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 POLITICAL NEWS
(Page 11) BEGINNING November 25, 2018

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12/13/18

With stocks tanking, pessimism among mom and pop investors hits highest in more than five years

McConnell sets Monday test vote on criminal justice bill

Trump needs Mitch McConnell more than ever as Democrats take control of the House

Senate votes to condemn Saudi crown prince for Khashoggi killing, end support for Yemen war 

Boxed In by Trump, GOP Hurtles Toward a Shutdown

Rep. Gowdy reacts to Mueller probe filings

Senate Armed Services chairman under fire for defense stock purchases 

Not Just Power Grabs: Lame-Duck Lawmakers Are Rushing Many Controversial Bills

N.C. congressional candidate sought out aide, despite warnings over tactics 

Trump shock leaves Republicans anxious over 2019

Allies worry as Trump’s woes mount

Senators in both parties are finding ways to push McConnell and challenge Trump 

Alleged Russian agent Maria Butina pleads guilty to conspiring to influence US politics through the NRA

Six key quotes from Michael Cohen’s sentencing — and why his ‘dirty deeds’ matter

Anderson Cooper Dismantles Trump's Relentless Lies About the Michael Cohen Payoffs

Andrew Napolitano Repeatedly Shreds 'Fox & Friends' Defense Of Trump

The 29 most surreal lines from Donald Trump's Fox News interview

Trump was at August 2015 meeting about hush money payments, source says

Trump’s falsehoods on hush-money payments are ‘coming home to roost’ 

7-year-old migrant girl taken into Border Patrol custody dies of dehydration, exhaustion 

While Working for Trump, Giuliani Courts Business Abroad

White House distances Trump from inaugural committee amid new scrutiny

Feds launch probe into Trump’s inauguration spending

Trump can’t actually exit the Paris deal until the day after the 2020 election. That’s a big deal. 

Trump Has Officially Ruined Climate Change Diplomacy for Everyone

Federal judge says Trump travel ban lawsuit will proceed

EPA’s huge Christmas gift to special interests

Dem Senator on investigation into Trump inauguration: New 'impropriety' uncovered every day

Pelosi says she expects a House committee will ‘take the first steps’ toward obtaining Trump’s tax returns 

Trump again claims Mexico will pay for his wall. Democrats say it means Congress doesn’t need to

Trump Moves to Deport Vietnam War Refugees

Trump denies directing Michael Cohen to break the law to buy the silence of Playboy playmate and porn star 

Trump was at August 2015 meeting about hush money payments, source says

Trump rejects felony talk, cites John Edwards precedent: 'I did nothing wrong'

Trump: Campaign finance charges against Cohen were meant ‘to embarrass me’ 

'Absolute hypocrites': Trump uses Democrats' own words in border security pitch

The 29 most surreal lines from Donald Trump's Fox News interview

Trump ‘cancels’ White House Christmas party for journalists, as feud with media escalates

Donald Trump criticises 'crazed' Mika Brzezinski over homophobic comment about Mike Pompeo

Trump says he hopes John Kasich runs against him. Kasich advisor responds: ‘Be careful what you wish for’

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12/12/18

Dow rises more than 150 points on trade-deal hopes, but closes well off session highs

The Trump tax cuts are putting America in a hole

GOP-controlled Senate breaks with Trump on Saudi vote

Defying Trump, U.S. Senate advances resolution to end support for Saudis in Yemen war

GOP struggles to win votes for Trump’s $5B wall demand

Trump’s ultimatum on border wall boxes in fellow Republicans 

House passes $867 billion farm bill, sending it to Trump

Congress just quietly passed a law that could could spell a boom for the $1 billion marijuana-based CBD industry

House, Senate agree on bill to establish new sexual harassment policy for Congress 

Rick Santorum goes on CNN and says he won’t be Trump’s chief of staff

Utah Rep. Mia Love: Trump 'obviously' doesn't understand GOP's issues with minority women

GOP congresswoman says she opted out of NRCC run because McCarthy had 'a different plan'

North Carolina on cusp of House race reset

Kansas GOP lawmaker defects to Democrats, says she 'cannot be complicit in supporting' Trump

Mexico cracks down on illegal entry at southern border: 'Get in line and you can enter our country'

China bought 500,000 tons of U.S. soybeans. But that’s just a drop in the U.S. export bucket

Washington Wants Pyongyang to Choose: Humanitarian Aid or Nukes

Trump Just Made the United States the Literal Laughingstock of the World. Again.
(While the climate crisis accelerates, we call for more fracking.)

Tabloid Publisher’s Deal in Hush-Money Inquiry Adds to Trump’s Danger

Abortion opponents are starting to worry Supreme Court Justice Brett Kavanaugh isn’t the ally they were expecting

Michael Cohen slams Trump as he’s sentenced to 3 years in prison

Cohen's lawyer says Trump may have known he planned to make false testimony

Dershowitz: Mueller's report will contain 'sins' but no 'impeachable offense'

Incoming Dem chairman open to hearing on 'Medicare for all'

House Dems talking more about impeaching Trump

5 Democrats Bail Out Paul Ryan And Protect Saudi Arabia

Pelosi strikes deal with rebels, will step aside by 2022 to win speaker votes 

Pelosi agrees to term limits vote; insurgency collapses

How Nancy Pelosi turned the condescending ‘feisty grandma’ meme into a political weapon 

Trump plays nice with China as his administration gets tough 

Five implications of Trump’s Oval Office clash with Pelosi and Schumer over the border wall 

Trump-backed criminal justice bill likely to pass before Christmas

Trump makes one last try to get the Fed to ease up, but it likely won’t work

Trump turns down Meadows for White House chief of staff, removing leading contender

Trump has ‘no good options’ when it comes to stopping Mueller investigation 

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12/11/18

Yellen warns of another potential financial crisis: ‘Gigantic holes in the system’

Mitch McConnell says the Senate will vote on criminal justice reform this month, handing victory to Trump

McConnell warns Senate it could work through Christmas break

GOP fights piling up for McConnell

Republicans in Congress Happily Declare the Law Does Not Apply to the President

Two in three Republicans would rather see a shutdown than Trump compromise on the border wall 

Republicans Consider 'Suicide Mission' On Shutdown And Border Wall

House Republicans move to block Yemen war-powers votes for rest of Congress

CIA chief to brief House on Khashoggi as pressure mounts on Trump

Some Trump allies starting to worry about investigations

China sends warning to U.S. businesses with iPhone ban 

China reportedly plans to slash auto tariffs — a huge win for Trump — and auto stocks are moving

Defying Trump, Saudi Arabia chooses ‘Saudi first’ oil policy at OPEC meeting

The Arctic Ocean has lost 95 percent of its oldest ice — a startling sign of what’s to come 

EPA expected to scale back water rules
(The move would strip protections from up to two-thirds of streams in California and may affect drinking water.)

