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White House Refuses to Turn Over Flynn Documents to House Inquiry - The New York Times

Michael T. Flynn failed to comply with the law by not disclosing his business dealings with Russia as required, lawmakers said.
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Trump White House refuses to give key Flynn documents to Congress

"I see no data to support the notion that Gen. Flynn complied with the law."
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Hannity: No Longer Can the Slander Against Me Slide - 'I Have Hired a Team of Some of the Best Attorneys in This Country' - Breitbart

Hannity: No Longer Can the Slander Against Me Slide --- 'I Have Hired a Team of Some of the Best Attorneys in This Country'
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House oversight committee starts Flynn review

Whether President Donald Trump's former national security adviser, Michael Flynn, properly disclosed payments from foreign governments on his security clearance application is the subject of a House oversight committee meeting Tuesday, as members are set to review the first batch of documents related to the investigation.
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Ivanka Trump Is Jeered in Berlin After Defending Her Father - The New York Times

The president’s daughter, on stage with Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, said her father was a champion of families. Some in the audience groaned.
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College Republicans' Lawyer Suggests Deploying National Guard If Mayor of Berkeley Cannot Maintain Order - Breitbart

Harmeet Dhillon suggested deploying the National Guard to provide security if Berkeley's mayor could not maintain control of the city.
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Obama's $400,000 Wall Street speaking fee will undermine everything he believes in

To fight the rising tide of populism, mainstream leaders need to raise their ethical game.
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Ivanka Trump Booed For Claiming Donald Trump Is A 'Tremendous Champion' For Women | The Huffington Post

The first daughter was on a panel with Angela Merkel and Christine Lagarde in Berlin.
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Trump Saved Carrier Jobs. These Workers Weren’t as Lucky. - The New York Times

At an Indiana factory operated by the same corporate parent, more than 700 blue-collar workers are being laid off as their jobs are moved to Mexico.
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Poll: Overwhelming Public Support For President Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Policy - Breitbart

Poll: Overwhelming Public Support For President Trump's 'Buy American, Hire American' Policy
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VIDEO: Armed Employee Sneaks up Behind Armed Suspect, Foils Robbery Attempt - Breitbart

VIDEO: Armed Employee Sneaks up Behind Armed Suspect, Foils Robbery Attempt
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Man Who Died Of Thirst In Sheriff David Clarke's Jail Had Water Cut Off For A Week | The Huffington Post

A group of jurors are weighing criminal charges against Terrill Thomas' jailors.
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EXCLUSIVE – Clinton Sex Accusers Slam ‘Hypocritical’ Media over Bill O’Reilly Coverage

Victims of Bill Clinton’s alleged sexual assaults blasted news media for attacking Bill O'Reilly while dismissing their own accusations.
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Ivanka Trump Gets Booed at Women's Panel in Germany While Defending Father

The first daughter claimed he was a "tremendous champion" of families.
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What Donald Trump's "joke" about Nikki Haley reveals about him

At a lunch at the White House on Monday with more than a dozen UN ambassadors, President Trump poked some fun at his own UN Ambassador Nikki Haley.
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Donald Trump’s Presidency Has Inspired 11,000 Women To Run For Office | The Huffington Post

“Over ten thousand women isn’t a ripple — it’s a wave,” Emily’s List president Stephanie Schriock said.
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Barack Obama returns to remind us how radically different he is from Donald Trump

Former President Barack Obama re-emerged into public life on Monday in Chicago and, in the process, offered a potent reminder of what a radical change in direction the country took in the 2016 election.
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Obama Cashes In: Set to Take $400,000 for Speech to Wall Street Firm - Breitbart

Less than 100 days since leaving office, the former president has already arranged for a big Wall Street payday.
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German crowd hisses, boos at Ivanka when she defends her dad

Ivanka Trump defended her father at a women's panel in Berlin Tuesday after attendees hissed and booed when she attempted to champion her father's commitment to women's issues.
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Ivanka Trump Discusses Female Entrepreneurs And Her Father At W20 Summit In Berlin : The Two-Way : NPR

The first daughter said women must have access to credit and mentors, "to encourage this next generation" of female business owners. But remarks about her father drew the biggest reaction.
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Donald Trump Invites Conservative Media to White House for Exclusive Briefing - Breitbart

Donald Trump Invites Conservative Media to White House for Exclusive Briefing
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'Shattered' Revelation: Clinton Campaign Hatched Russian Hacking Narrative 24 Hours After Hillary's Loss

"Shattered: Inside Hillary Clinton's Doomed Campaign," reveals how Hillary Clinton blamed her defeat on Russia meddling "within 24 hours."
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Entire Senate being called to White House for North Korea briefing

The entire U.S. Senate has been invited to the White House for a briefing Wednesday on the North Korea situation, amid escalating tensions over the country’s missile tests and bellicose rhetoric.
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Ivanka Trump's first daughter role leaves women scratching their heads in Germany

