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Rudy Giuliani's 'disgraceful' comments about Mueller could backfire on President Trump, experts say

Sunday  23:30,   12 august 2018
nydailynews

“America’s Mayor” has fully become President Trump’s pit bull. Rudy Giuliani’s public offensive against special counsel Robert Mueller and his Russia investigation may not be sound legal strategy — but his showmanship could sway the court of public[...]
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Rep. Keith Ellison Denies Accusation Of Abusing Former Girlfriend

Sunday  23:05,   12 august 2018
huffingtonpost

Rep. Keith Ellison (D-Minn.) on Sunday denied that he assaulted an ex-girlfriend, as alleged by her son in a viral Facebook post a day earlier. “I never behaved this way,” Ellison said in a statement to CBS Minnesota. “Any[...]

Against all odds: Democrats pour money into longshot races

Sunday  22:45,   12 august 2018
msn

Thara Narasimhan, who hosts an Hindu radio program in Houston, has already given $1,200 to a Democrat running against Republican U.S. Rep. Pete Olson, who once drove around his solidly conservative Texas district with a "NEVER HILLARY"[...]

670 ballots in a precinct with 276 voters, and other tales from Georgia's primary

Sunday  21:15,   12 august 2018
latimes

Habersham County's Mud Creek precinct in northeastern Georgia had 276 registered voters ahead of the state's primary elections in May. But 670 ballots were cast, according to the Georgia secretary of state's office, indicating a 243[...]

GOP chairwoman rips Omarosa over taping Kelly: 'If she broke the law, she should be prosecuted'

Sunday  20:55,   12 august 2018
thehill

Republican National Committee (RNC) Chairwoman Ronna McDaniel on Sunday suggested former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman may face criminal charges for recording Chief of Staff John Kelly in the situation room. "Who in their right mind[...]

Sen. Tim Scott says Trump taking "positive steps" in right direction on race

Sunday  19:55,   12 august 2018
cbsnews

South Carolina senator discusses president's rhetoric, policy action regarding race in America one year after violence in CharlottesvilleScott, the U.S. Senate's only black Republican member, said the president's Twitter message ahead of[...]

Omarosa: I secretly taped my firing from the Trump White House

Sunday  18:45,   12 august 2018
usatoday

Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White House chief of staff John Kelly.BRIDEGWATER, N.J. – Former presidential adviser Omarosa Manigault Newman says she secretly taped her firing by White[...]

Conway: Omarosa has 'undercut her own credibility' with book claims

Sunday  16:36,   12 august 2018
thehill

White House counselor Kellyanne Conway pushed back on Sunday against claims from former White House aide Omarosa Manigault Newman that President Trump is a racist, attacking Manigault Newman's credibility. "The first time I ever heard[...]

Rain pouring, Trump rages on Twitter and hangs with bikers

Sunday  15:20,   12 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump says he "may have to get involved" personally because he says the FBI is refusing to cooperate with a public records request for former FBI deputy director Andrew McCabe's text messages.Dozens and dozens of[...]

Case makes political comeback by winning Hawaii House primary

Sunday  13:31,   12 august 2018
thehill

Former Rep. Ed Case (D-Hawaii) is projected to win the Democratic primary for Hawaii’s 1st District, marking a political comeback.Case won the primary with 40.2 percent of the vote, according to The Associated Press.He defeated five other Democrats[...]

Ivanka Trump condemns white nationalist rallies: There is no place for neo-Nazism in US

Sunday  05:01,   12 august 2018
thehill

President Trump's daughter and senior adviser Ivanka Trump on Saturday condemned white supremacy ahead of the anniversary of last year's violent white nationalist rally in Charlottesville, Va."One year ago in Charlottesville, we[...]

Trump: Sessions is 'scared stiff and missing in action'

Saturday  23:10,   11 august 2018
thehill

President Trump ratcheted up his attacks on Attorney General Jeff Sessions on Saturday, tweeting that Sessions was "scared stiff" and "Missing in Action" in defending him amid special counsel Robert Mueller's probe into[...]

GOP lawmaker: Russian meddling fanned the flames in Charlottesville

Saturday  22:35,   11 august 2018
cnn

Republican Rep. Tom Garrett said Saturday that he was told during a briefing with the FBI director that Russian meddling played in a role in "fomenting the flames of what happened in Charlottesville," Virginia, one year ago, when a white[...]

Former Trump campaign spokeswoman blasts ‘disloyal’ Omarosa over tell-all book

Saturday  20:20,   11 august 2018
thehill

<p>Katrina Pierson is going on the offensive against Omarosa Manigault Newman, whose new tell-all book hits shelves on Tuesday.</p>Pierson slammed the former White House aide for her "disloyal" behavior in a series of tweets Friday evening,[...]

Trump praises Kanye West after Kimmel appearance

Saturday  13:52,   11 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump is thanking Kanye West after the rapper talked about his support for Trump during an appearance on ABC's "Jimmy Kimmel Live."&nbsp;"Thank you to Kanye West and the fact that he is willing to tell the TRUTH,"[...]