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Federal Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled fast

Kelly tries to get empty administration jobs filled fast

Conservatives are demanding faster action on vacant political appointments, though the president himself has indicated he’s comfortable not filling every job. By NANCY COOK 10/15/2017 05:42 PM EDT White House Chief of Staff John Kelly was frequently exasperated during the transition and early days of the administration over his inability to choose his own staff. …

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Video White House Spin (Video)

White House Spin (Video)

White House spin 8/2/2017 Now we know why Sarah Huckabee Sanders wears those pearls — so she'll have something to clutch! Posted by act.tv on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

Federal TRUMP WANTS TO DEPORT AMERICAN INDIANS TO INDIA

TRUMP WANTS TO DEPORT AMERICAN INDIANS TO INDIA

By Native Love  On 06/07/2017 In Uncategorized Leave a comment Washington (dpo) – As part of his plan to improve national security and combat illegal immigration, US President Donald Trump intends to send around 3 million American Indians back to where they came from – India. He is to sign an executive order to this effect this …

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Federal White House Sinks To New Lows Of Obstruction; Orders Every Agency To Ignore Democrats’ Oversight Requests

White House Sinks To New Lows Of Obstruction; Orders Every Agency To Ignore Democrats’ Oversight Requests

By Wendy Gittleson on June 2, 2017 12:13 pm · The White House is beginning to panic. At least that’s the most logical conclusion from their latest jaw-dropping move. In an order that’s pretty much unprecedented (wouldn’t it be nice if we had just one day without something unprecedented coming from this White House?), the …

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Federal Sally Yates just threw the White House under the bus

Sally Yates just threw the White House under the bus

By Jennifer Rubin May 8 at 4:04 PM Yates: ‘You don’t want your national security adviser compromised with the Russians’ Former acting attorney general Sally Yates told members of the Senate Judiciary Committee that former national security adviser Michael Flynn was “compromised” after contacts with Russian officials during testimony on May 8 at the White …

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Federal Schumer jabs White House over offer to fund Obamacare subsidies in exchange for border wall

Schumer jabs White House over offer to fund Obamacare subsidies in exchange for border wall

The White House is offering Democrats a dollar-for-dollar deal to fund Obamacare subsidies and the border wall in the upcoming spending bill, according to budget director Mick Mulvaney, but Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer shot it down, with snark. Mulvaney told Bloomberg Live on Friday that White House officials have told Democrats they’re willing to …

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Federal Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas

Washington threatens funding cut to California, other ‘sanctuary’ areas

Immigrant-rights advocates protest near the U.S.-Mexico border wall over a visit to the border by U.S. Attorney General Jeff Sessions and Secretary of Homeland Security John Kelly in San Ysidro, a district of San Diego, California, U.S., April 21, 2017. REUTERS/Mike Blake By Julia Edwards Ainsley and Andy Sullivan | WASHINGTON The U.S. Department of …

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Federal White House pressures GOP leaders on Obamacare showdown next week

White House pressures GOP leaders on Obamacare showdown next week

‘The question is whether it can get 216 votes in the House, and the answer isn’t clear at this time,’ a senior GOP aide said. By Rachael Bade , Josh Dawsey and Adam Cancryn 04/20/17 09:40 AM EDT Updated 04/20/17 07:15 PM EDT President Donald Trump wants House Republicans to vote next week on a …

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Federal This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

This Little Detail Could Cause A Government Shutdown

Soon-to-expire health benefits for coal miners are shaping up to be a flashpoint in the government-funding debate. By Laura Barrón-López WASHINGTON ― A permanent funding fix for retired coal miners’ health benefits may be in trouble. And so could the federal government’s operation after the end of next week. Congress in December extended health coverage …

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