President Trump Asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

President Trump has asked Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General. The President made the announcement yesterday on Twitter. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve […]

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In Election with Historic Turnout, House Switches Sides as Check is Delivered on President’s Power

In one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in history the Democratic Party has taken over control of the House of Representatives from Republicans. Thirty-one seats flipped from Republican to Democratic control, while only three flipped from Democratic to Republican control. The twenty-eight seat net-gain was enough to wrest control from Republicans. Democrats needed […]

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The U.S. Economy Added 250,000 Jobs in October Exceeding Expectations

The U.S. economy added 250,000 jobs last month exceeding expectations set by most economists. The unemployment rate remained unchanged at 3.7%. The jobless rate is at the lowest it’s been since 1969, 49 years ago. Among the industries that added the most jobs are healthcare at 36,000, business services with 35,000 and manufacturing with 32,000 […]

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Pittsburgh Synagogue Attacker Indicted, Could Face Death Penalty

The suspect in a shooting that took the lives of eleven worshippers at a synagogue in Pittsburgh, PA, last weekend has been indicted. Forty-six-year-old Robert Bowers of Baldwin faces forty-four federal charges, many of which are punishable by death. Included in the charges are eleven counts of obstruction of the free exercise of religious belief […]

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Mail Bomb Suspect Reportedly Had List of 100 Recipients

The man accused of sending pipe bombs through the mail to several prominent Democratic officials, including two former presidents, made his first court appearance yesterday where he was read his rights. Cesar Sayoc of Aventura, Florida, faces five federal charges including interstate transportation of an explosive, illegal mailing of explosives, threats against former presidents and […]

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Number of Pipe Bombs Sent to Prominent Democrats Reaches 10

A series of pipe bombs have been sent to several current and former prominent Democratic officials and supporters, including Hillary Clinton, former vice president Joe Biden and former president Barack Obama. None of the devices have exploded and no one has been hurt. The list of recipients also includes former CIA Director John Brennan, former […]

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Saudi Arabia Admits Role in Khashoggi’s Death

Saudi Arabia has admitted that journalist Jamal Khashoggi was killed in the Saudi consulate in Istanbul, Turkey earlier this month. The Kingdom had up until now denied any role in the death. Khashoggi was last seen entering the Saudi consulate in Istanbul on October 2. He went there to obtain paperwork which would allow him […]

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Treasury Employee Arrested for Leaking Confidential Information Related to Mueller Probe

A senior employee at the U.S. Treasury Department has been arrested on suspicion of leaking large amounts of confidential information, most notably financial reports related to special counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election and possible collusion in it with the Trump campaign. The woman, Natalie Mayflower Sours Edwards, was […]

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President Trump: Criticism of Saudi Arabia Premature

President Trump called the criticism of Saudi Arabia over the disappearance of a journalist premature. The president likened the rush to judgement to the criticism received by Judge Brett Kavanaugh as he went through the confirmation process to the Supreme Court. “I think we have to find out what happened first. Here we go again […]

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Top FBI Lawyer Confirms Claims Deputy AG Wanted Trump Surveilled

Former FBI lawyer James Baker told congressional investigators last week that the investigation into Russian meddling during the 2016 presidential election was handled in an “abnormal fashion” and there was evidence of “political bias,” according to two Republican congressmen who were present for the testimony. “This witness confirmed that things were done in an abnormal […]

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