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16 Dems sign letter opposing Pelosi as Speaker

Sixteen Democrats have signed onto a letter opposing Rep. Nancy Pelosi(D-Calif.) for Speaker. The letter, spearheaded by Rep. Kathleen Rice (D-N.Y.), had been anticipated for some time and ended up one signature less than the 17 names that had been expected. Rep. Marcia Fudge (D-Ohio), who had initially signed and is weighing a challenge to...

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Ivanka Conveniently Supports Democrats’ Headscarf Rule For Members Of Congress

Democrats eye change in rules to allow religious headwear The Democrats are looking to change a rule banning hats in Congress to accommodate members who wear religious headwear — and Ivanka Trump is conveniently in support. “Important rule change for Congress to make…” the first daughter and senior White House advisor tweeted early...

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TRUMP’S RISING DEBTS WILL SOON FORCE THE U.S. TO SPEND MORE ON INTEREST THAN MEDICAID, DEFENSE

BY BENJAMIN FEARNOW for www.newsweek.com U.S. government spending on the interest costs of rising federal debt will soon force lawmakers to choose between competing spending on health care and education programs, according to the Wall Street Journal. Interest costs on the 2017 federal debt of $263 billion accounted for 6.6 percent of...

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Trump says he did not discuss Mueller with Whitaker before appointing him acting attorney general

President Trump says he had not discussed special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia probe with acting Attorney General Matthew Whitaker, the man overseeing the inquiry, at least for now. Whitaker has come under increasing scrutiny since his appointment on Wednesday because of his previous criticism of Mueller’s investigation. People close to...

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Trump puts a happy face on House bloodbath, while Democrats threaten to probe his finances – as Florida remains in recount territory and votes are still being counted in Arizona and Montana

Americans voted Tuesday in elections that will determine the environment for the rest of Trump’s first term Democrats will take over the House of Representatitives and might make Nancy Pelosi speaker again Republicans will keep control of the U.S. Senate after snatching at least four seats from Democrats Republican Rick...

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Can Trump crush Democratic ‘blue wave’ in midterm congressional elections? Voters go to the polls in president’s first major electoral test after bitter campaigning on both sides

Americans vote Tuesday in elections that will determine the environment for the rest of Trump’s first term Democrats aim to seize control of both houses of Congress from Republicans Polls suggest they will likely take control of the House but fall short in the Senate All 435 House seats are...

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‘Barbed wire used properly can be a beautiful sight’: Trump marvels at the barricades being set up at the border in passionate rally appearance just three days before the midterms

The president focused on illegal immigration during his Saturday afternoon rally at Bozeman airport in Belgrade, Montana  He praised the 7,000 troops that have been deployed to the border to await the arrival of the migrant caravan en route from Central America  Trump also repeated a false claim that ‘Democrats...

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Border SHUTDOWN: Trump is ‘preparing an executive order’ to ban ALL Central American migrants – even those seeking asylum – from entering the U.S via Mexico amid caravan chaos

White House reportedly preparing executive order to block incoming caravan At least 7,000 Central Americans have been walking for days to reach the US  Trump tweeted on Thursday that they would be blocked by border patrol agents  Pentagon currently finalizing deployment of 1,000 troops to assist at the border By DAILYMAIL.COM...