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Lara Trump blasts Omarosa ‘betrayal,’ calls latest tape a ‘fraud’

Thursday  22:57,   16 august 2018
foxnews

Lara Trump tore into her old friend Omarosa Manigault Newman on Thursday after she released a tape of the president's daughter-in-law offering her a job on the 2020 campaign shortly after being fired from the White House. “I hope it’s all worth[...]
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Kushner Foreign Policy Role Grew After Kissinger Lunch

Thursday  22:56,   16 august 2018
bloomberg

<p>In March 2016, as the U.S. foreign policy establishment shunned presidential candidate Donald Trump, his son-in-law Jared Kushner was invited to lunch for a think tank urging engagement with Russia.</p>The meeting at Manhattan’s Time Warner [...]

Pelosi, Under Threat in Her Own Party, Says She Is Building Bridge to New Leaders

Thursday  22:31,   16 august 2018
nytimes

Nancy Pelosi, the House Democratic leader, is confronting threats from different corners of her party, and attacks from Republicans, in a test of her grip on her caucus.Nancy Pelosi is girding for a mortal challenge to her leadership of the[...]

GOP leaders in House back Trump's Space Force

Thursday  22:20,   16 august 2018
msn

Two House Republican leaders are backing President Donald Trump's proposed Space Force. Majority Leader Kevin McCarthy of California told The Associated Press "it's a smart way" to address growing investments by China and Russia in [...]

Senate rejects Trump, asserts the press is 'not the enemy of the people'

Thursday  21:31,   16 august 2018
washingtonexaminer

The Senate on Thursday approved a resolution asserting that the press is "not the enemy of the people," as President Trump has claimed, and condemning Trump's ongoing attacks against reporters. The Senate quickly considered the[...]

Omarosa releases secret tape of Lara Trump offering her $15K/month campaign job

Thursday  20:35,   16 august 2018
nbcnews

The tape was made just days after the former "Apprentice" contestant left her White House job.The tape — which, according to Manigault Newman was made on December 16, 2017, just days after she left her White House job — appears to[...]

Why former government officials keep their security clearances

Thursday  20:25,   16 august 2018
msn

The most significant reason is one Trump's not likely to be worried about.Load[...]

California GOP Guv Candidate Compares DMV Wait To Holocaust

Thursday  19:05,   16 august 2018
talkingpointsmemo

The Republican candidate for governor of California paid a visit to a DMV on Wednesday and casually compared standing in line at the notoriously sedate agency to surviving the Holocaust, Capital Public Radio reported. The campaign for the Republican [...]

Pelosi sees defections from an unusual quarter — the left

Thursday  15:32,   16 august 2018
thehill

Nancy Pelosi is facing a new problem: an erosion of support from progressives who have long flocked to her side. Rashida Tlaib, the Michigan Democrat all but certain to become one of the first Muslim women to win election to Congress, suggested last [...]

Brennan says Trump’s claims of no collusion with Russia are ‘hogwash’

Thursday  15:11,   16 august 2018
msn

The former CIA director fired back at the president in an op-ed published the day after he was stripped of his security clearance.The piece, posted on the New York Times website, came a day after Trump announced he was stripping the security[...]

Graham calls for special counsel to investigate FBI's handling of Clinton emails, FISA warrant

Thursday  11:07,   16 august 2018
foxnews

Claiming that FBI investigations into Hillary Clinton's emails and the Carter Page FISA warrant were "corrupt to the core," U.S. Sen. Lindsey Graham on Wednesday called for the appointment of a special prosecutor to handle both probes. [...]

AP FACT CHECK: Trump overstates his role in black job gains

Thursday  08:05,   16 august 2018
msn

President Donald Trump is taking unjustified credit for recent job gains by black Americans even as he defends himself against claims of racism.Trump and his administration argue he's done more to help the economic well-being of minorities than[...]

Trump, in Interview, Says Tariffs Will Revive Steel Industry

Thursday  06:20,   16 august 2018
bloomberg

President Donald Trump believes his tariffs on steel will rescue the industry and is still considering an interview by Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team, he said in an interview Wednesday with the Wall Street Journal. People may complain that[...]

Trump boasts about ‘great new trade deals.’ So far, he hasn’t finalized any.

Thursday  05:56,   16 august 2018
msn

Trump tweeted that his tariffs are leading to new trade deals, but he has failed to finalize any trade details yet. He got close with South Korea in March, but even that agreement is stalled.But so far, he has yet to finalize any trade[...]

Bannon’s New Group Issues a Midterm Plea: Save Trump

Thursday  02:55,   16 august 2018
nytimes

The group is Stephen K. Bannon’s new vehicle since he was pushed out of the White House last year. Trump advisers say Mr. Bannon is just promoting himself.WASHINGTON — Stephen K. Bannon, the former White House chief strategist, is forming a group to [...]