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“Fire And Fury” Book Sales Reach 1.7M Copies

PUBLISHER OF "FIRE AND FURY" SAYS 1.7 MILLION COPIES OF THE BOOK HAVE BEEN SOLD SINCE ITS RELEASE JANUARY 5.

1/1Publisher of “Fire and Fury” says 1.7 million copies of the book have been sold since its release January 5. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The publisher of “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House” says it has sold more than 1.7 million copies of the book. Henry Holt; a division of MacMillan says that total includes all…

Bannon Given More Time to Sort Out with White House

BANNON GIVEN MORE TIME TO SORT OUT WITH WH WHAT HE CAN TELL HILL INVESTIGATORS

1/1Bannon given more time to sort out with WH what he can tell Hill investigators Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Lawmakers have given former White House Chief Strategist Steve Bannon until the end of the month to return and finish his closed-door interview. Bannon was expected to return to the House Intelligence Committee Thursday after a subpoena was issued…

Trump Admin Asks SCOTUS to Hear DACA

DEPARTMENT OF JUSTICE APPEALING FEDERAL COURT DECISION BLOCKING PRESIDENT TRUMP'S END TO DACA

1/1Department of Justice appealing federal court decision blocking President Trump’s end to DACA Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Department of Justice says it is appealing the recent federal court decision blocking president Trump’s end to DACA. That’s the Obama-era program protecting undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children. In addition to filing the appeal with the 9th…

Bernice King Denounces Trump in M.L.K. Day Speech

1/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 2/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 3/4 Show Caption Hide Caption 4/4 Show Caption Hide Caption President Trump and his reported comments about African nations were denounced at the annual Doctor Martin Luther King, Junior Commemorative Service at Ebenezer Baptist Church in Atlanta today. Doctor King’s daughter Bernice King told congregates that their voices were needed…

Report: Mitt Romney Told Friend He’ll Run for Senate

REPORT: FRIEND SAYS MITT ROMNEY WILL TRY FOR THE UTAH SENATE SEAT LEFT VACANT BY ORRIN HATCH.

1/1Report: Friend says Mitt Romney will try for the Utah Senate seat left vacant by Orrin Hatch. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Mitt Romney has reportedly told a friend that he’s getting back into politics. According to the New York Times, Romney texted that friend the words “I’m running.” There has been growing speculation he will seek the vacant…

Trump Administration Applies Tariffs on Canadian Paper

TRUMP ADMINISTRATION SLAPS TARIFFS ON CANADIAN PAPER

1/1Trump administration slaps tariffs on Canadian paper. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Trump administration has slapped new tariffs as high as ten percent on Canadian paper. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross says government subsidies given to Canadian paper companies give them an unfair advantage over U.S. competitors. In 2016, imports of Canadian paper totaled $1.3 billion. Lawmakers, including some…

Judge Blocks Trump’s Plan to Roll Back DACA

JUDGE BLOCKS TRUMP ADMIN PLAN TO ROLL BACK DACA

1/1Judge blocks Trump admin plan to roll back DACA. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A federal judge in California has blocked the Trump administration’s plan to roll back DACA. The ‘Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals’ program allows undocumented immigrants brought to the U.S. as children to work and go to college. In September, the administration announced the program would…

Senate to Hold Hearing on Cuba ‘Sonic Attacks’

SENATE TO HOLD HEARINGS ON CUBA EMBASSY INCIDENTS THAT SICKENED DIPLOMATS AND THEIR FAMILIES

1/1Senate to hold hearings on Cuba embassy incidents that sickened diplomats and their families Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Senate Foreign Relations Committee meets Tuesday to discuss the health incidents that sickened U.S. diplomats in Cuba. The incidents began in late 2016 when U.S. government workers and their families in Cuba began to experience strange symptoms. Officials say…

Bannon to exit Breitbart News Network after break with Trump

1/1Steve Bannon Show Caption Hide Caption WASHINGTON (AP) — Former White House chief strategist Steve Bannon is stepping down as chairman of Breitbart News Network after a public break with President Donald Trump. Breitbart announced Tuesday that Bannon would step down as executive chairman of the conservative news site, less than a week after Bannon’s explosive criticisms of Trump and…

Scotus Declines Mississippi Religious Freedom Law

SUPREME COURT WON'T TAKE UP MISSISSIPPI RELIGIOUS FREEDOM LAW

1/1Supreme Court won’t take up Mississippi religious freedom law. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Supreme Court has declined to hear arguments in a case challenging a Mississippi religious freedom law. The law permits some businesses and government employees to cite religious beliefs in refusing to recognize same-sex marriages. Critics say it allows discrimination against the LGBT community. However,…