Manafort Lobbied for Cabinet Positions for CEO of Bank that Lent Him Millions

Two weeks after Paul Manafort secured a multi-million dollar loan from Federal Savings Bank he recommended the bank’s CEO for several high-level posts in the Trump administration, newly released emails show. Manafort had served as Trump campaign chairman for a time but was not involved in the campaign at the time the emails were written. […]

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Global Carriers Bow to Chinese Demands on Taiwan Reference

U.S. Airlines have bowed to pressure from the Chinese government and have removed references to Taiwan it was announced this week. The airlines had been asked to stop listing the island as a separate nation from mainland China. China’s Civil Aviation Administration sent a letter in May to foreign carriers, including airlines in the United […]

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War of Words Erupts Between President Trump & Iran

President Donald Trump has lashed out at the Iranian government, warning them of dire consequences if they continue to threaten the United States. The threat came in response to Iranian President Hassan Rouhani warning the U.S. that conflict with the country would be the “mother of all wars,” but tempered the comments by expressing an […]

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Carter Page Surveillance Application Released by DOJ

The Department of Justice released several hundred pages of application materials it used to obtain warrants to spy on former members of the Trump campaign. The release came as the result of a Freedom of Information Act lawsuit filed by Judicial Watch, a conservative group. The trove of documents, over 400 pages in all, concern […]

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Kushner Still Lacks Highest Level Security Clearance

Presidential son-in-law and top White House adviser Jared Kushner lacks the clearance necessary to view the nation’s most closely-guarded secrets. The revelation was reported by The Washington Post. It is the latest development in a story that has drawn out for nearly two years as Kushner has struggled to achieve, and maintain, the security clearances […]

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Mixed Messages from Pompeo’s Most Recent Trip to North Korea

Conflicting messages have arisen from Secretary of State Mike Pompeo’s most recent visit to North Korea just concluded on Saturday. At the conclusion of the meetings, Pompeo told reporters that conversations he had with a high-ranking North Korean official were “productive” and conducted in “in good faith.” “I think we made progress in every element […]

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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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Sanders Asked to Leave Restaurant Because She Works for Trump

White House Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Sanders was asked to leave a restaurant in Lexington, Virginia, last night because she works for the Trump administration. Sanders confirmed the reports this morning on Twitter. “Last night I was told by the owner of Red Hen in Lexington, VA, to leave because I work for @POTUS and […]

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U.N. Harshly Criticizes U.S. Policy Toward Immigrant Children

The Office of the Human Rights of the United Nations harshly criticized the U.S. this week for the policy of separating young immigrant children from their parents at its southern border. Spokesperson for the U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Ravina Shamdasani called the policy a violation of human rights. “We are deeply concerned that […]

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