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‘He has a party to go to!’: CNN panel mocks Trump for cancelling his weekend plans to deal with a government shutdown

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A CNN panel on Friday night joked that President Donald Trump’s main motivating factor for avoiding a government shutdown before the weekend might have to do with an expensive inauguration anniversary party he’d planned on attending at Mar-a-Lago this weekend. On Thursday,...

‘Jesus was from a shthole country’: Christian theologian rips fellow evangelicals’ defense of Trump’s ‘blatant’ racism

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Evangelical Christian theologian Roger E. Olson posted a provocative open letter on the subject of reconciling Christianity and political support for President Donald Trump. Pastor Olson said he was “constantly assailed with questions such as ‘How can you call yourself ‘evangelical’ now...

Tom Petty died from an accidental fentanyl overdose: family

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Legendary rock musician Tom Petty died from a accident fentanyl overdose after “taking a variety of medications,” his family said Friday. “Our family sat together this morning with the Medical Examiner-Coroner’s office and we were informed of their final analysis that Tom Petty passed away due to...

Republican senator slams his own party as government shutdown looms: Our country is ‘being run by idiots’

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Republican Senator John Kennedy of Louisiana blasted his own party as “idiots” hours before a federal government shutdown. “Our country was founded by geniuses, but it’s being run by idiots,” Sen. Kennedy charged on Friday. On Wednesday, the GOP senator also blasted...

Mitch McConnell shutdown tweet a ‘ransom note,’ says DNC head

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A Friday afternoon tweet from Senator Majority Leader Mitch McConnell telling Democrats they had to choose between two programs they support was labeled a “ransom note” by the Tom Perez, chairman of the Democratic National Committee...

BUSTED: Maine town manager and former Trump campaign chair called Islam ‘the scourge of Western civilization’

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The town manager of Jackman, Maine has been exposed for “shockingly racist” views, the Bangor Daily News reported Friday. Tom Kawcynski, 37, is the founder of the group New Albion, which believes Islam is “the scourge of Western civilization” and supports...

Melania Trump has become more popular and Ivanka less

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A year into President Donald Trump’s tenure, First Lady Melania Trump’s popularity has risen while that of first daughter Ivanka Trump has dropped, a poll released on Friday found. Related: Is Melania Trump Planning to Work Harder?....

Netflix offers Mo’Nique five percent of Amy Schumer’s pay

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On Friday, comedian and Oscar winner Mo’Nique took to Instagram to request her fans boycott Netflix “for gender and color bias.” She said the streaming service offered her $500,000 for her upcoming stand-up special—a rate she found profoundly insulting in light of what Amy Schumer...

Democratic Senator Heitkamp says she will vote for funding bill

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Democratic U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp said on Friday she would vote for a stopgap government funding bill, joining two other senators who have bucked their party and said they would support a Republican-backed bill to keep the government open. “My vote to keep the government open is not an...

In fight over Russia memo, Republicans have unusual ally

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Republican lawmakers criticizing Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s investigation into U.S. President Donald Trump’s ties with Russia found themselves on Friday with an unusual – and perhaps unwelcome – ally. As Republicans called for the release of a classified memorandum...

Fox News’ Jeanine Pirro is literally searching for Hillary Clinton in the woods of upstate New York

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While the rest of the country waits with bated breath to see whether or not the Senate will reach a deal that to prevent government shutdown, Fox News pundit Jeanine Pirro has taken to the woods of Chappaqua, New York — to find Hillary Clinton. “Here I am in front of the woods in Chappaqua,...

After scoring huge tax cuts, Charles Koch showers Paul Ryan with cash

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In the months leading up to the passage of the Republican Party’s long-awaited tax bill last year, the powerful political operation run by the billionaire Koch brothers was one of the strongest forces pressuring lawmakers to pass massive tax cuts for wealthy individuals and corporations....

Nigel Farage handed WikiLeaks’ Julian Assange ‘a thumb drive’ of data during secret meeting: Fusion GPS founder

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Nigel Farage, the former leader of the UK Independence Party (UKIP) and vocal supporter of Donald Trump, held a secret meeting with Julian Assange at the Ecuadorian Embassy in London—and handed the WikiLeaks founder “a thumb drive” of data, Fusion GPS founder Glenn Simpson told Congress. Simpson,...

Kentucky man charged with attacking Senator Rand Paul last year

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A Kentucky man accused of a physical attack on U.S. Senator Rand Paul last November has been charged with assaulting a member of Congress, the U.S. Department of Justice said on Friday. “Assaulting a member of Congress is an offense we take very seriously,” Josh Minkler, U.S. Attorney...

WATCH: OMB Director Mulvaney insists the government wouldn’t really shut down because offices close on the weekend

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In an interview with CNN’s Wolf Blitzer filmed just six hours before the government faced a shutdown amid Senate budget negotiations, the director of the White House Office of Management and Budget claimed the shutdown might have some “flexibility” due to its timing....

With no deal in sight, US Congress faces looming government shutdown

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The U.S. Congress raced the clock to avoid a federal government shutdown before a midnight deadline on Friday after a meeting between President Donald Trump and Democratic Senate leader Chuck Schumer failed to produce a deal. Trump invited Schumer to the White House for talks as a stopgap bill to...

Test of Einstein’s theory shows our sun is losing mass

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As our sun gets older, it’s losing mass, and so its gravitational pull becomes weaker. As a result, the orbits of all the planets in our solar system are expanding, not unlike “the waistband of a couch potato in midlife,” according to a new NASA press statement....

Vegas gunman likely acted alone, sheriff says

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The Las Vegas gunman who killed 58 people and injured several hundreds in an October mass shooting likely acted alone, and his girlfriend is not a suspect in the investigation, a sheriff announced on Friday....

Trump linked to mafia by Fusion GPS founder

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Donald Trump had links to the Russian mafia during his time as a real estate developer according to the founder of a firm behind an infamous dossier alleging ties between the now-president and Russia....

GOP chair of Iowa Judiciary Committee arrested for DUI and possession of a firearm

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The Republican legislator who chairs the Iowa House Judiciary Committee was arrested early Friday in Ames and charged with operating a vehicle while intoxicated and possession of a firearm while under the influence, the Des Moines Register reports. State Rep. Francis “Chip” Baltimore...

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