Trump And Advisers Trying To Figure Out How To Fire Sessions: Report

Trump And Advisers Trying To Figure Out How To Fire Sessions: Report After several days of publically undermining his Attorney General, a new report confirms that Donald Trump and his advisers are actively trying to find a way to fire Jeff Sessions. According to The Washington Post, Trump and several White House advisers are “floating prospects who could take his place were he to resign or be fired, according to people familiar with the talks.” Firing and replacing the Attorney General is part of Donald Trump’s attempt to undermine and eventually stop Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into his...

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Trump Pick For Justice Department’s Criminal Division Has Russia Ties

Trump Pick For Justice Department’s Criminal Division Has Russia Ties Of course, he does.  Donald Trump’s pick to lead the Department of Justice’s criminal division has financial ties to Russia. The New York Times is reporting that Brian Benczkowski recently disclosed that he represented a Russian bank with ties to Putin Alfa Bank. Benczkowski made the disclosure in a letter to the Senate Judiciary Committee which will be holding his confirmation hearing on Tuesday. In the letter, Benczkowski disclosed that he represented Alfa Bank while working for a U.S. law firm. As The New York Times notes, “Alfa Bank...

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GOP Congressman Blames Female Colleagues For Failure To Pass Health Care

GOP Congressman Blames Female Colleagues For Failure To Pass Health Care If they were men, he would shoot them.  Republican Rep. Blake Farenthold on Monday said that he would ask the Republican opponents of his party’s health care bill to a duel, if they weren’t women. The exchange happened during a radio interview Monday morning with 1440 KEYS. Farenthold, who is a member of Congress from Texas, blasted his female colleagues who did not vote for the party’s attempt to repeal Obamacare. The three Senate Republicans who announced opposition to the GOP bill last week were: Sen. Susan Collins,...

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Tillerson Is Considering Resigning: Report

Tillerson Is Considering Resigning: Report BREAKING Secretary of State Rex Tillerson is considering resigning from his post early, according to a new report. Tillerson has grown increasingly frustrated with the Trump White House, CNN reported Monday. “There was a decided chill across the executive branch as last week came to a close after a tumultuous series of events that rattled worker bees and caught the attention of Cabinet secretaries.A large part of that dynamic was the result of the White House staff shakeup — which saw President Trump overruling top advisers to hire Anthony Scaramucci as communications director, and...

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Anthony Scaramucci Just Told Sarah Sanders ‘To Continue To Use The Hair And Makeup Person’ (Video)

Anthony Scaramucci Just Told Sarah Sanders ‘To Continue To Use The Hair And Makeup Person’ (Video) Looks like Trump isn’t the only one in the administration that makes sexist statements on TV Donald Trump’s new communications director had several cringeworthy moments in his interview on CNN’s State of The Union Sunday morning, but one statement is getting more attention than all the rest. At the end of the interview, Scaramucci told Sarah Sanders, the newly minted press secretary, “Sarah, if you’re watching. I love the hair and makeup person that we had on Friday, so I’d like to continue...

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Another Example Of How Trump Is Trying To Make Obamacare Fail

Another Example Of How Trump Is Trying To Make Obamacare Fail Obamacare is not failing but Donald Trump may still make it fail.  While Donald Trump and his Republican friends in Washington have thus far failed spectacularly at repealing Obamacare, they have been resoundingly successful at undermining Obamacare. It is a constant talking point for Trump and the GOP that Obamacare is failing. In fact, they are wrong – Obamacare has extended health coverage to tens of millions of Americans who didn’t have it before and the Obamacare marketplaces are stabilizing. However, Obamacare’s success comes in spite of an...

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Mueller Looking To Use Money Laundering Charges To Flip Manafort: Report

Mueller Looking To Use Money Laundering Charges To Flip Manafort: Report The squeeze is coming.  Special Counsel investigators are attempting to use money laundering and other financial crimes to persuade Paul Manafort to cooperate with their investigation into the Trump campaign’s collusion with Russia, according to a new Reuters report. “Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s team is examining Manafort’s financial and real estate records in New York as well as his involvement in Ukrainian politics,” Reuters reported. Included in their case are three New York properties that Manafort purchased between 2006 and 2013, one of which is in Trump Tower....

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Lawmakers Reach Deal On Russia Sanctions Bill Without Trump’s Changes

Lawmakers Reach Deal On Russia Sanctions Bill Without Trump’s Changes Trump loses major battle with Congress over easing Russian sanction. House and Senate negotiators have reached a deal on the Russia sanctions bill that doesn’t include any of the changes that the Trump White House sought, according to a new report in Politico. Trump had pressured lawmakers to weaken the sanctions on Russia, but the deal unveiled Saturday makes clear that lawmakers didn’t heed Trump’s advice. The deal represents a major loss for the Trump White House and indicates that Congress is willing to reject Trump on the issue of...

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Senate Parliamentarian Just Delivered Republicans A Giant Setback In Their Obamacare Repeal Effort

Senate Parliamentarian Just Delivered Republicans A Giant Setback In Their Obamacare Repeal Effort But make no mistake, this fight is far from over. Republicans just hit another road bump in their effort to repeal Obamacare, and by extension take health insurance away from somewhere between 22 million and 32 million people. According to the Senate parliamentarian, major portions of the GOP bill can not be passed using reconciliation will require 60 votes to pass. The news from the parliamentarian means that Republicans will need to remove language about defunding Planned Parenthood and federal funding for abortion. That could cost...

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Kushner Forced to Revise Ethics Filing, Discloses 77 More Assets: Report

Kushner Forced to Revise Ethics Filing, Discloses 77 More Assets: Report Seems like a pretty big oversight.  Donald Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser Jared Kushner released a revised version of his personal financial disclosure on Friday which included 77 assets that were “inadvertently omitted,” The Wall Street Journal reported. The previously undisclosed assets include commercial real estate, bonds issued by the New York water and sewer authority and a personal art collection and a substantial art collection. Another one of the disclosures Kushner had omitted was a business interest with Goldman Sachs and billionaires George Soros and Peter Thiel....

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