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White House Twitter Account Targets Democratic Senators

THE WHITE HOUSE TWITTER COUNT SENDS A FEW STINGING MESSAGES TO DEMOCRATIC SENATORS

1/1The White House Twitter count sends a few stinging messages to Democratic senators. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A bunch of provocative tweets from 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue and they didn’t come from the president’s personal account. The White House’s official Twitter account took partisan swipes at a number of Democratic Senators. Among those getting a stinging tweet, Senator Elizabeth…

Michael Cohen Breaks Silence in New Interview

MICHAEL COHEN SAYS HIS LOYALTY IS FIRST TO FAMILY AND COUNTRY, NOT TRUMP

1/1Michael Cohen says his loyalty is first to family and country, not Trump. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – President Trump’s longtime personal attorney Michael Cohen is breaking his silence. The Justice Department has said Cohen has been under criminal investigation for months because of his business dealings. In an interview that aired Monday on ABC News, Cohen said, “My…

Canada Tariffs on U.S. Goods Begin

RETALIATORY TARIFFS IMPOSED BY CANADA GO INTO EFFECT

1/1Retaliatory tariffs imposed by Canada go into effect. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – Retaliatory tariffs imposed by Canada went into effect on Sunday. The Canadian government has confirmed that it has imposed tariffs on U.S. exports worth more than $12 billion U.S. They are designed to be proportional, based on the amount of steel and aluminum Canada shipped to…

DNC Moves to Limit Role of Superdelegates

DNC TAKES BIG STEP TOWARDS A LIMITED ROLE FOR SUPERDELEGATES IN THE PARTY'S NOMINATING PROCESS

1/1DNC takes big step towards a limited role for superdelegates in the party’s nominating process. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Democratic National Committee; taking a big step toward limiting the role of super-delegates in the party’s nominating process. The rules committee approving a change by a near-unanimous vote. The new rule would generally bar super-delegates who are mostly…

Senator Hassan Intern Suspended for Cursing at Trump

CONGRESSIONAL INTERN SUSPENDED AFTER YELLING OBSCENITY AT PRESIDENT TRUMP IN THE CAPITOL

1/1Congressional intern suspended after yelling obscenity at President Trump in the Capitol Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – An intern for a New Hampshire Democratic senator is in trouble after cursing at president Trump. The female intern for Senator Maggie Hassan was recorded yelling an expletive towards the president at the Capitol in Washington on Tuesday. As the president’s entourage…

SCOTUS Deals Major Blow to Public Sector Unions

SUPREME COURT RULES AGAINST MANDATORY FEES FOR NON-UNION MEMBERS IN PUBLIC SECTOR

1/1Supreme Court rules against mandatory fees for non-union members in public sector. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Supreme Court is dealing a major setback to public-sector labor unions. Justices Wednesday struck down an Illinois law that forced non-union workers to pay fees that go to collective bargaining. The court said that mandatory union dues violated First Amendment rights….

Nunes Continues Demand for FBI Probe Requests

DEVIN NUNES WANTS MORE INFORMATION ON THE FBI

1/1Devin Nunes wants more information on the FBI. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – House Intelligence chairman Devin Nunes wants more Russia-related information. On Tuesday the Republican from California issued a new request for “any contacts” between intelligence sources in the FBI and team Trump. That’s according to a letter that CNN obtained. Among those Nunes is interested in: Michael…

Federal Judge in California Orders Families to be Reunited

U.S. CUSTOMS AND BORDER PATROL

1/1US Customs and Border Patrol Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – A federal judge’s order changes the way immigrant families are treated at the border. The decision from California calls for halting most separations and the reunification of those who were pulled apart. According to the court order federal officials can no longer detain parents away from their minor children….

U.S. Expected to Quit U.N. Human Rights Council

US EXPECTED TO DISENGAGE WITH THE UN HUMAN RIGHTS COUNCIL

1/1US expected to disengage with the UN human rights council. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The United States is expected to disengage with the United Nations Human Rights Council. U.N. Ambassador Nikki Haley warned the move could come if substantial reforms were not made. According to a senior U.S. official and a diplomatic source; it’s due to so-called anti-Israel…

DOJ File-Ex-CIA Employee Charged with Leaking Info

EX-CIA EMPLOYEE FACING CHILD PORNOGRAPHY CHARGES IS ALSO NOW CHARGED WITH LEAKING CLASSIFIED INFORMATION

1/1Ex-CIA employee facing child pornography charges is also now charged with leaking classified information. Show Caption Hide Caption (CNN) – The Justice Department is charging former CIA employee Joshua Schulte with leaking classified information. A grand jury indicted him on a series of charges related to gathering and transmitting information on U.S. intelligence gathering capabilities. Several media outlets including the…