Trump Drops Tariffs on Canada, Mexico Steel Imports to Ease Passage of Trade Deal

The Trump administration has agreed to lift tariffs on steel imports from Canada and Mexico, paving the way for a new trilateral trade deal to go through. President Trump made the announcement in remarks to the National Association of Retailers in Washington, D.C., Friday. “I’m pleased to announce that we’ve just reached an agreement with […]

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Congressional Democrats Subpoena Former White House Counsel Don McGahn

Congressional Democrats have issued a subpoena for former White House counsel Don McGahn. The announcement was made earlier today by Chairman of the House Judiciary Committee Jerry Nadler. “The Special Counsel’s report, even in redacted form, outlines substantial evidence that President Trump engaged in obstruction and other abuses,” Nadler wrote in a statement. “It now […]

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House Democrats Subpoena Full Version of Mueller Report

The long-awaited report conducted by Special Counsel Robert Mueller was made public yesterday. In it, Mueller’s team lays out in thorough detail the results of a nearly 2-year-long investigation. The top-line conclusions of the report are that while both the Russian government and the Trump Campaign expected to benefit from the success of the other, […]

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Kirstjen Nielsen Out as Homeland Security Secretary

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen resigned her post Sunday. The announcement was made by President Trump on Twitter. “Secretary of Homeland Security Kirstjen Nielsen will be leaving her position, and I would like to thank her for her service…” the President wrote on Twitter. In a subsequent tweet the President said U.S. Customs and Border […]

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One Time Trump Campaign Chairman, Paul Manafort, Receives 7 ½-Year Prison Sentence

Former campaign chairman for Donald Trump, Paul Manafort, was sentenced for crimes uncovered by the investigation conducted by special counsel Robert Mueller over the last several years. Manafort was charged with a bevy of crimes related to tax evasion, fraud and activities related to failing to register as a foreign agent. In a subsequent indictment, […]

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Republican Candidate to Drop Out of NC Congress Race Due to Election Fraud

Mark Harris, a candidate for Congress from North Carolina’s ninth district, has decided to drop out of the race after an election fraud scandal involving his campaign has come to light. Harris made the announcement on his Facebook page. “Given my health situation, the need to regain full strength, and the timing of this surgery […]

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Manafort Shared Polling Data, Discussed Ukraine Peace Plan with Russian Operative

An improperly redacted document shows former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort discussed a possible Ukraine peace plan with a Russian national during the 2016 presidential campaign. “Mr. Manafort ‘conceded’ that he discussed or may have discussed a Ukraine peace plan with Mr. Kilimnik on more than one occasion,” Manafort’s attorneys wrote. They also reveal that […]

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Democrats on Hiring Spree for Staffers as Investigations Gear Up

Congressional committees are on a hiring spree as Democrats prepare to take control of the House of Representatives. With control of the lower body comes broad investigative powers. A job post, reviewed by CNN, reveals House Democrats are looking for individuals who have experience with executive branch oversight, signaling the White House may be the […]

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President Trump Moves Up Mattis Resignation Date

President Trump announced that Secretary of State James Mattis will be leaving his post at the Pentagon sooner than expected. The President named Deputy Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan as the new head of the Department of Defense. The President made the announcement via Twitter this morning. “I am pleased to announce that our very […]

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Mueller’s Rejects Flynn’s Excuse for Lying to FBI Agents

Investigators in the Robert Mueller investigation into Russian collusion have rejected an excuse by attorneys for former National Security Adviser and early Trump supporter Michael Flynn that he was not told lying to the FBI is illegal. Prosecutors on Mueller’s team put forth their response to sentencing guidelines made by Flynn’s legal team. “A sitting […]

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