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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Trump Indicates U.S. Will Be Pulling Out of Iran Deal

President Trump let his dissatisfaction with the Iran nuclear deal be known today, furthering speculation that the U.S. would be pulling out of the agreement. The U.S., along with France, Germany, China, Russia, and Britain, struck a deal with Iran in 2015 that halted that country’s nuclear program. The Iranian government had long maintained its […]

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Former FBI Deputy Director McCabe to Sue Trump Administration

Fired FBI Deputy Director Andrew McCabe is looking into suing the Trump administration for defamation and wrongful termination his attorney said last week. A timeframe for any potential lawsuit hasn’t yet been worked out. His legal team “want [the lawsuits] to be solid… We’ll file when we’re ready,” his attorney Michael Bromwich said. McCabe was […]

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New Immigrants Better Educated but Not Better Employed

A new study by the right-leaning Center for Immigration Studies found that the education levels for new immigrants has increased dramatically in the last decade, but employment and income have not kept pace by nearly as much. The study found that the share of new immigrants with a college degree has increased from 34% to […]

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Trump Tells DHS to Block Migrant Caravans from Entering US

President Trump has ordered the Department of Homeland Security to disband immigrant caravans who are traveling from Central America through Mexico to the United States in the hopes of seeking asylum. “Despite the Democrat inspired laws on Sanctuary Cities and the Border being so bad and one sided, I have instructed the Secretary of Homeland […]

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For the First Time in 60 Years A Castro No Longer Leads Cuba

For the first time since the middle of the last century the country of Cuba will have a leader not named Castro. Miguel Diaz-Canel officially became the island’s leader on Thursday after Raul Castro stepped down and Canel was sworn in as the country’s president. Castro, who will turn 87 in June, will remain the […]

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Cohen’s Tapes and Comey’s Book

Presidential Attorney Michael Cohen had a motion to keep information seized during a raid private, denied by a federal judge this week.  In addition, former FBI Director James Comey’s Book has made plenty of headlines. We recap the week’s events in today’s episode.     http://media.blubrry.com/itn/p/content.blubrry.com/itn/Cohen_s_Tapes_and_Comey_s_Book.mp3Podcast: Play in new window | DownloadSubscribe: Android | RSS

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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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