Gap continues to widen between Trump and intelligence community on key issues 

Ayers decision casts harsh light on Trump

Trump has blasted Mueller’s team for political donations. But attorney general nominee William P. Barr has given more than $500,000. 

Asylum Claims Jump Despite Trump’s Attempt to Limit Immigration

No evidence for Trump claim on 'terrorists': government sources

Judge orders porn star Stormy Daniels to pay Trump $293,000 in attorneys’ fees, sanctions

Michael Flynn asks judge to spare him from jail time

Dems: Trump 'temper tantrum' won't get him wall

'It’s like a manhood thing for him’: Pelosi’s power play with Trump serves as message to opponents 

‘This has spiraled downward’: Democrats introduce Trump to divided government 

Pelosi, Dem rebels near deal on term limits for party leaders

Pelosi divides Democrats with term-limit proposal

Incoming Dem challenges party to make 'lasting, transformative change'

House Democrats prepare to push for $15 federal minimum wage, setting up clash with big business

Trump, Pelosi and Schumer get into a heated Oval Office fight over border wall and shutdown

Trump, Pelosi and Schumer argue over border wall as cameras roll inside Oval Office

Donald Trump said a shutdown would be on him. Nancy Pelosi and Chuck Schumer were happy to agree

Oval Office clash ups chances of shutdown

The reality TV president just got beat at his own game

Trump administration to condemn China over hacking and economic espionage, escalating tensions between superpowers 

Trump says he would intervene if needed in Justice Dept. case against Chinese telecom executive accused of violating Iran sanctions 

Trump stands by Saudi crown prince amid Senate pressure

Trump admin appeals asylum policy ruling to Supreme Court

Trump administration poised to crack down on health providers that are trying to lower costs 

Trump's losing, lonely fight to save coal

Trump says he's considering 10 to 12 contenders for chief of staff

Trump has blasted Mueller’s team for political donations. But attorney general nominee William P. Barr has given more than $500,000. 

Trump says he's not concerned about being impeached: 'The people would revolt'

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12/10/18

Dow, buoyed by tech stocks, climbs back from big loss 

Dow erases 500-point drop and closes higher in another wild session on Wall Street

U.S.-China trade standoff means no reprieve for rattled investors 

Trump's China tariffs are a regressive tax on Americans and risk a recession 

Corker to introduce resolution holding Saudi crown prince 'responsible' for Khashoggi's death

Republicans To Hold Their First Hearing On The Minimum Wage Since Taking The House In 2010

Kevin McCarthy says Democrats shouldn’t focus on investigating Trump 

Hatch: ‘I don’t care’ if prosecutors are arguing Trump broke the law

Fractious GOP vows to unify in House minority

Freedom Caucus calls on leadership to include wall funding, end to 'catch and release' in funding bill

Meadows looks to make his move

We are former senators. The Senate has long stood in defense of democracy — and must again. 

U.S. sanctions three North Korean officials for alleged rights abuses

Judge rules Trump administration justified in ending Obama-era immigration program

Trump foes scrambling to derail 'cruel' rule requiring immigrants to show they aren't public burden

Kavanaugh, Roberts side with liberal justices as Supreme Court hamstrings efforts by Kansas and Louisiana to defund Planned Parenthood

Manafort plans to file a response to the Mueller memo this week

Accused Russian spy Maria Butina reaches plea deal with feds

Trump concerned about being impeached, sees it as a 'real possibility,' source says

President Trump Really May Go to Jail—For the Rest of His Life

5 burning questions about Trump’s legal issues 

Now hiring: Chief of staff for president resistant to a chief of staff 

GM fights government to retain tax credit for electric cars

More than 6000 mail-in ballots in Florida were not counted: officials

Tamara Keith and Amy Walter on ‘cautious’ Democrats, White House turnover

Pelosi in advanced negotiations with critics about term-limits deal 

Pelosi, Schumer to meet with Trump, offer $1.3 billion for border as shutdown looms 

Pelosi, Schumer to refuse Trump's border wall demand, raising specter of government shutdown: sources

Elizabeth Warren, other key Democratic senators investigate Fox News bonus payments to Trump aide Bill Shine

O’Rourke is fireball, but not all Dems are sold

Trump to seek Afghan peace talks
(U.S. wants to curb rise in Taliban attacks, but prospects for political settlement look dim.)

‘There was no Plan B’: Trump scrambles to find chief of staff after top candidate turns him down 

Trump will seek to weaken Obama-era wetlands protections

The Trump administration removed a training guide for Latino outreach from an ACA website 

Trump administration: It’s ‘extraordinary’ judges won’t let military restrict transgender troops 

Meet the Bottomless Pinocchio, a new rating for a false claim repeated over and over again 

Trump seems to be banking on voters not caring about Mueller findings 

Trump concerned about being impeached, sees it as a 'real possibility,' source says

President Trump Really May Go to Jail—For the Rest of His Life

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12/9/18

Congress digs in for prolonged Saudi battle

Ex-Wisconsin GOP governor calls on Walker to reject measures curbing Dems' power

GOP women face steeper climb in Trump era

Republicans defend Trump amid brewing legal storm 

‘Siege warfare’: Republican anxiety spikes as Trump faces growing legal and political perils 

Rubio: It would be a 'terrible mistake' for Trump to pardon Manafort

Rubio says he's a 'huge' fan of John Kelly: 'It's a loss to see him go'

Christie: It sounds like prosecutors have corroborating evidence against Trump beyond Cohen

Paul calls Trump's pick for attorney general's views on surveillance 'very troubling'

Rand Paul downplays potential Trump campaign finance violations: 'We’ve over-criminalized campaign finance'

Key Senate Republican: Criminal justice reform needs more GOP support

Russians interacted with at least 14 Trump associates during the campaign and transition 

Court filing raises question of Trump prosecution: 'There is a plausible case against the president'

Prosecutors probing potential links between Trump Organization executives and hush-money payments

Comey: Trump 'certainly close' to being unindicted co-conspirator

The Case for Trump is Stronger Than Ever 

Where are we in the Trump-Russia story?

