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Trump Starts to Jawbone Possible Republican Health-Bill Holdouts

Sunday  01:30,   25 june 2017
Bloomberg

(Bloomberg) -- President Donald Trump pressured the handful of Republican senators who may be planning to vote against Majority Leader Mitch McConnell’s plan to overhaul Obamacare, days before the Senate is likely to begin debate on the measure. [...]

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

Sunday  00:10,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden. Video by[...]

CIA chief: Intel leaks on the rise, cites leaker 'worship'

Sunday  00:10,   25 june 2017
Associated Press

CIA Director Mike Pompeo says he thinks disclosure of America's secret intelligence is on the rise, fueled partly by the "worship" of leakers like Edward Snowden. Video by[...]

Trump: 'Why no action' from Obama on Russian meddling?

Sunday  00:05,   25 june 2017
The Hill

President Trump on Saturday railed against former President Barack Obama for failing to act more aggressively in response to Russia's efforts to meddle in the 2016 election. "Since the Obama Administration was told way before the 2016[...]

Dems look to defense bill to put pressure on Trump

Saturday  23:20,   24 june 2017
The Hill

Democrats are pushing to make the annual defense policy bill a referendum on President Trump.Rep. Jim Langevin (D-R.I.) will take the lead on introducing an amendment on climate change in an effort to throw Defense Secretary James Mattis's words[...]

Trump just ended a long tradition of celebrating Ramadan at the White House

Saturday  23:06,   24 june 2017
MSN

It appears the modern-day White House tradition of marking Ramadan with an iftar dinner or Eid celebration has come to an end.Such entreaties were not uncommon: Jefferson frequently hosted lawmakers for political working dinners at the White House,[...]

Beyond opposing Trump, Democrats keep searching for a message

Saturday  20:45,   24 june 2017
MSN

There's a debate over how to talk about economic and cultural issues and the role of government in the age of Trump.Right now, the one discernible message is opposition to President Trump. That might be enough to get through next year’s midterm[...]

Democrats, Republicans divided on Virginia shooting motivation

Saturday  19:35,   24 june 2017
NBC News

Republicans and Democrats had different views on the causes of the shooting at a congressional baseball practice.Shoes were left at a baseball field after a shooting during a practice of the Republican baseball team at a Alexandria, Virginia, park[...]

Trump reaches out to lawmakers on health care as another says 'no'

Saturday  18:15,   24 june 2017
Reuters

President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support.President Donald Trump made calls to fellow Republicans in the U.S. Senate on Friday to mobilize support for their party's healthcare overhaul[...]

Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business

Saturday  17:50,   24 june 2017
The New York Times

The first lady chose Timothy Harleth, the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, tapping the close network of family employees.WASHINGTON — In the past, White House chief ushers have largely been public servants, military[...]

Melania Trump Hires White House Chief Usher From the Family Business

Saturday  17:50,   24 june 2017
The New York Times

The first lady chose Timothy Harleth, the director of rooms at the Trump International Hotel in Washington, tapping the close network of family employees.WASHINGTON — In the past, White House chief ushers have largely been public servants, military[...]

Analysis | Could Trump’s White House tapes ruse actually get him in legal trouble?

Saturday  17:16,   24 june 2017
MSN

Some have raised the prospect of witness tampering. Experts doubt that, but say it could feed into the obstruction of justice case. “If Gingrich’s analysis of what was going on here is accurate and were to be accepted by a finder-of-fact, then this[...]

Big cases, retirement rumors as Supreme Court nears finish

Saturday  16:20,   24 june 2017
Associated Press

The Supreme Court enters its final week of work before a long summer hiatus.The biggest news of all, though, would be if Justice Anthony Kennedy were to use the court's last public session on Monday to announce his[...]

Trump and Democrats blame Obama over Russia meddling

Saturday  15:26,   24 june 2017
Newsweek

Accusations against the former president follow a report exposing what Obama knew about Russian meddling months before the election.President Donald Trump and senior Democrats joined in blaming Barack Obama for not doing more to stop Russia[...]

Trump and Democrats blame Obama over Russia meddling

Saturday  15:25,   24 june 2017
Newsweek

Accusations against the former president follow a report exposing what Obama knew about Russian meddling months before the election.President Donald Trump and senior Democrats joined in blaming Barack Obama for not doing more to stop Russia[...]