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US Treasury rejects Exxon Mobil request to drill in Russia

Government Says No Misconduct Took Place During Schock Investigation

Trump’s celebrity court: How the spotlight highlights every clash among his aides

Trump to sell attack planes to Nigeria for Boko Haram fight

Unions Attack Dems By Using DeVos And Trump

Trump sheds nationalist coat, as Bannon wing chastened

Hello? Justice Stephen Breyer’s cellphone rings in court

Trump orders probe of foreign steel’s impact on US security

NC Board Of Elections: Dems Cast More Than Half Of Illegal Votes In 2016


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A spokesman for Barack Obama spoke out Wednesday against critics who called out the former president for reportedly accepting a $400,000 speaking fee, backed by a Wall Street bank. Eric Schultz, the spokesman, told Fortune that in 2008, then-candidate Obama pulled in more money than any candidate in history, and went on to “implement the …

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Only two Democrats on the House intel panel have bothered to read the classified materials Original link

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President Trump and the leaders of Mexico and Canada agreed Wednesday to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement (NAFTA), the White House said Wednesday night.  “it is my privilege to bring NAFTA up to date through renegotiation,” Trump said in a statement. “It is an honor to deal with both [Mexican] President [Enrique] Peña …

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Texas Sen. Ted Cruz told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that “there’s a justice” to his proposal that money seized from drug cartel capos be used to pay for President Trump’s promised border wall. “These drug cartels are the ones crossing the border with impunity, smuggling drugs, smuggling narcotics, engaged in human trafficking,” the Republican …

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INTreasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin told Fox News’ “Tucker Carlson Tonight” that President Trump’s tax reform plan would amount to a “middle-income tax cut” and would “make business competitive.” “This is about massive reductions in business rates for corporations and for small businesses, and many studies show that 70 percent of the tax burden falls on …

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Taylor Force was a West Point graduate who served in Afghanistan and Iraq. He was pursuing his MBA at Vanderbilt last year, and his future was certainly very bright. “Taylor was stabbed to death while he was in Israel by a Palestinian,” says his mother, Robbi, matter-of-factly. Taylor, who was 28, was walking along the …

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A Fox News Poll taken as the Trump administration nears its 100-day milestone gives mixed messages to the president. President Trump’s job ratings are underwater by three percentage points.  Currently 45 percent approve of the job he’s doing.  That’s down slightly from the 48 percent approval he received when he first took office — and …

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Trump administration officials outlined a sweeping tax reform plan Wednesday that calls for “massive” cuts for businesses and other changes that could yield big savings for American families.  The plan swiftly drew congressional criticism about the potential impact on the deficit. But administration officials voiced optimism that the proposal would spur economic growth, and said …

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President Trump’s top economic advisers laid out an ambitious tax plan Wednesday afternoon that the administration contends will simplify the process for average Americans and “stimulate” business investment. Chief economic adviser Gary Cohn and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin unveiled the first official details — printed on a single sheet of paper — of a plan …

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The judge who struck down a Trump administration crackdown on sanctuary cities is a hard-core Democrat activist whose life has been steeped in liberal politics since childhood. Judge William Orrick III, 63, who on Tuesday blocked the administration from withholding federal funds from cities that don’t cooperate with federal immigration officials, attended the landmark 1968 …

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The White House has drafted a notice that would signal the United States’ intent to withdraw from NAFTA, Fox News has learned — a precautionary move made as the administration considers whether to leave the trade pact.  The notification has not been submitted to Mexico or Canada, and it’s possible the White House might not …

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**Want FOX News Halftime Report in your inbox every day? Sign up here.** On the roster: Trump goes all in on tax cuts – No consensus yet on new TrumpCare plan – White House sets up showdown on NAFTA – maybe call it ‘The Trump Global Initiative’ – ‘That’s kind of the excitement of this job’ …

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An executive order that President Trump signed Wednesday requires the Interior Department to review the hundreds of millions of acres that former presidents have since 1993 designated as national monuments.  Here’s the tally of past designations:  President Bill Clinton: -19 national monuments       -5 million acres President George W. Bush: -6 national monuments …

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In a rare meeting, the Trump administration invited all 100 U.S. senators for a White House closed-door briefing on North Korea, as Pyongyang parades its nuclear might and the U.S. considers action. President Trump’s secretary of state, defense secretary, top general and national intelligence director were on hand to lay out the North’s escalating nuclear …

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House Republicans are pushing the Trump administration to take a hard look at the Obama administration’s release last year of several Iranian prisoners as well as a reported decision to abandon the pursuit of Iranian fugitives – even suggesting some cases be re-opened. The calls follow an extensive report by Politico earlier this week on …

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