Trump Declines to Declassify Democratic Memo, Citing DOJ and FBI Objections

President Trump is declining to release the House Intelligence Committee Democratic memo, after the Justice Department identified portions that would raise “significant concerns” if released, the White House counsel announced Friday evening. “Although the President is inclined to declassify the February 5th Memorandum, because the Memorandum contains numerous properly classified and especially sensitive passages, he is […]

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Stormy Daniels coy about whether she really signed denial statement on Trump affair

Adult film star Stormy Daniels stoked more controversy Tuesday night, suggesting that maybe it wasn’t her signature on a statement denying she had an affair with Donald Trump prior to the 2016 election. During an appearance on “Jimmy Kimmel Live,” the host raised doubts about the signature after comparing it to past Daniels autographs, the New […]

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What happens during a government shutdown? 7 things you should know

Congress is attempting to reach a deal to end the government shutdown over the weekend, with Democrats and Republicans blaming each other for the stalemate. Congress failed to reach an agreement before Friday’s deadline, prompting a government shutdown that continued into Sunday. A temporary spending bill passed in the House of Representatives Thursday night, 230-197, but Senate […]

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GOP lawmaker says Deep State is out to get Trump

Dozens of Republicans are calling on the House Intelligence Committee to release an explosive memorandum detailing the activities of the Department of Justice and the FBI surrounding the surveillance of the Trump transition team. It is imperative that this information be made available to the public,” Rep. Matt Gaetz, R-Fla., told the Todd Starnes Radio […]

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Trump calls for ‘nuclear option’ to end shutdown, McConnell signals no

President Trump suggested Sunday that Senate Republicans change chamber rules — and resort to the “nuclear option” — so that they can pass a long-term budget with a simple, 51-vote majority, amid their funding stalemate with Democrats that has resulted in a government shutdown. The standoff between the parties primarily centers on Democrats saying that […]

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Overseas troops will see Sunday NFL games despite government shutdown, Defense Department says

U.S. military personnel overseas will get to watch the NFL conference championships games Sunday, after the broadcasts originally were deemed a non-essential service and canceled as part of the government shutdown, according to the Defense Department.  Despite the government shutdown, (the department) determined the operational necessity of television and radio broadcasts constitutes them as essential […]

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Mulvaney: Trump won’t ‘weaponize’ shutdown like Obama team did

White House Budget Director Mick Mulvaney tried Sunday to calm Americans’ fears about the government shutdown, vowing those going to work Monday won’t see a “dramatic difference” because President Trump isn’t trying to “weaponize” the situation like the Obama administration did in 2013. The effects won’t actually be as visible as they were as in […]

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As Hill leaders try to pin shutdown on Trump or Schumer, bipartisan Senate group aims to reach compromise

Congressional Democrats and Republicans on Sunday again publically blamed each other’s party for the government running out of money and closing — respectively calling the situation the “Trump Shutdown” or the “Schumer Shutdown.” And, they urged the other side to end the political stalemate, as a bipartisan group of roughly 18 senators huddled to craft […]

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