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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

James Comey Discusses Sensitive FBI Business In His Private Email

Fired FBI chief James Comey used his private Gmail account hundreds of times to conduct government business — and at least seven of those messages were deemed so sensitive by the Justice Department that they declined to release them. The former top G-man repeatedly claimed he only used his private account for “incidental” purposes and never for

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,

The lack of early voting in New York may affect the turnout rate

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A long line of Marylanders wound around a high school gym. Two thousand eager Texans waited for doors to open in a scene that resembled Black Friday. And New Yorkers are cooling their heels. In this year’s hotly contested midterm elections, New York is one of only 13 states that forbids early-voting measures that could

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

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

President Trump: Acts Or Threats Of Political Violence ‘An Attack On Democracy Itself’

President Trump: Acts Or Threats Of Political Violence 'An Attack On Democracy Itself'

President Donald Trump began his rally in Wisconsin Wednesday night by condemning apparent explosive devices sent to former President Barack Obama, former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton and others, saying that “any acts or threats of political violence are an attack on democracy itself.” “No nation can succeed that tolerates violence or the threat of

President Trump says US will ‘turn away’ migrant caravan at Border

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President Trump said the US will “turn away” the thousands of Central American migrants heading to the US border in search of asylum and blamed Democrats for being weak on immigration. “Full efforts are being made to stop the onslaught of illegal aliens from crossing our Souther (sic) Border. People have to apply for asylum in Mexico

President Trump: Democrats will ‘eat up’ Michael Bloomberg in primaries

WASHINGTON – President Trump said Tuesday he doubts he’ll face Michael Bloomberg in 2020 because Democrats “will eat him up” in the primaries if he becomes a presidential candidate. “I think the Democrats will eat him up,” Trump told the Fox Business Network. “You know you have a lot of people running. I’m hearing names

Trump Strikes a Blow Against Stormy Daniels – But Not Where It Counts

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Donald Trump won a legal victory against the most famous of his female accusers, but this case is a sideshow, not the main event. Trump won a legal battle Monday against one of his accusers, Stephanie Clifford, aka Stormy Daniels. But despite the (expected) spin from Planet Trump and the (unexpected) way many media outlets are buying

President Trump on rally blitz as he tries to stave off Dem gains

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WASHINGTON (AP) – President Donald Trump gazes out over his rally crowd and looses a stream of insults with a theatrical flourish and playful grin. He jabs at Cory Booker the “disaster” mayor, Elizabeth Warren the “Pocahontas” pretender and “sleepy” Joe Biden. “I want to be careful,” Trump tells the crowd, feigning a confession. He