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Trump: Overseas Trip Has Saved "Millions of Jobs"

Donald Trump claims that his world trip this week has saved millions of jobs. Millions! A White House official said Trump was not talking just about the Saudi deals but “benefits to trade from the entire trip from Saudi Arabia to the G7.” He noted that “any improvement on trade would save many jobs. Show More Summary

Hillary Clinton Gives Wellesley Commencement Speech – Suffers Coughing Fit (VIDEO)

Former Democratic candidate for president Hillary Clinton delivered the commencement speech at her alma mater Wellesley College on Friday. She... The post Hillary Clinton Gives Wellesley Commencement Speech – Suffers Coughing Fit (VIDEO) appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

REPORT: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Declines to Host Ramadan Event for State Department

Secretary of State Rex Tillerson will not be hosting an event for the Islamic holiday of Ramadan, breaking with a... The post REPORT: Secretary of State Rex Tillerson Declines to Host Ramadan Event for State Department appeared first on The Gateway Pundit.

Hillary Clinton Threw Major Shade at President Trump at Wellesley’s Graduation

Hillary Clinton sharply criticized President Trump during her graduation speech at Wellesley College Friday, delivering a stinging rebuke to his policies and governing style without ever mentioning his name. She started with a playful tone talking about her election loss. “You may have heard that things didn’t exactly go the way I planned. but you…

Hillary Clinton to address Wellesley College graduates

Hillary Clinton is returning to her alma mater, Wellesley College, to deliver this year's commencement address at the Massachusetts school. The speech on Friday comes as the former Democratic presidential … Click to Continue »

The Latest: Duterte tells troops 'you can arrest any person'

The Latest on the siege of a southern Philippine city by militants linked to the Islamic State group (all times local): 5:50 p.m. Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte is telling troops … Click to Continue »

See Jared Kushner’s Life in Pictures

Jared Kushner is one of the most-watched people in the Trump Administration. As President Trump’s son-in-law as well as one of his senior advisers, Kushner has a broad portfolio in the White House, ranging from implementing the domestic policy agenda to leading a government reinvention task force to being a sort of “shadow diplomat.” Kushner…

Ben Carson Thinks Being Poor is a 'State of Mind'

On Wednesday night, Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson -- whose budget to help low-income households would be cut by more than $6 billion next year -- added his own thoughts. He said in a radio interview that "poverty to a large extent is also a state of mind."... Show More Summary

UK PM May's lead falls to new low of 5 points ahead of June 8 election, YouGov poll

By Paul Sandle LONDON (Reuters) - Prime Minister Theresa May's lead in the polls has fallen to 5 percentage points, a new low less than two weeks ahead of a June 8 election, but her personal rating recovered slightly in the days since the Manchester suicide bombing. Show More Summary

Cruz Failed to Disclose Loans from Goldman Sachs

Sen. Ted Cruz (R-TX) “improperly accounted for loans he received from Goldman Sachs Group Inc. and Citigroup Inc. during his 2012 campaign, saying the funds were his own personal contributions to the Senate race,” Bloomberg reports. “The finding, released on the [...]

The 4th Circuit’s Travel Ban Decision: An Affront to the Rule of Law

(John Hinderaker) Yesterday the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a district court order that found President Trump’s second travel ban to be unconstitutional. This is one of those news stories that make me sad rather than angry. The decision is ridiculous. Show More Summary

Jared Kushner under the microscope: What does he know?

The Post on Thursday dropped another bombshell: Investigators are focusing on a series of meetings held by Jared Kushner, President Trump’s son-in-law and an influential White House adviser, as part of their probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 election and related matters, according to people familiar with the investigation. Kushner, who held meetings in December […]

The Morning Report 5/26/17

Good morning, kids. Well, it looks like Greg Gianforte's alleged "body slam" against Guardian propagandist Ben Jacobs had no ill effects on his campaign as he handily defeated Rob Quist for Ryan Zinke's Montana House Seat. Of note, this...

Capital Journal Daybreak: Montana Win for GOP, Takeaways From Trump’s NATO Visit, More

GOP’s Gianforte Wins Montana Race Despite Assault Charge Ruling on Trump’s Travel Ban Sets Stage for Supreme Court Trump Tells NATO to Pay Up for Military Seib Video: NATO Allies Still Nervous After Trump’s Visit Good morning. Here are the top stories from the Washington bureau: REPUBLICAN GIANFORTE WINS MONTANA SPECIAL ELECTION: Republicans won a […]

Trump travel ban showdown headed for Supreme Court

WASHINGTON (AP) — Donald Trump's administration is pledging a Supreme Court showdown over his travel ban after a federal appeals ruled that the ban "drips with religious intolerance, animus and discrimination." Citing the president's...Show More Summary

How The Trump Budget And The AHCA Are Dismantling America's Safety Net

By Simon Haeder, West Virginia University The Congressional Budget Office (CBO) on May 24 released its long-awaited analysis of the American Health Care Act (AHCA) passed by the House of Representatives three weeks ago. While the score was not dramatically different from an earlier one, it nonetheless drew a significant amount of news coverage. Show More Summary

Live Coverage of the Montana Special Election

Republican Greg Gianforte, charged with assaulting a reporter, is facing Democrat Rob Quist, a bluegrass musician, in a battle for the vacancy left by Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke.

Appeals Court Upholds Block on President Trump’s Revised Travel Ban

(WASHINGTON) — A federal appeals court dealt another blow to President Donald Trump’s revised travel ban targeting six-Muslim majority countries on Thursday, siding with groups that say the policy illegally targets Muslims. The 4th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals upheld a lower court ruling that blocks the Republican’s administration from temporarily suspending new visas for…

Morning Digest: Montana Republican Greg Gianforte assaults reporter day before special election

Leading Off ? MT-AL: On Wednesday evening, the day before Montana hosts a long-awaited special election for its lone seat in the House, Republican Greg Gianforte assaulted reporter Ben Jacobs of The Guardian after Jacobs attempted to...Show More Summary

Morning BIts

Yikes. “Fifty-four percent of those polled said [President] Trump is abusing the powers of his office. On the issue of his decision to fire former FBI Director James Comey, Americans were split — 49 percent said it was an abuse of power, while 47 said it wasn’t. And 55 percent said they believe Trump asked Comey […]

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