Politics

Flynn’s lawyers no longer sharing information with Trump’s legal team

Michael Flynn’s lawyers have told other defense lawyers in the ongoing Russia probe, including President Donald Trump’s legal team, that they’re no longer able to share information, a source familiar with the matter told CNN. The source added that the decision to cease informal information-sharing could be an indication Flynn is preparing to plead guilty in Special Counsel Robert Mueller’s …

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Obama Wishes Joe Biden A Happy Birthday With An Adorable Meme

Joe Biden may be another year older, but these memes never get old. Former President Barack Obama celebrated the 75th birthday of the former vice president Monday by tweeting a meme that seemed to capture their friendship over the years in a nutshell. The meme, in theme with past ones created for and by the iconic pair, shows a serious Obama giving his 2014 State …

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Kushner failed to disclose outreach from Putin ally to Trump campaign

President Trump’s son-in-law and senior adviser, Jared Kushner, failed to disclose what lawmakers called a “Russian backdoor overture and dinner invite” involving a banker who has been accused of links to Russian organized crime, three sources familiar with the matter told NBC News. An email chain described Aleksander Torshin, a former senator and deputy head of Russia’s central bank who …

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Gisele Bundchen takes on Trump policy: ‘Nothing justifies killing’ elephants for trophies

It seems clear Tom Brady’s better half is not a big fan of President Trump. An ardent environmentalist, Gisele Bundchen doesn’t care for the commander in chief’s take on global warming — he’s called it a “hoax” — and now the Brazilian supermodel is upset about the Trump administration’s decision to allow hunters to bring trophies of elephants killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back …

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Trump Administration to reverse ban on elephant trophies from Africa

The Trump administration plans to allow hunters to bring trophies of elephants they killed in Zimbabwe and Zambia back to the United States, reversing a ban put in place by the Obama administration in 2014, a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service official confirmed for ABC News today. Even though elephants are listed as endangered under the Endangered Species Act, a provision in the …

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Hillary Clinton’s corruption probe seen gaining some headway

The Trump administration’s Justice Department is inching toward a full investigation of possible corruption in Hillary Clinton’s dealings with Russia as secretary of state — with Republican lawmakers urging a focus on her campaign as well. Attorney General Jeff Sessions, addressing the House Judiciary Committee yesterday, insisted any probe of President Trump’s 2016 Democratic rival will be handled in a …

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House Democrats Introduce Articles of Impeachment Against Trump

A half-dozen Democrats on Wednesday introduced articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump, accusing him of obstruction of justice and other offenses, in a long-shot effort that stands little chance in the Republican-led House. Indeed, the large majority of Democrats seem intent on having nothing to do with the effort either as lawmakers await the results of special counsel Robert …

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The U.S. Is Tackling Global Warming, Even if Trump Isn’t

World leaders have been meeting in Bonn, Germany, since last week to discuss carrying out the 2015 Paris climate agreement. Sadly, though not unexpectedly, the White House and federal agencies have largely been absent from the negotiating table. But American leaders from state capitols, city halls and businesses across the country have shown up in force, and we have delivered …

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Trump Says Putin ‘Means It’ About Not Meddling in U.S. Elections

President Trump said on Saturday that he believed President Vladimir V. Putin was sincere in his denials of interference in the 2016 presidential elections, calling questions about Moscow’s meddling a politically motivated “hit job” that was hindering cooperation with Russia on life-or-death issues. Speaking after meeting privately with Mr. Putin on the sideline of the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation summit …

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