'Presidential harassment': Trump under unprecedented attack on multiple fronts

John Kelly’s exit raises concerns about White House future

Undocumented housekeeper at Trump golf course says she does not regret going public

Kudlow: Trump didn’t know about Huawei executive’s arrest before dining with Chinese leader 
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Haley: After UN vote on Hamas failed, Trump suggested fund cuts as retribution

Schiff: Trump may face ‘real prospect of jail time’

Top Dem: Illegal payments would ‘certainly’ be impeachable offenses if directed by Trump

Dem senator: We've entered a 'new phase' in Mueller investigation

Maine senator: Flynn filing should make White House most nervous

Trump ultimatum sparks fears of new arms race

Trump, in reversal, calls for Pentagon to raise budget request to $750B

Trump administration resists global climate efforts at home and overseas 

Trump floating Mark Meadows for White House chief of staff

Trump calls for end to Mueller probe despite Russian campaign bid findings

Trump on Comey's testimony to Congress: 'All lies!'

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12/8/18

McConnell resists pressure to move on criminal justice overhaul, angering some Republicans 

Sen. Tim Scott tells fellow Republicans: Do better on judicial nominees 

Republicans missed best shot on keeping promise to cut spending

Republican congressman says George Soros ‘turned on fellow Jews’

Disputed North Carolina race raises prospect of congressional probe

US-Saudi relationship enters uncharted territory

Trump’s economy teetering on trade tensions, volatile markets

Mueller flashes some cards in Russia probe, but hides his hand 

For first time, prosecutors connect Trump to a federal crime

Comey reveals new details on Russia probe during House testimony

Comey: Russia investigation initially looked at 4 Americans

The Michael Cohen Sentencing Memos Are Damning for Trump

Doctors tell NRA why they are experts on gun violence
(After being told to ‘stay in their lane,’ physicians’ determination grows)

Joaquín Castro: Trump would be 'in court right now' if he weren't the president or 'privileged'

Who will speak for the Democrats and what will he or she have to say? 

Donald Trump makes it official: Gen. Mark Milley to chair Joint Chiefs of Staff

Chief of Staff John Kelly to leave White House by end of month, Trump says 

Trump first wanted his attorney general pick William Barr for another job: Defense lawyer

Closer legal peril for Trump in probes; he sees no collusion

Trump’s economy teetering on trade tensions, volatile markets

Trump slams Macron's idea of a 'real European army'

Trump flubs speech location at criminal justice conference

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12/7/18

Oil prices spike, stocks plummet as uncertainty roils global markets 

Dow tumbles more than 500 points, wipes out gain for the year to cap wild week on Wall Street

Job growth falls short of expectations in November: 155,000 payrolls created vs 198,000 estimate

Trump wants to narrow the trade deficit. It just reached a ten-year high. 

Senators want assurances from attorney general pick on fate of Mueller probe

Senate edges closer to rebuking Trump on Saudi Arabia

N.C. GOP candidate says he ‘would wholeheartedly support a new election’ if evidence emerges that fraud affected results 

Comey: House Republicans 'came up empty today but will try again'

Watergate's John Dean on Cohen filing: Congress will have to 'start impeachment proceedings'

Chinese exec’s arrest threatens U.S. trade talks
(Secretive case against a top officer of phone giant Huawei is seen as ‘a shot into heart’ of China’s tech ambitions.)

It’s Not Too Late to Save the INF Treaty
(No one should dismiss lightly an agreement that has helped keep the United States and its allies safe for a generation.)

Rex Tillerson on Trump: ‘Undisciplined, doesn’t like to read’ and tries to do illegal things 

Appeals court denies Trump bid to reinstate asylum ban

The red flags on Trump’s new attorney general pick, William Barr 

William Barr’s record on 4 key issues

Mueller is putting the puzzle pieces together on Trump

Court filings present Trump as key figure in multiple federal investigations

Court filings directly implicate Trump in efforts to buy women’s silence, reveal new contact between inner circle and Russian 

Mueller says Manafort lied about contacts with Trump officials

Manafort told ‘multiple lies’ about Trump contacts: Mueller

Prosecutors: Michael Cohen acted at Trump's direction when he broke the law

Feds recommend ‘substantial’ prison time for ex-Trump lawyer Michael Cohen

McCabe opened obstruction of justice probe into Trump before Mueller investigation

NRA, Trump Campaign Illegally Coordinated Election Ads, Charges FEC Complaint

Shields and Brooks on Cohen filings and Bush’s legacy

Dem: Cohen filing means Trump committed two felonies

Onetime Pelosi foe reverses course, announces support for her House speaker bid 

Strategist behind Warren's political rise to meet with O'Rourke

Trump announces nominations for attorney general, UN ambassador

Trump expected to tap Army chief as next chairman of the Joint Chiefs 

Trump announces changes to his Cabinet; White House chief of staff may be gone soon 

Trump stumps for wall funding, criminal justice overhaul. But the wall is what captivates him most. 

Trump’s undocumented immigrant employees: One more thing he does that he campaigned against 

Trump cuts price tag of border wall to $15 billion

Trump signs bill delaying government shutdown, setting up Christmastime showdown over border wall

Trump administration set to relax Obama-era water protections

Trump wants to narrow the trade deficit. It just reached a ten-year high. 

Trump Melted Down Twice in 12 Hours as Robert Mueller's Next Drop Looms

Trump promises a ‘major Counter Report’ to rebut Mueller’s findings 

Trump pushes back on Tillerson criticism: 'He was dumb as a rock'

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12/6/18

Dow stages comeback from deep losses fueled by uncertainty of U.S.-China trade deal 

Dow rebounds from 780-point plunge, ends day just slightly lower on report Fed may pause hikes

US markets plunge after arrest of Chinese tech executive

Huawei is one of China’s most important tech companies — here’s what it does and why the U.S. government is wary 

Houston says goodbye to former President George H.W. Bush, a 'devoted' man of faith

Mourners in Texas pay their final respects to George H.W. Bush 

Oak Ridge Boys keep long-held promise to sing at George H.W. Bush's funeral

Simpson was Bush’s best buddy in Congress. Few presidents have those confidants. 

