Ousted Watchdog Says State Dept. Official Pressured Him to End Inquiry Into Pompeo

WASHINGTON — The former State Department inspector general who was ousted by President Trump told Congress on Wednesday that a top department official tried to “bully” him as he examined potential misconduct at the agency, according to top Democratic lawmakers. Steve A. Linick, who was fired as inspector general last month, testified that Brian Bulatao, […]

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Ex-Defense Secretary Mattis condemns Trump as threat to constitution

Former Secretary of Defense James Mattis on Wednesday castigated President Donald Trump as "the first president in my lifetime who does not try to unite the American people" in a forceful rebuke of his former boss as nationwide protests have intensified over the death of George Floyd. "Donald Trump is the first president in my […]

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Esper Breaks With Trump on Using Troops Against Protesters

WASHINGTON — Defense Secretary Mark T. Esper broke with President Trump on Wednesday and said that active-duty military troops should not be sent to control the wave of protests in American cities, at least for now. His words were at odds with his commander in chief, who on Monday threatened to do exactly that. Mr. […]

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Trump Campaign Looks at Electoral Map and Doesn’t Like What It Sees

President Trump is facing the bleakest outlook for his re-election bid so far, with his polling numbers plunging in both public and private surveys and his campaign beginning to worry about his standing in states like Ohio and Iowa that he carried by wide margins four years ago. The Trump campaign has recently undertaken a […]

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Malaria drug fails to prevent COVID-19 in a rigorous study

A malaria drug President Donald Trump took to try to prevent COVID-19 proved ineffective for that in the first large, high-quality study to test it in people in close contact with someone with the disease. Results published Wednesday by the New England Journal of Medicine show that hydroxychloroquine was no better than placebo pills at […]

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Trump has had no side effects from hydroxychloroquine treatment, White House doctor says

President Trump suffered no ill effects from his hydroxychloroquine treatment a few weeks ago, the president’s physician said in a letter released Wednesday on Trump’s most recent physical exam. “Following the diagnosis of COVID-19 in two West Wing staffers this past May, as a preventative measure, the president took a two-week course of hydroxychloroquine with zinc and […]

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Cuomo says Trump policies ‘vicious’ for state: ‘He has failed to do anything positive for New York’

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo on Wednesday took fresh shots at President Trump, saying the native New Yorker has “failed to do anything positive” for the state while in office — the latest escalation in the war of words between the two men. “His policies have been vicious to New York,” Cuomo said at a […]

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Trump administration moves to block Chinese airlines from U.S.

By DAVID KOENIG The Trump administration moved Wednesday to block Chinese airlines from flying to the U.S. in an escalation of trade and travel tensions between the two countries. The Transportation Department said it would suspend passenger flights of four Chinese airlines to and from the United States starting June 16. The decision was in […]

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Esper breaks with Trump, opposes using military for protests

President Trump Swears In Mark Esper As Secretary Of Defense | Getty Esper said the Insurrection Act, which would allow Trump to use active-duty military for law enforcement in containing street protests, should be invoked in the United States “only in the most urgent and dire of situations.” WASHINGTON — Breaking with President Donald Trump, […]

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RNC says convention ‘will be held in another city’ after Trump abandons Charlotte, search underway

Hours after President Trump tweeted that the GOP is “now forced to seek another” location other than Charlotte, N.C., to host this summer’s Republican National Convention, party officials said that the convention indeed “will be held in another city.” And Republican sources confirm to Fox News that the search for a new site is getting underway, […]

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Trump Denies, Then Admits, Going to White House Bunker During Protest

WASHINGTON — President Trump on Wednesday first denied and then acknowledged that he had gone to a secure bunker in the White House over the weekend as protesters demonstrated nearby but said he went there for an “inspection,” not because of concerns over his safety. “Well, it was a false report,” Mr. Trump said during […]

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Brian Austin Green Trolls Trump With New ‘Someone Make America Great’ Logo Hat 

Brian Austin Green is taking a stand against Donald Trump by selling ‘SMAG’ hats, he revealed on June 2! The abbreviation — ‘Someone Make America Great’ again — is a rendition of the president’s infamous red and white MAGA hat. Out with the old and in with the new! Brian Austin Green put a new […]

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Trump Administration to Block Chinese Airlines From Flying to the U.S.

