• White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'
White House: Trump's tweets are 'official statements'

Which we all know isn't going to happen. This trollish appreciation misses the main outcome, that Trump imperils his own agenda, much of which we agree with, when he tweets from the hip. They won't say who that group is. "The Justice Dept. should ask for an expedited hearing of the watered-down Travel Ban before the Supreme Court and seek a much...

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  • Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment
Kansas legislators abandon Brownback's tax experiment

The bill rejected by Brownback will eliminate large pieces of a 2012 law that dramatically lowered state income tax collections and was championed by the governor as an adrenaline shot to the heart of a Kansas economy hammered by recession.

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  • Ex-FBI director Comey hearing: 5 things to watch
Ex-FBI director Comey hearing: 5 things to watch

The following month, after Comey had publicly revealed the existence of a federal counterintelligence investigation into ties between Russian Federation and the Trump campaign, Trump complained that the probe had left a "cloud" that was "impairing his ability to act on behalf of the country".

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  • Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk
Russian Federation probe: Subpoenas to get Flynn to talk

He said the Russian official denied such interference but also said he would relay the concern to President Vladimir Putin . "That could be further evidence of an attempt to interfere with the investigation", Schiff said of Trump's reported request to Coats and Rogers.

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  • Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case
Here's what the Supreme Court might look at — Travel ban case

The court used statements from Trump's campaign where he suggested blocking Muslims from the entering the country as the basis for their decision . But Gregory wrote that courts had a role to play. The Appellate Court opined that the revised EO served more to effectuate the president's agenda of religious discrimination against Muslims rather...

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  • Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest
Accused leaker shared harsh opinions on Trump before arrest

Investigators then found Winner's house in Augusta and arrested her while she was at home. "I know my daughter". Davis said she became a linguist, speaking Arabic and Farsi, and spent four years assigned to the NSA at Fort Mead, Maryland.

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  • Comey: Trump sought to 'lift the cloud' of investigation
Comey: Trump sought to 'lift the cloud' of investigation

The Senate committee posted Comey's opening statement a day early. "His efforts to get Comey to back off of Flynn and his reported effort to get intelligence officials to intervene with the Federal Bureau of Investigation provide further, unnecessary, support for his confession".

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  • Bob Stoops joins rare company in college football history
Bob Stoops joins rare company in college football history

It will be different, but I am confident that Riley will carry the torch of success that Stoops held throughout his tenure. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki, File) FILE - In this September 17, 2016, file photo, Oklahoma offensive coordinator Lincoln Riley , right, talks to quarterback Baker Mayfield (6) during an NCAA college football game against Ohio ...

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  • NSA chief, intelligence director won't comment on Trump conversations
NSA chief, intelligence director won't comment on Trump conversations

That left some committee members feeling frustrated, as NPR's Scott Horsley reports . Trump complained that the probe had created a "cloud" over his presidency. Rogers' refusal drew an angry rebuke from Maine Senator Angus King . "Why are you not answering these questions?" Comey quoted Trump as telling him: "I hope you can see your way clear...

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  • Poll shows UK PM Theresa May's lead widening to 12 points
Poll shows UK PM Theresa May's lead widening to 12 points

Corbyn, a 68-year-old leftwinger who has never held ministerial office and defied the odds to win the Labour leadership two years ago, urged supporters in Glasgow to think big. " The Tories alone are committed to seeing Brexit through in full", the Sun said in a full-page editorial. Police forces around Britain have reviewed security a...

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  • Medical marijuana bill makes appearance during legislative special session
Medical marijuana bill makes appearance during legislative special session

The proposed legislation, to be considered during this week's special legislative session, implements a state constitutional amendment passed in November that legalized marijuana's medical use. The new deal would allow each marijuana operator to run up to 25 dispensaries throughout the state. According to the Department of Health, the state regis...

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  • Trump tweets thanks to US service members
Trump tweets thanks to US service members

Trump finished his first Memorial Day address by honoring the "unknown soldiers" who have lost their lives in service. Trump singled out for praise three fallen heroes, killed fighting terrorists in Afghanistan since 2010 - Marine 1st Lt.

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  • James Comey is to testify that Donald Trump demanded
James Comey is to testify that Donald Trump demanded "loyalty"

It's opening early at 10 a.m. and will have the hearing's sound on full blast. His narrative of having faced down senior White House officials, and of having prepared a resignation letter as deputy attorney general, helped cement a reputation for political independence and moral certitude that President Barack Obama cited in 2013 when he nomina...

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  • Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney
Spicer refers Russia questions to Trump's outside attorney

Asked at an off-camera briefing for reaction to upcoming congressional testimony from fired FBI Director James Comey, press secretary Sean Spicer referred questions for the first time to the newly named outside lawyer. Conway also dismissed persistent speculation that Spicer, who has been pilloried on TV comedy shows since Trump took office on ...

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  • Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick for FBI director
Who is Christopher Wray, Trump's pick for FBI director

It was during an interview with one of the prospective candidates at the White House that Mr Trump received word of the appointment of the special counsel, Robert S. Nunn was a former partner at the firm. "I have the utmost confidence in Chris". Former FBI director James Comey , whom Trump ousted suddenly last month, will testify in pu...

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  • Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation
Trump to nominate ex-Justice Department official to lead Federal Bureau of Investigation

President Donald Trump said on Wednesday (June 7) that he had selected the former federal prosecutor Christopher Wray, a partner at the Washington law firm King & Spalding, to be his new FBI director. Delaware Sen. Chris Coons, a Democrat on the Judiciary panel, said he, too, was encouraged that Trump's pick is a veteran of law enforcement "rath...

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  • Trump to address infrastructure, health care in Ohio
Trump to address infrastructure, health care in Ohio

The White House's self-proclaimed "Infrastructure Week" began with Trump appearing Monday with aviation officials and some prominent GOP lawmakers to announce plans to privatize the nation's air traffic control system and separate operations from the Federal Aviation Administration .

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  • Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates
Trump's tweeted typo covfefe becoming vanity license plates

It only makes sense that he was trying to type "coverage", but his Twitter fingers got exhausted and just left it up to the rest of us to figure out what he meant. "We don't typically collect evidence for typos", Sokolowski told WaPo. Since Trump coined the new term "covfefe", social media has erupted with hilarious reactions.

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  • Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord
Hawaii enacts law to align goals with Paris climate accord

President Donald Trump withdrew the US from that agreement last week. Rather than being something for conservatives to ignore, the costs of unabated climate change strike us-and many others-as enormous and unacceptable. Half of respondents said the nation should be more concerned about "protecting the environment and reducing greenhouse gas e...

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  • Texas DA wants grand jury review of death involving deputy
Texas DA wants grand jury review of death involving deputy

As Rare reported previously , the incident took place May 28 outside a Denny's restaurant in Houston . An edited version of the video can be seen below. His children were in the auto with him as they waited to meet with his wife, an HCSO deputy who was off-duty at the time. KHOU 11 News will not report the man's name nor show his face beca...

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