George H. W. Bush always saw us as real people

Compassionate confidence when boss Reagan was shot
(Bush’s true character shone through during the crisis, associates say)

Senate sends two-week funding measure to Trump

Congress passes bill to delay government shutdown and border wall fight for two weeks

Republican Jeff Flake and Democrat Catherine Cortez Masto want the Defense Department to stop paying for robot bartenders

Senate approves Trump nominee to lead polarizing consumer watchdog agency

Republican officials had early warnings of voting irregularities in North Carolina 

North Carolina man says GOP operative illegally collected his signed, blank absentee ballot in contested race

GOP, Dems locked in fight over North Carolina fraud probe

Kobach ‘very concerned’ voter fraud may have happened in North Carolina

Mueller poised to reveal new details on Russia probe in Manafort, Cohen filings

The White House Has No Plan for Confronting the Mueller Report

Debate over term limits for Supreme Court gains new life

Coal booster to join energy regulator, dealing setback to green movement

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Loses Patience With Donald Trump: 'I Don't Think He's Capable'

Democrat Dan McCready withdraws his concession in North Carolina congressional race roiled by accusations of fraud 

Black Caucus chairman pushes back against committee term limits

Schumer gets ready to go on the offensive

Trump to nominate State Department spokeswoman Heather Nauert as the next U.N. ambassador 

William Barr is leading attorney general candidate in Trump discussions 

Trump’s Push to Boost Lethal Drone Exports Reaps Few Rewards

Trump, without evidence, says Arizona 'bracing' for surge of immigrants

Trump allegedly had illegal immigrants clean his underwear, trophies

Trump business empire shuns E-Verify, hires illegal immigrants

Making President Trump’s Bed: A Housekeeper Without Papers

Trump’s 2020 campaign will be headquartered at Trump Tower

Donald Trump ‘Miffed’ That Events Honoring George HW Bush Were About George HW Bush, Not Him, ‘NYT’ Reports

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12/5/18

Washington pays final farewell to George H.W. Bush

Live coverage: Washington honors George HW Bush with state funeral
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Watch: George W. Bush remembers his father George H.W. Bush

World’s dignitaries bid farewell to George H.W. Bush

Prince Charles attends George H.W. Bush's funeral

Mulroney, Bush and the last lyrical act of a unique friendship

George H.W. Bush funeral: Former president remembered for integrity, service 

Trump criticized for not reading Apostles' Creed at Bush funeral

All the presidents at the Bush funeral service together recited this core prayer. Except one.

Trump’s awkward presidential greetings, and five other memorable moments from George H.W. Bush’s state funeral 

George HW Bush was president for only 4 years, but he shaped the Supreme Court for decades

George P. Bush: The future of a political dynasty

GOP lawmaker defends Trump's Khashoggi response: 'Journalists disappear all over the country'

Senate panel delays Trump’s judicial picks amid Mueller standoff

Senate advances Trump energy pick after Manchin flips

Sessions says he has no plans to return to Senate

Sessions hints he's done with politics

Poll: Americans want lame-duck Congress to focus on border security, health care

Satellite images reveal North Korea upgrading unidentified missile base: report

Russia lashes out, threatens to target U.S. allies if Trump kills arms treaty

Saudi-funded lobbyist paid for 500 rooms at Trump’s hotel after 2016 election 

'Not to sound naive or anything': Trump says he believes China's Xi means 'every word' on trade truce

‘We are in trouble.’ Global carbon emissions reached a record high in 2018. 

Trump's New Immigration Rule Could Threaten Health Care for 6.8 Million Children Who Are U.S. Citizens

Here's where tariffs are taking a toll across the country, according to the Fed 

Five takeaways from Mueller’s Flynn memo

Investigators focusing on foreign lobbying by firms linked to Manafort

Fox News legal analyst Andrew Napolitano expects Donald Trump Jr. to be indicted

Rudy Giuliani is Trump’s cybersecurity adviser. He might want a refresher. 

House Democrat calls for emergency hearing into alleged election fraud in North Carolina 

House Democrats want more aggressive scrutiny of health-care mergers 
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Criminal justice reform splits 2020 Democrats

Polls say Joe Biden’s age isn’t necessarily hurting him with young Democrats 

Trump, Obama, Clinton and Carter, all in a row at Bush funeral

Donald Trump Makes No Effort To Greet Jimmy Carter, The Oldest Living President, At Bush Funeral

Trump criticized for not reading Apostles' Creed at Bush funeral

'Not to sound naive or anything': Trump says he believes China's Xi means 'every word' on trade truce

How President Trump twists government data to suit the political moment 

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12/4/18

U.S. stocks are battered in one of their worst days of 2018 as U.S.-China trade deal appears to sputter 

Stock markets plunge after Trump’s ‘Tariff Man’ tweet

A full schedule of George H.W. Bush’s memorial events, funeral

Dole salute embodies emotion of Bush farewell

At 95, Bob Dole stands up from wheelchair to salute fellow WWII hero George HW Bush

We never met a man as remarkable as George H.W. Bush — and we never will again 

George H.W. Bush’s life proves that, sometimes, things go gloriously right 

Trump will see a lot of love — for Bush
(The president plans to attend, but not to address, the funeral of a predecessor whom he openly ridiculed.)

At farewell to Bush, a yearning for decency, moderation and compromise 

George H.W. Bush leaves mixed record on race, civil rights

Trump-GOP rift grows over Saudis

GOP senators come out and say it: The Trump administration is covering up Khashoggi’s killing

Senators accuse Saudi crown prince of complicity in Khashoggi’s killing

GOP senators rip Saudi prince after briefing: 'There's a smoking saw'

Clock ticks down on GOP Congress

GOP committee reports ‘cyber intrusion’ to FBI

Republican wins Georgia secretary of state runoff to replace Kemp

House Ethics extends investigation into GOP lawmaker Garrett

How Trump appointees curbed a consumer protection agency loathed by the GOP 

Lame-duck power grab in Wisconsin showcases the GOP’s embrace of zero-sum politics 

Pompeo gives Russia an ultimatum: 60 days to comply with nuclear weapons treaty or US will leave

Bolton: US ‘strongly supports’ anti-tunnel operation in Israel’s north

Mueller recommends no jail time for Flynn, citing his 'substantial assistance'

Roger Stone pleads Fifth, won't give testimony or documents to Senate Judiciary Committee

Giuliani attack on Twitter prompts backlash

Whoops, Rudy Giuliani: Your tweet indirectly called President Trump a traitor

D.C., Maryland begin seeking Trump financial documents in case related to his D.C. hotel 

9th Circuit Court strikes down federal law against encouraging illegal immigration

Under China's New Rules, U.S. Recycling Suffers

GM lobbyists go into full crisis mode over layoffs

Democrats could refuse to seat North Carolina Republican, Hoyer says 

Exclusive: Democrats prepare to probe Trump's FBI headquarters plan - Rep Connolly

O'Rourke met with Obama shortly after midterm loss: report

'I am a Tariff Man': Trump threatens to restart trade war if China talks fail

Trump doubles down on threats: 'China does not want tariffs'

‘Chaos breeds chaos’: Trump’s erratic and false claims roil the globe. Again. 

