Trump accuses Comey of illegally leaking classified information

President Trump accused former FBI Director James B. Comey of illegally leaking classified information to the media, part of an angry, early morning tweet storm on Monday as the president faces new allegations about his 2016 campaign’s contact with the Russians. “James Comey leaked CLASSIFIED INFORMATION to the media,” Trump wrote, referring to the FBI director he fired in May. “That […]

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Trump backing off idea of ‘cyber security unit’ with Russia

President Donald Trump appears to be backing away from the idea of working with Russia to create a “cyber security unit” to guard against election hacking. Trump tweeted Sunday morning about discussing such a unit with Russian President Vladimir Putin. Yet it’s Russia that U.S. intelligence officials blame for meddling in last year’s election. Widespread ridicule greeted Trump’s tweet. Republican […]

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Bill expanding U.S. sanctions against Russia stalls in House

A bill pending in Congress that would expand U.S. sanctions against Russia and require congressional approval for any lifting, suspension or termination of current sanctions by the Trump administration is being held up in the House. The Senate originally passed the legislation, which would also impose sanctions targeting Iran’s ballistic missile program, in an overwhelming 97-2 vote in mid-June. The House, however, […]

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No Evidence Undocumented Commit More Crimes

The Trump administration on Wednesday was all about crime committed by undocumented immigrants. President Donald Trump met at the White House with the victims of crimes perpetrated by undocumented immigrants, the Department of Homeland Security championed increased arrests, and the Department of Justice called for the passage of a law that would up the penalties for undocumented immigrants who attempt […]

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Kellyanne Conway Says the Senate Health Care Bill Doesn’t Cut Medicaid. That’s Not True

White House Senior Adviser Kellyanne Conway denied that the Senate’s health care bill would cut Medicaid, even though the draft revealed Thursday suggests otherwise. “These are not cuts to Medicaid,”Conway told George Stephanopoulos on ABC’s This Week.“This slows the rate for the future and it allows governors more flexibility with Medicaid dollars because they’re closest to the people in need.” But the draft of the health care […]

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