Day: January 4, 2018

News Top Trump aides would get into ‘screaming fights’ in front of a ‘bemused’ Trump, Michael Wolff says

Top Trump aides would get into ‘screaming fights’ in front of a ‘bemused’ Trump, Michael Wolff says

9:27 a.m. ET SMIALOWSKI Michael Wolff, author of a hotly anticipated tell-all book about the Trump administration out next week, penned a column for The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday that offered a first-person perspective of his experience “plunking [himself] down, day after day, on a West Wing couch.” Wolff’s book, Fire and Fury: Inside the …

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News Trump suspends U.S. aid to Pakistan over terrorism concerns

Trump suspends U.S. aid to Pakistan over terrorism concerns

3:43 p.m. ET NICHOLAS KAMM The Trump administration announced Thursday that it will cease all security aid to Pakistan, citing the nation’s lackluster efforts to combat terrorism. BuzzFeed News’ John Hudson notes the suspension includes not only foreign military aid, but also general “security assistance” doled out by the Department of Defense. State Department spokeswoman …

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News Everyone in Trumpworld Knows He’s an Idiot

Everyone in Trumpworld Knows He’s an Idiot

Michelle Goldberg JAN. 4, 2018 President Trump is furious about a new book set for release Friday. Credit Doug Mills/The New York Times One of the more alarming anecdotes in “Fire and Fury,” Michael Wolff’s incendiary new book about Donald Trump’s White House, involves the firing of James Comey, former director of the F.B.I. It’s …

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News Report: Trump told counsel to stop Jeff Sessions from recusing himself in Russia probe

Report: Trump told counsel to stop Jeff Sessions from recusing himself in Russia probe

9:15 p.m. ET Nicholas Kamm In March, President Trump told White House counsel Don McGahn to stop Attorney General Jeff Sessions from recusing himself from the Department of Justice’s probe into Russian meddling in the 2016 presidential election, The New York Times reports. Two people with knowledge of the meeting told the Times when McGahn …

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News Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling off US coasts

Trump moves to vastly expand offshore drilling off US coasts

The plan would open up federal waters off the California coast for the first time in more than three decades MATTHEW DALY, The Associated Press Published: January 4, 2018, 2:20 pm Updated: January 4, 2018, 9:52 pm President Donald Trump speaks during a meeting with Republican Senators on immigration in the Roosevelt Room at the …

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News Colorado U.S. Attorney Refuses To Change Marijuana Policy Despite Sessions Order

Colorado U.S. Attorney Refuses To Change Marijuana Policy Despite Sessions Order

NEWS By Guardians of Democracy Staff Published on January 4, 2018 The U.S. Attorney for the District of Colorado has announced that he will not change his policy toward marijuana prosecution despite Attorney General Jeff Sessions allowing federal prosecutors to go after marijuana users in states where pot is legal. In a statement, U.S. Attorney …

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News Trump book publisher allowing early sales due to high demand

Trump book publisher allowing early sales due to high demand

By Brandon Carter – 01/04/18 04:03 PM EST 364 The publisher of an explosive new book about President Trump’s first year in the White House is allowing sales to begin early due to high demand. CNN reports Henry Holt & Company, the publisher of journalist Michael Wolff’s book “Fire and Fury: Inside the Trump White House,” …

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News Trump apparently couldn’t recognize his old friends while on holiday vacation at Mar-a-Lago

Trump apparently couldn’t recognize his old friends while on holiday vacation at Mar-a-Lago

9:51 a.m. ET NICHOLAS KAMM Michael Wolff’s forthcoming book on the Trump White House has riveted political observers with its juicy revelations about the administration. But in a column published at The Hollywood Reporter on Thursday, Wolff reveals even more details about the inner workings of President Trump’s team — including how staff members were …

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News Kellyanne Was Pulled From TV Interviews After Ivanka Found Her Answers ‘Idiotic,’ ‘Cringeworthy’: New Book

Kellyanne Was Pulled From TV Interviews After Ivanka Found Her Answers ‘Idiotic,’ ‘Cringeworthy’: New Book

Posted on January 4, 2018 at 4:25pm White House counselor Kellyanne Conway was pulled from television interviews earlier this year after Ivanka Trump and Jared Kushner, among other aides, grew tired of her “militancy,” according to a new book by Michael Wolff. In an excerpt from his upcoming book “Fire and Fury” published in The …

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APWU APWU: USPS provided no advanced notice or negotiations on Voluntary Early Retirement

APWU: USPS provided no advanced notice or negotiations on Voluntary Early Retirement

Posted on January 4, 2018 by postal USPS Announces Voluntary Early Out Retirement (VERA) 01/04/2018 – Today, January 4, 2018, the APWU was notified by letter that the USPS is offering voluntary early out retirement (VERA) for eligible clerk craft employees. This letter was received with no advance notification to the union or negotiations with …

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