Trump points to French riots to justify pulling out of Paris climate deal

President retweets false claim that Paris rioters 'want Trump'

Trump and NATO Show Rare Unity in Confronting Russia’s Arms Treaty Violation

Trump mulling charging immigrants a fee for applying for asylum

Trump administration recommends postal reforms that could raise rates, setting up fight with Amazon

Trump begins making overtures to Democrats amid skepticism it will lead to any deals 

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12/3/18

George H.W. Bush remembered as casket arrives in DC

George H.W. Bush makes his last journey to Washington 

Sully, Bush’s service dog, lies by his casket before one last journey with the former president 

Bush family seeks to steer clear of anti-Trump sentiment at 41st president’s funeral 

Friends, former aides remember what made George H.W. Bush ‘the kind of person I want as president’

Tamara Keith and Stuart Rothenberg on George H.W. Bush and the GOP's evolution

Shutdown Fight Over Wall Is Likely to Be Delayed Until Just Before Christmas

Republicans’ hard-line stance on immigration may alienate millennials for years 

Trump lays off McConnell as criminal justice reform stalls

McConnell: 'Complete fracture' with Saudi Arabia not in U.S. interest

'Just a lot of alarmism’: Trump’s skepticism of climate science is echoed across GOP 

North Carolina election-fraud investigation centers on operative with criminal history who worked for GOP congressional candidate 

Woman says she was paid to collect absentee ballots in North Carolina House race

GOP-held state legislatures in Wisconsin and Michigan are trying to limit new Democratic governors’ powers 

The G-20 summit was overshadowed by other news. But there wasn’t much to overshadow anyway. 

Treasury's Mnuchin says US is working toward a real agreement with...

The U.S.-China trade 'deal' offers less than meets the eye 

Trump-Xi deal buys time but doesn’t solve deep U.S.-China differences over trade

US farmers more cautious than hopeful after China trade deal

How Europe Could Blunt U.S.Iran Sanctions Without Washington Lifting A Finger

In Immigration Battle, Judge Says Trump Can't Withhold Law Enforcement Funds From Sanctuary States

U.S. to end subsidies for electric cars, renewables, says White House

Mueller is about to have his say -- in a big way

Mueller preparing end game for Russia investigation 

Special counsel will make Manafort memo public by Friday, spokesman says

Is President Trump Tampering With Witnesses Through Twitter?

Trump Comes Dangerously Close to Witness Tampering

3 takeaways about Trump’s role in Cohen’s lies, from Cohen’s new filing 

WHIP LIST: Pelosi seeks path to 218

Pelosi emphasizes pro-Israel cred of leaders she plans to name in House

A quartet of Democratic women now lead party committees 

O’Rourke, Brown shake up volatile Democratic horse race

As medical community speaks out on gun violence, Democrats vow to push legislation 

Statement from President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump on the Passing of Former President George H.W. Bush

President Trump, first lady visit Capitol Rotunda to pay respects for George H.W. Bush

Trump Calls U.S. Defense Spending “Crazy” in Apparent Change of Heart on Military Budget

Trump's China truce sets up a make-or-break stretch for his promise to overhaul America's trade policy

Trump has won little from China so far. There isn’t an ‘incredible’ deal yet. 

Trump-Xi deal buys time but doesn’t solve deep U.S.-China differences over trade

Trump used a really unfortunate phrase while hailing progress with China 

Trump lays off McConnell as criminal justice reform stalls

Trump says Michael Cohen deserves a ‘full and complete’ sentence 

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12/2/18

George H.W. Bush to lie in state in Capitol Rotunda next week

'Special Air Mission 41': Bush's final flights on 'Air Force One'

4 days of events honoring former President George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush had no grand dreams. His competence and restraint were enough.

For George H.W. Bush, Pearl Harbor changed everything, and World War II made him a hero 

George H.W. Bush was the accidental catalyst that built the new Republican Party 

How George H.W. Bush pushed the United States to embrace free trade 

George H.W. Bush’s image of civility contrasts with much of current politics

‘A patriot and servant’
(Tributes and condolences from around globe pour in for 41st president)

Cheney: George H.W. Bush 'masterfully handled' end of the Cold War

Colin Powell: Bush was 'most qualified person' on foreign policy ever to serve as president

Colin Powell recalls George H.W. Bush's humility as central to his success

Former White House correspondent: I never heard George H.W. Bush chew out reporters

Sam Donaldson on George H. W. Bush's relationship with the press

Former secretary of State: Bush 'kept his spirit' right until the 'very end'

Obama, Clinton, son share recollections of George H.W. Bush

‘Honorable, gracious and decent’: In death, Bush becomes a yardstick for President Trump 

The last stand of Congress’s Never Trump brigade

Trump nominee rejected
(Two GOP senators block a racially divisive judicial pick.)

GOP balks at Trump drug pricing plan

GOP senator: 'I think we need to do more' to respond to Russian aggression toward Ukraine

Senate headed for clash over Saudi Arabia

Lawmakers wary of Trump’s threat to cancel NAFTA 

Senate Republican: Skeptics of Trump trade policy can 'take some encouragement' from developments

Senate Republican: 'Big mistake' if Cohen lied to intelligence committee

Incoming GOP lawmaker says he may have violated campaign finance law

Migrants wait at US border with numbers written on their arms

'Deep fakes' most sinister threat yet to U.S. elections, devastating to democracy

Comey reaches agreement with Republicans for testimony

Giuliani trashes Mueller probe over 'unethical' tactics after Cohen guilty plea

Cohen’s guilty plea suggests Russia has ‘leverage’ over Trump, top Democrat says 

Trump’s Mueller problems deepen, worrying allies

With H.R. 1, Democrats Announce a New Program for Electoral Reform

Democratic senator: US must maintain strategic relationship with Saudis and hold them accountable

Warner says he believes Republicans would 'like to have known' Trump was dealing with Russia in 2016

Schiff knocks Trump: Negotiations over Moscow property not 'very cool'

Schiff: Trump refusal to rule out Manafort pardon adds to evidence of obstruction of justice

U.S. and China agree to new talks as Trump pulls back on tariffs 

Trump: China agrees to reduce tariffs on US autos

Trump: NAFTA deal will be terminated in 'near future'

Trump Had 'Informal' Conversation With Putin At G-20 Summit

Twists but no plot’: Trump’s diminishing foreign travel reflects a president scaling back foreign ambition 

S. Korea's Moon: Trump wants to grant Kim Jong Un's wishes

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12/1/18

George H.W. Bush, 41st president of the United States, dies at 94 

Former president George H.W. Bush’s state funeral set for Wednesday; he will lie in state at U.S. Capitol

D.C. readies for memorial events honoring late President George H.W. Bush

Stock markets to close for a day to honor George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush’s last words revealed

President George H. W. Bush's last words to his son were: 'I love you, too'

