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Trump’s demand to end Florida’s recounting may cut military ballots

Trump's demand to end Florida's recounting may cut military ballots

President Trump’s demand that Florida election officials stop recounts and declare his favored candidates the winners could disenfranchise members of the US military serving overseas. Under Florida’s election laws, the Sunshine State accepts overseas and military ballots through Nov. 16 as long as they are postmarked by Nov. 6. But the president on Twitter insisted, without offering

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

Trump plans to stop providing disaster relief funds to Puerto Rico

President Donald Trump reportedly plans to stop financial aid to millions of Americans in Puerto Rico still dealing with the devastating effects of Hurricane Maria. The president believes, without evidence, that the Puerto Rican government is using the disaster relief funds to pay off debt rather than help its citizens rebuild, according to Axios. The island

President Trump personally oversaw Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal payoffs

President Trump personally oversaw Stormy Daniels, Karen McDougal payoffs

President Trump was personally involved in arranging hush money to a porn star and a Playboy centerfold despite his repeated denials that he was aware of the details, according to a bombshell report published Friday. The future president met with his longtime friend David Pecker, publisher of the National Enquirer, at Trump Tower in August 2015

Michelle Obama rips ‘misogynist’ President Trump in new Book

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Former first lady Michelle Obama unleashed on President Trump in a new memoir, calling his “birther” campaign a deliberate attempt to “stir up the wingnuts and kooks.” In her new book “Becoming,” which is due out next week, Obama calls Trump a “misogynist” who used body language to “stalk” Hillary Clinton during a 2016 presidential

How Democrats in the House plan to turn speech into reality

How Democrats in the House plan to turn speech into reality

Democratic resistance to President Trump is going to shift from rhetoric to reality in the wake of the midterm results. With Democrats set to take control of the House of Representatives next year, Trump will suddenly find himself vulnerable to congressional investigations and hearings on everything from his relationship with Russia to his personal finances. Nancy Pelosi,

President Trump is optimistic as poll predict “blue wave” in midterm elections

President Trump is optimistic as poll predict "blue wave" in midterm elections

The blue wave is going to hit with a vengeance in Tuesday’s midterm elections, according to pollsters who say Democrats should easily capture the 23 seats they need to regain control of the House. But an upbeat President Trump predicted victory in the Senate — where pollsters say the GOP has a good chance to

Take the next step after the stock market is unpredictable

So now that the market correction is over, it’s time to take stock, engage in a little self-reflection of your buys or sells, if you made any at all. But it’s also a time for the Trump administration to do some soul-searching and review its handling of the hysteria that gripped the markets and kitchen tables

US troops lay barbed wire along the border in front of the Caravan

US troops lay barbed wire along the border in front of the Caravan

As three separate migrant caravans slowly made their way north through Mexico on Saturday, newly arrived US troops worked to lay a barbed-wire fence along the Texas side of the Rio Grande. The soldiers worked with US Customs and Border Patrol officers to lay about 1,000 feet of fencing along the river, the Defense Department said. The

Elon Musk said he “likes the idea” of Trump’s space Force

Elon Musk said he "likes the idea" of Trump's space Force

In a wide-ranging podcast, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he likes the idea of President Trump’s Space Force, even if the idea is controversial. Speaking with the co-founder of Recode and technology journalist Kara Swisher, Musk said Trump’s idea of a sixth military branch is intriguing. “Well, this may be a little controversial, but

President Trump regrets that recent tragedies hurt ‘GOP momentum’

President Trump regrets that recent tragedies hurt 'GOP momentum'

President Trump expressed disappointment that two recent terror incidents — including a mass shooting at a Pittsburgh synagogue — hurt the “GOP momentum” going into next week’s midterm elections. Trump lamented the consequences of the pipe bombs sent to prominent Democrats and the killing of 11 people by a white supremacist during a campaign rally in Missouri on Thursday.

President Trump stumps for GOP candidates as polls show close races

GOP gubernatorial candidates locked in nail-biter races in Florida and Georgia are counting on President Trump to get them over the goal line. Trump was in Fort Myers for a rally Wednesday night and returns to Pensacola on Saturday to push for former Rep. Ron DeSantis, one of his most fervent supporters in Congress. In

Trump says he will send up to 15,000 soldiers to the southern border

Trump says he will send up to 15,000 soldiers to the southern border

President Trump said Wednesday he could send up to 15,000 troops to the U.S.-Mexico border, which would surpass the number of soldiers currently stationed in Afghanistan. Speaking to reporters as he left the White House for a campaign rally Wednesday night in Florida, Trump said the number of military personnel on the border “will go

Kanye West says he is moving away from politics

The past several months have been quite the wild ride in the land of Kanye West news. His comments about slavery being a choice, calls to abolish the 13th Amendment and outspoken admiration for President Donald Trump, much to the chagrin of many of his fans, all came to a head with his bizarre, televised

President Trump says he will sign order to end birthright citizenship

President Trump said he’ll sign an executive order ending birthright citizenship for babies of non-citizens or illegal immigrants born on US soil – an action that could spark a heated constitutional battle. “We’re the only country in the world where a person comes in and has a baby, and the baby is essentially a citizen

Trump Administration Miscounted Number of Separated Children

The Trump administration failed to include at least 14 children in its count of migrant children who were separated from their families at the southern border, officials told a federal court late Thursday night. The latest filing shows that the administration separated 2,668 children from their parents, rather than 2,654. The Department of Health and Human Services