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History of EPA employee misconduct could result in layoffs

Pundits brand Trump a flip-flopper, but many like the way he’s flipping

New York’s mayor blasts Sessions’ ‘soft on crime’ statement

State Department promotion of Trump’s Mar-a-Lago draws fire

Trump budges on border wall funding, easing shutdown standoff

Trump’s first 100 days: A packed agenda, with mixed results

The 100-day watch: Why every White House meeting seems to leak

Poll: Christie least popular governor, Republicans sweep top-10 list

Obama To Meet With Merkel In Germany In Late May


White House budget director Mick Mulvaney declined to say Sunday whether President Trump will insist Congress include money for his border wall in his proposed 2018 budget or risk a government shutdown. “We don’t know yet,” Mulvaney, director of the White House Office of Management and Budget, said on “Fox News Sunday.” “I’m not going …

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FBI Director James Comey reportedly did not trust former Attorney General Loretta Lynch and other senior officials at the Justice Department, speculating they might provide Hillary Clinton some political cover over her email scandal during the presidential election. Comey’s so-called “go-it-alone strategy” in the Clinton investigation emerged from suspicions that Lynch and other Justice Department …

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House Speaker Paul Ryan, R-Wis., reportedly told fellow GOP lawmakers Saturday that his main goal this week is to pass a stopgap spending bill that will keep the federal government open past April 28. Ryan, during the conference call, did not pledge to take up the health care bill and offered no specific plan on …

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President Trump says that he will hold a ‘BIG’ rally in Pennsylvania next Saturday, which will also mark his 100th day in office. “I will be holding a BIG rally in Pennsylvania. Look forward to it!” he tweeted Saturday. The announcement comes at a time when the president has a lot on the line, including …

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The Florida state senator who resigned this week after using a racial slur previously hired a former Hooters “calendar girl” and a Playboy model with no political experience to be consultants for his political action committee. The PAC for Florida state Sen. Frank Artiles, a Republican, hired the women last year and paid them a …

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Old-timers used to leaf through the Farmer’s Almanac to learn of prognostications for a blizzard churning around Valentine’s Day or to determine whether drenching rains would douse their fields come early May. The Almanac’s soothsaying is said to rely on mathematical equations, tidal movements and the prevalence of sunspots. Special elections are kind of like …

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President Trump on Saturday presented a Purple Heart medal to an Army sergeant during a visit to nearby Walter Reed National Medical Center, in suburban Maryland. “Looking forward to seeing our bravest and greatest Americans!,” Trump tweeted before visiting the premier military rehabilitation facility with first lady Melania Trump. The soldier who received the Purple …

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Old-timers used to leaf through the Farmer’s Almanac to learn of prognostications for a blizzard churning around Valentine’s Day or to determine whether drenching rains would douse their fields come early May. The Almanac’s soothsaying is said to rely on mathematical equations, tidal movements and the prevalence of sunspots. Special elections are kind of like …

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March for Science rallies are being help across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science. “When scientists were told on January 25 to be silent, this rally was conceived,” poet Jane Hirshfield told a rain-soaked crowd at a rally near the Washington Monument, footsteps from the …

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March on Science rallies are being help across the country Saturday in response to what organizers and attendees see as increasing attacks on science. “When scientists were told on January 25 to be silent, this rally was conceived,” poet Jane Hirshfield told a rain-soaked crowd at a rally near the Washington Monument, footsteps from the …

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U.S. Surgeon General Dr. Vivek Murthy, an Obama appointee, has been replaced by the Trump administration. “Today, Dr. Murthy, the leader of the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, was asked to resign from his duties as Surgeon General,” the Department of Health and Human Services said Friday. Murthy was appointed by President Barack Obama …

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Donald Trump’s legal team was trying to distance the president from international businessman Carter Page in the aftermath of the 2016 White House race, amid mounting questions about Russia influencing the outcome, according to a letter obtained by Fox News.   Attorney Don McGahn told Pace in a December 2016 letter to “immediately cease” saying …

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President Trump on Friday said businesses and individuals will receive a “massive tax cut” under a tax reform package he plans to unveil next week. In an interview with The Associated Press, Trump said the plan will result in tax cuts for both individuals and businesses. He would not provide details of the plan, saying …

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‘This audit is a positive step in identifying weaknesses in the local election system’ Original link

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Hacker named in dossier has been in prison since 2013 Original link

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