George H.W. Bush valued expertise, prudence in navigating a world on fire 

Former President George H.W. Bush remembered for role in Cold War, Iraq

Bush remembered as peerless patriot, patriarch of political dynasty

Quotes from former President George H.W. Bush

Bush, a president who grappled with Jewish leaders, engineered rescue of Jews

The Irreducible Niceness of George H. W. Bush

I covered George H.W. Bush: He was the nicest politician I ever met

Colin Powell remembers George H.W. Bush: 'A perfect American' who 'hated losing'

Rubio: Bush showed that 'true leadership' not about 'boasting & insults'

Bill Clinton: George H.W. Bush’s Oval Office note to me revealed the heart of who he was 

‘His life was a hymn of honor’: Washington reacts to George H.W. Bush’s passing 

Presidents, world leaders praise former US president George H.W. Bush

George H.W. Bush and Trump -- a study in presidential contrasts

Congress considers measure to postpone shutdown deadline until after Bush services 

Flake: Mueller bill has votes to pass Senate

Trump’s new NAFTA faces uphill battle in Congress

After ‘highly successful meeting,’ U.S. and China agree to new talks and hold off on raising tariffs for 90 days 

Pompeo: Iran tested multiple warhead missile which can hit Middle East, Europe

Pompeo: no intelligence directly links Saudi prince to Khashoggi killing

Mattis reveals Russian government attempted to interfere in U.S. midterm elections

This week in Trumponomics: An ugly collision with General Motors

Charities fear hit from Trump tax law during holidays

Mueller’s probe has produced a rogues’ gallery of liars 

Menacing Mueller probe beginning to rattle Trump

Cohen deal intensifies scrutiny on Trump business dealings

3 takeaways about Trump’s role in Cohen’s lies, from Cohen’s new filing 

Michael Cohen begs federal judge for mercy after guilty plea

Trump to attend George H.W. Bush funeral, names Dec. 5 national day of mourning 

Trump to attend George H.W. Bush’s funeral, declares national day of mourning

Trump reacts to death of George H.W. Bush

Donald Trump once mocked the same George H.W. Bush quote he used to remember him

Trump claims win on trade deal
(Mexico and Canada sign pact to replace NAFTA, a product of hard-line U.S. tactics. It may come at a cost.)

Trump ramps up airstrikes as Taliban peace talks remain elusive

Trump’s racist policies have been even worse than we feared 

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11/30/18

George H.W. Bush, the 41st U.S. president and father of the 43rd, has died at age 94

Bush's single White House term shaped U.S. history for decades

Why isn’t Mitch McConnell bringing up criminal justice reform? 

Senator Chuck Grassley Neglects Juveniles For Crime Reform Bill, Advocates Say

Republican leadership struggles to secure votes for lame-duck $54 billion tax package 

Why is the Senate challenging Trump on Yemen? Here’s what you need to know. 

Utah Sen. Mike Lee and Rep. John Curtis want U.S. involvement in the war in Yemen to end

Flake Admits Retirement Freed Him to Block Trump Judicial Nominees

Ousted Rep. Mia Love knocks Trump, GOP for making women and minorities feel unwelcome

N.C. election officials plan hearing over fraud concerns in U.S. House race, raising possibility of new election 

Incoming governors illustrate the rural turn Republicans have taken in the Trump era 

Farm Bill Deal Removes House GOP Work Requirements for Food Stamps

Homeland Security asks for more law enforcement on southern border and troops to remain until end of January

Trump demand that asylum seekers wait in Mexico may turn on legal clause

Why the G-20 Leaders Are Gloating Behind Trump’s Back

Vladimir Putin And Saudi Crown Prince Pal Around At G20 Summit

Will Trump and Xi make a deal in Buenos Aires?

US, Canada, and Mexico's newly signed trade pact looks a lot like NAFTA. Here are the key differences between them

United Auto Workers union says GM layoffs show new trade deal won't stop jobs from going to Mexico

Steel and aluminum tariffs remain a headache despite Trump's trade deal with Mexico and Canada

The lies that Mueller has already documented 

Mueller considers more charges against Trump's ex-campaign chief Paul Manafort, as sentencing for DC case set for March 5

Mueller's Russia investigation picks up steam, and so do Trump's tweets

Michael Cohen thought Trump would give him a pardon: CNN

Is floating a $50 million TrumpTower penthouse for Vladimir Putin illegal? 

Whitaker fielded early fraud complaints from customers at patent company even as he championed it, records show 

Trump’s acting attorney general once referred to the president’s behavior as ‘a little dangerous’ and ‘a little outlandish’ 

Trump administration approves seismic tests that could harm thousands of Atlantic dolphins and whales 

Shields and Brooks on Mueller developments and congressional dynamics

Obama remembers George HW Bush: 'A patriot and humble servant'

Dems won’t pick shutdown fight over Dreamers

Progressives say dire climate reports point to need for ‘Green New Deal’

Dems vow quick action to bolster voting rights upon taking power

After Cohen plea, Democrats in Congress eye other Trump allies' testimony

Democrats look to force Donald Trump to release tax returns

How voting present could secure the Speakership for Nancy Pelosi

Trump praises George H.W. Bush's humility and 'unflappable leadership'

Trump issues Alaska emergency declaration after earthquake

Trump breezes past Putin at start of G-20 summit, exchanges ‘pleasantries’ with Saudi prince 

After signing new North American trade pact at G-20, Trump turns sights to China 

Trump frets as Mueller probe follows him abroad

Trump administration offers states four ways to circumvent Obamacare rules 

Trump has flouted the rules before. But his dealing in Russia is a new level of brazenness.
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The Trump denial pattern: From ‘no way’ to ‘why not?’ 

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11/29/18

Senate passes resolution condemning Russian aggression against Ukraine

Republican Sen. Tim Scott says he will block confirmation of Trump judicial nominee amid racial controversy 

Collins to serve as ranking Republican of House Judiciary Committee

Flake to ask again for vote on Mueller protection bill next week

Deal to pass farm bill scraps House GOP plan for new food stamp work requirements 

GOP lawmakers air concerns with Trump drug pricing move in meeting with health chief

House GOP’s lame-duck tax package would cost $55 billion, CBO says 

Paul Ryan reveals his two biggest regrets

Jordan secures Oversight ranking member role after Meadows suddenly steps aside

‘We won women.’ GOP governors who survived the blue wave in blue states share advice. 

