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Rep. Schiff claps back at Rudy Giuliani: There is 'significant evidence of collusion'

The chairman of the House Intelligence Committee, Representative Adam Schiff (D-CA), feels that there is still “significant evidence of collusion” linking Russian interference into the 2016 presidential election to President Trump’s presidential campaign, even though the Justice Department has indicated that there will be no more indictments recommended in the Mueller investigation.

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Top Democrat says Congress will ‘absolutely’ take Mueller report fight to the Supreme Court if necessary

With the Mueller report now completed and sent to the Department of Justice, speculation remains if any part of the report will ever see the light of day. House Judiciary Chairman Jerry Nadler (D-NY), on today's Face The Nation, made it clear that he intends to feel the release of the full report, possibly taking it to the Supreme Court of the United States if necessary.

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Fox News' Chris Wallace brings the receipts after White House acting chief of staff insists Trump is 'not a white supremacist'

Mick Mulvaney, the Acting White House Chief of Staff, claimed on Fox News Sunday that President Trump is not a white supremacist.

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Connecticut school employee resigns after video emerges of her calling two black people the n-word

Corinne Terrone, a clerk at a public school in Connecticut, has resigned in the wake of a video of her spitting at two black people and repeatedly using the "N-Word" has surfaced on social media.

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The GOP uses anti-Irish stereotype to attack Beto O'Rourke on St. Patrick's Day

While far from the worst thing Republicans have ever done. the GOP opted to "celebrate" St. Patrick's Day with an attack on Beto O'Rourke, using a mugshot of the presidential contender, topped with a clip art Irish top hat, and a letter board in front of him that reads, "Please Drink Responsibly."

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Trump ignores New Zealand massacre to rant about Jeanine Pirro’s Fox News show being pulled

In the wake of a deadly anti-Muslim shooting rampage that left 49 people dead in Christchurch, New Zealand, and amid a self-declared national emergency over immigration via the United States’ southern border, the President of the United States has taken to his twitter account to inform the country of what really matters: how he was portrayed on a Saturday Night Live rerun, and the lack of his favorite hosts on Fox news.

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Presidential advisor wonders: 'Is Abraham Lincoln a racist'?

Senior advisor for President Donald Trump's 2020 campaign, Katrina Pierson, has pushed back on criticism about the low number of Black people in the administration by comparing the Trump administration to that of President Lincoln more than 150 years prior. 

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John Bolton contradicts Trump and Pence on ISIS ‘Defeat’

National Security Adviser John Bolton claims ISIS remains a threat, at odds with both President Trump's and Vice President Pence's claims that ISIS has been defeated, even as he tries to claim the president did not claim such.

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Trump claims accomplishments — while ignoring realities

President Trump has again claimed, via Twitter, to have done more than any past president, while blaming the "hostile and corrupt media" for holding him back.

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Trump claims Cohen manuscript exonerates him — there's just one glaring problem

Donald Trump seems fixated on a book manuscript supposedly by his former lawyer, Michael Cohen. The only problem? No one has seen such a manuscript.

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11-year-old student arrested by school resource officer after refusing to recite Pledge of Allegiance

An 11-year-old at Lawton Chiles Middle Academy in Lakeland, Florida was arrested and removed from class after a substitute teacher demanded the student recite the Pledge of Allegiance.

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Unhinged Stephen Miller gets pummeled by Fox News' Chris Wallace in combative interview: 'You don't get to ask me' questions

Stephen Miller appeared unhinged on "Fox News Sunday" over President Trump's national emergency declaration in an often-contentious interview with the White House senior advisor.

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Mick Mulvaney remains adamant Trump will construct a wall — with or without Congressional approval

Acting White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney once again reiterated that another partial government shutdown may be coming, assuming Congress is unable to provide a budget inclusive of his border wall proposal.

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Trump administration claims reuniting separated families is a ‘burden'

As part of a lawsuit by the American Civil Liberties Union against U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement, Administration officials have admitted that it would take too much effort to reunite families the government separated before it implemented its zero-tolerance policy towards asylum seekers and others that the government enacted last April.

