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The past 72 hours in Sarah Sanders’s dinner and the civility debate, explained

Monday  20:32,   25 june 2018

The White House press secretary tried to get dinner on Friday, and we’ve been talking about it for three days.When the owner of Red Hen, a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, politely asked the White House press secretary to leave her establishment,[...]

Ex-Trump campaign manager Manafort to appeal jailing order

Monday  20:28,   25 june 2018

<p>Lawyers for Paul Manafort, Donald Trump's former presidential campaign manager, said on Monday they plan to appeal a judge's decision to jail Manafort while he awaits a criminal trial in Washington later this fall.</p>Judge Amy[...]

Every June 26 primary election you should know about, briefly explained

Monday  19:23,   25 june 2018

Voters head to the polls in New York, Utah, Colorado, Oklahoma, and Maryland.There’s a slew of important Democratic primaries to watch as the party keeps up the push for a “blue wave” this fall. In New York, Colorado, and Maryland, Democrats are[...]

Majority of Americans approve of Trump's handling of the economy for the first time: CNBC survey

Monday  19:15,   25 june 2018

For the first time since he took office, the CNBC All America Economic Survey shows more than half of the public approving of the job President Trump is doing handling the economy and it appears to be having an impact on his overall approval rating[...]

Spokesman Says Arrington ‘100 Percent’ in House Race Despite Wreck

Monday  17:06,   25 june 2018

A spokesman for South Carolina Rep. Katie Arrington said she is “100 percent” still in the race for Rep. Mark Sanford’s House seat despite a fatal car wreck in which she was injured Friday which will sideline her for a few weeks. Arrington had two[...]

Trump tweets that legal process for immigrants 'is not the way to go': What we know now

Monday  16:31,   25 june 2018

President Donald Trump on doubled down Monday on his weekend tweet suggesting that undocumented immigrants be sent home with a hearing if they entered without passing through a legal port of entry. Trump tweeted Monday that people "simply must be[...]

The pretty dramatic New York House primary elections, explained

Monday  16:26,   25 june 2018

Michael Grimm and Joe Crowley headline a raucous primary day in the Empire State.At least five House seats in the Empire State should be competitive in the fall. But Tuesday’s primary races aren’t just important — they’re also pretty dramatic.[...]

Robert Mueller Wants to Talk to Roger Stone’s Comedian Frenemy

Monday  16:26,   25 june 2018

The comedian told The Daily Beast that he won’t talk to the special counsel unless he gets subpoenaed. “The last thing that I would like to be known as is a rat,” Credico told The Daily Beast. “I didn’t talk to the House committee and I’m not going [...]

Trump: 'Dirty' restaurant that refused to serve Sanders 'needs a paint job'

Monday  15:16,   25 june 2018

President Trump on Monday said the Virginia restaurant that refused to serve White House press secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders is "dirty" and "needs a paint job.""The Red Hen Restaurant should focus more on cleaning its filthy[...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump's mixed signals on immigration, NKorea

Monday  15:09,   25 june 2018

President Donald Trump is making broad generalizations about people who arrive illegally in the United States, casting them all as violent criminals when statistics say otherwise. He's also suggesting that a newly signed executive order would solve [...]

Trump looks to make more history, this time with Putin

Monday  14:01,   25 june 2018

Fresh off a meeting with North Korean leader Kim Jong Un that saw history-making images plastered on screens around the globe, President Trump is zeroing on another headline-making summit - one with Russian President Vladimir[...]

House Republicans worked all weekend but still not clear if the votes are there for immigration bill

Monday  14:01,   25 june 2018

House Republicans will push ahead this week with a vote on their own compromise immigration bill that still faces long odds in the chamber despite last-minute delays and a rush to make changes. Over the weekend, aides and members worked to see if[...]

After family separation crisis, Trump returns to his tried-and-true tactic -- ratchet up the rhetoric

Monday  09:20,   25 june 2018

President Donald Trump has hit on a new exit strategy as he struggles to mitigate the most disorientating political crisis of his presidency: the splitting up of undocumented migrant families. His obvious conclusion is that even though his hardline[...]

Trump lends support to McMaster in South Carolina runoff

Monday  07:40,   25 june 2018

President Donald Trump supports incumbent Gov. Henry McMaster in the upcoming runoff primary in South Carolina Tuesday. He was one of Trump's earliest supporters when he ran for president.&nbsp;The president has already made his pick:[...]

GOP House candidate Katie Arrington undergoes surgeries after car crash

Monday  05:55,   25 june 2018

South Carolina lawmaker and Republican U.S. House candidate Katie Arrington underwent two major surgeries Sunday, two days after she was seriously injured in a car accident. Spokesman Michael Mule said the initial surgery was a follow-up to initial[...]