Politics

U.S. Ends Funding to Syria Stabilization

THE UNITED STATES WILL STOP SENDING MONEY TO SYRIA TO AID IN THE COUNTRY'S STABILIZATION EFFORTS

1/1The United States will stop sending money to Syria to aid in the country’s stabilization efforts. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The State Department announced Friday that the U.S. will halt funding for stabilization efforts in Syria. While the country’s civil war may be winding down, the massive job of rebuilding the nation remains ahead. The State Department said…

Newspapers Denounce Trump’s Media Attacks

350 NEWSPAPERS PUBLISH EDITORIALS AGAINST PRESIDENT TRUMP'S RHETORIC CALLING JOURNALISTS "THE ENEMY OF THE PEOPLE"

1/1350 newspapers publish editorials against President Trump’s rhetoric calling journalists “the enemy of the people” Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Newspapers across the country turned their focus on the president’s depiction of the media Thursday . About 350 newspapers in the U.S. featured editorials Thursday morning denouncing president Trump’s description of the press as the “enemy of the people.”…

Pentagon Spokeswoman Under Investigation

SENIOR PENTAGON AIDE UNDER INVESTIGATION FOR ALLEGEDLY HAVING STAFF PERFORM PERSONAL ERRANDS FOR HER

1/1Senior Pentagon aide under investigation for allegedly having staff perform personal errands for her Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A senior Pentagon aide is accused of misusing staff, then retaliating against their complaints. This is the woman under investigation, Dana White. She serves as the Pentagon’s chief spokeswoman. Four sources familiar with the probe tell CNN that White asked…

Trump Campaign Takes Legal Steps Against Omarosa

TRUMP CAMPAIGN TAKING LEGAL STEPS AGAINST OMAROSA

1/1Trump campaign taking legal steps against Omarosa Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Trump campaign filed for arbitration against former White House official Omarosa Manigault Newman. The campaign says she broke a 2016 nondisclosure agreement barring her from talking about many of the details of her work. Arbitration means a judge or a legal representative will handle the claim…

Poll: 2/3 Americans Want Mueller to Finish Investigation

CNN POLL: MOST SAY MUELLER SHOULD TRY TO END INVESTIGATION BEFORE ELECTION DAY

1/1CNN poll: Most say Mueller should try to end investigation before Election Day Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The majority of Americans want Special Counsel Robert Mueller to finish his investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 election. And they want it done before voters go to the polls to elect new congressional leaders this November. A new CNN…

Gofundme for Fired FBI Agent Peter Strzok Over 145K

GOFUNDME CAMPAIGN RAISES MORE THAN $133,000 FOR FIRED FBI AGENT PETER STRZOK

1/1Gofundme campaign raises more than $133,000 for fired FBI agent Peter Strzok Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – FBI agent Peter Strzok has been fired by the bureau. But thousands of people are chipping in to help him cover his legal bills and other expenses. After the news of his firing on Monday morning, a Gofundme page was set up…

FBI Agent Peter Strzok Fired

AN FBI AGENT WHO SENT ANTI-TRUMP TEXTS HAS BEEN FIRED, HIS ATTORNEY CONFIRMS

1/1An FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts has been fired, his attorney confirms. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – An FBI agent who sent anti-Trump texts has been fired. Peter Strzok was a lead investigator in the Russia probe before the texts surfaced. His attorney, Aitan Goelman, says the texts were reviewed internally. And, the FBI office of professional responsibility…

Trump Encourages Harley-Davidson Boycott

TRUMP ENCOURAGES HARLEY-DAVIDSON BOYCOTT

1/1Trump encourages Harley-Davidson boycott Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – President Trump seems to be encouraging consumers to boycott Harley-Davidson. In his tweet Sunday he said, “Many Harley-Davidson owners plan to boycott the company if manufacturing moves overseas. great! Most other companies are coming in our direction, including Harley competitors. a really bad move! U.S. will soon have a level…

Kavanaugh Confirmation Hearing Set for September 4

SENATE CONFIRMATION HEARING FOR SUPREME COURT NOMINEE JUDGE BRETT KAVANAUGH BEGINS SEPTEMBER 4

1/1Senate confirmation hearing for Supreme Court nominee Judge Brett Kavanaugh begins September 4 Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – We now know when president Trump’s pick to be the next supreme court justice will have his Senate confirmation hearing. Senate judiciary committee chairman Chuck Grassley says judge Brett Kavanaugh’s hearing will begin on September 4th. Grassley says he expects proceedings…

Chris Collins Suspends Re-Election Campaign

REPUBLICAN REPRESENTATIVE CHRIS COLLINS SUSPENDS RE-ELECTION CAMPAIGN FOLLOWING INSIDER TRADING CHARGES

1/1Republican Representative Chris Collins suspends re-election campaign following insider trading charges Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Republican Chris Collins suspended his re-election campaign Saturday, after he was indicted on insider trading charges earlier this week. On Wednesday, federal prosecutors charged Collins, his son and another man with 13 counts of securities fraud, wire fraud and false statements. The charges…