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‘My party is going straight to hell’: Morning Joe blasts GOP for selling their souls to Donald Trump

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MSNBC’s Joe Scarborough blasted his fellow Republicans who’ve “sold their soul” and trashed American civic values in the service of President Donald Trump. He watched a clip Friday on “Morning Joe” that showed White House budget director Mick Mulvaney state...

It’s not the liberal media that’s bringing down Trump — it’s law enforcement

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The Washington Post and New York Times have been dropping bombshell after bombshell on the Trump team’s efforts to conceal their ties to Russia — but these explosive reports are coming from inside sources. And those sources are in law enforcement. The Daily Beast analyzed how those...

Republican Greg Gianforte wins Montana special election

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It was officially announced by the Associated Press that Republican Greg Gianforte won the Montana special congressional election. Despite an early lead, Gianforte pulled ahead of Democratic candidate Rob Quist in the returns. The race comes after Gianforte was officially charged with misdemeanor...

Trump says the IRS regulates churches too much — here’s why he’s wrong

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President Donald Trump recently signed an executive order that he said would keep his campaign promise to defend religious groups from the IRS when they engage in political speech. Like other experts, I believe this move does nothing to change IRS policy. But as a law professor who used to litigate...

CNN panel crushes Trumpster Jack Kingston after he defends ‘body slamming’ Montana Republican

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Former Rep. Jack Kingston (R-GA) got thoroughly schooled while attempting to excuse Montana Republican congressional candidate Greg Gianforte for alleged body slamming Guardian reporter Ben Jacobs. During a discussion, Kingston justified the misdemeanor assault by saying the reporter was being...

Trump would sell off America’s energy resources for a pittance — just like Russia did to create its oligarchs

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President Trump’s 2018 budget and executive orders could lead to some of the biggest land grabs since America’s Teapot Dome scandal in the 1920s and Russia’s natural resource giveaways that created many oligarchs in the 1990s. According to his budgets for the Energy and Interior...

‘You black btch!’: Miss Black Texas alleges cops arrested her after she was victim of chief’s ‘road rage’

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Twenty-three-year-old beauty queen Carmen Ponder was arrested and charged with evading arrest this weekend after avoiding a swerving truck on a road. The truck, however, was being driven by Hunt County Police Chief Kerry Crews. According to the Dallas Morning News, Ponder said that she was driving...

How Felix Sater — former mob-linked hustler and ex-Trump adviser — sought to ‘protect’ Ukraine’s nuclear plants

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The saga of Felix Sater – a twice-convicted one-time Mafia associate, real estate developer, sometime partner and former “senior adviser” to Donald Trump – continues to grow more complicated and bizarre. Details have now emerged of a second attempted diplomatic intervention...

Texas 7th-grader named ‘most likely to become a terrorist’ in mock school awards

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DALLAS — A Houston-area school is apologizing after a seventh grade student was given an award that named her “most likely to become a terrorist.” The student got the certificate during a mock awards ceremony after the official awards ceremony at Anthony Aguirre Junior High, the school...

Why Jared Kushner is now part of the Trump-Russia probe

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The FBI is scrutinizing Donald Trump’s son-in-law, Jared Kushner, as part of its Russia probe, NBC News reports. Investigators are interested in Kushner’s separate meetings with Russian ambassador Sergey Kislyak and banker Sergey Gorkov in December 2016, The Washington Post reports, although...

Here’s how major Hollywood studios stack up on LGBTQ representation

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LOS ANGELES — Hollywood keeps getting it wrong when it comes to diverse and accurate portrayals of LGBTQ communities in film. A study released Thursday by LGBTQ media advocacy organization GLAAD finds that lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender and queer people are “nearly invisible or outdated...

US visas issued to citizens of Trump travel ban nations continue to decline

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The United States issued about 50 percent fewer visitor visas in April to citizens of seven countries covered by President Donald Trump’s temporary travel bans than it did in an average month last year, according to a Reuters analysis of preliminary government data released on Thursday. The...

Watch Seth Meyers’ hilarious smackdown: ‘If you get a body part close to Trump he thinks it’s a gift’

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Seth Meyers had no love for President Donald Trump on Thursday night’s “Late Night.” Trump has been traveling the world managing not to completely destroy a relationship with an allied country. However, Trump’s first NATO summit didn’t work out very well. “Two...

Up to 600,000 immigrants in US South may have path to legal status: analysis

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As many as 600,000 illegal immigrants in several U.S. states could have a path to legally remain in the country, according to an analysis released on Thursday by a legal aid group. A statistical review of immigrant screenings done by Catholic Legal Immigration Network (CLINIC) determined that...

Hillary Clinton returns to her alma mater Wellesley for speech

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Former U.S. secretary of state and failed 2016 presidential candidate Hillary Clinton returns to her alma mater, Wellesley College, on Friday to address its graduating class. Clinton, a Democrat who suffered a stunning November loss to Republican Donald Trump, has made a series of public...

‘He needs to shut up’: Paul Begala advises Trump to ‘keep his stupid mouth shut and not obstruct justice’

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Democratic strategist Paul Begala encouraged President Donald Trump to stop talking to his friends that are under “scrutiny” by the FBI. It was revealed Thursday that his son-in-law Jared Kushner is being investigated for conversations as part of the investigation into possible Russian...

Melania Trump first Catholic in White House in decades

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Melania Trump has largely stayed out of the spotlight since her husband was elected to one of the world’s most powerful posts in November. But after a moving visit with Pope Francis this week, her spokeswoman confirmed that she is a practicing Catholic, shedding new light on the private life...

California inmate firefighter killed in line of duty

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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – One of thousands of prison inmate volunteers trained to fight wildfires in California was killed by a falling tree in the far northwestern corner of the state, marking the fourth such fatality in 60 years, state corrections officials said on Thursday. Matthew Beck, 26,...

Senators propose new authorization of military force for ISIS

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If Tim Kaine and Jeff Flake have their way, the U.S. could soon officially go to war against the Islamic State group (ISIS). The bipartisan duo announced Thursday their plans to introduce an Authorization for the Use of Military Force that would formally allow American troops to get involved in the...

Watch: Ex-State Dept. spokesman slams Trump for making America look ‘cheap and small’ at NATO meeting

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The former spokesperson for the United States Department of State was not impressed with the diplomatic conduct of President Donald Trump at the NATO summit. Retired Rear Admiral John Kirby told CNN’s Wolf Blitzer, “I thought it was poorly done.” “He could have come to...

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