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Falling in line with orders issued in Canada, China and other countries, President Trump issued an emergency order Wednesday to ground all Boeing 737 max 8 and max 9 airplanes following a deadly crash this week.
President Trump used his Twitter platform to propel a peculiar conspiracy theory about the first lady using a body double during the couple’s visit to the Alabama town devastated by tornados earlier this month.
The spokeswoman for Democratic presidential candidate Sen. Bernie Sanders (VT) apologized and deleted a Facebook post about American Jews’ “dual allegiance” after Politico contacted her about the comment, which has been criticized as anti-Semitic.
The Trump administration plans to close its international immigration offices, a move that would likely harm members of the military stationed abroad who are trying to apply for citizenship, The Washington Post reported.
The Covington Catholic High School student who went viral last year for footage of him and his classmates appearing to mock a Native American protester has filed a second lawsuit against a media outlet for defamation.
Michael Cohen is standing by his sworn testimony — that he never personally asked President Trump for a pardon — but his lawyer admitted in a letter to House Oversight Committee Chairman Elijah Cummings (D-MD) that he “could have been clearer” about what he meant.
President Trump applauded Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) on Twitter for her recent admission that she was not interested in impeachment, but reminded his Twitter followers of a familiar tune: “I never did anything wrong.”
Uber-conservative crusader Ann Coulter bellyached on Monday about her lack of friends now that she’s taken to criticizing President Trump — whom she called a “shallow, narcissistic conman” — over what she sees as his failure to secure funding for his border wall.