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Trump’s slap at Twitter shows his use of power for personal whims

Trump’s slap at Twitter shows his use of power for personal whims

Donald Trump was impeached for using presidential power to influence an election. It’s now clear that his acquittal in a Senate trial only encouraged him to use that authority to service personal whims in a pattern that becomes more pronounced the longer he is in office. Two days after Twitter appended a fact check to…MORE

Roger Stone ordered to report to prison by June 30

Roger Stone ordered to report to prison by June 30

Longtime Trump friend and political adviser Roger Stone must report to prison by June 30, the Bureau of Prisons said on Thursday. Stone has said in court filings that he plans to challenge that reporting date as he appeals his conviction — though it’s not clear how successful that may be. An attorney for Stone…MORE

Is Steve King (finally) done for politically?

Is Steve King (finally) done for politically?

Iowa Rep. Steve King has holding on to his 4th District House seat by his fingernails for much of the past few years. He hasn’t been allowed to hold any committee assignments — an essential part of being a member of Congress and having any sort of influence — since January 2019. He’s been persona…MORE

Trump wants the border wall painted black; here’s how it might happen

Trump wants the border wall painted black; here’s how it might happen

The Trump administration is testing part of the US-Mexico border wall with black coating, a move that comes after President Donald Trump expressed his desire to paint his signature wall black but also could cost an extra $1 million per mile. US Customs and Border Protection, which oversees border wall construction, is painting approximately 450…MORE

Sen. Lindsey Graham encourages senior judges to step aside ahead of election

Sen. Lindsey Graham encourages senior judges to step aside ahead of election

Senate Judiciary Chairman Lindsey Graham on Thursday encouraged senior federal judges to step aside so his committee can approve conservatives who President Donald Trump would nominate to replace them ahead of the November election. “This is an historic opportunity,” Graham said in an interview with conservative radio host Hugh Hewitt. “If (Trump) can get four…MORE

Trump administration requests US military support for Fourth of July celebrations

Trump administration requests US military support for Fourth of July celebrations

The Pentagon is currently considering a White House request to have the US military participate in the Trump administration’s planned Fourth of July celebrations, officially referred to as the “Salute to America.” “The Department of Defense is currently considering a request to support this year’s Salute to America,” a Defense Department official told CNN Thursday.…MORE

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