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Trump wants 'expedited hearing' on 'watered down travel ban'

He later issued a statement on twitter, reiterating his support for the president but still criticizing his tweeting. Pollsters also found 52 percent think Trump's executive order is aimed at preventing terrorists from reaching the US, while 39 percent believe it is meant to target Muslims. [Full Article...]

Jeff Sessions Will Testify Before Senate Committee In 'Public' Hearing

This is perhaps the most important outstanding question Sessions could face. Likewise, such tapes would provide insight into Trump's accusations that Comey lied under oath last Thursday. Sessions removed himself from involvement any probe into alleged Russian meddling in the elections in March, but maintained he did nothing wrong by failing to disclose that he met previous year with Rus... [Full Article...]

Another Federal Appeals Court Says Trump's Travel Ban Should Remain On Hold

Another Federal Appeals Court Says Trump's Travel Ban Should Remain On Hold The March 6 revised order involved banning people from six countries - Iran , Libya , Somalia , Sudan , Syria and Yemen - for 90 days and banning people in the refugee program for 120 days. The court cited shortcomings with the order as it now is, saying the order does not tie people within the six designated countries in any way to terrorist organizations. [Full Article...]

Sessions' testimony to Congress Tuesday to be open to public

Attorney General Jeff Sessions has announced he will appear before the Senate intelligence committee rather than House and Senate appropriations subcommittees on Tuesday, saying Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein will testify on the latter panels in his place. [Full Article...]

Trump accuses ex-FBI director Comey of cowardice over 'leaks'

Former FBI Director James Comey laughs when asked if he leaked memos, says his father J. Brien Comey Sr. For President Richard Nixon, the controversy over his secret White House tape recordings began with a break-in at the Watergate Hotel. [Full Article...]

Heller, other GOP senators urge 7-year phaseout of Medicaid expansion

Comey. The same Senate Republicans who criticized Democrats for "ramming through" Obamacare-which the full Senate debated for 25 straight days in 2009 before passing it-are now hoping to vote on the American Health Care Act by the beginning of their summer recess on July 4. [Full Article...]

Pro-Trump Gays Banned From Pride Parade

Pro-Trump Gays Banned From Pride Parade Protesters affiliated with the group No Justice, No Pride blocked this year's Capital Pride Parade on three separate occasions, delaying the parade and forcing participants to use an alternative route, in protest of the participation of police officers and certain corporate sponsors. [Full Article...]

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump

Smirnoff ad winks at Russian meddling probe, Trump A large advertisement seen at a train station says Smirnoff vodka is, " Made in America ". Social media users have spotted a Smirnoff billboard that pokes fun at the ongoing Russia-Trump investigation. Ultimately Russia became Communist under control of Bolshevik leader Vladimir Lenin, and Smirnoff became one of the most well-known makers of Russian vodka outside Russia. [Full Article...]

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes

Secret Service says it doesn't have any Trump tapes Sessions , through a Justice Department spokesperson, requested his testimony be public so the American people could "hear the truth directly from him". We know that James Comey had lost faith in a previous boss, Attorney General Loretta Lynch . Another federal appeals court has upheld a decision blocking President Donald Trump's revised travel ban. [Full Article...]

Trump travel ban dealt another blow as appeals court rules

They concluded the travel ban would probably cause irreparable harm if it went into effect and that the revised executive order "does not offer a sufficient justification to suspend the entry of more than 180 million people on the basis of nationality". [Full Article...]

North Korea Picked An Interesting Time To Launch More Missiles

The official Rodong Sinmun daily said "recent strategic weapon tests have proved" that "anywhere in the U.S." is within the North's missile range. It comes as North Korean state media, Korean Central News Agency, reports the North Korean regime is "not far away" from test-launching an intercontinental ballistic missile which could hit the United States. [Full Article...]

Illinois Dem Introduces 'Covfefe Act' to Keep Trump Tweets Preserved

Illinois Dem Introduces 'Covfefe Act' to Keep Trump Tweets Preserved As is, the Presidential Records Act mandates that presidents take all necessary steps to ensure their records are properly documented and stored with the National Archives and Records Administration for public release after they leave office. [Full Article...]

9-year-old boy missing after fire killed 1 in Florida home

9-year-old boy missing after fire killed 1 in Florida home If located, DO NOT APPROACH and contact law enforcement. The search inside the home is continuing and could take several days. A preliminary examination of the female victim revealed trauma that indicates that the female was killed prior to the start of the fire. [Full Article...]

Cardinals finish sweep of Phillies with 6-5 win

Cardinals finish sweep of Phillies with 6-5 win Fowler showed them that way with his 405-foot homer and Wainwright said, "I could have kissed him, right there". "It's been one of my goals", Martinez said through an interpreter. "Thank God it wasn't anything major", Martinez said. "I saw the ball". I thought it was coming right to my face. It took me five minutes to get the clothes out of the dryer, move the clothes in the washer to the dryer... [Full Article...]

Back to Back Champs: Penguins Beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup

Back to Back Champs: Penguins Beat Preds 2-0 for Stanley Cup Pittsburgh Penguins captain Sidney Crosby was awarded the Conn Smythe Trophy for a second consecutive year following a 2-0 win over Nashville in Game 6 of the Stanley Cup Final . There was only one game where both were held off the scoresheet. He replaced Marc-Andre Fleury midway through the Ottawa series. He recorded 27 points in 24 play of games. [Full Article...]

Kansas man freed after lookalike discovered

Kansas man freed after lookalike discovered Jones was jailed after being found guilty of armed robbery in 1999. "Jones was convicted exclusively on eyewitness testimony that has been proven to be inherently flawed and unreliable", they wrote. " We were floored by how much they looked alike ", said Jones' attorney, Alice Craig. They told him this man was also named Richard, but went by Rick or Ricky . [Full Article...]

Trump won't say if Comey conversations were taped

For those unaccustomed to hearing the word, dictionary maker Merriam-Webster tweeted a definition and joked that Comey still had time to use old-fashioned terms like "gadzooks" or "gramercy". Trump stopped short of saying that Comey lied under oath. Kasowitz disputed those points and attacked Comey for leaking "privileged communications" to the media. [Full Article...]

Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene

Delta ends sponsorship over Trump look-alike killing scene The Hollywood Reporter's theater critic Frank Scheck wrote in his review , "Here's an unsolicited suggestion to artists of all genres: How about laying off mock representations of the murder of the president?" Bank of America supports arts programs worldwide, including an 11-year partnership with the Public Theater and Shakespeare in the Park . [Full Article...]

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House

Melania Trump, son Barron move into the White House The family have said Mrs Trump her son had remained in the family's Trump Tower apartment after the inauguration to allow Barron to finish the school year uninterrupted. Stephanie Grisham, the first lady's communications director, confirmed the move on Twitter . White House sources told Politico that they hoped the First Lady could help temper her husband. [Full Article...]

Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House

Melania Trump, son Barron move into White House President Donald Trump stepped off Marine One Sunday, followed by son, Barron , and wife, Melania . In the fall, Barron will attend a prep school about 15 miles from his home. Trump's daily presence will have a positive influence on Trump's behavior and mood, including his often angry tweet storms. Melania Trump stayed largely out of sight during her husband's presidential campaign ... [Full Article...]


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