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McConnell Scrambling To Keep Witnesses From Testifying

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell (R-Ky.) met with Sen. Lisa Murkowski (R-Alaska) on Wednesday as he tries to lock down the votes to block new witnesses in President Trump’s impeachment trial. Murkowski largely declined to discuss her current thinking on calling witnesses but confirmed to reporters that she had met with the GOP leader. “I […]

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Trump To De-Classify JFK Assassination Files

President Trump announced on Twitter that he will allow the release of thousands of classified documents about the assassination of President John F. Kennedy after years of delays. The unexpected move means the trove of never-before-seen documents are set to be released by the National Archives by Oct. 26. Subject to the receipt of further […]

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Trump Gives His Administration A “10” For Puerto Rico Aid

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Thursday gave his administration a “10” for its response to Puerto Rico’s hurricane devastation, despite the widespread lack of electricity and drinkable water across the storm-ravaged island. Asked by reporters how he would grade the federal government’s efforts after Hurricane Irma thrashed the island, Trump declared “I give ourselves […]

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Steve Bannon Says That Firing Comey Was A Colossal Mistake

Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon said Sunday the firing of FBI Director James Comey may have been the biggest mistake in “modern political history.” Bannon confirmed in an online-only segment of “60 Minutes” that he opposed President Donald Trump’s decision to oust Comey. The wide-ranging discussion, which covered the Russia investigation, the media, […]