Trump asks RNC chair to stay for 2020 election

Trump’s court picks held hostage by Mueller bill

Certification in limbo in N.C. House race as fraud investigation continues 

Federal lawsuit aims to force special election for John McCain's Senate seat

Comey challenges House GOP subpoena in federal court

Facing Sharp Rebuke on Saudi Ties, U.S. Points to Growing Iran Threat

The Fed is warning that the trade war threatens the US economy as Trump heads to the G-20 for crucial talks with China's Xi

Kremlin touts Trump-Putin meeting — before Trump cancels it 

US will not prosecute migrants arrested in border clash

New insurance guidelines would undermine rules of the Affordable Care Act 

Under Trump, Number of Uninsured Kids Rose for First Time This Decade

Nearly 48,000 Colorado children could lose health insurance if Trump administration’s proposed change goes into effect, experts say

The EPA, Now Run By an Ex-Coal Lobbyist, Just Tried to Undermine the Climate Report It Helped Author

Michael Cohen, Trump’s former lawyer, pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Moscow project

Michael Cohen pleads guilty to lying to Congress about Trump Tower project in Moscow, cuts deal with special counsel Robert Mueller

Cohen’s Plea Suggests Russians Held ‘Kompromat’ on Trump

4 key takeaways from Michael Cohen’s new plea deal 

Robert Mueller's Russia probe is red hot again after midterm election quiet period 

Mueller eyes Ivanka and Don Jr.’s work on Trump Tower Moscow

FBI Raids Trump's Former Chicago Tax Attorney Who Saved the President $14 Million in Property Taxes

‘Individual 1’: Trump emerges as a central subject of Mueller probe 

Democrats reject new Republican plan to pay for Trump’s wall 

House Democratic leader threatens to tie Mueller protections to spending bill

House Dems plan to re-interview witnesses from Russia probe

New Hampshire Democrats invite rising star Beto O'Rourke to the crucial presidential primary state

Trump confronts new Russia test with Ukraine crisis

Trump makes Fed chief economic punching bag

The Legal Perils That Michael Cohen’s Guilty Plea Poses for Donald Trump

Trump claims 'billions of dollars are pouring into the coffers of the USA' because of his tariffs, but that's just a drop in the bucket

Trump asks RNC chair to stay for 2020 election

Trump mocks 'Little Michael' Bloomberg, other potential 2020 challengers

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11/28/18

Dow surges 600 points, biggest rally in eight months, after Powell signals rates are near neutral

Fed Chair Powell sends markets soaring with suggestion rate hikes may slow 

Senators back effort to suspend U.S. support for Saudi-led campaign in Yemen 

Showdown: Senate and Trump clash on Saudis

Criminal justice reform leaves Mitch McConnell caught between Trump and a hard place 

Sen. Mike Lee blocks bipartisan effort to vote on a bill protecting special counsel Mueller

Senate panel cancels votes on Trump court picks amid Flake standoff

Senate panel delays vote on Trump pick to lead Immigration and Customs Enforcement 

Senator Rand Paul blocking US military aid to Israel

Trump judicial nominee Thomas Farr advances in Senate amid racially charged controversy 

Senate Advances Judicial Nominee Known For Weakening Black Voters' Rights

A battle over Trump's border wall could shut down major parts of the government for the third time this year

Mattis: 'No smoking gun' tying Saudi crown prince to Khashoggi killing

Mike Pompeo’s highly evasive answers on Jamal Khashoggi 

Xi and Trump Should Swallow Their Pride and Join the TPP
(Joining the trade pact would force both sides to make much-needed changes.)

Why Xi Won’t Cave to Trump at G-20
(China’s leader, convinced of the course he has set, has little incentive to appease a wounded and unpopular U.S. president.)

How to Respond to Chinese Investment in Latin America

Ailing Central American migrants in dire conditions dig in at U.S. border

Veterans Affairs Dept says it won't reimburse vets who were underpaid GI Bill benefit payments: report

Patagonia calls Trump tax cut 'irresponsible,' says it will donate $10M corporate tax cut to environmental groups

Deere CEO expects trade war to have a long-lasting impact on agriculture

Trump’s 'chicken tax' would kill, not save, automotive jobs

Yahoo News Explains: The cost of Trump’s tariff war

Giuliani’s bizarre bragging about the Manafort-Trump alliance highlights new obstruction questions 

How Mueller can use the Manafort plea to get around the White House — if he wants 

Trump’s night-owl calls to Roger Stone in 2016 draw scrutiny in Mueller probe 

What can House Democrats accomplish with their new oversight and investigative powers? 

Budowsky: House Dems won a historic mandate

TJ Cox beats Republican Rep. David Valadao to give Democrats gain of 40 House seats, seven in California

Trying to ride ‘blue wave’

Democrats nominate Rep. Nancy Pelosi for speaker, a show of strength that will be tested when the full House votes in January 

Another Dem to oppose Pelosi

Trump threatens penalties on foreign cars after GM plans U.S. layoffs 

Trump Threatens to Cut All GM Subsidies—But He Doesn’t Seem to Know What They Are

Exclusive: Two key answers from Trump to Mueller

Trump says pardon for Paul Manafort still a possibility

Trump administration finalizing bump stock ban

From inconsequential to illegal, all the ways President Trump has suggested cutting the deficit 

Trump threatens to declassify ‘devastating’ docs about Democrats

Trump heads to G20 primed for new conflicts

Trump indicates concern for Israel requires US troops remain in Middle East

Trump administration expected to extend military mission along border through the holidays 

Trump says his presidency so far makes him 'far greater than Ronald Reagan'

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11/27/18

General Motors' shares fall after Trump threatens to cut its subsidies as retaliation for layoffs

GM layoffs pierce the heart of Trump's #MAGA promise 

Farm bankruptcies on the rise according to new Fed report

Hyde-Smith prevails in Mississippi runoff after 'public hanging' stumble

New GOP bill would tweak Trump tax law, extend perks set to expire 

Farmers sticking with Trump, says GOP senator

Facebook asks Sen. Cindy Hyde-Smith for contribution refund, as Mississippi Republican faces nail biter of an election runoff against Mike Espy

San Francisco Giants owner wants controversial donation to Cindy Hyde-Smith campaign returned

McConnell: Saudi actions 'abhorrent' and warrant 'response'

Scalise taps Rep. Drew Ferguson to serve as House GOP deputy whip

Senate Republicans mull changes to controversial criminal justice bill

Migrants face unlawful detention and squalid conditions at US-Mexico border, report alleges

Mexico accepts housing migrants, seeks US development aid

New York top court: Jury trials needed when deportation a risk

Why the trade deficit is getting bigger — despite all of Trump’s promises 

GM layoffs show why there’s a crisis of confidence in American capitalism 

How Trump’s border decisions represent ‘completely new’ American policy

Weather Service promotes Trump administration climate report, breaking from ‘stick to weather’ past 

State Department approves $1.2 billion in tank ammunition, helicopter sales to Egypt

Manafort plea decision represents setback for Mueller

Manafort lawyer shared Mueller probe details with Trump’s legal team

New Emails Prove Just How Much Fox News Is in the Tank for the Trump Administration
(The president's pravda network allowed one of his most corrupt goons to dictate the questions and script for his interview.)

