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Monday, April 23, 2018
Marie Solis
Al Franken

Will Al Franken Make A Return To Politics?

At Sunday’s TimesTalk panel for women senators — which featured Senators Susan Collins (R-Maine), Joni Ernst (R-IA), Heidi Heitkamp (D-ND) and Amy Klobuchar (D-MN) — Klobuchar said she expects her former colleague and friend to make a comeback.

April 16, 2018
Comey testifies on Trump investigation

Comey Says Trump Asked Him To Investigate ‘Pee Tape’

The president reportedly asked the former FBI director, whom he ousted on May, to investigate the salacious allegations stemming from the Steele dossier, which claimed Trump once paid Russian sex workers to pee on a Moscow hotel bed former President Barack Obama and Michelle Obama once slept in.

April 13, 2018
Trump, China

New York Sues Trump Over Census Citizenship Question

The suit is part of a multi-state legal challenge that includes attorneys general from 18 states, six cities and the bipartisan U.S. Conference of Mayors, who all argue that the question violates the U.S. Constitution and unfairly targets blue states with large immigrant populations.

April 4, 2018

Trump Signs Budget Bill That Leaves Americans Seething

Members of Congress on both sides of the aisle turned up empty-handed when Trump reluctantly signed an omnibus spending bill that didn’t include sufficient funds for his border wall, doesn’t defund “sanctuary cities,” nor provide any solution on the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program.

March 24, 2018

Hope Hicks To Leave White House

There’s no word yet about her post-Trump White House plans or the exact date of her departure, according to the New York Times, though President Donald Trump hinted that the 29-year-old had approached him about “other opportunities.” The Times also reported that Hicks had been contemplating stepping down “for several months.”

March 1, 2018

Hope Hicks Becomes Latest Trump Aide to Avoid Questions

Hicks apparently made the comment during a conference call with the president as well as Mark Corallo, a former spokesman for Trump’s legal team, whom special counsel Robert Mueller interviewed on February 15. News outlets reported that Corallo’s more than two-hour-long conversation with Mueller likely included talk of obstruction of justice…

February 28, 2018

Trump ‘Resented’ Ivanka’s Criticism Of Roy Moore

According to a Politico report, the president felt “resentful and angry” when Ivanka Trump condemned Moore in November and told the Associated Press there’s “a special place in hell for people who prey on children.”

December 12, 2017

Alabama State Rep. Wants To Prosecute Moore’s Accusers

An Alabama state legislator believes Roy Moore’s accusers should be criminally prosecuted for coming forward now with decades-old allegations that he molested them when they were teenagers. Following allegations in the Washington Post that Moore made sexual advances toward four then-teen girls when he was in his 30s…

November 11, 2017
Trump, Wall, Border

The Trump White House’s War On Truth

The Trump administration has more or less blacklisted reputable news outlets like CNN, the New York Times, the Washington Post, Politico, NBC and several others, rousing President Donald Trump’s supporters with the now familiar battle cry of “fake news.”

October 24, 2017