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* Tom Hamburger, Rosalind Helderman, and Ellen Nakashima report that the Democratic National Committee is taking its case to the courts: The Democratic National Committee filed a multimillion-dollar lawsuit Friday against the Russian government, the Trump campaign and the WikiLeaks organization alleging a far-reaching conspiracy to disrupt the 2016 campaign and tilt the election to […]

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Here’s another telling revelation in the Comey memos

Here’s another telling revelation in the Comey memos

Here's another telling revelation in the Comey memos

Once again, House Republicans have carefully laid a rake on the ground, dramatically brought their foot down on it, and smashed themselves in the face. I speak of course about the release of the memos then-FBI director James Comey wrote in early 2017 describing his meetings with President Trump and other administration officials. Those memos […]

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Is it finally Scott Pruitt’s time to go?

Is it finally Scott Pruitt’s time to go?

Is it finally Scott Pruitt's time to go?

Even casual political-watchers know that Friday is the customary day for dropping bad news and dumping senior officials. No senior official is more deserving of being dumped than Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt. The New York Times reports: The Environmental Protection Agency’s inspector general plans to investigate whether Scott Pruitt, the agency’s embattled chief, […]

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Trump loses again on crusade against ‘sanctuary cities’

Trump loses again on crusade against ‘sanctuary cities’

Trump loses again on crusade against 'sanctuary cities'

Buzzfeed reports, “A federal appeals court on Thursday ruled that local governments nationwide don’t need to provide certain types of help to federal immigration authorities in order to get millions of dollars in federal grants. The ruling is a blow to Attorney General Jeff Sessions and the Justice Department, which had attempted to coerce so-called sanctuary […]

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Another administration causes headaches for Israel

Another administration causes headaches for Israel

Another administration causes headaches for Israel

By the end of the Obama administration, U.S.-Israel relations were at a low point. The president refused to veto a U.N. Security Council resolution condemning Israel; the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action divided the two historical allies; and a Memorandum of Understanding for military aid was less than satisfactory, from Israel’s viewpoint. Israel was understandably pleased […]

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