorney General Jeff Sessions blasted federal judges Thursday for resisting policies like President Donald Trump's travel ban executive order and his decision to wind down the federal program giving quasi-legal status to undocumented immigrants known as Dreamers.In remarks to a conference at the conservative Heritage Foundation, Sessions boasted of a wide array of policy changes and retooled legal arguments pleasing to conservative legal activists, but warned that judges were obstructing some of those efforts through disruptive orders that are often nationwide in scope.

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  • Menendez gets emotional talking about Graham, Booker testimony
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 01:44 PM
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  • GAO to investigate Trump's voter fraud commission
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 01:44 PM

    The Government Accountability Office will investigate President Donald Trump's voter fraud commission, following calls from Democratic senators for the watchdog agency to look into the commission.

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  • Graham, Booker testify at Menendez bribery trial
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 10:52 AM

    Two senators — one Republican, one Democrat — testified on behalf of Sen. Bob Menendez Thursday in his federal bribery and corruption trial in Newark, a high-profile gambit by the New Jersey Democrat.Sens.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Corker: Trump feud not over secretary of state snub
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 10:13 AM

    Retiring Republican Sen. Bob Corker said Thursday that it’s “ridiculous” to believe he has become increasingly outspoken against President Donald Trump because he was passed over as secretary of state.Corker, who interviewed for the position, said Rex Tillerson “was an inspired choice” to lead the State Department.“I was thrilled with the person they selected, especially after I’ve seen how they treated him,” Corker (R-Tenn.) told MSNBC’s “Morning Joe.” “That’s a ridiculous thing.”

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  • Corker won't let Trump feud affect tax reform: 'I'm all in'
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 08:54 AM

    Bob Corker on Thursday said his personal feud with the president will not affect his vote on Senate Republicans’ plan to reform the nation’s tax code. In fact, he said, he’s “all in.”“Look, tax reform is our agenda.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • George H.W. Bush apologizes for alleged groping incident
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 07:28 AM

    Former President George H.W. Bush apologized through a spokesman Wednesday after an actress alleged that he had groped her years ago.Heather Lind, who played Anna Strong in AMC’s “Turn: Washington Spies,” wrote in a since-deleted Instagram post that the former president had “sexually assaulted” her during a photo op in 2013.

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  • Why NAFTA needs an expiration date
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 05:24 AM

    The Trump administration’s recent proposal to insert a sunset clause into the North American Free Trade Agreement shocked just about everyone in the trade world. Under the plan, the three countries would have to renew the agreement every five years—or else it would be terminated.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Mnuchin struggles to earn trust on the Hill
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 05:03 AM

    Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin is the de facto frontman for the administration’s proposed overhaul of the U.S. tax system because of his extreme loyalty to President Donald Trump and the scores of tax policy experts and economists at his command.But Mnuchin, a former investment banker and movie financier with no prior experience in Washington, hasn’t been able to overcome Republicans’ suspicion about his Wall Street background and limited conservative credentials.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • How Facebook, Google and Twitter 'embeds' helped Trump in 2016
    Thursday - 10/26/2017 - 05:00 AM

    Facebook, Twitter and Google played a far deeper role in Donald Trump's presidential campaign than has previously been disclosed, with company employees taking on the kind of political strategizing that campaigns typically entrust to their own staff or paid consultants, according to a soon-to-be released study.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share