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    “Body slamming” candidate charged with assault

    Republican Montana congressional candidate Greg Gianforte was charged with misdemeanor assault on Wednesday after reports and supporting audio of Gianforte “body slamming” Ben Jacobs, a reporter from The Guardian who asked a question about the Republican health care agenda. Polls in the special election closed last night, but Republican criticism was swift and three of […]

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    Michael Flynn pleads the Fifth Amendment after subpoena

    Lieutenant General Michael Flynn, former national security adviser for U.S. President Donald Trump, will not comply with a subpoena filed by the Senate Intelligence Committee over documents related to Russian meddling in the 2016 election, citing the Fifth Amendment. In a letter to Senator Richard Burr, North Carolina Republican, and Mark Warner, Virginia Democrat, Flynn’s […]

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    Notre Dame students walk out in protest of Mike Pence address

    A group of graduating seniors turned their backs on Vice President Mike Pence, who was giving a commencement address at the University of Notre Dame on Sunday. The protest was organized by a student activist group at the university, who explained their rationale behind the walk out in a Facebook post last week: “We invite […]

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    Congress and FBI continuing separate Russia probes

    The U.S. Congress are going forward with their investigation into Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election despite the Trump administration’s seeming to be averse to the whole situation, judging from their dismissal of FBI director James Comey over his handling of a similar investigation. The Justice Department, for their part, has appointed Robert Mueller, […]

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    Trump defends decision to give classified info to Russia

    U.S. President Donald Trump came out to defend himself against another damaging accusation to his administration, this time being claims that he leaked classified information to Russian authorities. On Twitter, he wrote that he had an “absolute right” to offer information the United States had on “terrorism and airline flight safety”, claiming that it was […]

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    House passes healthcare repeal bill, headed for Senate

    The House of Representatives passed a bill on Thursday focused on repealing and replacing the Affordable Care Act that was passed by Democrats under the administration of President Barack Obama. However, Democrats are now hoping that the Republicans’ controversial removal will damage the party’s reputation by the time the 2018 midterm elections happen, allowing the […]

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    “Morning Joe” hosts are engaged

    MSNBC co-hosts Joe Scarborough and Mika Brzezinski will be getting married according to reports by The New York Post‘s Page Six and Vanity Fair. The pair, who work together on the morning talk show Morning Joe, reportedly got engaged over the weekend on a trip in southern France celebrating Brzezinski’s 50th birthday. According to Page […]

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    James Comey: “Mildly nauseous” over FBI potentially affecting election

    FBI Director James Comey told a Senate panel he felt “mildly nauseous” about the possibility that his organization’s public investigation of Hillary Clinton may have affected the results of the 2016 U.S. presidential election, but also clarified that he did not regret his decisions and that he was confident of the FBI’s ability to investigate […]