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Mulvaney Admits GOP Doesn’t Care About Bloated Deficit Under Millionaire-Friendly Trump

Acting White House Chief of Staff Mick Mulvaney said the quiet part out loud on Wednesday night. Mulvaney reportedly admitted during a speech at an Oxford Union event in Britain that today’s Republican Party doesn’t honestly care about curtailing the now-staggering deficit when it comes to their preferred policies, according to an audio tape obtained by the Washington Post. “My party is very interested in deficits when there is a Democrat in the White House,” the acting chief of staff said. “...
Tags: News, Republicans, White House, Barack Obama, Britain, Gop, Treasury, Republican Party, Deficit, Donald Trump, Oxford Union, Mick Mulvaney, Mulvaney, Steven Mnuchin, Kevin Brady R TX, Cristina Cabrera


Trump Mocks Bloomberg After Billionaire Gets Thrashed In Dem Debate

Former New York City Mayor Michael Bloomberg took quite a beating during Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate, which didn’t go unnoticed by President Donald Trump. “Mini Mike Bloomberg’s debate performance tonight was perhaps the worst in the history of debates, and there have been some really bad ones,” Trump tweeted early Thursday morning. “He was stumbling, bumbling and grossly incompetent.” He also retweeted a video of a shrunken Bloomberg peering over a podium before getting crushed by ...
Tags: News, New York City, Bloomberg, Donald Trump, Bloomberg LP, Michael Bloomberg, Democratic Debates, Trump, Mike, Sen Elizabeth Warren D MA, Democratic presidential primary, Trump Tweets, Cristina Cabrera, Mayor Bloomberg, Trump Mocks Bloomberg, Donald Trump Mini Mike Bloomberg


Did A Federal Court Just Throw Shade At Donald Trump?

I mean, it was probably just a typo, but still!
Tags: Law, Courts, Donald Trump, Sexual Harassment, Typos, Drumpf, Carlos Murguia


Roger Stone sentencing hearing begins as Trump hints at pardon – live

Roger Stone to be sentenced, likely to prompt more Trump furyBloomberg the main target in bruising debate debut in Las VegasHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 3.27pm GMT As Roger Stone’s sentencing hearing continues, Trump is tweeting about his former associate, claiming his crimes were on par with the actions of former FBI director James Comey and former deputy FBI director Andrew McCabe. “They say Roger Stone lied to Congress.” @CNN OH, I see, but so ...
Tags: Congress, Washington, Elizabeth Warren, World news, Joe Biden, US news, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, US politics, Amy Klobuchar, Dc, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, James Comey, Trump, Roger Stone


Trump Ally Roger Stone to Be Sentenced on Convictions for Witness Tampering

(WASHINGTON) — Roger Stone, a staunch ally of President Donald Trump, faces sentencing Thursday on his convictions for witness tampering and lying to Congress. The action in federal court comes amid Trump’s unrelenting defense of his longtime confidant that has led to a mini-revolt inside the Justice Department and allegations the president has interfered in the case. Trump took to Twitter to denounce as a “miscarriage of justice” the initial recommendation by Justice Department prosecutors...
Tags: New York, News, Congress, Washington, Russia, Uncategorized, Fbi, Hillary Clinton, House, Courts, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, House Intelligence Committee, Illinois, Donald Trump, Abc News


Analysis: Trump's bending of justice will have consequences

President Donald Trump's determination to bend the justice system threatens what makes America great in ways far beyond the fate of his allies such as Roger Stone.
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Trump's bending of justice will have consequences

President Donald Trump's determination to bend the justice system threatens what makes America great in ways far beyond the fate of his allies such as Roger Stone.
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Julian Assange case is the Dreyfus of our age, says John McDonnell

Shadow chancellor compares extradition case to 19th-century treason trialThe US attempt to extradite Julian Assange is the “the Dreyfus case of our age”, John McDonnell has said after a two-hour visit to see the WikiLeaks founder in Belmarsh prison.On Wednesday it was claimed in a London court that Donald Trump had offered Assange a pardon if he would say Russia was not involved in leaking Democratic party emails. Continue reading...
Tags: London, Russia, US, UK News, US news, Labour, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Extradition, John Mcdonnell, Assange, Belmarsh


Trump hints at pardon as Roger Stone sentencing looms - live updates

Bloomberg the main target in bruising debate debut in Las VegasRoger Stone to be sentenced, likely to prompt more Trump furyHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 1.26pm GMT While he awaits the outcome of US moves to extradite him, WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been visited in prison by a leading British opposition politician - shadow chancellor John McDonnell.McDonnell described the US attempts to extradite Assange to face trial to face 18 charges, ...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, US, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Amy Klobuchar, Julian Assange, Wikileaks, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Trump, Assange, Roger Stone, Mike Bloomberg


