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Leaked memo from ESPN president blames Robert Lee hoopla on 'someone with a personal agenda'

ESPN president John Skipper sent a memo to staff Wednesday to respond to criticism that came after the network's decision to remove a football announcer named Robert Lee was from an assignment at the University of Virginia because of...Show More Summary

Previously unreported email shows effort to set up meeting between the Trump campaign and Putin

A top aide to President Donald Trump reportedly passed along information about a person who wanted to set up a meeting between Trump campaign officials and Russian President Vladimir Putin, according to people with direct knowledge of...Show More Summary

Trump keeps angrily calling Republican senators about the Russia scandal

President Donald Trump lashed out at two Republican senators recently over matters relating to Russia, according to a Politico report on Wednesday, showing the degree to which the unfolding Russia scandal is keeping the president occupied. First, in a late-July phone call with Tennessee Sen. Show More Summary

The White House says it will issue official guidelines for Trump's military transgender ban

The White House is reportedly planning to issue guidelines for President Donald Trump's plan to prohibit transgender people from serving in the US military, The Wall Street Journal reported on Wednesday night. The guidance, which The...Show More Summary

Photo shows Trump meeting with 2 potential challengers to a vulnerable GOP senator

President Donald Trump met with two potential challengers to a vulnerable Republican senator on Tuesday, reaffirming his baffling commitment to ousting a member of his own party from Washington. The president has made no secret of his desire to replace Arizona Sen. Show More Summary

'Sir, these numbers are disastrous': Jake Tapper burns Trump for dismal poll results

CNN anchor Jake Tapper delivered a stinging critique of President Donald Trump in the wake of a poll that showed Americans disapprove of his actions this month. "President Trump is a man who looks to numbers and to ratings," Tapper said...Show More Summary

Former neo-Nazi: Here's why there's no real difference between 'alt-right,' 'white nationalism,' and 'white supremacy'

Many members of the "alt-right" and "white nationalists argue they aren't racist. A former white supremacist says most are lying to make their message "palatable." Data suggest at least 19% of white nationalist movement is Nazi sympathizers. Since...Show More Summary

The Secret Service grilled a non-violent Trump protester about whether she wanted to harm the president — then tracked down her neighbors in Philadelphia

About two hours before President Donald Trump held a free-wheeling press conference at Trump Tower during which he controversially blamed both white supremacists and anti-racist protesters for violence in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier...Show More Summary

Just 14 words at Trump's Arizona rally may have caused Ben Carson to violate an ethics law

Just 14 words may have caused Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson to violate an ethics law at President Donald Trump's Tuesday-night rally in Phoenix. As Carson was set to take the stage at the rally, an announcer introduced him with, "the secretary of the US Department of Housing and Urban Development, Dr. Show More Summary

Nearly as many GOP voters blame counter-protesters as white supremacists for Charlottesville violence

Almost as many Republican primary voters blame counterprotesters for the violence at a white supremacist rally in Charlottesville, Virginia as blame the neo-Nazis who were protesting, according to a new poll. A Quinnipiac UniversityShow More Summary

MCCONNELL: Anyone who thinks Trump and I are fighting is 'clearly not part of the conversation'

Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell attempted Wednesday to brush back reports of a growing feud with President Donald Trump. In a statement, McConnell said he and Trump were working toward a unified agenda and suggested that reports...Show More Summary

A poll asked what words come to mind when people think of Trump and the results weren't pretty

In a Quinnipiac University poll released on Wednesday, respondents were asked: " What is the first word that comes to mind when you think of Donald Trump?" The answers people gave aren't exactly flattering. Although the most popularShow More Summary

'More eagles': Here's what the White House will look like after Trump redecorates

Under President Donald Trump, the White House will have new carpets, chairs with clawed feet, and plenty of golden eagles for decorations. The White House has been troubled by leaking fixtures and an infestation of flies according to CNN. Show More Summary

Former Russian ambassador at center of controversy slams CNN's Trump-Russia reporting during interview with CNN

Sergey Kislyak, Russia's former ambassador to the US, on Wednesday berated CNN for its reporting on the ongoing controversy over whether President Donald Trump's campaign colluded with Moscow in 2016. Kislyak, a figure the US intelligence...Show More Summary

A major credit rating agency just issued a stark warning to Congress on the debt ceiling

One of the three big credit rating agencies issued a warning to lawmakers regarding the debt ceiling on Wednesday. Fitch Ratings said in a statement that the AAA rating the US now bears would be in jeopardy if Congress can't get a deal...Show More Summary

ISIS posts video of what appears to be an American child threatening Trump

ISIS has posted a video of what appears to be a young American boy — who says he traveled from the US to Syria two years ago — threatening President Donald Trump, according to The Daily Beast.    “My message to Trump, the puppet of the...Show More Summary

Former white supremacist: Trump's post-Charlottesville statements aren't a 'dog whistle' — they're a 'bullhorn'

A former neo-Nazi says President Donald Trump's statements after the violence in Charlottesville, Virginia earlier this month have sent clear messages to white supremacists and other far-right groups. Christian Picciolini, a former white supremacist, helped lead neo-Nazi group the Chicago Area Skin Heads 30 years ago, at the age of 16. Show More Summary

'CIA,' 'George Soros': Counterprotester who filmed Charlottesville crash says he's a victim of conspiracy theories and threats

The counterprotester who filmed the footage that showed a white supremacist plowing his car into a group of demonstrators in Charlottesville, Virginia, earlier this month has spoken out about how he and his family have become the target...Show More Summary

Trump administration warns Russian company could be a mole for the Kremlin

Rob Joyce, President Donald Trump's administration's cybersecurity coordinator, warned the public against using software developed by Kaspersky Labs, an elite Russian cybersecurity firm. "I don't use Kaspersky Lab products," Joyce told...Show More Summary

State Department science envoy resigns over Trump's Charlottesville comments — and his letter contains a hidden message

A State Department climate science envoy resigned Wednesday in a public letter posted on Twitter over what he says is President Donald Trump's "attacks on the core values" of the United States with his response to violence in Charlottesville,...Show More Summary

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