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Trump says "big results will come" with Putin

Wednesday  13:32,   18 july 2018
reuters

U.S President Donald Trump said Wednesday he got on well with Russian President Vladimir Putin at their summit in Finland and "big results will come"."So many people at the higher ends of intelligence loved my press conference performance[...]
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Lieberman slams Ocasio-Cortez, urges voters to pick Joe Crowley

Wednesday  10:15,   18 july 2018
foxnews

A former Democratic Senator and Vice President candidate Joe Lieberman came out swinging against New York Democratic Socialist Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez and urged voters to vote for defeated top Democrat Joe Crowley who will appear on the ballot of[...]

Ex-CIA chief: I'm laughing at Trump

Wednesday  05:55,   18 july 2018
thehill

Former CIA Director Michael Hayden on Tuesday said he was among those "laughing at" President Trump following blowback to his comments about Russia's election interference during a press conference this week.Trump has been roundly[...]

Analysis: For Republicans, ‘The Dam Has Broken.’ But for How Long?

Wednesday  05:30,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Never in anyone’s lifetime has a president engendered such a wave of discussion about whether his real loyalty was to a foreign power over his own country.WASHINGTON — After 17 months, three weeks and six days of Donald J. Trump’s tumultuous[...]

Onetime Trump critic Roby wins Republican runoff in Alabama

Wednesday  04:51,   18 july 2018
msn

U.S. Rep. Martha Roby won Alabama's Republican runoff on Tuesday, fighting through lingering fallout from her years-old criticism of then-candidate Donald Trump in a midterm contest that hinged on loyalty to the GOP president.The four-term[...]

Dan Coats, the Intelligence Chief, Finds His Voice. Will It Anger Trump?

Wednesday  03:40,   18 july 2018
nytimes

Mr. Coats has emerged to more publicly defend the intelligence agencies — under a president who has long denigrated them.Throughout Dan Coats’s career in public service, as a senator and now as the director of national intelligence, he has prided[...]

Trump printout of Putin comments includes handwritten 'there was no collusion'

Wednesday  02:30,   18 july 2018
thehill

Trump apparently ad-libbed that “other people” also could have been involved in efforts to meddle in the 2016 election.Trump spoke to reporters at the White House on Tuesday where he read from a series of printed pages. He emphasized that he accepts [...]

Linda Sánchez launches bid for Democratic caucus chair

Wednesday  01:10,   18 july 2018
cnn

California Rep. Linda Sánchez announced on Tuesday that she plans to run for the position of House Democratic Caucus Chair, launching a bid to take over Rep. Joe Crowley's leadership role following his stunning primary defeat last month. [...]

Sparks fly at hearing on anti-conservative bias in tech

Wednesday  00:00,   18 july 2018
thehill

Lawmakers clashed Tuesday at a contentious hearing over claims that social media platforms and tech companies are biased against conservative viewpoints.Republicans on the House Judiciary Committee said the hearing addressed a serious issue. But[...]

‘Something Just Snapped’: OH GOPer Quit ‘Immediately’ After Trump Presser

Tuesday  23:20,   17 july 2018
talkingpointsmemo

The chairman for Ohio’s Belmont County Republicans was sitting in his law firm’s office on Monday when the press conference between President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin began.At the time the local GOP official, Chris Gagin, [...]

Trump Now Says He Accepts U.S. Intelligence Reports on Russian Election Meddling

Tuesday  22:25,   17 july 2018
nytimes

Mr. Trump was widely criticized — including by many in his own party — for what had been viewed as his unprecedented deference to the Russian president on Monday.WASHINGTON — President Trump on Tuesday said he “accepts” the conclusion of his own[...]

Lawmakers warn Trump tariffs threaten local newspapers

Tuesday  22:11,   17 july 2018
msn

About a dozen members of Congress warned Tuesday that newspapers in their home states are in danger of reducing news coverage, laying off workers or going out of business if the United States maintains recently imposed tariffs on Canadian [...]

Leading Republicans urge IG to probe Rosenstein over alleged threats to Congressional staffers

Tuesday  14:33,   17 july 2018
foxnews

House Freedom Caucus leaders Reps. Mark Meadows and Jim Jordan on Monday sent a letter to DOJ Inspector General Michael Horowitz to investigate whether Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein threatened congressional staffers with “subpoena” earlier [...]

Summit takeaways: Trump doubts intel, plays trusting partner

Tuesday  13:40,   17 july 2018
msn

President Donald Trump's first summit with Russia's Vladimir Putin left a wake of confusion and outrage in the U.S.After a remarkable 45-minute joint press conference, the White House struggled to explain why Trump aligned so closely with[...]

Once a Trump critic, Ala. rep faces runoff with his support

Tuesday  13:27,   17 july 2018
thehill

Rep. Martha Roby is favored to prevail in Tuesday’s GOP primary runoff in Alabama, with President Trump’s endorsement — and deep-pocketed Washington allies — providing critical support to the one-time Trump critic. Roby, now in her fourth term in[...]