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Comey's memo leak contact had 'special government employee' status at FBI

Wednesday  05:30,   25 april 2018
FOX News

The Columbia law professor James Comey used as a go-between last year to leak the contents of sensitive memos to the media confirmed to Fox News on Tuesday that he previously worked as a “special government employee” (SGE) for Comey’s FBI on an[...]

Sean Hannity Responds to Michael Avenatti’s Offer to Come on His Show: Stormy’s ‘Old News’

Wednesday  05:05,   25 april 2018
Mediaite

It doesn't sound like Sean Hannity is too interested in having Stormy Daniels ' lawyer on his show.Last night Michael Avenatti extended an offer to come on Hannity’s show, and he reiterated it again on MSNBC this[...]

Pruitt’s Security Chief Moonlighted for Tabloid Publisher That Helped Trump

Wednesday  04:50,   25 april 2018
The New York Times

Pasquale Perrotta is being investigated by the E.P.A. and Congress for his outside work, which included assignments for American Media Inc., the publisher of The National Enquirer.WASHINGTON — The former Secret Service agent who leads the security[...]

Sen. Tester: VA nominee handed out prescriptions 'like candy'

Wednesday  04:35,   25 april 2018
CNN

The embattled nominee tapped to lead the Department of Veterans Affairs was known as "the candy man" inside the White House, Sen. Jon Tester said Tuesday, citing reports from individuals who raised concerns about his nomination. The[...]

Mick Mulvaney wants to shut public out of CFPB's 'Yelp' of bank complaints

Wednesday  04:30,   25 april 2018
CNN

For years, the government has operated a database of complaints about banks, mortgage lenders and student-loan service providers. But you might not be able to look through it much longer. define("homepageFinanceIndices", ["c.deferred"], function[...]

Ex-Miss Universe host: Trump stayed overnight in Moscow during 2013 trip

Wednesday  04:30,   25 april 2018
The Hill

The host of the 2013 Miss Universe pageant said Tuesday that President Trump stayed overnight in Moscow the night before the pageant.Thomas Roberts, a former NBC anchor, told the Daily Beast that he met Trump in Moscow on Nov. 8, 2013, and[...]

GOP senator: Trump's comment on Kim Jong Un 'surpasses understanding'

Wednesday  03:30,   25 april 2018
The Hill

Sen. Jeff Flake (R-Ariz.) is raising concerns about President Trump's decision to describe North Korea's leader as "very honorable," saying the comment "surpasses understanding.""I am concerned by the language used[...]

GOP-linked PAC pours money into West Virginia Senate race, to sink a Republican candidate

Wednesday  03:26,   25 april 2018
FOX News

A Super PAC with ties to the GOP establishment is trying to sink a GOP candidate in a Republican primary – again. But Don Blankenship, the target of $743,858 in attack ads paid for by the Republican leadership-linked Mountain Families PAC, insists[...]

The Latest: White House defends Veterans Affairs nominee

Wednesday  02:35,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

The White House is defending embattled Veterans Affairs nominee Ronny Jackson, pointing to his record of service as physician to Presidents Barack Obama and Donald Trump. The White House is releasing hand-written reports from the two presidents[...]

Democrat vying for House upset in Arizona GOP stronghold

Wednesday  02:30,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Voters in a Republican-heavy Arizona congressional district headed to the polls Tuesday as a Democratic newcomer looked to pull off an upset victory for an open U.S. House seat held by Republicans since the early 1980s.Hiral Tipirneni, an emergency[...]

Jeff Sessions Is Serving, and Doing His Best to Ignore, Trump

Wednesday  02:08,   25 april 2018
The New York Times

Crisscrossing the nation, the embattled attorney general praises the president for supporting law enforcement — most law enforcement, anyway.LAS CRUCES, N.M. — On an oven-hot day this month, Attorney General Jeff Sessions strode into a hotel[...]

Scott Pruitt’s Political Patron Now Questions the E.P.A. Chief’s Ethics

Wednesday  01:40,   25 april 2018
The New York Times

Senator James Inhofe, who has long championed Mr. Pruitt, now says he’d like to see an investigation into the ethical allegations against his protégé. If any prove true, he said, they could “have an effect” on Mr. Pruitt’s job.Mr. Inhofe said he[...]

First lady embraces moment in spotlight during state visit

Wednesday  01:20,   25 april 2018
Associated Press

Melania Trump is embracing her moment in the spotlight for the French president's state visit. She traded in her usual dark sunglasses for a white wide-brimmed hat that quickly became a trending topic on social media. She has thrown herself into [...]

White House doctor Jackson to fight for VA job -White House official

Wednesday  01:11,   25 april 2018
Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump's physician Ronny Jackson will not withdraw as the nominee to head the Veterans Affairs department and will fight allegations about his conduct that surfaced ahead of a Senate confirmation hearing, a White House[...]

Senate confirms Trump’s new NSA director

Wednesday  01:01,   25 april 2018
The Hill

Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone approved by the Senate to lead NSA, Cyber Command in a voice vote Tuesday.The upper chamber approved the nomination of Lt. Gen. Paul Nakasone in a voice vote Tuesday morning. Nakasone will replace outgoing NSA Director Mike[...]