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Court Sides Against Trump, Kushner Scrutiny

Friday, May 26, 2017

Denied: In another blow to President Trump, a federal appeals court in Richmond, Va., has upheld the stay on his travel and immigration order aimed at six Muslim countries. The court said Trump’s order “drips with religious intolerance, animus and …

Healthcare Bill Would Shed Millions

Thursday, May 25, 2017

To Your Health: The House healthcare bill would shed 23 million people from the rolls of the insured by 2026, according to a new review by the nonpartisan Congressional Budget Office. The CBO says, “Premiums would vary significantly according to …

Britain on Critical Alert, Russians Recruit

Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Critical Alert: A British man of Libyan descent is believed to have been the suicide bomber at an Ariana Grande concert Monday night in Manchester, England. The Islamic State has claimed responsibility. Police say they found the identification of Salman …

Concert Terror, Flynn Takes the Fifth

Tuesday, May 23, 2017

London Attack: At least 22 people were killed by an explosion at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester, England last night in what is believed to be a terrorist attack. Some children were among the dead. Another 59 people were wounded. …

Trump Seeks Big Deal, Last Steps

Monday, May 22, 2017

Trump in the Sand: President Trump is in Israel today hoping to make the ultimate deal: peace between Israel and the Palestinians. He’s scheduled to meet with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu and Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas. Addressing Sunni …

Trump in the Sand, Wag the Finger

Sunday, May 21, 2017

Arms and the Man: President Trump was greeted in Riyadh yesterday with artillery salutes and a flyby of fighter jets before he signed a $110 billion arms deal with Saudi Arabia in the first stop of his foreign tour. The …

Comey a “Nut Job”, The Big Melt

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Nut Job: A senior White House adviser close to the president is a person of interest in the investigation into possible collusion between Russia and the Trump campaign, according to The Washington Post. The paper reports that, “The investigation also …

Swedes Back Off Assange, Trump Denies

Friday, May 19, 2017

WikiFree: Swedish prosecutors say they are dropping their rape investigation of WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange, theoretically leaving him free to leave the Ecuadorian Embassy in London where he has been holed up for five years to avoid arrest. He may …

Special Counsel to Investigate

Thursday, May 18, 2017

Sound and Fury: The appointment of former FBI Director Robert Mueller as special counsel to investigate Russian meddling in the 2016 election and possible Trump campaign collusion is a blow to the already-troubled presidency. It sets loose a hunting dog …

Trump Asked Comey to Drop Investigation

Wednesday, May 17, 2017

Bombshell of the Day: It’s impossible to keep up. The NY Times broke a story saying President Trump asked former FBI Director James Comey to drop the investigation of Russian influence on the election and possible Trump campaign collusion.   …