Ivanka Trump is in Germany as a member of her father's presidential team. In doing so, the first daughter stepped into a land that prides itself on meritocracy.
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GOP Rep Tells Mom Her Son On Medicaid Should Just Get A Better Job If He Wants Health Care | The Huffington Post

Rep. Warren Davidson also compared health insurance to a cell phone.
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New Orleans Begins Removing Statues Commemorating the Confederacy - The New York Times

Workers dressed in flak jackets, helmets and scarves to conceal their identities because of concerns about their safety removed a statute early on Monday.
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USS Michigan nuclear sub heads to South Korea

The USS Michigan -- an Ohio-class, nuclear-powered, guided-missile submarine -- is expected to make a visible port call in South Korea on Tuesday, according to a US defense official.
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Today’s executive orders are the nail in the coffin of Trump’s economic populism

There’s no workers’ party here.
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The Federal Government Is Officially Promoting Mar-A-Lago | The Huffington Post

Yup, your tax dollars are pushing Trump's personal real estate.
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With Shutdown Looming, Trump Tweets His Demands : NPR

The clock is ticking to a government shutdown, and President Trump keeps adding to the list of what he wants — 140 characters at a time.
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Texas Dems Stage Hunger Strike Over Sanctuary City Crackdown

Democrats and open border advocates are staging a hunger strike in Texas against the State’s proposed anti-sanctuary city bill.
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Trump supporters are the most overrated force in American politics

46 percent of voters is not that many people.
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Anderson Cooper Warns: Don't Be 'Desensitized' By Trump's 'Fake Facts' | The Huffington Post

The president again falsely implied he won the popular vote.
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Numerous states considering anti-protest bills

Spencer DesAuteles was standing in a crosswalk at a protest against President Donald Trump's travel ban in January when he and two other people were hit by a car. The Tennessee resident, who was working as a volunteer to keep protestors safe from traffic, said he had the legal right of way when a driver rolled through the intersection.
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Seth Meyers Delivers Ruthless Verdict For 'Ignorant' Trump's 1st 100 Days | The Huffington Post

“Trump is so ignorant, he’s ignorant of his own ignorance."
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Is Singapore’s "miracle" health care system the answer for America?

The Singapore model shows how liberal and conservative ideas can fuse.
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Top Trump adviser abruptly leaves 'fake news' panel at Georgetown

Gorka left a panel on so-called fake news at Georgetown University on Monday after he was questioned about his a far-right group with Nazi ties.
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73% of Americans want independent probe of Russian election meddling

A combined 61 percent of Americans say they have little to no confidence in Congress conducting a fair and impartial investigation
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New Orleans Begins Tearing Down Confederate Statues | The Huffington Post

A statue honoring white supremacists who killed members of the city's post-Civil War integrated police force was the first to come down.
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Donald Trump’s defining trait: his insecurity.

Each president brings with him more than just his agenda to Washington. He also brings personal qualities, those traits of character that shape and def ...
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San Antonio Mayor Suggests Atheists Are 'Broken People' Who Cause Poverty | The Huffington Post

Ivy Taylor also said atheists lacked good family and community ties and were not productive members of society.
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7 Baffling Moments From Donald Trump's AP Interview | The Huffington Post

So many words, so little sense.
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Obama: ‘I Probably Wouldn't Have Been President’ If My High School Years Were Online - Breitbart

Obama: ‘I Probably Wouldn't Have Been President’ If My High School Years Were Online
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Obama Steps Back Into Public Life, Trying to Avoid One Word: Trump - The New York Times

On Monday, in the first of a series of public appearances, the former president faces the risk of being asked about topics in which anything he says could be considered a critique of President Trump.
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Trump Wants It Known: Grading 100 Days Is ‘Ridiculous’ (but His Were the Best) - The New York Times

Though he has called it “an artificial barrier” and a “ridiculous standard,” President Trump is deeply anxious that he be judged a success after 100 days.
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State Department Website Features Trump's For-Profit Club, Mar-A-Lago : NPR

A federal government website has a page on President Trump's private Florida resort. Critics say taxpayer-funded resources should not be used to tout the so-called Winter White House.
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In defense of Ivanka Trump after she was hissed at in Germany

During an appearance on a panel discussion in Germany on Tuesday, Ivanka Trump was booed and hissed at when she offered a defense of her father's policies regarding paid leave for women in the workplace.
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Donald Trump just blinked on the border wall showdown

Just days after insisting that any spending bill to keep the federal government open include more than $1 billion for his proposed border wall, President Trump backed off that pledge -- abruptly ending the expected brinksmanship between the White House and Congress expected to dominate the week.
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Trevor Noah Slams Donald Trump's First 100 Days Like No One Else Can | The Huffington Post

Sorry, Mr. President, no props for trying.
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