The Trump administration on Wednesday said it planned to block Chinese airlines from flying into or out of the United States starting on June 16, after the Chinese government effectively prevented U.S. airlines from resuming service between the countries. The dispute stems from a March 26 decision by China’s aviation regulators that limited foreign carriers […]

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Trudeau at a Loss for Words Over Question on Trump and Protests

new video loaded: Trudeau at a Loss for Words Over Question on Trump and Protests transcript Back bars 0:00/1:30 –1:30 transcript Trudeau at a Loss for Words Over Question on Trump and Protests After a reporter asked Prime Minister Justin Trudeau of Canada about President Trump’s handling of the protests, he paused for several seconds […]

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Tech advocacy group sues Trump over social media executive order

A tech advocacy group backed by Twitter and Facebook sued President Trump over his executive order cracking down on social media companies. Trump’s order to curtail liability protections for social firms violates the First Amendment because it was a clear strike back at Twitter’s decision to fact-check his tweets, the Center for Democracy & Technology […]

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Tiffany Trump Fans Urge Her To ‘Talk To Your Dad’ As She Supports Blackout Tuesday

It might be time for Tiffany Trump to disable comments. After Donald Trump’s daughter demanded justice for George Floyd’s death, she got dragged by fans on BOTH sides of the political aisle. Tiffany Trump can’t win. The 26-year-old daughter of President Donald Trump tried to peacefully take part in the Blackout Tuesday social media demonstration […]

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Trump rips US attorney tapped by Sessions to review Clinton issues: ‘Did absolutely NOTHING’

President Trump on Wednesday blasted John Huber, the U.S. attorney from Utah whom former Attorney General Jeff Sessions once tapped to review Clinton-related issues, saying he did “absolutely nothing.” “Undercover Huber is a great spoof, funny, but at the same time sad, because the real @JohnWHuber did absolutely NOTHING,” Trump tweeted early Wednesday. “He was […]

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Biden moves closer to formally winning Democratic nomination

Joe Biden and President Donald Trump easily swept their respective primary contests that ranged from Maryland to Montana and featured the night’s biggest prize: Pennsylvania. | Jim Watson/AFP via Getty Images Joe Biden could lock down the nomination within the next week as West Virginia and Georgia hold primaries. Joe Biden is on the cusp […]

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Trump says GOP is pulling convention from North Carolina

Brendan Smialowski/AFP via Getty Images Trump announced the news via tweet, complaining the state’s governor, Democrat Roy Cooper, and other officials “refuse to guarantee that we can have use of the Spectrum Arena” and were not “allowing us to occupy the arena as originally anticipated and promised.” RALEIGH, N.C. — President Donald Trump announced Tuesday […]

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Trump says GOP ‘forced’ to seek other state to host convention, slamming North Carolina governor

President Trump announced late Tuesday that Republicans are “forced” to seek another state to host their convention, saying North Carolina’s governor was “still in Shelter-In-Place Mode” and had “refused to guarantee that we can have use of the Spectrum Arena” in Charlotte, despite earlier assurances. The president didn’t name an alternative venue. Earlier in the day, GOP officials […]

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In Rare Break, Some Republicans Reject Trump’s Harsh Response to Unrest

WASHINGTON — In a rare break with President Trump, multiple Senate Republicans on Tuesday faulted his response to civil unrest around the nation, rejecting his move to crack down on demonstrators and rushing to express sympathy with black Americans who have taken to the streets to protest police brutality against them. The day after Mr. […]

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Protesters return to the streets as Trump decries ‘lowlifes’

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump on Tuesday turned up the pressure on governors to quell the violence set off by the death of George Floyd, demanding New York call up the National Guard to stop the “lowlifes and losers.” As more demonstrations began taking shape around the country, and cities including Washington prepared for another […]

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