Report: Trump Told Russians He Fired ‘Nut Job’ Comey Because Of Investigation
The president told the Russian foreign minister and ambassador that firing his FBI director had “taken off” the pressure he had faced. The full NPR report continues. President T READ MORE
President Trump Fires FBI Director James Comey
The president has fired FBI Director James Comey, who was overseeing an investigation into Russian meddling in the 2016 elections and possible ties to the Trump campaign and top aides. READ MORE
Almost 100 Days In, ‘Trumpism’ Is Still Not Clearly Defined
Donald Trump promised something new in American politics. His strategists said his brash "America First" approach would bust up the old party identities and remake the Republican Party as a true populist READ MORE
Congress Overturns Internet Privacy Regulation
The U.S. House of Representatives voted on Tuesday, in a 215-205 decision, to roll back the yet-to-take effect regulation initiated by the Obama administration that would have mandated internet service providers–such as Comcast and Time Warner–would need to get your approval to sell your personal data to marketers and other such data-buyers. NPR reports. READ MORE
How Millennials Win And Lose Under The GOP Health Bill
Premiums would go up faster under the GOP legislation than if Obamacare were left in place because of the elimination of the individual mandate. NPR Reports. READ MORE
GOP Bill Would Repeal Obamacare Taxes And Penalties, Keep Some Subsidies
House Republicans introduced their bill to repeal Obamacare's individual mandate that also aims to maintain coverage for people with pre-existing conditions and allow children to stay on their parents' plans until the age of 26. NPR reports. READ MORE
Justice Department Reverses Position On Texas Voter ID Law Case
The Trump administration is dropping a claim against a Texas voter ID law, one of the nation's strictest. A federal appeals court has ordered the state to fix the law's discriminatory effects. NPR Reports. READ MORE
After Comments On Pedophilia, Breitbart Editor Milo Yiannopoulos Resigns
NPR Reports on the 32-year-old conservative provocateur resigned from Breitbart, lost a book contract and a high-profile speaking engagement after past remarks resurfaced showing him seemingly praising pedophilia. READ MORE
Conway Should Be Investigated For Plugging Ivanka Trump Products, Ethics Agency Says
In a letter made public Tuesday, the Office of Government Ethics wrote to White House attorneys that there's reason to believe that Conway violated the standards of ethical conduct for executive employees by endorsing Ivanka Trump's fashion line during a television interview last week. NPR Reports. READ MORE
Judge grants stay against part of Trump’s immigration order
Federal Judge Ann Donnelly in Brooklyn, N.Y. granted a request by the American Civil Liberties Union and issued a stay late Saturday on the deportations of valid visa holders after they have landed at a U.S. airport. The ruling by Donnelly temporarily blocks President Donald Trump's executive order on immigration signed Friday. PBS Reports. Support Victims of Rape and Persecution READ MORE
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