Day: January 3, 2018

News Bannon slams Trump Tower meeting with Russians as ‘treasonous’

Bannon slams Trump Tower meeting with Russians as ‘treasonous’

Posted By: S Nicholson January 3, 2018 Former Trump administration chief strategist Steve Bannon seems to believe that Donald Trump Jr. committed treason when he and other Trump campaign staffers met with a Russian attorney promising dirt on opponent Hillary Clinton in 2016. In an upcoming book about the Trump White House by Michael Wolff, …

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News Mike Pence’s Aspen Vacation Cost A Small Business $10,000 In Lost Earnings

Mike Pence’s Aspen Vacation Cost A Small Business $10,000 In Lost Earnings

Business friendly! By Ryan Grenoble DENVER ― Vice President Mike Pence once said the Trump administration is “the best friend that small business in America will ever have.” Last week, Pence cost one such small business in Aspen upward of $10,000 in lost earnings, after his presence triggered flight restrictions and prevented a hot air balloon …

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News Millions Willing to Work for Mueller for Free If That Would Speed Things Up

Millions Willing to Work for Mueller for Free If That Would Speed Things Up

By Andy Borowitz August 15, 2017 Photograph by Saul Loeb / AFP / Getty WASHINGTON (The Borowitz Report)—Millions of Americans would gladly work for Robert Mueller for free if that would help speed things up, a new poll finds. According to the survey, a substantial number of Americans would leave their jobs, their homes, and …

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News “You own this.” Dem challenger slams Paul Ryan for enabling Trump nuke threat

“You own this.” Dem challenger slams Paul Ryan for enabling Trump nuke threat

By Matthew Chapman   | January 3, 2018 Randy Bryce wants to remind everyone that if it were not for Paul Ryan, Trump’s war powers might not be so broad. The political world scrambled in the wake of Donald Trump’s new nuclear threat against North Korea on Twitter, boasting that he has a “bigger & more powerful” nuclear …

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Video Trump Loves Bragging About The Size Of His Hands (Video)

Trump Loves Bragging About The Size Of His Hands (Video)

Trump Loves Bragging About the Size of Things President Trump *really* loves bragging about the size of things 🤔 Posted by NowThis Politics on Wednesday, January 3, 2018

News Doug Jones Sworn In, Takes Jeff Sessions’ Seat, As GOP Majority Narrows

Doug Jones Sworn In, Takes Jeff Sessions’ Seat, As GOP Majority Narrows

Doug Jones Sworn In, Takes Jeff Sessions’ Seat, As GOP Majority Narrows ByAlice OllsteinPublishedJanuary 3, 201812:10 pm On Wednesday morning, Congress’ first day in session in 2018, two new Democrats were sworn in to the Senate, bringing Republicans’ majority to a razor-thin 51 to 49. Alabama’s Doug Jones, after winning an upset special election in …

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Postal USPS announces retirement of Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Cochrane

USPS announces retirement of Chief Customer and Marketing Officer Cochrane

Posted on January 3, 2018 by postal Chief Customer and Marketing Officer James P. Cochrane will retire next month after more than 43 years of USPS service. Postmaster General Megan J. Brennan announced the retirement in a Jan. 2 memo, writing that Cochrane has had “a lasting impact” on the organization and the mailing and …

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News Meet the anti-Trump candidate running to become the United States’ first Native American governor

Meet the anti-Trump candidate running to become the United States’ first Native American governor

Published Jan. 3, 2018 by A.P. Joyce Paulette Jordan, candidate for Democratic nominee for the governor of Idaho. Paulette Jordan In a year when the rights of indigenous people have been under assault, from Standing Rock to the president’s Twitter feed, a largely unknown politician is pushing back by launching a campaign to become the country’s …

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News Florida anti-union bill targets teachers, but not law enforcement

Florida anti-union bill targets teachers, but not law enforcement

The bill would decertify unions where less than 50 percent of members don’t pay dues. Casey Quinlan Jan 3, 2018, 3:42 pm A bill to automatically decertify public-sector unions that fail to reach a threshold of 50 percent of dues-paying members may pass the Florida legislature this week. House Bill 25 would target all public-sector …

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News People are reporting Trump for violating Twitter’s terms of service by threatening nuclear war

People are reporting Trump for violating Twitter’s terms of service by threatening nuclear war

Elizabeth Preza 02 Jan 2018 at 20:48 ET Donald Trump on Tuesday stoked fears of escalating tensions between the United States and North Korea, casually tweeting that his “Nuclear Button” is bigger than Kim Jong-un’s. The tweet sparked outrage on Twitter, with users pointing out that bragging about the size of your nuclear arsenal isn’t …

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