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The White House can’t hide Trump’s worry about Michael Cohen

Tuesday  04:06,   24 april 2018

The White House appears to be leaving open the door to a presidential pardon — which would only be necessary if there were a crime to pardon. “I don't think that we are going to talk about hypotheticals that don't exist right now,” Sanders told[...]

White House Said to Deter Republicans From Defending EPA Chief

Tuesday  03:25,   24 april 2018

White House officials are cautioning Republican lawmakers and other conservative allies to temper their defense of Scott Pruitt, according to two people familiar with the discussions, in a sign that administration support for the embattled EPA chief [...]

Ronny Jackson allegations threaten to upend nomination

Tuesday  03:25,   24 april 2018

Republicans and Democrats on the Senate Veterans Affairs Committee are raising concerns about allegations involving Rear Adm. Ronny Jackson , President Donald Trump's nominee to lead the department of Veterans Affairs and are reviewing them to[...]

Senators cling to a fading custom in Trump's Washington

Tuesday  03:13,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

In Trump's Washington, traditions are frail and civility a novelty. Load[...]

Michael Avenatti Releases Dropbox Folder on Hannity

Tuesday  02:05,   24 april 2018

He titled the folder "Facts Are Stubborn Things."Hannity's colleagues at Fox, specifically Brit Hume and Laura Ingraham, had been criticizing Avenatti for both his myriad media appearances and his attacks on Hannity, who was revealed to be [...]

GOP lawmakers say they've struck documents deal with Justice

Tuesday  01:53,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

<p>Two House Republican committee chairmen say the Justice Department has agreed to provide them with documents on the Hillary Clinton investigation that they've been requesting for months.</p>The deal was struck after leaders of the[...]

Lawmakers: EPA analysis said Pruitt bug sweep was inadequate

Tuesday  01:53,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

New internal documents say a sweep for hidden listening devices in Environmental Protection Agency chief Scott Pruitt's office was shoddy and wasn't properly certified under U.S. government practices.&nbsp;Load[...]

When — if Ever — Will the Super Bowl Champion Eagles Visit the White House?

Tuesday  01:53,   24 april 2018
The New York Times

In a private meeting, the owner of the Eagles called Mr. Trump’s tenure a “disastrous presidency,” using a vulgarity to emphasize “disastrous.”Springtime in Washington usually brings the blooming of cherry blossom trees and a White House visit from[...]

Colorado Supreme Court knocks US Rep. Lamborn off ballot

Tuesday  00:56,   24 april 2018
Associated Press

Colorado's Supreme Court has ruled that six-term Republican U.S. Rep. Doug Lamborn didn't qualify for his party's primary.The court ruled Monday that Lamborn's re-election campaign didn't collect enough valid voter signatures to make the [...]

Over a year into presidency, Trump hosts first state dinner

Tuesday  00:56,   24 april 2018

US President Donald Trump and First Lady Melania Trump hold their first state dinner on Tuesday, hosting the leader of America's oldest ally for a glittering event at the White House. French President Emmanuel Macron and his wife, Brigitte, will [...]

Did Michael Flynn Jr. just reveal something very, very important about the Russia investigation?

Tuesday  00:11,   24 april 2018

On Monday morning, Michael Flynn Jr., the son of President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, tweeted something very, well interesting. "American Patriot @GenFlynn did not lie to Pence (or anyone else in the admin) about his[...]

Trump ramps up personal cell phone use

Tuesday  00:10,   24 april 2018

President Donald Trump is increasingly relying on his personal cell phone to contact outside advisers, multiple sources inside and outside the White House told CNN, as Trump returns to the free-wheeling mode of operation that characterized the[...]

Reporters press Sarah Sanders on Trump tweet about ‘breeding’

Monday  23:32,   23 april 2018
The Hill

White House press secretary Sarah Hucakbee Sanders on Monday attempted to explain the meaning of one of President Trump's tweets last week in which he complained that sanctuary cities are "crime infested &amp; breeding concept."[...]

Under fire by Trump, Rosenstein moonlights at U.S. Supreme Court

Monday  22:50,   23 april 2018

<p>Only for embattled Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein could a half hour of tough questioning from U.S. Supreme Court justices be seen as a break from his stressful day job.</p>Load[...]

Justice Department report's findings clash with Jeff Sessions' actions

Monday  22:50,   23 april 2018

Some of Attorney General Jeff Sessions' moves seem to run counter to recommendations in a Justice Department-commissioned report.Load[...]