Republican Maverick Senator John McCain Dead at 81

Six-term Senator from Arizona John McCain died yesterday. He was 81 years old. McCain had been battling gioblastoma, an aggressive form of brain cancer, for more than a year. On Friday his family announced he would discontinue treatment because the “progress of disease and the inexorable advance of age” had delivered “their verdict,” they said. […]

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Is the U.S. Army Quietly Discharging Immigrants?

Individuals who enlisted in the army through a program that expedited their citizenship have been quietly discharged in recent weeks leading to speculation that the Trump administration is slowly revoking their status in addition to having suspended the program in recent months. The story was first reported by The Associated Press. Former President George W. […]

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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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President Trump Mulls Idea of Seizing Power for Life in Freewheeling Remarks to Republican Donors

President Donald Trump went after George W. Bush, Hillary Clinton and contemplated seizing power for life in wide-ranging and generally cheerful remarks to Republican donors at a lunch and fundraiser at his Florida estate, Mar-a-Lago, on Saturday. The President said of China’s President Xi Jinping, “He’s now president for life. President for life. No, he’s […]

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