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Trump Refers To Immigrants As 'Animals.' Again

6 days ago   |   By The Huffington Post

The president also asked the attorney general to charge the mayor of Oakland with obstruction of justice for warning residents about planned immigration arrests.
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Trump asks Sessions to consider prosecuting Oakland mayor over ICE raid

Trump asks Sessions to consider prosecuting Oakland mayor over ICE raid

6 days ago   |   By Politico

President Donald Trump on Wednesday urged Attorney General Jeff Sessions to consider prosecuting the mayor of Oakland, California, on an obstruction of justice charge, after Mayor Libby Schaaf warned her constituents in February of an impending federal raid that targeted more than 1,100 undocumented immigrants but resulted in the arrests of only about 200. “I mean, you talk about obstruction of justice, I would recommend that you look into obstruction of justice for the mayor of Oakland, California, Jeff,” Trump said, gesturing toward Sessions. The attorney general did not respond, and sat...
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In Victory for Trump, Congress Approves Dodd-Frank Rollback

In Victory for Trump, Congress Approves Dodd-Frank Rollback

Congress moved Tuesday to dismantle a chunk of the rules framework for banks, installed to prevent a recurrence of the 2008 financial crisis that brought millions of lost jobs... Read more ...

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

Trump Reportedly Rejects Phone Security Measures As 'Too Inconvenient'

The president is said to use a cellphone that lacks top security features and ignores advice to regularly swap his Twitter phone. Read more ...

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

Don Blankenship To Mount Third-Party Senate Bid After Losing W.Va. GOP Primary

The convicted coal executive said he's running with the Constitution Party after coming in third in the GOP primary. But the decision to run after losing the primary is not... Read more ...

As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

As Trump-Kim Summit Approaches, South Korea's Leader Heads To White House

The talks are still expected to happen next month in Singapore, despite North Korea's threats to back out. The South Korean president is playing mediator to keep things on track. Read more ...

Hillary Clinton Tips A Russian Hat At Trump During Yale Commencement Speech

Hillary Clinton Tips A Russian Hat At Trump During Yale Commencement Speech

"If you can't beat 'em, join 'em," Clinton said, in a pretty obvious nod to the Russians. Read more ...

Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

Trump Demands Review Of Russia Investigation Surveillance Tactics

The president says he will call on the Department of Justice to look into whether the department itself or the FBI surveilled the Trump campaign "for political purposes." Read more ...

AP Reporter Grabbed, Shoved Out of EPA Building

AP Reporter Grabbed, Shoved Out of EPA Building

The Environmental Protection Agency reversed course Tuesday and allowed a reporter for the Associated Press to cover a meeting on water contaminants after she was earlier... Read more ...

White House Sinkhole Probably Metaphor For Something

White House Sinkhole Probably Metaphor For Something

One person wondered if the hole was Melania's escape tunnel. Read more ...

Vietnam Is A Test For What Happens When The U.S. Abandons Climate Diplomacy

Vietnam Is A Test For What Happens When The U.S. Abandons Climate Diplomacy

The Asian country's energy needs are growing and coal power is a tempting solution. Read more ...

Just One-Third Of Americans Think Trump Is Successfully Draining The Swamp

Just One-Third Of Americans Think Trump Is Successfully Draining The Swamp

That percentage has barely budged since last year. Read more ...