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In The Art of the Deal, Donald Trump wrote about perhaps his first deal ever, made with his younger.. The American Prospect
Six demonstrators interrupted the confirmation for David Friedman, the U.S. Ambassador to Israel. The two Muslim men of Arab descent are the only two facing criminal charges Source: HuffPost Politics -
President Donald Trump is standing by Attorney General Jeff Sessions as Democrats call for him to step down after failing to disclose during his confirmation hearing he met twice with the Russian.. Source: WGN -
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Don’t let his languid southern drawl or physical resemblance to the kindly Keebler elves fool you. Ever.
Jefferson Beauregard Sessions III,.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― Disability rights advocates and a leading Democratic think tank are livid at The Washington Post over a March 30 front-page story on the prevalence of disability benefits in rural.. Huffington Post
The Treasury Department says it won't issue Exxon Mobil a waiver to work in Russia.
"In consultation with President Donald J. Trump, the Treasury Department will not be issuing waivers to US.. Business Insider
Attorney General Jeff Sessions didn’t assuage journalists’ fears Friday that prosecuting WikiLeaks could open the door to charging news organizations for publishing classified information,.. Huffington Post
BUFFALO, New York (Reuters) - Laicie Manzella lived in a rundown house on Buffalo’s east side when three of her children tested with dangerously high levels of lead in their blood. Her oldest son.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― In February, U.S. Capitol Police arrested six people for protesting during a confirmation hearing for the U.S. ambassador to Israel. But only two of the protesters, both Muslim men of.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― Sen. Michael Bennet (D-Colo.) was one of just four Democrats who voted to advance Supreme Court Justice Neil Gorsuch’s nomination in the Senate this month. Now that Bennet is back.. Huffington Post
Exxon Mobil Corp. applied to the Treasury Department for a waiver from sanctions on Russia in an effort to restart its joint venture with state oil company PAO Rosneft, according to the Wall Street.. Business Insider
A state Senate confirmation hearing is scheduled for Friday for Thomas Gorak, commissioner for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, who was nominated to serve a term until 2022 by Gov. David Ige... bizjournals
In an interview with the FT, Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin discussed Trump's "tremendous" tax reform, and confirmed what many already knew: that the push to revise the US tax code has been.. Zero Hedge
WASHINGTON ― If Tom Ward had to die from his work, he’d rather fall off a scaffold than endure the slow death his father did from the debilitating lung disease silicosis.
“I would choose to go.. Huffington Post
The dismay that the neophytes in the Trump Administration elicit tends to follow three stages: alarm at what they say, shock at what they do, and outrage at what they propose to do next. Attorney.. The New Yorker
Former Vice President Joe Biden did not mince words about U.S. Secretary of Education Betsy DeVos in a recent interview with Teen Vogue.
In the interview, published Friday afternoon, Biden.. Huffington Post
WASHINGTON ― Mike Pompeo has reversed his position on the whistle-blowing platform WikiLeaks since becoming head of the CIA.
The former Republican congressman called WikiLeaks “a non-state.. Huffington Post
A state Senate confirmation hearing has not been set yet for Thomas Gorak, commissioner for the Hawaii Public Utilities Commission, who was nominated to serve a term until 2022 by Gov. David Ige late.. bizjournals
In his first U.S.-China summit, President Donald Trump took a significant step toward making good on campaign promises aimed at resetting a broken relationship between the world’s two largest.. Business Insider
The U.S. Government Accountability Office is reviewing Donald Trump’s presidential transition, focusing on funding, ethics and communications with foreign governments.
Sen. Elizabeth Warren.. Huffington Post
With Neil Gorsuch's confirmation as the 113th Supreme Court justice expected on Friday, it won't be long before he starts revealing what he really thinks about a range of hot topics he repeatedly.. Denver Post Also reported by •Newsmax •CNSNews.com •Seattle Times