President Trump Visits Troops In Surprise Trip to Iraq

President Donald Trump made his first visit to a combat zone Wednesday, visiting U.S. troops at the Al Asad Air Base in Al Anbar Province in Iraq. About 100 U.S. servicemen and women greeted the President and First Lady Melania Trump with a standing ovation at Al Asad’s dining facility. Many soldiers were wearing red […]

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Government Shutdown Likely to Extend Into 2019

President Donald Trump said he was not sure when the government would be open but said the government would but vowed not to reopen it until Congress approves funding for a wall along America’s southern border with Mexico. The President made the comments when speaking with reporters on Christmas Day after a video teleconference with […]

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Trump, Surprising Many, Orders U.S. Withdrawal from Syria

President Donald Trump has announced the rapid and complete withdrawal of U.S. troops from Syria. The President made the announcement in a video posted on Twitter yesterday. “We’ve been fighting for a long time in Syria. I’ve been president for almost two years and we’ve really stepped it up and we have won against ISIS […]

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Mueller Cancels Plea Agreement with Paul Manafort

Special Counsel Robert Mueller has accused former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort of lying to investigators. Those lies, Mueller says, are the reason his team has cancelled a plea agreement made with Manafort last September. The lies relate to five specific areas: interactions Manafort had with Konstantin Kilimnik, Kilimnik’s role in the obstruction of justice […]

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Mueller Recommends Little to No Jail Time for Michael Flynn

Special Counsel Robert Mueller, who is investigating Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, has recommended little to no prison time for former National Security Adviser Gen. Michael Flynn for the charges brought against him by Mueller’s team. The revelation was made in court documents known as sentencing guidelines, in which prosecutors recommend to a […]

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GM Announces it is Laying Off 15% of its Workforce

General Motors has announced significant layoffs – 15% of its workforce – in a bid to restructure the company. “Today, GM is continuing to take proactive steps to improve overall business performance including the reorganization of its global product development staffs, the realignment of its manufacturing capacity and a reduction of salaried workforce,” a statement […]

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Polls Show Women Voters Were Decisive in 2018 Midterm Elections

The election thought to be a Democratic wave has turned into just that as results continue to come in showing a shift in power from the Republican Party to the Democrats. As of tonight, Democrats had flipped thirty-nine seats from Republican control. Political experts had predicted Democratic gains of thirty to forty seats in the […]

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President Trump Asks Attorney General Jeff Sessions to Resign

President Trump has asked Jeff Sessions to resign as Attorney General. The President made the announcement yesterday on Twitter. “We are pleased to announce that Matthew G. Whitaker, Chief of Staff to Attorney General Jeff Sessions at the Department of Justice, will become our new Acting Attorney General of the United States. He will serve […]

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In Election with Historic Turnout, House Switches Sides as Check is Delivered on President’s Power

In one of the most hotly contested midterm elections in history the Democratic Party has taken over control of the House of Representatives from Republicans. Thirty-one seats flipped from Republican to Democratic control, while only three flipped from Democratic to Republican control. The twenty-eight seat net-gain was enough to wrest control from Republicans. Democrats needed […]

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