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FEMA Chief Nearly Got Fired as Hurricane Brewed

1 month ago   |   By Newser

With Hurricane Florence rolling in, FEMA Administrator Brock Long was close to getting fired-and still could be, the Wall Street Journal reports. Investigators working for the Department of Homeland Security inspector general have already warned the White House about Long taking a caravan of federal workers on his trips...
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Jeff Flake Says He'll Oppose Trump Judicial Nominees Over Robert Mueller...

Jeff Flake Says He'll Oppose Trump Judicial Nominees Over Robert Mueller Protection Bill

He made the announcement shortly after Senate Majority Leader Mitch McConnell objected to Flake's request to hold a vote on a bill shielding the special counsel. Read more ...

Donald Trump Endorses Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

Donald Trump Endorses Bipartisan Criminal Justice Reform Bill

The bill, backed by Trump's senior adviser Jared Kushner, would bring major changes to the federal prison system. Read more ...

Rebel Democrats Claim They Can Defeat Pelosi In Speaker Vote

Rebel Democrats Claim They Can Defeat Pelosi In Speaker Vote

House Minority Leader Nancy Pelosi continues to express confidence she will be elected speaker of the House despite effort by small group of Democrats who say enough members... Read more ...

Fox News Sides With CNN on Jim Acosta-Trump Flap

Fox News Sides With CNN on Jim Acosta-Trump Flap

Fox News on Wednesday came out in support of CNN's suit against the Trump administration in a bid to get back Jim Acosta's "hard pass." Its statement, from Fox News President... Read more ...

DOJ Memo: Acting Attorney General Whitaker's Appointment Is Legal

DOJ Memo: Acting Attorney General Whitaker's Appointment Is Legal

The acting attorney general, installed after President Trump forced out his predecessor, may go ahead because he served at a sufficiently high level within DOJ for more than a... Read more ...

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Stuns Himself By Agreeing With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

Fox News' Tucker Carlson Stuns Himself By Agreeing With Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez

"Hate to admit it but Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez has a very good point," the Fox News host said of her criticism of Amazon. Read more ...

Some Of The First Migrants From Caravan To Reach U.S. Border Are LGBTQ...

Some Of The First Migrants From Caravan To Reach U.S. Border Are LGBTQ Asylum Seekers

Several hundred people made it to Tijuana on Tuesday. Read more ...

Matthew Whitaker Abandoned Iowa Taxpayer-Funded Project In 2016

Matthew Whitaker Abandoned Iowa Taxpayer-Funded Project In 2016

The acting attorney general's history as a former federal prosecutor, and critic of special counsel Robert Mueller's investigation has come under scrutiny. Read more ...

'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

'Extraordinary': First Lady Publicly Calls for White House Aide to Be Fired

In a move being called " extraordinary " and " stunning ," Melania Trump has publicly called for a top White House National Security Council official to be fired. The Wall... Read more ...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any...

White House says CNN's Jim Acosta is 'no more or less special' than any other reporter and accuses him of 'monopolizing the floor' with questions in justifying revoking his press pass

The White House on Tuesday accused CNN of "grandstanding" after the network filed a lawsuit against the Trump administration for revoking White House correspondent Jim Acosta's... Read more ...