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Ousted acting spy chief Maguire formally resigns from US government

Ousted acting spy chief Maguire formally resigns from US government

Former acting Director of National Intelligence Joseph Maguire has formally resigned from US government service, a source familiar with the matter tells CNN. The office of DNI officially announced the second-ranking official there, Andrew Hallman, stepped down Friday afternoon. President Donald Trump became irate in a meeting with Maguire last week for allowing lawmakers to…MORE

President’s new personnel head tells agencies to look out for disloyal staffers

President’s new personnel head tells agencies to look out for disloyal staffers

President Donald Trump’s new personnel chief told agency officials at a meeting on Thursday to expect staffing changes and movements across the government, people familiar with the meeting told CNN. A White House official said John McEntee, the President’s former body man who was elevated to run the presidential personnel office, made it clear his…MORE

Elizabeth Warren’s quiet campaign against Bernie Sanders

Elizabeth Warren’s quiet campaign against Bernie Sanders

Elizabeth Warren’s shock-and-awe attacks on Michael Bloomberg have won her the hearts — and dollars — of many liberal Democrats, infusing new oxygen into a campaign that looked to be on the verge of collapse after two disappointing finishes in Iowa and New Hampshire. But the Massachusetts senator has also been increasingly pointed in her…MORE

John Legend to campaign for Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina

John Legend to campaign for Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina

Musician John Legend will campaign for Sen. Elizabeth Warren in South Carolina next week, appearing in at least two events for the Massachusetts Democrat in Orangeburg and Charleston on Wednesday. He is also expected to perform, according to a Warren aide. Legend tweeted last month that he would be voting for Warren in the California…MORE

Why Democrats are hurtling toward a nightmare convention scenario

Why Democrats are hurtling toward a nightmare convention scenario

At Wednesday night’s debate, the six top 2020 Democratic candidates were asked whether the one of them with the most delegates at the end of the presidential primary process should be the nominee — even if that person didn’t have a majority of the delegates. Five said no. One — Bernie Sanders — said yes.…MORE

Mulvaney slams ‘deep state’ of government employees undermining Trump

Mulvaney slams ‘deep state’ of government employees undermining Trump

President Donald Trump’s acting chief of staff Mick Mulvaney railed against the so-called “deep state” during an appearance at the Oxford Union in the UK earlier this week, according to two attendees and quotes of his remarks provided to CNN. Asked whether a “deep state” of government employees is actively undermining Trump’s agenda, Mulvaney replied…MORE

Why Nevada could surprise us

Why Nevada could surprise us

Finding a public poll of the Nevada caucuses has been like trying to find a needle in a haystack. There have been just eight polls released publicly over the last three months. Two of those were internal polls. Only five of those have been taken since the primary season began a few weeks ago, and…MORE

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