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Before Congress or the public is allowed to dig into special counsel Robert Mueller’s impending report on Russian interference and the Trump campaign, the President’s legal team thinks it should be allowed to review and “correct” it.
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After Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin’s testimony before lawmakers about his decision to ease sanctions on a Vladimir Putin-linked Russian oligarch, Speaker of the House Nancy Pelosi (D-CA) called the classified briefing “one of the worst” they’d received from the Trump administration thus far.
During an interview with Sean Hannity in Texas on Thursday, President Trump reiterated his intentions of using the declaration of a national emergency as a back up plan if negotiations with Congress continue at a stalemate and said he can’t think of a reason not to do it.
Fresh off the release of a host of new details about his campaign manager’s contacts with foreign officials during the 2016 election, President Donald Trump on Thursday was quick to cast the “collusion” label onto another party: the Democrats and the media.
Just hours after being directly quoted in the New York Times questioning why terms like “white nationalist” and “white supremacists” are considered “offensive,” Rep. Steve King (R-IA) attempted to clarify his comments: “I am simply a Nationalist,” he said in a statement posted to Twitter.
The White House counsel’s office is reportedly telling President Trump’s aides to keep referring to issues at the border as a “crisis,” so attorneys can later point to that rhetoric to justify a national emergency declaration in court, CNN reported Thursday.
In true form, Rep. Steve King (R-IA), who barely squeezed out a win in his latest reelection bid after he lost several corporate donors over his chumminess with neo-Nazis, has a burning question: Why is white supremacy offensive?
President Trump told reporters Thursday that he has the “absolute right” to declare a national emergency to secure funding for his border wall and will “definitely” use that option if he’s unable to reach a deal with Democrats.