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A top Democrat on the Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee officially requested a probe of the several instances in the past year in which military personnel opted to stay overnight at President Trump’s Turnberry golf resort in Scotland.
Ex-National Security Adviser John Bolton’s former colleagues admitted in a press conference just hours after his ousting that there were “definitely” areas of disagreement between themselves and Bolton when it came to foreign policy.
A California federal judge issued a ruling on Monday that blocks the Trump administration’s new asylum rule from being enforced across the U.S. while the new restrictions are challenged in the courts, the Wall Street Journal reported.
President Donald Trump was not surprised that it was his eldest son who was involved in organizing the infamous Trump Tower meeting between members of his campaign and a Russian lawyer, a key episode in the Russia investigation.
While he’s never admitted it publicly, President Trump is privately concerned that 2020 hopefuls Sens. Bernie Sanders (D-VT) and Elizabeth Warren (D-MA) have a message that might be hard to beat politically, The Daily Beast reported late Sunday.