Unnamed donors gave large sums to conservative nonprofit that funded pro-Trump allies 

Democrats make legislative gains over GOP in redistricting battle

Dems criticize Brady's new tax package

Intrigue surrounds Nancy Pelosi vote

Seth Moulton is playing a risky game against Nancy Pelosi

Trump slams Fed chair, questions climate change and threatens to cancel Putin meeting in wide-ranging interview with The Post

President Trump’s full Washington Post interview transcript, annotated 

Trump says he may cancel G20 meeting with Putin over clash with Ukraine

Trump says he’s considering a Plan B if Congress rejects his demand for $5 billion in border wall funding 

Trump faces blowback from trade and immigration policies 

Trump administration to appeal judge's order blocking asylum ban

Trump threatens GM over plant closures 

Trump blasts Fed chair over stock market slide, GM layoffs

Trump on climate change: ‘People like myself, we have very high levels of intelligence but we’re not necessarily such believers.’ 

Trump, Cuomo to meet at White House to discuss infrastructure project

The Trump administration takes another swing at lowering drug prices 

Trump calls Mueller a ‘conflicted prosecutor gone rogue’

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11/26/18

GM poised to close plants in Michigan, Ohio, Maryland, will cut 15% of salaried workers

GM to lay off 15 percent of salaried workers, halt production at five plants in U.S. and Canada 

Trumbull County, Ohio, shifted 30 points to vote Trump. That didn’t save its car plant. 

GOP Rep. Mia Love rips Trump, Republicans in concession speech

Lindsey Graham Accuses Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez Of Comparing Refugee Caravan To Holocaust

GOP fears damage in Mississippi

GOP chairman releases year-end tax package

The GOP is now the party of neo-Confederates 

U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley condemns Russia’s ‘outlaw’ actions against Ukrainian ships 

Border melee ups ante on shutdown

Border crossing at San Ysidro closed down for hours after migrants rush port of entry in chaotic scene

AP FACT CHECK: Obama didn't have family separation policy

Mueller says Manafort lied after pleading guilty, should be sentenced immediately 

Manafort violated plea deal, lied to investigators, prosecutors say

Climate change in the US will hurt poor people the most, according to a bombshell federal report

15 AGs Support Lawsuit Challenging Trump's Appointment Of Matt Whitaker

Amy Walter and Tamara Keith on Mississippi Senate race

Schumer walking tightrope with committee assignments

Pelosi and Democratic dissidents trade gains in hard slog of speaker’s race 

Senior House Democrats tap brakes on investigating Trump

Democrat TJ Cox grabs lead over Republican David Valadao in nation's last remaining undecided House race

Ocasio-Cortez fires back at Graham after he tells her to take a tour of the Holocaust Museum

Newly Elected State Lawmaker Calls Tennessee ‘Racist’ and GOP Voters ‘Uneducated

Secret groups of Democratic women are organizing deep in Republican territory 

Trump-Xi G-20 meeting offers best chance in months to defuse U.S.-China trade fight 

Exaggerating economic numbers is nothing new for Trump. Doing so to give the Saudis cover is. 

Trump defends use of tear gas at the border

Trump threatens to permanently close Mexico border after clashes

Trump’s last, best chance for wall creates latest shutdown threat

Trump urges Congress to 'fund the wall' as migrant children face tear gas at the border

Trump fails to single out Russia in Ukraine spat

Trump says he expects to raise China tariffs -Wall Street Journal

Trump blasts GM over Ohio plant closure

Trump says GM 'better' add new facility in Ohio after cuts

Trump on his government’s climate warning: ‘I don’t believe it’

A rush to judgment: The Trump administration is taking science out of air quality standards

Trump attacks looming Mueller report after an ally predicts it will be ‘devastating’ 

What President Trump hasn't done for Hispanics and African Americans 

Trump’s rescue mission to Mississippi may drag Cindy Hyde-Smith across the finish line 

Trump sticks with old playbook to aid GOP in Senate runoff

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11/25/18

GOP senators open door to tougher response on Saudi Arabia

Republican Senators Urge Tougher Stance On Saudi Arabia: Trump's Statement 'So Weak'

More Republicans challenge Trump on defense of Saudi crown prince

GOP senator: Trump’s assessment of Khashoggi killing ‘inconsistent with the intelligence’

Sasse knocks Trump over Saudi crown prince's role in Khashoggi killing: 'It is not strength to sort of mumble past that'

Full Lee Interview: 'Congress has to take some ownership in U.S. foreign policy'

Rep. Gowdy suggests videotaping Comey testimony to prevent selective leaks 

Trey Gowdy: Republicans have already investigated Ivanka's emails more than Dems did Benghazi

Gowdy on Ivanka Trump's email investigation: 'I'm concerned anytime any president prejudges the outcome'

GOP senator calls book labeling him among Trump's enemies 'pretty warped'

GOP senator calls for ‘balance’ after climate change report

Conservative vs. moderate in Mississippi Senate election

Kasich 'very seriously' considering 2020 run: I have conversations 'virtually every day'

Tensions escalate at US-Mexico border

US agents fire tear gas at migrants in start of border clashes with Mexico

Mexico denies any asylum deal with U.S.
(‘Safe third country’ approach would have prevented thousands of migrants from filing claims to cross border.)

Haley: UN Security Council to hold emergency meeting on Ukraine-Russia tensions

Anti-abortion groups in standoff with Trump over fetal tissue research

White House says it’s Dems who must work with Trump

Business groups brace for Dem push to hike corporate taxes

In the United States, right-wing violence is on the rise 

Robert Mueller's Russia probe 'is going to be devastating' for President Trump, Alan Dershowitz says

Problem Solvers Dems urge Pelosi to publicly back three rules changes

Incoming Dem lawmaker mocks Trump for referring to himself as 'President T'

Ocasio-Cortez on border tensions: Applying for refugee status isn't a crime

Senate Dem knocks Trump administration's climate report: 'They couldn’t pick a day' to get less attention

Schiff: Whitaker not telling Congress his intentions on Mueller

Trump slams '60 Minutes' over report on family separations

Trump accuses Mexico, Central America of trying to 'dump' their unwanted in U.S.

Trump aims tweet at migrant caravans as holiday break ends

Trump demands action to reduce deficit, pushes new deficit spending 

Trump criticizes French protests for not focusing on his priorities 












































































































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