Jackson Accused of Drinking on Duty, Overly Prescribing Medicine

A confirmation hearing for Veterans Affairs Secretary nominee Rear Admiral Ronny Jackson has been indefinitely postponed amid allegations of improper conduct, it was announced today. The announcement was made by the ranking democrat on the Senate Veteran’s Affairs Committee, Sen. Jon Tester of Montana. “All I can tell you is we didn’t initiate this discussion,” […]

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Cohen Drops Two Lawsuits Over Steele Dossier

President Trump’s personal attorney Michael Cohen has dropped a pair of lawsuits against news outlet Buzzfeed and political research firm Fusion GPS over allegations made in a report compiled by a former British intelligence officer. The now famous Steele dossier was commissioned by Fusion GPS and published by Buzzfeed in January 2017. The report claims […]

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McConnell Says There Will Be No Bill to Protect Mueller

A group of bipartisan Senators have drafted a bill that would protect special counsel Robert Mueller from being fired. The Special Counsel Independence and Integrity Act would ensure that Mueller could only be fired for “good cause” by a senior Justice Department official, but Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell says he has no intention of […]

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Haley to White House: ‘I Don’t Get Confused’

A disagreement over Russian sanctions has turned into a public row between the White House and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley. Both sides are unsure as to when, and how exactly, the misunderstanding came about. Mrs. Haley left the West Wing last Friday with the understanding that the Trump administration would be […]

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Judge Denies President’s Request to Keep Documents Private

Attorney Michael Cohen had a request to keep seized documents from being viewed by federal prosecutors denied on Monday in a blow to his defense and to his highest-profile client, President Trump. FBI agents raided an office and a hotel room used by Cohen last week, and seized tax documents, business records and correspondence between […]

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Trump Pardons Former Dick Cheney Aide Scooter Libby

President Trump has pardoned Scooter Libby, the former Chief of Staff of Vice President Dick Cheney. Libby was convicted in 2007 of perjury and obstruction of justice in relation to the case of a leaked CIAs operative’s identity, Valerie Plame. Then-President George W. Bush commuted Libby’s thirty-month prison sentence, but did not grant him a […]

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DOJ Issues Scathing Report on Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe

The inspector general of the Department of Justice has released a highly anticipated report on inappropriate actions taken by Former FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe with regards to an investigation into the Clinton Foundation, a charitable organization created by Bill and Hillary Clinton. The investigation looked into whether political acts were committed in exchange for […]

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Speaker Ryan to Leave Congress to Be “Full-Time Dad”

House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., is not seeking reelection and will retire in January 2019, citing his responsibilities as a father. “What I realized is, if I am here for one more term, my kids will only have ever known me as a weekend dad,” Ryan said in a news conference Wednesday. His departure is […]

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Florida Governor Rick Scott to Challenge Democratic Senator Bill Nelson

Florida Governor Rick Scott has announced his entrance into the 2018 Senate race setting Democrat Bill Nelson in his sights in what will be one of the highest profile races in 2018. Scott made the announcement during interviews and on his Facebook page yesterday, ending months of speculation that the two term Florida governor would […]

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