Opinion: Trump's budget will wreak havoc on the American economy

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump released his 2021 budget proposal. It is likely going nowhere in Congress, since Democrats control the House of Representatives. But for the economy's sake, we should be glad that the president's budget has no shot at passage. It is full of outdated ideas that would instantly weaken the economy and undermine our ability to grow and prosper over time. If enacted, it would be an economic calamity.
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Trump makes Richard Grenell first openly gay cabinet secretary in history

Richard Grenell and President Donald Trump (Photo: @RichardGrenell | Twitter) Donald Trump is appointing Richard Grenell, US ambassador to Germany since 2018, to the position of acting Director of National Intelligence. The President tweeted the news last night, saying, “I am pleased to announce that our highly respected Ambassador to Germany, @RichardGrenell, will become the Acting Director of National Intelligence. Rick has represented our Country exceedingly well and I look forward to work...
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Echoes of Trump in Mike Bloomberg's first debate

Mike Bloomberg's rivals tore into his claim to be the best candidate to defeat Donald Trump in November by branding him as a misogynistic, Obamacare-hating, soft-on-Wall-Street bully -- basically the rough equivalent of that other New York billionaire.
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Trump names staunch loyalist and current US Ambassador to Germany Richard Grenell as acting intelligence chief

President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that he has named Richard Grenell, a staunch loyalist, as acting spy chief.
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6 takeaways from the Las Vegas Democratic debate

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and WILL WEISSERT LAS VEGAS  — Six Democratic presidential hopefuls met on the debate stage in Las Vegas, but it was the newcomer, former New York Mayor Mike Bloomberg, who received the most attention, and none of it positive. Here are some key takeaways from the debate. THE $60 BILLION PUNCHING BAG Bloomberg was the object of scorn, ridicule and contempt. And that was just in the first five minutes of the debate. With all candidates flashing heat, a measure of the urgency t...
Tags: New York, Minnesota, Obama, Washington, Mexico, Senate, White House, Bloomberg, Sport, Joe Biden, Soccer, New Hampshire, Iowa, Warren, Mitch McConnell, Las Vegas


Exclusive: Westinghouse set to sign pact with NPCIL for nuclear reactors during Trump visit

U.S. energy firm Westinghouse is expected to sign a new agreement with state-run Nuclear Power Corporation of India for the supply of six nuclear reactors during U.S. President Donald Trump's visit next week, officials said, aiming to kickstart a long-running project.
Tags: Money, businessNews, Donald Trump, Trump, Westinghouse, Nuclear Power Corporation of India


Meet the former Facebook executive charged with managing Michael Bloomberg's record-breaking effort to take down Donald Trump

Former Facebook chief marketing officer Gary Briggs emerged from retirement in late 2019 to lead Hawkfish, the digital agency launched by 2020 presidential candidate Michael Bloomberg. Hawkfish was created as a data-driven marketing operation to support Democratic party candidates, but it's solely working for Bloomberg now. Briggs is said to have played a key role in hiring people from the worlds of politics, advertising, and technology. Hawkfish is central to Bloomberg's aim to topple Donald ...
Tags: Facebook, New York, California, Ebay, Kentucky, Virginia, New York City, Americas, Barack Obama, Trends, Bloomberg, Gop, Hillary Clinton, Chevy, Las Vegas, Donald Trump


'We were kings of the world': WeWork's Adam Neumann fostered a culture of superiority at the troubled coworking startup

WeWork's cofounder and ex-CEO Adam Neumann instilled a culture of superiority at the coworking startup, according to the Financial Times. "Adam was the sun and we all revolved around him," a WeWork employee told the newspaper. "We were kings of the world." "He wanted everyone to know he was God," a SoftBank executive told the Financial Times. SoftBank CEO Masayoshi Son goaded Neumann into expanding WeWork faster by comparing it to other businesses. Visit Business Insider's homepage for more st...
Tags: Facebook, Softbank, US, Trends, Netflix, Sprint, WeWork, Son, Donald Trump, Financial Times, Neumann, Adam, Adam Neumann, Masayoshi Son, Oyo, Masa


Trump repeatedly struggles to pronounce words during conspiracy-laden rally, before suggesting he'll pardon Roger Stone in late-night tweet

Donald Trump delivered a stumbling, incoherent and at times outright fictitious re-election rally addres in which he complained about a dog’s media coverage and appeared to approve calls to imprison Hillary Clinton.The dark, grievance-filled speech to supporters, delivered at the Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Arizona, was followed by a tweet which appeared to suggest he may pardon convicted friend and former advisor Roger Stone.
Tags: News, Hillary Clinton, Arizona, Donald Trump, Trump, Roger Stone, Arizona Veterans Memorial Coliseum


Melania Trump Hails ‘Healthy Online Behavior’ And People Can’t Handle The Irony

People on Twitter pointed out President Donald Trump's completely unhealthy online behavior.
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India says will not 'rush into' a trade deal with U.S.