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Mulvaney: Trump is 'really prepared' to shut down the government despite outrage

Just two days after the end of the longest government shutdown in United States history, White House chief of staff Mick Mulvaney made it clear that the president would be willing to do it all over again.

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Roger Stone floats cooperation with special counsel Robert Mueller

On today's episode of This Week with George Stephanopoulos, guest Roger Stone seemed to signal an interest in cooperating with the Special Counsel.

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Sorority removes participants in blackface scandal after students and alumni revolt

The Tri-Delta sorority at the University of Oklahoma has expelled a student for a snapchat post that included that student using the "N" word to refer to herself wearing "blackface."

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Both sides reject Trump's shutdown proposal as the president attacks Pelosi — again

President Trump is facing criticism -- and responding to it -- over his latest proposal to end the government shutdown over his demand for border wall funding.

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Lindsey Graham admits shutdown talks are not going anywhere — on purpose: 'The goal is not to open up the government'

Senator Lindsey Graham (R-SC) claims that shutdown talks between congressional leaders and the Trump Administration are not actually to open up the government.

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Top House Intel Democrat: Trump's pledge to invoke emergency powers for border wall is a 'non-starter'

Representative Adam Schiff (R-CA), speaking on CNN's State of the Union, declared that President Trump's insistence that he may invoke "emergency powers" to secure funding and construction of a southern border wall a "non-starter."

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Trump claims to 'relate' to unpaid workers as he holds 800,000 federal employees hostage for border wall

Speaking to reporters at the White House in Sunday, President Trump claimed that he can "relate" to federal workers who are working without pay during the current government shutdown. 

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Republican senator rips Trump's 'unnecessary' and 'juvenile' shutdown: 'This is a made-up fight'

Senator Bob Coker (R-TN) took to CNN's State of the Union today, speaking out against Donald Trump's government shutdown over the President's desire for billions of dollars in border wall funding.

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Stephen Miller: Trump ‘absolutely’ willing to shut down government over border wall

A visibly angry Stephen Miller, speaking on Face The Nation, spoke about the administration's willingness to shut down the United States government over the funding for a border wall.

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This woman escaped sex trafficking - now she faces decades in prison

Cytonia Brown was a teen aged victim of sex trafficking. In the early 2000s, she ran away from home and was living with her 24-year-old boyfriend. The Boyfriend, nicknamed "Kut Throat," raped her and forced her into prostitution. She was drugged and raped by multiple individuals during this time.

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Nixon-era figures agree Trump could face impeachment: 'He is boxed in by Mueller and the people around him know that'

Voices from the Nixon era took to cable news shows to offer their perspective on President Trump, with both suggesting that impeachment is the only way to go forward.

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Top House Intel Dem lays out why the Justice Department 'may indict' Trump: He faces 'the real prospect of jail time'

On today's Face the Nation, Representative Adam Schiff claims that President Trump may face the real prospect of jail time after leaving office. This amid the Cohen and Manafort filings from last week.

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Government shutdown may be averted again after Trump blinks first and suggests he'll back another short-term spending bill

Donald Trump, who has long threatened a government shutdown, appears to be backing down on the latest such crisis, saying he will back yet another short-term spending bill to halt the shuttering of important government services on the 7th.

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House intel Dem calls Trump 'weak' - and demands an investigation of acting AG Matt Whitaker

Adam Schiff, who's sparring with the President turned vulgar last week, continued this Sunday, with the Representative attacking the President over his response to the Jamal Khashoggi assassination as well as the appointment of Matthew Whitaker to acting Attorney General.

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Donald Trump claims he shut down the border between US and Mexico - then immediately contradicts himself

Donald Trump can't seem to agree with himself on whether or not he has closed the border between the United States and Mexico.

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White House plans ‘standard practices’ to keep reporters in line

Press Secretary Sarah Huckabee Saunders claims she is working on "standard practices" for reports in an interview on Fox News on Friday.

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Kansas City Health Department pours bleach on food intended for homeless

Free Hot Soup For Kansas City has offered up meals for the homeless for years, but Health Department officials ruined food intended for homeless people by pouring bleach on it last week.

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