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Despite Pressure From Trump, House Democrats See No Urgency To Pass A Border Bill

Despite Pressure From Trump, House Democrats See No Urgency To Pass A Border BillPresident Trump has called on Congress to return early from its recess to pass a bill addressing the surge in illegal border crossings. But Democrats say Trump’s demands are a non-starter.(Image credit: Jacquelyn Martin/AP) ….. Read More.NPR – Politics | Politics & GovernmentWed, April 17, 201915 hours ago


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Eight times that Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore has endorsed some version of the gold standa...

Eight times that Trump Fed pick Stephen Moore has endorsed some version of the gold standa…Melissa Joskow / Media Matters Right-wing economist Stephen Moore has frequently recommended that the United States return to some version of the gold standard, saying that he loves the idea and that former President Richard Nixon’s decision to drop the monetary system in the 1970s was probably an impeachable offense. Now that President Donald Trump has picked him for a seat on the Federal Reserve, Moore has claimed he’s “not in favor of a gold standard” and has “never actually been a gold standard guy.” Moore, a longtime commentator who most recently worked for CNN, has a long history of pushing partisan and false economic propaganda. He worked for Trump’s 2016 campaign and co-authored the book Trumponomics: Inside the America First Plan to Revive Our Economy. CNN’s Andrew Kaczynski and Paul LeBlanc recently reported that…


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Trump adviser visits Moscow for Kremlin talks

Trump adviser visits Moscow for Kremlin talksFiona Hill, an adviser to U.S. President Donald Trump, visited Moscow this week and discussed bilateral relations with Kremlin aide Yuri Ushakov, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov told reporters on Thursday. ….. Read More.REUTERS – Politics | Politics & GovernmentThu, April 18, 20191 hour ago


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The Russia Probe Wasn’t the Only Time Trump Interfered With the Justice Department

The Russia Probe Wasn’t the Only Time Trump Interfered With the Justice DepartmentSpecial counsel Robert Mueller’s report, due for release on Thursday, is expected to detail President Donald Trump’s efforts to interfere with FBI investigations into contacts between his 2016 campaign and Russia. In particular, the report may discuss Trump’s attempt to convince former Attorney General Jeff Sessions to undo his decision to recuse himself from overseeing the Russia matter. Sessions rebuffed Trump’s demand that he take control of the probe—a choice that ultimately paved the way for Mueller’s appointment and helped create a major rift between the president and his first attorney general. But as a lawsuit quietly winding its way through the courts makes clear, that wasn’t the end of the story. “It looks a lot like an attorney general trying to curry favor with an out-of-control boss.”Sessions’ initial recusal announcement was broad: He promised to avoid involvement…


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Will the Purity Police Ruin Our Chance to Deny Trump a Second Term?

Will the Purity Police Ruin Our Chance to Deny Trump a Second Term?A friend of mine texted recently to say that he was worried about Democrats holding a purity contest during the upcoming primaries. “If Medicare for All is a litmus test for the Democratic nomination, Trump will win a 2nd term.” This is not my worry. As near as I can tell, Bernie Sanders and the left have won this particular battle: everyone in the field supports universal health care this year. There will, of course, be Puritans who insist that anything other than their vision of universal health care is a sellout, but those kind of folks have always been around and will never change. It’s not something to worry about too much, especially since universal health care is basically a popular position. But I do have a related worry. The Trump folks recently told a few reporters…


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Fact-checking latest spin from Trump, Giuliani with Mueller report days away

Fact-checking latest spin from Trump, Giuliani with Mueller report days awayOver the weekend, President Donald Trump and his attorney Rudy Giuliani preemptively attacked the Mueller report in anticipation of its (redacted) release. ….. Read More.CNN – Politics | Politics & GovernmentMon, April 15, 20193 days ago


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