India will not rush into a trade deal with the United States, an Indian foreign ministry spokesman said on Thursday, days before U.S. President Donald Trump's visit.
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Roger Stone to be sentenced amid Trump complaints against prosecutors

Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
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Stone's sentencing is exposing how politically charged the case has become

Roger Stone, a longtime showman, political strategist and friend of Donald Trump's whom a jury found guilty of lying to Congress and threatening a witness regarding his efforts for the President's 2016 campaign, will be sentenced Thursday in Washington.
Tags: News, Congress, Stories, Donald Trump, Roger Stone


Roger Stone to be sentenced while Democrats ponder debate fall-out - live updates

Bloomberg the main target in bruising debate debutRoger Stone to be sentenced, likely to prompt more Trump furyHelp us cover the critical issues of 2020. Consider making a contribution 10.22am GMT Good morning - and it’s the morning after the night before for the six major challengers for the Democratic nomination, as they wake up and wonder how their debate performance yesterday will have played with voters. We’ll get our first real hint when Nevada holds its caucuses on Saturday. Related:...
Tags: Elizabeth Warren, Bloomberg, World news, Joe Biden, US news, US politics, Amy Klobuchar, Nevada, Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders, Roger Stone, Mike Bloomberg, Pete Buttigieg, US elections 2020




Watching the Democratic Debate, Latinos In Las Vegas Feel Left Out of the Conversation

About 10 miles away from Wednesday’s Democratic primary debate in Las Vegas, far from the glitzy casinos that the city’s visitors flock to, there is a suite in a strip mall full of about two dozen people chatting happily, greeting each other with kisses on cheeks, and enjoying a dinner featuring flautas. A woman passes out bingo cards. They’re at debate watch party for Make the Road Action Nevada, the state branch of a national organization that works with immigrants that’s streaming a Span...
Tags: News, Mexico, Uncategorized, Joe Biden, New Hampshire, Iowa, Las Vegas, Nevada, Customs, Donald Trump, Maria, Trump, Democratic, McDonald, Sen Bernie Sanders, Telemundo


Elizabeth Warren, Criticizing Bloomberg, Sent a Message: She Won’t Be Ignored

“I’d like to talk about who we’re running against: a billionaire who calls women fat broads and horse-faced lesbians,” Ms. Warren said at Wednesday’s debate. “And no, I’m not talking about Donald Trump.”
Tags: News, Bloomberg, Warren, Donald Trump, Elizabeth, Democratic Party, Primaries and Caucuses, Presidential Election of 2020, Michael R, Debates (Political, Elizabeth Warren Criticizing Bloomberg


John Bolton rebuked for withholding Trump testimony in new public event

Ex-national security adviser criticized by Obama official‘I would feel like I was shamefully violating the oath I took’Former national security adviser John Bolton faced a roasting from one of his predecessors on Wednesday night, in his second public appearance since the conclusion of Donald Trump’s impeachment trial. Related: Democratic debate: Warren brands Bloomberg 'a billionaire who calls people fat broads' – live Continue reading...
Tags: Obama, Bloomberg, World news, US news, Ukraine, US politics, Donald Trump, Trump, John Bolton


U.S. meeting on Huawei, China policy still on for Thursday despite Trump tweets: sources

A meeting of U.S. government officials to discuss further curbs on exports to Huawei and China is still on for Thursday, two sources said, despite pushback from President Donald Trump against the restrictions.
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Scalpels out: Democrats make slashing attacks on health care plans

Top contenders for the Democratic presidential nomination torched one another's proposals to reform the health care system Wednesday, as the contest to unify behind a single candidate to defeat President Donald Trump took a bitterly divisive turn.
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Roger Stone's sentencing to move ahead after judge refuses new trial request

Trump ally guilty on seven counts, including lying to CongressPresident claims conviction ‘should be thrown out’Roger Stone, a longtime ally of Donald Trump and a self-described political dirty trickster, is set to be sentenced on Thursday for his attempts to sabotage a congressional investigation that posed a political threat to the president.The sentencing will go ahead despite an 11th-hour request by Stone’s defense team for a new trial following Trump’s claim that the conviction “should be t...
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