Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller

Dems struggle to secure testimony from a wary Mueller

Texas Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee confirmed that Democrats remain open to both public and private testimony with special counsel Robert Mueller. | Alex Wong/Getty Images House Democrats are scrambling to secure Robert Mueller’s public testimony amid concerns from the special counsel and his staff about what he can share publicly related to his Russia investigation,…
Trump says he answered Charlottesville questions ‘perfectly’

Trump says he answered Charlottesville questions ‘perfectly’

poster="http://v.politico.com/images/1155968404/201904/987/1155968404_6030275518001_6030276648001-vs.jpg?pubId=1155968404" true White House The president is refusing to back down from his comments that there were 'very fine people' on both sides. By KATIE GALIOTO 04/26/2019 10:27 AM EDT President Donald Trump on Friday defended his 2017 statement that there were “very fine people” on both sides of the deadly white supremacist protests in…
In shift, Trump administration backs ruling that Obamacare should be thrown out

In shift, Trump administration backs ruling that Obamacare should be thrown out

The Justice Department advocated striking all of the ACA, not just select elements like protections for patients with pre-existing conditions. | AP Photo/J. David Ake, File The Trump administration on Monday said it supports a federal judge's ruling that the entire Affordable Care Act should be thrown out, signaling a shift in the Justice Department's…
RFK Jr. Is Our Brother and Uncle. He’s Tragically Wrong About Vaccines.

RFK Jr. Is Our Brother and Uncle. He’s Tragically Wrong About Vaccines.

Virginia Mayo/AP Photo In the arena We love Robert F. Kennedy Jr., but he is part of a misinformation campaign that’s having heartbreaking—and deadly—consequences. By KATHLEEN KENNEDY TOWNSEND, JOSEPH P. KENNEDY II and MAEVE KENNEDY MCKEAN May 08, 2019 Kathleen Kennedy Townsend is the former lieutenant governor of Maryland and the former chair of the…
Trump’s Bad Deal with the Taliban

Trump’s Bad Deal with the Taliban

Thomas Joscelyn and Bill Roggio are senior fellows at the Foundation for Defense of Democracies (FDD) and the editors of FDD’s Long War Journal. Last week, Afghanistan’s national security adviser, Hamdullah Mohib, launched into a broadside against Zalmay Khalilzad, the chief American diplomat responsible for negotiating with the Taliban. Addressing reporters in Washington, Mohib insinuated…
Graham delivers laughs — and loyalty — at Mar-a-Lago dinner

Graham delivers laughs — and loyalty — at Mar-a-Lago dinner

Sen. Lindsey Graham recounted how his relationship with President Donald Trump went from rocky to warm, but did not mention Trump’s repeated criticism of the late Sen. John McCain. | Susan Walsh/AP Photo PALM BEACH, Florida -- Sen. Lindsey Graham delivered a rousing speech behind closed doors at Mar-a-Lago on Friday night, joking about the…
Trump learns perils of ‘made-in-America’ regime change

Trump learns perils of ‘made-in-America’ regime change

The Trump administration has imposed sanctions on both Iran and Venezuela, aiming to speed up the ouster of their anti-American governments. | Tom Brenner/Getty Images foreign policy The Trump administration has heavily sanctioned and condemned Iran and Venezuela, but both anti-American administrations appear dug in. By NAHAL TOOSI 03/09/2019 06:42 AM EST Last month, Vice…
The bogus number at the center of the GOP’s Green New Deal attacks

The bogus number at the center of the GOP’s Green New Deal attacks

Republicans have said that the Green New Deal would cost $93 trillion — more than enough money to “buy every American a Ferrari,” according to Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell. | Somodevilla/Getty Images Energy & Environment Republicans' estimates that the climate plan would cost $93 trillion are based on a think tank study that doesn't…
Trump’s immigration plans face likely turbulence in courts

Trump’s immigration plans face likely turbulence in courts

Since President Donald Trump took office, his administration has launched a number of legally dicey policies intended to discourage or restrict the arrival of asylum-seekers at the U.S.-Mexico border — only to see them waylaid by the courts. | Jacquelyn Martin/AP Photo EMPLOYMENT & IMMIGRATION Federal courts have ruled repeatedly against President Donald Trump's most…
Mueller’s busy week offers new signs his report is coming soon

Mueller’s busy week offers new signs his report is coming soon

Special counsel Robert Mueller and his Justice Department supervisors are not saying anything official about the conclusion of their work, but Congress is getting ready. | Brendan Smialowski/AFP/Getty Images The Mueller probe appears to be in the home stretch. Some Trump aides and advisers have been making that claim for more than a year, with…

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Nathan Redmond ‘tackled’ by a goal in England training – BBC Sport

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5 Percent Of Facebook Is Fake

About 5% of Facebook’s monthly active users are fake. The figure may not sound like much, but given Facebook’s 2.4 billion monthly active users, that’s an astounding 120 million active users on the platform who are not who ― or even what ― they claim to be. The social media platform included the figure in…
‘Idolised’ football coach guilty of abuse

‘Idolised’ football coach guilty of abuse

Image copyright Solent News & Photo Agency Image caption Bob Higgins had denied molesting 24 boys A former youth football coach who held "supreme power" over the futures of budding players has been found guilty of indecently assaulting boys. Bob Higgins sexually touched and groped 24 victims, most of them trainees at Southampton FC and…